How Valve Makes Games Better with XPerf (Windows Performance Toolkit) (US)

    Gamefest 2011 Presentation
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        Xperf can be a powerful profiling tool, making otherwise invisible performance problems easy to find. There are, however, numerous challenges in using it effectively. This talk will explain the techniques used at Valve to record and analyze Xperf traces, with case studies showing some of the performance problems found in Valve games. Attendees will learn to integrate Xperf into their profiling life cycle in order to discover the secrets of their own Windows games.
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      Windows 7

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