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SolidWorks 2020 Change GPU To AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200

I have 2 GPUs Installed. Nvidia 2080 Super AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200 My Solidworks 2020 keeps using Nvidia one, but I want Solidworks to use AMD Radeon Pro WX 3200, a certificated GPU. I can't find any ...
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Xorg Config - dual NVidia GPU's, one monitor - enable Coolbits on both cards

I am trying to set up Xorg.conf so that both my GPU's will be able to have Coolbits enabled (so that I can undervolt my GPU cards for mining). I only have one screen. Do I have to have a second ...
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Can I Use 2 Different NVIDIA GPUs on this motherboard?

I'm planning to buy a new computer soon and I was wondering if I could put my old 1050ti with my current 2080ti on my new motherboard here's the link for it - https://www.asus.com/motherboards-...
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Will a second GPU allow me to address more screens in 4K?

I'm currently planning a setup with 5 screens (3 HDMI TVs, 2 DP Monitors), all of them 4K. For work, by the way, not gaming. Because some of the software I use restricts the number of permitted ...
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Adding Nvidia Tesla K80 to a consumer motherboard (x399)

I am building a computer to run molecular dynamics, and I have 2 Nvidia Tesla K80s that I would like to use as accelerators. I also have an old single slot Nvidia GPU that I am using as a display out ...
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Vulkan drivers are not working like they should causing Steam to not function as expected

I'm trying to play the games SimplePlanes, SimpleRockets, and Bloons TD 6, but I am on linux. I am using the Steam Play compatibility tool Proton, but Steam is stuck "launching" the game ...
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Workstation with two dedicated GPUs

My workstation has two different Nvidia GPUs: a GTX1060 for gaming and a Quadro K6000 for working. I need to switch from one to the other and I was thinking about a solution which doesn't make me ...
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Can I run programs on a specific GPU?

I have some programs that reserve large amounts of VRAM, leading to issues for other programs. For example, SnagIt, a screenshot tool, will hold this VRAM for an extended period of time, amounting to ...
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More than 2 GPU‘s with NVLink

I would like to know if it is possible to link up more than 2 Graphics Cards of the RTX Series. Sincerely lorhof1
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750W PSU enough to handle 2 rx 5700 XT?

Current system specs: Asrock 990fx extreme9 FX 6350 24gb ram ASRock 5700 XT challenger Corsair 750W PSU As shown in the rundown of my current specs I already have a 5700 XT in my system already but I'...
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Can I have both dedicated Graphic Cards (different brand) plugged in to mobo and switch over anytime I want?

I have NVIDIA Ge Force GTX 980 TI which is not the best but enough to play my favorite game CS GO.. But as I am coding on the computer 99% of the time as a full stack developer, I feel very ...
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Making two GPU's appear as one

I have two RTX 2080 GPU's and I'm trying to find the least path of resistance. I'm training lots of AI models and I was wondering if it's possible to make multiple GPU's to show up as a single GPU. ...
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How to disable the windowsinternal.composableshell.experiences.textinput.inputapp.exe which uses a dedicated GPU on a laptop?

This app runs on a dedicated GPU instead of integrated graphics: windowsinternal.composableshell.experiences.textinput.inputapp.exe It drains my battery. I cannot configure it via NVIDIA Control ...
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Setup Nvidia 1070Ti external GPU

I have Dell XPS 9570. I am trying to connect egpu using thunderbolt 3 port. OS: Ubuntu My laptop has an internal 1050Ti graphic card. So the system is not recognizing the external GPU. I tried to ...
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HDMI to DVI works on Linux but not Windows

Equipment: 1x Laptop (Gigabyte U24F) with VGA and HDMI output options for additional monitors with dual boot Win7 and Fedora 2x Different monitors with only DVI input. Both DVI-D 1x HDMI(m) to DVI-D(...
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Easiest way to connect both of my monitors?

I have two outdated but perfectly working monitors that both have DVI-D and VGA. My PC has a Ryzen 1700X CPU with 24 GB of RAM and an SSD. This is relevant because my current GPU is a GT 610 (with a ...
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Does a single Tesla K80 look like one GPU or two in Windows 10?

Does a Tesla K80 appear as 1 GPU or 2 in Windows 10 with standard NVidia drivers. It is CUDA Compute Level 3.5. That is good enough for TensorFlow. It is good enough for Torch and other packages? ...
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Can I have Radeon 6950 + RX 580 installed together on Windows 10?

I'm a game dev and I use RX 580 as my main GPU. I'd like to install older Radeon 6950 and optimize the game for it. I plan to use two displays. I tried doing this on Windows 7, but it's impossible ...
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Does my motherboard(GA-Z270MX-Gaming 5) support dual gpu 1080ti + 2080ti?

I have a machine with GA-Z270MX-Gaming 5 motherboard, now I am running a Zotac 1080ti mini GPU on it, can I add an extra 2080ti to it? I noticed there are still slots available, but I am not quite ...
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How can I know how much dedicated video memory in AMD GPU (NOT Intel) and increase it? (Dual GPU Laptop)

Yo, I tried checking my AMD GPU Graphics card dedicated memory in my dual GPU laptop but I when I right-click on Desktop -> Screen Resolution then Advanced settings, I see only Intel and not AMD. So, ...
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Windows 10: Set default GPU

I'm using a GTX 760 graphics card and a GT 710 graphics card. Some of my programs run on the (much slower) GT 710 instead of my GTX 760. So following some tutorials they expect me to tweak the ...
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How does my computer split work between my 2 video cards?

I have 2 video cards installed 1) (pcie x16) NVIDIA GTX 1060 6GB --> DVI Monitor A 2) (pcie x4) RADEON HD 7730 1GB --> HDMI Monitor B B350 Ryzen7 1700 @ 3.7Ghz/1.224v 16GB DDR4 2800/1.212v ...
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How can I get extra GPU working on Windows 7?

I have a small mining rig with 6 GPUs. 1 is a Gigabyte 1070 6GB and the other 5 are MSI 1060 6GBs. My motherboard is an ASUS Maximus VIII Hero: https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/MAXIMUS-VIII-HERO/...
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Does my second GPU need to be the same as my first?

I have a single Titan X Pascal card in my deep learning machine. I'm looking to get a second GPU and I'm trying to figure out what my options are. It appears if I want to do SLI, then I have to ...
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Dual GPU laptop, using old OpenGL lib

I run OpenGL in Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with a nvidia card. My laptop has a dual GPU (the nvidia one and the Intel integrated one). I install the nvidia driver through the CUDA toolkit install (as ...
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Multi-GPU Compatibility

I was just wondering... if I was only able to afford a $50 GPU or so, could I disconnect that $50 GPU and connect like an RX580 back into the PC without killing anything? (Once I could afford it, I'd ...
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Should I have dual monitors on the same graphics card or separate?

Okay, I've got Win 10, two monitors and two gpus: Nvidia 1070 and 960 (and disabled on-board Intel something or other). I was running the 960 and was gifted the 1070, so I just tossed it in and put my ...
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Using dual GPU-s in a computer

I have a motherboard with four PCI-Express slots. However, since it was used as a server previously, it has a rather basic Graphic-card. I came to the possession of an working Geforce 9400 GT card ...
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Eyefinity across 2 Radeon R9 270 cards using mini display port

I have 2 R9 270 cards, each 1 has one Apple cinema display connected via the display port. I'd like to use Eyefinity to create a display group so my system treats them both as one giant monitor. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 AMDGPU-Pro Not Recognizing Second Graphics Card

Running Ubuntu 16.04. Installed AMDGPU-Pro driver. I have an MSI Z270 motherboard, with two AMD Radeon RX 470 graphics cards connected. When I run lspci | grep VGA only one of the two cards displays. ...
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Is it possible to mount video cards via USB or Thunderbolt or...?

I need to build a (cheap) computer that might serve to: mine digital currency render 3D animations solve SETI problems ...etc Basically I am just using the GPU's to solve math problems. I need very ...
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Is It Possible To Run Two Graphics Cards For Different Applications Simultaneously (NOT SLI)

I am building a workstation PC for Autodesk and Adobe CC work. Maybe a little bit of gaming on the side but it is by no means a priority. Is it possible to run separate drivers for each card, at the ...
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How can i add an Nvidia GPU to my 2 Radeon GPUs

I guess I'll start with... here's my setup Cooler Master HAF 932, Asrock Z87 OC Formula/ac, 4770K@4.4GHz, Corsair H80i CPU Cooler, 32GB Gskill RipjawsX 2133MHz, EVGA Supernova P2 1000W 80+ Platinum ...
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What is the recommended dual GPU configuration on a dual CPU machine?

So there are about 4 PCIE in a motherboard, two of these are connected on each CPU, such as PCIE 1 and 2 is connected on CPU1 and PCIE 3 and 4 is connected to CPU2. Possible configurations were GPU1 ...
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AMD Laptop Dual Graphics

I bought a Lenovo z50-70 laptop with an amd fx - 7500 processor and a amd r7 1GB APU graphics card and a amd R7 m265 dx 2GB dedicated graphics card. Due to reasons unbeknown to me, I can't change the ...
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Why do I have red dots all over my display?

I have a Lenovo Y510P laptop that is about 2.5 years old. It has always been fine, though recently it has been getting slow. Suddenly today, there are read dots all over my screen, more or less ...
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windows 10 on laptop with dual AMD graphics with one card is legacy

I've an hp laptop with dual graphics cards, iGPU is 45xx which belongs to legacy driver and dGPU is 54xx, which belongs to current version. Legacy and current version of drivers are incompatible. So ...
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Why does my laptop have two graphics cards?

I've recently discovered when troubleshooting performance issues with PC games that my computer has two built in GPUs (My particular computer is the Lenovo U530 Touch for those interested - specs). ...
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Two different GPUs in this machine

I wonder if my computer configuration is capable of handling these two different GPUs, especially the PSU. Configuration: Corsair CX600 Intel i7 4770K 3.5 16GB Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR2 1866 CL9 ...
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Can I use 2 graphics cards

I just bought a new graphics card and was wondering if I'd be able to use it with my old one, or if I just need to just use one. My old card is a XFX Core Edition FX-785A-CNL4 Radeon HD 7850 and the ...
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Linux kernel does not boot when Intel integrated graphics is enabled

I have a Desktop PC with an Intel H87 chipset (Intel DH878RL board, in case that matters), a CPU with integrated graphics and a dedicated NVidia GeForce 560Ti. Both are connected to the same display, ...
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Windows: Use Intel Onboard GPU for bootup, then switch to NVidia

I have a Desktop PC with an Intel H87 chipset, a CPU with integrated graphics and a dedicated NVidia GeForce 560Ti. Both are connected to the same display, because I only ever want to use one of them ...
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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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How do I set my primary graphics card?

I have Acer Aspire V5-552G laptop and it has dual graphic cards 1. on board graphic (Radeon HD 8650G) and 2. dedicated graphic card (Radeon HD 8750M) but the on board graphic card is my primary (which ...
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SLI video cards memory

Imagine you have two identical video cards with 2GB memory each. I was told when they work in SLI mode, you actually have 2GB of video memory and not 4GB. Is this true and if yes - why is it so?
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Can i7 4770 take 2 GPUs?

I want to use 2 AMD Radeon HD5450 GPUs and a Intel i7 4770 for a multi-seat gaming setup. I have found a motherboard that has 2 PCIe x16 ports ports but I am wondering if the CPU will 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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Noisy GPU fan after standby resume

I have a GeForce GTX660 and a GTX8800 on my system. When I had Windows 7 they both were quiet a lot. Now after the upgrade to Windows 8 I notice the following: when system boots up the fans spin fast ...
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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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On a dual-GPU laptop, is using the discrete GPU ever more power efficient? [closed]

Given a laptop with a dual integrated/discrete GPU configuration, is it ever more power efficient to use the discrete GPU instead of the integrated? Obviously when writing an email or working on a ...
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