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GPU-Z Temperature Sensor Questions

I am going to make this as generic as possible so to help future searches for a concrete answer. I spent over an hour searching google and forums attempting to find an answer. Here is a capture of my ...
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Correct graphics card is not being used

I just bought this notebook and I am having trouble switching between which graphics card a game uses. It comes with AMD Radeon HD8530M and Intel HD Graphics Family. I went into "Configure Switchable ...
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Are there any performance improvements when both internal and dedicated GPUs are used simultaneously?

I'm using both internal and dedicated GPUs together using UEFI motherboard to drive multiple monitors (2 connected to MSI r7770 and one to IntelĀ® HD Graphics 4600). What is this technology? How does ...
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9 Bleeps Installing new GPU - Black Screen

BIOSTAR TH55B HD Intel i5 760 2 x 4gb ddr 3 ram 600W PSU 1TB Samsung HD105SI ATApi iHAS124 CD/DVD Windows XP I am trying to install my new msi radeon r6950 twin frozr iii However when I install it ...
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why is my GPU temp a negative number?

when idling, the GPU (AMD Radeon HD 8570D) tends to list numbers around -3C. when it's running a 100% for a while it get up to 11C. is there some sort of math going on to get these numbers or does it ...
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How to uniquely identify GPUs (of the same model) on Linux?

I have multiple AMD Radeon GPUs (of the same model) on Linux. I'd like to be able to uniquely identify them, so that if I swap them between PCIe slots, or even between machines, I'll know which one is ...
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Will the graphics of my processor and GPU combine?

I just bought an Intel i7 4770k with integrated HD 4600 graphics. I also purchased an AMD 7790 GPU. Will/Can these components run together to add more graphics power to my system, or is this ...
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Radeon 270X Temp Sensors Show Nothing When No Monitors Plugged In (Headless)

I have two radeon 270X video cards. When checking the GPU temperature via GPU-Z, the temperature sensors work fine as long as I have a monitor plugged in. Once I unplug the monitor, the sensors show ...
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Is this firefox, my GPU, or the drivers?

I just noticed this on facebook. My GPU is a AMD 7970 with the latest drivers in photoshop. Are those black blocks a sign of a bad GPU, driver problem, or firefox being stupid? Here is the picture: ...
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How to make browser use discrete Radeon GPU

I recently bought a Samsung Ativ Book 8, which has a AMD Radeon HD 8870M GPU with 2 GB GDDR5. It has AMD catalyst installed to manage switching between GPU's for different apps/power usages. I put ...
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Is the PCI-e power connector required for a GPU?

I just picked up another 5670 as you may have noticed in my previous questions. The question is, I have only one PCI-e power connector cable and the other 5670 is using it. If I plug in the other 5670 ...
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My HD 5670 is fake?

I was reading some of the specs of the new 5670 I got my hands on and it says "Does not require PCI-e power connector" or something like that. In reality, it does have a power plug. Also, there's some ...
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Why does my GPU clock keep switching its clock rate when idle?

I have a Radeon HD4870-based Sapphire card in my desktop PC (Windows 7 64bit) that started getting pretty noisy recently. The temperature reported in Catalyst was hanging around 80C and the fan would ...
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Linux Mint switching off GPU

Like many users with hybryd video (I have ATI and Intel on my laptop), i've tried to solve the problem by making proprietary drivers actually work, but failed at that (changing between GPUs causes ...
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ATI Radeon HD 4350 graphics messed up?

I can't really explain my graphics problem in words. I made a recording using fraps. My graphics card is an ATI Radeon HD 4350. I used Skyrim in the recording, but it happens with almost all games. I ...
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AMD Catalyst Control Center reoccuring issue: Application Profiles regularly disappear and then reappear

I'm currently having a reoccurring issue where the 'Application Profiles' (custom driver-forced graphical settings per game) of AMD Vision Engine Control Center (AKA or formerly known as AMD/ATI ...
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Snapshot/Save GPU Drivers

Since I'm running XP/32-bit, my GPU drivers are quite fragile. I've spent several hours trying to back up and restore from old versions, on at least two separate occasions. Writing down the device ...
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X freeze with proprietary fglrx driver on radeon HD 5970

I can't get to install the proprietary driver "fglrx" with ATI Radeon HD 5970 on Debian Squeeze. After the installation with ATI Catalyst 12-8 and a reboot, from the stage of GDM, the screen is ...
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Radeon HD3850 Fan Won't Respond

I bought a HD3850 256mb second hand. Didn't come with any drivers so I downloaded the Catalyst CC that AMD recommended but I've noticed that the fan doesn't respond to load. It just sits there idling, ...
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How can I fit 6 7970 Graphics Cards in one computer?

Okay, based on my previous question, it turns out I can find a motherboard to support 6 PCI slots and therefore 6 GPUs. But now I want to use 6 GPU's, specifically, the Radeon 7970. Obviously, they ...
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GPU Driver Crash

I have recently bought a XFX Radeon HD 6570 GPU for my custom built computer. Everything works fine, except my GPU. When I try to play games, such as Skyrim or Portal 2, it crashes. For example, I can ...
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ATI Radeon FPS drops

Problem For some reason my Radeon HD 5700 seems to suffer from FPS drops. 600W power supply should be enough The core temperature when the FPS dropped was ~53 C (127 F) The GPU utilization is ...
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Radeon HD 5450 vs Radeon HD 5970

Can I upgrade from one to the next? I have a Dell Studio XPS and I am unsure about power/size constraints.
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OpenGL support no longer available?

I've been using OpenGL hardware acceleration in programs such as Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Adobe After Effects CS4. I've noticed that recently the options for OpenGL previews are disabled because my ...
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Using PhysX on a Radeon GPU?

Is it possible to get PhysX to run on a Radeon GPU? I've seen various posts on forums claiming someone has found a way, but I was unable to locate any actual guides or software downloads to do it. ...