Your optimizations are the same as you make with other high level languages: minimize dependencies, allow for as much reordering and concurrent execution of logic as possible, try to pay attention to cache lines and memory access patterns (though cache-oblivious designs are a much better choice than cache-aware designs, because the rules are constantly changing), and most importantly, stop believing you really know what the execution is going to look like.
Of course, if you learn a lot about how a given x86 processor translates x86 instructions in to the processor's internal instruction set, maybe you can pretend that x86 is a lot like what people think C is.... ;-)
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