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Originally Posted by Homeles View Post

20x faster? I think you're stretching things a bit. If I recall correctly, the most optimistic scenario I've seen was around 2x, showcasing Bulldozer's 256 bit AVX capability.
Anand Shimpi from AnandTech claimed that Haswell will be in the 5-15% range. So your 10% improvement number seems sound.
I strongly disagree with your assertion that instruction set implementation doesn't show "how strong a CPU really is." I know what you're getting at, but at the end of the day, ISAs are tremendously important.

Of course, 20 times faster was an extreme scenario case. Most often it was much less. I don't recall which OCN thread I remembered seeing it on, I might dig it up if I feel like it.
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