PIX on Windows

Performance tuning and debugging for DirectX 12 games on Windows

PIX 1812.14 – Playback Adapter Selection
PIX 1812.14 – Playback Adapter Selection
Today we released PIX-1812.14, which adds support for selecting the playback adapter, displaying unbound resources and improvements to the occupancy lane.  This release also includes various miscellaneous fixes detailed below. Playback Adapter Selection PIX now allows you to select the GPU on which to play back a recording. After opening a ...
PIX 1810.24 – Support for final DirectX Raytracing API
PIX 1810.24 – Support for final DirectX Raytracing API
Today we released PIX-1810.24, which adds support for the final DirectX Raytracing (DXR) API that’s part of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (a.k.a. “RS5”). This release also fixes miscellaneous other bugs, including an incompatibility between PIX and the latest AMD 18.40+ drivers. Features available in PIX to help developers debug ...
PIX-1810.02 – Direct3D11 and WinML
PIX-1810.02 – Direct3D11 and WinML
Release Notes Today we released PIX-1810.02. This version includes: Direct3D 11 on 12 Support On RS5 PIX can now be instructed to use a Direct3D11-to-Direct3D12 translation layer to make GPU captures of Direct3D11 applications. At playback, the PIX UI will show the resulting Direct3D12 calls but will offer no mapping back to ...
New PIX CPU Profiling Videos
New PIX CPU Profiling Videos
Two new videos have been posted to the PIX for Windows YouTube channel. Both videos highlight the CPU profiling features in PIX timing captures. The first video provides an overview of Timing Captures while the second introduces the Tracked Functions and CPU sampling features...
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PIX 1803.16-raytracing – DirectX Raytracing support
PIX 1803.16-raytracing – DirectX Raytracing support
Today we released PIX-1803.16-raytracing which adds experimental support for DirectX Raytracing (DXR). As just announced at GDC this morning, Microsoft is adding support for hardware accelerated raytracing to DirectX 12 and with this release PIX on Windows supports DXR rendering so you can start experimenting with this exciting new feature ...