Setting up Tracing Options
To modify tracing options of a certain profile, follow the instructions below:
- In the Analyze Application dialog box click Manage Profiles… or click the Intel® GPA Monitor icon in the taskbar notification area and select Profiles….
- In the Profiles window select the profile you want to modify.
- Make sure that the tracing option is enabled. Refer to Enabling Tracing in Your Application for details.
- Go to the Tracing tab and configure tracing settings:
- DirectX Data Level: set the Microsoft DirectX* data level as:
- Off – to collect GPU and CPU frames and device present Microsoft DirectX* API calls
- Standard – to collect data of the “Off” level and Microsoft DirectX* API calls corresponding to ergs (draw calls, clear, etc)
- Detailed - to collect data of the “Standard” level and the remaining Microsoft DirectX* API calls
- Internal Data Level: switch on/off the level of internal data tracing
- Off – to disable internal tracing
- On – to enable tracing of operations in order to understand how tracing impacts the overall application performance, for example, workloads of Intel GPA trace service thread
- Buffer Size (MB): set the maximum size of the trace buffer
- Capture Application Startup: set this to True to enable capturing at the beginning of the file
- Capture Hardware Context Data: set this to:
- True – to collect thread context switch events that enable you to see when threads of your application were executed and when they were stalled, and how efficient your application utilizes CPU cores
- False – to disable collecting thread context switch events
- Click OK.
Changing the Profile Name
Enabling Tracing in Your Application
Setting up a Trigger
Selecting Domains to be Traced
Customizing the Keyboard Shortcut Assignments
Configuring Metrics to be Collected
Configuring HUD Display Options
Analyze Application Dialog Window
Profiles Dialog Window