[Sidefx-houdini-list] GPU refresh issues (win x64)
ds_list at dsg.ro
Wed Feb 21 11:24:38 EST 2007
Yes, please do. I just ordered a workstation with a G8800 GTS and I'm
interested in possible workarounds.
Jeff Wagner wrote:
> Please do make the list!
> Gregory Karydis wrote:
>> Found a solution!
>> [Many thanks to Jeff Wagner for the eye-opener]
>> The environment variable trick works (albeit slow as already
>> mentioned) but it helped me to a great extent to identify the source
>> of the problem.
>> nVidia drivers for non Quadro GPUs have a bizzare way of handling the
>> OGL spec.
>> The solution came in the form of RivaTuner.
>> With that ever so useful app you can force the nVidia driver to work
>> in compatibility mode while using all of it's resources so you get no
>> lag whatsoever.
>> This works with any Forceware drivers out there and can be applied to
>> any version of windows from Win XP to Vista 32bit or 64bit.
>> In effect it uses the same environment variable but instead of
>> running from the CPU it runs from the GPU.
>> Since this works rather well, I will make a step by step guide and
>> post it in the forums one of these days.
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