[PD] Pentium 4 and denormalization

David N G McCallum 8dngm at qlink.queensu.ca
Tue Sep 3 16:29:09 CEST 2002

	Maybe a dumb question. But I was all psyched up last week to buy a
1.7GHz P4 Sony VAIO. Will the P4 always be a bad processor for Pd? Or can
I buy one in the hopes that it will one day work like its supposed to in

. David McCallum
.     Noise Maker
. http://mentalfloss.ca/sintheta/

On Mon, 2 Sep 2002, Miller Puckette wrote:

> I've got preliminary results that show that, on average, my P4 1600 doesn't
> run much faster than my P3/866.  So Pd users everywhere should buy celerons
> at 1.2-1.4 GHZ for best results.  They cost $60 and seem to outrun
> P4s, not to mention celerons at 1.7+ which are downgraded P4s.

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