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

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Connecting an ATI GPU to my old P5S800-VM AsusTek motherboard

Hello people of the internet, I am very interested in hardware but have almost 0 experience, so I am very sorry if I have written something incorrect here. I have an old computer lying around, and i ...
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GPU overheat on HP G62 laptop

Short problem description: HP G62-b50SR, GPU temperature rises up to 90-100 degrees, computer begins to slow down and even shuts down sometimes. I cleaned my laptop many times, replaced thermal ...
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Built new PC - GPU is causing issues

I built a new system with following specs: Intel i7 3770K AsRock Z77 Extreme 4 16 GB (2x8GB) from GEiL, DDR3-1600 MSI GTX670 OC Version On that GPU I replaced the cooling system with a ProlimaTech ...
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Is there a list of graphics cards ordered by relative performance? [closed]

I'm struggling to make sense of graphics card manufacturers' cryptic names and codes for their products. For example, some cards with a higher number or code in the name are actually less powerful ...
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GPU overheated, computer won't start?

I recently got a new GPU and as I was playing a game today it overheated and my system just went dark. After about twenty minutes (of leaving my computer off) I open up my case, take out my GPU and ...
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Stop GPU core throttling in Acer V3-571G which makes graphics card useless

I have bought Acer V3-571G it has GeForce GT630.Games are running superb... but just for a 2-3 minutes until this card warms up. I have updated BIOS from 1.08 to 1.13 and the memory stopped throttling ...
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How can I disable the NVIDIA Optimus chip?

To this question, it may sound like there are a lot of confliction with this question already, well... let me explain first: Ubuntu 11.04 - disable NVIDIA graphics card -- To this, I am using Arch ...
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Where can I buy a small piece of copper to use as a laptop GPU shim? [closed]

I was recently given am HP DV2000 laptop that has the nVidia GPU problem. I'm going to attempt reflowing the solder on it to see if I can get it working, and have seen many guides that mention after ...
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Using 2 different graphics cards [closed]

I have an EVGA 9800GT on my PC and I'm running Arch Linux x64 with 2 monitors. I have a 9500GT sitting in the shelf. I found out that I could use the 9500 for physX, but I can also SLI them. Doing SLI ...
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Installed a new PSU and GPU and performance doesn't improve

I installed a new 500w PSU and a Geforce GTX 660 GPU. And after installing all the newest drivers from Nvidia. I upgraded from a Geforce 9600 GT. And I should be seeing a MAJOR upgrade. But it seems ...
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Undetectable graphic card

Windows does not detect my graphic card. It worked under windoow 8 but since I formatted and installed windows 7 the card is undetectable. I have the STANDARD VGA ADAPTER card as if my card was the ...
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Overclocking a nVIDIA GTX 660M GPU?

I have a MSI GE60 0ND laptop with a GTX 660M GPU. When I play games like Minecraft or Portal 2, the core clock is stable at 835 MHz. Recently I tried to overclock it using MSI Afterburner but it ...
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GPU or power supply is not working well [closed]

My story: my PC freezes daily and a weird smell comes from the power supply. I replaced the power supply. The PC worked well for about 1 hour then shutdown automatically and I couldn't restart it. ...
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ATI Radeon HD 4350 graphics messed up?

I can't really explain my graphics problem in words. I made a recording using fraps. My graphics card is an ATI Radeon HD 4350. I used Skyrim in the recording, but it happens with almost all games. I ...
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AMD Catalyst Control Center reoccuring issue: Application Profiles regularly disappear and then reappear

I'm currently having a reoccurring issue where the 'Application Profiles' (custom driver-forced graphical settings per game) of AMD Vision Engine Control Center (AKA or formerly known as AMD/ATI ...
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Computer freezes, squares appearing and NVIDIA failing

My computer has been acting weird all since I got it almost a year ago. I've been using both Windows 8 and Windows 7 on it, and the problem has occurred in both OS's. Randomly, my computer decides to ...
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Windows 8, Wrong GPU detection

I have a HP DV6 laptop with ATI Radeon HD 6490M GPU. It came with Windows 7 preinstalled. I recently installed Windows 8 Pro onto it. The GPU(s) shown are Intel HD 3000 and ATI Radeon HD 7400 Series ...
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Increase fan speed

I'm currently trying to speed up my fan in an attempt to keep my laptop cooler and running a lot smoother when gaming. I've tried using programs such as speedfan and these can't access my fan. I ...
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Will I lose my Windows 8 activation after hardware upgrade?

Windows 8 Pro w/WMC is installed on an Asus M3A78-EM with an on-board GPU. I wish to upgrade the GPU and have purchased a compatible one but have not installed it yet. I also wish to upgrade its CPU. ...
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Inserting gpu in motherboard makes video signal of motherboard dissapear?

Is it normal that when you connect a GPU to a motherboard, the video output from the motherboard connectors disappear, and only the GPU connectors give the video output? This is relevant to me ...
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Multiple hardware overheating

I've had the Acer Aspire X3810 computer for 3 years now and suddenly it has started overheating. I've cleaned out all of the dust within the case. I've experienced shutdowns and BSOD's when watching ...
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Graphics card compatible with my motherboard's PCIe capabilities [closed]

I'm working on segmentation of 3D volume images on CUDA, and I want an Nvidia graphics card with Computer Capability over 2.0 and 2 GB of memory. I currently own a 9400 GT with Compute Capability 1.1 ...
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Running two GPUs one for CUDA and one for strictly monitors

Probably a dumb question, so I have a system with a Tesla C2075, however the card only has one DVI port. Is there a way I could simply do the heavy lifting with the tesla card and use another card ...
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Change GPU priority of a process under Windows

Is it possible to change the GPU priority of a certain process under Windows 7 (and older versions if possible)? Changing the CPU priority doesn't seem to have any effect on the GPU usage. I have a ...
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Reinitialize GPU on RADEON HD 7970 under linux

I have got a RADEON HD 7970 sapphire on Debian Squeeze. Since I often use it with running GPU codes, sometimes the performances highly decrease as I test it with "glxgears" tool (I get only 20 FPS in ...
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Matching hardware requirements to software ( BARRA and GPGPU )

I am trying to build a PC capable of running in the best case both GPGPU-sim and BARRA sim. And if impossible to match I am going to stick with GPGPU-sim. Below is a list of software requirements and ...
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Why do GPUs overheat?

About a year ago, I added a 9800GT (1 GB version) and a Corsair CX500 PSU to an HP M8000N computer. A few weeks ago, the HDD overheated and I decided to transfer the GPU & PSU to a new build, ...
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Troubleshooting, GTX 670 + i7-3820

I've tried to figure this out on my own, but so far I've had no luck, so I now turn to the greater forces that be, ie. you guys. I'm sorry if this is in the wrong forum, but I couldn't decide where ...
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Does a dedicated video card improve HTML5 websites, Skype or Flash games performance?

I have read that having a dedicated video card (GPU) improves performance if you use your computer to play video games. I guess to make this happen, video games or apps must be using especial ...
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Can Windows 8's Hyper-V use the full power of the host hardware?

There's DOSBox for really old games, and some games work fine in Windows 8, but for that era of games that ran on Windows 95/98/XP, we've been somewhat out of luck if the game needs to utilize a GPU. ...
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nvidia-settings showing different GPU temperature

I have noticed that after switching from nvidia blob 295.x to 304.x, nvidia-settings utility suddenly shows GPU temp like 20 degrees less when GPU is under load (playing a game). It was around 80C, ...
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How to get maximum CUDA performance from laptop GPU

I have an ASUSN56V laptop with a GeForce GT 650M and i7-3610QM and want to use the card for calculations with CUDA. My impression from my scaling tests is that my GPU is not utilized to the maximum ...
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Hardware compatibility issue

I want to get a new GPU, and I was thinking about something along these lines...Gigabyte Radeon HD 7770 1GB GDDR5 DX11 DVI HDMI 2xMiniDP PCI-E This card requires PCIe 3.0 My motherboard is, pretty ...
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Does video conversion use the graphics card?

I frequently need to convert videos from one format to another. So I'm wondering whether the conversion uses my graphics card's processor, so that I can accelerate the process by replacing my ...
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Modern GPUs: How “intelligent” are they?

There are many resources on 3D programming (OpenGL or DirectX) and the corresponding graphics pipelines available, but I'm wondering at which level they are implemented on a modern GPU. So far I've ...
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What Are The Advantages of a Dedicated video card?

Everywhere I go on the internet I hear people saying a dedicated graphics card is better than an integrated graphics card. What advantages does it have that makes it so much better? Dedicated graphic ...
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Snapshot/Save GPU Drivers

Since I'm running XP/32-bit, my GPU drivers are quite fragile. I've spent several hours trying to back up and restore from old versions, on at least two separate occasions. Writing down the device ...
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Silverlight hardware-accelerated playback is greyed-out - How do I enable it?

I am trying to play Netflix videos (which only play via Silverlight), but they play choppy because Silverlight's hardware-accelerated playback is disabled. (video playback on WMP11 and VLC is ...
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X freeze with proprietary fglrx driver on radeon HD 5970

I can't get to install the proprietary driver "fglrx" with ATI Radeon HD 5970 on Debian Squeeze. After the installation with ATI Catalyst 12-8 and a reboot, from the stage of GDM, the screen is ...
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How to force my laptop to use the discrete GPU?

My laptop (Asus X7BSV) is stuck using only the integrated GPU. It has a nVidia GT540M as well, but I cannot get it to work. I am using a Windows 7 x64 with latest drivers. This occurred after I ...
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Need to Connect 2 HDMI between Onboard and Add-In GPUs - What's the consequences?

If i plug a second hdmi cable into my onboard video output (my dedicated add-in only has one hdmi port) will it use my video card or the onboard for that display? Also, what is the difference in ...
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Why does my computer crash randomly? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why all of the sudden is my Processor and Memory Subscore (Windows Rating) abnormally low? The other day I went out to my van to get my Tower and when I opened the trunk ...
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High Temperature when stress testing Intel Core i7 3770K

I have bought an i7 3770K. I have tried to stress it, N ear full load computation using CUDA I was surprised that it gets 99°C at 68% of the CPU load, is this normal? I have to change the cooling ...
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System does not boot on the first try with new GPU

I seem to have a little problem with my PC. I recently changed my video card to a Gigabyte GTX680 Windforce 5x from a POV GTX580 and i seem to get some kind of boot error ( 1 long beep and 3 short ...
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Nvidia GPU for PhysX (main GPU is ATI) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PhysX with ATI + NVidia cards in same computer my main video card is ATI 6850, but I also want hardware PhysX (Borderlands 2 look much better with it enables, just that ...
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HDMI goes into motherboard or graphics card?

This is probably obvious but I'm new to this. I've got a new HDMI monitor, which I'll be using with my new build. Some motherboards say 'HDMI' on them, but so do graphics cards. This seems sort of ...
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Assembling a number-crunching computer [closed]

What is needed to make a GPU fully fed by CPU? Comparing their flops/s is enough? For example, if i could manage to make a very old(pentium-3) CPU with one of Nvidia-Fermi GPU, it would not be able ...
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Why can I run 23,000 CUDA threads on the GeForce GTX 480 GPU?

Someone has told me that the GeForce GTX 480 GPU can run 23,000 CUDA threads concurrently. However, I am confused about why. Each core of this GPU contains 2 groups of 16 SIMD units. Each SIMD unit ...
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Why my new GTX 660m's clock drops drastically after running few seconds

I bought a Lenovo Y580 laptop few days ago, this model is equipped with GTX 660m graphics card. However, the game performance is unbelievably poor since it out from the box. I realized there is ...
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Is it possible to get the serial number of a GPU without opening the case?

I have an Nvidia GPU GTX 470 - Can I get it's serial number with out opening the case? EDIT Thanks for all the comments: I tried the Device path as well as the WMIC command (which are the same ...