Unrolling AltiVec, Part 2, Optimize code for SIMD processing
Tweak your C code, or dip into assembly
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Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: March 16, 2005
In this second article of a three-part series, Peter Seebach looks closer at AltiVec, the PowerPC SIMD unit. He explains further how you can effectively use AltiVec, discussing the choice between C and assembly, and shows some of the issues you'll face when trying to get the best performance out of an AltiVec processor.
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