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Display Troubleshooting: AMD Hybrid Graphics

Your computer has AMD/ATI Hybrid Graphics, but Rhino cannot see that video card.

To fix it:

  1. Open Windows Control Panel.
  2. Go into the Power Options applet.
  3. Set your plan to High performance.
  4. Restart Windows.
  5. Start Rhino.
  6. On the Tools menu, click Options, then View, and then OpenGL.
  7. Make sure the Use accelerated hardware modes is selected.
  8. Verify the Video Hardware & Driver Information describes your AMD/ATI graphics card.

Update your video driver if you are having display problems and the driver is more than three months old.

Is the problem solved?

  • Yes. Yay!
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I followed the steps in the Video Troubleshooting wizard and determined that my computer has a hybrid Intel/AMD graphics system. I set the Power Options to High performance and turned on Use accelerated hardware modes, but Rhino still does not see my AMD video card.

Note: This wiki page is part of a troubleshooting wizard. Start from the beginning.
rhino/5/video/troubleshooting/intel/amd.txt · Last modified: 2020/08/14 (external edit)