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Dots and black screen while gaming

I have a very annoying problem with my PC. It's specifications are as follows: Model: ASUS N55SF Notebook Processor: i7 2670QM 2.20 GHz Graphics Card: GT 555M 2 GB My issue is that I ...
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Disabling discrete GPU in Win8 (UEFI) Laptop

Seeing how the Intel HD Graphics 4000 is covering all my needs perfectly for the moment, I would prefer to disable the NVIDIA dedicated GPU in my Lenovo Z400 for a while. I've already went to the ...
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Selecting the default GPU on an Asus motherboard

I have an ASUS P9X79 motherboard, on which I originally had one GPU (a cheap nVidia GeForce 210). I recently bought a newer, better GPU, and inserted it into the second PCI-E slot on the motherboard. ...
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disabling sound in a game increases FPS

Take League of Legends for example.. When I have my sound on I get an average of 50 FPS, but when I disable it my FPS rises to 60. Why Is this? I thought sounds were played using the CPU and FPS is ...
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Force process to use specific GPU - CentOS

We have a system with two video cards. One is stock and required to run the desktop GUI, and the other is an NVidea GPU only for video processing. (There is no video out) The problem is that ...
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New GPU crashing on startup

Recently bought a GeForce 8400 gs (1024mb DDR3 version) in hopes of upgrading (if you can call it an upgrade) my already out of date tower (Dell Inspiron 530) and just needed graphics better than the ...
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How to check GPU and motherboard compatibility?

I want to buy the following motherboard: link And this GPU: link How do I know if they are compatible?
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GPU glitches? Crashing both Linux Mint & Windows 7

My GPU is apparently dying on me. Yesterday it caused a BSOD on Windows and crashed MDM on Linux Mint. It caused a few strange graphical glitches before crashing on both operating systems. Today, i ...
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External GPU for macbook / mac mini

We use a mix of macbook pros and mac minis, from time to time we do some quite complicated cad modelling which takes a long time to render is there a way to hook up an external graphics card to the ...
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Do certain laptops, say Macbooks, have significantly better hardware buses than others?

Many modern laptops do not allow one to change the memory banks, as they are welded in, especially ultrabooks and Macbooks seem to have this 'feature'. I've heard that sometimes this idea is ...
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Monitor won't display anything when turned on

It's been a month now since my computer started having problems when being turned on. What happens is, the monitor keeps switching from sleep mode to awake mode. While doing this, the screen ...
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Can't install NVIDIA GRID K520 on Amazon g2

I made an AMI image of a server and load it into an Amazon G2 Windows (Server 2012) instance. I connected with RDP \ TightVNC and tried to install the graphic card driver NVIDIA GRID K520 as ...
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How many screens do two R9 290 cards support when put in crossfire?

How many screens do two R9 290 cards support when put in crossfire? I know nvidia has the limitation of only supporting two screens when in SLI mode, what's the maximum ATI supports when using ...
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Pavilion zv5200 graphics issues - Hardware or driver?

I have an old Pavilion zv5200 (service tag zv5260us) whose hard drive died a few years ago. Just recently, I picked up a used hard drive for it just to get it working again as a small, fun project. ...
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High pitched whine coming from the GPU/PSU?

This problem only happened today, and it has been getting really annoying. SPECS: Intel Core i3-3210 @ 3.2GHz 4GB x 2 RAM AMD Radeon R7 200 Series Now, Whenever I play games at a supposedly ...
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Hyper-V RemoteFX enabled Windows 8 VM RDP connection Issue

I have this errors after did the below steps: Installed Windows 2012 DataCenter and enabled Hyper-V role Enabled Remote Desktop Services Role and "Remote Desktop Virtualization Host Agent" service ...
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Allow desktop composition is missing from Group Policy - Windows 7 Ultimate - RDP

I have two Windows 7 Ultimate machines both with SP1 and all updates installed of course. Both machines can run Aero and everything. They are both new and modern machines, you get the idea. But ...
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Enable GPU for cryptocurrency mining while running monitor off IGP?

Users in the cryptocurrency community usually solve this by either: -Using DVI-A or such to vga adaptor and make a dummy plug with resistors. However, all my hardware run with DVI-D. Vga adaptors ...
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Computer force restarts when graphics card is installed

Specs: Intel Core i7 4770k with Corsair H100i Asrock Z87-ITX Corsair Vengeance 8GB x2 Rosewill HIVE 650W EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Runs to monitor through HDMI cable from GPU I've been troubleshooting a ...
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Upgrade soldered GPU

I have a few questions about GPU upgrading, my laptop is good but the GPU is really bad, if it was a better one I could play most recent games on medium-high instead of lower quality. My laptop is an ...
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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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how does mxm graphics card compatibility work

I have this aio PC that's like a gimpy laptop. It's only GPU expandability is an mxm slot but I've never used them. Do I treat them like pcie without a VGA port in regards to its version standards and ...
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Is a gradual increase in the reported GPU temperature a sign of impending hardware failure?

It's an uber old computer OS: Win 7 Pro M/B: P7P55 DE GPU: NVidia GEForce 8400 GS Cabinet: Antec with a single 120mm fan set at high-speed Security: MS Security Essentials Problem: ASUS ...
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Gamestream accellerated VNC application?

Steam currently has it's in-home streaming solution in he beta install of the application. This tech lets you stream your game over a VNC-like protocol to local devices but uses hardware encoding on ...
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NOTEBOOK WINDOWS 8.1 GPU issue

I have searched for every solution and possible problem on the internet... but this is what I came up with after testing on Skyrim. Skyrim blank No Mods --- Crashes after 5 minutes play (new game) ...
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How to increase Timeout Limit

I am doing some GPU intensive work. It is not rare that my OPENGL will crash and with it the app using it. I get presented with an error message suggesting to fix this by increasing the timeout limit. ...
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Is Flash hardware acceleration assignable to a given GPU?

On a KVM Windows guest with VGA passthrough, Flash hardware acceleration is not working, e.g. it shows a green screen for youtube videos. The GPU (AMD) is working well and has the latest drivers, ...
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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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Trying to install GPU in dell poweredge 1950 - refuses to boot past bios?

I currently have a poweredge 1950 (gen II i believe) in my possession setup as a ESXi vm host, i wanted to install a GPU in it i had lying around. its an NVidia 9800GT installed into one of the PCI-X ...
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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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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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what exactly is meant by 'programmable GPU'?

I am learning openGL and have come across this fact 'modern GPUs are programmable'. what exactly is meant by that? can a user program reprogram a GPU's function on the go?
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GPU plugged into a x16 PCIe with 4 available lanes, will it work?

I'm considering a configuration with a µATX motherboard (Fujitsu, with Intel Q87 chipset) that has two PCI express x16 slots, one would be occupied by a card that needs the 16 lanes, and the second ...
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is there a risk to undervolting?

I read that overvolting is bad for your card and will cause it to wear out faster. does undervolting do the same and make the life longer, or does it wear out the unit as fast as or perhaps faster ...
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How is GPU affinity decided in a Multi-GPU configuration?

In a Win 7 system with multiple different video cards (NON-SLI and NON-CROSSFIRE), how is decided GPU affinity? So you have 2 totally different video cards, each with it's own display and you launch ...
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Can i replace notebook GPU with something newer? [duplicate]

i saw some videos on youtube, that you're able to replace soldered GPU (very risky though) i have a macbookpro5,5 and thinking to replace gpu with something new (probably another OEM mobile GPU that ...
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PSU coil whine, black screen & loud gpu fan (need help)

As of 1 week ago my computer started having some really weird coil whine coming from the PSU, and my monitor became black a few times and you could hear the GPU fans go 100%, so i instantly went and ...
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SLI bridge vs powerful GPU?

I'm looking into upgrading my Gaming machine with a new GPU configuration. I want to avoid specifics and try to keep things on topic, so in general, am I likely to get better performance by putting 2 ...
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How do you measure GPU throttling?

How do I determine or monitor when and to what extend my GPU throttles due to thermal constraints? Is this data available natively in logs or do I need to run a separate program beyond what is ...
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Geforce 770 gtx reaching 95+ degrees

Hi guys! I've been playing Assassin's Creed IV a lot these days, I used nearly maximum video settings and my computer's temperature was looking good ( both CPU and GPU ). Yesterday I started playing ...
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GPU Upgrade from MSI GTX 560 Ti [closed]

So I haven't really kept up with tech news for a while (moving, jobs, RL and such) and was wondering what the best 'next step' upgrade would be for me. My current Rig: Core i5 2500k @4ghz 8gb ram ...
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Multi GPU and multi monitor setup with Linux

I have the the following setup: GPU's: Radeon hd7950 Radeon hd7770 CPU: Intel 3820K MOBO: Rampage 4 Extreme In windows I have my 1920x1080 display connected to my HD7950 (for gaming) and my 2 cheap ...
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Windows 8 - BSOD/locks persist after all hardware replaced except PSU. ATIKMDAG.SYS

I saw another user with a post similar, but no clarification, so I will lay out my situation. Problem: BSODs and/or Graphics distortion upon resuming the display from shutting off. NOT sleep mode. ...
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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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Why Laptop's Secondary (better) VGA doesn't work properly? [closed]

I have a laptop with switchable graphic cards and while the secondary VGA (the more powerful one) on some video games encounters fail ("close program" error) while the primary VGA can open the ...
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Losing monitor input - PSU or GPU suspect

I randomly lose video after playing games once in a while (mainly guildwars 2) regardless of graphics quality. Computer still produces sounds and appears working, but monitor reports no input. I ...
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How to configure X-Windows for CUDA-GDM with 1 GPU card and 1 motherboard adapter

The CUDA-GDB debugging tools apparently require a very specific x-windows configuration process and I am still trying to work out the steps. A person must install the NVIDIA drivers to access the CUDA ...
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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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Is a Dell XPS 15 L502x with three 24" monitors (1920 x 1200) possible?

I'm at a crossroads and need some PC advice. I'm a web developer so I'll have a few local web and DB servers running, maybe Photoshop and or Illustrator, any number of MS Office programs running, SQL ...
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ImageMagick for Windows not listing OpenCL as enabled

I'm trying to experiment with GPU-accelerated resize operations using ImageMagick. On my Windows machine, using convert -list configure lists only FEATURES OpenMP and not the OpenCL I expected since ...