Feature Matrix

The following features are available in the latest version of NVIDIA® Nsight™ Graphics:

Feature/API supported Direct3D 11 Direct3D 12 DirectX Raytracing OpenGL 4.2 - 4.6
with many extensions supported
Vulkan
with many extensions supported
NV Vulkan Ray Tracing Extension
Frame Capture and Live Analysis Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Range Profiling and Performance Counters Yes Yes Yes Yes* Yes1 Yes1
Real-time Performance Signals Yes Yes Yes Yes    
Real-time Performance Experiments Yes Yes Yes Yes    
C++ Capture Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shader Performance Analysis* Yes Yes   Yes    
Pixel History Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dynamic Shader Editing Yes Yes   Yes    
GPU Trace   Yes Yes      
Nsight Aftermath   Yes Yes      

* - Supported on GPUs up to and including Pascal

[1] - Supported on GPUs later than and including Turing

Supported APIs

  • Direct3D 12
  • Direct3D 11.0-11.4
  • DirectX Raytracing
  • Vulkan 1.1
  • NV Vulkan Raytracing Extension
  • OpenGL 4.2 - 4.5
  • Oculus SDK
  • OpenVR
  • NVAPI
  • NVTX

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