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Daniel KusswurmModern X86 Assembly Language Programminghttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4063-2_4

4. Advanced Vector Extensions

Daniel Kusswurm1 
Geneva, IL, USA

In the first three chapters of this book, you learned about the core x86-64 platform including its data types, general-purpose registers, and memory addressing modes. You also examined a cornucopia of sample code that illustrated the fundamentals of x86-64 assembly language programming, including basic operands, integer arithmetic, compare operations, conditional jumps, and manipulation of common data structures.

This chapter introduces Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX). It begins with a brief overview of AVX technologies and SIMD (Single Instruction Multiple Data) ...

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