Benchmarking multithreaded rendering
In this recipe, we will introduce multithreaded rendering techniques and implement a simple benchmark application to analyze the performance of using multiple deferred contexts. We will render the same model multiple times, comparing the results between varying numbers of deferred contexts and the immediate context. We will introduce additional CPU processing overhead to compare GPU-bound and CPU-bound frame times.
We can begin with any completed rendering loop and apply the techniques presented in this recipe to it. However, for the purpose of this recipe, we will assume a starting point based upon the finished result from the Animating bones recipe in Chapter 4, Animating Meshes with Vertex Skinning ...