Long Processing Time for Step 3 with Quadro GPUs

Error

Step 3. DSM and Orthomosaic takes too long on machines with Quadro GPUs.

 

Description

The substeps of loading the point cloud and generating the DSM take much longer than expected. 

 

Cause

This issue is related to the driver of the Quadro GPU and the options selected for the graphics processor. 


Solution

A. Make sure that the latest driver is installed. Download the latest driver from here: http://www.nvidia.com.

B. Change the options selected for the graphics processor:

1. Use the Search Windows to open the Control Panel.
2. In the Control Panel window select Hardware and Sound and then click NVIDIA Control Panel
3. In the NVIDIA Control Panel window, in the section 3D Settings, click Manage 3D settings.
4. Under Global Settings select 3D App Game Development from the drop-down list. 
5. Click Apply.
6. Re-process step 3. DSM, Orthomosaic and Index.

 

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