User Guide

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Window: Compare Results

To access this window:
Click the
Compare Results
button on the
Intel® VTune™
Profiler
toolbar.
You can compare two results that have common performance metrics.
VTune
Profiler
provides comparison data for these common metrics only.
Dialog Item
Description
Result 1 / Result 2
drop-down menu
Specify the results you want to compare. Choose the result of the current project from the drop-down menu, or click the
Browse
button to choose a result from a different project.
Swap Results
button
Click this button to change the order of the result files you want to compare. Result 1 always serves as the basis for comparison.
Compare
button
Click this button to view the difference between the specified result files. This button is only active if the selected results can be compared. Otherwise, an error message is displayed.
When you click the
Compare
button, the
VTune
Profiler
opens a new result tab with the performance data for Result 1 and Result 2 side-by-side and their calculated delta.

Product and Performance Information

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