User Guide

  • 2022.3
  • 09/27/2022
  • Public Content

Graphics Monitor Control Panel

Use the Graphics Monitor control panel to configure general and appearance settings, and specify a list of remote systems for analysis.
The panel includes the following controls:
  • System Information
    control provides information about the Intel® GPA version installed on the system and extended system information. You can copy the system information to the clipboard or save it to a
  • Settings
    control provides access to the
  • Send Feedback
    control opens a form to send feedback to the Intel® GPA technical support.
  • Help
    control provides access to the Intel® GPA user guide (this document).

Settings Panel

  • General Settings
    • (Windows* only) Turn ON the
      Auto-detect Launched Applications
      toggle button to automatically start analyzing DirectX* applications that were not launched through the Graphics Monitor. For example, if they were launched through the Windows* Explorer or a console command. If this button is on, the command line of any graphics application is added to the
      Application list
      in the
      Desktop Applications Tab
      . All child processes started from graphics applications are also automatically added to the
      Application list
      . Auto-detection of launched applications does not apply to universal Windows* applications .
    • Turn ON the
      Extended Profiling Modes
      toggle button to enable the selection of a specific graphics API in the Graphics Monitor launch mode drop-down menu. Selecting one of these launch mode entries enables you to only capture performance data from a specific graphics API. Use this feature for more accurate performance of Intel® GPA. It is most recommended to turn ON
      Extended Profiling Modes
      toggle button, if your project uses multiple APIs.
    • Turn OFF the
      Check for Updates
      toggle button to disable update notifications. By default, Intel GPA notifies you when a newer version of the product or Intel® Graphics Driver is available.
      If an update is available, an exclamation mark in a red circle appears on the
      button: .
  • Use the
    Capture Files Location
    option to set a folder to save captured frames, traces or streams. The folder is defined as
    when you open
    Frame Capture
    Trace Capture
  • Appearance Settings
    • Use the
      Color Schema
      setting to change the color schema of the Graphics Monitor interface:
      (default) or
    • Use the
      UI Scale
      setting to change the size of the Graphics Monitor window and its elements to
      , or
  • Additional Settings
    • Use the
      Monitor IP Addresses
      field to identify network IP address(es) of the local system.
    • Use the
      Authorized IP addresses
      field to view and change the list of target systems authorized to connect to your host system. In this field, you can view and change the list of analysis systems authorized to connect to your target system automatically:
      • To authorize a new analysis system, type in a new IP address, and then click the check mark button.
      • To forget an analysis system, select its IP address in the list, and then click the X button.
      When a remote host system tries to connect to the local system, a notification message displays asking you to accept the connection.

Product and Performance Information


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