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XE2 single-precision floating point disappointment…

DelphiTools – In the previous episode, it appeared that Delphi XE2 64bit compiler was achieving quite good results, however, after further investigations, things may not be so clear-cut. Transcendental maths, which will be food for a another post, the subject of this one seems to be an issue with single-precision floating point maths. Single precision Single precision having a smaller memory footprint and being typically processed faster (especially when using SIMD, f.i. SSE allows processing 4 single-precision floats at the same time, while you can process only 2 double-precision floats at a time with ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? Eric @ 2011-09-05 17:14

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