August 30, 2007

AMD Proposes New x86 Extensions

"AMD is proposing a new set of x86 processor extensions. As reported last week, the SSE5 are targeting markets where AMD sees room for performance improvement.

The SSE5 extensions are for three primary areas: high-performance, compute-intensive applications, such as financial simulation and life sciences; multimedia applications, including high-definition video encoding and image processing; and security applications, such as secure transactions and hard-drive encryption .... "

Link: InternetNews


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