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4OpenCL Installation
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71. Check if you have OpenCL already installed
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10Windows
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12    The following instructions are based on
13    http://web.engr.oregonstate.edu/~mjb/cs475/DoIHaveOpenCL.pdf
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15    * Go to: Start -> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools
16    * Double Click on Computer Managment
17    * Click on Device Manager
18    * Click open Display Adapters
19    * Right-click on available adapter and select Properties
20    * Click on Driver
21    * Go to Driver Details
22    * Scroll down and see if OpenCL is installed (look for OpenCL*.dll files)
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24Mac OSX
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26    For OSXs higher than 10.6 OpenCL is shipped along with the system.
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292. Installation
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32Windows
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34    Depeneding on the graphic card on your system, drivers
35    can be obtained from different sources:
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37    * Nvidia: https://developer.nvidia.com/opencl
38    * AMD: http://developer.amd.com/tools-and-sdks/opencl-zone/
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40Mac OSX
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42    N/A
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45.. note::
46    Note that Intel provides an OpenCL drivers for Intel processors:
47    https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/opencl-drivers
48    This can sometimes make use of special vector instructions across multiple
49    processors, so it is worth installing if the GPU does not support double
50    precision. You can install this driver alongside the GPU driver for NVIDIA
51    or AMD.
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