[rescue] OS X is certified UNIX

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Thu Jun 14 11:59:27 CDT 2007

>From: Joshua Boyd <jdboyd at jdboyd.net>
>Date: 2007/06/14 Thu AM 10:39:22 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] OS X is certified UNIX

>On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 11:14:29AM -0400, Brian Wheeler wrote:
>> On Thu, 2007-06-14 at 10:09 -0500, Brian Deloria wrote:
>> > There's XP "WoW" and XP64.  My understanding is that until you exceed the
>> > 4GB barrier of memory utilization there is no cost benefit but rather a loss
>> > in performance, or at least so sayeth the Unigraphics guys.
>> > 
>> The numbers I've seen on non-windows machines show better performance in
>> 64-bit mode over 32-bit.  Having 8 extra registers makes the code
>> happier.
>Only if you are running 64bit applications, which I'd wager most games
>are not.

Unless they require really, really high score capabilities ;^)


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