CUDA 7.5: Pinpoint Performance Problems with Instruction-Level Profiling

Features, CUDA 7.5, Optimization, Profiling, tools

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 14 2015

[Note: Thejaswi Rao also contributed to the code optimizations shown in this post.] Today NVIDIA released CUDA 7.5, the latest release of the powerful CUDA Toolkit. One of the most exciting new features in CUDA 7.5 is new Instruction-Level Profiling support in the NVIDIA Visual Profiler. This powerful new feature, available on Maxwell (GM200) and

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Start Debugging D3D12 with Nsight Visual Studio Edition 5.0 RC1

Nsight Visual Studio Edition, GameWorks, Developer Tools, DirectX 12

Eric Foo, posted Sep 10 2015

NVIDIA Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 5.0 Release Candidate 1 is now available for download in the NVIDIA GameWorks Registered Developer Program. This release adds support for Visual Studio 2015 and debugging applications that use the new Direct3D 12 API.

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An Overview of Next-Generation Graphics APIs

GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer, Vulkan, DX12

Chris Wyman, posted Aug 21 2015

At SIGGRAPH 2015 in Los Angeles last week, I organized the course An Overview of Next-Generation Graphics APIs with colleagues from NVIDIA, AMD, Microsoft, Google, Valve, Unity, and Oxide Games to cover the similarities and difference between next-gen APIs, like DirectX 12 and Vulkan, and commonly used APIs today.

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Bringing Never Alone to SHIELD

GameWorks, SHIELD Stories

Anonymous, posted Aug 12 2015

Never Alone is a celebrated atmospheric puzzle platformer developed in collaboration with the Iñupiat, an Alaska Native people. The game’s fiction is drawn from a traditional Iñupiat story called Kunuuksayuuka that has been shared across many generations. Never Alone earned over 75 "Best of 2014" awards and was the winner of "Best Debut Game" at the 2015 BAFTA Games Awards as well as

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NVIDIA AndroidWorks 1R2 available now! Accelerate your build times with Nsight Tegra and IncrediBuild.

Android, GameWorks, Developer Tools, AndroidWorks

Eric Foo, posted Aug 12 2015

New to NVIDIA AndroidWorks 1R2, is a full version of IncrediBuild 7.0 for Visual Studio (trial licenses available upon install). NVIDIA has worked closely with IncrediBuild to accelerate build times when using IncrediBuild for Visual Studio in conjunction with the latest Nsight Tegra, Visual Studio Edition 3.1.

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