[quake3] Re: quake3 MacOS hackery, continued...
Ryan C. Gordon
icculus at icculus.org
Mon Nov 28 19:20:40 PST 2005
> I'm actually pretty surprised there is such a large difference. On x86
> at least, Q3 is a long way off CPU bound and as such parallelising it
> doesn't really result in a much of a gain. I guess this goes to show
> that the OS X build is somewhat less efficient CPU wise. It will be
> interesting to see how OS X/x86 performs.
I'd be interested to see the performance difference once we get the
compiled VM details worked out...the interpreted VM is a total CPU
killer on Mac OS.
That being said, the profiles show quake 3 eating ~97% of the CPU, which
means it's not waiting on the GL at all.
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