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GPU compute grayed out [duplicate]

In Blender The GPU-Compute button is greyed out. I have a fully updated system with a Nvidia GTX video card and the current version of blender. http://image.prntscr.com/image/...
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CUDA rendering on Linux Mint or Ubuntu variants [duplicate]

I know that nobody likes duplicate questions, but I haven't found my answer on any of the other questions with this topic. I built a computer with a GeForce GTX 750 GPU (made by Gigabyte). It ...
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No CUDA option in system preferences - is it my driver? [duplicate]

I have the latest version of Blender installed (2.69) on Debian stable, and in System Preferences there is no CUDA (GPU) option for compute device. The graphics card is Nvidia GeForce 430. It supports ...
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Blender keeps wanting to use my CPU instead of my assigned gpu [duplicate]

So just to start off, I have checked that all the hardware I have is compatible with one another, and I have no problem running video games which use up my gpu and cpu in unison. However, when it ...
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Blender CUDA Rendering [duplicate]

I am using Blender 2.66a a nVidia GT 520 and Ubuntu 13.10. I wanted to enable GPU rendering. But in the System Panel there is no 'CUDA' Option. I know that this Card supports CUDA, because I have ...
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Blender still using CPU even when I have CUDA chosen in preferences? [duplicate]

The problem is as title suggests, I selected CUDA and checked my GPU in preferences for the Cycles Render Device see here. But when I'm running my render, the CPU usage is anywhere from 88-99% and the ...
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Why is the 'GPU compute' render option blurred out for me? [duplicate]

I think it would be faster to render with my gpu, but I can't seem to select it. My GPU is an MSI gtx 1050 ti
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Gpu rendering problem [duplicate]

I have been advised to download cuda and I downloaded nvidia cuda version 6.5,yet the cycle compute showed none. what should I do? Help me please. I'm using windows 7 im trying to enable graphics ...
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how to enable GPU option in user preferences [duplicate]

i was searching online tips to speed up the time of rendering, and i've found one screenshot which is like this but in my case there is no option of GPU in the compute device section, have a look at ...
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Why is the GPU grayed out? [duplicate]

Here is the very elaborate, confusing, even befuddling image which I have selected at the time of this strange error occurring. https://i.stack.imgur.com/cNjzD.png
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blender on linux, no gpu renderer [duplicate]

I've a problem with GPU activation in blender. I've found same problem here already, however it didn't help. I've a GeForce 750Ti graphics card with proprietary drivers installed (not from site but ...
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After many tries, CUDA rendering still doesnt show up [duplicate]

Ubuntu 15.04 Nvidia GTX 650 YES, I have tried modprobe. Nothing works. I'm using the proprietary drivers (352.63). Still, when I look at the menu, all that shows up is "CPU". It really sucks to have ...
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Cycles GPU Render button is looking passive [duplicate]

I am adding a image. Why i can't use this render?. I am using Windows 10 and AMD Radeon Software. My Blender versiyon is 2.79. I did install yesterday (27.06.18) I can't find a solution for AMD Radeon ...
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How do i set Cycles render to GPU? [duplicate]

Im still very new to blender and would like to know how i can do this i cant seem to find any options for it.
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Render failure — GPU [duplicate]

So I'm trying to render using my GPU (Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536 MB on MacOS), but every time it fails. I went to the system preferences, checked "CUDA" and it selected my graphics card (so it would ...
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GPU compute problems [duplicate]

i have a Intel Pentium is there ANY possible way to use it for GPU compute ? And can some one explain how GPU works and why my Intel is not compatible.
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Why is my render taking so long?

My interior is rendering almost two hours and it shows only 2 samples that have been rendered. I don't quite know how to select properly those render settings to make good quality interior scene. ...
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How to enable GPU rendering on older Nvidia GPUs?

I have an older Nvidia graphics card that I would like to use for GPU rendering with cycles. However, I am having difficulty enabling this feature. If I open up User Preferences, I see the following: ...
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Is it possible to do OpenCL rendering on Intel processors?

Intel processors have supported OpenCL for a long time now; latest versions (Haswell and above) support OpenCL 2.0 or better. Why don't we have a GPU rendering option when using Blender on these ...
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How to enable CUDA on Ubunutu 14.04 for a GTX 970?

Yes, I've read this post already. But it didn't work. Now I'm looking for more information and ways to diagnose the problem... and perhaps find a solution. The base system is an Ubuntu machine (14.04 ...
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Enabling OpenCL GPU rendering for Cycles on Linux?

I followed the answer on this question for blender 2.7x, but I still don't see the option to enable GPU rendering for cycles, as shown in this screenshot: I'm using an RX 560 on Debian 11 ...
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Blender Crashes when Switching to Cycles Engine

I open a blank Blender project, I go to switch it to cycles. The entire program pauses for about a second, then crashes completely. This also happens to a project I have been working on. ...
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Geforce 210 with Cycles?

As a present I got the Asus Geforce 210. I know that it is a very cheap graphics card, but is it possible to use it for cycles rendering?
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How do I get Cycles to use GPU on a linux server?

Inspired by this question: Enabling GPU rendering for Cycles? I have access to a Linux server that is equipped with GeForce GTX TITAN X. Now Cycles still renders everything with CPU. How can I get it ...
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Blender freezes when rendering,building the last samples

Out of sudden the Blender freezes when rendering on Cycles.Always at the same moment.When the image is almost done,that is to say Path tracing title is done 135/135 and it's building up samples,at the ...
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Cannot change to GPU Rendering [closed]

I use Blender with my iMac Late 2012 and I have the graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M. In the internet it says, that this graphics card has CUDA but however I cannot change the 'Compute Device' in ...
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How do I know if Blender is making use of CUDA to render? [closed]

I am using Blender 2.69 from the Linux Mint Software Manager on a system with a GTX 950, just checking to see if it will recognize CUDA. After some work, I've gotten the CUDA drivers from Nvidia ...
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Problem with GPU- rendering particles. CUDA error in Cycles [duplicate]

I get this CUDA error: Out of memory in cuMemAlloc(&device_pointer,size) when I try to render the image with particles (hair) with my GPU. It doesn't render at all (even with experimental chosen). ...
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GPU rendering on AMD Radeon HD 6800 series

My graphics card is AMD Radeon HD 6800 series. Can it rendering on GPU? And if it so, how to do it? Rendering animations on CPU it's veeeeeeery for a long time. 1 frame ~ 7-15 minutes & it's only ...
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Cuda acceleration with CUDA 1.2 [duplicate]

I've got a GeForce 330M and CUDA 1.2 as a consequence. But Blender supports only >=2.0. I read this page and they say that I have to use Cuda toolkit 5.0. BUT: the link leads to toolkit 6.0.37 => ...
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Support is planned OpenCL 1.0 in Cycles?

I have an AMD graphics card (HD 5830), but the rendering runs on the CPU, because Blender not see my graphics card. I think that it will render faster on the GPU than the CPU. UPD: I waited the ...
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CUDA option not shown when using an old GPU

It looks like this is a common problem, but I can't find any forum post that has a solution to my situation: I have no CUDA tab in system settings in Blender. My data: Windows 10 64bit Blender v2....
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How to enable CUDA rendering without running as root?

I am using Linux Mint 17, and I am very happy that I was finally able to get my GPU to render on it. My problem was that I needed to properly run Blender as root. However, when rebooting my computer, ...
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GPU Render with opensource AMD Ubuntu 16.04 driver

Is there any way that I can make GPU renders now that is no more flgrx for Ubuntu !? I've already installed the mesa-opencl-icd and the ...
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Blender 2.71 Cycles render preview graphic purple (no missing textures)

Some weeks ago I downloaded Blender 2.71 (Win64) from the official website. The version I was using before was the 2.69, which didn´t give me any problem. But the newest version wont let me use the ...
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How to debug why can't select NVidia card? (Cycles renderer/CUDA support)

I seem to have lost ability to select NVidia (and cycles renderer engine) after some hardware fixes (changes were made to replace components with same components, so in theory there should be no ...
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does more processors and cores help performance?

These are my specs -i3 @3.70 Ghz 2 cores 4 logical processors -8 Gb Ram -147 gb C: Drive -1.81 Tb D: drive when I use rendered view in blender the sampling is really slow (like 1 sample per ...
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How to install the latest version of Blender

I've use the Ubuntu 14.04. Know anyone how can I install the latest version of blender from terminal? And after that how can I make cycle render work?
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Nvidia Quadro K1100M. No GPU listed

There is no GPU listed in Compute Device section in my Blender 2.77a x64 under Windows 7 in ...
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Cycles uses processor as compute device

My problem is that my graphics card is not available in the compute device option: Instead it shows my Intel Core 2 Duo, which is my processor. Already set ...
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GPU compute not working for Blender 2.78c with EVGA GTX1070 on Ubuntu Mate 17.04

First, installed Blender 2.76b from Software Boutique of Ubuntu Mate 17.04. No GPU compute option was available. Second, downloaded blender-2.78c-linux-glibc219-x86_64.tar.bz2: md5checksum was correct....
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I cannot enable CUDA in blender even though I have nvidia graphics card installed?

I have nvidia graphics card installed in my system but i cannot seem to enable cuda in user preferences. There is only one option under compute device i.e. CPU. Is there something i am not doing that ...
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What can I do to speed up GPU rendering? [closed]

Having just run the BMW Benchmark, I got roughly the following: GPU: Just over 17 minutes CPU: Just over 3 minutes Is this right? Surely not? That is a huge difference. Could it be that I have not ...
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How do I fix the issue of my computer crashing wehenver I try to render an animation in blender cycles?

I use Blender 2.79 because the newest version doesn't work on my old computer. My Computer crashes whenever I try to render an animation with 185 frames in Blender cycles. I tried both exporting it ...
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Using GPU (need OpenCL 1.1)

I just started learning blender and I have NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M. I am trying to use GPU in blender. I am not sure how all this works yet, but I believe I need to install OpenCL 1.1. I am wondering ...
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Cycles Render - Rendering Time

I have an iMac and I'd like to make it faster. I've made some modifications following some tutorials, but the process is still very slow, and I feel like the real change would be to set GPU instead of ...
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How can I use my Intel HD Graphics 6000 for Cycles render? [duplicate]

I'm new to the community and I have no clue about where to look for an answer to this question. I'm also new in Blender. I have a MacBook Air (2017) with a 1,8 GHz Intel i5 and an Intel HD Graphics ...
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How do I enable GPU rendering for Radeon 5870 in Linux?

I am running Ubuntu 18.04, I use blender 2.79, and my GPU is an ATI Radeon HD 5870. I am really hoping someone here can help me with setting up GPU rendering. I have installed many different ...
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Selecting CUDA as compute device

I'm using a GTX 1080 on this machine, have the latest drivers, and the CUDA development kit, but I still can't change the Compute Device. In fact, I can't even see the selection "None". The button ...
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Why is the preview render slower than the final render? [duplicate]

Firstly, sorry if that's a stupid question. I'm kinda noob :P The thing is that "normal" rendering with GPU is slower than rendering in preview. I made sure that the resolution in which I render is ...

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