CPU Time and Wait Time

Intel® VTune™ Amplifier measures and displays analysis specific time. Thus, for example, the Hotspot and Concurrency analysis results show active CPU time spent executing program units. The Locks and Waits analysis results show Wait time spent waiting for events to occur.

Hardware Event Skid

Event skid is the recording of an event not exactly on the code line that caused the event. Event skids may even result in a caller function event being recorded in the callee function.

Event skid is caused by a number of factors:

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