Here are some OpenCL benchmarks from the Intel Ivy Bridge CPU. Being compared though is AMD`s APP SDK, which does support running OpenCL on x86 CPUs, to Intel`s CPU-based OpenCL SDK for Linux. To some surprise, AMD`s Accelerated Parallel Processing SDK when using the Ivy Bridge CPU is actually faster than the Intel OpenCL SDK on the same hardware."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips