Intel SSE4 instruction to improve CPU-GPU communication

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    The folks at ExtremeTech are reporting that at a lunch with Penryn architect Stephen Fischer, the Intelite revealed that a new SSE4 instruction will improve the read buffer performance between CPU and GPU by a factor of eight. Fischer noted the high-priority pathway would bypass the usual caching and "opens the door to new areas of collaboration between CPU and GPU". <br />

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