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Last updated on August 24, 2021 by Tomas Vanek

How to enable or disable GPU acceleration in StrategyQuant X

Sometimes you might experience a situation that your graphic card has some problems during using StrategyQuant X. In this short tutorial I will show you how to enable or disable GPU. There are two ways how to do that.

 

The first way

is to set this option in StrategyQuant X user interface.

Go to the options and click on ‘Configuration’:

 

By default the GPU acceleration is enabled (as you can see in the following screen):

 

 

So if you want to disable the GPU acceleration, just turn off the switch as you can see on the next screen:

 

For applying this option you have to restart SQ X. 

 

The second way

is to set the GPU acceleration directly in the config file which is stored here:

C:/StrategyQuantX/user/settings/settings.xml

Open it in a text editor and change this line

<gpuAccelerated>true</gpuAccelerated>

to

<gpuAccelerated>false</gpuAccelerated>

after saving the file you can launch the StrategyQuant X.

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