The Graphics Processing Unit, if available, takes load from the CPU and thus helps make graphics rendering faster.

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Can I Throttle the GPU on my phone?

My phone gets really hot when playing games. I've tried throttling the cpu all the way down, but it doesn't seem to help any. Is there anyway to manually throttle the GPU? EDIT: My phone is an LG ...
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Android emulator reports 0x501 error while using GPU Emulation with OpenGL ES

I am trying to run the ArcGIS for Android samples in Android Emulator. Based on the ArcGIS recommendation, I have installed the Intel HAXM and enabled the GPU Emulation as well. While running the ...
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Open source driver availability for main Android GPUs?

What are the current GPUs with fully open-sourced drivers on Android? There's been issues recently with Qualcomm's GPU in the new Nexus 7, which makes me wonder how strict are the rules for ...
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is there a way to know what CPU, GPU, RAM my phone / tablet has? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get hardware specs of Android device? I have a generic "cheap" tablet, running ICS; but I'd like to know what GPU does it have. The box says it has an Allwiner ...
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Is there a way to lower GPU load from Ice Cream Sandwich?

I have seen some mentions (including here on Android SE) that Ice Cream Sandwich may not necessarily run optimally (e.g. will be slow/lag) on devices with slower/older GPUs. I assume that's due to ...
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What GPU is the Touchmate MID TM-MID777 Tablet?

Can anyone tell me the specifications of a tablet called MID TM-MID777 Touchmate? Is their chipset: Adreno Mali Tegra or PowerVR?
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How to disable GPU rendering on Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8"

You're reading it right, I'm trying to do the oposite as others. I want to use CPU for rendering. The reason is simple. My tablet is freezing very frequently. I have no warranty, so I'm trying to ...