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

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Computer randomly loses signal to monitor

Around a month ago I build my first computer, and I've had no problems until now. For about a week my computer has lost signal to the monitor, is only able to be turned off from the PSU. (The fans ...
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What kind of math does a gpu handle? [on hold]

I want to know what kind of math does a graphics processing unit handle, I am a computer enthusiast and by that i mean i build computers, if your answer does involve cos, sin, tan then please explain ...
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Non-gaming Motherboard for games?

I read that the Z97 is recommended even for non gaming rigs, is it worth 3 times the cheapest H81 Mobo, or 2 times the H87-H97. I still want to play games, but not necessarily optimized. I have a ...
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Screen pitch black after random shudown, Gpu's fans full speed.

This morning I went to power up my pc and BAM. My screen is pitch black. Noticed that Gpu's fans were at full speed. Switched to my moba gpu and well, it works fine. I cant understand if it's a GPU ...
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PCI passthrough KVM

I am trying to passthrough my Tesla K40m GPU accelerator to a qemu-kvm virtual machine via the VFIO driver on Ubuntu 14.04.2. I downloaded all drivers and CUDA libraries, and I compiled all sample ...
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Can't put Nvidia GPU in TCC mode

I am trying to connect to a remote computer with Nvidia Tesla M2070q GPU. I am trying to put the device in TCC mode with this: nvidia-smi -g 0 -dm 0 but gives me the following error: Failed ...
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GPU Overclock Keeps Defaulting

I have an ASUS GTX750TI-OC-2GD5. Its default Default Clock is 1072Mhz and I have been trying to overclock it. I've tried increasing the voltage and core clock in both MSI Afterburner and ASUS GPU ...
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ASUS G53SW fans spinning at full speed

My Asus G53SW laptop had a video output problem which I narrowed down to a GPU failure. Took it apart, reflowed the GPU with a hot air desoldering station, applied new paste, cleaned the fans and ...
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Incredible graphic glitch

I tried to watch a video on Youtube, on HD. the very moment I hit play, my screen enters the matrix : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmDPLUnbnZI I immediately reset, and my screen now blinked like ...
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Do I need a video card?

I plan on building a computer with Intel Xeon E3 1231v3 which has no GPU: Graphics Specifications Processor Graphics: None on a Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H motherboard which has an onboard ...
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Hot idle temps on GPU, MSI Twin Frozr R9 290x

As a non-reference GPU, I was surprised on how hot it ran while idle. The card is slightly overclocked out of the box at 1030MHz Core Clock speed. 52C to 55C on idle (Hot for being on idle) 74C to ...
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Hugin, multicore CPU and and optional GPU

Having the required hardware available: How do I enable the use of GPU and/or Multiprocessing in Hugin when creating stitched photographs?
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Install two sets of different graphic card drivers

So this is temporary but I need to use both on-board and dedicated GPU but the latest AMD Omega Drivers don't work with my on-board GPU since it's older. It is possible to install two different sets ...
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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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Confused about GPU having hundreds of processors inside it

I just started learning about parallel programming course on Udacity and already I am kind of confused. Here at this video segment: https://youtu.be/gbj0oauFFI8?t=52s We're told that the average GPU ...
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Does a dedicated video card improve HTML5 websites, Skype or Flash games performance?

I have read that having a dedicated video card (GPU) improves performance if you use your computer to play video games. I guess to make this happen, video games or apps must be using especial ...
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Why are we still using CPUs instead of GPUs?

It seems to me that these days lots of calculations are done on the GPU. Obviously graphics are done there, but using CUDA and the like, AI, hashing algorithms (think bitcoins) and others are also ...
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Trinity A6 AMD APU's support 2033 or 2400 MHz DDR3 RAM?

I own an APU A6-4400M with the defaul HP memory: DDR3 800 Mhz ~ I heard that increasing the memory to dual of the same size and speed increases CPU and GPU performance a lot due to Dual-Channel ...
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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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How do I find out if VLC is using hardware rendering/decoding at this moment?

Let's say I am currently playing a video in VLC. How do I find out if VLC is using hardware (GPU) rendering, or decoding, at this moment? This question is not about enabling using the GPU.
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100% GPU Utilisation with MPC-HC using CUVID

I'm using MPC-HC 1.7.8 that came from a K-Lite pack using the LAV (0.64) splitters and so on. On windows 7 64bit, with a Nvidia GTX 770. I want to use madVR and CUVID for the best playback, however ...
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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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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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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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What are the differences between “scientific GPUs” and “gaming GPUs”?

I am currently working with neural nets and I recently made my code much faster by configuring a framework correctly to make use of a GPU. The GPU that is used is a Tesla C2075, which is part of the ...
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Random glitch while playing YouTube video

I often find myself getting this kind of random glitch while playing YouTube videos. It's either happen in the middle of a video (like the example above) or in the few first second of a video. When ...
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Is it possible to use a server to play games?

I am curious on whether I could slap a high end video card into a server and use it as a high end gaming machine. The server is a HP DL360 G5 with x2 Intel Quad Core Xeon processors, 16 GB of RAM and ...
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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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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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Trying to identify the cause of this display corruption

I don't actually know where the root cause of this issue lies or even how to accurately describe it so I will do my best to provide the details of the situation. Hopefully someone will have a better ...
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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 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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How to stop switchable graphics from switching to high-power GPU when charging the laptop?

I've an Acer laptop with Windows 7 64 bit and an ATI Radeon HD 6550M Graphics card. Whenever I connect the power to charge the battery it automatically switches to the high-power GPU (ATI) instead of ...
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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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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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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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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 is Process Explorer reporting activity in non-existent dedicated GPU memory?

I've been playing around with Process Explorer on a laptop of mine with Windows 7, 4 GB of RAM, and an onboard GPU(ATI Radeon 6480g as part of the A4 APU). Oddly enough, Process Explorer reports 1.5GB ...
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Macbook Pro: disable Win7 discrete GPU with no screen access

Backstory It's a well-documented problem with Macbook Pro 2011 models that from 2014 onwards, the discrete GPUs that are automatically activated and deactivated (or whatever, I'm not going to pretend ...
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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 ...