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    Andreas_Wolf
    Posts: 11719 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
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    >>> does the A2 have AltiVec/VMX?

    >> Don't know but they could always add it.

    > Yes, of course they could, but what I would like to know is
    > whether IBM's stock A2 core (as used in the PowerEN and
    > Power BQC chips) has it. I ask because I've read conflicting
    > third party statements on that matter (and no statement by IBM itself).

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/08/22/ibm_bluegene_q_chip/

    As that detailed article doesn't mention AltiVec/VMX for the A2 core I assume that it's not there.
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