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    Good article! But this part shocked me: ...

    Good article! But this part shocked me:



    What? Everyone was expecting CPU parity with a Sandy Bridge i5 at integer level and failing behind at the floating point level. Sandy has double the FPU...
  2. Second try. ...

    Second try.

    http://openbenchmarking.org/result/1401145-PL-AMDA1078505

    http://openbenchmarking.org/result/1401123-PL-AMDA1078581

    http://juanrga.com/en/AMD-kaveri-benchmark.html
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  3. Yes, you are right.

    Yes, you are right.
  4. Excellent numbers! Thanks by benchmarking My...

    Excellent numbers! Thanks by benchmarking

    My original predictions about Kaveri were

    http://juanrga.com/en/images/x264-kaveri-pre.png
    http://juanrga.com/en/images/John-The-Ripper-kaveri-pre.png...
  5. I will be anxious to see Kaveri benchmarked and...

    I will be anxious to see Kaveri benchmarked and compared to i5s. Some time ago I did a simulation

    http://juanrga.com/en/images/x264-kaveri-pre.png
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    1) No. The driver and the rest of the hardware...

    1) No. The driver and the rest of the hardware related part has been developed by AMD. DICE has developed the part associated to the game engine and probably has played a role in providing feedback:...
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    AMD and Nvidia are working in improved linux...

    AMD and Nvidia are working in improved linux drivers. The drivers that will be used in the final silicon are not the ones tested here.

    Moreover, claiming that open drivers are not so good as...
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    The problem is in what it means "best". As I...

    The problem is in what it means "best". As I mentioned before the closed drivers can generate problems, including security holes, due to Nvidia refusing to answer kernel developers questions. Again...
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    I also was talking about them. Linus criticism...

    I also was talking about them. Linus criticism was because Nvidia refuses to answer kernel developers questions.
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    I understand those are prototypes, and I...

    I understand those are prototypes, and I understand people will be free to build its own boxes, but I fail to understand Valve chosen hardware.

    All triple-A game developers chose the FX-8350 as...
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    I have just uploaded a draft about what to expect...

    I have just uploaded a draft about what to expect from the next Kaveri APU. In general it is competing with Intel i5s. Much faster than IB i5 under GraphicsMagic, but much slower than a SB i5 under...
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    Thanks by useful replies. AMD is collaborating...

    Thanks by useful replies. AMD is collaborating with LibreOffice to enable HSA. I expect HSA acceleration in spreadsheets as well.
  13. And still Intel is trying to caught AMD jaguar...

    And still Intel is trying to caught AMD jaguar CPUs in efficiency and total power consumption. LOL
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    AMD Kaveri APU performance

    I am preparing an article that estimates the performance of Kaveri next APU.

    According to different sources, AMD official claims, rumours... I finally believe that the CPU on the A10 desktop...
  15. It is only myself or there aren't "great...

    It is only myself or there aren't "great benefits" overall? In fact, I see several performance regressions.
  16. I agree benchmarks are needed. I would confess...

    I agree benchmarks are needed. I would confess that less than a 10% disappoints me.



    Many benchmarks/reviews there out are not extrapolated to user specific hardware/software: different...
  17. This is something that I never had imagined by...

    This is something that I never had imagined by myself.



    I don't know any modern comparison with a binary distro. Some forums posters in the internet report about a 10% speed advantage, but fail...
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    Both of you would look to this 'revolutionary'...

    Both of you would look to this 'revolutionary' distro where each program gets its own specific folder

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GoboLinux

    Apparently it has failed to get interest from the...
  19. My conclusions

    frign, JS987, BO$$, a user, and others. Thanks by replies, links and info. Those are my conclusions, all open to debate/correction of course:


    For most software, compiler optimizations don't...
  20. I am interested in Gentoo, but I couldn't find...

    I am interested in Gentoo, but I couldn't find benchmarks comparing it to recent versions of binary-based distros as Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora...

    Do you know how many performance you get from going...
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