[Sidefx-houdini-list] ATI 5xxx series graphics card experiences (Win7)

craigleehoffman at aol.com craigleehoffman at aol.com
Wed Jul 7 16:58:48 EDT 2010


 What exactly do you mean by "except for COPs with GPU Acceleration on".  

Is GPU acceleration a new thing COPs specific option?  I haven't used COPs in a while...  




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From: c.p.brown <cpb at snotbubble.com>
To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
Sent: Wed, Jul 7, 2010 1:40 pm
Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] ATI 5xxx series graphics card experiences (Win7)

All good (HD5450), except for COPs with gpu acceleration on.

craigleehoffman at aol.com wrote:

> (Resending with clearer subject line to hopefully elicit some responses...)


>Hi guys,


>I know this has been beaten to death in the past, but anyone having problems 

(or good luck..) with the new ATI 5xxx series GPUs running Houdini on Windows 7?  


>Generally I stick to NVidia cards, but I want to get a new laptop that supports 

DirectX 11 (for future-proofing), and the ATI 5000 series (5730 specifically on 

the laptop I am looking at) are the only affordable DX11 mobile GPU's out (not 

sure if the NVidia Fermi chips have shipped yet- but they likely won't be 



>In my research (Forums/Odforce/etc.) it seems that the older ATI cards on XP 

had some driver issues with Houdini but were getting better and I am wondering 

if the 5000 series cards have the OpenGL for Houdini ironed out.


>Thanks for any information/insight.



>Craig Hoffman



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