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Daniel KusswurmModern X86 Assembly Language Programminghttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4063-2_11

11. AVX2 Programming – Extended Instructions

Daniel Kusswurm1 
Geneva, IL, USA

In this chapter, you learn how to use some of the instruction set extensions that were introduced in Chapter 8. The first section contains a couple of source code examples that exemplify use of the scalar and packed fused-multiply-add (FMA) instructions. The second section covers instructions that involve the general-purpose registers. This section includes source code examples that explain flagless multiplication and bit shifting. It also surveys some of the enhanced bit-manipulation instructions. The final section discusses the instructions that ...

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