Linux founder tells Intel to stop inventing ‘magic instructions’ and ‘start fixing real problems’

Linux founder tells Intel to stop inventing ‘magic instructions’ and ‘start fixing real problems’

Linux Torvalds, the creator of Linux, offered up some interesting thoughts on Intel’s Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (AVX-512) instruction set, calling it a “power virus” that was only created to make the company’s CPU hardware perform well in benchmarks.❗️ read more