User Guide


Hardware Event Sample Count

Hardware Event Sample Count is a performance metric used by the
Intel® VTune™
when interpreting event-based sampling analysis results. The Hardware Event Sample Count metric shows the sample count for all collected processor events. While the Hardware Event Count metric estimates the number of times an event occurred during the analysis, the Hardware Sample Count metric provides the actual number of samples collected for this event.
To view the Hardware Event Sample Count data, choose the Hardware Events viewpoint and click the Sample Count tab.

Product and Performance Information


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