Optimized Compiler Builds Are Well Worth It For Intel Tiger Lake
Written by Michael Larabel in Software on 9 November 2020. Page 3 of 6. 36 Comments

While Tiger Lake has AV1 decode now with the Gen12 Xe Graphics, for those making use of the dav1d decoder there was a noticeable speed-up when making use of -march=tigerlake for building it.

Other open-source video encoders were also benefiting nicely from -march=tigerlake for compiling these workloads. The improvements came as a bit of a surprise considering many video encoders already leverage hand-tuned Assembly.

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