Phoronix: Linux Kernel Still Picking Up AVX Optimizations

Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX) have been present in Intel and AMD hardware since last year with Sandy Bridge and Bulldozer processors, respectively, but their use isn't too very widespread at this point. Fortunately, the Linux kernel has been receiving some AVX1/AVX2 optimizations...

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