With the recent updates to Intel’s VTune™ Amplifier XE 2013, the user interface for the symbol search directories has been streamlined. The new interface should facilitate faster symbol lookups and quicker finalization waits. You can find the new interface in the project properties dialog.
Right up front, I am going to tell you that P-states are irrelevant, meaning they will not impact the performance of your HPC application. Nevertheless, they are important to your application in a more roundabout way. Since most of you belong to a group of untrusting and always questioning skeptics (i.e. engineers and scientists), I am going to go through the unnecessary exercise of justifying my claim.