An expansion card inserted into a motherboard for rendering graphics with enhanced performance over integrated graphics solutions.

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R9 270X - poor 3D performance with Catalyst, resolution trouble with radeon

I recently bought an XFX Radeon R9 270X and run Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I use it via HDMI to a (plasma) TV. I also make use of HDMI audio through it. Before my upgrade, I forced xrandr to use a custom ...
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New PC build, Monitor won't display anything

I just built a new PC for the first time in about 7 years. I think I have everything set up correctly. I've just turned it on for the first time. The PC seems to run fine. No beeps. All the ...
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How do I uninstall the AMD Graphics Card drivers but not the CPU drivers?

I'm installing a new 750ti SC and I need to uninstall my current drivers (AMD video card) before installing the nVidia card into my computer. The problem is that I can only find guides to uninstalling ...
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I need video card for playing 1080p hd videos what is cheapest video card for my desktop pc? [on hold]

My pc specification.. Intel Desktop Board D845GLVA Microsoft Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Service pack 3 Intel Pentium 4 CPU 1.80 GHz 1 GB of Ram DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c ...
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Is it safe to use one 6 + 2 PCIe power cable to GPU

I will be installing a R9 290x that requires both a 6 pin PCIe power connector and a 6 + 2 PCIe power connector. Is it ok to use one PCIe 6 + 2 power cable from the PSU that splits into two 6 + 2 ...
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Disable auto-brightness in Windows 7

We have an ASUS laptop with hybrid graphics (Intel HD graphic and Nvidia GT325M). The problem is, when it's on battery, the display automatically dims when the screen is showing dark contents, for ...
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Are CUDA cores the same as rendering cores on a GPU?

After reading into CUDA cores I am under the assumption that the CUDA cores are just the normal cores of the GPU. They can be used to perform physics calculation to unload the CPU using PhysX or they ...
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Packard Bell EasyNote TE69KB is crashing because of battery overcharge?

I have a Packard Bell EasyNote TE69KB Notebook with an AMD-E1 2500 APU, AMD Radeon HD8240 graphics and 2 GB Ram. On the Notebook is Windows 8.1 installed with all updates and all drivers are updated. ...
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Graphics card doesn't know about driver

I have a notebook with integrated and dedicated graphics card. I've reinstalled the system recently and tried to install driver for dedicated card (and integrated as well). The AMD self recognizing ...
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Mixing ATI and nVidia

I used to have an old nVidia GeForce 9400 graphic card with 512 MB of ram. Recently I replaced that with an ATI R7 240 with 4GB of ram (not a killer graphic card though) and I removed the old graphic ...
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Does discrete video card use motherboard monitor connector too?

I have Gigabyte GA-B85M-D3H motherboard (MB) with installed GTX770 discrete video card. Both MB and video card have sockets to connect monitors. Are these sockets equivalent? For example, if I play ...
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Windows 8 or Nvidia issue: Part of screen fades out to gray

I have this very weird issue that occurs on my machine, and it's easy to reproduce: Method 1: Go to Youtube or another video site play a video the rest of the screen fades out to gray The video ...
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video playing in vlc, etc, has issues with high-bandwidth video

how can I diagnose/fix playback? I actually have issues with wmp, vlc, and bsplayer... I never use wmp so I'll restrict this to vlc and bsplayer. the issue is with high bandwidth video, particularly ...
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DVI-HDMI cable increases temperature after plug in video card with 7 degrees celsius

I have bought a DVI-HDMI cable (Video cart - Monitor) for my monitor, that was using a VGA cable. My config is dual monitor: Samsung S22C00 + Samsung Syncmaster 225 BW (configure to run on same ...
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Multiple Monitors, only one hdmi port (laptop)

I just bought a new laptop (lenovo Y50 to be exact) and with my old laptop I had two additional screens hooked up to it but with this new laptop, it only has one hdmi output cable but it has a NVIDIA ...
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Windows 8 BSOD Loop after graphics driver install

Problem: After installing Windows 8 Pro 64-bit, I'll install my graphics drivers, it'll prompt me to reboot, I'll say yes (or no and manually reboot) and on operating system load I'll get a crappy ...
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No video output after BSOD dxgmms1.sys

Today I have paused a (GPU heavy) computer game for a couple of hours. When I returned to my computer, a BSOD was showing mentioning dxgmms1.sys. I had no other choice than to reboot my computer. But ...
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Blank screen after installing new graphics card NVIDIA quadro FX 580 on Windows 7 Ultimate

Secondhand card, no instructions or installation CD I plug the card in, and start the computer, I get blank screens on a) my onboard video b) all ports of the new graphics card (NVIDIA Quadro FX 580. ...
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Dual Monitors Causes Crashes/Blackouts?

Just built a new system, and as soon as I plugged in the second monitor (computer was sleeping, I believe) the computer blue-screened: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED, atikmdag.sys Then latter, I ...
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HP Split x2 Intel HD HDMI Output to LG TV 47LB5DF-ZC static

I get static (fuzzy/snowstorm) on my LG TV when connecting my HP Split x2 to it through HDMI. I have tried the same cable on a PC monitor and it works fine, so the issue is not with the cable. I am ...
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Graphics card fans very loud, no video/unable to boot

So let's back up a few months. I came back from work one day to find my computer on (I remote desktop to it occasionally) but my graphics card (Gigabyte GTX 770 OC-2GB version) fans running very ...
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Is there any performance benefit from using a mismatched set of gpus to run dual monitors?

Here is the setup currently: Core i7 PC x1 GTX 660ti Monitor 1: LG 1080p connected via DVI Monitor 2: Samsung 1080p connected via DVI TV 1: Vizio 1080p connected via HDMI I am going to add: x1 ...
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When I plug my Windows 10 laptop into a projector, the screen blinks endlessly

I installed Windows 10 on my laptop and everything works great. Except when I take it to meetings and plug into a projector, nothing shows up on the projector and my screen blinks madly between all ...
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Possibility of connecting 2 External Monitors (LCDs) with a laptop

I've a laptop with 1366x768 resolution (Nvidia GT720M). Is it possible that I can use 2 external monitors with my laptop. While the 2 external monitors are used I don't want to use the laptop screen. ...
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Nvidia Control Panel Blank

All of a sudden Nvida's control panel is almost blank. I have 2 GTX 770s in SLI and the only new graphical things are changing digital vibrance (kicking up saturation) and moving to 4K (Samsung ...
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Trying to connect 2 Dell 2015H monitors one with VGA and one with VGA to DVI connector on my ThinkPad pro dock

I have a lenovo x240 laptop connected to a ThinkPad Pro dock. The dock has a VGA and a DVI connector. I have 2 dell 2015H Screens with VGA connections. I purchased a VGA-DVI converter to plug one ...
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Dell Inspiron 570 + Sapphire R9 280X

I bought a Sapphire Tri-X R9 280X to replace my old HD 3450, and moved my PC's components to a much larger case with a new 850W PSU. The card fit, but when I powered the PC on, I hear 9 beeps, and ...
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Will my new graphics card be supported with my current hardware configuration? [closed]

I want to add a graphics card in my PC. My choice is an AMD Radeon R7 265X or nVidia GTX 750 Ti or AMD Radeon R9 270X. But I'm confused, my motherboard doesn't support 4GB RAM modules! I have 2*2GB ...
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My Graphic card is dead or not?

I have an Acer V5 and after I changed my HDD I reinstalled Windows 8 and when I install the nVidia driver or constructor driver my screen is scrambled and I cannot see anything! When I uninstall ...
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GRUB (with theme) messing up graphics after booting an entry

I have to set up a HP ProDesk 600 G1 desktop computer: Intel i5-4590 CPU with integrated HD Graphics 4600. When using a theme in GRUB (no matter which one), selecting an entry in the menu and booting ...
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Laptop only detects TV via HDMI when the TV is off

I have an Acer Aspire 5951G laptop with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M graphics card and 64-bit Windows 7. I am pretty sure that none of the components (HDMI-cable, graphics card, TV) are malfunctioning. ...
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splitting 6 pin PCI-E cables

I am trying to add a second graphics card to a workstation. The machine already has a GTX970, and i have a spare GTX550Ti and GTX275 floating around. The 275 requires 2 PCI-E 6 pin connectors, the 550 ...
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Does the VGA HDMI driver use the installed sound card

I've got a new Asus motherboard Z97-A which includes an on-board VGA and sound card. Currently I'm using the Intel HD4600 VGA's driver as the default output of my computer which sends the audio ...
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'system_service_exception' BSOD

For a small while I've been encountering the BSOD 'system_service_exception', mostly when: Switching between display resolutions Switching between a full-screen game using DirectX and Windows ...
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how does one clear screen artifacts without rebooting Windows (multiple versions)

Example: after right-clicking on a file folder in Win 7, i see hovering over the desktop an artifact that is a highlighted blue bar with the word "Open" in white letters. Artifacts are random and ...
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Is GDDR related to DDR?

I have a graphics card—Nvidia ENGT240—that has DDR3. Now I'm not sure, but is DDR3 the same as GDDR3 when It's on a graphics card? I know that DDR is for Computer Ram and GDDR is for Graphics RAM, ...
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Are safe temperatures constant across graphics card models?

I have an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760, but I believe the ASUS model. From research, I've found that as long as I'm below about 80C I shouldn't damage the card at all (shutoff temp is 97C on the NVIDIA ...
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Set an executable to use integrated graphics (Intel) instead of NVIDIA card

Using the NVIDIA Control Panel I can set the executable to use integrated graphics as shown in the following screenshot: The reason I do this is so the program will use Intel Quick Sync hardware ...
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Will a GTX 970 support a dual monitor setup using a Gsync panel on DisplayPort as the primary and a second panel on DVI?

I'm looking at upgrading my rig with this card: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NN0GEXQ/ Its a MSI GTX 970 I'd like to run a Gsync panel on the DisplayPort as a primary and then move my second panel ...
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Should I download the Hardware drivers that Windows Provides or drivers from Manufacturer's website? [duplicate]

today I've installed Windows 8.1 and everything is working as it should be but I'm stuck at installing the Graphic drivers, I have a Dell Inspiron 5537 with AMD Radeon HD 8670M, I've found a driver on ...
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What are the /proc/drivers directories organisation for nouveau or radeon

The context: I need to get some basic informations from the graphic card in a lib in lua. The idea is to not rely on external software (like hwinfo for example). I know that for a system with an ...
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Dell Inspiron 1764 Maximum external monitor resolution

I want to buy an external monitor for my Dell Inspiron 1764 (i5HD450054). However, I am not sure if its video card supports a display with resolution of 1920x1200 connected through HDMI. My laptop ...
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ASUS Maximus Hero VII troubles

A lot of problems with motherboard ASUS Maximus Hero VII (Core i7-4770K, Geforce GTX 760, two SSD) and 2 OS installed separately on SSD - Win8.1 and Linux Mate 17. I can't use two monitors together ...
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two monitors one smartTV setup

I have a desktop with an intel HD 4600 graphics card and my setup looks as follows: two monitors (one VGA and one DVI) and a smartTV with HDMI. I want to do the following: duplicate my main screen ...
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What specifications indicate the speed of a fast gpu?

when looking at a gpu to purchase for a custom build should i look at the core clocking speed or is that irrelevant because i was looking at these two and was wondering which was better. ...
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Desktop GUI Environment vs. Gaming Graphics

This quetion stems from my noticing that my Windows 7 Experience ratings for Aero Desktop Performance is significantly less than the rating for Gaming Graphics. I built an AMD 8-core APU. The Windows ...
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A bit unsure how to hook my power supply up to my video card

I'm putting together a new machine for the first time in quite a while, and I've hit a snag. My new power supply is the EVGA SuperNOVA 1000W P2 80 PLUS PLATINUM. My new graphics card is the EVGA GTX ...
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Graphical Performance Drastically Receded after the latest re-installation of my windows , why?

Due to virus issue and some hardware/driver issues, I re-install my Windows 7 quite often. My GPU is an AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series and it supported most of the games released up until 2014. ...
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Is this graphic card compatible with a Dell Precision T3400

I'd like to know if an ASUSGTX760 2GD5 DC20C is compatible with a Dell Precison T3400. Thank you.
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New graphics card - System shuts down when gaming

I bought a new Graphic card yesterday, a Geforce GTX 970, and I swapped it with my old one. and I realize now that maybe I should have done some more research about it beforehand, as it seems there is ...