The "Introduction to MMX Technology" tutorial introduces the media extensions for Intel Architecture (IA) and teaches you how to use the new MMX instructions to improve your application's performance.
The tutorial features four lessons:
Introduction introduces the MMX technology and its benefits. It presents the new architectural features of the MMX technology: packed data types, new registers, and new instructions.
MMX Instructions describes in detail the functionality of the new MMX instructions.
Using MMX Instructions presents some sample MMX code sequences.
MMX Code and OS Issues describes how MMX code uses existing operating systems.