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PCIe Video Card has a connector on top

I have an 8500GT XFX 512MB Video card(like the picture) and I noticed that it had an interesting looking connector at the top of it. At first I didn't really take it into much though, until the other ...
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Performance bottleneck [closed]

I have an older computer. Athlon X2 6400+ processor, 4GB DDR2, nVidia 9500 GT, 750GB Samsung HDD. I have money to upgrade something, but not the whole computer. How can I find out, the motherboard, ...
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2answers
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Video card temps too high?

I have a XFX GT 240 1GB DDR5 video card with idle temps around 40C and load temps at 60C+. Are these too high? Should I be concerned?
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1answer
165 views

What do I need to know when building a Video Editing Workstation?

I want a new workstation with some super duper hardware. I'm planning for this to be a purpose-built video editing station, and I don't know quite where to start! What should I look for when building ...
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Why doesn't my new computer show video?

I've just built a new PC and I'm having problems when starting up for the first time: I get no video The system powers on for several seconds, then powers off for a few seconds before powering on ...