Terrible FPU performance

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Wed Apr 27 08:28:08 CEST 2011


Alec Taylor <alec.taylor6 at gmail.com> writes:

> What's an FPU?

Wikipedia not working for you today? :-)

<URL:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floating-point_unit>

I take it as a promising sign that computer-savvy people don't need to
know the term anymore, since FPUs have long been integrated parts of the
CPU on most computers.

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