size of limb

Torbjorn Granlund tege at
Sun Aug 7 21:26:13 CEST 2005

Décio Luiz Gazzoni Filho <decio at> writes:

  The P4 Prescott core is the odd man here because it can
  multiply about as fast as it can do an addition with carry,
That statement is misleading.  I'd word it like this instead: The
P4 Prescott core performs addition with carry as slowly as multiply.
(Unless you think 10 cycles is fast for a plain operation, of course.


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