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    Intel preps MMX2 extensions for next gen Xscale processor

    Remember when MMX first came out on the Pentium [Insert Intel jingle here] Processor? Remember how at the time, the only program to use MMX was a game from UBISoft called "POD"? Ah, the good old days. Well, MMX2 is on the way, but this time it's for use on mobile solutions. From Tom's Hardware:
    In its core, wireless MMX2 is built on the original MMX instruction set that was introduced with the Pentium 166 back in 1997. The first generation of Wireless MMX was launched last April with the introduction of the Bulverde processor. The extension added 43 new RISC-based instructions that, according to Intel, boosted multimedia performance by 25 to 40 percent.
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