Re: [AMBER-Developers] the -nosse option to configure

From: David Case <>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 11:11:00 -0500

On Tue, Feb 07, 2017, Dan Roe wrote:

> The 'sse' part is a bit misleading I think - I believe it also affects
> things like the AVX instruction set, which is only supported on sandy
> bridge and above. There are still some environments where the older
> chips (like nehalems, westmeres, etc) are still getting some use, like
> here in LoBoS and at CHPC Utah (and others I'm sure).

OK. I was hoping that someone would have said "I actually use this" on
such-and-such a machine. I note that there is also the SSE_TYPES variable,
which seems more straightforward, and appears to require Intel compilers.


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