Intel GPU Tools 1.9 Brings Skylake Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 13 December 2014 at 09:19 PM EST. Add A Comment
Intel's open-source team on Friday released intel-gpu-tools 1.9 as the latest version of this collection of tools used generally for testing and debugging purposes.

This quarterly update to Intel GPU Tools most notably brings support for Skylake, the late 2015 successor to Broadwell. There's basic Skylake support now within intel-gput-tools along with support for Skylake in quick dump, a new Skylake watermark tool, and other changes.

The intel-gpu-tools 1.9 release also brings new helpers and test cases, Cherryview support improvements, golden state generation infrastructure, new documentation, and other improvements.

Those interested in intel-gpu-tools can find out more information via the release announcement for this Q2'2014 update.

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