0 Replies Latest reply on Aug 12, 2010 10:59 PM by michael.chu

    Just Released: ATI Stream SDK v2.2 w/ OpenCL 1.1 Support

    michael.chu

      http://developer.amd.com/stream

      http://www.amd.com/us/press-releases/Pages/amd-software-dev-2010aug12.aspx

      http://developer.amd.com/openclzone

      http://blogs.amd.com/developer/2010/08/11/opencl-a-nimble-standard/

      What’s New in v2.2

      • Support for OpenCL™ 1.1 specification.
      • Support for Ubuntu® 10.04 and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5.5.
      • Support for X86 CPUs with SSE2.x or later (Adds to existing support for X86 CPUs with SSE3.x or later).
      • Support for Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 Professional Edition and Minimalist GNU for Windows (MinGW) [GCC 4.4].
      • Support for GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) 4.1 or later on Linux® systems (Adds to existing support for GCC 4.3 or later).
      • Support for single-channel OpenCL™ image format.
      • Support for OpenCL™ / DirectX® 10 interoperability.
      • Support for additional double-precision floating point routines in OpenCL™ C kernels.
      • Support for generating and loading binary OpenCL™ kernels.
      • Support for native OpenCL™ kernels.
      • Preview Feature: Support for accessing additional physical memory on the GPU from OpenCL™ applications. 
      • Preview Feature: Support for printf() in OpenCL™ C kernels.
      • Extension: Support for additional event states when registering event callbacks in OpenCL™ 1.1.
      • Additional OpenCL™ samples:
        • ConstantBandwidth (under cl/MicroBenchmarks)
        • GlobalMemoryBandwidth (under cl/MicroBenchmarks)
        • ImageBandwidth (under cl/MicroBenchmarks)
        • LDSBandwidth (under cl/MicroBenchmarks)
        • MemoryOptimizations
        • PCIeBandwidth (under cl/MicroBenchmarks)
        • SimpleDX10
        • SimpleMultiDevice
      • Package Update: ATI Stream Profiler 1.4.
      • Various OpenCL™ compiler and runtime fixes and enhancements (see developer release notes for more details).
      • Expanded OpenCL™ performance optimization guidelines in the ATI Stream SDK OpenCL™ Programming Guide, including:
        • Global memory optimizations
        • LDS optimizations
        • Register and LDS impact on number of active wavefronts
        • Load-balancing across multiple OpenCL™ devices
        • Instruction bandwidths
        • Key cache sizes and bandwidths for "Evergreen" GPUs