AMD press release

Joseph Landman landman at
Mon Nov 18 23:45:27 PST 2002

The AMD folks at SC'2002 do have a live Opteron on the floor (saw it
last night).  The are not talking about performance, tuning, etc.  I'll
ask them about ATLAS/BLAS and see if they will share anything.

On Tue, 2002-11-19 at 08:56, Greg Lindahl wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 18, 2002 at 02:26:20PM -0500, Bob Drzyzgula wrote:
> > But is there any work on x86-64 implementations
> > of scientific libraries, e.g. BLAS?
> I'd bet that ATLAS does reasonably well right out of the box;
> even gcc can generate pretty good code with ATLAS, as long as
> it's an OoO processor, which the Hammer is.
> -- greg
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