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GCC 10 Lands Support For Emulating MMX With SSE Instructions

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  • #21
    Originally posted by gnufreex View Post
    Real deal is when SSE gets emulated by AVX. And then SSE gets dropped from CPUs. That will save die space and allow for moar cores
    That has been the case ever since AVX got introduced. If you specify -mavx all SSE instructions gets replaced by their AVX128 counter part. Doubt it will ever be removed from the CPUs. Intel still makes CPUs without AVX, and the microcodes are the same, only the encoding is different.

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