Concerns about performance w/Python, Pysco on Pentiums

Stephen Kellett snail at objmedia.demon.co.uk
Thu Mar 6 17:42:17 CET 2003


>do). Being the toy it is, I'd not be surprised if even a user-space program
>could query performance registers on Windows 9x/ME :)

I can't comment for Win9x, but Win NT/2000/XP programs can happily call 
cpuid and rdtsc without causing any exceptions. These are user mode 
programs, not drivers sitting in kernel space.

Stephen
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