Newsflash: Sometimes Using Float is Faster Than Using Int in Java

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Performance considerations in the eighties Time and again, I’m surprised by the performance of modern CPUs. Actually, the speed boost astonishing me most took place a decade ago, give or take a few years. Before that, floating point operations were a lot slower than integer operations. When I learned my first assembly language, the 6502 […]