A question about GMPs performance on the Intel Core i3 & i5 processors [correction]
galway at math.uiuc.edu
Sun Jun 27 18:50:39 CEST 2010
In my previous mailing I referred to Intel's i5-570 processor. I meant,
of course, the i5-750.
-- Regards, Will Galway
Will Galway wrote:
> I'm considering getting a new computer using, most likely, either an
> Intel i3-530 processor (my preference) or an Intel i5-570 processor.
> In terms of the performance of GMP, is there any particular reason I
> should prefer the latter processor? (The i5-570 has 8MB of level-3
> cache, vs the i3-530's 4MB, but I rarely use GMP for "large" operands,
> rather I tend to work mostly with 128..256-bit operands.)
> Thanks for any advice that readers might have.
> -- Regards, Will Galway
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