The CUDA 6.0 on line documentation for the visual profiler nvvp
the effectiveness of the various caches can be recorded.
In particular table 4 mentions the texture cache variable
Does anyone know how to get nvvp to display the cache hit rates?
It seems you’re reading the manual. tex_cache_hit_rate is a metric:
How to collect a specific metric is explained in the manual:
"Collecting Events and Metrics
Specific event and metric values can be collected for each kernel and displayed in the details table. Use the toolbar icon in the upper right corner of the view to configure the events and metrics to collect for each device, and to run the application to collect those events and metrics."
In case anyone else has the same
problem: the relevant menu appears when you click the
icon that looks like a yellow pencil with 2 drops of ink:
Ps: I did not get the image icon working. The picture I intended to up load is here: http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/staff/W.Langdon/gif/nvvp5.5_details_header.png