Using the Performance Guide

The Performance Guide is an interactive tool that provides suggestions for introducing performance improvements in your C++ application.


In order to use the Performance Guide, you need to have Intel® VTune Amplifier installed on your system.

To start the Performance Guide, do the following:

  1. Start Visual Studio* and open your C++ solution.

  2. Choose Tools > Intel Compiler > Start Performance Guide.

    Alternatively, you can right-click on your solution in the Solution Explorer view, then choose Intel Compiler > Start Performance Guide.

For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.