[RC5] Willamette & SSE2?

Colin L. Hildinger colin at ionet.net
Wed Feb 23 18:00:57 EST 2000


I think the double speed ALU doesn't help much since the pipe is only
as fast as its slowest link.  Perhaps it helps the pipe refill faster
somehow?

On Tue, 22 Feb 2000 10:17:41 -0800 (PST), Spam Trap wrote:

>I'm sure everyone has seen reports of the Intel 1.5Ghz Willamette demo.  Has
>anyone taken a look at the new SSE2 instructions?  Anybody care to hazard a
>guess as to how fast this puppy will be if properly optimized?  Or is the
>double-speed ALU of more interest than SSE2?
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