Your Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor starter kit has all the tools needed to go parallel – now what? This TOP10 list provides suggestions for what to do next . Once you've learned more about parallel programming techniques and practiced some basic exercises, you'll be best prepared to optimize your own application!
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