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OpenCL support hardware requirements

Does my machine support OpenCL? I found Conformant Products where the list contains the required hardware requirements. Please find the below screenshots of few of my machine. Does any one of the ...
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What processing power in a laptop do I need to output 1080p video?

Will the AMD or Intel integrated GPU have enough power to drive blu ray movie without stutter, or do I need to look for laptop with a dedicated graphics card? Does it make any difference if CPU is ...
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Can my laptop whose dead GPU was fixed using a method similar to “Bake in the Oven” technique used normally afterwards..?

My laptop's motherboard has an Integrated graphic card that died. The manufacturer told the the only way to fix it is by replacing the motherboard, which would have cost me a lot of money. A local ...
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Can I start video card without external power?

I have PC with GTX 580 which is requare an external power to work but at the moment I can not plug those wires in to GPU and waiting for a new PSU to arrive. I need to copy some files from this PC and ...
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Chrome renders black tabs when switching monitors

There are many reports on Chrome showing black pages - most are related to a specific GPU, or page. In my case I can easily recreate it. I have a Dell Windows laptop, which I use closed in a docking ...
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How to restart a video card driver in Windows 7?

Some times my video card driver (Intel GMA X4500HD) crashes and gets restarted automatically. But more often (almost every time I watch a flash-powered online video for a period of time) it just gets ...
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Computer “blacks out” when playing games

Ok, I know there are a few similar posts here but I wanted to lay out my scenario specifically.I have a Dell XPS 8300 ~ 2 years old.In my quest to make the PC more game ready (Battle Field 3), I ...
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Dual Booted Macbook Pro Retina - inconsistent GPU VRAM on both OS's

I purchased a MacBook Pro Retina 15.4" recently and I dual-booted it with Windows 8. On the Mac OS it says I have 1 GB of VRAM for the NVidia 650m (which it should report), but under Windows there's ...
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Blue lines when using a high resolution

I bought a new computer screen of 2560x1440, however, using any resolution higher than 1920x1080 makes the screen very blue, vertical lines. As if every odd pixel on the x-axis is not displayed and ...
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SLI enabled, I suspect still one GPU is used. What should be the solution?

So I have 2 NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M inside my notebook. I got SLI enabled in the NVIDIA Control Panel, however I suspect, from the external heat of my machine, that only one of them is used. I ...
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GPU is overheating after re-applying thermal paste

After dusting my computer (not vacuum cleaner), and re-applying new thermal paste on EVGA GTX 660 SC, it gets overheated, while before it wasn't. Temperatures: before: idle - 40, max - 85-90, after: ...
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System won't boot: Gigabyte HD 7790 1GB OC GPU issue or Corsair VS550 PSU issue?

Installed a new GPU, and PC won't boot. Turn it on and: No monitor signal at all (tried HDMI and VGA via DVI, on 2 working monitors). CPU and GPU fans DO spin, but No system beeps, no sounds from ...
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nVidia drivers crash on low temperatures

First of all, GPU specs: GTX 660M with driver version 320.18. It had been awhile since I had last tried to game, and then when I tried to play something just a couple of days ago the game wound up ...
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Do modern GPU/CPU's contain a fail-safe for overheating or is it in the BIOS?

I'm curious about a couple things concerning thermal integrity of a CPU(Intel, AMD, etc) and where the monitoring occurs. Do all CPU's have a thermal sensor or is the sensor located outside the CPU on ...
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Connecting 3 screen to a computer while the third is in a large distance from the others

I have win 7 with Ultramon (multiple screen software), and Radeon HD6450 GPU (NOT THE FLEX VERSION) and 3 LCD's of the same kind (LG E2242TC LED) - two of them in the desk, and the third is in other ...
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How to manually switch between Two Different NVidia GPU Cards - Windows 7

I am doing some experiments with two GPU Cards: Card A: GeForce GTX 560 Ti Card B: GeForce 9800 GTX+ Setup: an Asus Mother Board with Intel Core i7 that supports SLI Intended Experiment: Use Card B ...
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PC turns on for second [closed]

I bought a pc with the following spec like 1 nd a half year back! Processor : Intel Core i5 2500 MotherBoard : Intel DH67BL RAM : G-Skill RipjawsX 4GB HDD : 500GB Samsung Graphics Card : EVGA ...
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My idle GPU temperature used to be ~35 °C, lately it's been ~60 °C idle. Is there need for concern yet?

For ~95% of the time, I'm not using my computer for games or anything else graphically intensive, so my GPU rarely heats up to the recommended maximums of ~100 °C (212 °F) that it shouldn't exceed (as ...
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Noisy GPU fan after standby resume

I have a GeForce GTX660 and a GTX8800 on my system. When I had Windows 7 they both were quiet a lot. Now after the upgrade to Windows 8 I notice the following: when system boots up the fans spin fast ...
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Can't access GPU after doing a suspend

Every time I suspend my laptop, I am unable to do optirun/primusrun because it can't activate the gpu. [ 8597.514526] [DEBUG]Reading file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf [ 8597.515142] ...
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GPU usage and heat production in linux

I am using Fedora 18 in my laptop with Nvidia GT 630M graphics card. I am using dual boot with windows 7. In windows I am getting a battery backup of around 3 hr. But when I use Fedora, it reduces to ...
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AMD Graphics Drivers won't install properly

Windows 8 x64 I have an MSI Frozr II AMD Radeon 7850 2GB. I bought it maybe about two weeks ago and upon installing it I've been having problems with the HDMi audio from it. I have another question ...
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HD7870 Tahiti LE GPU Usage / Core fluctuation

Please look at the Afterburner screenshot: Is this how my graphics card's gpu usage is supposed to look like? Simultaneously the GPU clock is jumping between 925 and 975. Shouldn't I be able to ...
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Physx processor: CPU vs GPU

By default nVidia settings sets the GPU as the physics processor. In cases where the CPU is powerful enough, is it better to set CPU as the physx processor? In my case my i7 3770k is mostly unused ...
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Disable GPU of Laptop

I have a Dell Sudio 1555 with integrated ATI Radeon GPU with 512 MB dedicated (ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500/5100 Series). I run Windows 7 Home Premium. Due to some hardware related issues (like ...
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Execute OpenCL code on the CPU

I want to execute OpenCL code on a PC which doesn't have a graphics card, nor any other hardware component which is able to execute OpenCL. Is it possible compile my OpenCL code in a way that it can ...
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Is my GPU dying?

I temporarily disable ECC memory protection on a NVIDIA K20m (device 0 in my node) and now I cannot bring it back to work again. Before that it was working properly with ECC enabled. So, here is what ...
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Hard Drive usage causing system lag [closed]

This is something of a complicated problem so I will describe it to the best of my ability. Recently, my computer (Windows 7 Pro custom rig w/ I7-2600k, Samsung 540 SSD, and GTX 480 GPU)has been ...
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Windows 7 Sleep issues - GPU dying?

My PC has been having issues coming out of sleep lately. I've searched most related topics around here but couldn't find an answer to completely relate to - although I tried some of the solutions ...
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How can I identify which processes are using the GPU?

Is there any way to find out which process is using the GPU for intensive calculations? (OpenCL, CUDA, etc? Primarily OpenCL?) e.g. if you run an OpenCL-powered video transcoder, you'll see nothing ...
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Which GPUs are real Kepler cores?

With Nvidia's naming scheme I'm having a lot of trouble looking for a card that isn't a repackaged fermi or even older architecture. For example I was looking at the GT640, but the GF116 GPU is ...
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Bitcoin mining with Integrated graphics

I have Intel HD Graphics Family I thought this would be powerful to mine bitcoins really well. Is this even a GPU ? I used different miners (DiabloMiner, OpenCL, cgminer...) which all use just the ...
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Is it possible for graphics related glitches to be caused by PSU

To simplify for the reader, an oversimplified version of my question comes first (though perhaps it is enough). SUPER-SHORT version Is it possible for a power supply to be failing in such a way that ...
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What are power supply “rails” and how do I use them?

I have a EVGA 1500 Classified and am learning how to build my first high end PC in 12 years. Since the '90s something called Power Supply "Rails" was invented and I think it has something to do with ...
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Intel HD Graphics 4000 is used instead of nVidia Geforce 630M for old game?

I have recently bought an Toshiba Satellite P855-32X laptop. Firs thing after I did launch this laptop is ofcourse update all drivers to the newest ones. Configure everything I needed and it works ...
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Can a GPU's memory “die” through overclocking?

I hear people comment about GPU memory/ram "dying" from an overclock. Is this possible? Is there an objective way to tell, besides circumstantial blue screens?
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Using PCIe risers, how many GPUs can fit on one motherboard and what power supply would it require? [duplicate]

I'm going to make my own mining rig for bitcoins. I have a friend who's going to build me a custom casing for it so it will be open air. Now what I want to know is how many GPUs can be crammed onto ...
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In a multi monitor setup does duplicating screens use up more resources of the GPU

I've connected both my monitor and my tv to my PC, i'm not extending the desktop, just outputting the same image to both monitors, does this take up resources or it's just the same as having one ...
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Does the ATI Radeon Mobility HD 4250 count as UMA or not?

I need to order some replacement parts for my laptop (HP 625) and which audio I/O board I pick depends on whether my model has a system board "with UMA graphics subsystem" or not. Could somebody ...
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What are the drawbacks of using an integrated GPU for non-gaming purposes?

I'd like to know the advantages and disadvantages of using an integrated GPU for purposes other than gaming. Does the performance of the cpu decrease when the integrated gpu is in use? Does it ...
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Disable Broken GPU?

I have a laptop running Elementry OS Luna Beta 1 with a broken Nvidia graphics card. I was wondering if there is an option in Ubuntu to disable the card. I mean, is it possible to render everything ...
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What is the difference between a GPU and a graphics card in a pc?

What is the difference between both these things? Are they same? Is there a difference between their capabilities?
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Why is GPU core clock cutting itself in half?

I'm using Afterburner to "natively" overclock a 7950, having used the "-xcl" option. From what I understand, this bypasses the need for unofficial Afterburner overclocking, and instead unlocks the ...
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Videos and Page scrolling are slow on my computer

I am having a problem in my brother's computer- scrolling in pages (no matter what app), and watching youtube videos, and other streaming videos are working slow (playing videos in vlc from my ...
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How do I change GPU core voltage?

I've got an AMD Radeon 6790 with Mint 14, and I'm experimenting with over-clocking the GPU for Bitcoin mining. Right now, I'm running it at 990/130 stable at stock voltage (I think 1.185V), but I ...
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Deactivate GPU and use IGP

I am having some trouble with my Sony Vaio SVE1511W1e laptop. It has an ATI Radeon and the i5 has an IGP (i5 2450m). I don't often use my GPU, and the IGP would be just enough for most usage I do. ...
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Video hardware errors make system unreliable after installing new GPU, software or hardware issue?

Ever since replacing a GTX 570 with a GTX 660 Ti, my system has become unreliable. Is there anything I can do to determine if it's a hardware or software problem? System reliability (after installing ...
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Are modern GPUs good at saving power when low-loaded?

What if I buy a super-duper-computer with 2 or more top-grade nVidia/ATi GPU boards and will mostly (above 80% of time) use it for simple browsing/office/coding tasks, will it consume a lot of power ...
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Two (discrete) graphics cards in the same system?

There are two GPUs, one is Geforce 580gtx, the other is Geforce titan, I want to use the first one for mostly game/general desktop applications, whilst the other one for mostly CUDA applications. So ...
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Is the PCI-e power connector required for a GPU?

I just picked up another 5670 as you may have noticed in my previous questions. The question is, I have only one PCI-e power connector cable and the other 5670 is using it. If I plug in the other 5670 ...