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-advmethods = 3dnow Boost?


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Well, it seems that when I have the -advmethods tag going, I get the 3DNow boost, when I take it off, I get SSE(or whatever).

 

I know my comp goes a lot faster with SSE, should I just take the -advmethods thing off?

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Hmmmmm

 

-advmethods

Request to be assigned any new Cores or work units.

 

do you mean the "-forceasm" flag instead

 

-forceasm

Instruct the core to use SSE/3DNow assembly instructions if possible, even if it has previously made the determination that the machine may not be handling this well.

 

 

 

 

OK... i just checked.. with my XP2400 running at 2239mhz....

I am working on p639....and my system runs 5 seconds per fram FASTER WITH the -forceasm flag..

 

while that doesn't sound like much... it adds up to over 33 minutes of processor time... OK.. so it isn't that much, but it is something

Edited by exeter_acres

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I just find that with the -advmethods -forceasm flags on I always get the 3DNow boost, which is slower (a lot) on my comp. However, taking off the -advmethods flag, I still get the same work units, but it goes faster cause I get the SSE boost

 

Weird.

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