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Second monitor not fully functioning

I recently set up a second monitor, and old Xerox XL370b. What I'm trying to do here is run one monitor off of my graphics card, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650, and the other off of integrated graphics. ...
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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 ...
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Two (discrete) graphics cards in the same system?

There are two GPUs, one is Geforce 580gtx, the other is Geforce titan, I want to use the first one for mostly game/general desktop applications, whilst the other one for mostly CUDA applications. So ...
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2answers
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LED screen occasionally will turn blue with horizontal lines (not BSOD)

Every now and then, my computer screen will turn blue with white horizontal lines. I thought the original reason was my overclocked GPU (300 MHz oc'd). However, when playing games (mostly BF3) and ...
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6answers
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Does the size of a monitor impact game performance?

I just build a brand new computer and I am having an issue while playing Minecraft. The new computer is an Inel i7 3820K with 32GB of RAM and 3 WD Black 1TB drives in a RAID 0 using th e Intel Matrix ...
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2answers
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Will turning off a monitor make GPU ignore the monitor?

If I buy three monitors and game on one of them (the center), will turning off the two others while gaming ensure I do not lose any performance because of the two other displays being connected?
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How to increase the resolution of a laptop screen more than it supports

I have a laptop, which has a screen resolution of 1366x768, as most laptops have. Is there any way to increase it? The laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6, with Intel HD 3000 graphics and Radeon HD 6490M ...
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5answers
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Why am I seeing red dots on my LCD screen?

My laptop is about 2.5 years old. Now I am starting to see red dots on certain shades of colour (mainly dark colours, blues and blacks), and it is not limited to certain pixels, because when you move ...
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Turning off/on monitor reduces non-maximized window sizes?

I believe this is a very strange problem, but i just switched back to PC from Mac after nearly 20 years so I'm certainly no expert with Windows 7 yet. My new computer has a Gigabyte HD 6970 GPU ...
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1answer
559 views

Can I use four monitors with a dual-link dual-DVI card?

I plan to get this card, a Gigabyte GTS 450. Apparently it has two DVI ports which support dual-link. Does that mean I can plug in two DVI monitors per port, i.e. four monitors creating one big ...
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1answer
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Computer screen sometimes won't turn on but computer appears to boot normally in background, forced to reset

I need help narrowing down the possible causes of a recent problem I have been having with my computer, due to a whole host of changes I made around the time of the problems appearance I don't know ...
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1answer
683 views

Monitor turns off suddenly GPU temps are normal

I have a Sapphire ATi Radeon 6850. My monitor is a DELL 2007w. OS is windows7. The problem I am having is that my monitor suddenly turns off as if it isn't receiving a signal from the GPU. At first I ...
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1answer
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3D apps and GPU intensive operations locks up screen in Windows

Every time I start a video game or anything GPU intensive my screen locks up like the picture below. I have disabled and enabled SLI multiple times and I have tried plugging the monitor into ...
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1answer
745 views

3 monitors over 2 graphics cards in Fedora

Currently, failing to set up Xdmx correctly, I am trying to use 3 displays with 2 graphics cards in one machine under Fedora 15 and KDE. The 2 graphics cards are an ATI HD4670 (pcie) and (iirc) a ...
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1answer
104 views

How can I “focus” my GPU's render to the game's monitor?

I just purchased a new monitor and plugged it to my 9600 GT. I used to play Civ 5 at max settings fairly smoothly, but now that I have 2 monitors to render at once, it's quite laggy. How could I focus ...
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1answer
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PCIE slot priority for BIOS boot display?

When a PC with more than one GPU installed boots, how does it determine which display adapter to use for the boot display when you have more than one GPU? My problem is that I have a PC with 2 high ...