AMD FireStream 9170

Category: System and Controller
Manufacturer: AMD
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 64.96 MB
Operating System: Windows 7, Windows Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 9.1 / 10/22/2009

Windows device driver information for AMD FireStream 9170

The AMD FireStream 9170 stream processor provides the exceptional parallel processing power of the graphics processing unit for consumers, engineers and scientists so that they can use it for applications that are computation intensive. By making use of this cutting edge technology, users can considerably heighten their critical algorithms’ performance which enables users to work on larger dilemmas and obtain solutions faster. AMD shares its expertise in graphical and central processing units, and software to provide users with hardware solutions for stream processing along with an extensive software development stack. With the use of the AMD FireStream 9170 stream processor, academic institutions, top software developers and Fortune 1000 companies are effectively demonstrating that stream computing is the main component to outstanding performance in a host of applications. This stream processor is the first to offer double precision floating point functionality on a graphics processing unit (GPU). This device is most suitable for data parallel, computation intensive and demanding tasks since it is backed by and onboard GDDR3 memory of 2 GB and 500 GFLOPS of single precision performance.

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This stream processor makes use of the cutting edge 55nm process technology that makes it use less than 150 watts, making it easier to employ in a host of workstation and server packages. The SDK (software development kit) of the AMD FireStream 9170 stream processor provides all the tools users require to optimize and produce applications on stream processors. With this SDK, users can start with the Brook+ which is an AMD supported and improved implementation of the original Brook, the widely used C-level open source compiler and language. With the AMD FireStream 9170, Math functions may likewise be applied by utilizing a new version of the ACML or AMD Core Math Library, which is capable of accelerating these math functions on the graphics processing unit. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and AMD FireStream 9170 errors before installing any driver updates.