Hardware Configurations

List of Supported GPUs

Hardware Configuration Single GPU System Dual GPU System Two systems, each with GPU Microsoft Hybrid Equipped
Graphics Frame Debugger
Direct3D and OpenGL 4.2 - 4.5[2], and Vulkan
Yes Yes Yes Yes
[1] Ensure the laptop is set up for Microsoft Hybrid mode.
[2] Many OpenGL extensions are supported.
Supported GeForce GPUs GTX 10-series or better, including TITAN V[3], RTX 20-series or RTX 30-series[4]
Dell XPS 15
Optimus Equipped
Notebook and
Microsoft Hybrid
Supported Quadro GPUsP-Series, and RTX-Series[5], or better
Display driverPlease use the latest driver for best results. Download the latest drivers here.
See here for a complete list of officially supported hardware


Operating System Requirements
  • Windows 10
  • 64-bit
C++ Capture Build Requirements[7]
  • Visual Studio 2019

A C++ Capture may be generated without a compiler, and freely copied across machines, but building within the Nsight™ Graphics environment will require a compatible tool to compile the C++ source code.


Operating System Requirements

Minimum supported distributions:

  • Ubuntu 18.04, 20.04
  • RHEL 7.6
  • Centos 7.6
  • Arch Linux 2021.05.01

Note: GPU Trace only supports Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04 and no other Linux distributions

C++ Capture Build Requirements
  • GCC 5.0 or later
  • GNU Make