TrueAudio Next is Now Integrated into Steam Audio

The long wait is over. The GPU processing power of TrueAudio Next (TAN) has now been integrated into Steam Audio from Valve (Beta 13 release). …

Radeon GPU Profiler 1.1.1

Radeon GPU Profiler 1.1.1 With GDC 2018 getting ever closer, we wanted to get one last minor release of RGP out before things get hectic …

Radeon GPU Profiler 1.1.0

Radeon GPU Profiler 1.1.0 It feels like just last week that we released Radeon GPU Profiler (RGP) 1.0.3 but my calendar says almost 2 months …

Radeon GPU Profiler 1.0.3

Radeon GPU Profiler 1.0.3 A couple of months on from the release of 1.0.2, we’ve fully baked and sliced 1.0.3 for your low-level DX12- and …

CPU core count detection on Windows

Due to architectural differences between Zen and our previous processor architecture, Bulldozer, developers need to take care when using the Windows® APIs for processor and core enumeration. …

Radeon GPU Profiler 1.0.2

Thanks (again!) Before we dive into a run over the release notes for the 1.0.2 release of Radeon GPU Profiler, we’d like to thank everyone …

Radeon GPU Profiler 1.0

Introduction and thanks Effective GPU performance analysis is a more complex proposition for developers today than it ever has been, especially given developments in how …

Optimizing GPU occupancy and resource usage with large thread groups

When using a compute shader, it is important to consider the impact of thread group size on performance. Limited register space, memory latency and SIMD occupancy each affect shader performance in different ways. This article discusses potential performance issues, and techniques and optimizations that can dramatically increase performance if correctly applied.

Profiling video memory with Windows Performance Analyzer

Budgeting, measuring and debugging video memory usage is essential for the successful release of game titles on Windows. As a developer, this can be efficiently achieved with the …

Selecting the Best Graphics Device to Run a 3D Intensive Application

Summary Many Gaming and workstation laptops are available with both (1) integrated power saving and (2) discrete high performance graphics devices. Unfortunately, 3D intensive application …