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Date: 2004-11-01 (00:05)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] bigarrays much lower than normal ones
On Mon, 2004-11-01 at 03:05, Hal Daume III wrote:

> I'm also really shocked that the 32 bit float bigarrays are slower than 
> the 64 bit ones!

IEEE hardware loads/saves 64 bit and converts internally to 80 bit.
32 bit requires extra conversions. OTOH you might save on memory
and gain some performance wrt caches.

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