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Run 3-D Applications on Hyper-V Remote Clients

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It is fact that physical servers usually don't come with powerful video adapter cards. Consequently, virtualization technologies limit virtual desktops to run only simple 2-D user-interface's applications.

However, by physically installing a video adapter card in the server running Hyper-V 2008 R2 SP1 this issue is solved. A new feature called RemoteFX provides graphical processing unit (GPU) accelerated video within a virtual machine. It delivers a rich user experience for session-based and virtual desktops to a broad range of client devices.

Microsoft RemoteFX
Discover what RemoteFX is by reading an official TechNet Library article.

Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) accelerated video within a virtual machine
Understand what RemoteFX does by reading it directly from the Microsoft Windows virtualization team blog. .

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Concept of Desktop Virtualization
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