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Bitwise operators performance


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Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:20 AM

In HLSL I can write a multiplication,addition,etc in terms of bitwise operations.
What is faster?



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Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:32 AM

The compiler knows that integer * 2 == integer << 2. If one is faster than the other, the compiler can/will substitute.




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