[Beowulf] AVX

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Fri Jul 1 09:21:06 PDT 2011

On 06/30/2011 02:57 PM, Joe Landman wrote:
> We are building a number of more ... specialty ... type cluster things these
> days. Its very possible to put together a pretty good 4 core 16GB ram
> modern/fast Xeon unit (with AVX bits ... Sandy Bridge based unit)

This sparked my curiosity as well.  What are people's experience with AVX? 
What software uses it?  Performance improvements?

Orion Poplawski
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