GPU architecture resources

I am often get asked in DMs about how GPUs work. There is a lot of information on GPU architectures online, one can start with these:

And then can refer to these for a more in-depth study:

It is also a good idea to look for documentation about how compute shaders work, like:

as they are “closer to the metal” than pixel/vertex shaders in that they require you to think in threads and often synchronise execution and manage memory.

Also posts that discuss GPU profiling and performance, such as

as they often expose details about how a GPU works.

Additionally, it is worth searching for “GPU” or “performance” in the GDC Vault, it can often return some relevant presentations.

I am closing this nowhere near exhaustive list with a few alternative presentations of GPU architecture concepts:

GPU architecture resources

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