[gmx-users] GROMACS 4.6-beta2 released

Justin Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Fri Dec 7 03:45:22 CET 2012

On 12/6/12 9:42 PM, Yorquant Wang wrote:
> Hi Mark:
>      There is a new instruction set architecture (*Advanced Vector Extensions
> * (AVX)) that can make float calculation in Intel CPU faster two times
> compared with the old instruction set. I want to know if the Gromacs
> developers have a plan to make GMX support AVX. if the GMX can support GMX,
> I think maybe two times speed-up in GMX will be gotten immediately.

The present release supports AVX.



Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Department of Biochemistry
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
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