Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

Confirm comment report request

Julian: we appreciate these benchmarks are far from comprehensive. However, if wish to claim that the Omega is faster at some tasks, we would really appreciate being pointed at some tests/numbers that show how and when.

monkey: Yes, I suppose. My FPGA knowledge is 5 years out of date. My feeling is that such a solution might be rather slow - the diference between ARM interger and FP instructions behaviour is sufficiently large that an "FPTwister" solution would be way out of the question. There are other FPGA solutions too - but I think it would simply be far better to use a proper FP ARM chip.

Nor do I do think further propogating these benchmarks "privately" is helping anyone. Let's get them out in the open

-- Peter, drobe.co.uk

 is a RISC OS Usermrchocky on 3/3/03 1:08PM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Click on the button below to confirm you wish to flag up this comment to the website's administrators. Abuse of this service will be frowned upon and it should only be used to notify us of comments that are extremely distasteful, indecent or otherwise unlawful. If you disagree with an opinion expressed or fact stated in a comment, please take part in the debate rather than expect it to be removed.

Return to the drobe.co.uk front page

Details

Reporting user / IP: / 3.85.214.0
Comment GID: 2472
Timestamp: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 14:16:43 +0000

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • RISCDomain magazine reviewed
    A media watch special
     9 comments, latest by druck on 30/10/07 8:55AM. Published: 20 Oct 2007

  • Random article

  • It's all over before it'd begun!: Omicron pull out after bankruptcy

     Discuss this. Published: 1 Apr 2001

  • Useful links

    News and media:
    IconbarMyRISCOSArcSiteRISCOScodeANSC.S.A.AnnounceArchiveQercusRiscWorldDrag'n'DropGAG-News

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    Dealers:
    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster

    Usergroups:
    WROCCRONENKACCIRUGSASAUGROUGOLRONWUGMUGWAUGGAGRISCOS.be

    Useful:
    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign


    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "Have I been nominated on drobe.co.uk this year? Sadly not."
    Page generated in 0.0261 seconds.