[rescue] OS X is certified UNIX

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Thu Jun 14 12:52:22 CDT 2007

Joshua Boyd wrote:

>> 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.

Actually, quite a few are.  Games were among the first to make the move.

Also, you get faster floating point in 64-bit mode as well.

shannon           | An Irishman is never drunk as long as he can hold onto
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