Explainer: What are MMX, SSE, and AVX?

neeyik

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It's worth noting that while AVX has been around a good while now, Intel's Pentium Gold and Silver current line of processors don't support it - bar one: the Pentium Gold 7505. Fortunately these can only ever be found in the cheapest of laptops, which aren't for gaming anyway.
 

deathtrap

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Intel® Advanced Matrix Extensions (Intel® AMX) is a new 64-bit programming paradigm consisting of two components:
A set of 2-dimensional registers (tiles) representing sub-arrays from a larger 2-dimensional memory image
An accelerator that is able to operate on tiles

https://software.intel.com/content/...matrix-extensions-intel-amx-instructions.html

AMX-TILE Instructions
These intrinsics support tile architecture.
AMX-BF16
AMX-INT8