Python Memory Manager

Paul Rubin http
Wed Feb 20 13:50:42 CET 2008


MartinRinehart at gmail.com writes:
> > Use XMM instead.
> 
> Thank you, Paul. I'm pretty sure you meant MMX, Multi-Media eXtensions.

MMX is the obsolete 64 bit predecessor to XMM.  XMM encompasses 128
bit wide MMX-like integer instructions and several generations of SSE
floating point ops.  Main thing about it is that it's 128 bits wide
and has instructions to get cache prefetches started now if you'll
need them later.



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