int vs. float in benchmark testing

Andrew MacIntyre andymac at bullseye.apana.org.au
Sat Feb 21 00:24:36 CET 2004


On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, Peter Hansen wrote:

> Bart Nessux wrote:
> >
> > Uh, yes. We're benchmarking different processors. An IBM PPC 970 does
> > things differently than an Intel P4. Running the same bit of Python code
> > on both makes for an interesting comparison. Since processors handle
> > ints and floats differently, it is useful for me to test them both.
>
> Then why not get yourself some real benchmarks?

Marc-Andre Lemburg's PyBench covers this sort thing.

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