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I'm trying to figure out how to enable SSE optimizations in my program. I thought I saw an option under Code Generation in project settings once, but I don't see it anymore. I've also tried /arch:SSE, but output tells me it's an unknown option. Anyone know? Thanks

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If you are using the full version of Visual Studio 8, you can go to the properties dialog of the project. Under the Configuration Properties tree element, go to C/C++, then Code Generation. There is a property in there called Enable Enhanced Instruction Set, that should be what you are looking for.

Magius

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Unfortunately I don't believe VC++ 2002(7.0) supports /arch. I don't have a copy of '02 so I don't know specifically though.

Both 2003 (7.1) and 2005 (8.0) fully support /arch

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Aww man, really? Dang-it. I must've seen that option at my work computer then.

I have some old SSE code I wrote once to speed up my program. I'm getting back into maintaining it and wanted to see how it compared to what the compiler generates.

Thanks anyways.

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Well, you can always download the free VS2005 express edition. That uses the same compiler that's in the standard/pro editions and fully supports /arch:* options.

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