NVIDIA® Nsight™ Compute 2019.5 is now available

NVIDIA® Nsight™ Compute 2019.5 is now available for download in the NVIDIA Registered Developer Program.

Version 2019.5 supports the CUDA Toolkit 10.2, including CUDA Graph API support, instanced metrics support in NvRules, Speed Of Light submetric breakdown, workflow and UI improvements, as well as performance improvements and bug fixes.

The latest NVIDIA® Nsight™ Compute 2019.5 release now offers:


  • Support for CUDA Toolkit 10.2
  • Added section sets to reduce the default overhead and make it easier to configure metric sets for profiling
  • Reduced the size of the installation
  • Added support for CUDA Graphs Recapture API
  • The NvRules API now supports accessing correlation IDs for instanced metrics
  • Added breakdown tables for SOL SM and SOL Memory in the Speed Of Light section for Volta+ GPUs

NVIDIA Nsight Compute

  • Added a snap-select feature to the Source page heatmap help navigate large files
  • Added support for loading remote CUDA-C source files via SSH on demand for Linux x86_64 targets
  • Charts on the Details page provide better help in tool tips when hovering metric names
  • Improved the performance of the Source page when scrolling or collapsing
  • The charts for Warp States and Compute pipelines are now sorted by value

NVIDIA Nsight Compute Command Line Interface

  • Added support for GPU cache control, see --cache-control
  • Added support for setting the kernel name base in command line output, see --kernel-base
  • Added support for listing the available names for --chips, see --list-chips
  • Improved the stability on Windows when using --target-processes all
  • Reduced the profiling overhead for small metric sets in applications with many kernels

See all the new features of the Nsight Compute 2019.5 at https://developer.nvidia.com/nsight-compute-2019_5-new-features

For an overview of Nsight™ Compute , including features, requirements, documentation and support, please visit https://developer.nvidia.com/nsight-compute

To download this version, visit https://developer.nvidia.com/gameworksdownload#?dn=nsight-compute-2019-5
or get it as part of the CUDA Toolkit 10.2 from https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-toolkit.