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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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Failed to load Optix Kernel (kernel_optix.ptx)

After changing GPU to a RTX 3090 and setting Blender 3.1.2 to render cycles using OptiX (also tried CUDA), my renders only make it to about 30 frames before the textures start to break in various ways ...
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What GPU is recommended for blender [closed]

So i'm seeing about getting a new GPU as i think I need a new one. The one I have is a amd radeon tm r9 380 series. What would be recommended for up to date and all
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Blender 3.1.2 M1 chip- Metal- GPU enabled- cycles on but NO CAUSTIC checkbox

According to tutorials with the uplisted settings I should have the opinion to see "caustics" checkboxes under object properties, but there are no caustic boxes. I use MacBook Air m1 chip ...
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only one video card in use when rendering

I am using Blender 3.01 . When rendering it looks like there is only one video card in use. only one bucket shows. However using blender 2.93lts shows the two bucket..... ??? Any idea what is ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU not recognized

The Blender CUDA system properties does not recognize my GPU (Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080). Message states: "No compatible GPUs found for Cycles. Requires NVIDIA GPU with compute capability 3.0" ...
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Does Blender run on ARM-based processors

I am using Blender on a Mac application called 'Parallels' which is a Windows computer for the Mac (https://www.parallels.com). However, Blender fails to start when using the Parallels app. I tried ...
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Is this a v3.1.0 problem or did I break something? Some things are disabled in the settings

This is my first project in 3.1 so i just found this out. Back in 3.0 this wasnt a problem so im wondering if something changed between updates or if i did something wrong that made the render region ...
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No graphics card under HIP render options

I'm using blender 3.1 with a Radeon RX 6600 but Blender won't recognize the card. Under the Cycles Render Devices -> HIP menu I have two options, the first one is AMD Radeon(TM) Graphics and the ...
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Multi gpu rendering on cycle - low speed

We render nft collection on cycle (video, 180 frames, cozy studio plugin) On RTX 3060 - 1 frame takes 8s. On 6*3080 - 1 frame takes 5.5s. Cuda, all videocards enabled, samples around 250, and in TASK ...
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State of NanoVDB in Blender 3.1

Is NanoVDB enabled by default? If not, how? Does one have to convert/modify a "normal" OpenVDB file in any way to let Blender know to use the NanoVDB library instead of the OpenVDB library? ...
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Enabling GPU + CPU Render simultaneously

I note here, that preliminary support for Metal/Apple Silicon on M1/M1-Pro/M1-Max/M1-Ultra, should provide the ability to render with CPU, GPU or both. I'm on a stable release, not a beta, on version <...
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Blender 3.1 Shadow Problems with "Hair" Simulation

I just recently updated my Blender version to 3.1 from 2.9. I wanted to render out a scene I have had, but I noticed many of the cubes are pitch black. I know they have to do with shadows from playing ...
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Need help adding a button in the node editor using gpu or bgl

what i have sofa just lets me draw a rectangle in the viewport, need a button in node editor thanks ...
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Rendering with Cycles with GPU, use tiles or not use tiles?

Is it faster to render using tiles or not? Or does it depend on the scene? If so, what aspects of the scene would make it faster to use (or not use) tiles? Also, if I'm rendering on the GPU and using ...
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Two 8GB Nvidia GPUs, one = Out of GPU Memory error?

I've got two Windows PCs both with 8GB Nvidia GPUs. The issue is that the newer PC renders this particular Cycles Optix project just fine, while the second, older PC immediately reports "Out of ...
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A good GPU based de-noiser for AMD?

Is there any decent de-noiser for AMD GPU's on macOS via Metal? I've been using my new AMD eGPU for Cycles X since support was released a few weeks ago, but one of the problems were that the ...
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Radeon RX570 not detected by Blender 3.0 even with latest drivers but does work with 2.93 [duplicate]

The issue is pretty much described in the title. I've been using Blender for a couple of months now and upgraded to 3.0 as soon as the stable version came out. I was using the standard version of the ...
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Blender Cycles Render - CPU is running 100% with Optix?

After a long time, I built a new computer with an i9 12900k and an RTX 3090. Now, in Blender, I only clicked on the graphics card in the System Preferences under Cycles Render Devices and set it to ...
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Nothing visible when rendering to 3D viewport using gpu API

I'm rendering to the 3D viewport using the Blender gpu Python API. I'm using the draw type PRE_VIEW to ensure transparent objects are rendered on top of my geometry....
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 Graphics Card not recognized

I am using an NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 Graphics Card but when I go into settings, Blender tells me that No compatible GPUs found for Cycles Requires NVIDIA GPU with compute capability 3.0. My card has ...
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How can I change my render settings so I can use an eGPU to render?

So I just bought an external GPU thinking it would help with rendering images, and the viewport is definitely moving faster but I tried to render an image and I realized I'm still using the CPU to ...
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Draw a cube using batch_for_shader

So I'm looking at https://docs.blender.org/api/current/gpu.html?highlight=batch_for_shader I just want to draw a cube with a single color using batch_for_shader(). I'm looking at the "Mesh with ...
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Render time increased to 2 hours just by adding color

I am learning blender through the Donut tutorial by Blender Guru on Youtube. I rendered this image and it took a few minutes. Then in the next video where he explained materials and added colors, I ...
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Blender 3; CUDA errors, Cycles, Render, GPU Compute

I have a project that was rendering in cycles GPU compute just fine but at some point went wonky and now GPU Compute always fails. What steps can I take to get GPU compute working again? I might be ...
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Blender not working cpu or gpu [duplicate]

I don't know what happened, suddenly I don't see CUDA, GPU, CPU, not even the render Cycles.
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Out of memory only on Render

I just upgraded from a 1060-3gb to a 3070 ti so I'm not sure if i haven't set it up properly but everything runs perfect and smooth in the viewport with out nearly maxing out my card, however, as soon ...
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Blender keeps freezing part-way through render at random frames

So, I've been trying to render this 2-3 second animation in cycles at 1250 samples, but I've been having this weird issue recently where the Blender render would freeze on a frame in the middle of the ...
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Which of these 2 Video Cards are better for Blender? [closed]

I am new to blender and I need a video card for my computer, I only have two affordable options nVidia GEFORCE GT 730 4GB DDR3 128BIT nVidia PNY QUADRO T400, 2GB, GDDR6, 64-BIT I am not a gamer, ...
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Blender repeatedly syncs all objects while using the background mode

I'm running Blender in the background mode using a Python script that moves the camera, renders an image and performs some processing on the image. However, when I run the script in background mode, ...
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v3.0 not using dual GPU's, 2.82 does (same exact file) [duplicate]

I've always used 2 GPU's in blender and it's always rendered 2 tiles at a time. Not anymore... I recently updated to blender 3.0, after about a year of not using it at all. On rendering my first image ...
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Does Blender support Iris Xe Graphics card? [duplicate]

I bought new laptop with i7 11th gen with Iris(R) Xe Graphics 8GB and 16GB RAM. I'm new to blender and starting to learn. I wanted to render in Cycles and in device dropdown menu on render properties. ...
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I have 32 gig of ram and blender 2.8 becomes sluggish and jittery and becomes unresponsive when I load a scene with 3,332 objects and 1.4M triangles?

I have 32 gig of ram and blender becomes sluggish and jittery and becomes unresponsive when I load a scene with 3,332 objects and 1.4 triangles ? I forgot to mention there are over 900 armatures in ...
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How to maintain the ratio of the gizmo while zooming in and out?

How to maintain the ratio of the gizmo while zooming in and out? ...
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Blender 3.0 doesn't recognize my GPU for rendering

When I got to Edit>Preferences>System, Blender doesn't recognize my GPU for rendering Cycles with neither CUDA nor OptiX. I have a GTX 1650 (laptop) and I used to be able to use it for rendering,...
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Externally installed render engines crashes the blender as soon as I hit render on basic cube model

My setup: HP Zbook 15 G3 i7-6700HQ 2.5GHZ 16 GB Ram AMD FirePro W5170M - 2GB 256GB M.2 + 500GB HDD Problem: Blender does not support my AMD Firepro W5170M. and since I cannot buy a new laptop yet so I ...
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Dual GPU doesn't speed up rendering in Cycles

A few days ago I finished a build, including two Titan XP. The goal was to get faster rendering, letting the gpus work as two seperate cores that render two chunks at the same to nearly double the ...
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How to Render Faster on Macbook M1 laptop [duplicate]

I am using Macbook Air 2020 M1 with 8GB RAM. I am just starting to learn Blender, and I am noticing rendering with Cycles instead of Eevee takes considerable amount of time. How can I make it faster? ...
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Eevee Intel integrated graphics GPU

I recently got a new laptop, and I want to use it to animate in Blender. It has Intel Iris XE Integrated Graphics. I understand that OpenCL and OpenGL are no longer supported for cycles rendering, but ...
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AMD 5700XT not being used in Cycles Blender 3.0.0

I've installed the recommended AMD Pro drivers. The GPU displays under the HIP system settings and is selected. When rendering out a scene, the GPU usage doesn't spike at all and the render takes an ...
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What should I upgrade to improve animation playback?

I'd like to know what should I upgrade hardware-wise in order to get more fps on the viewport, specifically animation playback on complex scenes (fps while posing isn't bad as it is when playing it). ...
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How to check if the mouse cursor is inside the polygon?

How to check if the mouse cursor is inside the polygon? ...
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Cycles doesnt render anything with gpu

When I switch to cycles, I chose my nvidia rtx 2060 (laptop) gpu. But when I switch to the render viewpoint, the objects are "empty": I use the newest Linux mint version And my driver ...
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Why are there 2 GPU options on my M1 MAX?

I have the blender 3.1 build that now supports Metal. When I select the "Metal" option, there are 2 options (seen in pic below). Why are there 2 options, and which one should I choose?
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Using graphics card on 2018 MacBook Pro for blender 3.0 [duplicate]

I bought a 2018 MacBook Pro for my uni and sadly didn’t think about blender. Is there any way to use Open CL or Hip on a Mac for AMD gpu (blender 3.0)? I can use Radeon pro render but would be cool if ...
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New RTX 3070 GPU causes all kinds of out-of-memory issues

Greetings Blender community, I have recently had the chance to get an RTX 3070 Ti, specifically the Game Rock version. However, it has been causing me all kinds of issues for some reason. Originally, ...
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Where is the option to use OpenGL for Radeon Vega 10 in Blender 3.0? [duplicate]

Do anybody knows why in the new version of Blender (3.0) there is no support for AMD Radeon Vega 3? With Blender 2.x I was able to use it with the OpenGL option, but now I cannot find it anywhere.
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Blender as Python module in Docker container: How to build CUDA kernels only once? [closed]

I'm building a docker image (multi-stage) with Blender built as a Python module and CUDA support: ...
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Video Card Shortage - Running Blender CPU only (using a newer 12th gen Core i5)

The current PC I am using as I learn Blender is woefully slow (3rd gen Core i7 3770, AMD Radeon 7970 GPU (3 Gb), 8 Gb DDR Ram on the motherboard). I don't think that GPU is even supported so right now ...
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Rendering taking a lot of time in blender 3.0 [closed]

I started to render a scene in blender2.9 and it took around 15 min to render at 700 samples but then i started to render the same frame in blender 3.0 and it was showing around 1hr and that too at ...
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Blender 3.0 is not using my GPU

When I render a scene in blender 3.0 using cycles, it uses only my CPU. I have already done Edit > Preferences > System > Cycles Render Devices, and Render Properties > Device > GPU ...
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