What’s New in ATI Stream SDK 2.3
* Improved OpenCL runtime performance:
o Improved kernel launch times.
o Improved PCIe transfer times.
o Enabled DRMDMA for Evergreen GPUs, as well as AMD Radeon™ HD 6870 and AMD Radeon™ HD 6850 devices.
* Increased size of staging buffers.
* Enhanced Binary Image Format (BIF).
* Support for UVD video hardware component through OpenCL (Windows 7).
* Support for Northern Islands family of devices.
* Support for AMD Radeon™ HD 6310 and AMD Radeon™ 6250 devices.
* Support for OpenCL math libraries: FFT and BLAS-3, available for download at AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing Math Libraries.
* Preview feature: An optimization pragma for unrolling loops.
* Preview feature: Support for CPU/X86 image. This enables the support for Image formats, as described in the Khronos specification for OpenCL, to be run on the x86 CPU. It is enabled by the following environment variable in your application: CPU_IMAGE_SUPPORT.
* ATI Stream Profiler 2.1 enhancements:
o Timeline visualization and API Trace.
o Support for 64-bit profiling.
o Support for Linux (command line version).
o Support for profiling DirectCompute applications.
* Stream KernelAnalyzer (SKA) 1.7 enhancements:
o Support for Northern Islands devices.
o Support for Catalyst 10.9 to 10.12.
* New samples:
* Optimized Histogram sample.
* Added makefiles and implemented changes in samples code to compile with Intel compiler, MinGW + GCC, and MinGWx64 + GCC.
* Various OpenCL™ compiler and runtime fixes and enhancements (see developer release notes for more details).
* Various samples fixes and enhancements (see samples release notes for more details).
Supported devices to be found in "Getting started guide"
Either the developers forgot the FirePro V9800 or their boss had none left over for them to play with Double- Global Compute Kernel
Product Line Card Precision Buffer (Shader)
AMD Radeon™ HD 6970 Yes Yes Yes
6950 Yes Yes Yes
6870 No Yes Yes
6850 No Yes Yes