[linux-audio-user] moterhboard and sound card advise

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Fri Jul 2 08:29:56 EDT 2004

And if I were running transaction processing on a database I'd all over
that like a cheap suit.  But I'm not, so I won't ;-)


On Fri, 2004-07-02 at 00:54, Malcolm Baldridge wrote:
> By the way, here's a "real world" example of the performance benefits to
> using the Intel compiler on a "real" program which doesn't seem an obvious
> beneficiary from Pentium 4 optimisation:
> <http://dev.mysql.com/tech-resources/articles/intel-compiler-casestudy-mysql.pdf>
> These are serious gains, people.
> It's like cranking up the clockspeed from 3GHz to 3.6-4.2GHz for just one
> additional line in your configure command. [*]
> If you're tired of CPUs which give nuclear reactors a run for the thermal
> dissipation money and false economies of "cheaper" CPUs, I think you'll be
> very pleasantly surprised by 800FSB P4 performance.
> =MB=
> [*] Intel C Compiler is free to download and use but you cannot ship a
> commercial product built with it without paying for a licence.

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