Thread: Hz vs. FLOP/s?
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Old 2004-02-19, 09:46   #4
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Originally Posted by E_tron
It is hard to put AMD and Intel's processors side by side with the same measuring system. AMD processors perform FPU operations faster while Intel Processors favor integer. There are more complications like FSB, Stages, ect....
I'm not an expert but I believe you've reversed the two. Athlons are known for very strong integer performance. Their FPU is also respectable, but Pentium 4's can be much faster with code that is optimized for SSE2. The best evidence of this is GIMPS performance on Pentium 4s as compared to Athlons.
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