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

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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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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 to ...
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What is the different between a CPU with or without the GPU?

This may be a dumb question. But this is definitely a quick n easy question for those who know it :) When I choose to buy a CPU with No GPU, such as some of the Intel Xeon CPUs, what should I bear in ...
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How to identify hardware performance bottleneck in laptop?

Is there any tool that helps to determine the weakest link of my current laptop hardware specification? Any online guide to help me choose nice balanced configuration for the new laptop? I need to ...
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CPU is busy after installation of Geforce graphic driver 340.52 (NvNetworkService.exe= 12 % of cpu)

CPU is busy after installation of nvidia Geforce graphic driver 340.52 (NvNetworkService.exe= 12 % of cpu) Any body knows why? I have Dell XPS L502x laptop. This problem occurred just after ...
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Shadowplay vs. NVenc?

I would like to understand the difference bitween NVidia Shadowplay and NVenc. Both allow you to encode videos in h.264 on the fly, but I understood that the first one use a h.264 dedicated chip ...
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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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Save water damaged Mobo and GPU

I stored my bitcoin equipment in the basement because I wasn't using it. After a water pipe broke down the components were in the water for 12 hours. ( I wasn't home ) I have 8 x 280x Sapphire cards ...
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Apple thunderbolt display 27' connected to PC

I just bought an apple thunderbolt display 27' and Asus maximus v extreme motherboard. My GPU is N480GTX. when I open a game ı cannot play in high performance. also in web pages like facebook, the gpu ...
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Software for monitoring and measuring GPU temperature (Windows XP/7)

Are there any programs available for monitoring and measuring GPU temperature? I'd prefer something free, and for either Windows XP or Windows 7.
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Will a mini pci-e installed gpu override an over heated faulty onboard gpu during post/ boot up(dell Inspiron n5010 i5 laptop)

I have a dell Inspiron n5010 i5 2010 model laptop with onboard faulty/ over heated ATI radon 5000 series gpu. it can't pass post, nothing on screen or external hdmi display, fan sound present. ...
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ASUS G51J - GPU overheats when plugged in to power, does not on battery power

The ASUS G51J comes with an nvidia GeForce GTX 260M. Running Windows 7. Running FurMark Stability Test, Full Screen, 640x480, MSAA Samples: NONE FPS starts at about 50, GPU Temp at about 100' C. ...
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AMD R9 280: Output fades over black stepwise

I've got a problem with my Sapphire R9 280 Dual-X OC with Boost. I made a video with my smartphone camera: http://hwluxx.yannickihmels.de/streifenweise-ueber-schwarz.mp4 In the video you can see ...
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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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Troubleshoot CUDA on Linux for GeForce GT 730

I'm setting up CUDA toolkit on Linux for a GT730 graphic card. When running deviceQuery it always gets an error `cudaGetDeviceCount returned 38 ... no CUDA-capable device is detected. Has anybody ...
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Windows 8.1 x64 black screen on boot

I have done a ton of research on this already and seems to be a very common problem with 8.1. The thing I am finding is that everyone has this issue when they upgrade to win 8.1. In my case I had 8.1 ...
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Is it possible to replace a laptop GPU with a different brand GPU?

I have a 2011 Macbook Pro with a dying GPU. According to Wikipedia, all of the 2011 Macbook Pro models come with an AMD brand GPU. But according to this Ebay listing from a seller offering to repair ...
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3rd monitor suddenly ceases to operate

A couple months ago I purchased an active mini-displayport to DVI adapter to plug a 3rd monitor I had laying around into my computer. The adapter only supports resolutions of up to 1080P but this isnt ...
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Display going to “no signal” at strange times

I know enough to assume this is a video card issue. I am using an AMD Radeon HD 6800 card that has worked like a charm. Recently, while playing League of Legends, this happened. The screen went ...
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Issue with new monitor

I have a brand new Windows 7 Dell PC with a brand new Dell monitor. It's literally been out of the box about 10 days. A yellow line seems to come and go on the monitor. It's a yellow vertical line ...
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How to tell if gpu is overheating without sensor

I just took apart my dell xps m1210 to re-apply thermal paste. I used thermal PASTE instead of a thermal PAD on the gpu, but I think it should work fine. Even so, I worry about weather the gpu is ...
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GPU is running at a high temperature even after cleaning it with a compressed air can?

So before cleaning my computer, my GPU ran at a temperature between 90 and 100 degrees Celsius. Now that I cleaned my computer with a compressed air can, my GPU is running at a temperature of 86 ...
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Desktop remains on, display quits working, loud “skipping” noise follows

For the past 2-3 days, strange things have been going on with my desktop and its interaction with the monitor. While playing a game, my monitor went black as if my computer had been shut off. However, ...
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Why are videos rendered by the cpu instead of the gpu?

Well I know this might sound like a pretty stupid question, but I couldn't find an answer using google, so yeah ... So, I know there are techniques like OpenCL and CUDA, but why is, by default, the ...
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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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Windows 8 - BSOD/locks persist after all hardware replaced except PSU. ATIKMDAG.SYS

I saw another user with a post similar, but no clarification, so I will lay out my situation. Problem: BSODs and/or Graphics distortion upon resuming the display from shutting off. NOT sleep mode. ...
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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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Google Chrome crash the whole system on Xubuntu 14.04

I have been using Google Chrome with Hardware acceleration with no problem and very good results on my Xubuntu 14.04 Dell Latitude E6440 with Radeon GPU. Lately, (probably due to some "System Update" ...
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How to increase the resolution of a laptop screen more than it supports

I have a laptop, which has a screen resolution of 1366x768, as most laptops have. Is there any way to increase it? The laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6, with Intel HD 3000 graphics and Radeon HD 6490M ...
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How do I tell Windows Update to not check for updates for my GPU drivers?

Windows 8.1 at work (no group policies) wants me to update my GPU drivers through Windows Update (it appears in my optional updates list). I'd rather do this manually since it gives me more control ...
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Install / uninstall GPU drivers in Win7 via file explorer?

Situation: (See also for context: a previous question) Cannot access Win7 (bootcamp) system via screen, as AMD GPU is bust Win7 Safe Mode does not help Can run OSX partition as managed to manually ...
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Can an artifacting video card be useful in any way?

I recently acquired an MSI Radeon R9 280X video card that experiences visual glitches/flickering patches/artifacts in games and in 2D mode. Once I tried to open a video in fullscreen mode from Youtube ...
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Increase fan speed

I'm currently trying to speed up my fan in an attempt to keep my laptop cooler and running a lot smoother when gaming. I've tried using programs such as speedfan and these can't access my fan. I ...
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GPU sensor not working, fans out of control

My fans are out of control and my GPU is apparently hotter than the surface of the sun. I'm using an iMac with Windows 7, (no OS X partition) and I already tried resetting the pram and nvram. ...
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How to identify graphic card I have in hand not in a computer?

I tried to identify it with the serial number on Asus website but it find nothing, the GPU if from an AMD 64 bits CPU computer at the beginning of 64 bits support on Windows XP What could I do ...
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How can I determine and set my primary graphics card?

I have a Lenovo W520 laptop with two graphics cards: I think Windows 7 (64 bit) is using my Intel graphics card ₃ which I think is integrated — because I have a low graphics rating in ...
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Can I use a small, different GPU alongside my main GPU to connect an additional display?

Problem: At the moment I am running with a display port monitor on a AMD R9 290 and I wish to connect another display port monitor to my computer. My mainboard does not feature a display port ...
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Graphics card issues? Green lines and distortion on my screens

I turned on my computer this morning and it had a bunch of vertical green artefacts and some horizontal distortions on text. You can see what it looks like I assume it's the graphics card but I'm ...
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WebGL unavailable on Chrome for no apparent reason

I'm not entirely sure when this issue started, it could have been after a graphics card driver update, but WebGL will no longer function for me on Chrome. http://webglreport.com/ tells me that ...
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Do HDMI splitters always work? Or is it a GPU compatibility?

I want to buy the geforce gtx 750 ti GPU. I have an hdtv and I'm buying an hd monitor. But the gpu only has one hdmi port. I would just put my tv on dvi but it doesn't have a dvi port. Only hdmi and ...
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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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Diagnosing Motherboard/CPU/ (most likely) GPU

OK, so I am trying to salvage my Mum's old PC for which she had bought a new power supply. After that it worked for a long time. After that time, it wouldn't boot (fans would come on very loud, power ...
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Calculating Double FLOPS for GPU

I am using OpenCL to do some GPU computations and I am having a hard time computing the FLOPS of my card. The formula for FLOPS in float I am using is pretty straight forward: frequency * cores * ...
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No video output, tried everything

My friends computer we built suddenly stopped producing video output. It's been a while and I've tried everything. We replaced the PSU, tried 2 different sets of RAM, 2 different CPUs 3 different ...
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GPU sharing criterion for VNC solution

For my job, I need to know if Virtual Network Computing solution (VNC), for doing export display, is sharing GPU ressources on server side where there is a GPU graphics card on this side. Actually, ...
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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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GPU-Z Temperature Sensor Questions

I am going to make this as generic as possible so to help future searches for a concrete answer. I spent over an hour searching google and forums attempting to find an answer. Here is a capture of my ...
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When I'm buying a videocard, which components are from ATI\nVidia? [closed]

It's very common to buy a video card from a manufacturer that is not the manufacturer of the GPU. So I always ask myself: Am I buying a product completely built by the manufacturer, with the GPU as ...
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How much memory is being used on the gpu by each PID?

How do I know how much memory on the GPU is being used by each process, CUDA compiled code using 1 processor, accessing 1 of 2 M2090 Tesla cards available on a 16 core node on an HPC? ...
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GPU Does not Exceed 40 FPS

In the past whenever I used to play games such as Minecraft, I would frequently exceed 40 FPS. On top of this, a game that I am writing in Java with a group of friends which in the past could achieve ...