nVidia Games Could See 35 Percent Boost

nVidia-focused developers have gotten a boost today as the graphics card giant announced upgrades to its suite of programming tools, affording an average performance increase of 35%.

The upgrade for NVPerfHUD 4, nVidia's analysis toolset, offers developers the ability to more closely monitor the activities and performance of the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), using a reworked version of nVidia's in-house toolset as used by it's own developers. nVidia claims that "In a recent survey, over 100 NVPerfHUD 4 users reported an average performance improvement of 34.8% by using NVPerfHUD 4 to tune their applications. These users also reported that NVPerfHUD 4 helped them find an average of 11 rendering bugs during development."