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Alternatives to Using Z-Bias to Fix Z-Fighting Issues

Introduction

by Matt McClellan and Kipp Owens

Authored by Christopher Owens (Intel) Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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Achieving Performance: An Approach to Optimizing a Game Engine

by Will Damon

Authored by Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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Ocean Fog using Direct3D* 10

Introduction
Authored by Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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Rendering grass with Instancing in DirectX* 10

Introduction

Authored by admin Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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Using H.264/AVC DirectX* Video Acceleration with the Intel® G45/GM45 Express Chipsets

This whitepaper discusses the implementation guidelines for the decoding of H.264/AVC video using DXVA on the Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X4500HD to enable full 1080p high definition video playback, including Blu-ray* movies.
Authored by eric-sardella (Intel) Last updated on 06/07/2017 - 10:55
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Real-Time Parametric Shallow Wave Simulation

The simulation of ocean waves provides a significant challenge to computer graphics. In this article we describe an implementation of a real-time shallow ocean wave simulation using Microsoft DirectX* 10.
Authored by JOHN V. (Intel) Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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GPA 2.1 Feature Highlight: Configurable X and Y Axes in the Bar Chart

In 2.1, GPA allows you to configure both the X and Y axis to any available metric within the bar chart.

Authored by Chris Cormack (Intel) Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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Deferred Rendering for Current and Future Rendering Pipelines

This sample demonstrates a number of deferred rendering techniques including conventional deferred shading, deferred lighting and tile-based deferred shading. Tile-based deferred shading is implemented in DirectX 11 Compute Shader and achieves high performance even with many lights by amortizing the light culling overhead over screen tiles as well as grouping lights to avoid wasting memory...
Authored by Andrew Lauritzen (Intel) Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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High-Performance Games: Addressing Performance Bottlenecks with DirectX*, GPUs, and CPUs

The last decade has seen tremendous advances in the field of computer graphics. This article presents an overview of common graphics pipeline bottlenecks and explains how recent advances in DirectX and graphics hardware are helping to overcome them.
Authored by admin Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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Comparing Shadow Mapping Techniques with Shadow Explorer

Most modern games use shadows to some degree. The challenge is to know which algorithm to use and what are the tradeoffs. This sample allows users to compare and contrast the quality and performance characteristics of different shadowing algorithms.
Authored by Quentin Froemke (Intel) Last updated on 01/24/2018 - 12:12
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