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Re: Intel vs. AMD
06/16/12 05:57 PM

> The thing that I don't understand is that how can a 31 years old game, such as
> FROGGER run any faster/better on an Intel platform and 'smoke' an AMD system?

The MAME code generated by modern compilers just performs better on Intel chips in most cases. Some times, a LOT better. I don't think anyone is really sure why.

Either it's a quirk in the Intel CPU architecture that just works better with MAME's code, or the compilers are just falling down on the job when it comes to generating optimized AMD code.

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* Intel vs. AMD c0dehunter 06/16/12 05:01 PM
. * Re: Intel vs. AMD DMala  06/17/12 01:28 AM
. * Re: Intel vs. AMD krick  06/16/12 05:57 PM
. * Re: Intel vs. AMD c0dehunter  06/17/12 03:03 AM
. * Re: Intel vs. AMD Sune  06/16/12 05:49 PM
. * Re: Intel vs. AMD mesk  06/16/12 06:41 PM
. * Re: Intel vs. AMD R. Belmont  06/16/12 07:13 PM

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