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Will enabling Hyper-V on Windows 8 impact GPU performance?

I am vaguely aware that when you enable the Hyper-V feature on Windows 8 it somehow affects the host operating system itself, is that right? So if I've got a PC with an nVidia GTX770 and I enable ...
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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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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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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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3answers
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Video hardware errors make system unreliable after installing new GPU, software or hardware issue?

Ever since replacing a GTX 570 with a GTX 660 Ti, my system has become unreliable. Is there anything I can do to determine if it's a hardware or software problem? System reliability (after installing ...
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1answer
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Suggest me GPU's & motherboard to set up 6 display's [closed]

I would like to setup 6 displays and need advice on which GPU or GPU's to buy and which motherboard can support them. One display will be Dell U2412M and other 5 will be LG IPS225. Dell U2412M ...
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Computer freezes, squares appearing and NVIDIA failing

My computer has been acting weird all since I got it almost a year ago. I've been using both Windows 8 and Windows 7 on it, and the problem has occurred in both OS's. Randomly, my computer decides to ...
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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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Will I lose my Windows 8 activation after hardware upgrade?

Windows 8 Pro w/WMC is installed on an Asus M3A78-EM with an on-board GPU. I wish to upgrade the GPU and have purchased a compatible one but have not installed it yet. I also wish to upgrade its CPU. ...
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Can Windows 8's Hyper-V use the full power of the host hardware?

There's DOSBox for really old games, and some games work fine in Windows 8, but for that era of games that ran on Windows 95/98/XP, we've been somewhat out of luck if the game needs to utilize a GPU. ...