Re: Cyrix M2

Ingo Molnar (
Thu, 24 Apr 1997 17:46:29 +0200 (MET DST)

On Thu, 24 Apr 1997, Mike Jagdis wrote:

> (Cyrix had to use FP registers for MMX to be at all compatible
> with Intel. I don't think they liked having to do it :-). Intel
> did it to save the cost of engineering their silicon to hold a
> few more registers.)

has anyone measured how fast the K6 switches between MMX and FPU mode?

-- mingo