PGI 17.7 Delivers OpenACC and CUDA Fortran for Volta GPUs

PGI compilers & tools are used by scientists and engineers who develop applications for high-performance computing (HPC) systems. They deliver world-class multicore CPU performance, an easy on-ramp to GPU computing with OpenACC directives, and performance portability across all major HPC platforms. 17.7 is available now for users with current PGI Professional support.

Performance measured August, 2017 using PGI 17.7 compilers and are considered estimates per SPEC run and reporting rules. SPEC® and SPEC ACCEL® are registered trademarks of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (

New Features in PGI 17.7

  • Tesla V100 GPU support
  • OpenACC for CUDA Unified Memory
  • OpenMP 4.5 for multicore CPUs
  • C++14 lambdas with capture in OpenACC regions
  • OpenACC PGI Unified Binary for Multicore and Tesla
  • C++ performance optimizations
  • OpenACC Fortran deep copy

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Brad Nemire
Brad Nemire is on the Developer Marketing team and loves reading about all of the fascinating research being done by developers using NVIDIA GPUs. Reach out to Brad on Twitter @BradNemire and let him know how you’re using GPUs to accelerate your research. Brad graduated from San Diego State University and currently resides in San Jose, CA. Follow @BradNemire on Twitter