Use Graphics Frame Analyzer Plugin Interface to mark specific events and resources.
Intel® GPA provides default plugins and enables you to use custom plugins.
Graphics Frame Analyzer Plugin Interface is compatible with Python* 3 only.
Default Graphics Frame Analyzer plugins:
Event by Metric Value
: searches for API calls within the specified metric range.
: searches for a resource of the specified format. The plugin is available only in the Resource Table.
: searches for a frame of the specified duration. The plugin is available only in the Multiframe View.
: searches for subsequent ResourceBarrier calls. The plugin is available only for the DirectX* 12 based applications.
Transitions to Common State
: finds barriers that transform into common state. The plugin is available only for the DirectX* 12 based applications.
Zero Pixel Write
: searches for draw calls that write 0 pixels into Render Target. The plugin is available only for the DirectX* based applications.
To apply a Graphics Frame Analyzer plugin, do the following:
Open a frame for analysis in the Graphics Frame Analyzer Profiling View
Type Filter Expression
field in the
Select a plugin from the drop-down list of available plugins.
Define arguments of the selected plugin.