[Mplayer-users] What to do before version 1.0
arpi at thot.banki.hu
Tue Jun 12 18:48:34 CEST 2001
> > > No, seriously: There could very well be more than one package: non-optimized,
> > > MMX, 3DNow, SSE, SSE2. Many programs come e.g. in RPMs for different
> > 486
> > 586
> > 586-mmx
> > p2
> > p3 (sse)
> > p4 (sse2)
> > k5
> > k6 (3dnow)
> > k7 (3dnow-dsp)
> "none, MMX, SSE, 3DNOW, SSE2" just as I said.
there is *big* speed difference between code compiled for 586 and 686.
the pipelineing is totally different of these CPUs. same for k5/k6.
maybe you with athlon or p4 aren't interested in some percent speed
loss, but many users are.
A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team
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