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HiResTimer_Get

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Description

 

Retrieves the current value of the high-resolution performance counter.

 

Syntax

 

n = HiResTimer_Get

 

Returns

 

Number

Returned value are the microseconds elapsed.

 

Parameters

 

Name

Type

Optional

Meaning





 

Remarks

 

This function also internally store the last execution timer in order to be able to compute delta timing just calling HiResTimer_Delta function.

 

Restrictions

 

Attention: the function calling itself add some few microseconds overhead.

 

See also

 

Examples

 

'...

Dim T1, T2 As QUAD

 

'---Initialize hi resolution timer

HiResTimer_Init

 

T1 = HiResTimer_Get

'---Do whatever needed to be measured

T2 = HiResTimer_Get

 

MSGBOX 0, "Elapsed time in microseconds: " & FORMAT$(T2-T1, "#0")