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How to check Intel iGPU frequency on Linux?

I own Intel Haswell G3420. At stock its iGPU has 1,15 GHz turbo frequency. In my UEFI I overclocked the iGPU to 1,5 GHz and added voltage. However the framerates in both benchmarks and games are the ...
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Amd driver stopped responding and has recovered from an error

So this is 3 weeks since I got the GPU Sapphire R9 270 2GB. The other specs for my PC are: CPU: Amd FX 8320 PSU: Corsair RM 750W RAM: 4GB DDR3 1366 (for now) SSD: Samsung 840 Evo Motherboard: ...
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Can wrong drivers in Windows cause hardware failure?

If I install wrong drivers manually or via a driver update software for my GPU, BIOS or anything else in my PC - can it cause the part to fail? I have already lost two laptops from onboard GPU failure ...
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Glitches after closing/opening laptop lid. T410p, NVIDIA

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo T440p. I have an integrated Intel GPU, which works fine (until now), and another gpu (NVIDIA GeForce 730M) which I wanted to use instead. I installed the ...
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Games in windowed mode lag (with AMD GPU)

Before I start, I tested the latest beta and the latest stable (as of now) drivers, both had this problem. The problem is also not specific to any game, like it happens in Battlefield 4 and Trine 2. ...
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is Geforce Experience viable for maintaining GPU drivers?

I'm using Geforce Experience to update my Nvidia GPU drivers whenever a new release arrives. I don't let it install automatically, and I do use a custom clean install with only drivers and PhysX. ...
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107 views

Is there a way to trick or force a consumer graphics card to use workstation card drivers?

Related to this question and the chosen answer, in particular this bit: There are some minor differences to create this rate fence - for example, the Quadro / Fire Pro models use different drivers ...
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482 views

Can't update GPU drivers on my Samsung NP-350V5C under Windws 8.1

I get Batman GOTY edition, but I can't run it: I have something like 1 or 2 FPS or I get the error ?FRA?Launch.Errors.Error.FailedToCreateD3D9Device?, it depends on the selected driver. As far as I ...
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125 views

Blue and yellow dots on screen after motherboard replacement

I use windows 7 x64 and have a Dell Studio XPS 1645 with a AMD RADEON Mobility HD 4670 video card. A Dell engineer has replaced the motherboard a week ago after experiencing this problem. I have ...
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Do I need some drivers for my videocard (GPU) in linux?

I just got a new laptop, and I just started to use it. I am currently using Manjaro (arch linux based) on it, and I am doing some tests. My computer has this specifications: Model: ASUS X750J CPU: ...
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How do device driver instructions program the GPU?

Say I am using a computer, any typical modern computer more or less. A device driver is responsible for everything I see on my screen, including right as I type this the screen is updated(this is, of ...
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Aren't there fail-safe drivers for GPUs?

I had display issues with an extremely old integrated graphical chipset on Windows 8.1 Preview, so I decided to purchase the Nvidia GTX 660, imagining that it would have a slightly better support. It ...
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3answers
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How to restart a video card driver in Windows 7?

Some times my video card driver (Intel GMA X4500HD) crashes and gets restarted automatically. But more often (almost every time I watch a flash-powered online video for a period of time) it just gets ...
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1answer
80 views

Blue lines when using a high resolution

I bought a new computer screen of 2560x1440, however, using any resolution higher than 1920x1080 makes the screen very blue, vertical lines. As if every odd pixel on the x-axis is not displayed and ...
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1answer
359 views

nVidia drivers crash on low temperatures

First of all, GPU specs: GTX 660M with driver version 320.18. It had been awhile since I had last tried to game, and then when I tried to play something just a couple of days ago the game wound up ...
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AMD Graphics Drivers won't install properly

Windows 8 x64 I have an MSI Frozr II AMD Radeon 7850 2GB. I bought it maybe about two weeks ago and upon installing it I've been having problems with the HDMi audio from it. I have another question ...
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Videos and Page scrolling are slow on my computer

I am having a problem in my brother's computer- scrolling in pages (no matter what app), and watching youtube videos, and other streaming videos are working slow (playing videos in vlc from my ...
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592 views

AMD Catalyst Control Center reoccuring issue: Application Profiles regularly disappear and then reappear

I'm currently having a reoccurring issue where the 'Application Profiles' (custom driver-forced graphical settings per game) of AMD Vision Engine Control Center (AKA or formerly known as AMD/ATI ...
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1answer
771 views

Windows 8, Wrong GPU detection

I have a HP DV6 laptop with ATI Radeon HD 6490M GPU. It came with Windows 7 preinstalled. I recently installed Windows 8 Pro onto it. The GPU(s) shown are Intel HD 3000 and ATI Radeon HD 7400 Series ...
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GPU testing tool?

I'm looking for a tool that perform different operations on a graphic card in order to check for any problem or glitch. I had a nasty freeze / crash problem with some games recently. At best I have a ...
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2answers
474 views

GPU Driver Crash

I have recently bought a XFX Radeon HD 6570 GPU for my custom built computer. Everything works fine, except my GPU. When I try to play games, such as Skyrim or Portal 2, it crashes. For example, I can ...
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499 views

Precautions for replacing nVidia GPU with AMD GPU

My nVidia GeForce 8800 GT broke. I bought an AMD 5770 to replace it. I cant log on to my computer to remove the nVidia driver because I cant see the screen with a broken GPU. Without doing so, is it ...
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1answer
137 views

Is different drivers loaded for crossfired GPUs normal?

I have two Radeon 5850's in a crossfire setup, and I'm seeing some differences in GPU-Z for their drivers (the second doesn't have that "Catalyst 10.12") and what they say for Crossfire: Is that ...
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1answer
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No graphics memory?

I recently upgraded to Core i3 on H55 chipset, and using the integrated GPU on the chip. I installed AOE III, on running, it shows me an error saying that .. graphics memory is 0mb .. min reqd is ...
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Using PhysX on a Radeon GPU?

Is it possible to get PhysX to run on a Radeon GPU? I've seen various posts on forums claiming someone has found a way, but I was unable to locate any actual guides or software downloads to do it. ...