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This section describes a system performance enhancement in this release.
The Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 release supports the AMD XOP and FMA instruction sets. The AMD XOP and FMA instruction sets are extensions to the streaming SIMD extensions (SSE) and advanced vector extensions (AVX) instruction sets. The AMD XOP and FMA instruction sets help to improve performance of tasks such as audio or video processing, simulations, financial analysis, and 3D modeling.
For more information, see http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/26568_APM_v4.pdf.