You can skip that step. Just type the model of your card in the .txt file and save.
Do you know the model of your video card? For instance, mine is a GeForce GTX 560 Ti so that is what I put in the supported cards .txt file. GPU sniffer just tells you what card you have and if it has enough memory.
So, what card to you have?
My Card is 1GB DDR5 NVIDIA GeForce 460
You will type in GeForce GTX 460
Here are the steps:
Click on the Start icon in the bottom left corner of
1. Then click on All Programs and then click on the
2. Look in the Accessories folder for Notepad and
RIGHT click Notepad
3. The left click on Run as Administrator
4. Once Notepad opens up, click on File and then Open
5. Navigate to the
Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 folder
6. Find the file: cuda_supported_cards.txt then click on it to
select the file, then click Open
7. You will see a list of cards
8. Go to the end of the list and add your video card.
For Example, above it listed the video card as:
GeForce GTX 460
9. Now just add the name of the card between the
“Renderer string:” and the forward slash “/” to the
Using the example above, you would add only the
GeForce GTX 460 part to the file. Make sure you enter your
video card correctly. It is case sensitive.
10. Click on File and click Save. Then exit Notepad.