It is only a few weeks until you will get a chance to get your hands on the 4th Generation Intel® Core&tm; Processor Family formerly code-named Haswell. This architecture will come with some very nice features including Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (Intel® AVX2). Most notably, Intel®
It has been almost a year since the Haswell new instructions have been announced by Intel. Even though silicon is not generally available yet, the tools are now ready. Time to discuss how to write your first program for Haswell.