[Beowulf] Intel 64bit (emt) Fortran code and AMD Opteron

Craig Tierney ctierney at HPTI.com
Thu Oct 28 12:39:52 PDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-10-28 at 13:06, Roland Krause wrote:
> Folks,
> does anybody here have positive or negative experiences with using the
> Intel EMT-64 Fortran compiler on AMD Opteron systems? 

Is it even going to work until the Opteron supports SSE3?
I suspect if you don't vectorize, or only build 32-bit apps
you will be ok.  However, for most applications the vectorization
is going to give you the big win.


> I am at this point not so much interested in speed issues but more
> stability and correctness especially with respect to OpenMP. Or in
> other words: Is it worth trying yet? 

> Best regards,
> Roland
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