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Boosting Application Performance with GPU Memory Access Tuning

NVIDIA GPUs have enormous compute power and typically need to be fed data at high speed to deploy that power. That is possible, in principle, since GPUs also... 13 MIN READ
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Using the NVIDIA CUDA Stream-Ordered Memory Allocator, Part 2

In part 1 of this series, we introduced new API functions, cudaMallocAsync and cudaFreeAsync, that enable memory allocation and deallocation to be... 9 MIN READ
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Using the NVIDIA CUDA Stream-Ordered Memory Allocator, Part 1

Most CUDA developers are familiar with the cudaMalloc and cudaFree API functions to allocate GPU accessible memory. However, there has long been an obstacle... 14 MIN READ
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Reducing Acceleration Structure Memory with NVIDIA RTXMU

Acceleration structures spatially organize geometry to accelerate ray tracing traversal performance. When you create an acceleration structure, a conservative... 11 MIN READ
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Tips: Acceleration Structure Compaction

In ray tracing, more geometries can reside in the GPU memory than with the rasterization approach because rays may hit the geometries out of the view frustum.... 7 MIN READ
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Managing Memory for Acceleration Structures in DirectX Raytracing

In Microsoft Direct3D, anything that uses memory is considered a resource: textures, vertex buffers, index buffers, render targets, constant buffers, structured... 6 MIN READ