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

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4k monitor flickering at full resolution

I recently bought a 4k TV (LG 49UB820V) as a monitor for my PC. But I have many problems with my current configuration: The image is by far not sharp, which it should be on a 4k monitor Whenever the ...
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Is there a way to use modern Nvidia drivers for Intel-Nvidia hybrid notebooks?

I'm reading that modern Nvidia driver installations for mobile cards don't support the Intel-Nvidia hybrid mode. For those who don't know about it, it's designed to save notebook battery charge by ...
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My screen is blinking at 1920x1080

One of my monitors is HP 2211x and hes working perfectly using 1920x1080 resolution. But the problem is that ive bought today LG flatron W2243s and it seems that i cant get him to work at 1920x1080 ...
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fglrxinfo shows wrong data for graphics card

I'm trying to set up a linux partition running Ubuntu-Mate 14.04.2. I have an AMD Radeon R9 290 installed. I was able to successfully download and instal the catalyst drivers, but when I run ...
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Would hardware-related GPU artifacts appear over remote desktop?

Could GPU artifacts manifest over virtual displays, like a remote desktop connection? My understanding is that hardware-related anomalies display wouldn't appear over a "virtual" display, like a ...
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Need image of BIOS screen for Lenovo IdeaPad S300

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad S300 laptop with a broken screen. The only way I can use it is with an external monitor. (Aside from the screen, it works 100%.) Recently I've installed the Catalyst driver ...
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How to determine if there is enough power supply wattage for a video card?

I'm a complete newbie to computers. I recently found a graphics card that takes a 300 watt power source and I don't wish to spend $150 dollars on something that won't work or will break my computer. ...
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tiny white dots showing on screen

About a month ago, I noticed little white dots, about a pixel big, randomly showing up on my monitor. They won't stay in place, but move around the entire screen. Also, they only show up in black or ...
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asus p8z77-v lx and gtx 970 not working in pci-e 16x

Today I got this motherboard cause my old p67 motherboard wouldn't work with msi gaming gtx 970. It showed a black screen and refused to post, like it wasn't even connected with the monitor. This same ...
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Office 2013 has become unusable

Office 2013 has become unusable. Until a few days ago it worked. At startup appears a white window with horizontal banding. In these conditions you can not select the options to disable the use of ...
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How do I understand the memory of GTX980M, 4GB or 8GB?

I have just bought a new laptop, which is advertised as GTX980M 8G. So I checked: dxdiag is saying "memory available is roughly 4GB." 2 of them are saying it's a graphic card with 4G, and the ...
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How to manually switch between Intel HD4600m and AMD HD8970M?

This is my laptop specs: Intel HD4600m HD 8970M with 4GB RAM 8GB Windows 7 64bit Home Premium I have the latest 15.4 beta driver installed and it didn't give me options to switch my graphic card ...
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Can AMD dual graphics (APU + GPU ) be activated on demand?

I've been thinking on building a pc with an AMD A8 7600 with a r7 250 card. I'm looking for something that can do some light gaming while keeping consumption as low as possible. The APU+ GPU seems ...
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Unable to install motherboard in the correct height position

I just bought a new chassis for my PC, the Commander MS-I (Snow Edition). When I tried to install the motherboard I noticed it is at an incorrect height so I am unable to install the graphics card. ...
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Radeon HD 7700 causes monitor to go into power saving mode

I have a LG Flatron M1717A monitor that has a VGA interface. When I bought a new computer with a HD 7700 card the monitor started going to power saving mode after the Windows loading screen. The ...
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Geforce GTX-960 phantom prevents PC from boot

I bought a GTX-960 phantom, which I plugged into my PC but now it won't boot anymore. The only thing that shows up is the first screen wich says "American Megatrends" (Motherboard manufacturer).I ...
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Faint Screen Flickering (only in DX apps?)

I have recently bought an MSI Radeon R9 270 GPU, and while it seems to work alright, I've been getting this very weird issue, mainly in games. There happens to be a very faint screen flickering all ...
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External video card prevents liveUSB bootup

External video card prevents liveUSB bootup Whenever I attempt to boot any Ubuntu liveUSB with a PCI video card installed, I see the initial ubuntu screen then it reverts to a text screen with the ...
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PC black screen and fast fans

so I've had big issues with my computer for about 2 months now. After 2 years, my video card seemingly died, so I bought a 280x as a replacement. Well after 2 months, if supposedly failed as well, so ...
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How can I disable the onboard GPU on my laptop?

I have a problem getting my computer to run a game. The problem is I can't run it by using my NVIDIA GPU. My computer insists on running it using the integrated GPU. I tried some methods to force it ...
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Can this PSU do me well with other components? [closed]

Can this PSU CHIEFTEC GPS-600A8 600W Smart series do well with my other components, because im going to upgrade my graphic card to MSi N760 Hawk OC. CPU: Intel i5 3570k @ 3.8Ghz [OC'ed] MOBO: Msi ...
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Is it possible upgrade my laptop so photorealistic virtual images take less time to render? [closed]

I use 'Virtual Worlds 3D design software' to render photorealistic images of bathroom & kitchen designs. On the settings I feel produce the best results for the client, it can take 20 - 30 mins ...
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VGA can't detect Monitor and turn to sleep mode

I have my new PC for a 4 months, everything worked perfect till one morning I turned it on, and the monitor (SAMSUNG) tried to detect the graphic card (ASUS R9 290) without any success and turned to ...
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Ubuntu AMD Graphics card Drivers (AMD r9 275)

I have a Lenovo y40-80 with an AMD Radeon R9 275 graphics card. I installed the AMD Catalyst Control drivers on Ubuntu Gnome, but in my settings it says my graphics card is a TROPO XTX (6820). Here ...
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low profile gpu 280W PSU PCI 25w [closed]

I have this list of low profile GPUs: HD 6670 - max power 66 Watts PSU 400 watts & 27amps HD 6570 - max power 60 Watts PSU 400 Watt & 27 Amps HD 6450 - max power 18 watts PSU 300 Watt & ...
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What causes this GPU condition and how to fix it?

I don't know how to exactly describe this behaviour of GPU in English, so I couldn't hit a solution on google. The GPU is a PowerColor Radeon HD6870. The symptoms started when the GPU was 2 months ...
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Professional OpenCL on laptops: does the Alienware Graphics Amplifier work with W9000 or other top OpenCL cards?

Given Nvidia's lowe regard to OpenCL (still stuck in 1.1 after years in many latest generation cards), I wonder if anyone out there knows whether OpenCL 1.2 or 2.0 can be run on an Alienware Graphics ...
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Which GPU does BIOS use for video output? Or is GPU involved at all?

As the answer to my question may differ depending on the specific hardware of a computer, I will limit my discussion to common PCs that we use everyday. The reason for asking this question is to try ...
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windows 7 doesn't allow my third monitor to work

I have an "ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650" Graphics card, with 1 VGA and 1 HDMI port, + main monitor on my laptop and 2 external monitors. I'm trying to connect my third monitor but whenever I try to ...
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Mouse Lag on External Monitor

Hooked up my new USB Docking Station in order to add a third monitor to my laptop. I'm running one monitor directly from the HDMI port on my laptop and one from the DVI-to-VGA on the docking station. ...
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Driving two Dell UP2715K monitors

I have been using a Dell UP2715K happily with a Nvidia NVS 510 card. It drives the screen at full res (5120x2880) and 60Hz refresh without problems, using a pair of DisplayPort cables. The card is ...
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New pci-e video card makes computer not boot

I'm trying to upgrade the video card on my Dell Vostro 460 mini tower (from 2011, i5 3.something GHz, 4GB RAM). The card is a "Gigabyte Radeon R7 250X 1GB 1x HDMI, 1x DVI, 2x Display Port PCI-e". This ...
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How do I identify counterfeit hardware?

A peer recently told me to be aware of counterfeit Intel CPUs. I built my PC just last year and now I’m afraid I might be affected. How would I discover counterfeit hardware? My PC: GPU: Asus GTX 780 ...
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Black border AMD Catalyst Control Center scaling option setting resets after reboot/sleep /log of …windows

I have connected my 22 inch full hd moniter to my pc by HDMI cable . my graphic card is : ATI radeon hd 4550 . there is black border around of my screen like this : So I run AMD Catalyst Control ...
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black border around screen ati radeon hd 4550 graphic card on hdmi on windows 7 32bit [duplicate]

I have bought a LG monitor 22 inch when I connect my PC buy HDMI cable to it there is a black border around the screen like this : my graphic card model is ATI hd 4550 .I have with her searched ...
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MSI GTX 560 Ti Twin Frozr II fans stuttering/not working

I've narrowed down some performance issues I've been having to problems with the fans on the graphics card. One fan will rapidly spin for a second, then stop for a second, repeating forever. The ...
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How to manage a Radeon GPU along with FirePRO

I will be getting an AMD FirePRO very soon and I want to use it in my personal computer. My motherboard and PSU can power both my Radeon and FirePRO, but I need to make sure they don't interfere with ...
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Can I use motherboard sound HDMI outputs at same time at seperate card? And is it worth upgrading to 4 speakers from 5? [closed]

I'm planning on building a new PC soon, with an ASUS H81M-PLUS motherboard. I currently use an external USB DAC into my seperates system for sound - and its great. But I use a 2 channel amp with two ...
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Disable Intel HD memory consumption

I have Intel Core i3 540 CPU with integrated Intel HD video and external videocard too. Even if I'm not using Intel HD it still takes some of my RAM: "My Computer" dialog shows I have 3.87 of 4.00 GB ...
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Choppy CSS3 animations in all browsers on yoga pro 2

This might seem as a broad question because I don't know where to start. When I compare the same CSS3 animations between my old Lenovo Yoga 13 and my new Lenovo Yoga 2 pro, my old laptop performs much ...
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How to stop System Interrupts from eating up CPU

I have Windows 8.1 Pro N x64 on my Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5965 and there is a processes in Task Manager that is eating up my CPU. It's called System Interrupts and it takes up 1%-29% of CPU Power ...
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Replacing the GPU of my Lenovo M58e type 7306 to GeForce GT 730

Is the GeForce GT 730 compatible with the Lenovo M58e type 730? Here are the specs: http://support.lenovo.com/en/documents/pd003645#stor
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ASUS M2N68 BEEP 1 long, 3 short, Tried everithing, works only with one video card

I have the following configuration: ASUS M2N68 Rev.2 AMD AM2 5400+ 2x1 Gb Kingston DDR800 GeForce 8400GS 256M/64B PCIx SL500-A PSU The PC works like a charm for years until I accidentally pressed ...
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Acer Aspire XC-605, Windows 8 x64-Bit not detecting second LCD screen

I have pretty much a stock Acer Aspire XC-605; Specs are: - Intel Core i5 processor 4440 - NVIDIA GeForce GT635 2GB - 4GB DDR3 Memory I don't know what else to add in the specs, as I'm not too ...
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Install and Configure Nvidia Video Driver NixOS

The Problem I built a new computer this week and installed NixOS on it. The only problem that I am having with it is that I cannot seem to get the Nvidia drivers installed for it. The computer has ...
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Can I use a Radeon GPU and a NVIDIA GPU together to increase performance? if so how?

I currently have an Nvidia gtx 650 with 2gb VRAM. I want to get more quality and performance in games. I have been looking at the XFX Radeon R9 295X2 with 8gb VRAM. I want to know if I can use both of ...
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Alienware M17X switched to discrete only, now only get a black screen after windows logo

There's a button on this laptop which switches to discrete graphics only (labelled I/D GFX) and it asks to reboot the machine to take effect. After the windows boot logo, the screen goes black and ...
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My Radeon 6950 on linux doesn't show all of its memory

I have run several tests to see how much memory my system thinks I have and they all turn up the same (256mb). What do I need to do to make linux see all 2GB of my gpu memory? $ sudo lspci -v -s ...
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Some Reaccurring Static

I put together a PC around Christmas last year. The graphics card (http://www.ncix.com/detail/gigabyte-radeon-hd-r9-270x-b1-90924.htm) always seemed a little finicky, and eventually degraded into ...
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Intermittent game controller .

I use a Logitech Extreme 3D Pro joystick (wired USB) to play TrackMania and recently bought two new ones (for two locations) but since connecting them I have noticed that when using button 0 (main ...