Questions tagged [graphics-cards]

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Help upgrading old PC from 2012

I have an old PC from ca 2012. The motherboard is an ASROCK Z77 Extreme6 (https://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/Z77%20Extreme6/). CPU is a i5-3570K (1155 socket), a Gigabyte Gforce GTX 650 Ti OC 2GB GDDR5 ...
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Single or multiple GPUs for Deep Learning

In our institution we have two RTX 3080 GPUs and we want to find out, if it is better to have every GPU in separate PC or if it'd be better to have both GPUs in one PC. Would it be possible to e.g. ...
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Graphic card for PCI 3.0 x4

I plan to buy an Eizo monitor Flexscan EV2495 that supports resolution 1920x1200. Both for office work (long hours of programming) and occasionally photo editing (Photoshop, Lightroom). My current PC ...
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Multiple GPUs machine with more than one PSU

Does anyone have experience with using a machine for training Deep Learning models (R-CNNs for semantic segmentation), using multiple GPUs and powering it with more that one PSU? E.g. one PSU for ...
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Want to use Solidworks through RDP - Any graphics card recommendations

Maybe this is more of a networking issue, but other than a card with Solidworks-recommended specs, is there a graphics card for a machine that will be running Solidworks that will best allow me to RDP ...
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Laptop buying guide

I want to buy a 4th or 5th generation laptop for casual tasks like typing office and coding, but the laptop I want should be very durable and work for a long time in harsh places like mountains, gyms ...
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Optimal motherboard for 256GB RAM and dual Nvidia RTX 3090

I am in the process of building a workstation for photogrammetry and 3D Modeling. My day to day work, involves going out to field and scanning environments using drone enabled 3D scanners or 360 video ...
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dual video cards, need recommends for motherboard and psu

I'm finally taking the plunge and getting a new system. For Blender and other modern 3d applications, my old Nvidia 2060 card just isn't cutting it no matter what settings I change. So I'm thinking ...
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Should I get RTX 3090 for my old build with i7-6700 (For machine learning)?

I have an old build which I bought used and want to use it for deep learning. Should I buy a brand new PC or buy an RTX 3090 and use it with the old build? Here are the current specs: i7-6700 Gigabyte ...
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RTX 2060 6GB vs RTX 2060 12GB in near future

As you know RTX 2060 was relaunched with 12GB VRAM and other changes like more cuda cores but less bandwidth. I checked performance of both on various benchmarking websites and they are more or less ...
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AMD graphic card with AMD processor or NVidia card with AMD processor

Planning to buy a graphic card looking at 6950 XT or Nvidia 3090 Ti. I have AMD Process "AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Eight-Core Processor, 4150 Mhz, 8 Core(s), 16 Logical Processor(s)" someone told me ...
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Buying PC for Autonomous Driving Software and Simulator

I am currently going to buy PCs for my university for the purpose of using Autonomous Programming Software and the simulator. The simulator we currently use is CARLA and we had an issue where the ...
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Displayport for DELL T150 server

By accident I bought a DELL T150 server, which was shipped with VGA. I did not expect to receive a VGA port in the year 2022. I tried an active VGA to DP converter, but it does not run stable, when I ...
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Which 6950 XT graphic card brand is better

Which 6950xt is best so many companies have their models like Gigabyte Radeon RX 6950 XT Gaming OC, MSI Radeon RX 6950 XT Gaming X Trio,xfx, and Sapphire Radeon RX 6950 XT Nitro+ Pure many more can ...
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O6G vs 6G graphics card from same brand

I'm looking at two graphics card models from Asus: DUAL-RTX2060-O6G-EVO DUAL-RTX2060-6G-EVO As you can see, both are RTX 2060 graphics cards. I compared their official specifications and they have ...
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Is 750 watts enough for a Ryzen 7 5800X and a MSI RTX 3080 gaming Trio Z

just bought the components for my first build: MSI RTX 3080 gaming Trio Z Ryzen 7 5800X (Without an IGPU) Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML240L RGB V2 ASUS ROG Strix B550-E Gaming PNY 3600MHZ 2x8gb RGB ...
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Nvidia Quadro t400,t600,t1000 compatibility with ASUS prime h610M-E D4 Motherboard

Hi I have an Asus prime h610M-E D4 Motherboard https://www.asus.com/Motherboards-Components/Motherboards/PRIME/PRIME-H610M-E-D4/ with an intel i5 12400F processor. Are Nvidia Quadro T400, T600, and ...
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i5 with gpu vs i7 without gpu which is better

Is core i7 10th (10710U) gen 16gb ram with uhd graphics better or core i5 10th (10500H) gen 8gb ram with 4gb GTX 1650 for like pentesting and sone GTA 5 and csgo and call of duty asking for laptops ...
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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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