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Old 2020-05-31, 19:59   #8
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Originally Posted by ldesnogu View Post
mlucas will need to be changed to support SVE to use the vector units to their full extent.

Riken should hit the first spot of TOP500 without using any accelerator (such as GPU).
Laurent, I did your latest PM re. SVE a couple weeks ago - I'm not ignoring you, just my Mersenne-related time has been full-up busy selfishly upping my own personal GIMPS throughput via different TFLOP-chip means. :)

For the folks around here, though, SVE-enhanced Mlucas will be more interesting in the context of the ARM-based CPUs Apple is moving to, which one hopes will be not only high-performing relative to (say) Raspberry-Pi/Odroid but also support 256-bit-wide vector arithmetic.
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