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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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Crash when selecting GPU or clicking System in settings with RX5700XT

Blender was working fine for me recently, but now I'm observing a problem. Blender 2.81a and 2.79 seem to have the same issue. using cycles I get a crash as soon as I select GPU from the list of ...
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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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Performance issues on Cycles OptiX (GeForce RTX 2060)

I have recently bought a laptop with Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 and Intel i7-9750H. I immediately updated drivers and tried running a simple test rendering and I used to get these results: CPU: 3 ...
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how to draw a round point(vertex) through bgl instead of a square one? BLENDER 2.8

Do I need to have round vertexes? as standard in a blender. ...
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AMD Radeon R5 M330 is not listed in Blender Preferences

my AMD Radeon R5 M330 GPU is not listed in the Blender preferences. I'm using windows 10, intel core i3, 8GB RAM, 2.0 GHz Processor, and 2GB Graphics Card(AMD). And I'm using Blender 2.81a.
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3 Video cards diferent technologies [duplicate]

Does anyone know If Blender Cycles would run properly if the machine mixes 3 differets video cards (Nvidia) with different technologies. Titan RTX turing + Titan X maxwel + GtX1080 TI pascal. Any ...
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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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cpu vs gpu render times

I recently built a fairly powerful pc that includes an i9 with 28 threads. It was so fast that I decided to not also invest in a state of the art video card. However, I recently bought an RTX2070 (8G)...
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RTX 2070 I can't open Blender

I've installed another GPU card RTX 2070 in the second PCIex16 motherboard slot. Not a SLI connection. Both cards were previously installed in this machine separately with the drivers updated for both....
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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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GPU buzzing when moving objects/viewer in 2.8 [closed]

I've got the weirdest issue of my PC life here. When moving objects, moving the viewer or rendering in 2.8 my PC, GPU specifically, makes a quiet buzzing sound. It lasts for exactly as long as I'm ...
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Can't use Radeon GPU to render in cycles (R9 270)

In the settings I can't choose another device to render other than the CPU. According to the blender wiki the GPUs "with a GCN Architecture superior or equal to 2.0 are supported". And as I ...
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My AMD GPU is not available in Cycle Render Preferences on version 2.8

I am using laptop with AMD Radeon HD 8670m GPU in it. I have latest drivers installed. But when I access Blender System Preferences it displays: "NO COMPATIBLE GPU'S FOUND. CYCLES WILL RENDER IN CPU"....
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is the AMD Radeon HD 5700 card supported?

I have a graphic card AMD Radeon HD 5700. Is this card is supported in Blender 2.81? I cant find the answer.
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Can not run Blender with optirun. [Manjaro 18.1.5]

Good Morning all, I am not able to run Blender with optirun. However I do have all drivers installed, bumblebee etc.. I am able to run optirun with all the other applications, glxgears, firefox or ...
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2 x 1080Ti vs 1 x 2080Ti. So much difference?

This is my first post and new to blender, was following Blenderguru’s tutorial. I noticed that his quality in viewport rendered mode, is far superior than mine. Sharp shadows and the highlights are ...
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Can I combine my GTX 980Ti with another card like GTX 1660? [duplicate]

I have a GTX 980Ti and I'm looking for a lower end card to pair it with (like 1660 or 1070). Is this possible and what kind of AMD motherboard do you suggest for this?
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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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Is it possible to render a movie on a single computer in blender?

Is it possible to render a fairly graphical movie on a decent gaming-computer, with a GTX graphics-card, 4 2 GHz core CPU and 8 GB of RAM, or do you need to have a gigantic rendering-farm like Disney? ...
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Blender 2.81a crashes while trying to render 2.8 file with Radeon ProRender

I had a Nvidia GT 1030 graphics card 2 Months Ago. Back at that time I followed a BlenderGuru tutorial to make a donut. I could render it perfectly. Let's just call that file Donut.blend https://...
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Has anyone managed to GPU cycles render with HD7770 in Debian or another disro?

HD7770 is mid-Range, southern island, Cape Verde XT, GCN 1. It is an old card according to Blender thus not eligible for GPU cycles rendering. Specific instructions are needed to get this working not ...
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Blender 2.8 No compatible GPUs found for path tracing

I was having this problem where my blender 2.8 didn't recognize my GPU driver. I have a AMD RX 580 and my operating system is Ubuntu 18.04. For those who have this same problem I will post it as an ...
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Mac mini GPU for blender 2.81 [duplicate]

Can I use GeForce RTX 2070 with Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Box 650 for mac mini 2018 and blender 2.81
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Render causes CUDA to crash

I’m currently trying to animate a rigged 3D skeleton with animations from Mixamo. I have a setup with 2 NVIDIA 1080 Ti GPUs. I have CUDA installed and the latest drivers tested (i.e. Blender can ...
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In what situations/workflows/tasks do I benefit using a good GPU?

Simple question, I'm sure there are experts in this forum who can answer: in what situations/workflows/tasks do I benefit using a good GPU? Is it only at rendering or it also in live 3d viewport using ...
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Blender Can't Find GPU

I have 2 NVIDIA GTX 1080 Tis with updated drivers and CUDA installed. I’m currently trying to render my scene in Blender 2.81 (though this happens on other versions of Blender as well) on Ubuntu 18....
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Enable Dual GPU Cuda on MacOs Seirra

I've been using Blender for a few months now and I am not entirely sure I am taking full advantage of my two GPUs. I have MacOS Sierra, Windows 10, and Ubuntu installed on my machine all with the ...
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Opengl Gpu module import error's

In Blender2.79 (Windows10/64bit-Exe application) On running the sample Opengl/Gpu script - 3D Lines with Single Color on a Gpu which supports Opengl 3.1,Blender doesn't recognise the builtin Opengl ...
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Blender is seeing my GPU but it doesn't seem to kick on when I render

I have an AMD RX 480 8gb GPU in my machine. Blender doesn't seam to recognize the card, instead, under OpenCL, it says Ellesmere. I can select GPU when I render, but my GPU doesn't kick on. Is this a ...
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Blender 2.8 Beta (Linux Mint 19.1): No compatible GPUs found - Vega 64 Nitro+

I can't find any working information, how to fix this, and before I was trying to install some other drivers for my Vega, but i accidentally broke my previous installation.
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Imac Radeon Pro 580x. No compatible GPU found [duplicate]

I just bought a new iMac with Radeon Pro 580X GPU which supports OpenCL but neither Blender 2.8 nor 2.79 can, for some reason, utilise it with Cycles render engine. The program just says that "No ...
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Blender stops cycles render (GPU) when trying to use back facing transparent nodes

I have a wierd problem when i try to use a nodesetup to make faces transparent when facing them. It seems to work with cpu rendering but as soon as i switch to gpu rendering it works for a short while ...
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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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I have changed the rendering to the gpu but blender keeps doing it with the cpu

Hello as I said in the title, i changed the rendering to my gpu because is better than my cpu, but for some reason, when i open the task manager it turns out that blender is using 100% of the CPU and ...
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2.81a Crashing on Mac Pro with Nvidia GTX 680

i begin to use Blender now, and i'm a totally newbie. i Startet with basics with Tutorials, and already i have problem. I installed by scrach a Mac Pro 2010 and i bought a Nvidia GTX 680 Mac Editon. ...
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GPU rendering on the latest MacBook 16' [duplicate]

I've recently gotten the latest MacBook, the new 16 inch with a AMD Radeon Pro 5500M with 8GB of GDDR6 memory. No GPU is showing up in settings under the OpenCL ...
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Volumetrics - Different results GPU vs CPU

Hey fellow Blendy people, I'm running some benchmark comparisons between various render engines involving a lot of small, simple scenes. Anyway, on my test scene for volumetrics, I'm noticing a ...
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Set GPU as render device when using Net Render

I have setup my master and slave blender servers following steps 1 through 16 on this link. I can send jobs to the networked system and it renders but I can not, despite trying a great many things, ...
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Does Blender support the new AMD Vega M GL graphics card? If so, how must it be configured in order to work effectively?

This is my very first post, so please forgive and correct me if I do something incorrectly. I recently purchased the new (as of May, 2018) Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 laptop which has the new Intel Core i7 ...
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Transparency in Blender 2.8 GPU Python Module

I've been messing around with the new GPU python module in Blender 2.8. But I cannot find a way to make my lines and triangles transparent. The alpha channel is completely ignored. I even tried it ...
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Blender crashes if I try to render a scene with my GTX 1070

I tried to render one of my old blender models which I have uploaded here. Back then I still had a GTX 970 (4 GB VRAM) and I could render it without a problem. But now 5 years later with my GTX 1070 (...
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How to render blender by using Google Cloud GPU

Is it feasible to do that? Are there any documentations available or any tutorial for reference? thanks!
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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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cuda error at cuctxcreate launch failed

I have been getting a launch error when i try to render a scene using my GPU. I use a GTX 1070 on blender 2.78 and the scene is very simplistic so there should be plenty of memory available. Any Idea ...
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Render very slow using GPU from Radeon Sapphire RX 580 vs CPU

After installing Blender in Windows 10 and configuring the cycles compute device to use OpenCL with Radeon RX 580 Series, the render using cycles and GPU Compute takes much more time tan single CPU ...
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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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Any reliable and comprehensive GPU/CPU cycles rendering study

OK, I'm a 10 year+ user and about to upgrade GPU. Having tested my previous builds I know the following: the CPU can bottleneck the GPU rendering at some point If I Overclock my CPU my gtx970s gets a ...
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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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Cuda sync error

I get a Sync error when rendering with my 1050ti and my 980ti. but if i render with just the 980ti it works fine with no error. is this a bug with the 1050ti or the pascal gpus or is my version broken ...