Does the JIT take advantage of my CPU?

  Short answer is yes. One of the advantages of generating native code at runtime is that we know what processor you are running on and we can tune the code accordingly. Why would we do that for x86? Every generation of x86 processors has its own personality. Their personality comes usually in 2 ways:…

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CLR and floating point: Some answers to common questions

Some very common questions I get from customers regarding floating point are:   –          I get different results when compiling with optimizations vs without optimizations! –          My == checks are failing when the expressions are the same!   The answer for this question is most of the time ‘This is by design’, but it does…

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