[Ardour-Users] Denormals

Q lists at quirq.ukfsn.org
Sun Jan 1 02:17:15 PST 2012

On 31/12/11 14:50, Paul Davis wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 6:32 AM, Q<lists at quirq.ukfsn.org>  wrote:
>> Is this an option I would set when building Ardour, or is it something to do
>> with the kernel so that Ardour knows the processor can deal with denormals?
> no, its determined with a couple of specific instructions that query
> the CPU for its capabilities.

So is an AMD Phenom X4 9950 from four or so years ago not capable of 
dealing with denormals?

I've tried googling for specs but I'm struggling to find any definitive 
information one way or the other.


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