Processor specifically designed to perform fast memory manipulation, with instructions specifically tailored to handle computer graphics processing and rendering

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How can I disable the onboard GPU on my laptop?

I have a problem getting my computer to run a game. The problem is I can't run it by using my NVIDIA GPU. My computer insists on running it using the integrated GPU. I tried some methods to force it ...
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VGA can't detect Monitor and turn to sleep mode

I have my new PC for a 4 months, everything worked perfect till one morning I turned it on, and the monitor (SAMSUNG) tried to detect the graphic card (ASUS R9 290) without any success and turned to ...
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Graphics card possible power issue

I had an nVidia GTS 8800 that stopped working suddenly. I thought the card had just died so I purchased a Sapphire Dual-X R9 280X 3GB GDDR5 card to replace it. The new card does not work either. ...
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What causes this GPU condition and how to fix it?

I don't know how to exactly describe this behaviour of GPU in English, so I couldn't hit a solution on google. The GPU is a PowerColor Radeon HD6870. The symptoms started when the GPU was 2 months ...
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Which GPU does BIOS use for video output? Or is GPU involved at all?

As the answer to my question may differ depending on the specific hardware of a computer, I will limit my discussion to common PCs that we use everyday. The reason for asking this question is to try ...
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How do I identify counterfeit hardware?

A peer recently told me to be aware of counterfeit Intel CPUs. I built my PC just last year and now I’m afraid I might be affected. How would I discover counterfeit hardware? My PC: GPU: Asus GTX 780 ...
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What's more important, CPU or GPU? [closed]

For the following programs, what's more important, the quality of the CPU or of the GPU: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro Thanks
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How to manage a Radeon GPU along with FirePRO

I will be getting an AMD FirePRO very soon and I want to use it in my personal computer. My motherboard and PSU can power both my Radeon and FirePRO, but I need to make sure they don't interfere with ...
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Can I use a Radeon GPU and a NVIDIA GPU together to increase performance? if so how?

I currently have an Nvidia gtx 650 with 2gb VRAM. I want to get more quality and performance in games. I have been looking at the XFX Radeon R9 295X2 with 8gb VRAM. I want to know if I can use both of ...
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Rewiring GPU with RAM? [closed]

So what I want to do is to solder the copper wire as shown in my scheme using zinc-lead-tin alloy, provided that I will remove the VRAM (connected to the RAM) so I could replace it with the wire. I ...
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What aspects of running modern videogames cause most of the power consumption on GPU's?

A 3D game has to render polygons, their textures, detect collisions etc. and current GPU's eat an enormous amount of power. Which aspect(s) eat the majority of the power used on a GPU when a typical ...
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Underclocking GPU <-> Overclocking GPU

I have the following situation: A NVidia GTX 260, in P0 State the power supply can't give enough power so we decided to let it in P8 state. But now we want a bit more performance from the P8 state. We ...
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Computer won't start/react while new gpu is plugged in

I just upgraded my computer and changed almost everything except for the case and psu (650W). My parts: ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VII HERO Intel Core i7-4790K Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB 2.5" OEM Corsair ...
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How exactly does “intel_iommu=igfx_off” affect the passthrough of an Intel IGD?

How exactly does "intel_iommu=igfx_off" affect the passthrough of an Intel IGD? Does it prevent the detachment of Intel IGD from host altogether so that the emulator such as qemu-kvm won't even see ...
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GTX680 GPU BIOS OverClock stuck to 1150MHz

I started to overclock my GTX680 by editing its BIOS. Problem is that the Boost Clock is stuck at 1150MHz at full load even though I set the Boost Clock to 1228MHz, then 1254MHz and finally 1280MHz. ...
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How do I change which monitor my computer uses at boot?

I have two monitors connected to my PC: One computer monitor via DisplayPort and a TV via HDMI. The TV isn't in the same room as my PC, so it's pretty tough to select which operative system to launch ...
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Is “Host GPU on” on android emulator same as GPU passthrough?

I see that there's "Host GPU on" for standard Android emulator(which is incidentally qemu-based) from Google. Is it same as the hardware acceleration obtained by successful GPU-passthrough in ...
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How do I know if hardware acceleration of the GPU is enabled in VLC?

Under the new VLC interface (Linux) with video-Catalyst driver installed what option I can chose to enable GPU hardware acceleration? How can I be sure it is enabled? $ vainfo give me this ...
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Is it possible to have a higher power GPU integrated into the motherboard?

This is an idea ive been pondering for a bit in my spare time, but i have no hardware engineering knowledge to know if this is just crazy or if its a possibility. Is it possible to integrate a high ...
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NVIDIA GTX 680 GPU BIOS flash failed and card is bricked

I own NVIDIA GTX 680 GPU and I wanted to flash it’s BIOS because I read that it is possible to flash it to GTX 770. So I downloaded GTX 770 BIOS and read all tutorials. Now all what I got is a bricked ...
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Blank monitor after installing GPU

I recently bought a factory refurbished Dell Inspiron 3000 Desktop. It's equipped with a Core i5 4460 CPU with 8gb RAM. The motherboard is a Dell model 088DT1. I'm running Windows 8.1 64bit. (link to ...
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Can I put two GTX Titan X GPUs in a Dell T7400

I have a Dell T7400, I can take out the Quadro that is in it if necessary, can I put two Titan Xs into it? Will the motherboard support it? And the power supply?
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Is there a way to create “logical” monitors without sacrificing performance?

I'm in an odd situation, where it would be beneficial to be able to take a single 3840x1080 monitor and have Windows treat it as if it was actually two 1920x1080 monitors - one as the Windows ...
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ASUS N751JK NVIDIA GTX850M keeps underclocking

I have a brand new Asus N751JK which has an NVIDIA GTX850M graphics processor which should be a pretty nice piece of hardware. It runs perfectly fine, and the game I'm playing gives me solid 60 FPS ...
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Is it possible to use GPU to boost performance of computer automatically? [duplicate]

As we all know GPU is a sleeping beast. And we are also familiar with Intel's Turbo Boost technology which is really great. But, Intel's Turbo Boost technology works only on CPU by overclocking CPU ...
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How much extra workload would I assign the GPU if I choose to duplicate the screen instead of a single monitor?

As per my very little knowledge about computer graphics, I think the effect would be minimal. The reason is, given that the two screens has the same resolution, the pixel calculations are done exactly ...
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GPU Default Output Issue

I have one graphics card and I have Intel HD Graphics. The motherboard has 2 display outputs and the GPU has 1. I want to use all 3 of the ports at the same time but whenever my GPU is in, it only has ...
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Will DX10.1 rated motherboard run DX11 graphics card?

I have H61 m DS2 which is rated with dx 10.1 but if i use a dx 11 graphics card like GT730 1GD5(asus) will my motherboard support? please reply..
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Effect of different GPU frequency ranges in Intel Core M

I just noticed that with the Broadwell line of Intel CPUs, Wikipedia for the first time lists a GPU frequency, and that range is different for each chip despite the GPU model being the same. Model ...
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GPU overheat while in linux textmode

I just put an old Nvidia 6600 GT card in my server that is only running in text mode (debian/linux console) but the sensors show a 101-105°C temperature. The card has only passive cooling (no fan). ...
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Can my 300W power supply handle this graphics card?

I want to but this graphics card: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IDG3IDO/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_?ie=UTF8&psc=1 It says it requires 300W or more. My power-supply is 300 max. Does ...
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How do I know if my CPU is bottlenecking my GPU? [closed]

I have a FX-6120 processor, and a 750 ti graphics card. How do I tell if my CPU is bottlenecking my GPU? And more importantly, how can I know what bottlenecks what in the future when I'm shopping for ...
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StageVideo vs embedded video for desktop AIR application

My question is in regards to performance. According to the documentation http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flashplayer/articles/stage_video.html If you are using a a GPU accelerated codec (H.264), the GPU ...
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Stage Video for desktop AIR application on Windows-minimum GPU requirements

According to the Adobe documentation, StageVideo uses Direct3D on Windows and when using a GPU accelerated codec (H.264), will use the GPU for BOTH decoding and compositing ...
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nVidia GeForce GT 630M problems

So, this is my video card, supposedly a decent one. http://gpuboss.com/graphics-card/GeForce-GT-630M I cannot however play YouTube videos on 1.25 speed smoothly. There are nVidia drivers installed ...
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New GTX 970 running on PCI-E 1.1 x16 instead of 2.0

I recently purchased a GTX 970 for my system and all seemed to be fine, drivers install perfectly, games run OK if not a little under what I would have expected (this is probably due to my CPU not ...
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Troubleshooting unstable GPU issue

I would like to fix my Dell Vostro 3700 that haven't used for a few months. The GPU seems to be dead. When I use the laptop, after about 10 minutes I start seeing strange colored squares for a few ...
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GPU underclock itself when full load and overclock itself when empty load

Here is a screenshot of GPU-Z, take a look at GPU Core Clock and GPU Load. I think this might have something to do with recent windows update, but I checked the update history, there's nothing ...
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OpenGL downgrades on Windows 8/8.1 upgrade

I have Windows 8.1 Pro N with ATI Radeon 3100 Graphics (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM v1.1) card. I want to play Angry Birds Star Wars II for PC but it keeps saying something about OpenGL 1.4 and 2.0. ...
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Is it possible to hide a GPU adapter?

was wondering if it's possible to hide a GPU adapter in the Device Manager? I know you can uninstall it and it will be gone but is there another way around it just by hiding it? Cheers
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laptop displays after 30 mins [closed]

I have this laptop (lenovo g555) and there is only one way to make it work. 1.Power on 2.Wait almost half an hour with black screen 3.Turn off and power on immediately 4.Lenovo boot screen appears ...
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Does NVIDIA GTX460 [Zotac] support 3 monitors at the same time?

My GPU has 2 DVI and 1 HDMI ports, can I safely plug three monitors? I could test empirically, however I am afraid that I could damage it. P.S: I just read from unreliable sources that Zotac NVIDIA ...
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Amd catalyst thinks that I have tv instead of monitor; cant use proper gpu upscale (dispalyport)

I have monitor, 144hz, not tv (important note). With dvi I had no problem; a game running in 1280x720 (720p) was upscaled just fine in native 1920x1080 (120hz), as much as every other ...
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Can I uninstall the Intel graphics driver if an Nvidia GPU is present?

I have a Dell XPS15 laptop, which includes a Geforce GT750M GPU. Ever since I updated the Nvidia driver to 347.25, I've been getting errors from igfxtray.exe on startup. Google tells me that this file ...
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How does SLI GPU's perform in games without SLI support?

Im thinking about buying two Custom GTX 980's and use them via SLI. After reading a lot of Benchmark tests to figure out which Graphics Card is currently "the best" i found a test where a single GTX ...
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My GPU stops suddenly and get black screen

I have a Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 graphics card and a dual monitor setup. Sometimes my screens go black and get a warning like: Nvidia Kernel stops responding. I tried a lot of things; ...
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Trying to identify the cause of this display corruption

I don't actually know where the root cause of this issue lies or even how to accurately describe it so I will do my best to provide the details of the situation. Hopefully someone will have a better ...
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How does the GPU part of an APU output video?

Doesn't an using an APU mean you have to buy a video card or motherboard with integrated graphics and not use much of the functionality, just for the video outputs?
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GPU not recognised?

Recently I tried to change the GPU on my pc (nothing was wrong with it worked fine) to a spare GPU that I had that was far better. The spare GPU turned out to be faulty. When I tried to reconnect the ...
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AMD Graphics Driver version that works for R9 290 GPU Pass through

Dedicated GPU (AMD Radeon R9 290) passthrough setup to a VM running Ubuntu 14.04 x64 LTS. Hypervisor used is KVM. Tried installing the latest Graphics driver available on amd support site (14.501 ...