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Intel Vtune Performance Analyser Selected For Xbox

Intel Vtune Performance Analyser Selected For Xbox Game Developers Kit

Intel Corporation has announced that the Intel® VTune™ Performance Analyser is shipping as part of Xbox™ video game system Development Kit (XDK) from Microsoft. The Intel VTune Performance Analyser is designed to make performance tuning easier and more efficient for Xbox game developers.

The Intel VTune Performance Analyser collects, analyses and displays software performance data from the system-wide view down to a specific function, module or instruction in an Xbox game developer's source code. The tool specifically helps developers easily recognize potential performance bottlenecks and produce a higher level of performance and competitiveness.

“We selected the Intel VTune Performance Analyser because of the optimisation capabilities it gives Xbox game developers,” said Seamus Blackley, Xbox technology officer. “The XDK ensures that Xbox game developers have the tools they need to carry out their creative vision, and we’ve included the Intel VTune Performance Analyser to help these developers deliver high-impact and quality code for Xbox games.”

Intel’s VTune Analyser has been used for years by software developers to optimise their code for Intel’s latest microprocessors. Version 5.0 is now available for optimising code for

“We are pleased that Microsoft selected the VTune Performance Analyser for their Xbox game developers to deliver great gaming performance,” said Jon Khazam, director of the Performance Tools Operation in Intel’s Solutions Enabling Group. “Intel developed the VTune Performance Analyser for Xbox to help game developers deliver high-performance code for new and creative games.”

About Xbox
Xbox ( is Microsoft’s future-generation video game console that delivers new and unforeseen gameplay experiences. With more than three times the graphics performance of the newest generation of game systems, Xbox unleashes game designers’ creativity to produce games that are challenging, exhilarating, surprising, and fun.

Intel, the world’s largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. Additional information about Intel is available at

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