[fpc-pascal]Best PASCAL for games

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Mon Jun 28 07:56:15 CEST 2004

>> Delphi is still better performing, but there is not much chance that
> Delphi
>> will see any improvement in this field.
> The Delphi compiler does not even support MMX, 3Dnow or any other enhanced
> instruction sets (except through the built-in assembler).  Does FPC's code
> generator support the use of MMX, 3Dnow or other enhanced instruction sets
> without us having to delve into assembly?

No, because NMX is useless for compilers since it can't be mixed with FPU
code. Since 1.9.2 FPC supports SSE2 for single and double float
operations. It can be enabled using {$fputype sse2}

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