New Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX) x86 CPU extension is extending SIMD registers from 128 to 256 bits.
It is present now in Intel Sandy Bridge CPUs and will present is future AMD CPUs as well.
It is possible to make my Oracle passwords (DES) solver working at double speed on these CPUs because of register extension.
But I need to test it before.
Does anybody have Intel Sandy Bridge hardware now? If yes, I would like to have Linux shell account to it and would update ops_sse2 to work with AVX.
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