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 Introducing the PowerPC SIMD unit

AltiVec? Velocity Engine? VMX? If you've only been casually following PowerPC development, you might be confused by the various guises of this vector processing SIMD technology. This article covers the basics on what AltiVec is, what it does -- and how it stacks up against its competition.

 (Submitted by Anonymous Sat Mar 5, 2005 )


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