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x86 vs AMD64 OCaml compiler performance
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Date: 2005-07-06 (02:55)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: x86 vs AMD64 OCaml compiler performance

I just timed recompilation of my latest project to both byte code and native 
code on both 900MHz Athlon t-bird and 800MHz Athlon64. To my suprise, 
compilation to native code takes roughly the same amount of time on both 
computers but compilation to byte code is slightly faster (1m18 vs 1m40) on 
x86 but vastly faster (21s vs 1m50) on AMD64.

Any ideas why?

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
Technical Presentation Software