Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 22nd Sep 2009 21:54 UTC
Intel The Intel Developer Forum is currently in full swing, but it kicked off with a speech by Intel CEO Paul Otellini. Well, there's bad news for those of us who long for a time where lots of different architectures compete with one another, ensuring that technology is moved forward. Otellini's plans for Intel basically come down to one thing: x86 everywhere.
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That leads to "more of the program can be stored in cache" for x86, and subsequently to faster execution.

Maybe, but during that sinus calculation by x86 - the RISC will fill and empty its cache several times... there's wrong assumption, that x86 and RISC are of the same speed; no, RISC is much faster.

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