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July 20, 2010

Advanced Vector Extensions Will Debut at IDF

Paul Taylor

Sandy Bridge, which will make its debut at IDF San Francisco 2010, will be the first processor in Intel’s ranks to feature the Advanced Vector Extension (AVX) instruction set. Through the use of AVX, the peak GFLOPS throughput is said to increase to 32 double-precision GFLOPS per core on Sandy Bridge processors.

Full story at The Inquirer

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