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A graphics processing unit (GPU) is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the rendering or output images.

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Blender and GPU AMD Radeon 520 [closed]

I have one questions. I'm buying a new laptop, do I wonder if the GPU AMD Radeon 520 is good enough to work with a blender program? thanks for the help and answer :)
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Is Nvidia Geforce rtx 2070 super compatible with blender 2.8

I was thinking of building a new PC for Blender and I wanted to know if this card is compatible as I couldn't find it in Blenchmarks. Also is it ok to have the primary GPU a Quadro and then have the ...
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GPU Memory or CPU Cores [closed]

I'm deciding on a machine to get and I've narrowed it down to two machines. Both machines are going to have fast hard drives and at least 64GB of system memory. The specifications I am debating are ...
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Help with GPU Shader Drawing?

So I am trying to make a custom brush size similar to Sculpt mode: This is for visualizing the Brush Proximity for an object with Dynamic Paint modifier. I have this example which draws a rectangle ...
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Blender 2.81 with Nvidia Quadro 2000m

I recently installed Blender - the latest update. Never before used this software. I have a relative old PC, HP 8560w with a quadro 2000m graphic card. My first problem was an error with "no open GL" ...
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Cycles 2.81a not detecting my R9 270 as a rendering device [duplicate]

I searched for this problem already, and it seems people were having the same issue with older versions of blender. Is this card no longer supported by blender?
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Which is better multiple weak GPUs or a single strong one?

Assuming all GPUs have the same vram Does having multiple older GTX cards out perform a new single strong RTX card?
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How much performance boost does higher multi-render gpu give?

I'm trying to decide between GeForce 1660 super and 1650 super for budget reasons. I'll be using blender for animation, and most likely not high in polygons. gpu.userbenchmark site shows that 1660 ...
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GPU along with CPU rendering performance

Blender 2.8 has a user preference of using GPU and CPU simultaneously during rendering. So, when a scene is getting rendered using this preference and 4 threads: Is it true that during the beginning ...
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My laptop is crashing througth renders, is my graphic card too old?

Hi (forgive my bad English), I have a HP Zbook i7, with a Nvidia Quadro K2100M. I use Blender (2.81) mainly to render clean mesh objects with some basic texture and hdri ligthing so I can have some ...
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OptiX Tile Size and Render Times

OptiX rendering, to my knowledge, uses the RT cores in the Turing architecture cards like my 2060. How does tile size affect the render speed? As far as I know the general rule is to increase tile ...
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Is the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT with Navi 10 compatible with Blender 2.81 on Linux?

If I want to select my GPU under OpenCL, I only get the following message: "No compatible path tracking GPUs found. Cycles are rendered on the CPU" I've already ...
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Blender 2.81's render device set to GPU doesn't show the viewpport render

So I was tweaking my node setup in the world background when suddenly everything turned grey. I tried to undo the steps but nothing changed. A bit later, I switched my rendering device to CPU and it ...
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Which Nvidia RTX attributes are the important ones? [closed]

This RTX family of Video Cards includes different generations of GDDR ram and amounts and multiple price points as well as so many clock speeds and OC options. Rather than just throw money at a high-...
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How many CPU cores does Blender support and make sense? [duplicate]

everybody, i want to "build" a new computer for myself. Blender benefits from several cores. How many does Blender support and how many do actually make sense? Greetings Ralf
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Why do volumetrics render noisier when using GPU then when using CPU in Cycles?

Alrighty. I've searched all over the place and even put in a couple of requests from every deity I could think of, but nothing on my issue. So, I'm messing around with making up volumetric light ...
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No compatible GPUs found for path tracing ?? Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 1536 MB (Mac) [duplicate]

Anyone know how to GPU render in this mac MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) 2,3 GHz Intel Core i5 Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 1536 MB I would appreciate any information
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2D 'POST_VIEW' drawing with gpu.types.GPUShader(vertex_shader, fragment_shader)

I can use gpu.shader.from_builtin("2D_UNIFORM_COLOR") to draw a square to a view (the nodeview), and give it a single color, but I want to use a custom shader. Does ...
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How do I render a cycles animation with mainly my GPU on Blender 2.81? (Windows 10) [duplicate]

I've got an Intel core i7-9700k CPU and a recently installed NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics card. When I'm rendering out an animation in Cycles, I select the "CUDA" option in preferences, only ...
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How to have two GPUs (RX 5700 XT & RX 580) recognized by Blender simultaneously

I'm struggling to get both of my GPUs to be recognized by Blender at the same time. They seem to require different ICDs to function: RX 5700 XT: ...
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Blender GPU Support on Linux with AMD Radeon Pro WX 7100 Mobile

I have a Dell Precision 7740 running on Ubuntu 18.04 Linux with an AMD/ATI Radeon Pro WX 7100 graphics card and a much less powerful Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Mobile). I'd like to utilize the graphics ...
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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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Can I have rendering be based on GPU with an Intel graphics card? [duplicate]

I'm running on a laptop with an Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620. I have no Nvidia devices I can use but I'm hoping I can make this work. I'm wondering if there is any way I can make rendering run on GPU in ...
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Rendering on command-line with GPU?

I am trying to submit a render job via slurm on our cluster with blender 2.8, that is, completely command-line based with no way to start the GUI on the computing nodes. I have assigned 38 CPU to the ...
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GPU & CPU setups, what is appropriate?

I have an older system that I am using blender 2.81 on, as it will not run 2.8 and shuts off. I am wondering what should I do for best viewport performance with a 24gb ram, hex core x5675, desktop, ...
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Blender 2.8 GPU Cycles Compatibility .. NVidia Quadro M1000M … Windows 10

Recently Blender 2.8 ... Windows 10. Cycles Rendering rejected a NVidia 670M Mobile Card in Laptop 01. Probably based on NVidia Compute Capability. Should I expect a NVidia Quadro M1000M to be ...
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Best GPU and RAM upgrade for compaq elite 8300 sff [closed]

I would like it to be equal or less than seven hundred dollars American. Thanks in advance!
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volume crashes with rx580

(viewport not final render)keeping crashing whenever i use volume with my rx580 it load the meshs and when it began to render it crash if i do not end task the blender in split of a sec my pc gose ...
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How to use more GPU memory to render faster?

When I render a scene the GPU memory usage is only ~10% even less than that (477Mb). Is there any way to use more of the GPU memory and make the rendering process faster? I render each frame at the ...
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No Compatible GPUs found … Blender 2.8 User Preferences

No Compatible GPUs found ... Seen in Blender 2.8 User Preferences System ... Cycles Render Devices ... Version 2.78 recognizes the GPU. I understand that 2.78 and 2.8 have different requirements. ...
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Blender Crashes Requesting more GPU Memory

I was working on the nodes withing the shader editor and suddenly this pop up appeared asking for more GPU memory. The current configuration of my system is 16 gb ram nvidia quadro k2000 2gb It ...
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gbl shader blender 2.8

After adding an draw handler to my operator my terminal is showing the following: ...
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question about GPU simulations [duplicate]

I have bought a new laptop and I am using blender now for a couple weeks. IS it normal that blender uses only the CPU for baking phisics? And is there a way to use the GPU for baking?
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GPU render cycles

My laptop didn't use my GPU for renderen in cycles. What can I do. Which settings do I have to swich? I had tried to switch the setting but nothing works. I have downloaded cuda but I don't knpw what ...
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Desktop GTX 1070 barely faster than GTX 1050-Ti mobile in cycles

I'm rendering 10 frames of a scene both on a Dell XPS 15 Notebook and my Desktop PC. Desktop: i5-2500K + GTX 1070 8GB Notebook: i7-8750H + GTX 1050-Ti mobile Desktop: CPU (i5-2500K): 2:34 min GPU ...
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How to select all non-CPU CUDA or non-CPU OpenCL devices for Cycles rendering (command line)?

I'm looking for a way to have Blender 2.8 render with Cycles using CUDA but only for Nvidia GPUs (no CPUs selected) and do the same using OpenCL with only AMD GPUs (no CPUs selected). My goal is to ...
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Ubuntu Blender 2.8 wont detect Nvidia GPU

I have re installed drivers twice, and re installed blender, watched a couple of tutorials but i cant seem to get the option to select my GPU in CUDA >n< ,it is a 1050 mobile, im testing ubuntu on ...
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Blender 2.8 GUI lag when rendering (F12 & viewport render preview)

So I have a laptop with 2 GPUs: an Intel HD 520 and a Geforce 940MX. In the case of 2.79, if I had set Blender to run on the nVidia GPU in the NV control panel, there was a horrible GUI lag when ...
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GPU Python module: why drawed pixels are shifted in the result image?

I'm using Python gpu module to render some simple rectangles in a 2D image. The script retrieves current render settings: ...
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Cycles textures render black in GPU compute

I'm new to blender and have been working on another logo animation, but this time the textures all render out black in GPU compute but render normally in CPU compute. I can see them in my viewport ...
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Can you render with two different types of video cards? (Radeon/GeForce) [duplicate]

Got to ask cause I am looking to upgrade my pc and not sure if anyone has tried this. Can you use the built in Radeon on the Ryzen CPUs at the same time with a GeForce card in Blender (or in general)? ...
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Blender 2.8 fails to run on Ubuntu 18.04

It ran fine just last week, but today when I try to run it, it fails with this error- SGPR:VGPR usage is 16:8, but the hw limit is 0:0 My laptop has an AMD ...
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Eevee changing GPU selection does not work?

I am trying to render using the Blender 2.8 Eevee engine with different GPUs in different instances so that I can speed up my render times. For example, 3 open instances where two are rendering on my ...
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Anyone using dual 5700xt GPU's?

I currently run a single 5700xt, which has great performance, but just wondering if dual 5700xt's would work well in Blender to improve render times and viewport performance? I'd appreciate any help ...
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Blender 2.8 keeps crashing after updating gpu drivers

I have a gtx 1660 ti everything worked fine, but when i updated the nvidia studio drivers to the 9/04/2019 release, and tried to check if the render times got better, but to my disappointment blender ...
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How can I draw multiple OpenGL primitives with the GPU module?

Is it possible to draw multiple types of Opengl draw methods inside the same shader batch? Based on the the GPU module documentation, please see the code below. For instance I have this line. <...
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no compatible gpus found for path tracing [duplicate]

No compatible gpus found for path tracing Intel core i7-2600 cpu 3.4 memory ram: 22gb display: AMD radeon hd 5700 series 2gb Directx version:12
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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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Why doesn't Blender 2.8 see my GTX 750 Ti?

Windows 7 32-bit Intel Core i7 Latest GPU drivers (clean install) Latest Blender 32-bit build No matter what I do, my GPU won't show up as an option under system settings. I've tried uninstalling ...
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GPU won´t render properly

when i use my GPU to render an Animation it only uses about 5% of it. I enabled CUDA in the Preferences and selected my GPU but it is still not working. I have a GTX 1080 Graphics card. Any answers ?