On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 03:05:15PM -0500, Ron Olson wrote:
Perhaps as a compromise there could be a ‘regular’ 64-bit and a
It's not as simple as a "CPU newer than date X" cutoff -- Intel limits
AVX support to their Xeon and Core brands only. Their current-gen
lower-end stuff (sold as Pentium, Celeron and Atom) doesn't support
AVX of any flavor. And they sell a _lot_ of those.
I think AMD's situation is a bit better, with all of their current
processors supporting AVX, and only one (Family 16h) lacking AVX2.
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