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post #56 of (permalink) Old 07-15-2008, 09:50 AM
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Originally Posted by rabidgnome229 View Post
Add, subtract, multiply, divide, bitwise shifts, AND, OR, XOR, NOT, compare, jump, move...

I think those are the micro ops although I may have missed something
There are also lots of special multimedia instructions... ever heard of SSE, SSE2, SSE3, etc?

A CPU can be made to have any kind of instructions you want, really. It just depends on if Intel or AMD thinks a given instruction would be used often enough to actually be useful.

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