Game Developers Conference 2024

Don’t miss our wrap-up blog with all the decks and videos from our sponsored sessions, including the announcement of AMD FSR 3.1! 

Current hot topics

Microsoft® DirectSR and AMD FidelityFX™ Super Resolution technology

DirectX 12
With the introduction of Microsoft’s DirectSR, the need to integrate many super resolution APIs has been reduced. Instead, developers may integrate just one API – Microsoft DirectSR.

Procedural grass rendering – Mesh shaders on AMD RDNA™ graphics cards

Procedural grass generation - a scene of grass and a castle
The fourth post in our mesh shaders series takes a look at the specific example of rendering detailed vegetation.

GI-1.1 adds support for glossy reflections rendering

Bedroom scene showing GI-1.1
GI-1.1 is available now as part of the AMD Capsaicin Framework. GI-1.1 includes new support for glossy reflections rendering.

GDC 2024: Work graphs and draw calls – a match made in heaven!

Advanced Graphics Summit. GPU Work Graphs: Welcome to the Future of GPU Programming text, on a backdrop of a city scene from the presentation.
Introducing "mesh nodes", which make draw calls an integral part of the work graph, providing a higher perf alternative to ExecuteIndirect dispatches.

GDC 2024: Work graphs, mesh shaders, FidelityFX™, dev tools, CPU optimization, and more.

AMD at GDC 24 text with AMD together we advance game dev logo.
Our GDC 2024 presentations this year include work graphs, mesh shaders, AMD FSR 3, GI with AMD FidelityFX Brixelizer, AMD Ryzen optimization, RGD, RDTS, and GPU Reshape!

AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution 3 Unreal Engine plugin guide

Unreal Engine AMD FSR 3
Our AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) 3 plugin guide for Unreal Engine guides you the installation and configuration process.

How do I become a graphics programmer? – A small guide from the AMD Game Engineering team

It is often difficult to know where to start when taking your first in the world of graphics. This guide is here to help with a discussion of first steps and a list of useful websites.

Introduction – Matrix Compendium

The GPUOpen Matrix Compendium covers how matrices are used in 3D graphics and implementations in host code and shading languages. It's a growing guide, so keep checking back!

Latest news from GPUOpen

GDC 2024 – GPU Work Graphs: Welcome to the Future of GPU Programming – YouTube link

This talk by Matthäus Chajdas gives a first look at this brand new API and shows how it's going to transform the GPU programming landscape going forward.

CPU performance optimization guide – part 1 – CPU performance optimization guide

This series of blogs will walk readers through the analysis of the problems encountered in actual projects, thus helping them to better understand the CPU performance optimization of programs.

Preface to the CPU performance optimization guide – CPU performance optimization guide

This article starts a series of posts about CPU performance analysis and optimization methods.

Vulkan Memory Allocator v3.1, with many fixes and improvements, is out now!

Vulkan logo
VMA V3.1 gathers fixes and improvements, mostly GitHub issues/PRs, including improved compatibility with various compilers and GPUs.

AMD GPU architecture programming documentation

AMD GPUOpen GPU Architecture Programming Documentation
A repository of AMD Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) and Micro Engine Scheduler (MES) firmware documentation

Pre-condition block compressed textures with Brotli-G

AMD Brotli-G SDK
Brotli-G (v1.1 onwards) now supports pre-conditioning of block compressed textures. Take a look for a quick summary!

Application portability with HIP – AMD lab notes

AMD Lab Notes
This blog discusses various ROCm tools developers can leverage to port existing applications from CUDA to HIP.

C++17 parallel algorithms and HIPSTDPAR – AMD lab notes

AMD Lab Notes
This post discusses how to leverage C++17 parallel algorithms on AMD GPUs with HIPSTDPAR

DirectX®12 single shader compilation with Radeon™ GPU Analyzer (RGA) v2.9.1

Radeon™ GPU Analyzer v2.9.1 now supports D3D12 shader compilation without requiring a completely defined pipeline state. RGA v2.9.1 is available now.

Let’s talk about performance…

Building something amazing on DirectX®12 or Vulkan®? How about Unreal Engine?

Obviously you wouldn’t dream of shipping without reading our performance and optimization guides for Radeon, Ryzen, or Unreal Engine first!

Performance

Memory

Shaders

Ray tracing

We aim to provide developer tools that solve your problems.

To achieve this, our tools are built around four key pillars: stability, performance, accuracy, and actionability.

AMD FidelityFX technologies

Our series of optimized, shader-based features aimed at improving rendering quality and performance.  

Our series of optimized, shader-based features aimed at improving rendering quality and performance.  

Now all available as part of the AMD FidelityFX SDK!

FidelityFX features are designed to be easy to integrate in Vulkan® or DirectX®.

We ship HLSL and/or GLSL versions of the effects to allow you to target any API.

AMD Radeon ProRender

Content creators are welcome on GPUOpen! 

Discover the AMD ProRender SDK and plugins for popular content creation tools.

Developing on Unreal Engine?

Our easy to integrate patches help you get more performance and fantastic new features with minimum effort.

Let’s build better…

From managing memory with DirectX®12 or Vulkan®, to asking low-level questions of the driver, our extensive set of SDKs put you in the driving seat.

AMD GPUOpen

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