How Do I know if I have CUDA?

Frequently Asked Questions

1.) How can I find out which GPU is in my computer?

On Windows computers:

  1. Right-click on desktop
  2. If you see “NVIDIA Control Panel” or “NVIDIA Display” in the pop-up window, you have an NVIDIA GPU
  3. Click on “NVIDIA Control Panel” or “NVIDIA Display” in the pop-up window
  4. Look at “Graphics Card Information”
  5. You will see the name of your NVIDIA GPU
On Apple computers:
  1. Click on “Apple Menu”
  2. Click on “About this Mac”
  3. Click on “More Info”
  4. Select “Graphics/Displays” under Contents list

2.) Do I have a CUDA-enabled GPU in my computer?

Answer: Check the list above to see if your GPU is on it. If it is, it means your computer has a modern GPU that can take advantage of CUDA-accelerated applications.

3.) How do I know if I have the latest drivers?

Answer: Go to:

4.) How can I obtain a CUDA-enabled GPU or system?

Answer: For Tesla for HPC and supercomputing applications, go to:

For GeForce for entertainment, go to:

For Quadro for professional visualization, go to:

5.) How can I download the CUDA software development kit?

Answer: Go to: CUDA Development Tools