A question about GMPs performance on the Intel Core i3 & i5 processors [correction]

Will Galway 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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