I have written on the merits of 64-bit vs 32-bit, or on the AMD Bulldozer CPU Architecture Overview. An article in ithare.com gave a very good overview about the relative performance of various CPU operations. Below is the graphic:
Also see the often quoted Agner Fog: Instruction Tables.
This blog was viewed more than 40.000 times and had more than 30.000 visitors. As in this post, here are the numbers:
All these increases by 10.000 views all come roughly every eight months, see 30.000 (Jan-2016), 20.000 (Apr-2015), 10.000 (Sep-2014). So I kind of have reached a steady-state.
The averages per day are:
The development of visits is as below:
Top posts (all time) are:
Statistics since February 25, 2012, most visits come from US and Germany by a wide margin, India has replaced France as third place: