Intel® vPro Technology Release 8.0: Processor Requirements

Authored by Gael Hofemeier (Intel)

Intel is launching  the latest Ivy Bridge processors supporting Intel ® AMT Release 8.0. This marks the 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 and i7 Processors.

Last updated on 02/22/2013 - 13:06

Microsoft* DirectCompute on Intel® microarchitecture Code Name Ivy Bridge Processor Graphics

Authored by Wolfgang Engel
Microsoft* DirectCompute exposes the compute functionality of graphics hardware as a new shader type: the compute shader. DirectCompute allows you to program compute shaders on Intel® microarchitecture code name Ivy Bridge hardware. This paper describes how. Last updated on 11/04/2014 - 14:06

Pre-Compositing Textures for Terrain Rendering

Authored by Quentin Froemke (Intel)
There are many ways to generate and render terrain, but for years one of the most common ways has been to generate a terrain from a heightmap and use a mask texture to blend, or composite, diffuse textures together. Last updated on 11/04/2014 - 11:04

Optimizing XuanYuan with Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzer on Intel® HD Graphics

Authored by Cage Lu (Intel)
Engineers from Intel & Tencent used Intel® GPA to improve the performance of XuanYuan by 1.34x. The performance gains from these optimizations also improved the frame rate on a pre-release Ivy Bridge system by 1.30x from 66 fps to 86 fps. Last updated on 11/06/2014 - 14:40

Microsoft DirectCompute on the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor

Authored by Wolfgang Engel
This is the second and last part of the Microsoft DirectCompute series. This article covers programming DirectCompute with Microsoft DirectX* 10–class graphics processors, while the previous article focused on Microsoft DirectX 11–class hardware. Last updated on 11/07/2014 - 09:13

IVB Atmospheric Light Scattering

Authored by admin
1. Introduction Last updated on 11/13/2014 - 09:51

Software Companies Optimizing for Quick Sync Video on Ivy Bridge

Authored by admin

With the release of Intel’s latest generation of processors, codenamed Ivy Bridge, comes Intel® Quick Sync Video 2.0.

Last updated on 11/12/2014 - 15:42

Ultrabook Part 2: Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2011 with Windows 8* and Visual Studio* 2012 RC

Authored by Jules Alfani (Intel)

As I continue to explore different Ultrabook capabilities, in this blog I decided to look into a powerful threading and performance optimization tool for C/C++, .NET, and FORTRAN developers who nee

Last updated on 05/14/2014 - 10:43

Introducing Intel Ultrabook™ – Part One

Authored by Jules Alfani (Intel)

In all my years in college I have used a laptop PC. Recently, I’ve been tempted to get a MacBook Air Pro because of its light-weight and stylish look.

Last updated on 09/06/2013 - 18:26