Find the compute capability of your NVIDIA Graphics Card (GPU)

Run the nvidia-smi command.

Get the name/model of your NVidia card, then find it on this page:

So below, you can see my GeForce GTX 950 has a computer power of 5.0:

The reason for checking this was from a blog on Medium regarding TensorFlow. It said:
Check for compatibility of your graphics card. The latest environment, called “CUDA Toolkit 9”, requires a compute capability of 3 or higher.


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