[rescue] R8k I2's

Joshua D Boyd jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu
Tue Jan 7 19:54:23 CST 2003

On Tue, Jan 07, 2003 at 05:07:41PM -0800, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:
> > get one for the collection (mostly because it's a good point about
> > higher MHz isn't always faster).
> Hum.... I would not put the R8K as a good example. Sure code optimized
> almost by hand after several virgins were sacrificed on a full moon night,
> ran very quickly on the R8K. As long as it was FP and fitted nicely on the
> cache, other than that the machine really blew.

I thought that the SGI fortran compiler was supposed to be about as good
as hand optimized code for the r8k.

Joshua D. Boyd

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