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Intel Core 2, Core i7 Optimizations For GCC 4.6

May 20, 2010, 17:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

"CodeSourcery, a company that works on GCC for various companies like with Texas Instruments for bringing the GNU Toolchain to new CPUs and also offers their own software development environment, has shared their intentions to provide a new set of GCC optimizations for Intel's Core 2 and Core i7 processors.

"Intel is paying CodeSourcery to do performance optimization work for them in GCC and right now they are tackling unaligned vector instructions for the Core 2 and Core i7 families."

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