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

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Is running a game at a higher resolution more stressful on CPU/GPU full screen or windowed? [closed]

When running a game at a high resolution (1920 by 1200) is it more stressful on CPU/GPU when it is full screen (1920 by 1200), or windowed (e.g. 1280 by 1024)? What about if another window is open ...
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Is it a bad idea to monitor hardware and processes while playing a game or using a CPU intensive program? [closed]

For example, using something like Open Hardware Monitor to check CPU temperature, while running a game in another window. Neither are minimized. Or using Process Explorer with a web browser open as ...
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Same GPUs on Crossfire, different clock speed

I have two AMD Radeon HD3850 GPUs running on crossfire and I just noticed that they have different clock speeds. The first one(the one the displays are connected to) has the following clock speeds: ...
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Desktop with 6-8 monitors @ 2560x1440 - what GPU-s? [closed]

I have a problem of finding suitable GPU-s for day trading setup. @GPU So that minimum of 6 monitors run @ 2560x1440 @ 60hz. The setup must be quiet - if possible, the GPU-s should be fanless. AMD ...
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Graphics issue OS X Mavericks

Sorry for my english in advance. I have Macbook Air 13" (mid 2012) [CPU: Core i5 with GPU: HD 4000]. I am facing problems with the GPU. First after. I could not boot after updated to OS X Mavericks ...
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Windows 8.1 Dual GPU freezing

I'm almost killing myself here trying to make this computer work with two GPUs. It works fine using one GPU; all drivers are up to date. After inserting the second GPU, about two minutes after ...
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Do I need to keep my gpu control panel active?

I've been using onboard graphics for the longest time. But I finally got a gpu. A low end one but still better than onboard. But when I put the gpu in, it installed nvidia geforce experience. And I'm ...
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Motherboard too hot?

On a new PC I just bought, Speccy reports that the motherboard is too hot: Since the CPUs and GPU are only at 30C, and 110C is really very hot, I suspect that the reported Motherboard temperature ...
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OpenSuse 12.3 gpu fan speed

I won't go into the details of what I tried and simply explain what I want. graphics card: AMD HD 4870 So I'm usually working with Windows 7 and my gpu is at 54C with 30% fan speed when idle. Now I ...
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How to uniquely identify GPUs (of the same model) on Linux?

I have multiple AMD Radeon GPUs (of the same model) on Linux. I'd like to be able to uniquely identify them, so that if I swap them between PCIe slots, or even between machines, I'll know which one is ...
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What are the risks associated with buying a used GPU? [closed]

My friend recently upgraded his GPU, and I am considering buying his old one. It is an ASUS GTX 650 Ti. He has used it for about one year, placing moderate loads on it. When running, it stays within a ...
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Is My Mobo Dead?

My desktop is on the fritz and I think my motherboard's (MSI 890FXA-GD70) to blame, but just to be sure I wanted to ask. It started with my CPU (AMD Phenom II 975 BE) clock spazzing out. It went from ...
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How to overide GPU time given to Windows XP or applications?

I have an application that uses the GPU (I am not sure if it's OpenCL). This application has an intensity control; if it is set too high, the more productive is, but Windows itself and every ...
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Will the graphics of my processor and GPU combine?

I just bought an Intel i7 4770k with integrated HD 4600 graphics. I also purchased an AMD 7790 GPU. Will/Can these components run together to add more graphics power to my system, or is this ...
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Wierd graphics issue in WoW

I noticed these weird transparent dot like things around various things in World of Warcraft when I started playing again recently. It doesn't look normal, nor was it there before and is quite ...
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How much clearance does my GPU fan need?

I just installed a second nVidia GTX 660 in my desktop. Both cards are connected to the PCIe x16 slots. I am also going to be installing a small RAID card in the system also. Originally I was sure ...
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Is there a way to trick or force a consumer graphics card to use workstation card drivers?

Related to this question and the chosen answer, in particular this bit: There are some minor differences to create this rate fence - for example, the Quadro / Fire Pro models use different drivers ...
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Can't update GPU drivers on my Samsung NP-350V5C under Windws 8.1

I get Batman GOTY edition, but I can't run it: I have something like 1 or 2 FPS or I get the error ?FRA?Launch.Errors.Error.FailedToCreateD3D9Device?, it depends on the selected driver. As far as I ...
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Why are CPUs better than GPUs at regular tasks?

I'm trying to understand the relative strengths of CPUs vs GPUs. Quoting popular opinion, "the more cores, the better", so by that logic, a GPU should always outperform a CPU, and it does with ...
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I'm trying to upgrade to a new GPU, need some help identifying whats in my PCIe x 4 slot

I'm trying to upgrade to a GTX 770 from a single slot GPU, however, it requires two PCI slots, and all mine are occupied. I know whats in one of the slots (not including GPU), but I need help ...
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What piece of hardware has failed?

The other day I set some video files converting, around 15 minutes later I noticed that the PC had turned off and the 2 front LEDs were flashing. I turned the power off and restarted it (The GPU made ...
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What's the difference between MSI's N660 Gaming and N660 TF GPU editions? [closed]

Hardware manufacturer MSI has a couple of versions of Nvidia's GTX 660 GPU. I'm building a new mid-range gaming rig and so I would like to know the difference between following graphics cards: The ...
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Why do workstation graphics cards cost far more than equivalent consumer graphics cards?

An Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 Ti costs $700, while a Quadro K6000 costs $4000—yet they use the same underlying GK110 core! The same can be said for other workstation GPUs from both Nvidia and AMD. ...
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What is the mechanism that allows for dual Nvidia card Framebuffer Combining without SLI?

First, let's make sure we're all on the same page: As a bit of background information, please know that when you start up an operating system -- any operating system -- the BIOS (or UEFI GOP) tells ...
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NVIDIA GPU states it is in use but no 3D applications are running

I recently got a new Lenovo Y510p with a GeForce GT755M. However, only with Chrome running, the GPU shows activity. No 3D programs are running at this time. Can someone explain this to me? Here is ...
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Is it necessary to connect 2 my video cards by SLI if I want to place them on my mother board and use for CUDA computing?

I'm building little CPU/GPU cluster for my home needs. This cluster Im using for CUDA computing. I have 3 PCs and each of it has 1 videocard. I want to modify one of them. I want to buy 2 videocards ...
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After replacing GPU, there's no output to the monitor

I've replaced my GPU and rebooted PC. I didn't have any output from PC on the monitor ("divice is not connected; move the mouse on computer") but the videocard is functional. So I read suggestions and ...
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Blue and yellow dots on screen after motherboard replacement

I use windows 7 x64 and have a Dell Studio XPS 1645 with a AMD RADEON Mobility HD 4670 video card. A Dell engineer has replaced the motherboard a week ago after experiencing this problem. I have ...
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Computer Freezes Upon Launching GPU Related Application

I just installed a second GPU to crossfire. When I run any application that requires the use of my GPU (ie - 3dMark, or games), my computer would freeze immediately upon launching the application. ...
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Radeon 270X Temp Sensors Show Nothing When No Monitors Plugged In (Headless)

I have two radeon 270X video cards. When checking the GPU temperature via GPU-Z, the temperature sensors work fine as long as I have a monitor plugged in. Once I unplug the monitor, the sensors show ...
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i7 2600 compatibility with PCIe 3?

My motherboard and graphics card died recently and I was thinking of buying the ASRock Z75 Pro3 and R9 280X. I think that my i7-2600 (because it is Sandy Bridge)is not compatible with PCIe-3 which the ...
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IPMI beginner's tutorial / GPU fan speed adjustment

I have a workstation equipped with two Kepler K20M GPUs that doesn't have active fans installed on them. There is one external fan attached to the rear of the chassis extracting the exhaust. However ...
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Both nVidia GPU and Intel Graphics running on Gigabyte g1sniper-b5 motherboard

Does this motherboard supports "crossfiring" the two graphics adapters? I just wanna use both hdmi ports, one provided by the Intel CPU (Intel Graphics) and the nVidia one. Is this possible? Sorry ...
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Is my FRX780M motherboard compatible with AMD FX -8350 cpu??

Is my Acer FRX780M motherboard compatible with AMD FX -8350 cpu?? Do i need to upgrade my motherboard BIOS also? And if someone wants they could tell the process of changing to new processor..
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Is it possible to boot up the system without GPU and use it as server?

I have a laptop and it has black screen , i tried BIOS flashing with usb, tried to fix the GPU but nothing, It start with just black screen, no BOOT is initialized at all since the keyboard doesn't ...
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EC2 GPU Instance on Windows

I am having a lot of trouble installing CUDA Toolkit on Amazon EC2 GPU Instances. I tried using the HVM Windows 2008 Server AMI from Amazon and also the NVIDIA GPU image both launched on g2.xlarge ...
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Geforce GT 630, driver kernel randomly crashes

My Pc specs are as follows Intel Pentium D 925 Presler Socket 775 LGA CPU 3.00GHz on a Foxconn motherboard Model 45CMX/45GMX/45CMX-K (Socket 775) i945P/PL/G/GZ Os Win 7 Ultimate I had a Geforce GT 210 ...
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GPU fan stops working under heavy load

I have been experiencing hardware problems for a little while now and would like to know what the problem is exactly. What usually happen is while playing a game, my computer will freezes and I'll ...
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How to check that firefox switches from integrated to dedicated graphic card in html5 or WebGL (when needed)?

This question is NOT: How to know if Firefox uses hardware acceleration? The question rather focuses on, when it does switch from CPU to HW acceleration, if it does so with my dedicated card or with ...
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Why is my notebook's GPU tempertaure higher than CPU temperature?

I have a dell studio 1555 notebook with Core2Duo CPU and ATI Radeon GPU. Recently, I noticed that, during idle time, the CPU heat kicks down and the temperature reduces to some room temperature level. ...
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PC freezes with high activity and when playing games

I have a Windows 7 Acer Aspire x3475 with AMD Radeon HD 7000 + 7660D Dual Graphics (2343). When I play games, my computer freezes and the screen goes black. The only sound is a loud beep that does not ...
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Laptop turns off randomly

Tonight I started having problems, meaning that my laptop started turning off instantly. I guess it is from overheating. It was happening when I tried playing some heavy game, but now it started doing ...
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Intermittent hard freeze/crashes, generally while idle. No event viewer details

Subject says most of it. My HTPC will occasionally be found in this hard-locked/crashed state when nothing of note was being done. The past couple times, it has been while the screensaver was running ...
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How do supersampling works?

The definition that can be found in the web says: "Splits single pixel into sub-pixels (...)" and this is the part that I do not understand. Typical pixel on screen is made of 3 sub-pixels. What ...
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What is the difference between tessellation and displacement/bump mapping?

As can be read here LINK displacement mapping is in some cases a "better substitute" for bump mapping, tessellation is based on displacement mapping. So what is the main difference between those 3? Do ...
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GPU and MOBO Bios

I have an older PC with Specs CPU e7400 (C2D) GPU 9600gt MOBO MSI p45 neo PSU 550W So my cousin gave me his old 8800GTX to replace my card. After connecting the two six pins and all the PC won't even ...
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How do device driver instructions program the GPU?

Say I am using a computer, any typical modern computer more or less. A device driver is responsible for everything I see on my screen, including right as I type this the screen is updated(this is, of ...
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Tesla K20 PCIe 2.0 limit in driver or VBIOS?

I have multiple Sandy Bridge/Sandy Bridge-E GPU/CUDA development machines and while I could get both GeForce GTX680 and TITAN to work in PCIe 3.0 mode (using the NVreg_EnablePCIeGen3 driver option, ...
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Monitor sometimes display weird colors and lines when opening a website that contains a video

This happens 1/50 times when I open a website that contains a video. I don't know if it happens when I open a flash video, but I am sure it has happened when I've opened a HTML5 video. When it ...
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Sharing memory with graphics card does it matters?

I use a Graphics card named Bioster HD 6670 DDR5 1 GB And My Ram is 6 GB with 1366 Buzz and In My Direct Diagnostic Tool i Found that MY ram Shared with my GPU and Showing Approx. Total Memory: 3828 ...