Help configuring passthru gfx card

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Hello,

 

I have installed a ESXi 7 with a guest vm under Windows 10 to play /test some games. I added a NVIDIA quadro on my esx.

What I suceeded to do :

 

– Install the quadro

– Add pci to my vm and have under guest device manager the quadro (using the nvidia drivers)

 

I add hypervisor.cpuid.v0=FALSE to the configuration of the Windows 10 VM

 

What is strange / need help

 

-Under my guest W10, inside device manager I see the QUADRO card AND the svga card (can I remove the last one, I try to remove with svga.present=FALSE but after W10 don”t boot)

– When I restart my guest, the QUADRO is lost under guest OS, I need to restart ESXi and reconfigure PCI devices (each guest boot, It’s not very good !!)

– When I launch a ‘small game’ like Siberia (less FPS). It’s very slow, not normal with the Quadro, It’s like SVGA card, but device manager see the Quadro!! strange !!!

– In the VM configuration – graphic card I activate the 3D support, is it necessary when having QUADRO hardware ?

 

What are my mistakes in configuration ?

any help ?

 

thanks

Bruno

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