GPU Caps Viewer 1.42.0 Released (updated: v1.42.6)

GPU Caps Viewer 1.42.0

A new version of GPU Caps Viewer, a graphics card / GPU information and monitoring utility, is available.


1 – Download

To ensure the integrity of your download, you can verify the following checksum values (a tool like H4shG3n can help you): hash codes:
- file size => 13017030 bytes
- MD5       => 03269974000360d233d51350b880c321
- SHA1      => 2a478b5245b9061ce58f5e5114ebf6abe03c4279
- SHA256    => 8d23ffe360b976e9cdc3504996d26ec6f140f22eeeb342124edc360de5810936


GPU_Caps_Viewer_Setup_v1.42.6.0.exe hash codes:
- file size => 11206347 bytes
- MD5       => 0a4e4cf0f683b4f2db22f3b7f1a20c0d
- SHA1      => b9ebe860f37f2f23c476e10680bd264cb2f88a90
- SHA256    => 56435f7cad57a64d6e566f1b833bba57a63ddd09a02dc18ee05afff82273b96a

For feedbacks and bug-reports, you can use the comment section of this post or a forum thread available HERE.

Previous versions:
GPU Caps Viewer (setup / installer)
GPU Caps Viewer (zip / portable)

GPU Caps Viewer (setup / installer)
GPU Caps Viewer (zip / portable)


2 – Release Notes

Updated (2019.10.01): version 1.42.6

GPU Caps Viewer 1.42.6 is a maintenance release and fixes a bug in the Vulkan renderer (GeeXLab 0.29.3) that leads to a crash during the resizing of a window. Some SPIR-V shaders have been updated (vk-tessellation demo).


Updated (2019.09.25): version 1.42.5

GPU Caps Viewer 1.42.5 is a maintenance release and fixes bugs in the Vulkan renderer (GeeXLab demos, see GeeXLab 0.29.2 release notes).


Updated (2019.07.04): version 1.42.4

GPU Caps Viewer 1.42.4 adds the support of GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER and RTX 2070 SUPER. A bug has been fixed in the Seascape demo (Vulkan) and the OpenGL version of Seascape has been added. GPU Shark has been updated to latest version 0.14.0.


Version 1.42.0

This new version of GPU Caps Viewer brings the support of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 16 Series (GTX 1660 Ti and GTX 1660) as well as a partial support of AMD Radeon VII (partial support because I added some monitoring code without testing it on a Radeon VII).

GPU Caps Viewer 1.42.0 - GPU panel + GeForce GTX 1080

GPU Caps Viewer 1.42.0 - GPU panel + Radeon RX Vega 56

I updated the Vulkan plugin (used for GeeXLab demos) to fix some warnings and errors detected by the validation layer (Vulkan SDK) for recent graphics drivers.

Another bug in the Seascape demo in Vulkan has been fixed for Intel GPUs.

The seascape demo in previous GPU Caps Viewer (with Intel driver v6577) with the bug:

Seascape demo - Vulkan - Bug on Intel GPU

And the demo fixed:

Seascape demo - Vulkan - Bug fixed


3 – Changelog

Version - 2019.10.01
* fixed a bug in GeeXLab Vulkan renderer (swapchain update after a window resizing).
! updated SPIRV shaders in GPU_Caps_Viewer/gxldemos/vk-tessellation/spirv/ folder.

Version - 2019.09.25
* fixed bugs in GeeXLab Vulkan renderer (buffer overflow, swapchain resizing).
+ GeeXLab demos: added vk-triangle-v2 demo.
! updated: GPU Shark
! updated with latest GeeXLab SDK libs (GeeXLab
! updated: ZoomGPU 1.23.4 (GPU monitoring library).

Version - 2019.07.03
+ added support of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER and RTX 2070 SUPER. 
+ GeeXLab demos: added OpenGL version of Seascape demo.
* GeeXLab demos: fixed a glitch in the Seascape demo
  (see here)
! updated: GPU Shark
! updated with latest GeeXLab SDK libs (GeeXLab
! updated: ZoomGPU 1.23.2 (GPU monitoring library).

Version - 2019.06.19
+ added /disable_cl_platform_extensions_reading to bypass the use
  of clGetPlatformInfo() which crashes on Intel + Win10 v1709 (RS3).
. this version has not been publicly released.

Version - 2019.04.25
+ added support of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650. 
! decreased the mesh density in the GeeXLab tessellation v2 
  demo (Vulkan and OpenGL).
* fixed a minor lighthing bug in the old OpenGL 3 torus demo.
* fixed a crash in bench_result.csv for some demos GL 3 and CL demos.
! updated: GPU Shark
! updated: ZoomGPU 1.23.1 (GPU monitoring library).

Version - 2019.04.20
* fixed an appending issue for the bench_result.csv file 
  used in OpenGL and OpenCL demos.
! updated with latest GeeXLab SDK libs.

Version - 2019.03.22
+ added alpha version of GPU temperature and core usage reading
  on Radeon VII (Vega20 / Vega12 GPUs) - Not tested.
+ added support of AMD Radeon VII.
+ added support of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and 
  GeForce GTX 1660.
+ added support of Intel UHD 630 (0x3e98).
! updated Vulkan Tessellation v2 demo (improved GPU utilization and
  recompilation of GLSL shaders to SPIRV).
* fixed a bug in the pixel shader of the Vulkan Seascape 
  demo that caused visual artifacts on Intel GPUs.
* fixed saving of bench_result.csv used for for OpenGL and 
  OpenCL demos (see HERE).
! updated with latest GeeXLab SDK libs.
! updated: GPU Shark
! updated: ZoomGPU 1.23.0 (GPU monitoring library).


4 – What is GPU Caps Viewer?

GPU Caps Viewer is a graphics card information utility focused on the OpenGL, Vulkan, OpenCL and CUDA API level support of the main (primary) graphics card. For Vulkan, OpenCL and CUDA, GPU Caps Viewer details the API support of each capable device available in the system. GPU Caps Viewer offers also a simple GPU monitoring facility (clock speed, temperature, GPU usage, fan speed) for NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon based graphics cards.

GPU Caps Viewer - all panels

7 thoughts on “GPU Caps Viewer 1.42.0 Released (updated: v1.42.6)”

  1. Vivetha

    Is GPU Caps Viewer will support for WINDOWS RedStone 3?
    While tried to run Start_all_benchmarks batch file,error is coming.Error msg:”GPU Caps viewer :Video Card utility (Open GL and Open CL) ahs stopped working .A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. “Could you please confirm?

  2. Stevie Smith

    Version 1.42.2 crashes in barebones (no store, minimal services) Windows 10 (Oct 2018 release) no matter what compatibility settings I use. Batch file no log, also fails.

    Version 1.25.0 works fine.

    Version 1.31.1 crashes with same error as 1.42.2 (GPU Caps Viewer blah, blah, blah, has stopped working) 1.33.1 and 1.34.4 Vulkan (vkz) sub program crashes.

    I thought it was caused by Vulkan capabilities viewing but 1.31.1 doesn’t seem to have that app either.

    Shark works fine.

    1. JeGX Post Author

      Let’s do a test: download GeeXLab for Windows 64-bit (here: ). Unzip the archive where you want and run GeeXLab. If it crashes, go in the plugins/ folder and rename the following file: plugin_gxc_vulkan_x64.dll with any name. Try again to launch GeeXLab. If it works, there is a problem with your Vulkan support. In that case try to remove / reinstall the graphics driver. Let me know.

  3. Jeff EL

    I found my A12-9800E (Radeon™ R7 Series) use v1.42.2.0 to run 3D demo (Vulkan – Shadertoy > Geomechanical) will crash, but v1.39.0.0 pass.
    Is it a bug?

      1. Jeff EL

        Driver version 26.20.1015.9003 that is available on AMD website.
        I tried with old version 24.20.13019.1008 / 25.20.15011.1004 got same result.

        1. I think it maybe related with “kx framework v.0.1.8”, since use “kx framework v.0.1.7” is fine.
        2. Others it seem cannot read GPU loader and GPU temp, it maybe relate with [! updated: ZoomGPU 1.23.1 (GPU monitoring library)] ?

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