AMD Leads Industry as First Chip Supplier to Offer OpenCL™ Development Kit that Supports GPUs and x86 CPUs

ATI Stream SDK v2.0 beta with support for OpenCL 1.0 allows developers to program complete AMD platforms for breakthrough performance on processing-intensive applications
Sunnyvale, Calif. 10/19/2009

AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced availability of a key piece of its strategy to help improve the end-user’s compute experience by leveraging the combined power of AMD graphics processors (GPUs) and AMD multi-core x86 processors through software. With the beta release of its ATI Stream Software Development Kit (SDK) v2.0, featuring OpenCL 1.0 support, AMD provides a free set of tools software developers can use to create applications that are accelerated by AMD GPUs and AMD multi-core x86 CPUs working together. The ATI Stream SDK v2.0 is certified compliant with OpenCL 1.0 by the Khronos Working Group.

  • The ATI Stream SDK v2.0 beta is available for download today and can be accessed here.

AMD’s ATI Stream technology supports both OpenCL 1.0 and DirectX® 11 DirectCompute application programming interfaces.


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