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HP Pavillon P6000 series vs. Graphics card

I had purchased a good two years ago an Alienware X51 which had been all swell up onto the point it crashed on me. I thanked God that I kept my old HP Pavillon P6644y. Now, surprising my old Pavillon ...
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Could a missing blade of a fan result in hardware failure

I'm using an example that I have just encountered, but it involves a more general question regarding computer hardware and airflow. For some reason my NVIDIA 9800 GT fried, I've actually no idea why. ...
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STARCRAFT and integrated i5 graphic, AMD, and dedicated graphics card? [closed]

STARCRAFT and integrated i5 graphic, AMD, and dedicated graphics card? how significant is the difference between these in terms of being able to play STARCRAFT? Thanks a bunch! K550LC-DS51-CA w/ ...
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I need application for create graphs like as gnuplot, but for “windows user” [closed]

I'm looking for application like gnuplot. I need to do a lot of Bitcoin graphs from .csv data files. Gnuplot for me is difficult. Can you recommend me other tool?
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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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Intel - How pre-allocated memory and legacy VGA works

Reading a few datasheets for Intel processors and I keep reading - This address range extends from 1 MB to the top of physical memory that is permitted to be accessible by the IMC (as ...
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Ubuntu GUI slows to a crawl when doing CPU heavy stuff

For a clients site we have an Ant-build that is highly parallelized. The build consists of multiple GWT modules that are all quite heavy and built in parallel. The build takes about 5 minutes or so. ...
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second monitor causes graphics suttering

i'm running hp probook 450 with win 8.1 64bit when i connect a second monitor(philips 234cl) through the HDMI port, the laptop monitor stutters every 15 seconds or so, and the newly connected monitor ...
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Experiences with pc stability

I've always had a problem with the stability of the pcs I use, so my current one died a few days ago ( something wrong with the cpu, no more information was given in the 20+ WHEA BSODS ), and the ...
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How are graphics produced on the screen?

I have been trying to get a complete answer to this for a long time and I know it is complex. For example lets say we wanted to produce the character 'H' on the screen. H is 72 in ascii or 48 in Hex ...
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Are there problems with using USB Graphics Hubs?

I'm interesting in purchasing a Hengedock (docking) station for my MBP. I asked them : Is it possible to have dual monitor support And they replied You can connect dual ...
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How do I install Krita on Debian Xfce lightly?

I want to install Krita on Debian Xfce but I am worried that installing Krita will also install all the Kde related stuff and will bog down my system. Installing Kde components is not an issue, ...
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How can I change Graphics in Asus from Intel to nVidia?

Recently I had to change my OS and I reinstalled Windows 8, now I have a graphic issue! My laptop has 2 graphic cards: Intel 3000 HD (Onboard) GeForce nVidia 610M but now after changing ...
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Graphics card runnig at 8X instead of 16X

I have a problem with my grapics card (MSI R9 280X) When i enter bios on my pc it say that my grapics card is running at 8X instead of 16X I know that the grapics card should be as close as possible ...
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Am I getting the right display resolution in Dell laptop?

I installed Fedora 19 and Ubuntu 13.10 dual boot on my Dell Inspiron 3537 It had an AMD HD 8670 graphics card and installed the amd-catalyst-14.2-betav1.3-linux-x86.x86_64 graphics card driver. It ...
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Is my FPS limited by CPU or graphics card? Rotating 3D surfaces in Matlab

I have a modern laptop. When I use Matlab to visualize a 3D surface with a large number of vertices, I can only get a frame rate around 5 FPS when rotating it. With transparent surfaces, only 1 FPS. ...
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How to install intel driver in Lubuntu

Ive recently installed Lubuntu on my pc. But i don't know how to install my intel chipset driver (intel_inf8111010fin.exe). Specs: Lubuntu 13.10 (Salamander) & WinXp Sp3 P4 cpu 2.60, 1 ram
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Two graphics cards usage

I'm building a new PC and my motherboard has an onboard Intel graphics card on it. I am also getting an Nvidia graphics card. The Nvidia card has 2 HDMI ports on it and the motherboard has 1 HDMI port ...
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2 projectors + internal screen on Lenovo x230 Tablet?

I teach 100+ classes every year on fraud and ethics. I often need to write notes but people in the back of the room can't see the flipchart. So I want to connect 2 projectors: One would show my pptx ...
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computer will not boot with video card in lower slot

Please help me if you can. I added a second gpu to my rig and I cannot get it to boot. I CAN boot with either card in the upper pcie16 slot. I cannot boot with either in the lower pcie16 slot. ...
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Display a message on a monitor without using a laptop

Is there a cheaper, simple, smaller solution to having to use a laptop to drive my DELL LED monitor? All I want it to be able to do is say "Congratulations SO & SO". Maybe if it had some cool ...
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Extract images from unknown filetype called .gfx

I have this unknown filetype called .gfx (used in a computer game called Zezenia) which I'm pretty certain contain uncompressed flat images (possible .bmp or .png) but I'm not sure how to extract, ...
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Is it possible to have two cores in one GPU?

Instead of plugging two graphics cards containing one core each rather can a graphic card have two cores.
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What is the difference between GDDR3 and DDR3?

I am trying to buy a laptop, and I have seen in many place that they show GDDR3 and sometimes DDR3. What is the difference between them? afaik DDR3 is a type of RAM used for system memory, while ...
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How to use Photoshop ot other software to make this kind of picture?

Here is the pic: Make one part stand out by making the other part grey. How to do that in Photoshop or other software?
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AMD Radeon 6800 seems to have randomly stopped working

I was playing metro last light and I had low fps, so I turned the graphics down and restarted the game. While the game was showing company logos, the game freezes and lines appear everywhere. I try to ...
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PC 1 Long 2 Short Beeps, No BIOS

I just built a PC and it just makes 1 long and 2 short beeps. I'm pretty sure it's not the graphics card because it is working fine with all fans on and pcie ports work. I tried both ports for ...
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a program to put distance and lines on image

I basically want a program that allows me to do the following: import a graphic in png or jpg format. Make straight lines on the image in various colors, when I hit the enter button the line also ...
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Photoshop CC does not detect AMD Radeon 7770 Card

Here's a descriptive image of everything I can show: http://i.imgur.com/dIPOhcV.jpg I've got an AMD Radeon 7770HD GHz edition graphics card, along with Integrated Intel HD graphics. I'm also running ...
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How do I permanently disable Wacom touch on Linux"

I have a wacom tablet with touch feature which I never use, on top of I hate to use because it is always on my way interferes with my palm. I would like to disable it permanently if possible. I use ...
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Wierd graphics issue in WoW

I noticed these weird transparent dot like things around various things in World of Warcraft when I started playing again recently. It doesn't look normal, nor was it there before and is quite ...
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How to draw pixel-perfect geometric shapes and patterns?

When designing user interfaces, games and other visual applications, very often you have to have an image with a well defined geometric pattern. Some examples: A placeholder image of given size with ...
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Does PAL has any resolution? [closed]

I'm trying to learn about analog video signals like PAL,VGA and S-video. I recently read about PAL signal It says Each PAL frame consist of 625 lines, 25 frames per second However It says ...
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cgminer hardware errors with sapphire r9 270x oc?

I am mining litecoin with a Sapphire r9 270x 2GB card but i am unable to go anywhere above intensity 13 without a lot of hardware errors. At intensity 13 it is hashing stable at about 335kh/s with 0 ...
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Run GTX 770 at 5760x1080 on Windows 8?

I just purchased an NVIDIA GTX 770, and I would like to run games (e.g. Dirt 3) across all 3 monitors. I can't seem to find any information on how to do this. If I could force Windows to treat all 3 ...
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laptop graphic card pci express identification

How can you identify what type of pci-e version it is for my laptop? I've taken apart my laptop to where my motherboard is exposed for me to view. I've done a couple of research to figure this out but ...
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How to fix pink mini applications in Windows 7?

After recent Windows 7 update, the mini application for wheather or system performance started to display incorrectly in pink. I have two machines featuring this bug, a notebook with integrated Nvidia ...
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Trying to find max resolution for AMD card

I am attempting to buy a large monitor for my younger brother for Christmas. I want to be sure his computer is able to support resolution beyond 1920x1080. He has an AMD A6-3650 APU with Radeon HD ...
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Laptop screen scrambles after boot unless plugged into external monitor

I have a strange problem. I had something fall on my laptop closing the screen down forcefully. Now when I boot the computer the screen is scrambled. It is not scrambled during the BIOS screen or the ...
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Simulate 1600x900 resolution in 1920x1080 monitors

In our company we have some 1920x1080 monitors. Those PCs are running Windows 7 and built in graphics card (Intel HD graphics). For our client requirement, we need to test certain feature of a ...
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What is the difference between binary data of an image and the translated data that the GPU sends to the monitor?

I'm reading about GPU's, and they say that a CPU generally cannot perform the complex calcuations required to translate an image's binary data to create the actual image, but what does this mean ...
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Display becomes messed up at 16bit

I'm trying to play Planescape Torment on my Windows install on a MacBook Pro. The colors in the entire game are garbled and messed up. The problem is the color palette. In fact, the color palette on ...
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What causes garbled text in Chrome URL text field?

This is what I see in the URL bar of Google Chrome (Version 31.0.1650.57 m): But copying and pasting this text shows: http://stackoverflow.com/unanswered Why is this? Note: Rebooting solves ...
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Problems with Intel graphics card

I've got a problem with my graphics card. In Windows XP my graphics card is shown as size: 256MB, but in Windows 7 it is shown as size: 64MB, and I can't run some games. I want an explanation. Thank ...
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How to set a default graphics card? [duplicate]

I'm facing a problem in which I have an AMD graphics card and an Intel integrated graphics chip.The AMD graphics board is not the default display and as such my system is using the Intel graphics. ...
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Windows 8.1 troubleshooting

I upgraded my laptop from Windows 8 to 8.1. When i try to open some of the applications it gives a message box saying that I need to update my Graphic Drivers. How am I to do that?
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Will this graphics card fit my MOBO

P31-ES3G mobo: Which has expansion slots: 1 x PCI Express x16 slot 3 x PCI Express x1 slots 3 x PCI slots Was thinking of upgrading my graphics card to a: XFX R7850 CORE EDITION PCI EXPRESS 2 GB ...
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How much Bandwidth does an Express Card slot on a Laptop put out?

I want to buy a Dell M6800 Laptop workstation. Can someone tell me how much bandwidth does 54 mm Express Card slot put out ? Also how many lanes of PCIe that slot has ? ( x1, x4, x8, x16 ) How do I ...
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Strange behaviour:System applications and file manager apps show no content

I have recently installed updates on my Linux Mint to find that nothing can be displayed over the Desktop...when I open a folder it only displays as a black border...same with the welcome dialog.The ...
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Screen stops responding in full screen applications

Hi I am encountering a strange problem any ideas would be helpful. I am trying to run certain games in full screen whilst doing so my screen goes blank and get the no data received message. This ...