Acolyte of the Butterfly
Posts: 150 from 2009/9/20
> IMHO there is little practical point in comparing non-SIMD performance,
> since the 970 *does* have Altivec.
Most tasks can‘t be vectorized, so comparing CPUs by their non-SIMD performance does make sense.
Tasks, which are calculating something can be vectorized.
If a Program mostly consists of the User-Interface, then Vectorization makes no Sense.