Actual benefits of amd64 over i386

Uwe Laverenz uwe at
Thu May 12 21:23:24 PDT 2005

On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 08:43:46PM +0100, Michael Hopkins wrote:

> Can I ask for honest opinions here on what speed (or other?) benefits I
> should get by running amd64 over i386?  I will never be using more than

I switched back from amd64 to i386 and made a simple test with "time
portsdb -Uu". Result: FreeBSD-i386 runs faster on the same machine so I
don't think there are any drawbacks compared to amd64.


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