Re: AMD Processor
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From: "Christian Brandt" <email@example.com>
To: "Debian User" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2000 5:40 PM
Subject: Re: AMD Processor
> Stephan Hachinger wrote:
> > Linux runs on all i80386 compatible microprocessors. So it also runs on
> > AMD K6-2. But I don't know if any Linux application or lib will use the
> > 3DNow! extension. But this isn't very
> actually the Distributed.net-Client, linux-quake3 and some
> opengl-drivers use AMDs 3Dnow and Intels SSE. I guess there is not much
> use for those instructions anywhere else?
> Christian Brandt
I guess so, too. Perhaps in a mp3 encoder (I think there's the gogo
encoder - a derivative of lame optimized for 3dnow!).