Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z Republic of Gamers Socket AM3+/ AMD 990FX/ DDR3/ CrossFireX & Quad SLI/ SATA3&USB3.0/ A&GbE ATX Motherboard
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Audio: Integrated 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
LAN: Integrated Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Ports: 12x USB 2.0 Ports (8 rear, 4 at mid-board), 6x USB 3.0 Ports (4 rear, 2 at mid-board), 2x eSATA3 Ports, 1x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Combo Port, 1x Optical S/PDIF out, 1x RJ45 LAN Port, Audio I/O Jacks
Form Factor: ATX, 12.0 x 9.6 inch / 30.5 x 24.4 cm
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Reviewed by gpscientist from Tracy, CA on 12/28/12
Several years ago I upgraded to an i7, 8 threaded an electromagnetic code, & got a speed-up of 8. I was hoping to get a speed-up of something close to 4 more with the AMD FX-8350 (Black Ed)+Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z combo using the new VEX vector operations that do 4 floating ops/command. When I turned on VEX in the compiler I got a 5% speed-up. I studied the resulting assembler code, made changes, & now have a 15% speed-up. If I figure out how to make a signigicant increase in speed, (continued...)
I haven't done assembly coding for a long time, so I might be overlooking something.
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