NVIDIA® Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 5.6 is available for download under the NVIDIA Registered Developer Program.

The Nsight Visual Studio Edition 5.6 release brings developers unprecedented application development capabilities:

Graphics Debugging

  • Support for the latest Volta GPUs for the GPU Frame Debugger, Performance Dashboard, and Range Profiler
  • Support for the Win10 RS4, including support for ID3D12Device2
  • .NET applications now supported
  • Vulkan 1.1 now supported
  • Reduced overhead when application is running pre-live capture
  • Range Profiler continues to improve GPU throughput visualization and analysis
    • Improved Range Diagram hotspot colorization for focusing on critical metric levels
    • Additional metrics for enhanced Shader Unit performance analysis
    • New User Metrics section for customized GPU performance metric collection
  • Performance improvements

Compute Debugging and Analysis

  • Support for CUDA 9.2
  • Support for the latest Volta GPUs
  • Win10 RS4 ready
  • Next-Gen Profiler report Transpose now available
  • Improved expression, register, and conditional breakpoint support in the Next-Gen Debugger

This release supports CUDA Toolkit 9.2.

Please note that this release recommends NVIDIA Display Driver version 397.93 or newer.

Download instructions

Simply follow the steps below to download and install the Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 5.6.

Step 1: Download and install recommended NVIDIA display driver 397.93 or newer for your target development environment.

Step 2: For developers who develop CUDA, download and install the latest version of CUDA Toolkit 9.2.

Step 3: Download and install NVIDIA® Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 5.6.

All resources can be found under the NVIDIA GameWorks Download Center.

 Download Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition 5.6 and recommended drivers

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To access older versions of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition, please visit Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition Archive.

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