[Numpy-discussion] OT: performance in C extension; OpenMP, or SSE ?
matthieu.brucher at gmail.com
Thu Feb 17 04:29:25 EST 2011
> Do you think, one could get even better ?
> And, where does the 7% slow-down (for single thread) come from ?
> Is it possible to have the OpenMP option in a code, without _any_
> penalty for 1 core machines ?
There will always be a penalty for parallel code that runs on one core. You
have at least the overhead for splitting the data.
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