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Requirements for 3d environment art

Hello are these specs good if I want to create complex environment 3d art using blender or other 3d packages? Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz 2.60 GHz Graphic card 4Gb Ram 16 GB ...
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What GPU offers best performance/price ratio for FP64-intensive computational tasks

I am looking for GPUs suitable for high-performance computing tasks that are FP64 (double precision floating point) intensive. FP64 tensor core supports will be quite helpful too, but not absolutely ...
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2GB (64 bit) GPU vs 4GB (128 bit) GPU

I was looking at this specific GPU named RX 550 / Radeon 550. Later I found out that is two variants. 2GB DDR5 and 4GB DDR5. Then I realized one more difference: 2GB variant has 64 bit memory ...
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Does a programming computer made for IntelliJ require a GPU?

My quest to build the most optimized IntelliJ computer continues. One part at a time. If you haven't seen my other questions then here's the run down: I'm looking to build a computer best optimized ...
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Does GTX 1650 encode/render videos at better speed/performance than RX 6500 XT?

I've heard a lot on YouTube reviews that 6500 XT is better than GTX 1650 but there's one bad thing about it. 6500 XT renders video at very slow speed especially in Premiere Pro (maybe rendering is ...
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Small graphics card with low power requirements, that supports 2 x 4k monitors

I have a small case for this machine and am trying to add a small (low profile?) GPU to it, to support 2x 4k monitors. I say small because there's not much space left, and I'm keen to keep the ...
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New monitor, older graphics card - will they work togeher?

I'm thinking about getting a large monitor that also can be used as a television. The monitor I'm thinking about (Aorus FV43U) has DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.1, and USB-C ports. I have an older graphics ...
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Can I use different GPU for video games?

My computer have actually a 1060 3GB. I would like to get a new GPU for video games purposes but I would like to keep my 1060 in the build so its not a waste. So what I was thinking is buying a more ...
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what is the difference between NVIDIA RTX™ 3070 8GB GDDR6 and NVIDIA GeForce® RTX™ 3070 8GB GDDR6?

When I'm trying to buy laptop I found two laptop with different price and only there GPU name is differed I found these two NVIDIA RTX™ 3070 8GB GDDR6(200$ lesser) NVIDIA GeForce® RTX™ 3070 8GB GDDR6 ...
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Convert PCIe x1 slot to open ended. Is there a safe way to cut the closed edge?

Unfortunately, most manufacturers currently produce only motherboards with close end at their pcie x1 slots. There are many reasons why people want to have free end slots. And I am surprised why close ...
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Calculate the training time of a ML algorithm based on CUDA cores

How can I have an estimation on training time of a ML algorithm based on the number of GPU CUDA cores? I am about to buy a Desktop and I want to know what GPU is best concerning the money I am about ...
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What GPU should I get to accelerate my Linux desktop?

I have a Linux desktop machine that I use to work from home Right now I have a cheap Nvidia GPU in there that is useless with its binary blob drivers that don't support video acceleration I can get, ...
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An external GPU for playing Diablo 2: Resurrected

Dell Latitude 5580 (laptop) Thunderbolt Intel Core i7-7820HQ 16GB DDR4 Nvidia Gforce 940MX 512GB SSD Windows 10 Home I have troubles running Diablo 2 Resurrected with pretty much the lowest graphic ...
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What to consider when choosing portable device for browser based application performance?

I am looking for a device that could run a browser application developed by my company. For the moment we tried a tablet (7 inch, 2gb ram, cpu:Spreadtrum SC9832E, android 10). The application works ...
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What's the best budget gaming graphic card

I want to use a budget graphic card (around 300-400 bucks) in my gaming system. Which you recommend?
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Cheapest GPU for Rampage II Gene 2.xx with Core i7 930

Hi I have an old computer my son wants to use for playing Fortnite, Minecraft, etc… It currently has an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 250 but it can’t play Fortnite because it doesn’t seem to support DirectX 11. ...
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How to make 6 Monitors + VR work of one computer?

I have a EVGA RTX 3080 TI graphics card, 32 GB RAM and i9-10900 CPU. I'm wondering if I can make a setup of 6 monitors and a VR headset work. I typically use just one monitor for video games and the ...
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HP EliteDesk 800 G2 SFF - what is the strongest graphic card I can put in?

My niece is working her school duties on this computer - HP EliteDesk 800 G2 SFF and now requires better graphics card. What is the strongest card I can put in? All advice is appreciated. Inside: ...
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Which graphic card for supermicro X8DTi-LN4F motherboard?

I plan to build workstation based on supermicro X8DTi-LN4F. I'm aware it's very old but I'm buying it in very decent money. The only problem with this mobo is lack pci-express x16. According to the ...
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Increasing the capabilities of a machine for deep learning purposes

The department of the university where I am currently pursuing a Ph.D. has a machine with the following specifications: Feature Value OS Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC Processor Intel® Xeon Gold 5120 ...
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Any idea if this GPU (Asus DUAL-RTX2060-O6G-EVO) has dual DVI?

I have an old monitor with a dual DVI-D input and was wondering whether this card is compatible: Asus DUAL-RTX2060-O6G-EVO I can see that it has the right DVI-D (digital) port, and that its maximum ...
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Does performance and quality of watching videos on YouTube, browsing, working with office or IDE are very sensitive to size of VRAM?

Laptops with integrated AMDGPU (Vega 3, Vega 6) have different size of VRAM. Some models have dynamical automatic size that depended from size of RAM (4GB RAM - 0.5GB VRAM, 16GB RAM - 2GB VRAM etc) ...
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NVIDIA RTX GPU via BOOTCAMP or AMD GPU via macOS Metal rendering

Should I use a NVIDIA RTX 3060 Ti for Blender Cycles X via BOOTCAMP, or AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT via Metal macOS Rendering (when it is officially released) Computer specs: Intel Core i5-8210Y 8GB LPDDR3 ...
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More GPU Ram or faster speed?

What is better for blender rendering (Cycles X) More GPU RAM (8GB, 128-bit), or faster speeds (6gb, 192-bit) AKA Radeon RX 5500 XT or Radeon RX 5600 XT
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Does the Radeon 5500-XT support macOS Metal?

Pretty much what the title says I want to purchase this for my mac and use it for faster FCPX renders and faster Blender renders because GPU rendering is coming back to the mac!
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Should I buy APU or CPU keeping in mind I will add a GPU in near future

Okay so I had finalized ryzen 5600G APU because I can't afford GPU at the moment. So I'll add a GPU after couple of years when it get cheaper. So far, I had read that there's not much difference ...
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How much of a bottleneck will I get with a 3060 Ti and Core i5

I am going to get a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti and an eGPU chassis for my computer. I have a MacBook Air (I Know NVIDIA isn't supported for macOS) and use the eGPU on bootcamp. I have heard that your ...
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Can you use MSI B45 with an RTX 3080?

Motherboard Specification: https://www.manualslib.com/manual/107276/Msi-G45.html?page=14#manual It says I have PCI_E1, PCI_E2 and PCI_E3 slots but I am not sure if these PCIe slots support an RTX 3080 ...
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SLI a 1080 ti with a 3080ti

Is it possible to use an Nvidia SLI bridge to tether both a 1080ti and a 3080ti? Furthermore, if it is possible, would there be any performance hiccups that may occur due to using an older and newer ...
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Cheap dual-display HDR UHD graphics card

I have two 4k displays that (claim to) support HDR/10-bit color. One display takes HDMI only, the other takes HDMI or DisplayPort. I want a graphics card that will drive both of them to 4k HDR under ...
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Getting case fan speed from GPU temperature

In my current setup, the case fans are controlled using the CPU temperature, however, this is not the correct metric since GPU is generally hotter and is used more. I know that it is not possible to ...
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Which GPU for i5 11600k

I'm putting together a gaming rig with an i5 11600k (liquid cooled) and GIGABYTE Z590 mobo... average RAM, GIGABYTE AORUS NVMe Gen4 SSD, beefy PSU... everything is coming along nicely... with the end ...
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What dictates OpenCL performance for GPU?

I am in search of GPU to run OpenCL code which mainly solves Navier-Stokes equations. I would like to get something that is not-so-pricey but something that could crunch some heavy numbers. The code ...
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which graphics card from the list is the best?

which graphics card from the list is the best for old games? which graphic card is the most powerful? |type| memory |pci | standards ...
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Screen change made half of my hardware obsolete: what to upgrade first?

EDITED: I recently upgraded the screen of my computer, which was an HP 2229h from about 10 years ago, to a much more recent and better screen: an AOC U32E2N (https://eu.aoc.com/en/products/monitors/...
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GPU options to for gaming PC being used mostly for VR

I"m putting together a gaming PC for a family member (to use with his Oculus Quest 2 and Oculus Link), and with the GPU shortage going on out there, I'm having a tough time. If I could find one ...
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HP Compaq Pro 6305, upgrade video card and RAM memory

I need to upgrade to a dedicated graphics card for an HP 1850 motherboard and also upgrade the RAM. The power supply is 240W; it has no additional cards. I looked for information but I have doubts if ...
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Cheap low-profile graphics card capable of running 3 monitors simultaneously and under 30W?

I'm looking for a cheap card for office work. The card body should be low-profile, but the metal ending normal size. Fancy games support is irrelevant 3 simultaneous monitors is a must, at least 1 in ...
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Graphical card burned ? Help?

This is the second time that my graphical card burned. I purchased my compter on the website CSL computer there is little more than 2 years and the warrantly is out of date. The configuration is : ...
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Gaming Rig that can Handle VR (and Roblox VR)

I’m helping my nephew put together a system that will allow him to play Roblox VR on his Oculous Quest 2 headset. With my knowledge and research, the things I’ve been keeping in the back of my head as ...
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Which CPu and GPU to use for Blender?

I'm looking to buy a computer to do blender mainly 3D modelling and animations and would like to know what is the best mix of CPU and GPU for these needs. CPU: Intel Core I7 11700K AMD Ryzen 5 5600X ...
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with Intel DP55WB mother board, which graphic card with cuda support is compatible?

I have a PC which has the following specifications: MotherBoard: Intel DP55WB Processor: Intel Core i5 7500 Graphics card: Nvidia 9600 GT I don't want to change any other component. I recently came to ...
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Two GPUs with Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming board?

hope you are doing well! I have a Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming motherboard supplied by a 700W power supply. So far it was running nicely with 3060Ti GPU and I tried adding a RTX 2060 yesterday, but ...
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Does GPU act as an extra processor to share/help reducing the computational load from CPU when doing non-graphics RAM/compute intensive tasks?

Apart from high-res, high-frame gaming/other graphics related stuff there are some tasks which are felt either memory/RAM or CPU intensive, some of which are: Browsing with 10-20 open tabs. Dealing ...
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What is TBD meaning in the specs of GPU?

I know that the core speed of a VGA is a number, for example: 1365 MHz, 1500 MHz, 1530 MHz ; Some GPUs have core speed is TBD. So what does it mean? I have googled around but find nothing.
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What graphics card for ASUS P5Q Deluxe Intel P45 Motherboard?

I have an old computer with ASUS P5Q Deluxe Intel P45 Motherboard which currently is using GForce 550 Ti graphics card which I gave to my son to play games like Minecraft, Roblox, Gary's Mode etc but ...
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Hardware setup (correction) for 2D/raster graphics under Linux (digital painting, photo editing)

I'm not sure whether this thread fits better in some other sub-forum of StackExchange - if it does, so move it please. As my question consists of several "sub-questions" I was not sure; ...
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How to make decision on whether replace current desktop for better performance or not?

I have built my first system around 5 years ago, the main purpose is to do data crunching/machine learning/deep learning related tasks. Most of my hardware was decent at the time (given my budget ~$3K)...
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Which PSU do I need for this setup?

I want to mine some altcoins via NiceHash with two graphics cards 24/7 or at least in the evening and night. I was wondering if my PSU is good enough for my setup since I want to buy an extra graphics ...
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Gigabyte H410M graphics card support

Can Gigabyte H410M support graphics cards such as RTX 3080? What are some of the latest graphics cards that H410M can support?
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