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Intel OpenCL Device Fission for CPU Performance
« on: May 01, 2012, 07:38:42 PM »
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Device fission is an addition to the OpenCL* specification that gives more power and control to OpenCL programmers over managing which computational units execute OpenCL commands. Fundamentally, device fission allows the sub-dividing of a device into one or more sub-devices, which, when used carefully, can provide a performance advantage, especially when executing on CPUs.

The newly released Intel® SDK for OpenCL* Applications 2012 is a comprehensive software development environment for OpenCL applications on 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor family-based platforms. This SDK also provides developers with the ability to develop and target OpenCL applications on Intel CPUs of previous generations using both the Windows* and Linux* operating systems.