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The '''intel64-haswell''' subarch specifically supports processors based on Intel's [[Wikipedia:Haswell_(microarchitecture)|Haswell microarchitecture]]. Haswell desktop processors are branded as 4th Generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 Processors. Many of the released processors are APUs, containing integrated Intel graphics support. Haswell Xeon processors include the Xeon E5 v3 Family.  
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The '''intel64-haswell''' subarch specifically supports processors based on Intel's [[Wikipedia:Haswell_(microarchitecture)|Haswell microarchitecture]]. Haswell desktop processors are branded as 4th Generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 Processors. Many of the released processors are APUs, containing integrated Intel graphics support. Haswell Xeon processors include the Xeon E3 v3 and E5 v3 Familes.  
  
One of the new instruction sets with this subarch is '''AVX2''' (Advanced Vector Extensions 2), also known as ''Haswell New Instructions'', introduced June of 2013, as an expansion of the AVX instruction.  
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One of the new instruction sets with this subarch is '''AVX2''' (Advanced Vector Extensions 2), also known as ''Haswell New Instructions'', introduced June of 2013, as an expansion of AVX instructions.  
  
 
Intel AVX instructions require operating system support and have been in the Linux kernel since 2.6.30. Additionally, they require slightly more power to execute. When executing these instructions, the processor may run at less than the marked frequency to maintain thermal design power (TDP) limits. For more information about these instructions, see [http://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/white-papers/performance-xeon-e5-v3-advanced-vector-extensions-paper.pdf this link].
 
Intel AVX instructions require operating system support and have been in the Linux kernel since 2.6.30. Additionally, they require slightly more power to execute. When executing these instructions, the processor may run at less than the marked frequency to maintain thermal design power (TDP) limits. For more information about these instructions, see [http://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/white-papers/performance-xeon-e5-v3-advanced-vector-extensions-paper.pdf this link].

Latest revision as of 23:27, January 15, 2015

This page lists CPU-optimized builds of Funtoo Linux for 4th Generation Intel Core (Haswell) (intel64-haswell subarch) 64-bit Intel Processors.

The intel64-haswell subarch specifically supports processors based on Intel's Haswell microarchitecture. Haswell desktop processors are branded as 4th Generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 Processors.

CPU Information

CHOSTx86_64-pc-linux-gnu
CFLAGS-march=core-avx2 -O2 -pipe
CPU_FLAGS (see CPU_FLAGS for more info)aes avx fma3 mmx mmxext popcnt sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3

Download

This section lists the Funtoo Linux builds currently available for download for intel64-haswell. A full list of Funtoo Linux builds can be found on the Subarches page.

BuildVariantLatest BuildDownloadBrowse Mirror
funtoo-current standard 2015-07-29
funtoo-current pure64 2015-07-29
funtoo-current hardened 2015-07-29
funtoo-current pure64+hardened 2015-07-29
funtoo-stable standard 2015-07-30
funtoo-stable pure64 2015-07-30
Important

Do you want a particular build of Funtoo Linux but do not see it here? Let us know what you need, and we will likely add it for you. Create a bug report requesting the build you need. To see what options there are, see our Intel Core i7 subarch page, which has a lot of builds listed.

Detailed Description

The intel64-haswell subarch specifically supports processors based on Intel's Haswell microarchitecture. Haswell desktop processors are branded as 4th Generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 Processors. Many of the released processors are APUs, containing integrated Intel graphics support. Haswell Xeon processors include the Xeon E3 v3 and E5 v3 Familes.

One of the new instruction sets with this subarch is AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2), also known as Haswell New Instructions, introduced June of 2013, as an expansion of AVX instructions.

Intel AVX instructions require operating system support and have been in the Linux kernel since 2.6.30. Additionally, they require slightly more power to execute. When executing these instructions, the processor may run at less than the marked frequency to maintain thermal design power (TDP) limits. For more information about these instructions, see this link.