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Power Analysis Guide for Windows*
By adminPosted 12/26/20120
Download PDF Table of Contents 1. Introduction 1.1 Purpose 1.2 Analysis Cycle 2. Logging and Profiling 3. Does my Application have an Issue? 3.1 Percentage C-State Residencies 3.2 Platform Timer Resolution 3.3 Interrupt Rate 3.4 Context Switching Rate 3.5 System Call Rate 4. Identifying Root Ca...
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Tuning Algorithm Performance and Energy Utilization using the Intel® Power Gadget API on Mac OS X*
By adminPosted 12/26/20120
Application developers striving to deliver the fastest and most efficient applications have a new tool in their optimization toolkit, the Intel Power Gadget 2.5. The Intel Power Gadget is a software-based estimation tool for applications running on 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processors. It’s ava...
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Power Benefits Using Intel Quick Sync Video H.264 Codec With Sorenson Squeeze
By ANITA B.Posted 12/20/20120
Download PDF Contents Introduction Sorenson Squeeze Intel QSV H.264 Power Performance Case Study 1: Compressing to iPad-Apple_TV_1080p format The Overall Measurements Data: Case Study 2: Encoding into 3 Different Formats Simultaneously - Parallel Transcoding The Overall Mea...
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Writing Energy-Efficient Windows* Store Applications for Mobile Devices - Impact of CPU Utilization on Platform Power
By Sushu Zhang (Intel)Posted 10/12/20120
Writing Energy-Efficient Windows* Store Applications for Mobile Devices (PDF 753KB)   1. Introduction Mobile devices are everywhere today, like smartphones, tablets, UltrabookTM devices, etc. All of them are powered by batteries. Battery life time is critical to end users because everyone wants t...
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How to use the power analysis types of Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2013 on Linux
By kevin-oleary (Intel)Posted 09/10/20120
Background It is becoming increasingly important for software developers to become more power aware. A laptop or a mobile device would have limited use if it was not able to function for extended periods of time on battery alone. It is also critical for software to not be wasteful in their power ...
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Developing Power Efficient Desktop Applications for Ultrabook™ on Windows* 8
By adminPosted 09/07/20120
Mobile computing has been one of the most disruptive technological advancements we have seen in this decade. As mobile devices are gaining ground rapidly, power-efficiency continues to be a critical factor of mobile design. Hardware OEMs and operating system vendors are all taking the necessary p...
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Intel® Performance Counter Monitor - A better way to measure CPU utilization
By Thomas Willhalm (Intel)Posted 08/16/2012135
The Intel® Performance Counter Monitor provides sample C++ routines and utilities to estimate the internal resource utilization of the latest Intel® Xeon® and Core™ processors and gain a significant performance boost.
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Intel® Power Governor
By Martin Dimitrov (Intel)Posted 07/20/201219
Martin Dimitrov, Carl Strickland, Karthik Kumar, Seung-Woo Kim, Kshitij Doshi A utility and library for monitoring and controlling energy consumption.
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Energy Efficiency using Intel® Intelligent Power Node Manager
By Sreelekshmy Syamalakumari (Intel)Posted 07/20/20120
Intel® Intelligent Power Node Manager is a software feature that resides on the latest Intel platforms including Intel® Xeon® processor E5 family, providing power, thermal monitoring, and policy-based power management for individual servers.
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Windows* 8 Software Power Optimization
By Manuj Sabharwal (Intel)Posted 07/11/20124
This white paper is one in a series of papers on making software more energy efficient in order to extend PC battery life.
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