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you are not currently using a display attached to an nvidia gpu

I bought a Dell n5110 in 2011. I used it to play games. Last week AW also played, but I got a fan problem. (my fan didn't turn on and laptop was shutdown when it overheated) Then I removed the ...
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Strange CPU/GPU 1 second stutter issue (video included)

I would be very thankful to whoever knows what causes this issue. I dont have much to explain but as you will see in the included video clip the computer stutters exactly at the same time as the Real ...
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New GPU. Computer shuts down unexpectedly after (semi) intensive graphics use

I recently purchased a GeForce GTX 760 and ran into this problem. I had a GT 640 to begin with and had no problems what so ever(except for shotty graphics). I installed my GTX, updated my drivers and ...
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Is it possible to display dedicated GPU image through motherboard ports?

On desktop PC I have CPU with Integrated Graphics (Intel i5) as well as dedicated Nvidia GPU. Is it possible to use dedicated GPU to render the graphics but output it through connector on the ...
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Are two GPU's, same model different build sizes the same? [closed]

If I'd have bought a new, good GPU 2 years ago that GPU would have been huge. In some older cases it wouldnt even fit. If I'd buy the same GPU today it would be small, just a little bit bigger than ...
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GPU crash with problems getting progressively worse; now can't even boot

I'm experiencing a major issue with my home PC. Here's a rundown of what happened today: While playing a game, I got a weird screen split where my monitor basically glitched and split the screen in ...
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Can an LTSP server use a GPU for client rendering?

I am setting up an LTSP (Linux Terminal Server Project) server and some Raspberry Pi's as thin clients. Could the server make use of a GPU to increase the performance of rendering the thin clients' ...
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Random glitch while playing YouTube video

I often find myself getting this kind of random glitch while playing YouTube videos. It's either happen in the middle of a video (like the example above) or in the few first second of a video. When ...
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Running 2560x1440 with nVidia 525m on Dell XPS L502X

I'm trying to get a Dell Studio XPS L502X to run an external 27" monitor via the HDMI port running off an nVidia GeForce GT525m. This is the native resolution of the monitor. The highest resolution ...
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How do I deal with too few internal PCIe power connectors for a GPU?

I have an HP Z820 workstation and currently I have an Nvidia Quadro 600 (for display) and a GFX Titan (for CUDA computing) installed. The Titan takes up all the available internal PCI-Express ...
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Is this how a broken graphic card looks like?

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-FW51JF model that comes with ATI Mobility Radeon HD4570 graphic card. The OS installed is Windows 7 sp2. It was working fine up until yesterday morning. It suddenly started to ...
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Why is my GPU not being fully utilized?

I happen to have two identical X201 Lenovo laptops, both with Windows 7 installed, latest drivers, etc. However, only one manages to run 3D computer games with decent performance. I have gone ...
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Computer shutting down after playing a graphical game

For a while, whenever i play a graphically intensive game, The computer just shuts down unexpectedly, with no warning. These are my specs: Intel Quad Core Q6600 AMD Sapphire R9 500 watts power ...
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OS X - GPU Panic

For half a year, I've been experiencing random freezes/reboots on my MacBook Pro Retina Mid 2012 model. My current OS is OS X Yosemite, but I started experiencing the issue in the Mavericks era. The ...
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My GPU temperature is too high

I have Nvidia GTX 560ti as graphic card, when I play games like Dota2, NBA, FIFA etc temperature goes to 90-99 degrees and I'm afraid it is going to damage it permanently or even damage other ...
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Relationship between RTSS statistics server and EVGA Precision/MSI Afterburner

There used to be just riva tuner and riva tuner statistics server. But now there appears to be EVGA Precision and MSI Afterburner which interact with RTSS. RTSS has also lost some configuration ...
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Do I need VGA drivers?

I bought the "ASRock H81 Pro BTC" and on the drivers-website I saw a VGA driver. I have an Intel Xeon processor (no GPU unit like in the i7's) and I will soon get a GTX 970. Is a VGA driver directly ...
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GPU drivers crashing VLC or games - CPU or PSU fault?

For a long time I've been experiencing the "Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered." errors. I tried everything that is possible, to no avail. Today, I monitored ...
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How do I find out if VLC is using hardware rendering/decoding at this moment?

Let's say I am currently playing a video in VLC. How do I find out if VLC is using hardware (GPU) rendering, or decoding, at this moment? This question is not about enabling using the GPU.
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Windows 7 command line GPU temperature [closed]

Are there any windows 7 applications that output the GPU temperature to the command line?
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CPU pins bent-ish and processor dead. Steps to take?

I have an old computer that's been non-functional for some years. Last I checked it has power and turns on, fan spins, SATA ports give power, but no video output. My assumption is that the CPU is ...
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Adding a GeForce GPU will add up the graphics processing on Gigabyte 880GM?

My Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-880GM-USB3. It has onboard graphics ATI Radeon HD 4250. I have a spare GPU - GeForce 8400GS 512MB DDR2 and I was wondering if I shall add it to my system. The only reason ...
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GPU Whistling when Testing Direct3D demo

The other day I decided that I wanted to learn a little DirectX/Dirext3D programming. I downloaded one of the examples showing directX11, and it compiled and ran fine, however, my GPU whistles while ...
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GPU - what is the benefit of additional shader cores and VRAM?

I am about to get a new laptop. I am going to use the laptop for video editing/encoding, on-the-fly screen recording of internet videos (so I don't want the video playback to be jerky while it's ...
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Replacing notebook thermal pads

I happen to own 2 Acer Aspire notebooks - old 5737Z and newer V3-571G. One thing they have in common is overheating a lot (I wouldn't blame them, they were abused a lot). I heard it could help quite a ...
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My PC blacks out randomly. Screen says “No Signal”, fans and LEDs are running

My PC blacks out randomly. After running for maybe 1hr or so the monitor blacks out and displays "No Signal". Audio also stops and I am unable to turn off the PC with keyboard shortcuts. The green LED ...
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Play internet video in external players (cross-platform)?

I have created a similar question on this on the ubuntu page. While that question was directed to a certain problem with adobe flash player in Linux, the answer that I found in the end is ...
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Heterogeneous (cpu+gpu) System Architecture using C++ [closed]

I want to develop an image processing system on a computer that has both multi-core CPU and GPU (I don't have such a computer yet, so this is part of the question too - what cpu and gpu models are ...
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Direct access to video card using a microcontroller or DOS-based OS [closed]

I am trying to build a handheld 3D positioning system that can track in real-time (1000 Hz) a handheld 3D position in reference to a virtual 3D object. To be more specific: I have a robotic arm ...
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Check my video card memory [duplicate]

I have a r9 290x GPU, and i am suspecting that it has started to fail me. All my games have started crashing randomly, freezing my computer, giving me a black screen before it recovers and tells me ...
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Infrequent Soft-Freezes ingame; have to Ctrl-Alt-Del out

Ever since getting my new computer, it's had this problem: Around every month or so, when playing games, it will just randomly lock-up. The freeze is purely process-based, as far as I can tell. ...
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How to update video driver when I'm recieving error code 31

I am using a Dell Latitude 3540 with an AMD Radeon HD 8850M running Windows 8, recently the motherboard was replaced because the GPU was dying, after it was replaced it worked for a while, then I ...
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Does the Windows 98 OS/shell use the CPU to write to the framebuffer/display?

I mean does it use the CPU to access MMIO to put pixels on the display without having other hardware (e.g. GPU, etc.) follow-up after it. When Windows 98 boots, it loads an image by whatever program ...
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Can Linux be installed successfully on an intel atom D2500/GMA3600?

I'm triyng to install debian on an intel D2500HN motherboard that features the GMA3600 Power VR video chip. I tested various versions, 32 and 64 bit but the result is always the same: an artifact ...
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Powerful PC struggles during normal use

I recently bought a PC with the following specs: MOBO: ASRock Z97M Pro4 Chip: Intel i5 4670k RAM: 16 GB RAM 1600MHz Storage: SSD Samsung 840 EVO 250GB to boot the OS and 1TB HDD 7200rpm for data ...
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Why is my PCI-Express 3.0 graphics card running as PCI-Express x16 v2.0?

My new computer is a top value machine: Motherboard ASUS CrossHair V Formula Z CPU FX-9370 DRAM 2.133MHz GPU Radeon R9 280X PSU Corsair AX1200i All drivers are up to date (as for today: September ...
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If I enable SurroundView, will I still be using my GPU?

So, I enabled Surround View in the BIOS to use two monitors, one is plugged at the GPU and the other at the motherboard. Everything works fine. But I'm using the GPU for both monitors? Catalyst ...
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Triple monitor setup on GPU and MOBO

So, I have an AMD 7870 Sapphire OC Edition. It only has two DVI slots, HDMI and a display port. Anyway, I have two 1080p IPS panels setup to my main monitors, these are both connected to the GPU via ...
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Does turning off the monitor drop GPU power consumption?

When I manually switch one of my monitors off in a dual monitor setup does the GPU drop power consumption and stop sending a signal to the monitor? Does it work the same way when Windows turns off ...
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GPU memory performance effects

What performance effects should I expect by downgrading from 3GB to 1.5GB on the same video card (an nvidia GTX 560m if it matters). I have read that the extra memory over 1.5GB is mostly superfluous, ...
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Graphics stuttering in 3D Games

Every time I play a game, I experience random stuttering of video and the FPS counter very briefly goes down to 0. This stuttering can be seen in this YouTube video, with the most obvious stuttering ...
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Incredible graphic glitch

I tried to watch a video on Youtube, on HD. the very moment I hit play, my screen enters the matrix : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmDPLUnbnZI I immediately reset, and my screen now blinked like ...
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What are the differences between “scientific GPUs” and “gaming GPUs”?

I am currently working with neural nets and I recently made my code much faster by configuring a framework correctly to make use of a GPU. The GPU that is used is a Tesla C2075, which is part of the ...
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GPU's performance mainly depends on which factor [closed]

There are many specs given about a GPU. I want to know by which single factor its performance can be measured; would it be based on pixels/sec, clock speed, number of cores, amount of memory, memory ...
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Is the Asus Z97 Board integrated Graphics or iGPU, and what is the difference? [duplicate]

I plan to buy an Asus Sabertooth Z97 Mark 1 board, with an Intel Xeon Processor E3-1220 v3 (without graphic). Now I don't know if the Asus board uses an integrated graphics or the graphics from my ...
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Do I need a video card?

I plan on building a computer with Intel Xeon E3 1231v3 which has no GPU: Graphics Specifications Processor Graphics: None on a Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H motherboard which has an onboard ...
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What is the different between a CPU with or without the GPU?

This may be a dumb question. But this is definitely a quick n easy question for those who know it :) When I choose to buy a CPU with No GPU, such as some of the Intel Xeon CPUs, what should I bear in ...
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How to identify hardware performance bottleneck in laptop? [closed]

Is there any tool that helps to determine the weakest link of my current laptop hardware specification? Any online guide to help me choose nice balanced configuration for the new laptop? I need to ...
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Shadowplay vs. NVenc?

I would like to understand the difference bitween NVidia Shadowplay and NVenc. Both allow you to encode videos in h.264 on the fly, but I understood that the first one use a h.264 dedicated chip ...
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Apple thunderbolt display 27' connected to PC

I just bought an apple thunderbolt display 27' and Asus maximus v extreme motherboard. My GPU is N480GTX. when I open a game ı cannot play in high performance. also in web pages like facebook, the gpu ...