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Old 10-29-2007, 05:47 PM   #1
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Pentium 4 vs. i686


I'm trying to optimize my code usings CFLAGS. Is i686 the same thing as pentium 4? What would I name a package that was optimized for a pentium 4? Thanks.
 
Old 10-29-2007, 06:09 PM   #2
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P4 is a i686
 
Old 10-29-2007, 06:25 PM   #3
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Thank you, easy enough.
 
Old 10-30-2007, 12:06 AM   #4
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What's the numbering scheme then?

I was just thinking about this today. If a Pentium was a 586, and a P4 is a 686, how do the P2 and P3 get numbered? I run Linux on a P3 and I'm not sure if it also counts as a 686.

...MontyMan.
 
Old 10-30-2007, 12:28 AM   #5
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P2 and later are all 686.
 
  


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