[SciPy-user] 64 bit and 32 bit on Ubuntu

Nathan Bell wnbell@gmail....
Mon Oct 13 09:43:53 CDT 2008


On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 5:04 PM, Kurt Smith <kwmsmith@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Is this 20% from your own experience, or are there timings out there?
> I've looked around, but the comparisons are pretty old and made when
> very few 64 bit apps were around, so 32 had the day.  Anyone aware of
> comparisons between 64 and 32 bit performance for numerical codes?
>

I've never done a proper study of the matter, so that's just my take
from benchmarks and anecdotes I've read.

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