Soon Ultrabooks will become widely available and will come with new features. Developers will want to know what tools they can use to take advantage of the new capabilities.
First, let me begin by saying that compiler switches are mainly targeted for specific processors (not operating systems).
VTune™ Amplifier XE Call Stack Pane
Intel® Inspector XE, Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE, and Intel® Advisor XE use Microsoft Windows* OS system fonts to select text size.
“Why Should I Update GCC x86 Compiler?” or “GCC Compiler Performance on Intel® Atom™ from Version to Version”
I’ll try to figure out what is new for Intel® Atom™ architecture in new versions of GCC and how this affects performance and code size on the well-known EEMBC CoreMark* benchmark: