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

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Blurred/fuzzy/doubled image

I built a new PC for Christmas. In the three months since then, I've had this problem occur 4-5 times. After letting my computer sit for a while, such that it turns off the display, and coming back, ...
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Nvidia drivers ubuntu 14.04 installation console blank

I installed nvidia drivers on my laptop Nvidia GeForce GT 630M (which I suppose has Optimus support). My laptop has both the integrated Intel HD graphics and this dedicated Nvidia graphic card. ...
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Terrible Clarity on Secondary Monitor — Win7, Nvidia

I'm a long time Linux user and have minimal experience with Windows. That being said, I bought a Nvidia GT 730 and Windows 7 Ultimate yesterday to play a new game. This doesn't have anything to do ...
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How to make nVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS work on AMILO Xi 2528?

Short: What to do when your graphic driver is mesd up. How to CLEAN UNINSTALL IT, and instal new one. Reinstalling an OS should be avoided! Long question that refers to my specific problem: I have ...
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Will a single VGA in a PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode) slot perform the same as in a PCIe 2.0 x16 one?

I have an ASUS P8P67-M REV 3.0 which has the following PCIe 2.0 slots: 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (blue) 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black) I've just bought a new VGA (GTX 970), which is huge, and ...
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Windows 7 Getting Stuck at “Starting Windows” Screen

After doing much research and spending countless hours working on my laptop, I finally decided to post a specific question about my problems. There are a lot of specifics and a lot of things I have ...
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Advice on Gaming motherboard and SLI / Crossfire and HDMI/Sound connection

I have been looking at the following motherboard http://www.msi.com/product/mb/Z87M-GAMING.html#hero-overview I am a littel confused, it seems to offer a HDMI connection on board so I assume if I ...
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Three monitor gaming with two different video cards

I have a Radeon 7450 HD with a DVI monitor connected and a Intel HD 4000 with a DVI and a VGA monitor connected on my machine. I'm running both of them with the three monitors extended in Windows 8.1, ...
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Linux Mint 17 overheating on Asus S46CM laptop

I just installed linux mint and it is really overusing my fan and beginning to overheat. It isn't too bad now, but if this continues it could really shorten the lifespan of my laptop. I'm ...
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NVIDIA GTX 680 GPU BIOS flash failed and card is bricked

I own NVIDIA GTX 680 GPU and I wanted to flash it’s BIOS because I read that it is possible to flash it to GTX 770. So I downloaded GTX 770 BIOS and read all tutorials. Now all what I got is a bricked ...
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Computer powers up but won’t boot [on hold]

I have a Dell All-In-One Touch PC. Last night, I was mid-game when my computer suddenly crashed: The display froze, and a green gash appeared across the screen, and in a few other places too. The ...
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Screen not found

I'm working with Debian 7 on Gigabyte Brix. Until now, Debian was installed and screen always not found but the resolution was good. I don't even known how the computer found the best resolution ...
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What could be causing green dollar signs to appear and then freeze my computer?

So long story short, I installed a new motherboard, heat sink, and power supply. I had this issue once or twice before on my old motherboard, but only after playing PAYDAY 2. But now I’m getting it ...
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I'm building a pc with a amd fx 4350 and dont know what gpu to buy [on hold]

My part list so far is: amd fx-4350 Cooler Master hyper 212 EVO Fractal Design Define R5 W/Window White or Black I cant deside That's about it so far. If i go with amd, I want something from the r9 ...
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Out of Range Error on Monitor (win7)

We've got two PCs with different motherboards, graphic cards, HDDs, etc. PC1: HDD1: Maxtor - SATA - 240 GB - Win XP - Partition Drives C,D,E PC2: HDD2: Samsung - SATA - 500 GB - Win 7 - Partition ...
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windows 7 black screen after update [closed]

my system is win 7 64 bit pro and i have an ati radeon 7800. After some win updates, i am getting a black screen without cursor. If i boot in safe mode, i get the normal resolution (1920x2000), what ...
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HP Proliant Microserver N40L onboard VGA does not work with widescreen monitor

I have an HP Proliant Microserver (N40L with the 1.5GHz AMD dual core) at home that I have been using for a while as a source code repository and nightly build system. Being used that way didn't ...
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Red dots on my new laptop?

I just purchased a new laptop with Intel HD 4400 with a dedicated NVIDIA GTX 970m graphic card. When I booted up everything was fine, but after I set up the computer I updated the NVIDIA drivers and ...
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Graphics card is glitching

Recently, my graphics card started glitching at random moments. The only things that could have caused this as far as I know are the recent installation of Microsoft DirectPlay (which I have already ...
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Need Help deciding CPU and Graphics card for computer [closed]

What I currently have on my computer: 1 x AMD FX-8320 Vishera 8-Core 3.5GHz Mother Board http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157479 500w Power Supply 1 x Cooler Master Hyper 212 ...
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My graphics card doesn't show up in the monitor settings window or DirectX diagnostic tool. Is my computer using it?

I'm on Windows 8.1 64-bit with a touchscreen laptop. I feel almost silly asking "Is my computer using my graphics card?" since I nearly know for a fact it is... but I have to ask. I was using ...
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How can I tell which graphics card my computer is using/how can I change it?

I was looking into buying a game/figure out why another was running so slowly when I realized that I have two display adapters listed in my device manager. I am using a laptop. One is an AMD Radeon ...
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What exactly is a laptop “display audio” driver?

I've downloaded an Intel HD Graphics driver for my Dell laptop and the installer's welcome screen says it will install the following components: Intel Graphics Driver Intel Display Audio Driver ...
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HP Pavilion dv6700 No Display [closed]

Spec: Hp Pavilion dv6700 with inbuilt nVidia graphics card - Intel Motherboard At first attempt they resolve the multiple screen issue(problem by nVidia graphics card), then its works for 45 days. ...
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Is there a way to create “logical” monitors without sacrificing performance?

I'm in an odd situation, where it would be beneficial to be able to take a single 3840x1080 monitor and have Windows treat it as if it was actually two 1920x1080 monitors - one as the Windows ...
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ASUS N751JK NVIDIA GTX850M keeps underclocking

I have a brand new Asus N751JK which has an NVIDIA GTX850M graphics processor which should be a pretty nice piece of hardware. It runs perfectly fine, and the game I'm playing gives me solid 60 FPS ...
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NVidia performance tab under control panel on windows 8.1

I see that I have usual problem with performance tab, but I don't find solution with windows 8.1. The problem is that after I install all NVidia drivers on "clean setup" mode I have NVidia control ...
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Multiple display adapters installed but only one being used?

When I check the device manger on my laptop, it shows me that I have two display adapters installed as shown. But when I check the 'advanced settings' under the screen resolution tab, I see only ...
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CentOS 7 - NVidea Graphic Card not switching to Intel Graphics

I have a notebook ASUS N46CB with CentOS 7. This notebook has two graphic cards: an offboard NVidea Geforce GT 740M and an Intel Graphic Cards 4000. When I'm using Windows, the graphic cards are ...
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Can I make a 4pin EPS12V to a 8pin PCI-E adapter

I need two 8 pin pci-e for a graphic card, however all I have left is two 4 pin molex and a 4pin EPS12V. I've got two dual molex to 8pin PCI-E adapter what If I cut one of them, cut the male EPS12V ...
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Unable to boot windows after installing drivers for graphics card

I have a laptop Samsung Chronos 700z (i dont remember exact model number, and i don't have laptot in front of me to check, i can update it later if required) Recently, while i was browsing internet, ...
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Graphics card will cause computer to blank space. Solution?

I have recently booted Windows 8.1 on a new build AFTER taking out the graphics card, a Sapphire R9 280. However, after putting it back in, the monitor turns black and a beep occurs, followed by 2 ...
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DisplayPort monitor keeps “disconnecting”, but is still detected

Currently I have 3 monitors on an Sapphire R9 280x Overclocked GPU. One is connected through DVI, one through VGA, and one through an active Display port adapter to DVI. I've had this setup for a week ...
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Can't Configure Monitors on Linux Mint MSI Laptop With Nvidia Graphics

First off: if any of this is confusing or missing info PLEASE comment and I'll happily clarify and/or add more info. I've got a brand new MSI laptop with Linux Mint (17.1) installed on it. It has an ...
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2 GPUs with 6+8 pin connectors: does it help to use 4 cables instead of 2?

I am assembling a new pc and I reached the point where I need to connect the various power cables. I have 2 graphic cards, each with 6 and 8 pin connectors. I understand I have to connect both for ...
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Extreme FPS Drop in Counter Strike Global Offensive [migrated]

Please don't provide answers/suggestions on how I can improve/squeeze out more FPS. I want to know what caused the FPS drop and tearing. Thanks! Yesterday, I noticed a significant FPS drop ...
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Computer Screen Goes Black After 7-30 Seconds of Being On The Desktop

I'm having a really strange problem with my computer. Every time I boot up my computer, I am able to get onto the desktop just fine, but after about 7-30 seconds, the screen goes black and I am unable ...
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nVidia CUDA installation does not detect GTX 970

I put a brand new GTX 970 from Gigabyte in my system and it basically works so far. But i need CUDA and when i ran the CUDA 6.5 driver installation, it said that "This graphics driver could not find ...
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HP ENVY 17-1050ea Notebook PC screen flickering when I connect charger to my notebook

I am looking for solution of my problem. I own HP ENVY 17-1050ea Notebook PC, it works perfectly fine but the only issue I am facing is SCREEN FLICKERING. I only happens when I connect my charger to ...
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Graphics card crashing

My computer has a vent on the back side that sometimes gets very loud and the only way to stop it from making so much noise is to touch it for a second so it slows down. Every time I touch the vent to ...
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Can I use 2 graphics cards

I just bought a new graphics card and was wondering if I'd be able to use it with my old one, or if I just need to just use one. My old card is a XFX Core Edition FX-785A-CNL4 Radeon HD 7850 and ...
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Linux Mint 17.1 not working in dual monitor mode

I’m having problems getting my dual monitor setup working in my Linux Mint 17.1 setup. There is a display app under the system menu and when I run it, it says I have two monitors (it even knows the ...
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What good is onboard processor graphics in a Xeon? [closed]

When I put together my FreeNAS box. I bought a CPU without on-chip graphics because I’m not using any display at all. But I was surprised to learn that the motherboard integrated graphics would work ...
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Windows 8.1 Gigabyte GTX 750 dual HDMI monitors only 1 plays sound

I am using Gigabyte GTX 750 which supports dual HDMI out. I have both HDMI cords going to my dual monitor setup (one cord per monitor). The monitors have built in speakers that sound decent so I want ...
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Asus Ranger 200 video card not showing HDMI or DVI output

I have an Asus Ranger 200 video card which doesn’t want to show any output. I try another card and it is working, my screen is a Samsung S24A300B, the problem is that the Ranger is not working both on ...
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Intel gm45 express chipset will now only display on computer and goes black when I plug the VGA

Intel gm45 express chipset will now only display on computer and goes black when I plug the VGA extension to my sony bravia which now remains black and says unsupported signal. I can no longer extend ...
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My computer is slow now after pulling out my video card to look at what the graphics card is

So I was checking out my graphics card I pulled it out to check the name since it was on the bottom side of the card then I placed it back in correctly and now my games that I use to play are having ...
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How much extra workload would I assign the GPU if I choose to duplicate the screen instead of a single monitor?

As per my very little knowledge about computer graphics, I think the effect would be minimal. The reason is, given that the two screens has the same resolution, the pixel calculations are done exactly ...
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Pixelated video (from scaling?) with video playback

I've noticed that when watching Netflix on my computer, the video seems pixelated. The video pixelation isn't limited to Netflix, it also happens with YouTube (both in Chrome). The problem also ...
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GPU Default Output Issue

I have one graphics card and I have Intel HD Graphics. The motherboard has 2 display outputs and the GPU has 1. I want to use all 3 of the ports at the same time but whenever my GPU is in, it only has ...