Install Guide

What features are available if I install
Intel® VTune™
Profiler
as a non-root or non-administrator user?

Many
Intel VTune
Profiler
features work when installed on a system as a user other than Root or Administrator. If
VTune
Profiler
is installed by a user with permissions other than root/administrative, then
VTune
Profiler
can collect some data. For example,
VTune
Profiler
may try to use the Perf* utility and run a hardware event-based sampling analysis in the driverless mode.
The following features and actions require root/administrative access:

Product and Performance Information

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Intel's compilers may or may not optimize to the same degree for non-Intel microprocessors for optimizations that are not unique to Intel microprocessors. These optimizations include SSE2, SSE3, and SSSE3 instruction sets and other optimizations. Intel does not guarantee the availability, functionality, or effectiveness of any optimization on microprocessors not manufactured by Intel. Microprocessor-dependent optimizations in this product are intended for use with Intel microprocessors. Certain optimizations not specific to Intel microarchitecture are reserved for Intel microprocessors. Please refer to the applicable product User and Reference Guides for more information regarding the specific instruction sets covered by this notice.

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