“CPU Extensions for Graphics and Video” by Rost, Brunner and Kaplowitz

  • ©Randi J. Rost, Richard Brunner, and David Kaplowitz

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Entry Number: 32

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    CPU Extensions for Graphics and Video

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    Description
    CPU developers have taken the next step in the evolution of CPU design with the inclusion of SIMD floating point instructions on mainstream CPU’s. This course provided an overview of the two main CPU extension sets aimed at accelerating 3D graphics and video: 3DNow! and Streaming SIMD Extensions (SSE). A general overview of both technologies and a discussion of the documents, tools, and example code that are available prepared attendees to make their own plans for software development and optimization.


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Contributed By:


    Mary Whitton

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    Charles Babbage Institute Archives, University of Minnesota

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