Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers (Intel® GPA) Release Notes and New Features

Publicado:10/12/2018   Última actualización:09/19/2020

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This page provides the current Release Notes for Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers (Intel® GPA). The notes are categorized by year, from newest to oldest, with individual releases listed within each year.

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Release Notes


All Tools

  • Future support already enabled for the recently announced 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Iris® Xe graphics

Graphics Frame Analyzer

  • Variable Rate Shading (VRS) Tier2 support in Multi-frame Profiling View mode. Including screen-space visualization of the VRS image
  • Microsoft DirectX* Raytracing Alpha support in Multi-frame Profiling View mode
  • Initial support for Multi-GPU applications in Multi-frame Profiling View mode
  • Added Microsoft Direct3D* 12 Command List debug regions and markers to API Log and Bar Chart
  • Different types of Direct3D 12 Command Queues now explicitly shown in Multi-frame Profiling View
  • Increased precision of floating point data buffers

Graphics Trace Analyzer

  • DirectX Raytracing calls are now displayed in the thread tracks
  • Added auto-highlighting of events to make CPU and GPU synchronization more transparent. When you select a synchronization event, all events that are related to it are highlighted as well
    • CPU synchronization with SetEvent and WaitForSingle(Multiple)Object(s)
    • GPU synchronization with DirectX 12 command queue Signal/Wait calls
  • See our first two Graphics Trace Analyzer Deep Dive videos - more to come!

System Analyzer

  • Increased the quality of CPU metrics on Windows* by significantly increasing the granularity of CPU counters for Intel hardware

GPA Framework

  • Support for DirectX* 12 Variable Rate Shading Tier2
  • Support for DirectX* Raytracing (Alpha)
  • Deferred capture support for Vulkan was extended to cover more Unity* and Unreal* based workloads











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