Microsoft PIX Introduces AMD-Integrated Plug-In with High Frequency Counter Graph

Microsoft® PIX is the premiere integrated performance tuning and debugging tool for Windows game developers using DirectX® 12. PIX can enable developers to debug and analyze …

Microsoft PIX Introduces AMD-Integrated Plug-In with Occupancy Data Graph

Microsoft PIX is the premiere integrated performance tuning and debugging tool for Windows game developers using DirectX 12.  PIX enables developers to debug and analyze …

GDC 2017 Presentations

Another year, another Game Developer Conference! GDC is held earlier this year (27 February – 3 March 2017) which is leaving even less time for …

Leveraging asynchronous queues for concurrent execution

Understanding concurrency (and what breaks it) is extremely important when optimizing for modern GPUs. Modern APIs like DirectX® 12 or Vulkan™ provide the ability to …

GCN Shader Extensions for Direct3D and Vulkan

The GCN architecture contains a lot of functionality in the shader cores which is not currently exposed in current APIs like Vulkan™ or Direct3D® 12. One …