[PD] Mac: 64 bits faster than 32

Lorenzo Sutton lorenzofsutton at gmail.com
Tue Oct 29 10:00:50 CET 2013

On 29/10/2013 02:43, Miller Puckette wrote:
> Just FYI.
> I just heard back from Rand Steiger who tried out a big patch in both the
> 32 and 64 bit versions of Pd on Macintosh - 64 bits came out substantially
> faster.  So if you've got a 64 bit machine, I think you're going to want the
> 64 bit Pd, unless you have old externs that can't load into it.

Very interesting, thanks for sharing.
Is this something specific to macs or was this just chance? Are there 
any other 'benchmarks' for linux?


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