Using Intel® VTune™ Performance Analyzer to Optimize Software on Intel® Core™ i7 Processors

This document describes how to use Intel® VTune™ Performance Analyzer to optimize the performance of software on Intel® Core™ i7 processors. It covers the basic hotspot performance methodology as well as which events to sample. It is aimed at introductory-level VTune Analyzer users.

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