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

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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 ...
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Is this a graphics card failure?

I own an older 32-bit Dell XPS 410 that I intended to use for gaming. Currently, I have a ATI Radeon 4000 series card installed, along with a Core 2 Duo and Ubuntu 12.10. I'm fairly certain that my ...
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What is the specification for GPU ROMs?

So, graphics cards have a ROM that you can export in GPU-Z (GPU-Z: An example of an application that will perform this task). Is it at all possible to find out what the specification is for a GPU ROM? ...
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GPU nvidia architecture made with CPU? [closed]

I am doing a research about the difference between CPU and GPU parallel processing. So in bref, nvidia GPU card is able to do a massive parallel processing, by using threads. each GPU can contains at ...
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GPU not powering on

So I got home from work yesterday and went to turn my computer on as per usual to be greeted by this: The screens remained black, so I rebooted; I go as far as GRUB before my screens went black ...
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NVIDIA Installer Failed - How to upgrade from CUDA 5.0 to CUDA 5.5?

I have CUDA 5.0 and need to upgrade to CUDA 5.5. When I run the CUDA 5.5 Installer (default settings), it fails during installation of the CUDA Toolkit, and displays a dialog box with the following ...
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How to go about debugging semi-random PC restarts. (In game: Dota 2)

I've been playing Dota 2 for a while on my home PC, but lately it seems to be crashing semi-randomly. Symptoms: From alive to dead in 1 second. No pre-warning whatsoever. Mostly just before big ...
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laptop is getting too hot after switching from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 13.04

Ever since I switched from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 13.04 my Laptop is getting way to hot. When I run sensors I frequently get something like: acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: ...
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On screen artifacts, gone after restart

I'm experiencing on screen artifacts which lead me to believe that my GPU is dying. However a restart of my pc has (until now) always solved the issue... This again makes it look like it isn't GPU ...
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How effective is to blacklist GPU to avoid power consumption? [closed]

I blacklisted my NVIDIA graphic card by putting it in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf, I would like to know how it reduces my power consumption
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GPU Processing overkill?

Is there such a point where using GPU Processing or Coprocessors (such as the Intel Xeon PHI card or the Nvidia Tesla card) can actually reduce the speed of which a software computes data? Say I had ...
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GPU chip is not working and sometimes showing worst graphics

This is screenshot has been taken, when my video card was working properly And this screenshot has been taken today (having problem with my video card) So, anyone let me know, if you could ...
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Random GPU output glitches, possible dying GPU?

On random occasion, the image on my screen will become extremely distorted for no reason- and in some cases these glitches can be reversed simply via changing the monitor configuration from 2 monitors ...
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Average CPU core temperature of 60 °C is normal?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 AMD64 running on an laptop with an Intel Core i5 and hybrid gpu. I set my OS to boot with the discrete GPU device turned off, so working with integrated GPU and both cores of my ...
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Installation of hybrid Intel CPU and NVIDIA GPU on Archlinux

I am in the process of installing Arch on my laptop . I have installed Arch previously using AMD graphics in my old laptop. However , I can not get myself on with my new laptop. When I invoked lspci I ...
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Toggle integrated/discrete graphics manually

Many laptops have two GPU's, an integrated Intel processor, and a discrete Nvidia processor. There are options to set which processor is used by specific applications, though those settings are not ...
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I have a GTX 760 that I can't get to work

Hello there I have a GTX 760 Twin Frozr MSI that I just can't seem to get working correctly. Basically the problem is that when I have the GPU installed there are host of problems that are as ...
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Sempron 3600+ SSE instructions missing. DirectX 11 not installing.

I have run CPU-Z but no SSE1/2/3 were found under the instruction set. My GPU is an ATI Radeon HD5450. I haven't over-clocked the GPU or the CPU. This is the CPU-Z report: When I try to web-update ...
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Is this firefox, my GPU, or the drivers?

I just noticed this on facebook. My GPU is a AMD 7970 with the latest drivers in photoshop. Are those black blocks a sign of a bad GPU, driver problem, or firefox being stupid? Here is the picture: ...
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How do I disable GPU acceleration on Office 2013?

How do I disable GPU acceleration on Microsoft Office 2013? (This is causing my computer to blue screen.)
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Will enabling Hyper-V on Windows 8 impact GPU performance?

I am vaguely aware that when you enable the Hyper-V feature on Windows 8 it somehow affects the host operating system itself, is that right? So if I've got a PC with an nVidia GTX770 and I enable ...
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Is it possible to upgrade my GT310M by soldering another GPU in my Sony's motherboard?

Sorry if this is a newbie question, but I couldn't find anything concrete around the web. I have a Sony Vaio VPCF121FX and it has a motherboard soldered GPU (GT310M). I want to know if it's possible ...
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Does Matlab use the GPU for plotting?

I have a new laptop with a high end (GeForce GTX 770M) discrete GPU, but when I plot large amounts of data (50k+ points), it still seems quite slow and sluggish. Is Matlab using the GPU to render the ...
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Will my CPU bottleneck this GPU?

I've been meaning to upgrade my computer for quite a long time but money's a bit short and I can't do it all at once, I want to upgrade my GPU first because it's not up to par with most newer games ...
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How to make browser use discrete Radeon GPU

I recently bought a Samsung Ativ Book 8, which has a AMD Radeon HD 8870M GPU with 2 GB GDDR5. It has AMD catalyst installed to manage switching between GPU's for different apps/power usages. I put ...
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GPU used for String operations ?

Am working a bit on CUDA, most of the examples and tutorials i see deal with implementing mathematical functions on the GPU ( Like some vector / matrix calculations). I was wondering if we can ...
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I want to upgrade my GPU to MSI NVIDIA N630GT-MD4GD3 4 GB DDR3 Graphic card

Hello every body this is my first post here.. I want to know about my motherboard's PCI express version , my motherboard as I don't have 10 reputation so I am providing image link here ...
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Use graphicscard from desktop for laptop gaming

Sounds like a bizar question so some clarification: At home I have this nice setup: Desktop with q9550 and 560ti for gaming with dual monitor running windows 7 For university I have a laptop: Clevo ...
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CPU overheating while stresstesting GPU

I have a GTX570 and a i5-3570k processor. Lately, I've been having problems with games randomly crashing and my pc rebooting while playing them. I've encountered a weird problem: while running a ...
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Aren't there fail-safe drivers for GPUs?

I had display issues with an extremely old integrated graphical chipset on Windows 8.1 Preview, so I decided to purchase the Nvidia GTX 660, imagining that it would have a slightly better support. It ...
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Running multiple monitors with different generations of ATI cards

So the situation is that I currently have an HD4850, that is running two monitors. I'm looking to buy an HD7850 to run my two other monitors. Is it possible to mix the HD4XXX and HD7XXX generations of ...
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Freezing OS - need advice for debugging

My Windows 7 PC recently started to freeze randomly. No hardware or major software changes were made, and no specific circumstances I can locate the freezing depending on. My first suspect is the GPU, ...
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OpenCL support hardware requirements

Do 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 below ...
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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 renderes 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 ...