If you’re working on a cutting-edge visual computing application, download the new release the Intel® Software Development Kit (SDK) for OpenCL Applications 2013 to realize efficiency, performance and power savings. The new SDK includes certified OpenCL 1.2 support on 3rd and future 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors running Microsoft Windows* 7 and 8 operating systems.
I have a lecture I give to college classes on parallel programming In it, I carefully explain the reasons behind the transition to many core chips and then discuss the need for design patterns to help us do the right things. I then close with the critical role that OpenCL plays in the future of many core chips.
Intel® SDK for OpenCL* Applications 2012* Release Notes contain information about the Intel® SDK for OpenCL* Applications 2012 new features, fixed bugs, and includes the updated list of supported hardware and software. It also includes information on SDK limitations and known issues.
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ processor family supports the OpenCL* 1.1 standard across both CPU and the Intel® HD Graphics directly through the Intel® HD Graphics driver on the Microsoft Window* 7 operating systems.
See the following links to the online resources and documents for the latest information regarding the Intel® SDK for OpenCL* Applications: