The answer is "Yes, of course!" as I explain below. But first, an analogy.Toys, more generally - kids toys, are typically rated based on the target age group for which the toys are recommended. There is in fact a 300-odd page document that provides the guidelines! While not based on exact science, the age rating does help in toy selection.
Intel(R) Advisor XE 2013 Update 4 has a very valuable feature to help reduce time it takes to run analyses.
Intel(R) Advisor XE 2013 helps developers discover what parts of their software programs scale well. Determining scalability of a piece of code is essential to determine if it is worth parallelizing and if so, the size of an actual machine which can exploit such scalabile code.
This page provides the current Installation Guide and Release Notes for the Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2013 SP1 product. The Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2013 SP1 Release Notes are a superset of the Intel® C++ Studio XE 2013 SP1 and Intel® [Visual] Fortran Studio XE 2013 SP1 Release Notes. All files are in PDF format - Adobe Reader* (or compatible) required.
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Intel® C++ Studio XE 2013 SP1 parallel software development suite combines Intel's C/C++ compiler; performance and parallel libraries; error checking, code robustness, and performance profiling tools into a single suite offering. This new product release includes: