AMD APP SDK (OpenCL) v2.4 Available



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AMD has just published a new version of its OpenCL SDK called AMD APP SDK (APP for Accelerated Parallel Processing).

You can download the OpenCL SDK here: AMD APP SDK downloads. More information on AMD APP SDK HERE.

Time for a little update of GPU Caps Viewer ;)



AMD APP SDK 2.4 changelog:

  • Improved OpenCL runtime performance:
    • Zero copy transfer of data between CPU and GPU for APUs (Windows only)
    • Improved PCIe transfer speed
    • Improved kernel launch times
  • Support for AMD A-series devices
  • Support for:
    • AMD C-30 Accelerated Processor with AMD Radeon™ HD 6250 graphics card
    • AMD C-50 Accelerated Processor with AMD Radeon™ HD 6250 graphics card
    • AMD E-240 Accelerated Processor with AMD Radeon™ HD 6310 graphics card
    • AMD E-350 Accelerated Processor with AMD Radeon™ HD 6310 graphics card
    • AMD Radeon™ HD 6670 graphics card
    • AMD Radeon™ HD 6570 graphics card
    • AMD Radeon™ HD 6450 graphics card
  • Support for CPU/x86 images (Enables the support for image formats, as described in the Khronos OpenCL Specification, to be run on the x86 CPU)
  • Support for cl_khr_fp64 on the CPU.
  • Cached reads (-fno-alias)
  • Binary image format improvements
  • DXVA buffer sharing
  • FFT performance improvements
  • Uninstallation of SDK 2.4 or its components is now done through the Catalyst Install Manager (CIM). See the Installation Notes for a description of the procedure.
  • For the AMD APP Profiler v2.2
    • Support for OpenCL™ application summary
    • Support for profiling with AMD Radeon™ HD6900 series GPUs (requires AMD APP SDK v2.4 and AMD Catalyst 11.2 or newer)
    • Improved Session List Explorer
    • Improved user documentation (now also accessible online in Documentation)
  • For the AMD APP KernelAnalyzer v1.8:
    • Support for AMD Catalyst 11.1 – 11.3
    • Support for setting the OpenCL compiler build options
    • Improved analysis for AMD Radeon™ HD 6970 graphics cards
    • Support for displaying x86 assembly code

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