• Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers 2019 R4
  • 12/20/2019
  • Public Content
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Using Graphics Frame Analyzer Plugin Interface for Profiling

Use Graphics Frame Analyzer Plugin Interface to mark specific events and resources.
Intel® GPA provides default plugins and enables you to use custom plugins.
NOTE
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.
  • Format
    : searches for a resource of the specified format. The plugin is available only in the Resource Table.
  • Frame Time
    : searches for a frame of the specified duration. The plugin is available only in the Multiframe View.
  • Subsequent Barriers
    : 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:
  1. Open a frame for analysis in the Graphics Frame Analyzer Profiling View window.
  2. Enter
    =
    into the
    Type Filter Expression
    field in the
    API Log
    or the
    Resource Table
    .
  3. Select a plugin from the drop-down list of available plugins.
  4. Define arguments of the selected plugin.
  5. Press
    Enter
    .

Product and Performance Information

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