Available today, PGI® 2014 Compilers and Tools includes new capabilities for programming the recently announced NVIDIA® Tesla® K40 GPU accelerators using version 2.0 features of the OpenACC directives-based parallel programming specification. It also provides, for the first time, OpenACC support for AMD Radeon GPUs and APUs.
"We applaud PGI's ability to extract performance from AMD discrete GPUs and APUs using OpenACC," said
Key features of PGI 2014 Compilers and Tools include:
•OpenACC 2.0 Features - PGI Accelerator native Fortran 2003, C99 and C++ compilers expand support for key OpenACC 2.0 features, including routine directive (procedure calls in accelerator regions), unstructured data lifetimes and others. •New NVIDIA® CUDA® Fortran Extensions - Add support for version 5.5 of the NVIDIA CUDA parallel programming platform, CUDA atomic functions and device-side debugging using Allinea DTT and TotalView from Rogue Wave. •Free PGI for OS X - Fortran 2003 and C99 compilers with all PGI multi-core x64 optimizations, command-line debugging and streamlined online documentation (available in February).
PGI 2014 compilers deliver an average of 75 percent faster performance on the latest SPEC® OMP2012 benchmark suite, compared to GCC using the latest AVX-enabled multi-core Intel and AMD x64 processors. Additional capabilities of PGI 2014 Compilers and Tools include full Fortran 2003 support, incremental Fortran 2008 features, updated libraries, support for the latest operating systems and a comprehensive suite of new and updated code examples and tutorials.
For a complete list of the features and capabilities of PGI 2014 Compilers and Tools, visit http://www.pgroup.com/support/new_rel.htm.
"The use of accelerators in high performance computing is now mainstream," said
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