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Re: Performance with Intel Foster chip


Paolo Carlini wrote:

> Thomas Hiller wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> will gcc 3.1 support the architecture of the Intel Foster chip ?
>
>
> What's "Foster"? The code name of a new member of the P4 family?
>
> P.
>
That's the name of the upcoming server chip (to be announced at CeBit). 
Let's say it's a P4 for servers.
What's special about this chip is that it has two execution units in the 
core. And I'm not sure, whether the current gcc can make use of these 
two units.

- Thomas



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