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

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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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How do I know which of my laptop GPUs are running games?

My laptop has 2 GPUs, one of them is the default Intel HD Graphics 3000, and the other the Nvidia Geforce GT 630M. Obviously I want to use the 630M to play my games. How can I assure this is ...
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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 ...
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My HD 5670 is fake?

I was reading some of the specs of the new 5670 I got my hands on and it says "Does not require PCI-e power connector" or something like that. In reality, it does have a power plug. Also, there's some ...
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Dual Monitor (IGP with GPU) in Linux

I've been googling although I couldn't find an answer to this question: How in the world can I enable both my IGP and GPU in order to have a dual monitor setup? I've got an Intel IGP (00:02.0 ...
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How does clock speed influence processing speed? [duplicate]

How is AMD able to market it's microprocessors mentioning clock speed as less as possible? How does clock speed influence FLOPS? Which one should I check first, when I'm a cpu or graphics card, FLOPS ...
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How much performance would a second GPU give me?

I'm really sorry if this is the wrong SE site to ask this question on (Please point me in the right direction!) I've purchased the following components for my computer: motherboard: ...
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What do graphic engines mean in Process Explorer v15?

I have installed a new version of Process Explorer v15.3 and it has a new tab GPU.It is very useful, but I cant't understand what means feature called Engines. On my Radeon Mobility HD 5470 1 Gb it ...
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Why does my GPU clock keep switching its clock rate when idle?

I have a Radeon HD4870-based Sapphire card in my desktop PC (Windows 7 64bit) that started getting pretty noisy recently. The temperature reported in Catalyst was hanging around 80C and the fan would ...
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Windows Server Tesla/GPU Hosting

I have a Windows calculation-intensive solution that uses NVidia's GPGPU (CUDA). I am looking to host my application on the cloud and expose it via a Web service. The only host I found was AWS, but ...
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Do discrete GPUs auto turn off while not in use? [duplicate]

I am planning to buy a desktop PC with a discrete GPU. I will use a 1080p monitor connected via HDMI. My workflow requires the PC to be kept on with the monitor turned off for more than 10 hrs daily. ...
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Computer GPU fan seems louder after cleaning and reapplying thermal paste

This is more of a "trying to get some information" than "oh my god, what to do" post. Yesterday, I finally had it with my computer overheating all the time and I realized I haven't changed the ...
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HD 1080p .mkv videos don't play smooth. Is it a CPU, GPU, player or OS issue?

I have some .mkv 1080p videos but VLC can't play them smoothly. If I open the Task Manager, I can see that CPU is at 100%, because VLC uses as much as it can (95% or more). Then, I wonder Is it a ...
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How can I see the current bandwidth use of the dedicated graphics memory?

Can I calculate it using the values I see on gpu-z? can it actually be calculated or monitored?
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Hot graphics card while idle

Since yesterday my graphics card is quite hot even when the computer is idle. It's a notebook running windows 7, with two graphics cards: an integrated Intel, and a NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M It ...
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Which chipset can use IGP's as PhysX processor? [closed]

I have come across some posts (mainly about the Z77 chipset), that mention that some chipets can allow an IGP to run as a PhysX processor when the GPU (dedicated) processes the rest. I wonder whether ...
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Linux Mint switching off GPU

Like many users with hybryd video (I have ATI and Intel on my laptop), i've tried to solve the problem by making proprietary drivers actually work, but failed at that (changing between GPUs causes ...
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The behavior of a PC setup with OpenGL, Directx, Intel Graphics Media Accelerator and Nvidia Optimus

How many of the instructions are processed by the external gpu when you have a pc which has 1.Intel GMA 2.Nvidia Optimus (selected) Does intel cpu try to send some instructions to intel gma and try ...
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GPU causes black screen on boot (new build)

Making my first build from scratch. I've managed to boot to bios just fine with everything except GPU plugged in, but when I plug in my GFX card, suddenly, black screen. I've tried both onboard and ...
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Suggest me GPU's & motherboard to set up 6 display's [closed]

I would like to setup 6 displays and need advice on which GPU or GPU's to buy and which motherboard can support them. One display will be Dell U2412M and other 5 will be LG IPS225. Dell U2412M ...
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What is the maximum number of 2560x1600 monitor a single graphics card can support? [closed]

What is the maximum number of 2560x1600 monitors a single < 1000 $ graphics card can support? Please name this card.