Best processor (i386) for Python performance?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Thu Aug 26 23:12:45 CEST 2004

Jeremy Sanders wrote:
> Yes - AMD64 could be relevant if Python gets a speed boost from the extra
> registers it has available.

Yes, could be. OTOH, it is 64 bits, so it could also see a slow down
because of the larger amounts of memory that needs to be moved for
pointers and longs.


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