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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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!