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    Nice illustration of the benefits of SIMD. This though:

    “That’s the idea the people at Intel had a few decades ago”

    Seymour Cray be rolling in his grave reading that shit. He made a name for himself doing first, successful, vector machine in 1976. Their last one was Cray Y-MP. NEC took over the tradition with SX-Aurora.

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      Really solid article, it should be noted though that most C compilers will also generate SIMD instructions if the right attributes are used and data is laid out properly in memory.