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

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Overheating Radeon 6870 - What could be the issue?

I have a PC with an AMD Radeon 6870 (it's not mine, FWIW). It was working fine until one day the PC shutdown itself. It happened several times at certain point in a certain game. It was disassembled ...
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Is there any detriment to using an AMD processor alongside an Nvidia GPU?

Every single sales person or computer "expert" I have encountered has advised against doing a combo like this but I have bought a GTX 560 and an AMD FX-6100 and they worked fine for 5 years so far. Is ...
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How to change the GPU used to run a game windows 8.1

I have a Dell 500GB with a 2GB RAM, and NVIDIA GEFORCE 625M I have a problem forcing my computer to choose the NVIDIA GPU when running games, but it keeps on choosing the Intel graphic card. I have ...
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Using two video cards; how good should the second one be? [duplicate]

So I'm looking to start a new build, using some of the parts from my old PC. One thing I wanted to do was try out Intel (current is AMD) and to have two GPUs. This build has Oculus Rift in mind. ...
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PSU for GTX 970 + i7 4790 [closed]

For my new PC I'm currently looking at getting an Intel i7 4790 (non "k" version) and a GTX 970 as the main components for the system. It will also be running an SSD, HDD, Network card, and 32GB of ...
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Screen Flickering on amd 5450 pc

I am Using a PC with AMD 5450 model GPU. It has been 2 years since I bought this graphics card, and for the last 4 months my PC screen flickers for no apparent reason. Also, the GPU temperature ...
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Is there a PCIE to USB 3.0 converter?

I have an old desktop, which contains an old Nvidia GPU that I would like to use with my new laptop. I have 1 USB 3.0 slot on my laptop, and the GPU requires a PCIE slot. So my question is: Is there ...
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PNY GTX 970 not showing any more than 140mb of memory used

So I just bought this GPU recently and it's been working fine. I've been playing The Witcher 3 on ultra settings around 60 fps with no stuttering or anything bad. I downloaded some monitoring software ...
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Green flickering dots that move on my laptop screen

I have a Toshiba L50D-B83110 laptop (AMD A8 APU with AMD Radeon R5 M230 graphics) running Windows 8.1. I have the same issue as the OP of this question: Green flickering pixels that move with black ...
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How to reliably trigger “color scheme performance” popup in Windows 7?

This question is specifically about Windows Embedded Standard 7, however I believe it is relevant for non-embedded Windows 7 also. I am using an i7-2600 / i7-2600K with Intel HD2000/HD3000 graphics. ...
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GPU causes PC to go into endless reboot & no display (Radeon HD 7970)

I was experiencing a couple of blue screens on my (3 years old) PC so I decided to upgrade my drivers. I updated my ATi Radeon 7970 driver to a certain version from ATi Catalyst which later turned out ...
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Black Screen CPU & GPU running and fans spinning

Can anyone help me detect my problem? First here are my specs: CPU: AMD A8-5600K Monitor: Asus VX239H 1080p MoBo: Gigabyte F2A85X-D3H RAM: Corsair 8GB 1600mhz GPU: Sapphire R9 280x Vapor-X Tri-X 3GB ...
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Two GPU's - one for rendering the game, and one for driving the display [duplicate]

Ok so in my computer I have two GPU's. One of them is the higher performance AMD GPU (which I want to use to render games) and the other is an old low-end NVIDIA GPU which I use to run my monitor ...
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VM: Mac OSX Host, Windows Guest: Use VT-d so that the fast GPU is available for the VM?

Vt-d is enabled in recent MacBook Pros, but I did not find any information on actual gpu sharing. Is it possible to set up a MacBook Pro with two GPUs (Intel, nVidia or AMD) so that I can use the ...
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GPU driver restart just in PCI-E 16x slot

My specs are these: i5 3570k 2x 4Gb G-skill DDR3 MSI Geforce 770GTX 650W PSU (Inter Tech Energon EPS-650W - ...
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GPU showing artifacts and failing to boot with GPU drivers installed

I’ve been having problems with my GPU since last night. I was playing a game when suddenly the game froze, green and purple artifacts showed up and the game minimized to desktop before continuing ...
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Running a computer without Integrated Graphics or Dedicated GPU [duplicate]

Is it possible to run a computer without integrated graphics and no dedicated gpu? If so would it be able to perform basic functions such as browsing the web. If not then why wouldn't it work?
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Active directory: what policy modify to prevent this?

I have allowed my user to shutdown and enable the shutdown button on menu as described here https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/816569 I give of course gpupdate,and no errors. But my desktop is ...
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External GPU through expresscard slot - Power up PSU

I got one of these: http://www.banggood.com/EXP-GDC-Laptop-External-PCI-E-Graphics-Card-p-934367.html It's an external gpu dock through expresscard slot (exp to pcie). I hooked it up to my PSU as ...
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What specs should I consider for playing/streaming 4K to 8K video perfectly? [closed]

I am buying a massive, 4K screen, and might consider one closer to 8K instead. Since these screens are very capable of rendering the full brink of every pixel sent to it by a powerful GPU, what specs, ...
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Windows 7: dual monitor cuts wallpaper if resolutions are different

I am using two monitors right now, one of them configured to 1920x1080 and the other one to 1366x768 and I am not being able to fit my wallpaper properly to both screens. Windows is resizing the image ...
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Why do video players affect my GPU overclock?

I have a Sapphire Vapor-X Radeon HD7950 OC edition graphics card. It runs at 850 MHz using the regular BIOS and at 950 MHz using the Boost BIOS. I'm using the Boost BIOS. When computer boots, the ...
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Would hardware-related GPU artifacts appear over remote desktop?

Could GPU artifacts manifest over virtual displays, like a remote desktop connection? My understanding is that hardware-related anomalies display wouldn't appear over a "virtual" display, like a ...
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tiny white dots showing on screen

About a month ago, I noticed little white dots, about a pixel big, randomly showing up on my monitor. They won't stay in place, but move around the entire screen. Also, they only show up in black or ...
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How do I understand the memory of GTX980M, 4GB or 8GB?

I have just bought a new laptop, which is advertised as GTX980M 8G. So I checked: dxdiag is saying "memory available is roughly 4GB." 2 of them are saying it's a graphic card with 4G, and the ...
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NVIDIA drivers for video and GPU

My workstation has 2 NVIDIA cards installed: NVIDIA QUADRO K2200 driver version: 341.44 NVIDIA TESLA K20 driver version: 347.88 My simple question is that should I install the driver ...
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What is the “maximum” temperature for my GPU [duplicate]

I have http://www.amd.com/en-us/products/graphics/desktop/7000/7700. I want to overclock, but I don't know what the maximum temperature is.
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Testing my PSU, and GPU

Bit of a complicated situation people.. But my main question is my PC seems to be running on my psu but it has a problem with my graphics card. It needs two six pins to run it.. The card runs on my ...
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PC black screen and fast fans

so I've had big issues with my computer for about 2 months now. After 2 years, my video card seemingly died, so I bought a 280x as a replacement. Well after 2 months, if supposedly failed as well, so ...
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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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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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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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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 [closed]

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 ...