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Old 14 October 2015, 18:22   #14
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Originally Posted by Leffmann View Post
Using the timers is not overkill if you want accuracte measurements, but if you care that much about accuracy then you can look up the cycle counts in the M68K User's Manual, then you'll know exactly how much time a piece of code will need.
Cycle counts don't always work. For 68000, ok, no problem. But for 68020+, when cache misses and memory accesses (especially chipmem) come into play, timings become more and more unpredictable.
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