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AMD is technology company that designs graphics processing units microprocessors (CPUs), motherboard chipsets, embedded processors and graphics processing units (GPUs) like the Radeon line of graphics cards. Additional, AMD has also created some game development related technologies, including FreeSync & TrueAudio . Use the `AMD` tag for questions about developing for AMD technologies specifically.

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How to make use of resizable BAR?

From what I understand, resizable BAR (aka. Smart Access Memory) makes it possible to access the whole GPU memory from CPU code. But how can a programmer make use of that? Is there an example or code ...
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Debugging an AMD GPU specific problem without an AMD GPU

I've recently started to receive reports from users that I game I'm working on isn't rendering properly on AMD GPUs. I'd like to track down the problem and fix it, but I'm a hobby developer just using ...
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Configuring Implicit Multi-GPU Rendering Driver Settings Programmatically

What is available to game developers to take advantage of implicit multi-GPU rendering technologies as of 2016? For this question I will only be asking about Nvidia's SLI and AMD's Crossfire ...
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ThreadAffinity being changed by OpenGL / ChoosePixelFormat

If I change thread affinity and then create the window used in my OpenGL game it changes the thread affinity to something else. I tracked down the exact API call (...
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Basic shadow mapping fails on NVIDIA card?

Recently I switched from an AMD Radeon HD 6870 card to an (MSI) NVIDIA GTX 670 for performance reasons. I found however that my implementation of shadow mapping in all my applications failed. In a ...
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How should I choose a graphics card that's right for my needs? [closed]

I'm developing my own game using Ogre3D, and I'm want to implement things like SSAO, dynamic shadows, AI, physics, etc...and I know my current card is barely gonna be able to handle it. So my ...
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Running advanced floating point calculations on the GPU?

I want to learn how to use AMD Stream and NVIDIA CUDA (PhysX) to calculate things such as locations. I have not yet found where to get the SDK for these (I can't test the CUDA things because I have a ...
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Get video chipset manufacturer in Direct3D

I'd need to know if the video chipset Direct3D runs on is from Nvidia, AMD or Intel. Is there a way to do that?