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Old 31-07-17, 02:42 PM
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AMD RX Vega - What is Rapid Packed Math?

Rapid Packed Math is one of the most interesting new features in Vega, but what is it?

Read more on AMD's Rapid Pack Math technology.

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Old 31-07-17, 02:48 PM
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So if you buy Vega it even helps packing to go on holiday? bonus
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Old 31-07-17, 05:20 PM
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AFAIK since 16bit math is much less accurate than 32bit, it really limits what you can use it for
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Old 01-08-17, 07:03 AM
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Here I am waiting for someone to invent a 128-bit CPU architecture and what do AMD do? They try to find ways to migrate 32-bit computations to 16-bit ones. Jokes aside this will really help the devs to gain every last bit of performance from the hardware especially in cases where you don't need a precise computation but instead fast computation of vast amounts of data.
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