Thus, I really want to see Native Client succeed, as it neatly jumps to a world where it's possible to have code within 5-10% of the performance of native code, securely deployed on the web. I wrote a slightly inflammatory post about why the web should compete at the same level as native desktop applications, and why Native Client is important for getting us there.
First, the code is on github.
- C++ w/ SSE intrinsics: 98.3
- C++ w/ scalars: 61.2
Finally, if you want to track Mozilla's investigation into this benchmark, here is the bug. I'm excited to see what they can do.