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Thread: Using the videocard for other things than video

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    Using the videocard for other things than video

    Just a general newbie question: I am using a computer mainly for heavy-duty simulation calculations and its video card is largely unused. Is there a BIOS procedure - or any other procedure - I can follow, such that the card's RAM and clockspeed are involved in the calculations as well?

    Thanks in advance


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    Nope. If the system is healthy and detects all hardware and has the latest drivers, that's it. That's all you can do. After that, it's the software's problem. If the sim software doesn't use the vid card's hardware power (very common on PC's in general) then it won't use it. The only way to change that would be to change the code of the sim software, or have the company who wrote the software to change the code of the sim software.

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    Changing code seems indeed somewhat far-fetched. Thanks for your guidance.


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