> > > PIX is a thing for DX9 > > > > Not that I know a single thing about the matter, but at least the product > > requirements page for PIX states that it's for DirectX 12 only, and not DirectX 9 ? > > > > https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/pix/requirements/ > > The version of PIX which ships with the DirectX 12 SDK is for DirectX 12 only, this > is true. But there is also the DirectX 9 SDK, which ships its own version of PIX > which is for DirectX 9. PIX originally stood for "Performance Investigator for Xbox" > and dates to the early 2000s when it was used for GPU-level debugging on Xbox > development kits (and, for that matter, all Xbox platforms since).
Ah. Thanks for pointing that out. I should have googled harder.