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What do gamers want developers to know?
Autor: artigupta (Intel) Publicado em 26/05/11 1
On May 14th Intel® Visual Adrenaline decided to seek out the answer to this and other questions by going straight to the source. They arose early and set out on a quest to seek out the elusive gamer in their natural habitat. Equipped with laptops, energy drinks and some tasty snacks for the road,...
Intel GPA not attaching to any process?
Autor: artigupta (Intel) Publicado em 09/05/11 0
I thought this might be useful to Intel Graphics Performance Analyzer users. There is a known issue where Avast anti-virus software blocks Intel GPA from attaching to any process. You can try to disable the Avant software but that usually does not work since the Avast process is still running in...
You need Intel graphics drivers with Intel GPA
Autor: artigupta (Intel) Publicado em 18/04/11 0
If you have downloaded Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers and want to use it with Intel graphics chipsets you will also need to download the latest versions of the Intel graphics drivers -- using the latest version ensures that you can make full use of all metrics available for your graphics s...
Want faster game performance – try a SSD
Autor: artigupta (Intel) Publicado em 10/03/11 1
At GDC this week, one of the technologies that fascinated me was the faster game development and performance using Intel Solid State Drives. I spoke with Intel’s Ryan Tabrah Senior Technical Marketing Engineer in our Storage Technologies Group and he showed me a demo his team worked on. It tota...
My daughter is addicted.. to Angry Birds
Autor: artigupta (Intel) Publicado em 08/02/11 4
Ok…my daughter is 14 and is a recent addict…to Angry Birds. This simple game has topped the ITunes charts in 2010. A couple of nights ago we went to dinner and my usually chatty daughter sat there playing this game on her iPhone. I told her to put away her phone, and she replied “Just one more, I...
Value proposition - PC or consoles games?
Autor: artigupta (Intel) Publicado em 27/01/11 1
There is so much talk about games these days. With the advent of tablets and smart phones, the platforms available to play games on are ever increasing. With the runaway success of social games like Farmville, the types of games available to play have also exploded and with it a new genre of ga...
The video codec war
Autor: artigupta (Intel) Publicado em 21/01/11 5
Google announced earlier this week that Chrome will not support the h.264 codec and I read a lot of comments ranging from how “closed” Google is, demise of Chrome to roadblock for HTML5. I honestly do not understand why this is such a big deal. Apple does not support Flash on the iPhone or iP...
Check out Sandy Bridge technical whitepapers and game samples
Autor: artigupta (Intel) Publicado em 05/01/11 7
So Intel's 2nd Generation Core Processor codenamed Sandy Bridge launched today. That is exciting news! Now you can get extra performance boost with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0; get multitasking benefits with Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology; edit and share videos with Intel® Quick Sync ...
Version 1.2 of the Smoke Tech Demo released for download
Autor: artigupta (Intel) Publicado em 18/12/09 1
As a lot of you probably already know, Smoke is a tech demo that showcases a framework to support n-way threading of game technologies. By properly threading a game it can have more accurate physics, smarter AI, more particles, and/or a faster frame-rate. Smoke demonstrates one way to achieve ...
Do you know how to Thread like Wildfire? Enter the contest
Autor: artigupta (Intel) Publicado em 03/09/09 0
On September 1st 2009 - we changed the rules and prize structure for the Thread Like Wildfire contest. Intel® Software Network recently released the source code for the Smoke Tech Game Demo -- a framework to support n-way threading of game technologies. By correctly threading a game it can have...