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Assume a contract:

contract A {

    function b() constant returns (uint8 result) {
      result =1;   
    }
}

When I replace uint8 result with uint256 result then the creation of the contract gets 804 Gas cheaper:

        gasUsed
uint8     47631  
uint256   46827 

How does this work?

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