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Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2015 13:01:22 +0200
From: Lukas Odzioba <>
Subject: Re: New SIMD generations, code layout

2015-04-01 10:13 GMT+02:00 magnum <>:
> An odd thing with MIC compared to AVX2 and below is the MIC doesn't have
> any "lower" support. Eg. you always know that an XOP capable system also
> supports (and defines) AVX, AVX also supports SSE4.1, SSE4.1 also
> supports SSSE3 and all of them supports SSE2. But MIC *only* supports
> the _mm512* intrinsics.

This is true only for current MIC generation - KNC, it will change in
the next one.


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