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Old 16 September 2010, 14:09   #88
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Originally Posted by Zetr0 View Post
Amongst this amazing result I must ask why the FPU would slow down the design?
I explained that in Post#33 - it's a very technical explanation. In layman's terms, imagine a room with just a few people: Noise level is low, and communication is easy. Then imagine a room with lots of people, where you always have a basic noise level. If a speaker wants to reach a person at the far end of the room, he has more problems to do that compared to the room with just a few persons. Essentially, the FPU would act like the "too many persons" on the data bus.

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