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is 3d acceleration possible in a win7 kvm guest? (host is debian 7)

I wonder if I can setup a windows 7 (64bit) kvm guest. I have only found some links for 3d acceleration in virtualbox guests, but nothing for KVM. Note that the host is a headless debian server and ...
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Hardware-accelerated 3d in a VM (on Windows 8.1)

Title says it all. I'm interested in playing some games in a VM because I don't want to junk up my Windows installation. What solution, if any, provides good 3d performance for me to achieve this end? ...
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How to render a plain image to a scene in Poser?

I'm using Smith Micro's Poser Debut (version 9.0.3.23444). I'd like to add my own image in the "TV" prop (so that the TV appears to be displaying my own image). I (unsuccessfully) tried this by ...
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advice on displaying in 3d on TV via laptop

how do i get my nvidia card on my laptop to display on my secondary screen (3D TV) using nvidia 3d vision. when viewing 3d material via TV the laptop displays it can only display through primary ...
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Can I use aliasing (e.g. “4xAA”, etc.) provided by 3D graphic cards to make my desktop look better?

All modern 3D video cards support some form of hardware-based "anti-aliasing" for games. The idea is to render the frame bigger than the screen resolution, and then downsample it to get smoother ...
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How to convert a stereoscopic image to separate layers?

I am wondering, is it possible to convert a stereoscopic (3D, i.e. captured with two side-by-side cameras) to separate layers? The images are in .MPO or .JPS format – essentialy two images next to ...
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Blender/POV-Ray differences

I am currently following a tutorial for Blender, but came across POV-Ray mentioned as a renderer. After having researched it a bit, i took a look at it's scene description (scripting) language, which ...
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How does the CPU and GPU interact in displaying computer graphics?

Here you can see a screenshot of a small C++ program called Triangle.exe with a rotating triangle based on the OpenGL API. Admittedly a very basic example but I think it's applicable to other ...
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Windows 7 home premium(64) hardware limitations

I'm one click away of buying Intel I7 Ivy Bridge 3770 3.4Ghz Gaming Pc Computer 1tb 16Gb GTX 550 Ti 1Gb Z11+ the computer is without Windows but I have extra copy of Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. ...
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Will replacing an on-board display card with a standalone display card generate less heat?

When I run some gaming applications, my computer which uses an on-board display card becomes very hot very quickly. Do you think replacing an on-board display card with a standalone one will generate ...
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Draw 3D vectors

I need a program to make a 3D drawing easy and carefully at a half of a day. 3D drawing consists of: 1 vectors, 2 lines, 3 arcs for angle between two vectors or lines vector, 4 vector, line, arc ...
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fancy visualization software [closed]

Most visualizations are doing their job well but are pretty boring. I am looking for visualization software with fancy graphics. Something that not computer related persons would say "is like in the ...
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Graphics Probilem with 3D game

I'm trying to play a 3D hunting game known as Carnivores 2. It was launched in 1999 and I have bought my laptop in 2008, so you'd think that I should be able to run that game as easy as possible, ...
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Blender 2.59 incorrect blending

I'm having problems with blender transparency. I want to create a simple 2d character with the transparent body and transparent eyes on it. All objects should be textured. Here is the image for my ...
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Gefore FX 5200 Ultra & 3D in Photoshop

I am running a Nvidia Geforce FX 5200 Ultra video card in my computer. I am attempting to work with some 3D in Photoshop CS5.1 extended. When I work with the 3D I get this message: Your video card ...
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Some 3D games rotate my screen! How to fix this?

I've got an Intel GMA X4500 HD video card in my laptop and some hardware-accelerated games (for example Valve's Portal and Braid of the second Humble Indie Bundle) rotate the screen 90-degrees. I am ...
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Excel 3 dimensional stacked bar chart howto

One of our guys in the office wants to do a proper 3D stacked bar chart. In other words, he is not just interested in having a 3D rendering of the bars, but he needs full 3 dimensions for his data (x ...
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Software to capture 3d geometry?

Programs I found I found these programs to capture OpenGL 3D scene : 3D Ripper, OpenGL and D3D geometry capture, there are some solved problems with 3D Ripper GLIntercept captures OpenGL function ...
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Running 3D graphics applications through Parallels

My team developed an application involving 3D graphics (similar to a video game) for Windows. Our users have, without our knowledge, decided to try installing it on their Macs using Parallels, and are ...
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How to test 3D on Windows? Or where's DirectX's dxsetup?

When I used Windows 98 I used to type "dxsetup" in "Start->Run..." and it runs some tests of the DirectX. Now, with DirectX 9 on my Windows XP there's no dxsetup. Where it is? Or, is there another ...
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How to create DDS file?

What applications can I use to create *.dds files(DirectDraw Surface) under Windows?
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3D modeling: any production-quality GPU renderers out there?

Are there stable and production-quality renderers out there, which use the GPU? (I mean pluggable renderes for suits such as 3ds max, Maya, Blender, ...) I am aware that preview functionality often ...
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Remote desktop protocol to display 3D game [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to run games over remote desktop? OS: WinXP I was wondering if Windows built-in RDP or 3rd party solution, like RemoteCall, can also display 3D game ...
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can't turn off red-green 3D graphics on games for Windows 7

When we upgraded to Windows 7 suddenly all our games with 3D graphics displayed in red-green 3D and are pretty much un-playable without 3D glasses. It's not a feature of the games themselves, it ...
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3D vision on ATI cards

I've got an ati radeon HD4890 Graphics card,and I want to buy a 3D monitor,with I can everything do in 3D. My question is that:Can I run the 3D vision anyway with this card??
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What limitations does the trial version of 3DS Max have

Does anyone know what limitations the 30-day trial version of 3D Studio Max has? Is it just that it expires after 30 days, or are there additional limitations during the 30 days such as a watermark ...
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Performance of a KVM over IP device?

I'm recently looking for a KVM-over-IP device for a single computer connection. I'm especially looking for a device that is capable of transmitting high quality output from a VGA or DVI (the output ...
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Good Blender tutorial for 3D Studio MAX users

Is there a good tutorial which should how to do things in Blender for ones who knows to to do the same things in 3D Max? May be in form of the table: 3D Max sequence of actions: | Blender sequence of ...
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How to make PDF pages with U3D images print properly?

I'm creating some PDF files that have three-dimensional images (U3D) in them. When I bring them up in Acrobat, everything is fine until I try to print the file. If I've viewed a page, it prints ...
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What could cause Vista machines to degrade in performance?

We have installed several machines running Windows Vista at a client site. These machines run the same set of applications each day and are not operated with by any user. They mainly run a 3D ...
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Graphic Setup tune-up checklist

I was trying to play the game Warzone 2100 and the games runs fine, with nice speed, but the screen stays with a horizontal lines "flickering"... My PC have a integrated GeForce Go 6100 vga. Ok, not ...
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Professional graphics cards a “must” for rendering static environments?

I'm not sure if the title is clear but with more words what I want to say is: I'm building a PC for a decorator who's main work is to render photorealistic images of house interiors. For that she uses ...
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Is there any 3d mindmapping software available? Preferrably with developer API..?

As the title states: Is there any 3d mindmapping software available? Preferrably with developer API..?
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Animation cycles in 3ds max 2010

I'm new to animation. I have Max 2010. Basically I have a ball and it has keyframes where it bounces and moves 15 units forward I want a way to be able to add this animation as many times as I want so ...
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What are a few 3d cube (desktop managers) for Mac OS X?

I am using Snow Leopard 10.6 and every desktop manager that I can find and install won't work. What can I try or apps that you know that I can try that will work on 10.6?
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Searching for a USB camera which can rotate to check a whole plane [closed]

I'm looking for a USB camera which can check 180 degrees on 2 axises. To make this a programming question, I'll ask for a good camera which can check 360 degrees on 2 axis with a good API. How can I ...
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Why is my PC freezing in 3D games?

This is the follow-up for this thread. Since I wrote it I've done several testing but so far cannot get my computer to run 3D apps correctly. First let me quickly remind you the problem: my machine ...
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Webcam to 3D scanner

Is there any software which will allow my webcam to turn into a 3d scanner?
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Are there good graphics card comparison chart for the current models?

Usually I find it hard to know the comparison between graphics card, sometimes only by the price of it ($80 versus $400). For now I am comparing several ones offered for the Dell desktop XPS 9000: ...
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After Effects CS4, 3D double sided Image

How would one go about making a 3D image in After Effect that has two different sides (Think of a poker card)?
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Is there an easy way to convert a SolidWorks drawing to an 3d flash file?

My dad does a lot of designing in SolidWorks for his business, and I would like to take one of his 3D drawings and put it on the web on a product page. Is there any way to easily convert that to ...
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How do Intel graphics chipsets compare to dedicated graphics cards for 3D performance

Does the Intel graphics chipset handle 3D well, or does it let the processor do the 3D job instead? I was using a Macbook with Intel graphics, and Restaurant City on Facebook was quite smooth. Today ...
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3d stuttering on 64bit Windows 7

I recently upgraded from 32bit Windows 7 to 64bit so I could use all the RAM in my laptop. Everything works great except 3D, which stutters like crazy. This worked fine when I was on 32bit Windows 7. ...
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3D Window Managers?

Does anyone know of a window manager that displays your files as a 3d city like in the movie Jurassic Park or Hackers? I know about bumptop but it makes your desktop look like a desktop (boring).
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How to diagnose why PC is freezing in 3D Application?

Recently I'm having some problems with my PC. I I'm running applications that depends on 3D graphics card it freezes after some time or throws a blue screen (mostly it just freezes). It's hard to tell ...
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Windows tool which can create a 3D text or logo in batch or command line?

I want to create text in 3D or create logos but wanted to automate the process to create a large number of them by passing in the text. Are there any tools for Windows that can work in any kind of non ...
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Benchmarks/demos which will show capabilities of decent graphics card?

I'm going to replace old integrated graphics with GeForce 9800 GT. Are there any nice looking demos or benchmarks which will show capabilities and potential of decent graphics card? Of course there is ...