FreeBSD/x86 SSE S5R3 App 4.34 available

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A FreeBSD x86 SSE App is available from our Power User Apps page.

It was built from the same code as the 4.33 App, so should be rather fast.

There's no graphics program included, but the App should write the now usual (extended) xml progress info into the shared memory segment for external programs to read.

Only run this if you're sure your CPU supports SSE

Happy crunching!

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FreeBSD/x86 SSE S5R3 App 4.34 available

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A FreeBSD x86 SSE App is available from our Power User Apps page.

It was built from the same code as the 4.33 App, so should be rather fast.

There's no graphics program included, but the App should write the now usual (extended) xml progress info into the shared memory segment for external programs to read.

Only run this if you're sure your CPU supports SSE

Happy crunching!

BM

I've just now installed it, and it seems to be doing fine so far.

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RE: A FreeBSD x86 SSE App

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A FreeBSD x86 SSE App is available from our Power User Apps page.

It was built from the same code as the 4.33 App, so should be rather fast.

On the same hardware (say Tualatin PIII) how do you think this FreeBSD app would compare speed wise with the Linux 4.27 app? Is 4.27 essentially the same codebase as the 4.33/4.34 apps?

Thanks.

Cheers,
Gary.

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RE: On the same hardware

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On the same hardware (say Tualatin PIII) how do you think this FreeBSD app would compare speed wise with the Linux 4.27 app? Is 4.27 essentially the same codebase as the 4.33/4.34 apps?


It should be somewhat faster because of the prefetching code that's not (yet) in the Linux App. Overall there are both reasons for speedup and slowdown compared to the Linux App, don't ask me how they add up. I'd say give it a try.

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RE: It should be somewhat

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It should be somewhat faster because of the prefetching code that's not (yet) in the Linux App.


Since 4.27 is already mentioned here, when can we expect to see this prefetching and stuff in a Linux SSE app?

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RE: RE: It should be

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It should be somewhat faster because of the prefetching code that's not (yet) in the Linux App.

Since 4.27 is already mentioned here, when can we expect to see this prefetching and stuff in a Linux SSE app?


I first wanted to see if it worked as expected on MacOS Intel, where there are many more or less identical machines. Also that's the compiler I probably know best.

I think I'll get to a similar Linux App some time next week. Windows, as usual (with me), will take a little longer.

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I now have two completed

I now have two completed workunits that were partially processed with this app. So far, it looks like there's a significant speed increase.

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My first pure 4.34 workunit

My first pure 4.34 workunit just now finished. This app is *very* fast!

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RE: My first pure 4.34

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My first pure 4.34 workunit just now finished. This app is *very* fast!

Okay, maybe not *very* fast, but it is on par with the 4.27 Linux app. I wrote this before I saw how fast the 4.35 Linux app would be.

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There sure hasn't been much

There sure hasn't been much activity with this thread. Am I the only one who's still sticking with BSD?

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RE: RE: A FreeBSD x86 SSE

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A FreeBSD x86 SSE App is available from our Power User Apps page.

It was built from the same code as the 4.33 App, so should be rather fast.

On the same hardware (say Tualatin PIII) how do you think this FreeBSD app would compare speed wise with the Linux 4.27 app? Is 4.27 essentially the same codebase as the 4.33/4.34 apps?

Thanks.

So far, it looks like this new BSD app is running at about the same speed as the Linux 4.27 app. But, the Linux 4.35 app is even faster than either of them.

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