[PD] Mac: 64 bits faster than 32
msp at ucsd.edu
Tue Oct 29 15:12:01 CET 2013
I tried this on linux some years ago and got maybe 15% faster execution in 64
bits than 32 (on the same 64 bit machine). I didn't think to report that since
by default Pd always runs 64 bit if the underlying linux does.
On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 10:00:50AM +0100, Lorenzo Sutton wrote:
> 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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