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AMD Lab Notes

AMD ROCm™ installation (amd-lab-notes)

Installation of the AMD ROCm™ software package can be challenging. This introductory material shows how to install ROCm on a workstation with an AMD GPU card that supports the AMD GFX9 architecture.

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Vulkan® Barriers Explained

Barriers control resource and command synchronisation in Vulkan applications and are critical to performance and correctness. Learn more here.

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