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Questions tagged [graphics-cards]

For questions about standalone video- and graphics-processing PCIe cards. Do not use this tag for on-board CPU or motherboard graphics questions.

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Any ideas why 2 GPUS only netted a 30% improvement over 1 GPU (T4 and v100)

Any ideas why 2 GPUS only netted a almost 30% improvement over 1 GPU (T4 and v100)?
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Which of them is worth buying

I'm planning to buy a graphics card for my ryzen 3 2200g such as Rx570 and i m getting this from three OEM like Asus, Gigabyte And Msi These are the models :- Gigabyte Radeon RX570 4GB GDDR5 PCI-E ...
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Connect Desktop & Laptop to USB C Laptop Docking Station to Utilize Desktop Monitors for Both

I have an ASUS M32CD Desktop (Core i5, 8GB DDR4, 1TB, Windows 10) with Keyboard and Mouse and I want to connect to my desktop monitors using a Hiearcool USB C Hub,USB-C Laptop Docking Station,11 in 1 ...
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250 watts + 15 amps enough for a gt 730

I have a pre-built system that has TERRIBLE graphics built in to the motherboard. It has a Delta 250 watt psu. I was wondering if 250 watts and 15 amps (on the 12V rail) would be enough to power a ...
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How can I use two computers for deep learning?

I have a laptop with GPU 940M and a desktop with GPU GTX 980. Both are capable of performing deep learning task on their own using Pytorch or Tensorflow. How can I use them both together for a deep ...
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AMD Radeon Vega 64 Wattman

I have an AMD Radeon Vega 64 graphics card. I can game on it for 30-120 minutes before Wattman crashes. I have tried installing just the driver, not going to the Wattman page, clean installs, reboots, ...
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Is the new Apple Mac Pro really competitively priced? [closed]

In their WWDC 2019, Apple argues that their $6000 price tag for the new Mac Pro is justifiable since its spec-equivalent PC is pretty much equal in price. Is this true for their base-model Mac Pro?
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Computational EM/Physics Workstation Build

I would like to build a dedicated computer for computational EM/Physics. I'll be starting my Master's in EE in the Fall 2019. I need some advice on the best processor to use, i.e. Intel vs AMD, as ...
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Should I switch from intel core i3 2100 to i5 2500k or i7 2770k for easy working in android studio in 2019

I currently own an old pc with 2gb ram, i3 2100 and with no gpu. So i am thinking to upgrade it to i5 2500k or i7 2700k with 16 gb ram, nvidia 710 2 gb vram and 320 gb ssd Will it be enough to carry ...
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Low end GPU with a 250 watt PSU

I apologise in advance if I have posted this in the wrong stackechange site, I wasn't quite sure which to post it on and this one seemed like the best match. I am looking for a very low end GPU for ...
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Slow training time deep neural network

I am training a Text-to-Speech synthesis model (Tacotron 2) on an Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650 (Macbook Pro 2017). As you can see, the training time is very slow. It takes forever to run the script ...
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What's the appropriate hardware to use VTK-based applications?

I am developing applications VTK-based similar to Paraview or those for Windows OS. Currently, I am having trouble with the GPU (NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS) since the screen shows noise (random colored ...
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Stand-alone or build-in graphics card for Adobe products?

I am looking to buy a new PC and the question is, weather a dedicated graphics card is useful or if the build-in will be enough. What I use is mostly Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop and Illustrator. Also ...
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GPU theory - games vs video rendering

I'm looking for a gaming computer that will render the sharpest 4K videos of outdoor scenes well, and I'm wondering how the reviews of how GPUs do with games relate to that. I've found the Digital ...
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Recommendation a GPU upgrade for old computer

I am currently building a new PC so I'm looking to give away my previous self build from 2011'ish to the kids. What I was wondering is would a modern graphics card, say something like a GTX 1660Ti be ...
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What setup is ideal for running Excel?

I make financial models which take a lot of calculation power for a couple of reasons: I run Monte Carlo simulations (VBA) with up to 100 different simulated input variables for a million plus ...
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Can I do decent deep learning research with a consumer desktop GPU? If so, which one?

I have had the opportunity of doing deep learning research in institutions with access to powerful GPU clusters. Now I don't longer have access to these ones, and I'm thinking about buying a consumer ...
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Dual monitor setup on a Radeon RX 470 (total resolution 4480x1080)

My actual single screen setup is an Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 470 Gaming OC 4GB GDDR5 (2x DVI-D, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort 1.2; max resolution 5120x2880) on which I have connected an 21:9 2560x1080 ...
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HDMI Graphics processor for a

I am using a NHD-3.5-320240FT-CSXN-CTP (320x240 pixels), LCD screen from Newhaven display. I want to be able to hook it up via HDMI from my laptop (ideally duplicating my laptop screen onto the LCD) ...
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What is the best choice for AI GPU? [closed]

AI and Deep learning use GPU for speed up their learning process, now the question is what is the best choice for buying Graphic card? Single GTX1080T on 1 PC or Double GTX1070T on 1 PC? Can we use 2 ...
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What specification of a workstation shall I look for to be used for Machine learning and Reconstruction? [duplicate]

I have to purchase a workstation at office. I have very little knowledge about hardware and what config (GPU, Memory, Processor) should I take so that it has enough hardware to work with state of the ...
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RTX2060 and i5-4430 - does this combination make sense? [closed]

I'm planning an upgrade of a gaming PC. This is my current setup: CPU: Intel Core i5-4430 @ 3.00GHz MB: ASUS H-81 Plus GPU: GeForce GTX 560 Ti RAM: 8 GB I want to replace GPU with RXT2060 and later ...
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GTX 1070 vs R9 Fury vs R9 Nano for Premiere Pro and After Effects?

Recently, my brother has decided to go into Video Editing and Special Effects. He currently has a a laptop, with a Core i5-7300HQ, A GTX 1050 4GB, 8GB DDR3 and a 1 TB HDD. Now. while these specs are ...
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Controller for Autonomous Mining Vehicle

What is a good CUDA enabled controller for an autonomous mining vehicle? It needs to be vibration resistant, atleast IP67, have 4 CAN ports, and 1 ethernet port. I am using python / ROS for vision,...
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GPU and CPU needed for multiple chrome browsers running online 2d games [closed]

I will have 20-30 docker containers each running debian, and a chrome browser running in each of those. Each browser will be playing online slot games. My current computer doesn't have a good ...
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Should I go for better processor or better GPU for graphics rendering?

I need a new laptop. I am not considering building a desktop. I work with 3D modeling of furniture/ambients and rendering software such as sketchup/vray and I need mobility. Should I invest in a ...
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Recommended GPU for watching movies on 4k or 1440p quad monitor setup

My goal is to obtain a productivity setup with quad (four) monitor setup that can handle 3 1440p monitors, and 1 4k monitor for movies (no gaming on that specific monitor). Would 1070ti be enough or ...
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Recommendation for Laptop with RTX Graphics

Intro I have seen some information scattered online about various new laptops that are bound to be released on 29th January 2019, which feature the new NVIDIA RTX graphics cards. However, each online ...
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Best PSU Option for a Lenovo M92P OEM Full Desktop?

Let me clear up as best I can... I am contemplating pulling the trigger on a refurbished Lenovo M92P OEM Desktop Tower that I found for cheap online, the tower looks like this --> Currently, the ...
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AMD A12-9720P + Radeon RX 540 vs Intel I5 7200U + NVIDIA 940MX - Which is the best?

I'm choosing between two laptops from Acer: A515-41G-1480: (1) CPU: AMD A12-9720P 2.7Ghz (2) RAM: 8GB DDR4 (3) GPU: Radeon RX 540 2GB DDR5 (4) HD: 1TB; A515-51G-50W8: (1) CPU: Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5 ...
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Motherboard + NIC advice for dev/research workstation

I'm looking for hardware configuration pieces of advice. I'm having 2 computers, one hyperconvergent server, and one workstation for which I'm planning the hardware. The workstation will be for dev ...
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thunderbolt 3 to pci express adapter

I've a Thinkpad X1 3rd generation tablet, which has thunderbolt 3 slots. I am thinking about getting an external GPU enclosure since the thunderbolt 3 protocol itself supports interfacing with PCIe. ...
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2x GTX770 SLI --> New card

Dear hardware enthusiasts, I need your advice. My 4 years old gaming PC is currently running 2x GTX770 in SLI. I plan to upgrade to a single powerful gaming card. My budget is enough for GTX 1080 Ti, ...
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Best graphic cards and eGPUs for MacBook Pro 15" mid-2015

I'm looking for external GPU options for a power boost for a mid-2015 MacBook Pro 15 inch. It is used for animation production and 3D rendering, using software such as Aftereffects and Maya. I don't ...
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4k Video direct to GPU

Is there a type of hardware spec on a CPU or any way in general to achieve this: I'd like to take 4k video from an external source and input it directly into the GPU of my computer so I can avoid the ...
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CPU intensive workload and spare time utilization

Backgroud I'm working on a project to use cool a server with watercooling and use this heat for my house. I'm planning to cool the CPU and memory (maybe GPU). It will host my own websites as well as ...
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Laptop with a touchscreen, Ethernet, and SD card reader?

I'm currently looking at laptops that could replace an old one I have, but have been having difficulty finding one that has what I want. Requirements: has a touchscreen has a dedicated graphics card ...
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Connecting 25+ bluetooth devices and 3+ displays

I want to set up a special training room in the gym I work for, but being mostly a software guy, hardware is sometimes a mystery to me. The idea is the following: have 3+ displays showing videos of ...
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USB dock or KVM switch?

I just got a new PC at work (HP Z2 with Win10 x64), but for legacy product support I need to maintain a legacy machine (Dell Optiplex 9010) with Windows 7 x64 and x86 as well. IT was having issues ...
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Replacement graphics card for a R9 290X CF setup

I'm looking for a proper replacement card (or cards) for my current R9 290X cards. I currently run two of them in CF (three will not increase the performance significant, only the power consumption). ...
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Hardware upgrade after a long time: which MB, RAM, CPU, and GPU? [closed]

Time to upgrade my desktop PC, which - unlike most people - I do very rarely, which also means that I'm currently quite out of practice with buying new HW. My computing and graphics needs are not ...
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Macbook eGPU to be used only for external monitors

I have a Macbook Pro (13 inch, two Thunderbolt 3 ports) connected to two external monitors. I'm looking to purchase a GPU to sit in an eGPU enclosure (the AKiTiO node) purely to be able to support ...
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Advice on graphics card [closed]

I'm looking to upgrade my computers graphics from integrated graphics to a dedicated graphics card. My question is two fold: Is this the PCI Express slot? With an AMD A10-7800 Radeon R7, 12 Compute ...
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Appropriate power meter for CPU and GPU power consumption?

I want to buy a power meter in order to measure CPU and GPU power consumption, on a remoter desktop machine (in which I have physical access). The software is ubuntu 18.04, I can measure the nvidia ...
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Is a Deep Learning + High Performance Workstation impossible with current hardware offerings? (Late 2018)

I would like a desktop computer which is fast and snappy for common "power user" workflows (eg. coding IDEs, 20+ Chrome tabs, Blender, Audio Editing, Web/File Server, Backup server) and also has the ...
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ASICs for Machine Learning

I do not want to choose any of NVIDIA's consumer-grade GPUs as they are mainly gaming oriented and the price I'd be paying wouldn't be justified as I won't be using any game-play oriented features ...
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Graphic card for developer box with 3 x WQXGA

I'm thinking about the HW for my new Linux developer computer. The only unclear part is the graphic card as I need it to support three monitors, each having 2560 x 1600 pixels and only DualLink DVI ...
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Choosing Graphics Card for OpenCV

I'm looking for a graphics card that minimizes the amount of time taken to upload 4k video frames from Opencv to the GPU. OpenCV uses opencl behind the scenes to do GPU related calculations but I've ...
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Looking for a two in one laptop with the ability connect to three-four monitors

I live in Sydney, Australia. I'm upgrading my programming workstation. my requirements basically are a upper mid-tier performance laptop - at least 3.5GHz core processing which has been customised ...
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Monitor to buy for i5-6600K / GTX 1070

My PC is: i5-6600K on Asus Z170-A Gigabyte GTX 1070 G1 Gaming 8GB 16GB RAM I have 2 monitors - Dell U2414H and old Samsung that I want to replace. I choosing between: 2nd Dell U2414H Dell U2715H (...