Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 3rd Jan 2010 20:32 UTC
General Development Here's something you probably don't know, but really should - especially if you're a programmer, and especially especially if you're using Intel's compiler. It's a fact that's not widely known, but Intel's compiler deliberately and knowingly cripples performance for non-Intel (AMD/VIA) processors.
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jbettcher
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2008-06-15

This is correct they are marketing something and making false claims about it.

But inside the Microsoft/Linux world of PC's how many people are actually making production released products that are built with the ICC?

That's all I want to know, while this is shady of Intel to do how big has the side effect of this deliberate bug been? I just think many people are blowing this way out of proportion. I thought this compiler was mainly used by institutions and research type outfits.

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