i386 version in future ?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Wed Sep 28 11:31:27 UTC 2016

On Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:00:22 +0800, Erich Dollansky wrote:
>just take the last generation of plain 32-Bit-Atoms. They are really
>low power much less power hungry than e.g. an i7 of the same epoch. But
>it still is likely that the Atoms consume more energy to fulfil a
>specific task.

This is a ridiculous comparison.

>With other words, it is a complex problem with no clear answer.

It's neither complex, nor is there an unclear answer.

"The performance of a single-core Atom is about half that of a Pentium
M of the same clock rate. For example, the Atom N270 (1.60 GHz) found
in many netbooks such as the Eee PC can deliver around 3300 MIPS and
2.1 GFLOPS in standard benchmarks,[34] compared to 7400 MIPS and 3.9
GFLOPS for the similarly clocked (1.73 GHz) Pentium M 740." -


"Core i7 Sandy-Bridge, 3,4 GHz, 4 Kerne	102,5 GFLOPS" -
The German "102,5 GFLOPS" are English "102.5 GFLOPS"

If you compare 32 bit Atoms, then better compare them with 64 bit Atoms
and not with completely unrelated CPUs, that are way beyond the Atom's
processing power.


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