Getting GPU performance information

I am a research scientist developing a model of predictive performance using my theory a mathematics of arrays (MoA). I want to obtain power, heat etc and store to csv files. Any and all methods are of interest with a goal of finding the best.

I’m currrently working with @lenore.mullin on writing a script for this sole purpose.

So far, we’ve seen three possible ways:

nvidia-smi --query-gpu='timestamp,power.draw' --format=csv loop-ms=1000 -f output.csv

I want numeric data for power and heat as well as time to start and I want to save in csv files.

Hi Lenore,

You can either use NVIDIA GPU management and monitoring command line utility nvidia-smi, or obtain these stats programmatically using the NVML APIs.

Does nvidia-smi command provided by you not serve the purpose? I noticed that double hyphen is missing before the option loop-ms., probably it is lost in the formatting.

nvidia-smi --query-gpu=‘timestamp,power.draw’ --format=csv --loop-ms=1000 -f output.csv

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Thank you.
Lenore