To build the serial version, you will compile the sample which is the serial version. You will then run the sample application and note the time to run the application. This time will be your baseline performance time.
project as the startup project (
Project > Set as StartUp Project
Set the configuration to release mode:
Build > Configuration Manager > Active solution configuration: > Release
, then build the
Execute the application
Debug > Start without Debugging
. Take a note of the time in seconds displayed in the window title. This time to render the image is the baseline for parallelization with the Microsoft* Visual C++ Compiler.
, change compiler to the Intel® C++ Compiler (
Project > Intel Compiler > Use Intel C++
in release mode (now with the Intel® C++ compiler).
The makefile automatically runs the sample after it is built.
Note the time to render the image. This time is your performance baseline time.