Games sites push 3DNow support

Backed by AMD...

A coalition of Web hardware sites has put its weight behind the 3DNow! instruction set supported by AMD, IDT and Cyrix, and wants software developers to write to the standard. The group includes JC's PC News, Linux 3D Gaming, FullOn3D and AMD Insider so far. The ginger group wants to push development of applications and hardware that takes advantage of the instruction set. Go here for more information. On a wider point, The Register will look into the type of speed boost users can expect when SIMD instructions such as 3DNow! and Katmai New Instructions are used. ®

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