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Old 2009-05-11, 13:21   #10
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do you think multi5 code can be optimized to run faster on 64 bit OS?
I wouldn't expect any increase in speed since the (current) code will not benefit from a 64 bit architecture (e.g. 64 bit registers). The program was written to fit just into the limitations (e.g. cache size etc.) of the 32 bit processors of that time. Of course one could rewrite some parts to gain some benefit from 64 bits, but this would require some further investigation.
Probably a complete rewrite in C/C++ would be necessary...
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