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A card that fits into the motherboard to provide better graphics than can be delivered by the on-board graphics chip (if indeed there is one).

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Dual graphics compatibility with AMD A-10 7850K?

I see on AMD's official website that to use their Dual Graphics capability, the "recommended" pairing for an AMD A-10 7850K Kaveri APU is an AMD R7 250 series graphics card. Question: To take full ...
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Graphics card overheating

So I figure my GPU is dying, I've had my GTX 550Ti by Zotac for a little over three years so I'm buying a new gpu next week. I bought a new case because I thought the GPU was overheating due to the ...
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Is this how a broken graphic card looks like?

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-FW51JF model that comes with ATI Mobility Radeon HD4570 graphic card. The OS installed is Windows 7 sp2. It was working fine up until yesterday morning. It suddenly started to ...
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Upgrading old PC vs buying new system [on hold]

My Desktop Computer is about 5.5 year old now. I have below configuration now, 1 GB (initially) + 2 GB (upgraded after 2 year) Intel core 2 duo Processor (want to upgrade) 224 MB inbuilt Graphics ...
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DDR3 Graphics card to DDR2 RAM [on hold]

I would like to ask you if it will fit the graphics card with my memory Ram, I have the data Habits: motherboard: GA-945GCM-S2L RAM: 2 x1Gb kingston DDR2 (333) mhz serial number: B83B053A and I say I ...
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Windows 8.1 can not detect correctly adapter ram

I have lenovo flex 2 - 15 with 4 GB dedicated ram . GpuZ and Nvidia control panel can recogonize correctly my info . But msinfo32.exe and dxdiag (as windows built-in unit) unfortunately cant do this ...
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Why is my GPU not being fully utilized?

I happen to have two identical X201 Lenovo laptops, both with Windows 7 installed, latest drivers, etc. However, only one manages to run 3D computer games with decent performance. I have gone ...
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AMD Radeon 5770 (GV-R577UD-1G) dual VGA monitors, one not getting input win7

First off: I know this will work because I have had all the involved components set up before, but I had some help from a friend then to set that up and now I have had to format and re-install ...
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How can I get my Linux laptop to detect its Intel GPU?

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 on an HP Elitebook 8440p with NVIDIA NVS 3100m graphics. Currently, Linux only detects the NVIDIA GPU: user@host:~$ sudo lspci | grep -E "VGA|3D" 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Display content off screen when running game (MacBook retina)

When running The Evil Within on my MacBook Pro with the GT750M, the content is offset when the game is in fullscreen mode like this: I've installed the latest NVidia-Drivers and it's all working ...
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Overclocking a GTX 770 [on hold]

Alright so i've never had a GPU i could overclock before so im new to this and lookin for a little bit of help. I've looked up guides and videos and Tutorials and such but they all seem t o be a ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the graphics card of a laptop? [duplicate]

Can I upgrade the graphics card of the Toshiba Satellite S50T to Nvidia or anything more powerful than the stock AMD Radeon? I haven't purchased it yet, although I'm hoping to in the next month. ...
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What happens if I don't install NVIDIA drivers on laptop?

I have an Inspiron 17R SE 7720 but this is a general question about laptops that have Intel HD4000. Right now I have windows 8.1 and it seems to be running on the HD4000. I didn't install any ...
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GPU programming with on-board GPU

I'm considering buying a new laptop with an on-board GPU, without a separate GPU. But I'm not sure whether it will be capable to do some GPU programming. As I'm a computer science student, GPU ...
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Hybrid SLI on laptop not working

Just recently I've had a fresh new installation of Windows 7 64-bit, at a computer store. The worker there installed the newest drivers (don't blame him), But now my Hybrid SLI technology doesn't ...
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AMD proprietary drivers

I decided to install proprietary video driver to my HP Pavilion g6. My system is Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn (updated yesterday). Ok, i downloaded AMD Installer from official site. sudo sh ...
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EVR/VMR9 video motion artifacts

I have an issue that has been bugging me for months and despite several hours-long web searches I've come up with nothing, partly because I can't even find the right search terms. I'll try to explain ...
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Using ATI Radeon 6760 Graphics card for processing [on hold]

I have an HP laptop with 1TB HDD, 4GB RAM, i5 3rd Gen with a 2GB ATI Radeon 6760 Graphics Card. Hardly I play any game. Is there any way to use that Graphics card for some other purposes, like ...
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Do I need VGA drivers?

I bought the "ASRock H81 Pro BTC" and on the drivers-website I saw a VGA driver. I have an Intel Xeon processor (no GPU unit like in the i7's) and I will soon get a GTX 970. Is a VGA driver directly ...
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Change Monitor ID on Windows XP

I'm trying to configure a workstation with 3 monitors used for viewing DICOM images from a PACS application to display content correctly on each display. The workstation has 2 monitors attached to one ...
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Is there a way to prevent windows/nvidia drivers from seeing a resolution option?

I have a pair of Auria monitors on my Windows 8.1 system that have panels with a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440, but their hardware offers the option to receive signal at 2880 x 1620. This ...
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Video card installion

If someone could help me solve this issue I would appreciate it. I have a SONY VGN AR-870 laptop with an NVIDIA 8600m GT video card. When I bought it several years ago it came with Windows Vista ...
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Which graphics card can pull off 4k resolution at 60Hz? [closed]

I got this shiny new 4K monitor (Samsung U28D590) at work but my graphics card (GeForce GT 640) can't do 4K @ 60Hz. I'm connected using HDMI. This is an office computer so no gaming performace is ...
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Dual monitor on a non-dual motherboard

Can one install a PCIe graphics card on an Intel motherboard with E5700 processor without dual monitor support and run dual monitors on that PCIe card? If it is possible, then how much of the main ...
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Driver state failure gtx 780m windows 8.1

I recently installed the gtx 780m into my MSI ms 1762 barebone laptop. After installing the vbios windows was able to detect and install drivers for the card through windows update. But when I try to ...
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Can I have an R9 290 on a AMD 760G Chipset?

Like the question asks, can I have an R9 290 video card on a AMD 760G Chipset motherboard? The computer I'm buying is a CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra GUA880 Desktop and it comes with the AMD 760G Chipset. ...
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Can my laptops Intel HD 4400 display UHD on an external monitor?

I am the owner of a Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition (15.6” Full HD Touch / Core™ i7) (http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/pcs/NP940X5J-K02US) It has a HDMI input and a Intel HD 4400 Graphics running ...
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Benefits of metal backplate on graphics card?

I read some reviews on new graphics cards and presence of a metal backplate was considered a benefit, however there was no explanation why that is a plus? As I see it, the only benefit is physical and ...
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What difference does sharing secondary PCIe x16 with other PCIe lanes (x16 and x1s) make?

I'm about to buy a motherboard and I have a difficulty understanding how sharing PCIe lanes works. I have two motherboard options: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI. Lets call them ...
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How to tell if your graphics card is functioning optimally?

My laptop is a couple of years old. It's a mid-range multimedia rig: Intel i7 2.2Ghz (2670QM allegedly), 16GB RAM and a GT 635M 2GB graphics card. I do a fair amount of gaming as well as multimedia ...
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Four monitor setup only with integrated GPU and one discrete graphic card?

I'm thinking about a new PC, paperless office, four monitors would be my choice (I've already got three). For some reasons I'll buy an Intel CPU, which come all (ok, except for server cpus) with an ...
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Graphics Card Dying?

Lately my laptop has been having these odd graphical glitches and artifacting, as seen here: I'm almost certain that this is not a driver or software issue as my laptop is a dual boot and I started ...
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Is maximum resolution supported by the computer = maximum resolution visible in Graphic Settings?

I have Asus G31 m-vs . G31/33 family Chipset. Chip Type: Intel GMA 3100. No additional Graphic Card. I use a CRT monitor and my resolution is set to 1080*768. When I right click on ...
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What is the maximum resolution monitor supported by G31 m-vs?

I am planning on buying a 22 inch monitor which has resolution of 1920x1080. Right now I am using a CRT monitor with 1080*768 resolution. When I right click on on desktop go to Graphic Properties----> ...
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i am wondering if i can hook up 2 video cards (SLI ready)

okay so right now i have this card http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=8869861 i want to get a 2nd video card maybe this one ...
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2nd monitor uses brightness setting from main - can't keep changes

Added HP monitor via HDMI to DisplayPort. Have AMD Radeon HD 7450 graphics card. HP monitor picks up default brightness setting from main ASUS VK278Q 27". I can adjust HP via monitor menu manually but ...
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Trying to set up dual monitors (Won't Detect monitor)

Hi I'm trying to set up dual monitors on my new PC. I bought a dvi to vga converting wire because of the inputs I had on the PC and monitor. So I plug them in and nothing happens.. the monitor turns ...
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What impact do system components (VRAM/RAM, GPU, etc.) have on gaming performance?

I get that RAM in general is just another form of memory (a sequence of bytes) to store some information. So to be more precise, I assume at the hardware level at least, VRAM and RAM are the same. ...
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debian - Working with modern openGL within a virtual machine

I want to train myself with modern OpenGL programming. I began with the following tutorial: http://lazyfoo.net/tutorials/SDL/51_SDL_and_modern_opengl/index.php (final sources are provided). However, I ...
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PSU has 2 PCI-e cables, and I don't know how to use their endings or if I need to use ONLY one cable

I've started to assemble my new PC and when I've finally attached my Gygabyte NVIDIA GPU (GTX 760), it needs some kind of PSU power, in the form of 6 + 8 holed socket. So far so good. My PSU (Cooler ...
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Adding a GeForce GPU will add up the graphics processing on Gigabyte 880GM?

My Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-880GM-USB3. It has onboard graphics ATI Radeon HD 4250. I have a spare GPU - GeForce 8400GS 512MB DDR2 and I was wondering if I shall add it to my system. The only reason ...
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Dark greenish screen on Windows 7 desktop

Suddenly, my Windows 7 desktop screen went dark green, making it almost impossible to use the computer. I noticed the problem starts right at boot, because the BIOS also has a very dark color. I've ...
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How do I fix my RAID array after NVIDIA GeForce Experience mangled it?

Alright, so I decided to try upgrading my graphics card driver today. I believe my previous version was 331.40 for my NVIDIA GeForce 580. I also have a GeForce 9800 for PhysX. So I started about an ...
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Can overheating destroy a video card?

Recently, a circuit breaker tripped in my home and my desktop lost power. Upon turning it back on, one of my monitors wasn't functioning. I have three monitors supported by two video cards, and I just ...
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Windows 8 AMD catalyst 14.4 display adapter

I have AMD radeon r7 260x graphics card and a Asrock H61M-GS motherboard. The problem at the moment is that in device manager only display adapter drivers that appear are: Intel(R) HD graphics ...
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Dual/Extended monitors with VGA + HDMI to DVI

I want to buy two monitors for using with my laptop (without using the laptop's screen) My laptop has VGA and HDMI outputs. 1st scenario: VGA output of laptop -> VGA input of monitor + HDMI output ...
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What causes videos to start off black or glitchy on an AMD Radeon HD 6700?

I recently updated my video card drivers to the latest version (AMD Radeon HD 6700 series) and found that upon doing so, all the "GIF"s on Imgur (which have now switched to "GIFV" which is an MP4 ...
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Does ASRock B85 PRO4 motherboard support SLI?

Does the ASRock B85 PRO4 motherboard support SLI? It apparently has two slots for graphic cards. Is it possible to plug in two SLI nVidia graphic cards and connect them via SLI (and why)? I found 4 ...
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Can I upgrade my graphics card? [duplicate]

I have a Hp laptop, and was wondering if I can upgrade its dedicated gpu without breaking its warranty. The graphics card that it has is pretty weak, I was playing bf3 all minimum at 23 fps. The ...
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How to use integrated graphic card as video output and nvidia card as cuda processing unit?

I am using linux with nvidia card for cuda computing. I set in BIOS to use the integrated card for video output I am using CentOS 7 with GUI desktop I installed cuda 6.5, with driver, but I can not ...