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36 views

Can an old graphics card support a new LCD monitor?

I'm trying to "revive" my old pc (bought around 1998) but I'm missing its original 15 inch CRT monitor. Instead I'm trying to connect it to my new 23 inch LCD using a VGA adaptor. Unfortunately it ...
2
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1answer
52 views

What is the difference between Nvidia's G-SYNC and AMD's FreeSync?

I recently read about Nvidia's G-SYNC technology and it sounds pretty cool! Their solution seemed quite elegant to me. That is, until I read about AMD's FreeSync technology. The main difference I ...
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0answers
19 views

Turning off laptop monitor on nameless device

A few years ago the graphics card (GeForce 9800M GS) on my laptop quit working. I eventually found that I could disable the graphics card and still use the computer. Now looking at the Display ...
1
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1answer
26 views

Small Flickering spots on the screen

my dog just threw a fit in my room, and it looks like a little bit of water might have spilled on my computer. When I first tried to turn my computer The monitor wouldn't turn on, and then after a ...
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2answers
59 views

No Video Output

My friend called me telling me his computer we built a while back is not having video output. I remember when we first built it, it didn't have output either, but I forgot how we fixed it. Now, it's ...
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0answers
59 views

Digital Vibrance for external monitor - Intel Graphics

I was looking for a digital vibrance option for monitor in Intel's control panel and there's only YCbCr correction. Digital vibrance is available only for laptop screen. In monitor settings the ...
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4answers
2k views

Does a USB Monitor require VGA Card?

Does a portable USB monitor require a VGA Card? For example this monitor: http://us.aoc.com/monitor_displays/e1649fwu http://us.aoc.com/monitor_displays/e2251fwu If I buy a PC without any GPU ...
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1answer
94 views

Linux + Windows on kvm-switch. Windows works, Linux does not

I have a dual-port, dual-dvi kvm ( dual dvi monitors for 2 computers ). One port is for Windows 7/64, the other port is Linux Mint/64. Windows almost always works, meaning I get hot, dual-screen ...
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0answers
33 views

LED Monitor Turns Transparent RED

When i turn on my computer for the first time. The monitor looks fine, but after 10 mins or so, the monitor turns a bit redish, but not completely red. This is my second replacement of monitor. Is ...
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0answers
17 views

Darker patches on laptop monitor

I have a Lenovo G560 laptop, and the monitor is a LG Philips LP156WH4-TLA1. I have noticed some darker patches, like two of them, to the right of the screen that are slightly darker than their ...
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1answer
228 views

HP ProBook 6570b maximum resolution - is 3840 x 2160 / 4K possible?

I'd like to hook up a HP ProBook 6570b to a 4K display. Before getting one, I'd like to know if the laptop is capable of outputting 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz via the DisplayPort. My current research ...
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0answers
80 views

Laptop freezes when I plug in a new monitor displayport cable

I have a Dell Studio 1749 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 Graphics card. I've just purchased a Dell U2713HM Monitor. I need to connect them Displayport > Displayport in order to acheive the ...
0
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2answers
307 views

ASUS N550JV screen turns 'reddish' after Windows boots

So, my ASUS N550JV is brand new. There is a strange issue of screen turning 'reddish' after a while following the Windows 8 boot-up. This actually happens in two scenarios: After the startup ...
1
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2answers
809 views

How do I tell if my video card can support 4K resolutions?

I have dual Radeon HD 6850's in a CrossFire configuration. Both cards have a single DisplayPort 1.2 port. According to the AMD specs on the 6800 series, the cards will support ">2560x2048" when ...
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1answer
99 views

The range of graphic-card resolutions just shrank? How do video, graphic card, and monitor work to render final resolution? [closed]

Yesterday when I connected my Dell Inspiron 1525 to my LCD TV Dynex DX-32L150A11 (native resolution 1366x768) by VGA, going to "Display Settings" in Windows Vista allowed me a wide range to adjust the ...
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2answers
137 views

black screen when starting my laptop but then appears when it logs to windows

when i turn on my laptop, the screen is black. However it turns back on when it logs to windows and works fine (win7 64 bits). Unfortunately I cannot format my laptop since the screen is black in the ...
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0answers
35 views

Graphics driver problems - wrong OS?

When attempting to play the game Stanley Parable on my Toshiba Satellite L300-1FQ laptop, the game drives the graphics driver mad. After starting the game, the intro video plays out of sync with the ...
0
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2answers
66 views

enable on-board graphics after separated graphics card broken

My separated graphics card broke so I want to enable on-board graphics. Problem is I can't do anything in the Bios because my monitor has no signal. What should I do?
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1answer
101 views

Monitor flickering in gray areas when running newer games

i really can't seem to wrap my head around this one. I basically bought a new PC (almost new, anyway, since i'm using the graphics card and hdd from my old one) and when i run any newer game ...
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1answer
92 views

No display signal, graphics card dead? [closed]

I have an old Intel D945PLRN motherboard, and a NVIDIA 9500 GT connected via DVI cable to a Samsung LCD monitor. The system freezes sometimes after booting to Windows just recently and when I ...
0
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1answer
52 views

Doesn't display the whole window in Windows XP

My Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Netbook doesn't display the whole window in Windows XP. Does anyone know how to fix it? Any helpful answers would be greatly appreciated!
1
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1answer
72 views

Trying to find max resolution for AMD card

I am attempting to buy a large monitor for my younger brother for Christmas. I want to be sure his computer is able to support resolution beyond 1920x1080. He has an AMD A6-3650 APU with Radeon HD ...
0
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0answers
227 views

Monitor doesn't work with desktop PC. Works fine with laptop. Components seems to be fine

Recently i built new system from following components: MSI 760GMA-P34 (FX) mobo, AMD FX-4300 4-Core FX Series, 2GB Gigabyte GT 640 HD Series video card, 2 x 8 GB DDR3 Patriot (plugged in only one ...
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0answers
40 views

Connect laptop to second monitor - impossible?

There must be a really simple solution, so I feel a bit stupid having to ask: I want to get a Samsung Ativ 9 Plus which has a Micro-HDMI and some weird proprietary (or maybe not?) small VGA port. As ...
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0answers
77 views

same laptop model - different supported resolutions - eg. U530

I am looking at the Lenovo U530 laptop. for certain reasons, I have to pick my laptop from the Lenovo Canada site. The Lenovo Canada site ONLY has the U530 in 1366x768 resolutions. While the US ...
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3answers
2k views

Cannot set Max Screen Resolution of 2560x1440 with DELL U2711 Monitor

I have a DELL U2711 Monitor (27" Inches) with a Nvidia GTX 460 video card. The monitor can reach 2560 x 1440 max and the Video card 2560 x 1600 max. But The monitor only reaches 1680x1050. If I use a ...
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0answers
187 views

High pitch noise while monitor is off and several attemps for screen to load

I have a 24" Samsung SyncMaster 225 monitor which has started causing issues lately. When the power is off it emits a very high pitch noise. When I turn it on it goes away. I thought this might be a ...
1
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3answers
672 views

Cannot increase monitor refresh rate on second monitor

I just purchased an Asus VG248 monitor (supports 144Hz refresh rate) and I can not increase the monitor's refresh rate beyond 60Hz from Windows. My system setup: 2x AMD 6970 graphics cards in ...
1
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1answer
473 views

Can a full HD monitor work with nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430 on a VGA connection?

My PC runs on a AMD Athlon Dual core processor with 2 gb RAM. The graphics card is Nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430. I had connected my Viewsonic LCD monitor to it using a VGA cable but the monitor ...
1
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0answers
160 views

Left half of the screen is moved to the right, right half is partially moved left and distorted, video card related issue?

Since yesterday, after about an hour the left half of my screen is moved to the right on my display, and the right half is moved to the left, and has weird flickering lines. Also since today there's a ...
2
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2answers
217 views

Blurry display with KVM and two PCs

I have two PCs, both running Windows 7 with integrated Intel graphics chips, both attached to the KVM via VGA and the KVM is VGA to the monitor. When I switch between displays I notice that one of ...
2
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0answers
204 views

Random GPU output glitches, possible dying GPU?

On random occasion, the image on my screen will become extremely distorted for no reason- and in some cases these glitches can be reversed simply via changing the monitor configuration from 2 monitors ...
2
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1answer
1k views

PC Connected to A/V Receiver via HDMI - Issues When Switching Sources on Receiver

I just recently bought a 50ft. HDMI cable with Redmere from Monoprice so that I can finally hook my gaming PC (in another room) up to my 60" plasma. Once I figured out how to deal with some underscan ...
0
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1answer
123 views

New GPU - monitor stuck in power save

I have a Samsung syncmaster 2443NW monitor - currently I'm borrowing a LG Flatron w2246 (although this is in no way a long-term solution). I used the monitor's manual to check the monitor - apparently ...
0
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2answers
324 views

How do I determine if my power supply is dying?

I've asked a few questions (which you can view in my profile) regarding an old Gateway GM5474 (mostly) stock PC, It has been throwing kernel panics and just general non-responsiveness at random. ...
0
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1answer
427 views

Windows remote desktop to a pc without a monitor? / Force windows to boot in VGA?

I have an old pc with a broken graphics card. It can run on vga mode. So I decided to control it using remote desktop on my laptop. It worked. But I feel like Im wasting the monitor of that broken pc. ...
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3answers
359 views

Aspire 5741g laptop display corruption a few minutes after boot

What could be the reason that my Acer Aspire 5741G laptop always gets corrupted graphics a few minutes after boot? (Intel Chipset, Ati Graphics) It happens kernel independent. It happens in Windows ...
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2answers
414 views

How to permanently fix misaligned screen affecting multiple monitors?

I have 4 LCD monitors connected to a single PC with 2 graphic cards. And they all are setup in extended display mode, so it is basically a 1 big screen. But recently I am having a problem with the ...
1
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0answers
63 views

Single N560GTX-Ti-Twin-Frozr-II with 3 monitors?

With a single N560GTX-Ti-Twin-Frozr-II card, can I output to three monitors? and if so, how? I am currently getting this when I attempt to enable all three monitors:
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0answers
520 views

Monitors turn off for a second, Windows does the device disconnect and connect sound

I have two different monitors, one's a Samsung and the other's an LG. I recently movedand had my computer mailed over. Since setting it up here, randomly both monitors will turn black and come back ...
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1answer
153 views

Windows games runs slow, with brand new large monitor

I recently bought the ASUS PB278Q monitor and was happy with its cool resolution (2560x1440) and fruity colors until I decided to play Call of Duty game (Modern Warfare 3 to be precise). Its ...
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1answer
474 views

xfx radeon 7870 can't support dual monitors

I've been on multiple threads trying to figure this out. I have a few different monitors and only one will work at a time on my computer. I am currently only using the VGA to DVI adapters and only the ...
1
vote
1answer
150 views

How get video from video card and sound from sound card into HDMI cable?

I have a video card and a sound card. My Monitor has a audio jack which just forwards the audio signal from the HDMI cable. But the cable is connected to my video card and for sound, only the onboard ...
1
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0answers
63 views

Monitor won't turn on

I have an Acer flatscreen that works properly (I've tested it), connected to a graphics card that also works properly (also has been tested), and still it does not respond when I turn the computer on ...
0
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0answers
202 views

How to change monitor output from TV to RGB?

I have a LG IPS LED 24EA53 monitor, which is a low-quality cheap nightmare. One of the multiple issues with it is that by default, it scales the screen in such way that the image is terrible (like if ...
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1answer
60 views

2 hdmi's but only 1 output works?

Ok, so my desktop has an AMD FX chip and a GTX 650 graphics card. Also the system runs on windows 8. The problem is that it has 2 hdmi out puts (1 on the mother bourd and 1 on the graphics card) but ...
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2answers
356 views

Limited RGB range due to HDMI cable?

I have a NVidia GeForce GTX 660, connected to a Samsung SyncMaster S24B350 through a HDMI cable. On my computer, I'm running both, Windows 8 and Linux Mint. I think that something might prevent my ...
0
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1answer
1k views

“No Signal Detected” on monitor when plugging HDMI in monitor and DVI in PC

I have two monitors, a Viewsonic VA2231w-LED and an ACER H226HQL. The Viewsonic has only VGA and DVI connections, while the ACER has VGA, DVI and HDMI connectors. My problem stems from the fact that ...
2
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0answers
645 views

Flickering and 2D graphic errors in DX11 mode in fullscreen on AMD HD 5970

I have recently gotten an AMD Sapphire HD 5970 2GB video card. This seems to consist of two 1GB cards on the same chip (there is a crossfireX option but the card otherwise has only one PCI-E ...