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View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by day, time, pass type, topic, and format. With this Session Viewer, you can view session and speaker details for Game Developers Conference 2024.

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AMD Ryzen™ Processor Software Optimization (Presented by AMD)

Ken Mitchell  (Fellow, AMD)

Location: Room 3001, West Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 20

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Indie Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Audience Level: Intermediate


Break through CPU bottlenecks to reach higher frames-per-second and more builds-per-day equipped with AMD Game Engineering's expertise forged through its rich history of partnerships with AAA game developers! Learn about exciting AMD Ryzen™ products featuring advanced processor and graphics technologies powering today's laptop, desktop, and workstation PCs. Dive into data flow, simultaneous multi-threading, resource sharing, instruction set evolution, cache hierarchies, and coherency. Unlock powerful profiling tools and application analysis techniques using the Windows Performance Analyzer, Concurrency Visualizer, and AMD uProf. Discover best practices and lessons learned. Upgrade system software and build settings. Attack valuable code optimization opportunities. Examples include C/C++, assembly, and hardware performance-monitoring counters.


Attendees of this talk can expect to learn their way through the micro-architecture of modern AMD CPUs, followed by optimizations, frequent issues, and benchmarking best practices to make their games run faster!

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