Intel Shows Game Developers How to Optimize CPU Performance for Alder Lake

Intel released a new development guide for game developers to optimize PC games for Alder Lake’s new hybrid core architecture featuring performance and efficiency cores. The guide is very in-depth, as it discloses a multitude of ways that you can push workloads to specific core clusters.

The goal of optimizing code for Alder Lake’s hybrid layout is to ensure the performance cores are doing all the heavy lifting while the efficiency cores handle all the light workloads and background tasks.