i386 version in future ?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Wed Sep 28 09:16:25 UTC 2016

On Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:10:39 -0700, Mehmet Erol Sanliturk wrote:
>There are a huge number of jobs that they only
>require 32 bit operations . For such jobs , it is not necessary to use
>64 bit processors when  there is a need to a large number of
>processors for such tasks collection .
>For a few jobs , these may not be important , but in a factory using
>processors in large numbers , total of such small number of watts may
>escalate to a large amount . This means unnecessary cost when a year of
>operation is considered .

This is just a nice, it's an unworldly assumption. In a factory most
likely tailored embedded systems are used, or special devices with PIC
microcontrollers and something like this. A lot of code is still
programmed in Assembler for perfect optimisation.

Take a more educated realistically guess. 32 bit ports provide software
such as Firefox, tools to program and compile etc., so the needed
computational power using 32 bit CPUs, requires more power consumption,
than using 64 bit CPUs.


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