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Re: [Bug-gnubg] question: gnubg performance and benchmarks

From: Øystein O Johansen
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] question: gnubg performance and benchmarks
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2005 16:19:16 +0100

> Hi there,


> Firstly, thanks to all for a really great product!

We're thankful for the credit.

> My question is that I am planning to buy a new PC and my only real
> criteria is how fast it will run GNUBG rollouts. So, are there any
> thoughts on:

> Processor? - AMD/Intel?

They're about equal, I believe. Correct me if I'm wrong.

> Memory? - How much is enough? Is there a max above which it
> makes no difference?

As long as there is enough memory to set the cache to a good value, I don't
believe a increase of memory will make a huge difference. All modern
computers have enough memory to set the cache to 64k enteries and that is

> Operating System (I probably have to use XP sadly for work

Not much difference here either.

The big difference is the compiler that compiles the program. I believe
Ingo is working on this and I think his study will gain some speed. Ingo?
How's it going?


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