C++DelphiRAD Studio

Ryzen 9 5950x: Parallel Compile 124 Windows C++ Projects In ~1 Minute With 16 Cores

Modern CPUs like the AMD Ryzen 9 5950x with their 16 cores and 32 threads offer a significant productivity boost when developing C++ projects for Windows. As we saw in the previous post (Compile 1 Million Lines Of C++ In ~2 Minutes With A 16 Core Ryzen 9 5950x) we were able to compile over 1 million lines of C++ code in around 2 minutes using TwineCompile in C++Builder. Additionally, we were able…
Read more

Compile 1 Million Lines Of C++ In ~2 Minutes With A 16 Core Ryzen 9 5950x

The recently released AMD Ryzen 9 5950x offers 16 cores and 32 threads so let’s see what kind of performance we can get out of a parallel C++ compile with those 32 threads. At the time of this writing the AMD Ryzen 9 5950x has the highest single core CPU Benchmark score at around 3515. C++Builder is a rapid application development tool for building C++ Windows apps. It offers normal…
Read more

AMD Ryzen 9 5950x Powerhouse Compiles Three Fourths Of A Million Lines Of Delphi Code In 12 Seconds

Some of the latest hardware out on the market in late 2020 is the AMD Ryzen 9 5950x CPU and at the time of this writing has the fastest single thread CPU available according to PassMark benchmarks. Additionally, it also features 16 cores and 32 threads. I wanted to try running Delphi 10.4.1 on this new modern CPU and see what it can do. The comparison machine is a i7-3770 CPU (which came out in…
Read more

Learn About Using C++ rvalue References In The C++Builder BCC32 Compiler

BCC32, which is the classic C++Builder 32 bit compiler, includes the use of rvalue references, which allow creating a reference to temporaries. Also, rvalue references avoid unnecessary copying and make possible perfect forwarding functions. This feature is one of the C++11 features. Rvalue references are a compound type like standard C++ references, which are referred to as lvalue references.
Read more