Intel® GPA Tip: Maximizing metrics accuracy when running Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers

Authored by Neal P (Intel)
This article provides tips and tricks to help you maximize the accuracy of graphics metrics obtained when using Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers (Intel® GPA) to optimize your game. Last updated on 08/08/2013 - 14:42

Intel® GPA tip: using simple pixel shader

Authored by Neal P (Intel)
On some graphics devices, using the "simple pixel shader" override/experiment with Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers (Intel® GPA) may produce unexpected results. This article describes the issue and how to interpret these results. Last updated on 08/08/2013 - 14:41

Practical Game Performance Analysis Using Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers

Authored by Bonnie Aona (Intel)
Intel GPA is a suite of graphics performance optimization tools that enables developers to visualize, isolate and resolve graphics performance issues. Improve the performance of your games with the performance analysis methods presented in this article. Last updated on 06/09/2013 - 18:26

Intel® GPA tip: Interpreting API errors when using Intel GPA Frame Analyzer

Authored by Neal P (Intel)
When Intel® GPA creates frame capture files, all DirectX* calls in your game are captured to a file, including calls that return errors. This article describes the tool's handling of API errors, how to avoid them, and what do when Intel GPA reports them. Last updated on 08/08/2013 - 14:42

Intel® GPA: Microsoft* Windows* XP* and Vista* no longer supported

Authored by Neal P (Intel)
In order to focus efforts on newer operating systems and technologies, the Intel GPA tools no longer support Microsoft Windows XP* or Microsoft Windows Vista*. This article describes the OS support for the product. Last updated on 08/08/2013 - 14:44

Intel® GPA Tip: unexpected results when saving render target images to disk

Authored by admin
Intel GPA Frame Analyzer allows the user to save the a render target image to disk for later analysis. In some cases the resulting image is not what you expected. This article describes the issue and various alternatives for getting what you want. Last updated on 08/08/2013 - 14:43

Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers Instrumentation Walkthrough

Authored by omar-a-rodriguez (Intel)
Intel® GPA Platform Analyzer is an instrumentation-based tool. The Intel® GPA instrumentation API provides functionality to describe various constructs such as dependencies between tasks. This paper describes how to instrument your code to use this tool. Last updated on 08/08/2013 - 14:46

Using Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzer (GPA) to analyze Intel® Media Software Development Kit-enabled applications

Authored by Brijender Bharti (Intel)
The Intel® GPA Media Performance Analyzer helps developers understand and fine-tune performance gaps uncovered when using the Intel Media SDK. This white paper provides detailed usage examples and tips on using the Intel GPA Media Performance Analyzer. Last updated on 08/08/2013 - 14:56

Intel® GPA: Which Tools Are Available on My Platform?

Authored by Neal P (Intel)
Intel® GPA is the premier tool for optimizing games on Microsoft Windows*. Intel GPA also supports the analysis of games on Intel phones and tablets running the Google* Android* OS. This article describes the different platforms for the product, and how to download the product. Last updated on 19/03/2014 - 09:12