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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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Brushed Metal Texture from Material Library VX Renders Black in GPU Mode

I use brushed metal from [Material Library VX][1]. However, during GPU cycle rendering, my object appears black. Conversely, when utilizing the CPU, it adopts a chromesteel appearance, albeit lacking ...
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Render Device: Can't use HIP in Blender 4.1 Flatpak on Fedora 39 Silverblue [duplicate]

I am trying to enable discrete GPU rendering by following these steps: Open Edit menu Open Preferences... window (also accessible via Ctrl + , hotkey) Open System tab Go to Cycles Render Devices ...
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What are the requirements for an AMD GPU to work with Cycles on Linux?

According to the Blender manual, RX 7000 series GPUs should be supported. I have a RX 7700S. But the System panel in User Settings complains that there are no compatible GPUs, suggesting the driver ...
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Solid objects becoming transparent during Cycles render

I'm having an issue where some obejcts in my scene are becoming transparent during the render, but only when using my GPU. I have tried rendering with my CPU and have no issues with this happeneing. I'...
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Can blender make use of an integrated GPU and a discrete GPU at the same time to speed up renders? [duplicate]

I was thinking about getting an APU for my next build and was curious if I also get a discrete GPU can blender make use of both kind of like a dual GPU render? Would there be any performance increases ...
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Blender 4.1 on CPU render farm

In the studio where I work, we want to upgrade from Blender 3.5 to Blender 4.1. Installing the software itself isn't an issue, but I need to open the program to install addons like GeoScatter. The ...
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render a 360 animation with gpu on Mac Studio

im trying ro render an animation for VR (camera equirectangular) on a Mac studio,before I used the CpU it was rendering but really slowly (35 days for 250 frames) so I changed the scene to device GPU ...
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How to highlight a vertex in Edit Mode?

I'm working on an addon, and I have an operation that manipulate vertices in some way. The problem is that after this manipulation I want the user to easily see which vertices were effected by the ...
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RX vega 10 gpu not showing in cycles render devices

I have an amd Rx vega10 gpu but for some reason, blender just isnt showing it in the available gpus. Im pretty sure that my gpu is compatible for it. can anyone please help me out here.
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Show Texture preview via Gpu module

We can show a image (bpy.types.Image) on viewport through the following python code. But how about a texture (bpy.types.Texture) ...
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blender doesnt recognize AMD radeon 780M [duplicate]

when i open blender on windows, it doesnt recognize AMD radeon, i can tick it but then i get ...
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Using two GPUs for rendering a single animation

As far as I understand from this question (and its answers), if we have two GPUs then Blender can use them simultaneously for a single rendering job (so this would be two times faster). I did ...
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HIP binary kernel not found

I just got a MINISFORUM Venus UM790 Pro Mini PC AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS up to 5.2 GHz 64GB DDR5 1TB SSD with AMD Radeon 780M. I enabled HIP in system settings and selected the 780M GPU. I selected GPU ...
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Blender cycles Stuck at initializing when trying to render animation

Problem: It seems like it gets stuck during the initializing whenever I try to render animation, but render image works fine. Settings: I have turned on persistent data, and it's a super heavy scene. ...
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What rendering APIs are supported by Blender 4.0?

I am wondering what are the rendering APIs (Vulcan, openGl, OpenCl...) Supported for GPU rendering in Blender?
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How to use custom vertex and fragment shader to draw 2d rectangle?

I want to use custom vertex and fragment shaders to draw 2d rectangles. ...
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Update GPU Usage in Viewport [ Evee Next… ]

I just would like to know if there is a list of all features in Blender calculated by the Gpu instead of Cpu in viewport in Evee (Next) - Hydra - Workbench ? It make sense to have this kind of ...
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GPU Timeout Error

I am getting an error when trying to render an image: ...
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How to render a video using GPU instead of CPU?

I am trying to render a video I edited in Blender. When I press Render Animation I expect it to use the GPU, but my GPU is sitting without changes at 9 watts, while my CPU usage jumps from 7 to 50 ...
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Using Blender on an Azure VM

I really need to do some editing on a 3D model with some animations, but my PC would never run it, so I opted to use an Azure VM to try to run blender and maybe render the animation on the machine ...
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Drawing Points with GPU via GLSL

I'm trying to draw a series of points using GLSL, but I'm doing something wrong when defining my shaders: ...
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Blender claims my platform is unsupported and wont open

I use a macbook air 2015 model,Mac Os montery 12.6 and was having problems in blender 3.9 where it wouldn't render one of my 2d grease pencil drawings and so i updated the application hoping this ...
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Blender is not detecting Amd gpu compute on windows [duplicate]

I use windows I have ryzen 5 3400g with radeon vega but now i added rx 580 2048sp recentky but it shows in belnder that gpu compute is invisible.....no amd gpu waas detected..though my blender and amd ...
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Blend file takes a long time to load and has long pre-render time (Synchronizing object) [duplicate]

I've set GPU render devices setting in both places: I've set tiles from 256 to 2048 and to 8192. I have RTX 3060TI and it takes 6 minutes to render 1 frame, which means 20 hours to finish my 200 ...
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AMD rx580 not supporting Blender 2.93 GPU

I recently Bought the AMD Rx580 graphics card for my blender . But the latest Version of blender didnt support my graphics card since its using HIP.. So i tried to install the older version 2.93 to ...
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Compute HDR rendered image with GPU API

I'm working on a blender plugins which pre render probes and pack data in cubemap sheets. Is is here : https://github.com/gillesboisson/blender-probes-export Is render probes equi panorama using cycle ...
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GPU Compute breaks after trying to bake normal map

I was trying to bake textures for export to Unity and kept running into the same problem. Everything seems to work fine until I try to bake a normal map from generated shaders. Settings are as follows ...
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Why is blender default scene using so much ram? And how do i fix it?

As you can see it's using more than 90% of my gpu in cycles. It has been working fine for the last few weeks. I have experienced no problems until it just suddenly crashed when I went into render view ...
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system is out of gpu memory

I am using Imac with following specification : Processor: 4 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 Memory : 32 GB 1867 MHz DDR3 Graphics : AMD Radeon R9 M395X 4 GB I was trying to make stormy ocean from this ...
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Gpu usage spikes whenever I move the viewport around

I've got an issue that whenever I move the viewport around, the gpu usage goes from 2-5% to 35-45% and as soon as I stop moving it instantly goes back to 2-5% causing a stutter of the whole program, ...
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System says out of GPU memory, when I just got a new laptop

I recently got a new laptop with a Total Gaphics memory says: My computer is struggling to render and says "GPU out of data". My previous laptop had less ram and the graphics cards weren't ...
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Texture baking with cycles, 100% CPU usage, but 0% GPU for the most part

Texture baking multiple objects to one texture using Cycles with OptiX. The CPU usage is mostly 100%, and GPU 0% apart from the times when an object is finished baking, and as the next one begins the ...
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GPU Selection Problem in multi-GPU Background Rendering with blender-3.6.2-linux-x64

I attempted rendering using a multi-GPU server on vast.ai. I considered running one instance of Blender per GPU to utilize multiple GPU resources effectively. The Blender version is blender-3.6.2-...
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Black shape only visible in Cycles Renderer, can't see it in any other viewmodes

Whenever I render my scene I see this unknown black shape on the renders. I can't figure out why because it doesn't seem to exist in any other viewmodes.
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Proper GPUOffScreen projection matrix from viewport

How to get proper GPUOffScreen projection matrix from viewport? API docs have example only for camera. I tried using view_matrix ...
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My GPU doesn't support any of the 4 options in GPU settings [duplicate]

I am so tired of only using the CPU for my renders because It's a bit slow and also makes me worry pretty much in the process about my CPU surviving it. I checked how I can force Blender to use my GPU....
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No cuda or opencl on my amd gpu [duplicate]

I have a radeon rx 590 gme card of amd, when i go to prefences there is no cuda hip or open cl all of them says gpu not found or something. so my question is how do i use this card with blender as i ...
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GPU/CPU usage in dyntopo mode

Quick question regarding GPU/CPU usage. When I am in sculpt and have dyntopo disabled my GPU shoots to 100% when I rotate view on a high vert model. But when I enable dyntopo and rotate view it gets ...
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Does enabling GPU work for Integrated Graphics card?

Is it that if we enable GPU in Render Properties then it works only in case of dedicated graphics card? Can it work in case of integrated graphics card?
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HIP RT checkbox grayed out and unclickable in Blender 3.6 (EndeavourOS)

I'm using an AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT with Blender, and the HIP RT (Experimental) checkbox in the preferences is grayed out and unclickable, making it impossible to enable HIP RT. Using Blender 3.6 on ...
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Blender barely using GPU

When trying to render anything the CPU gets used a fair bit more than the GPU. I've gone through system preferences and set the GPU as the Cycles render device and set to GPU compute in the scene ...
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Does selecting GPU and CPU together render faster than only selecting GPU?

I watched a setting video on YouTube and they suggested that if you have a good GPU, select the GPU and deselect the CPU? I always thought that if you select both it would render faster, is it correct ...
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How to use AMD GPU on Mac?

Just wondering if anything has been adjusted to allow for AMD on Mac with GPU. For instance a test scene rendered with and GPU on windows got 1min30 render time on the Mac with same and GPU its at ...
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Render Time Estimation using Blender Benchmark Score

I want to estimate the time it takes for an image to render based on the Blender benchmark score. Suppose that I have a scene of similar complexity and render settings as the benchmark scenes. ...
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Blender 3.5 using CPU and not GPU even when I have set all settings for rendering

I want to use my GPU (Asus GeForce RTX 4070) when rendering in Blender 3,5. I have updated the latest drive for the GPU. And I have 16GB RAM. I have seen multiple people having similar problem with ...
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Blender uses CPU instead of GPU

I'm using Blender 3.5 with Cycles. My stats are: Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400 @ 2.60Ghz Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 RAM: 32GB I've disabled my CPU in the Preferences. The CPU ...
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GPU Compute Render Setting option not available in Blender 3.0

I'm on a Macbook Pro M1 series which technically doesn't have a graphics card but does have a GPU intergrated into the M1 chip. This is a problem when I try to set the render option to GPU mode - ...
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New GPU not recognized by OpenCL and crashes often in simple render and shader mode in viewport, help?

GPU is 4070ti and only other updated component was my PSU for a higher wattage level. Previously was using a 2080ti that never had these issues. When using blender version 2.93 (tried 3.0 as well and ...
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Brand New AMD GPU Not being detected by Cycles

I'm running Blender on Arch Linux with an AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT and the latest drivers and for some reason Blender is unable to detect my GPU as being compatible with HIP. As far as I am aware, my GPU ...
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Can't use my GPU (AMD/WIN10) [duplicate]

Ryzen 5 3600, RX590, 16gb RAM, chipset & graphics driver up to date as is Windows. I've uninstalled & reinstalled blender but still nothing. Here's the debug. ...
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