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Mastering VMware Horizon 6 by Peter von Oven, Barry Coombs

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Creating a GPU-enabled virtual desktop machine

We are going to create one last virtual desktop machine. In this section, we are going to build a second Windows 7 virtual desktop machine for use with a dedicated hardware-based NVIDIA GPU card. As we discussed previously, there are two models for delivering high-end graphics. For this example, we will set up a virtual desktop machine to use vDGA.

Creating the virtual desktop machine container

The first step, as with the build process we have covered previously for Windows 7, is to build the virtual machine itself. We will follow the steps, as previously described in this chapter, to build a Windows 7 virtual desktop machine, up to the point where we configure the virtual hardware, as we need to add ...

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