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Saturday, 27 October 2012

FX-8350 Piledriver Tuning On AMD's Open64 Compiler

With this week's unveiling of the FX-8350 eight-core processor being based on AMD's new Piledriver architecture, in this article are benchmarks when testing out the Piledriver "bdver2" optimizations within AMD's own Open64 compiler.

Back in August was when AMD released the AMD Open64 4.5.2 compiler, which introduced support for Family 15h Piledriver cores. With the Piledriver support came work within AMD's Open64 compiler fork for handling AVX, XOP, FMA3, FMA4, BMI, TBM, and F16C instruction sets... Phoronix


 

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