The Intel® SDK for OpenCL* Applications features an implicit vectorization module which boosts the performance of applications. The implicit CPU vectorization module seamlessly compiles the user's OpenCL* kernels to fully utilize the full 8 wide floating point SIMD processing, boosting the performance of user code without user intervention. The implicit vectorization module uses state-of-the-art vectorization algorithms based on up-to-date compiler research to ensure that the code performs.
More details on the implicit vectorization module can be found in this blog: /en-us/blogs/2011/09/26/autovectorization-in-intel-opencl-sdk-15
The Intel® SDK for OpenCL* Applications implicit vectorization module is based on the LLVM compiler toolkit. We contributed major changes to the open source community for better support of Intel® architecture: http://blog.llvm.org/2011/12/llvm-31-vector-changes.html
Watch the OpenCL implicit vectorization module in a talk at the latest LLVM developer conference.
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