Quick info about a great SIMD writeup

Hi, folks. I wanted to put together a more coherent version of a random Twitter conversation I had with Sasha Goldshtein. First, you should go read Sasha’s excellent write-up on SIMD: http://blogs.microsoft.co.il/sasha/2014/04/22/c-vectorization-microsoft-bcl-simd/. He’s done an excellent job of talking about how scalar & vector operations compare, and really dug in deep to performance of the…

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RyuJIT CTP3: How to use SIMD

SIMD details will be forthcoming from the .NET blog, but Soma’s already showed some sample code, and everything’s available, so until those details are available here are directions about how to kick the SIMD tires: Go get RyuJIT CTP3 and install it (requires x64 Windows 8.1 or Window Server 2012R2, same as before) Set the…

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