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Muchaserres
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Advanced testing tool

Post by Muchaserres » Tue Jun 07, 2005 8:19 am

Hi all,

Does any of you know of any tool providing accurate and detailed information about an instance of a program being executed on a system? I mean, I'd like to test my code efficiency by checking accurately its CPU/memory usage (more than that Windows "task manager").

Thanks in advance.

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Post by Bregalad » Tue Jun 07, 2005 9:55 am

Are you talking about running your emulator on windows or running any code on the NES (this would be slighty different !) ?
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Post by Tom » Tue Jun 07, 2005 2:43 pm

If you're looking for something to profile your emulator on Windows, you could try the demos of the following programs:

Glowcode: www.glowcode.com
VTune: www.intel.com/software/products/vtune/

I've only used them once or twice a long time ago, so I can't really help you with them too much, but they should have good enough documentation. They'll take a little bit of work to get working, but they're worth it for the information they can provide.
-Tom

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Post by Muchaserres » Wed Jun 08, 2005 5:28 am

Yeah Tom, that's what I was lookin' for. Thanks a lot!

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