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

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How to spec a computing server [on hold]

I am trying to spec a computing server and would like to assess the feasibility (e.g., in terms of compatibility of compartments) of my final spec and its price. Ideally, I would like to have a server ...
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Is there an advantage to a good GPU for gaming and programming? [on hold]

I want to build a personal computer that will be used mainly for programming (like writing and compiling software, mostly Android custom ROMs and stuff) and some good gaming. Is there any added ...
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Lenovo 3 14, Intel 5500U, HDMI -> Maximum Resolution

I've got the machine listed in the title, a Lenovo 3 14, Intel 5500U, HDMI. I just asked Lenovo technical support to see what kind of display I could attach. I'm thinking about buying a high res ...
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Why does Chrome cause very high GPU load in full screen?

My operating system is Ubuntu 15.04. Since a few weeks I have an annoying problem with google chrome. Whenever I'm switching to full screen mode - be it a video, a flash application or anything else - ...
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Is my recently acquired GPU broken?

A little more than a week ago, I acquired an ASUS Strix GTX970 4GB OC. I've been noticing alot of sporadic stuttering whilst playing games and I'm kind of puzzled to what it could be. Very ...
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Can a dedicated GPU use/share system RAM in addtion to the VRAM included with it?

The Macbook Pro laptop, running OS X, has a AMD GPU which includes VRAM of 256 MB. Is it possible for the machine to run an application that requires 512 MB video memory by sharing some of the system ...
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Understanding multi-displays, multi GPUs in Windows 10

My laptop has two GPUs: an NVidia GT630M and an integrated Intel HD4000. Both are able, on their own, to drive up to two displays. I thought that, wow, I could use three displays with my laptop (the ...
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Is there any utilization of “GPU in CPU” (e.g. skylake) if there is stand alone GPU in the computer?

Intel dedicated roughly half of the die space, on their newest Skylake processor, to the GPU. Is there any utilization of that GPU, when there is a graphic card in a desktop computer? Are there ...
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Strange colored flashing boxes appearing at the top left in games

A few days ago I configured/tuned my graphics settings (HD 5970, a Dual-GPU Card) because I noticed that all games my second GPU was idling (noticed it thanks to GPU-Z/MSI Afterburner). At some point ...
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How do I update gpu bios?

I want to update my laptop's gpu bios. https://www.asus.com/Notebooks/X550JX/HelpDesk_Download/ Under Bios(2), the first one. It is just a file called 'X550JXAS.204'. I don't know what I'd do with ...
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Random artifacting during games after replacing GPU

So I bought a GTX 970 after about 4 weeks of use it started to artifact at desktop and the drivers kept crashing. Updated drivers, reformatted drives, nothing fixed it so I replaced it with a GTX 980. ...
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Windows remove hidden cpuminer sgminer and gpuminer [duplicate]

I found that I have and undesired gpuminer and cpuminer installed on my Windows 7 pc that is consuming a lot of my CPU and overheating my GPU even when its not in use (no gpu consumer application ...
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GPU Compare (AMD R9 390x and AMD R9 FURY X)

I've come upon some graphics cards and could not figure out some of the details I found about them. I have some basic understanding but appear to be lacking in this specific area. I've come to a ...
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Nvidia Control Panel No option for GPU scaling in the drop down menu

Here are my PC specs: CPU: Intel Core i3 2100 @3.1GHz GPU: Gigabyte GTX 750 Ti RAM: 8GB Mobo: Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2P (rev 2.0) Monitor: Samsung SyncMaster 740n (1024x768) VGA A few days ago I had ...
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Does the memory type of a GPU and a Motherboard need to match?

I'm on the edge of building a pc and I have a question. I want to buy the AMD Radeon R9 390X Gaming 8GB GDDR5 witch has GDDR5 Memory in it and I want to buy the MSI 970 Gaming witch supports DDR3 ...
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Stuck at 640x480 resolution on AMD 6800 series

Okay. Here's my problem. I am currently running an AMD 6860 GPU with two display outputs. One of them is a projector which connects through HDMI; the other is a monitor which connects through DVI. ...
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Is it bad/dangerous/damaging to set laptop fan speed to max all the time? [duplicate]

I use HWiNFO to set my fan speed to maximum (the maximum provided in HWiNFO, there may be higher speeds) all the time I am using my laptop to cool the processor and GPU while video editing and playing ...
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Is the Intel HD 4000 GPU good enough for everyday use? [closed]

I am about to get a Mac, and right now I'm weighing two options that I can get. I can get a new MacBook Air 2015 at the lowest specs: 4 GB RAM 2 core 1.6 GHz (turbo to 2.7) i5 CPU 128 GB PCI-e SSD ...
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CPU - GPU communication [duplicate]

I know that when a device wants to communicate with the CPU it signals an interrupt. My question is on the communication of CPU - GPU. What happens when the CPU wants to communicate with the GPU. For ...
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can i add a graphics card to this laptop?

I have an HP Envy 15 laptop with specs at http://www8.hp.com/h20195/v2/GetPDF.aspx/c04514967.pdf . I want to add a GPU to the free PCI Express x1. There are two issues, one that the GPU's generally ...
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Graphics card doesn't output

I had a fully working computer set up with a Corsair CX600M PSU, and a Radeon HD 5450 GPU, but I needed a more powerful GPU, so I bought a Gigabyte R9 280x, (This one: ...
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Does 60 fps w/ vertical sync enabled imply 60hz monitor?

I get a flat 60 FPS with my new supposed 144Hz monitor with vertical sync enabled. Shouldn't I get 144 FPS if the monitor is 144Hz? With vsync off the GPU is pushing out 200+ fps. I don't care ...
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big long gpu may be too unsupported in the back

my gpu is big and long, and in the back, away from the output slots, it sags down a tiny bit, because of the flexible silicone and it being heavy in the back i guess. I stand my tower upright. Does it ...
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NVIDIA Optimus limitations

Based on a question on gamedev.stackexchange, I was wondering, if there were any limitations to the NVIDIA Optimus Technology, regarding the supported versions of DirectX. More specifically, if the ...
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Desktop overheating room, is it CPU, GPU, or PSU?

If my door is shut, my computer turns my room into an oven, it's that bad. I'm hoping replacing a part will resolve the issue. Here's some specs: CPU: AMD FX 8320 Eight core GPU: AMD Radeon 6670 PSU: ...
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What is the performance difference between workstation and desktop GPU for CUDA calculations?

Comparing workstation and desktop GPU cards, it is not clear what is actually different between the two. I understand that a workstation card is better for professional use and a desktop card is for ...
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Movie Maker stops working after upgrading GPU

I have Windows Essentials 2012 on Windows 8.1 with an ATI Radeon 3100 Graphics Card. The Graphics card had some OpenGL issues so I had to upgrade it from "(Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1)" or ...
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Brand new rig experiencing terrible fps lag in games. Tried everything I can think of to fix it

I have an entirely new computer SPECS HERE (except for the ram which is ~5 years old) that has been running great. Today however, every game I play has been experiencing lag that makes them nearly ...
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Is a Dedicated Graphics Card plugged in via PCI port an “external” GPU?

According to Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphics_processing_unit#GPU_forms there are different forms of GPU's. Dedicated and external are amongst the different forms. According to this ...
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Games don't work on the DX9

I have an HP DV6-3040ew laptop. About 6 months ago I had problems with GPU. Many BSODs, in Device Manager the GPU was signed as "turned off" because the system cannot turn on this device. I tried to ...
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What's the difference between graphics solutions and a graphics processing unit? [closed]

I was told to do a presentation on GPU and was told to focus on the major types of graphics solutions, disadvantages and advantages of the graphics solutions and the different features on each one. ...
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Asus Zenbook UX305 video driver repeatedly crashes

Multiple times a day I get this error: "Display driver has stopped responding and has recovered". The screen goes black for a few seconds and all programs that rely on the GPU shut down (Google Maps ...
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Use Nvidia GPU as primary video output and AMD GPU as OpenCL on arch

How can I use my nvidia Titan X as my main video output with proprietary driver and an AMD Fury X as a OpenCL card? Is it possible to have Catalyst and Nvidia proprietary driver installed at the same ...
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How to enable the disabled Streaming Processors (SM)?

I am using NVIDIA Quadro K2000 GPU. I ran deviceQuery.exe, the results of which are below. It says that I have only 2 SM units. I am not sure if I really have only 2 SMs or some of my SMs are disabled ...
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Temperatures for AMD A10 6800K APU? [duplicate]

I have AMD A10 6800K, which is APU(is a CPU with GPU included) and I wonder what are the safe temps for the WHOLE package, I don't if I'm mistaking or not. I know the ideal temperature for AMD ...
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Installing AMD GPU drivers slows my Windows 8.1 system to a crawl

I have a Windows 8.1 system and an AMD HD Radeon 7970 graphics card that appears to work fine (it plays modern games without issue). I've used the up-to-date AMD drivers for some time, updating them a ...
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How to install clMagma on linux

I want to use clMagma for a project, I've checked the readme and it says to edit the make.inc file, but there isn't a make.inc file. Could anyone give a guide on how to install clMagma for an amd gpu ...
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AMD Kaveri + dedicated graphics card

I have red an article about an AMD technology used in A series Kaveri processors called HSA In few words they make processors with GPU cores, and HSA is basically a technology that makes the GPU ...
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What might be causing InDesign to lag when the window is being resized?

Im having trouble using InDesign because when I try to resize my window, there's a 1-3 second delay before anything happens and often the window will transform to a very small size randomly during ...
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AMD Radeon GPU driver installation cause black screen

My laptop worked just fine until 2 days ago. After exiting some program windows crashed and I had to restart my laptop. After restart (windows booted) I got black screen with cursor. I googled it and ...
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Laptop refuses to use dedicated GPU [duplicate]

After a long search to find a solution to my problem I decided that maybe you guys can help me out. The problem is as follows. I own an Asus N550JV laptop, running Windows 8.1, it has an Intel ...
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Why don't I get any performance gain when I use 16-bit color? [closed]

I tried to gain some fps in games, yet I don't see any performance gain when I use a 16-bit color display mode. What could be the cause? Is everything handled as 32 bit until they are sent to ...
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Why is my graphics card dropping load for no reason when it should be maxing out?

I have a Zotac GTX 980, with latest drivers and a new build. A fresh windows install with nothing running in the background. For reasons I don't understand, the card is simply dropping its load - ...
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Artic Silver ArtiClean on motherboard

So I think I messed up today. Because I was experiencing severe fps drops on my three year old Alienware m14x r2, I decided to clean it out with compressed air and repaste the thermal paste (with IC ...
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Diagnosing high Xorg cpu usage, extreme slowdown

Frequently, I get the following problems after running my laptop for some time: Excessive cpu usage Increased laptop temperature, Noticeable fan speed increase Extremely slow graphics, extremely ...
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GPU Issue after updating drivers

Usually games on my PC work perfectly. However after updating all the PC drivers (including Intel(R) HD graphics), games won't work properly, they are slow and graphics are low, I have an example. ...
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Where to get proper AMD drivers?

Where can I get proper AMD drivers for my laptop, I download the driver from AMD website manually and via the Auto-Detect program but, it doesn't work, an error appears saying that the program is not ...
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Graphics card suddenly stopped working(Fan is working) [closed]

I just replaced my motherboard because my other motherboard was broken. I bought a new CPU, ram and motherboard. It all went good until my CPU was getting very hot (My post). Suddenly when i was ...
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Can a processor gpu still be used for video transcoding if the motherboard is disabled from using processor gpu?

I am planning to get the following motherboard and cpu. Asrock Rack e3c224d4i-14s Intel Xeon e3-1276v3 However, after reading the spec sheet on Asrock Rack/Intel Ark, the above mentioned motherboard ...
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Computer randomly loses signal to monitor

Around a month ago I build my first computer, and I've had no problems until now. For about a week my computer has lost signal to the monitor, is only able to be turned off from the PSU. (The fans ...