[futurebasic] Re: [FB] [FB^3] Floating point speed

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From: Paul Bruneau <paul_bruneau@...>
Date: Fri, 01 Oct 1999 08:17:20 -0400
Yes, and don't forget compile time. My big project compiles in FB3 in 8
seconds. A full compile in FBII took minutes. I can't tell you how many
because I would always start it compiling and go take a break.

PB

Robert Purves wrote:
> 
> >This translates to?:
> >
> >                 Time to nearest 10 ticks   MFLOPS     Times Faster?
> >                 -------------------------  ------     -------------
> >FB2                 11870                     0.2           1
> >FB^3 68K (1)         3920                     0.6           3
> >FB^3 PPC (2)         3870                     0.6           3
> >PPC ASM  (2)          710                     3.4          17
> >FB^3 PPC (3)          230                    10.4          52
> >FB^3 PPC (4)          230                    10.4          52
> >PPC ASM  (3)          100                    24           120
> >PPC ASM  (4)          100                    24           120
> >
> >Cheers,
> >
> >----------------------------------------------------------
> >Michael Evans
> 
> Right on the button. Impressive results, aren't they, and a good reason to
> get FB^3.
> 
> Robert Purves
> 
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