User Guide

  • 2020R2
  • 06/26/2020
  • Public Content

What's New

Intel GPA 2020 R2 includes functional and security updates. Users should update to the latest version.
New Features for Analyzing All Graphics APIs
Graphics Monitor
  • Configure the sampling interval for Intel graphics metrics for both trace captures and stream captures
  • Support for an extended set of Intel graphics metrics. Switch between different metrics sets and configure the exact set of metrics to be collected in Graphics Monitor
  • "Auto-detect Launched Applications" feature in Stream capture mode
  • System Trace Capture triggers for Windows and Ubuntu
Graphics Frame Analyzer
  • Initial support for Compute and Copy queues in Multi-Frame View
  • Improved performance and UX of the Shader Binding pane
  • Stable run-to-run metric measurements on 3rd party GPUs
  • "1x1 Scissor Rect", "Simple Pixel Shader", and "Highlighting" experiments in "Multi-Frame Profiling View (DirectX12 Tech Preview)" mode
  • Added an ability to create new custom regions containing previously created regions
  • Python API: debug names for resources are now exposed
  • Python API: reduced memory footprint for resource data extraction
Graphics Trace Analyzer
  • All registered XML-based Events-Tracing-for-Windows providers are supported
  • Consolidated track for multi-layered Flip queues
  • Ability to open trace folders from the Windows context menu
See the Release Notes for the list of new features supported in the 2020 R2 of Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers (Intel® GPA), installation notes, and known issues and limitations.
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Product and Performance Information


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