User Guide

  • 2021.3
  • 09/23/2021
  • Public Content
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Graphics Frame Analyzer Plugins

Use Graphics Frame Analyzer Plugin Interface to mark specific events and resources.
Intel® GPA provides default plugins and enables you to use custom plugins.
Graphics Frame Analyzer Plugin Interface is compatible with Python* 3 only.
Default Graphics Frame Analyzer plugins:
  • Event by Metric Value:
    searches for API calls within the specified metric range.
  • Format
    : searches for a resource of the specified format. The plugin is available only in the Resource Table.
  • Frame Time:
    searches for a frame of the specified duration. The plugin is available only in the Multiframe View.
  • Subsequent Barriers:
    searches for subsequent ResourceBarrier calls. The plugin is available only for the DirectX* 12 based applications.
  • Transitions to Common State:
    finds barriers that transform into common state. The plugin is available only for the DirectX* 12 based applications.
  • Zero Pixel Write:
    searches for draw calls that write 0 pixels into Render Target. The plugin is available only for the DirectX* based applications.
Apply a Graphics Frame Analyzer plugin:
  1. Open a frame for analysis in the Graphics Frame Analyzer Profiling View Window.
  2. Enter "=" into the
    Type Filter Expression
    field in the
    API Log
    or the
    Resource Table
    .
  3. Select a plugin from the drop-down list of available plugins.
  4. Define arguments of the selected plugin.
  5. Press
    Enter
    .

Product and Performance Information

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Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.