cann't check graphic processor

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May 26, 2021 May 26, 2021

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Hi, 

i tries to use oil paint filter and its gray, i tried to check use graphic pricessor but it is not available (could not check it ) 

my GPU name:  NVIDIA GeForce MX150

any suggestions? 

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May 26, 2021 May 26, 2021

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Your graphics card does not meet the minimum requirements for recent versions of Photoshop:

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/troubleshoot-gpu-graphics-card.html#Troubleshoot 

Specifically your GeForce MX150 has an Ops/Sec of 827 and the minimum is 2000.

You'll need to upgrade your video card.

Kevin Stohlmeyer Adobe Community Professional/Adobe Certified Instructor

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Hi

What version of Photoshop are you using? Whichever version , make sure your driver is up to date- from the NVidia website - do not rely on Windows to deliver the latest driver.

If your NVidia driver is current and Photoshop is also the current version (v22.4.1) then read through the following.


There are several changes affecting GPU use in Photoshop.
1. Adobe are updating the core graphics functions in Photoshop. This is driven by the operating systems of Apple and Microsoft in which the old Open GL functions are being removed in the case of Apple, or deprecated in the case of Microsoft. This means that the graphics functions that have worked for years must be rewritten to use Metal and Direct X. At the same time, Adobe are sensibly updating those core functions to deliver the additional speed we require to handle the very large files of today.
2. Led by the changes being made above, Adobe introduced new GPU checks in 23.3.1. Unfortunately, these caused issues and have therefore been revised for v22.4. That means that many GPUs that incorrectly did not work in 22.3.1 will now be seen in 22.4 and will function.
3. Some functionality in Photoshop, such as 3D, still relies on the older Open GL graphics functions. To make these work, an additional preference Preferences>Technology previews>Deactivate Native Canvas has been added. This can be checked and Photoshop restarted to restore 3D functions to where they were in 22.3
4. Unfortunately, the move to update the core graphics functions will mean that some older GPUs will no longer be suitable. If you are using 22.4 and your GPU is still not recognised, first make sure the driver is up to date. If it is and you only have a single GPU enabled ( conflicting GPUs remain an issue) then you could try and force Photoshop to use your older GPU by creating a file PSUserConfig.txt containing the lines:
# Force GPU On
GPUForce 1
Save that text file to :
Windows: [InstallationDrive]:\Users \ [UserName]\ AppData\ Roaming\ Adobe\ [Photoshop_version]\[Photoshop_version]Settings\
macOS: //Users/[UserName]/Library/Preferences/[Photoshop_version]Settings/
Note though that this requires 22.4 or 22.4.1 and is not officially supported by Adobe, so may cause other issues – so you do it at your own risk

 

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Even if they successfully force the GPU on, its going to be excruciatingly slow with 827 Ops/Sec. 

Kevin Stohlmeyer Adobe Community Professional/Adobe Certified Instructor

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