[MPlayer-users] Mplayer 0.50 still slow on a AMD K7 at 900Mhz

Dan Hollis goemon at anime.net
Mon Oct 15 13:56:23 CEST 2001

On Mon, 15 Oct 2001, Arpi wrote:
> > SSE is not recognised by mplayer, should it be with a k7 ? I think it is
> > only supported with kernel 2.4.x ?
> sse is p3-only. k7 has 3dnowex.

Model 6 and 7 athlons ("athlon 4", palomino/morgan core k7's) support real
true "intel" SSE, under the name "3dnow pro" I think. But it's real SSE.

Some buggy BIOS don't set the MSR bit properly, a recent patch to the
kernel enables it on these athlons when the BIOS fails to.

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