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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No display after installation of graphics card

My desktop motherboard is XFX Geforce 9300. It has one x16 bus PCI Express port. It's working perfectly okay. Few days back I installed a Gigabyte ATI Radeon HD 5670 graphics card. It was working okay ...
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What graphics card will fit my pc

I am using ECS G41T-m16 motherboard which have bus speed of FSB 1333 mhz. I have been using 2gb ddr3 apacer ram 300mhz with intel duel core for last 2 years.Recently I want to buy a graphics card so ...
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HTML5 videos first seconds bad quality on Firefox

I noticed something weird on html5 videos when using firefox, the first few seconds it looks really bad, then it looks normal. If I use the progress bar to restart the video it looks fine from the ...
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POST failure - Motherboard, PSU, GPU or other?

Last night, I was playing Far Cry 4 and had been at it a good hour or two when the sound suddenly broke up and stopped; next the PC switched itself off. It tried to reboot, but keep failing in a ...
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Graphic Drivers issue with Dell Inspiron 15R n5010 Window 7 32bit

I am facing distortion issue with my laptop Dell inspiron 15r n5010 Window 7 32 bit I can see only two resolutions on my laptop 800*600 and 1024*768. Could you please help me which display driver i ...
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Graphics card to power a 5K monitor [on hold]

I'm interested in purchasing a Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor (UP2715K), but I'm unsure what graphics cards can handle the resolution of 5120x2880. The monitor is driven by 2 display port ...
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HD4000 RAM usage vs NVIDIA dedicated RAM

I've got an inspiron 17R SE 7720 - not important really, what I wanted to ask about was the graphics cards. It has both HD 4000 and Nvidia GT650M with 2GB RAM. It is hard to understand from reading ...
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Monitors won't display after computer is shut down and started again

I'm having an issue where my monitors won't display anything after I shut down the computer and start it again. The monitors will say "No DVI input" etc. I have found the only way to get them back up ...
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Dual screen in Windows 7 not working

I cloned an image of my desktop to another desktop with the same hardware. I'm connecting 2 DELL Monitors with DVI-I Dual Link, both of them working on POST,CMOS Setup and Windows Loading, but not on ...
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Weird GPU issue with DVI to HMDI

I've had my GTX 550ti for around 3 years and never have I experienced the problem. My computer is fine when I only have my second display in, which is a DVI display. But when I plugin my main monitor ...
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Recommended cheap GPUs with dual VGA or DVI-I ports [on hold]

I need to upgrade from integrated graphics for my custom built computer. I need a graphics card with at least 2 VGA/DVI-I ports because I have two monitors with the DVI port used and the VGA port ...
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What could be the cause of white screen on my HP G6 Pavillion

TLDR: Can a white screen on a laptop be caused by overheating due to running heavy software/ gaming or is it only caused due to faulty cable connection to the screen? Long version: Around 3 weeks ...
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Will Loading Up My PCI Express Slots Affect GPU Performance?

I wanted to know if loading up my PCI bus with different cards will affect my GPU's gaming performance. I have a ASUS Maximus VI Formula with 3 PCIe x16 3.0 slots and 3 PCIe x1 slots. I have a single ...
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Monitor receives NO SIGNAL after moving computer/changing resolution; I've tried all suggestions on the internet to no avail

Specs Computer: Dell XPS 420 OS: Windows Vista (Not sure 32-bit or 64-bit) Motherboard: Dell BTX motherboard CPU: 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 RAM: 2GB (not sure) Graphics: GeForce 8800 GTX ...
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Display issues with NVIDIA K2100M

Windows 8.1 x64: In Chrome, on the laptop display I see everything fine: Move over to extended display and I get this: Dell UP2414Q Monitor at 3840 x 2160. Have tried different cables, ...
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PSU/GPU/MOBO failing? I'm at a loss here

Here is my total system specification: System Information Time of this report: 11/22/2014, 21:41:56 Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack ...
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Monitor goes to sleep over vga but not over hdmi. Over HDMI, it turns off completely under Windows 7

I have a dual monitor setup and just got a new graphics card. My old one was a Gtx 570 and it had two DVI-I ports. I connected both my monitors using an adapter to convert DVI-I to VGA (one of my ...
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Are there any pitfalls in forcing v-sync on all programs?

I play a lot, and to keep my GPU temperature sane I often have to turn on or even force v-sync on individual games. It would be much easier for me to just force it on everything instead of keeping ...
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you are not currently using a display attached to an nvidia gpu

I bought a Dell n5110 in 2011. I used it to play games. Last week AW also played, but I got a fan problem. (my fan didn't turn on and laptop was shutdown when it overheated) Then I removed the ...
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does my pc supports watch dogs by ubisoft? [closed]

Does my pc supports watch dogs by ubisoft? I looked for this topic but i found that it is not supported,but i am not sure about it,if anybody knows about it and who has played this game please help ...
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Decent FPS for my game but experiencing input lag

I play Ghost Recon Phantoms when my wife is not around and my baby is asleep. My PC: Ivy Bridge i3 8GB RAM AMD 7730 (1GB GDDR5) 120GB Intel 330-series SSD I play the game in medium graphics ...
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Graphics card vs. motherboard compatibility [on hold]

I have an MSI FM2-A55M-E33 motherboard (also an AMD Athlon x4 750k quad core processor, 4GB RAM, and 520W power supply). Is an Asus AMD Radeon R9 270X OC DirectCU II graphics card compatible?
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BSOD: BAD_POOL_HEADER (It happens often)

I have been expieriencing some BSODS from alot of time. Last time i was brosing the internet and then the BSOD came BAD_POOL_HEADER then i restarted the PC again when i was uninstalling a software it ...
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System requiements for 1080p Videos on external full HD monitor from laptop? [closed]

System requiements for 1080p Videos on external full HD monitor from laptop without a full HD display? Particularly for Processor, min Ghz? With a) Nvidia CUDA OR ati radeon b) integrated GPU ...
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Playing VLC while gaming

I've discovered that, for certain games (such as Assassin's Creed IV), in order to play video in VLC and game at the same time on a separate monitor you have to change the video mode of VLC. I ...
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Does PCI-Express speed affect the memory bandwith and clock speed of my graphics card?

I need to buy a CUDA compatible graphics card for color grading work, and a lot of questions are popping up. Mainly this: If I put a card that supports PCI-E 3.0 into a 2.0 slot, does that have a ...
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PC won't start. Not even to BIOS

I have a PC that’s just over a year old. Today, while playing a game, it suddenly shut down and I smelled a slight smell of something burning; no fire, don't worry~ After this “incident” my PC won’t ...
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Acer Travelmate P645-MG Windows 8.1 display sleep issues

I have an Acer Travelmate P645-MG, it comes with Windows 8 that I downgraded to Windows 7 64bit and all is well there. I would love to run Windows 8.1 64 bit as it addresses a lot of my gripes over ...
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new hardware, pc won't display [closed]

I've just upgraded my cpu, psu and gpu, and now my pc isn't booting. I've 8nstalled the fx9590 8 core into the asus crosshair v formula. As the pc booted with no warning led's, i assumed it was the ...
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Sudden massive system temperature spike

I was having a problem with my computer instantly shutting down while playing graphic intensive games with my new GPU. It was suggested that I use a temp monitor bc overheating was suspect. While ...
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New GPU. Computer shuts down unexpectedly after (semi) intensive graphics use

I recently purchased a GeForce GTX 760 and ran into this problem. I had a GT 640 to begin with and had no problems what so ever(except for shotty graphics). I installed my GTX, updated my drivers and ...
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ASUS Anti-Surge Troubleshooting [closed]

I assembled a computer last year, and I've had some trouble, but now I'm at a point where I'm just not sure what the best course of action is. Here is the problem, So about a week ago, I was playing ...
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Graphics card VGA dead HDMI can't see bios or windows

Few days ago I had a problem where my screen went black, I restarted my computer I couldnt see the BIOS, Startup Screen or windows loading screen or anything at all just a black screen I could still ...
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After Nvidia update my GTX760 hdmi port stopped working

After an Nvidia Update my hdmi stopped sending signal AFTER the windows logo. During the boot it's fine, using other OS (Linux, Mac os X) no problems at all: just windows stops working. If I use the ...
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NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver Stopped Responding and has Successfully Recovered

Driver 340.52, NVidia GeForce 8600M GS Windows 7 ultimate , 3GB RAM, Some times it gives me pop-up message (NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver Stopped Responding and has Successfully Recovered), and ...
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How can i split screen with applications with full screen mode?

I now have a Nvidia graph card and a screen, both of which supports up to 4k resolution. Now i want to split the screen into 4 1080p screens. Actually It's easy, but i just want any one of the 4 ...
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Desktop size larger than display area winxp

I have an Acer Aspire SA85 with SIS661 on board VGA graphics with a Viewsonic VX2235wm monitor. The natural resolution of the monitor is 1680 by 1050. However, when set to this the monitor only ...
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GTX970 sounds likea leaf blower?

I have just got a new machine with the GTX970 Jetstream, it's running completely fine. My only major problem with it is the fans. It makes it sound like there is someone blowing the leafs inside the ...
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Do Graphics Cards with power connectors still draw 75W from the PCIex16 slot?

The PCIex16 slot on mainboards is specified to supply a maximum Wattage of 75W, so lower end Graphics cards don't need additional power connectors. What about Graphics Cards that do have one or ...
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Screen flicker and freeze after ram upgrade on laptop

I recently bought a new ram (8gb sodimm ddr3 1600 which is dual channel 2x4gb; specifically g.skill F3-12800CL9D-8GBSQ) to replace my 4gb ram which is specifically: M471B5273CH0-CK0. After booting ...
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Linux Multiboot + Nvidia GPU

The other day, I was trying to multiboot Windows 8, Xubuntu and just plain old Ubuntu, when I ran into a problem. I use an EVGA 750 TI SC, and I think Linux doesn't support Nvidia drivers out of the ...
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Is it possible to display dedicated GPU image through motherboard ports?

On desktop PC I have CPU with Integrated Graphics (Intel i5) as well as dedicated Nvidia GPU. Is it possible to use dedicated GPU to render the graphics but output it through connector on the ...
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Why can't my Nvidia graphics card drive more than two monitors?

I don’t understand why a graphics card—such as one made by Nvidia—isn’t able to run 3 monitors at any resolution but can run 2 monitors some much higher resolution. I figured the main factor for ...
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Make Chrome use nVidia card instead of integrated one for hardware accelerated elements

So I have an Asus laptop with an Intel integrated GC and an nVidia GC. Intel's drivers behave badly and like to crash on occasion which leads to problems (PC starts being really slow after the drivers ...
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What should I consider for upgrading the graphic card in my notebook?

I have a rather old (from 2008) Acer Travelmate 5720G, a laptop equipped with a chassis that let me easily access almost all of its hardware components; it makes the option of upgrading them really ...
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Can a PSU break a Graphic Card?

My PSU stop working and dont restart, I think it was by overheat. This not the problem because I'm upgrading it this week. The problem is that I connected a GTX 760 which requires 500W, to the 500W ...
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LCD showing White Screen on my HP Compaq 8710w Laptop

I've got an HP Compaq 8710w Workstation for a laptop. A couple of months back, the LCD started displaying multiple shades of colors (blue, green, pink etc). I could still see the desktop and was ...
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Are two GPU's, same model different build sizes the same? [closed]

If I'd have bought a new, good GPU 2 years ago that GPU would have been huge. In some older cases it wouldnt even fit. If I'd buy the same GPU today it would be small, just a little bit bigger than ...
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Blank screen in Windows 8.1

Recently I bought new computer (AMD FX-6300, 8GB RAM, SSD and GTX650 as graphic card). I installed Windows 8.1. At the beginning everything went well. But after one day I have two strange problems. ...
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Can a 32 bit process (game) use more than 4gb of video memory?

With graphic cards coming out in 6gb, 8gb, and 12gb configurations, can x32 bit games actually use that much? or do the games just use the direct X or openGL driver, which provides an interface for ...