Benchmark By Guitar Tuner? More Commodore 64 BASIC Optimization Tricks

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How much can we speed up this line of BASIC? 10 POKE 54296,15 : POKE 54296,0 : GOTO 10

We'll try every relevant optimization trick I know of, while using a guitar tuner app to benchmark!

Index
0:00 Intro
2:16 The first version
3:25 Guitar tuner app
3:38 About 15.7kHz
5:31 First Benchmark
6:08 Speeding it up with variables
8:50 Using the dot/period instead of 0
9:24 Moving your loops to the beginning of the listing
11:05 BASIC listings are linked lists
13:11 A failed optimization

Links:
Fine Tuner App: https://www.finetunerapp.com

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