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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What's good GPU upgrade based on my current hardware?

Hoping to get some opinions/recommendations based on my current hardware setup. I've done some research, but I would like to get some feedback on my specific hardware components, and whether anything ...
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Graphics card upgrade for a “Early 2008” Mac Pro

I have a "Early 2008" Mac Pro (MacPro3,1) which has a NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT in it (the mid-range choice at the time). Unfortunately, it only has 512 MB of VRAM, and that's getting to be more and ...
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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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How Do I Go From PCI-E 16 To PCI Graphics?

I have this mini-itx motherboard with a PCI-E 16 slot. I also have an old all-in-one PC that I am refurbishing/upgrading with this motherboard. The screen is connected to a PCI graphics card via a ...
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External GPU card for iMac

I have an iMac 27 (core i5, 8gb ram, AMD Radeon R9 M290X 2gb) and this is not enough for some new games. So are there external graphics card box, which capable of operate on the internal monitor iMac ...
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Is the ASUS Radeon R9 390 STRIX 8Gb a product that would be advisable to buy?

I currently have a MSI R9 380 GAMING 4Gb card, and was wondering how it would compare to my current card? (E.G. performance to dollar wise) And if not what would be a viable alternative for around ...
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Replacement Cooler For Asus 760 OEM 3GB Graphics Card

I'm looking for recommendations for a replacement cooler for my ASUS OEM 3GB Graphics Card. It's a single fan, however the mounting bracket for the fan is X shaped rather than the tri-point versions I'...
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Hardware to connect PC to analog TV

I want to use a TV that is on my bedroom with the computer, the TV has awesome quality, I am yet to see a "flat" TV that matches its picture quality without the price going in the 10.000 USD+ in my ...
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GeForce GTX * in Matlab?

This benchmark here shows that GTX 670 is better in some conditions. GTX 670 supports Cuda 3, while GTX 750 Ti supports CUDA 5 but GTX 960 supports Cuda 5.2. However, I have no experience how much ...
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Cheapest (jun 2020) discrete GPU with working powersaving on GNU / Linux multihead

With working I mean GNU/Linux temperatures should not exceed Windows' ones by 10 C° with low performance profile. Preferably powersaving support over multi monitor configurations should be present ...
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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 and GPU for high-end terminal server balanced against low energy consumption, and low heat

UPDATE 1, 2, 3 at the end My first post on Hardware Recommendations. Incidentally, my question also pertains to my first time building a "computer". So heads up, there will be many factual errors ...
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How to record 5-8 RCA A/V inputs on Linux? (24/7)

I am trying to record 5-8 RCA A/V inputs on an Ubuntu machine. This is the research I've managed so far: Easycap RCA to USB is a good device at a dirt cheap price. Except if your give it an HD video,...
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Future-proof eGPU enclosure for Macbook

With the vast amount of graphics card enclosures appearing on the market, I need some help choosing a future-proof one with the following guidelines: I have a Mid-2015 MacBook Pro (2,5 GHz Intel Core ...
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Laptop recommendation for 2 monitors at home, drawing, programming and occasionally gaming

Lately I have been running in problem with my recent laptop and i have decided to buy a new one. I have been looking for a laptop to answer the following things: Powerful CPU (Kaby Lake i7 with Dual ...
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Multi monitor frustration

what is the best GPU/Card to use for my work-only rig. I do mainly dev work, Webdesign, massive multitasking with sometimes over 50 browser tabs open on each monitor. I don't game on this PC at all. ...
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Mid/high end graphic card with no power draw from PCIe slot (6/8pin only)

Typical graphic card draws power from PCIe slot (up to 75W) and the rest is taken from auxiliary 6 or 8 pin connectors (PEG). I have a non-conforming motherboard that says "25W max" on PCIe slot, ...
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Lenovo ideapad 320 or Asus ROG for graphic/web design?

I need some advice on the laptop for design. I'm in between two options, more or less equal in price. What i use it for UX/UI design, hence Photoshop with tens of artboards (here is the adoby info ...
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GPU for gaming, good VR support and ML on Linux

I don't want NVIDIA, I have experienced first hand its terrible VR support (Alyx, after many months, still runs like garbage on 2080ti) and even for non-VR games NVIDIA is usually much slower in ...
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Nivdia graphic card no larger than 125mm supporting ray tracing which can work with pcie gen 3.0 and with dvi or hdmi video output

It s well known that graphic cards don t respect pcie standard size. And I just figured out that it can matter the $$ way. Well at least with that too large by 1 or 2 cm (whether considering the space ...
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eGPU for work environment suggestions

I have a task to build a few high-end PCs for video rendering, what I was wondering it might be better to have an eGPU so whenever anyone needs to do rendering they can process via eGPU. The local ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 or GTX 1660 Ti for 144Hz display laptop?

I'm planning to buy a laptop for work (mainly simulations/scientific computing + general use). I found the following two models: Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH-PG0 and Lenovo Legion Y540-15IRH. The specs ...
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Recommendation for Machine Learning Computer

I want to build a computer for machine learning using this processor: AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper 3970X Which of these graphics cards is the best for AI? NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 ...
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Tesla V100 GPU server

I'm planning to build a GPU server with two Tesla V100 cards but I'm not sure about what kind of connection to ask: SXM2 or PCIe. Is it possible to build an SXM2-based GPU server using only two ...
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Is Nvidia's GEFORCE GTX 1650 suitable for scientific computing and simulation?

I use LinuxMint OS, and work with Fortran, Python, and Openfoam for scientific computing and fluid dynamics simulation. I am buying a new laptop from ASUS that has GEFORCE GTX 1650 (4 GB) card (fits ...
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What’s the cheapest hardware that include a 8GB NVIDIA GPU?

I’m building a product that uses NVIDIA GPUs and need 8GB of GPU RAM. also, my code is currently based on Windows. Is there a box with an Intel processor that can run any kind of Windows (embedded?) ...
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Recommended PSU for a 6 card mining rig?

As the question suggests... Some background info first.... I'm looking at building quite a few mining rigs that can mine a wide variety of coins. Each rig is going to have 6 GPUs each, and are going ...
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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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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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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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Two motherboards, same case, how best to proceed with GPU options? (Upgrade vs Replace)

I recently obtained an i7 8700k that is sitting at 5.0ghz without even trying under a D15s, all on an ASUS ROG Maximus Hero with 32GB of G.Skill TridentZ. This was to replace my 4.78 Ghz i7 2600k ...
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GPU with hevc AND crf encoding on ffmpeg?

Since I have my son I record looooots of 4k videos. By default it take about 400 MB per minute. Thoses videos are recorded with an iPhone or a Galaxy S7. So the phones are not powerful enough to ...
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Budget GPU for Ryzen 5 1600 on ASUS PRIME X370-PRO to play 4k video?

I have around 200€ to spend on a graphics card to go together with my Ryzen 5 1600 CPU on an ASUS PRIME X370-PRO mobo. My goal is to be able to play 4k 60Hz video on one monitor. Neither gaming nor ...
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Vrm Heatsink recommendations

So I've been looking for a cheap, quality solution to cool the VRM's on my XFX R9 270. Im trying to avoid bought heat-sinks for the fact that thermal pads can get pricey, and I'm weary of using ...
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PCI-E Riser Card Cable?

I have this problem with my motherboard that if I put in two graphics cards, all of my other PCI slots are blocked. There is a small gap, and I found out the there are such things as riser cards that ...
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PC Benchmarking for QGIS?

I've just started working as a GIS technician in a land agency firm. I'm handling large datasets such as historic house sales (~500,000 rows of data per year) and executing heavy duty operations, sub-...
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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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Can motherboard limit maximal resolution with external graphics card?

My mother uses an old computer with Intel DG45ID motherboard. It has an internal GMA 4500 GPU which supports up to 2048*1536 resolution (I assume the mobile GPU is no more capable than the desktop ...
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Not so expensive desktop parts (processor and gpu) recommendation

I currently have Dell 7570 15" laptop. Upgraded with 16 GB RAM, 4 GB 940MX graphics card and i7 8th gen processor. But still my laptop struggles in playing games at even medium settings and a ...
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Mixing different GPU architectures for deep learning?

Currently, we have a configuration with 4xRTX 2080 Ti GPUs used for deep learning (keras and pytorch), and we'd like to upgrade the server with additional card(s). RTX 3090 and RTX 8000 came up as ...
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PC recomandations for using Blender

I have noticed that my PC build seems to struggle a bit doing certain tasks in blender such as rendering and baking. Just wondering if there is anything obvious about my PC build that can be upgraded ...
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Should I buy a EVGA 600 BR? Should this solve my problem?

I'm having trouble with my new GPU and I think it's a power issue, and I would like a recommendation about what PSU to buy (if my PSU isn't good enough). The setup: PSU Mars Gaming MPII 550, CPU i5-...
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Connect NVIDIA RTX 6000 with 2 ATX 6000 Cards with Bridge

I would like to get a information. I have currently on my PC a Quadro RTX 6000. I would like to buy 2 new cards A6000. Is there a way to have 2 bridges which would allow to connect the 3 cards (1 RTX ...
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Which CPU should I choose ? 10700K, Ryzen 3900X or 11700K?

The RTX 3080 arriving it seems in September, I started to build my new rig. I selected 3 processors for this but I'm still really hesitant, I actually need help in choosing: 10700K: Pros: Currently ...
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Recomendations for Discrete Graphics Linux Laptop of Thinkpad Build Quality

I'm currently looking for a laptop with discrete graphics that will work properly with Linux. I would like to avoid optimus as it never works right, and doesn't put things on the gpu when I want them ...
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Connecting 8pin/6+8pin RTX 2060 to 2x6+2 pin Chieftec CTG-750C?

I see that the Nvidia RTX 2060 comes with 8pin or 6+8pin power ports, but my power supply, Chieftec CTG-750C, only has 2x6+2 pin power ports. Which RTX 2060 should I buy so I can connect it to my ...
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Upgrading an old Toshiba

My old Toshiba Satellite L500 13w is becoming slower. I have had few problems with it until now, it's been pretty reliable since I first bought it - brand new - about ten years ago. I changed the ...
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Recommended GPU for dual monitors on a 250w PSU? (Windows 10)

I have a PC that currently has an old Asus 6600 GT graphics card in it, but there doesn't appear to be any Windows 10 drivers available for it. Can anyone recommend a GPU that will run on a 250W ...
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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 ...