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Results - Texas Instruments MSP430
[MSP430 / GCC]

Time measurements were obtained using an oscilloscope attached to a digital output. See the "Tests Performed" section for more details.

Un-bracketed times are those obtained with compiler option -Os (optimization for size).
Times in [brackets] are those obtained with compiler option -O3 ('full' optimization).

Results for the MSP430 using the GCC compiler.



16bit addition


16bit multiplication


16bit division


32bit multiplication


32bit subtraction


Bubble sort

992μs [992μs]

Block memory move and compare

6.75ms [6.74ms]

Conditional branch to procedure

131.2μs [123.2μs]

PUSH’ing and POP’ing


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