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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
By the nature of the RISC architecture, a lot of simple vector operations coded by hand would always outperform the same thing on earlier x86 CPUs, like the first Pentium.
I suppose there are more complex multimedia cases where it makes sense to have dedicated instructions equivalent to SSE on RISC machines.
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