User Guide

  • 2022.2
  • 08/08/2022
  • Public Content

High Precision Event Timers

This is a hardware timer source designed by Intel as replacement for the real time clock (RTC) hardware commonly found in PC boards. Availability and support for it in BIOS and OS is still very limited, therefore Intel® Trace Collector does not support it yet.
Figure 5.5 getimeofday() with NTP

Product and Performance Information


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