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Why does my laptop have two graphics cards?

I've recently discovered when troubleshooting performance issues with PC games that my computer has two built in GPUs (My particular computer is the Lenovo U530 Touch for those interested - specs). ...
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Two different GPUs in this machine

I wonder if my computer configuration is capable of handling these two different GPUs, especially the PSU. Configuration: Corsair CX600 Intel i7 4770K 3.5 16GB Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR2 1866 CL9 ...
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Can I use 2 graphics cards

I just bought a new graphics card and was wondering if I'd be able to use it with my old one, or if I just need to just use one. My old card is a XFX Core Edition FX-785A-CNL4 Radeon HD 7850 and ...
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Linux kernel does not boot when Intel integrated graphics is enabled

I have a Desktop PC with an Intel H87 chipset (Intel DH878RL board, in case that matters), a CPU with integrated graphics and a dedicated NVidia GeForce 560Ti. Both are connected to the same display, ...
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Windows: Use Intel Onboard GPU for bootup, then switch to NVidia

I have a Desktop PC with an Intel H87 chipset, a CPU with integrated graphics and a dedicated NVidia GeForce 560Ti. Both are connected to the same display, because I only ever want to use one of them ...
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Windows 8.1 x64 black screen on boot

I have done a ton of research on this already and seems to be a very common problem with 8.1. The thing I am finding is that everyone has this issue when they upgrade to win 8.1. In my case I had 8.1 ...
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How do I set my primary graphics card?

I have Acer Aspire V5-552G laptop and it has dual graphic cards 1. on board graphic (Radeon HD 8650G) and 2. dedicated graphic card (Radeon HD 8750M) but the on board graphic card is my primary (which ...
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SLI video cards memory

Imagine you have two identical video cards with 2GB memory each. I was told when they work in SLI mode, you actually have 2GB of video memory and not 4GB. Is this true and if yes - why is it so?
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Can i7 4770 take 2 GPUs?

I want to use 2 AMD Radeon HD5450 GPUs and a Intel i7 4770 for a multi-seat gaming setup. I have found a motherboard that has 2 PCIe x16 ports ports but I am wondering if the CPU will support it ...
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Running multiple monitors with different generations of ATI cards

So the situation is that I currently have an HD4850, that is running two monitors. I'm looking to buy an HD7850 to run my two other monitors. Is it possible to mix the HD4XXX and HD7XXX generations of ...
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Two NVidia Cards, Two Monitors, stop working after switch over - Windows 7

So My Settings are: Card A: GeForce GTX 560 Ti Card B: GeForce 9800 GTX+ Setup: an Asus Mother Board with Intel Core i7 that supports SLI I connected each of the cards to a monitor, everything ...
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Noisy GPU fan after standby resume

I have a GeForce GTX660 and a GTX8800 on my system. When I had Windows 7 they both were quiet a lot. Now after the upgrade to Windows 8 I notice the following: when system boots up the fans spin fast ...
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Intel HD Graphics 4000 is used instead of nVidia Geforce 630M for old game?

I have recently bought an Toshiba Satellite P855-32X laptop. Firs thing after I did launch this laptop is ofcourse update all drivers to the newest ones. Configure everything I needed and it works ...
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On a dual-GPU laptop, is using the discrete GPU ever more power efficient? [closed]

Given a laptop with a dual integrated/discrete GPU configuration, is it ever more power efficient to use the discrete GPU instead of the integrated? Obviously when writing an email or working on a ...