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NVIDIA DLSS DLL version - future feature in GPU-Z

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Yeah i dont think this is a great idea either, it'll cause disk activity on potentially really slow or busy drives and could set people off from a security perspective
I think this function of finding DLSS is very useful for some people, but I really think that when switching to this window, it is necessary to ask the user first and mention these problems (high hard disk usage and long search time)

Yeah i dont think this is a great idea either, it'll cause disk activity on potentially really slow or busy drives and could set people off from a security perspective
In fact, this function has also been made. Some users should also need this function. It would be a pity if it was completely abandoned, so I think it is best to tell the user about this high-occupancy and time-consuming thing before starting the scan. Ask the user if they need it need to scan

Maybe its a good idea to have a database with games that are supporting DLSS and check first if user has any of those games installed and if it does to check the DLSS version from the installed directory of the game (or scan only that game directory for the file), scanning all computer and high disk usage its kinda not practical or as i posted before it could been nice to have an option to select the directory where you want to scan (like your game directory , steam library etc.)
Edit: It can be a problem maybe with cracked games that are not in the registered as installed app but you can have that DLSS database + selected drive / folder scan ... just an idea:)
You mentioned letting the user choose to scan only part of the range, I think it is very good, I think this can provide options for the user to choose

Maybe its a good idea to have a database with games that are supporting DLSS and check first if user has any of those games installed and if it does to check the DLSS version from the installed directory of the game (or scan only that game directory for the file), scanning all computer and high disk usage its kinda not practical or as i posted before it could been nice to have an option to select the directory where you want to scan (like your game directory , steam library etc.)
Edit: It can be a problem maybe with cracked games that are not in the registered as installed app but you can have that DLSS database + selected drive / folder scan ... just an idea:)
It allows users to choose whether they need to scan all hard disks or only need to scan a specified range. I think it is good

The DLL is part of the games, so you can have multiple versions installed.

Scanning through the game libraries isn't trivial, because you can basically store the games anywhere you want, so GPU-Z would have to scan all directories on all drives for the DLL.

I like your idea though, maybe scanning everything would be acceptable from a user perspective?

"Scanning" doesn't mean read the file contents, just look for the filename, like F3 search does in Explorer
What do you think of it
 
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Good suggestions I think I can add the following improvements:

- Add a button/link that needs to be clicked before the scan is started
- Add a list of drives in the system that can be checked on or off
- As mentioned in PM, enable the feature on all cards, not only on NVIDIA (it doesn't "use" DLSS, it only scans for games with DLSS support)
 
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Good suggestions I think I can add the following improvements:

- Add a button/link that needs to be clicked before the scan is started
- Add a list of drives in the system that can be checked on or off
- As mentioned in PM, enable the feature on all cards, not only on NVIDIA (it doesn't "use" DLSS, it only scans for games with DLSS support)
Does the improved DLSS scan still just query the "nvngx_dlss.dll" file?

Does the improved GPUZ scan still provide the option to perform the same mode as the current GPUZ 2.48 that scans all hard drives

Provides the same option as GPU Z 2.48 to perform a full search of computer hard drives
 

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Yes of course
 

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Good suggestions I think I can add the following improvements:

- Add a button/link that needs to be clicked before the scan is started
- Add a list of drives in the system that can be checked on or off
- As mentioned in PM, enable the feature on all cards, not only on NVIDIA (it doesn't "use" DLSS, it only scans for games with DLSS support)
Is it not possible to check the registry for the installed games and their install path and just scan for DLSS on the specific path?
 

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Is it not possible to check the registry for the installed games and their install path and just scan for DLSS on the specific path?
Not really, there is no universal standard and it won't catch games that you just copy around without installation. Maybe finding the Steam library folder could be an option and scan this first, to have some results faster
 

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Good suggestions I think I can add the following improvements:
Didn't have time to add them for today's release, but I had to push out the Zen 4 support, so reviewers can do their job.
 
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