Introduction to Graphics Optimization. Chapter 1: PC Graphics System Overview. Chapter 2: The Optimization Process. Chapter 3: Intro to Optimization Tools. Chapter 4: More on Hardware. Chapter 5: Optimizing System Memory. Chapter 6: Optimizing CPU Processing. Chapter 7: Optimizing CPUs using Multi-threading. Chapter 8: Optimizing Graphics CPU Problems. Chapter 9: Optimizing Graphics GPU Problems. Chapter 10: Optimizing Shaders. Chapter 11: Conclusions.
About the Author
Eric Preisz is the course director for optimization at Full Sail Real World Education's game design bachelor's program. His practical experience began while optimizing video games and simulation software. Eric is the founder of C2C Simulation, a company that provides visual application development for the modeling, simulation, and training community as well as the location based entertainment industry. His experience involves work with NASA, Army, Department of Homeland Security and other government agencies.
Ben Garney works at PushButton Labs, where he is the lead developer on the PushButton Engine, an open source Flash game framework. Before he got into Flash game development, Ben spent five years at GarageGames, working on Torque engine technology. During that time, he helped ship several games, most notably Marble Blast Ultra on the XBox 360.