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    how to differentiate between two GPU

    if i have two GPU say intel and Nvidia in my system, how can i know which GPU i am using and how i can select particular GPU for use in openCL.

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    Re: how to differentiate between two GPU

    ok if i have to use any particular GPU say NVIDIA, from AMD and NVIDIA from the system then what function i can use......

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    Re: how to differentiate between two GPU

    There is no magic function. You have to loop through each OpenCL platform and check the name or vendor strings for some identifying trademark, e.g. AMD, Nvidia, Intel. Thereafter, you have to request all devices of the specific type that you are interested in - CPUs, GPUs or accelerator cards. If you want a specific device, for example the one with the greatest number of cores multiplied by clock frequency, then you're code must loop through all devices on your chosen platform until it finds the device that meets your requirements.

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