Maxis Darkspore – Optimized with Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers

Anonymous Aug 11, 2011 at 09:00





The top 2 images are from game demos that were optimized with Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers and were created to showcase the latest Unity game engine. The bottom 3 images are from the Action RPG, Darkspore, by Maxis, also optimized using Intel® GPA.

The Latest Intel® GPA Tool Suite is Available for Free Download
Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers is a powerful, agile developer tool suite for analyzing and optimizing games, media and other graphics-intensive applications. The latest release, Intel® GPA 4.1, is available now and adds significant new features based on input from game and graphics developers.

New features include: the ability to profile workloads hosted by accelerated browsers, including Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome; media analysis tools to visualize code efficiency with Intel® Media SDK and the Intel® OpenCL SDK, a new hardware thread-view in Intel GPA Platform Analyzer; and the ability to collect metrics on multiple D3D devices.

Intel GPA is used by some of the best game developers on the planet, including Maxis, Unity, Firaxis, Cryptic Studios, Creative Assembly, Kingsoft, Terminal Reality and Code Masters.

It is available Free to those who join the Intel® Software Partner Program (also free).
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skynet 101 Aug 12, 2011 at 07:44

If only it would support OpenGL….

iPride 101 Aug 14, 2011 at 02:34

That is amazing when I get a new computer I will download that.

Grandmaster_B 101 Aug 15, 2011 at 10:55

There are tools that work with OpenGL and/or AMD too. But nontheless, this looks neat.