Computing architecture developed by Nvidia that allows programs to process algorithms in the graphics card GPU, instead of the computer's CPU.

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Error while compiling Cuda Accelerated Linpack hpl_2.0_FERMI

I use Ubuntu 11.04 x86_64 CUDA 4.0 OpenMpi 1.4stable MKL When I compile, I get this error: ar r -L/home/limksadmin/hpl-2.0_FERMI_v13/lib/CUDA/libhpl.a HPL_dlacpy.o HPL_dlatcpy.o ...
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Automate *.run file install?

Using: CentOS 6.2 BASH Script I regularly install CUDA (a GPU programming API) on machines in my work cluster, and have to reupgrade three *.run installers whenever I do an upgrade version-wise. The ...
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Do HP Elitebooks allow to switch off Optimus from BIOS?

I'm checking which HP EliteBook (among 8740w,8760w) gives the possibility to switch off Optimus in the BIOS (need it to simplify CUDA development under Ubuntu). Or even better, is there a list of the ...
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Are there any external CUDA devices?

I have a workstation with a recent graphics adapter: Nvidia Gefore FX3700. As I want to use that adapter for long running CUDA programms, it might be very useful not to run also my desktop graphics on ...
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Switch off optimus in dell inspiron n5110 in linux

I have a dell n5110 laptop which comes with a nvidia optimus GPU.While there is no problem in windows 7,the real problem is with linux. The GPU is always on though not detected by linux and sucking a ...
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CUDA-Multiforcer will not work although CUDA Toolkit and everything is installed

I installed everything like here on my new Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop. Specifications: Intel core i5 2500k, 16 GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560TI CU II by ASUS So I installed everything but the ...
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CUDA/GPU Range of programming constructs available? [closed]

Is there a limit to the extent of operations you can do on a GPU? For example, can you create dictionaries/hashmaps, like you would in Java or C#? What about receiving packets from a socket? Could ...
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Can't install CUDA drivers for GeForce GT555M

I've just bought a new Asus n55 laptop. It has 2 graphics cards from Intel and NVIDIA. But when I try to install CUDA's developer driver for my GPU I get this error: "This graphics driver could ...
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ATI and NVIDIA card in same motherboard for CUDA

I want to run an HD6990 and a GTX 460 in the same machine, using the HD6990 for gaming and the 460 for CUDA - not for display. Is this feasible? I am running Windows 7
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NVIDIA CUDA and linux

This Lenovo Z570 laptop comes with NVIDIA GEforce GT520M with optimus technology. I'm trying to install CUDA on Ubuntu 10.10. I downloaded a dev driver from the NVIDIA site. After installation X ...
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can't put nvidia gpu in TCC mode

I am trying to connect to a remote computer with Nvidia Tesla M2070q GPU. I am trying to put the device in TCC mode with this: nvidia-smi -g 0 -dm 0 but gives me the following error: Failed to ...
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Multiple GPUs in Linux - how to specify which GPU runs X windows

I have been running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 on a system with a GTX 480. Recently I added a 3GB GTX 580, as my CUDA application requires more memory than I have on the 480. Due to space issues in ...
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Ask for Advice for a New Machine That Can Support GTX 590 and GTX 460

I plan to buy a new machine for running my algorithm implemented in GPU under CUDA. I currently have a GTX 460 graphics card, and may get a GTX 590 a few months later. I am not sure which CPU, ...
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What are Radeon stream processors and SIMD engines?

Top GeForce video cards have 480 GUDA cores (60 multicores by 8 stream each). They are like general purpose CPUs, but with specialized instructions, registers and memory working modes, and are ...
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Do I have to reboot the system after getting an “unspecified launch failure” in kernel?

After a kernel fails due to "unspecified launch failure", the only way I am able to use the device again is after a system reboot. Is there another way to do this? If I attempt to to run again after ...
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Why are we still using CPUs instead of GPUs?

It seems to me that these days lots of calculations are done on the GPU. Obviously graphics are done there, but using CUDA and the like, AI, hashing algorithms (think bitcoins) and others are also ...
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VMware: How to directly access the GPU

I have VMware Workstation running on Ubuntu host with a Ubuntu Guest. Is it possible to directly access the GPU from the VM? I want to run CUDA on the VM
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CUDA enabled audio transcoding software?

I have 2000 files which iTunes somehow decided should be aac and transcoded for me without me realizing it. I want to transcode these back to MP3s as quickly as possible, so I can use them on Google ...
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remotely startx over ssh

I am using some software that uses CUDA to run some stuff on the GPU. If I am using ssh to connect to the box, or vnc even, and I try to run the program I get an error that no CUDA device is ...
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Installing CUDA 4.0 over 3.2

I am currently using CUDA 3.2 and would like to try out CUDA 4.0. Do I simply install CUDA 4.0 over 3.2? Will I need to remove anything, e.g. drivers etc? Thank you. Regards, Rayne
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Does nVidia CUDA help with video decoding in Adobe CS5 Premiere?

The new Mercury Playback Engine in Adobe CS5 allows your nVidia CUDA cards to handle some of the work your CPU would otherwise have to do, but is it only effects and rendering it helps with? Can I ...
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How can I evaluate the processing power of a GPU relative to a CPU?

Suppose I have a program that does a lot of floating-point computations and is impractically slow on my current hardware. To reduce the runtime as much as possible, I want to figure out whether it's ...
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Is there a way to run CUDA applications with the CUDA device being a secondary adapter?

I've been trying to run a CUDA program on a remote computer which has Windows 7 installed. The GPU is GeForce GTX 480. One of the problems I've been facing is that, the computer has two adapters, 1) ...
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streaming multiprocessor number

how do I know how many streaming multiprocessors(SM) I have on my GTS 250?
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Encoding movie files into h264

Found some topics about archiving into h264, but those were about the generic questions (does it worth it, which codec to use.) I want to use h264 (with CUDA (if possible)). So far I only found ...
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Best linux distro for cuda development [closed]

Can someone suggest the best linux distro for CUDA development. The reason why I'm asking is that I tried installing the latest cuda SDK in Fedora 12, and it was a real pain in the neck. It took me 8 ...
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CUDA on GeForce 8600GT

I have got the cuda driver, toolkit and sdk installed in Ubuntu 10.04. I'm using nVidia Geforce 8600 GT card. Official website says my card is CUDA supported. But on running the deviceQuery that comes ...
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How can i recover a zip password using CUDA (GPU)?

How can i recover a zip password on linux using CUDA (GPU). For the past two days i tried using "fcrackzip" but it's too slow Few months back i saw some application that can use GPU / CUDA and get ...
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CUDA & PhysX in Windows on Unibody Macbook '09

Cheers, how can I get CUDA and PhysX hardware acceleration to work on Unibody Macbook from late 2009? Despite having 9400M which is listed as having support for CUDA on NVIDIA's site, I'm unable to ...
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Syntax high-lighting a CUDA (.cu) program in visual studio (2005 and/or 2008)

I'm new to GPU-programming with CUDA and have just installed everyting on my machine to get started, and it's working. Big victory! However, when I open the code samples in VS(2005 and 2008) NVidia ...
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CUDA driver installation on a laptop with nVidia NVS140M card

I'm trying to first figure out if my computer contains a CUDA-enabled card. It has an nVidia NVS 140M card, but I can't seem to figure out if it is the 128 MB version or 256 MB version. On the laptop ...