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

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Building a new desktop PC for running After Effects for under $500 [on hold]

I am a student with a part-time job, so I don't have a very high budget. I want a smooth experience on Adobe After Effects, so I am considering building a new PC for under $500. I know it's not that ...
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Difference between Dell graphics cards and cards from other vendors? [on hold]

I've been looking to upgrade my Inspiron 660 with a dedicated graphics card, but I wasn't sure about which cards would work with the budget PSU that came with the computer. Luckily, Dell provides ...
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What type of video cards can be used with Dell GX270 motherboard?

Dell GX720 is quite an old computer I have been given today. Unfortunately I realized that the integrated video adapter (probably Intel 82845G) does not support drivers for recent Windows versions. ...
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New system, does not boot, 1 long beep two short

I bought 970A-G43 motherboard with FX-6300 processor. Hooked everything and plugged in an HD 6950 video card. On boot I get 1 long and 2 short beeps regardless if I plug the video on either of the 2 ...
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How to Fix Genymotion openGL error?

I am trying to open genymotion,after starting it shows the following error: i saw in various website/blog that this error gets resolved after updating the video card driver.Unfortunately i am ...
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How to prevent automactically jumping from dedicated card (Nvidia) to integrated card

I have a laptop with the graphic card GTX760m and the integrated card HD4600. The things is that when I play games, it always selects the integrated card instead of the nvidia card. I change the ...
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Force Win7 to use dedicated graphics card

I swapped my HDD into a new laptop, went from having integrated graphics (Intel) to having a dedicated card (Radeon Mobility HD 5000). I install the drivers, Catalyst Control Center works and ...
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What components in a computer have the potential to damage a GPU?

Something in my computer is damaging any graphics card that is put into the computer. I would like to know what components have the capability of damaging a graphics card, and how to determine which ...
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How to decrease graphics lag when using external monitor

I currently have a 13-inch macbook pro. At home, I connect it to my 29-inch LG monitor using a displayport to thunderbolt cable. Once the laptop is plugged into the display, I receive a lot of ...
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Does scrambled screen output mean my onboard graphics is failed?

My tower has an MSI K9N6PGM2-V2 motherboard with onboard graphics only, with a VGA output and an AMD processor with dedicated fan. A few days ago on boot up the screen out went scrambled (see image ...
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Can't find stable drivers for GTX260 - Is it dying?

I have a gtx260 card (this one to be precise http://www.gainward.com/main/vgapro.php?id=116) The issue I'm having is that pretty often the screen goes black and comes back after 1-5 seconds, with the ...
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how to find the type of GPU on my laptop

I am encountering an annoying though not significant problem. I tried to find the GPU type of my laptop, it is win8.1, lenovo ideapad yoga 11S. According to the tutorial online, I opened the device ...
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Multi GPU for 3rd monitor - linux mint - geforce 750ti

I recently got a 2nd graphics card to add a 3rd monitor but have had problems getting the 3rd to display. The nvidia x server configurations recognizes the 3rd monitor and the 2nd graphics card. When ...
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How to tell if upgrade to PC (CPU / Video card) will be utilized effectively by motherboard?

The computer system in question: HP Pavilion P6-2327C As listed in link, the current processor is: AMD A6-5400K TDP: 65W Operating speed: 3.6 GHz (up to 3.8 GHz turbo) Number of cores: 2 Socket: ...
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Does a graphics card affect video playback?

I'm looking at buying a new laptop, primarily for playing movies with VLC, browsing, using Microsoft Office, and a bit of coding. The trouble I had with my old laptop, (a dual core celeron running ...
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Cpu temps critical, computer huttin down on it's own reformatted and the issue got worse [closed]

I have 512 gb crucial ssd, a 640 gb western digital hd, and a seagate 750gb hd. Ok so i have windows 7 64xbit (typing on a tablet bar with me i might have typing errors).Anyway my problem has occurred ...
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Why is my old Nvidia card failing to start?

I'd like to add a third monitor to my computer. Unfortunately, my primary Nvidia graphics card only supports two DVI monitors, so I decided to take an old Nvidia graphics card from another computer ...
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Dual Monitor from 1 VGA and 1 DVI port

I currently have the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650, these are the specs I think will be most relevant: Display Support: 4 displaysMulti Monitor 2560x1600 4096x21603Maximum Digital Resolution ...
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Nvidia display driver intermittent crashing

Recentlymy computer has begun experiencing freezing issues while in any game that utilizes DirectX or OpenGL. The game would freeze during game play, displaying the same frame for 30 seconds or so, ...
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I'm having trouble getting my computer to save (multi) display settings

Dell 7010 Win XP SP3 NVIDIA Force 210 graphics card 2 monitors My sporadic problem: I have 2 monitors with my display set up as an extended desktop (horizontal span). Every once in a while when I ...
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Can my laptop handle this graphics card? [on hold]

I want to get a new graphics card for my Lenovo g500 laptop. I was wondering if my laptop can handle this graphics card 'Msi Radeon R9 270x Gaming Eedition'? Laptop specifications: Processor: ...
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Overclock GTX 650 Ti Boost?

So basically, I grabbed a Used GTX 650 Ti Boost from Ebay to replace my computer's GT card. And it worked perfectly so far. But I am wondering whether I can squeeze a bit more power out of the ...
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Can I setup 3 Monitors with a Dell N5110 using Nvidia GT525M? [duplicate]

I have a Dell 15R N5110 laptop with Intel HD 3000 and Nvidia GT525M graphics. I want to attach 2 monitors to the laptop and use it alongside my built in display. I have found that my Intel HD 3000 ...
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Make Intel HD Graphics 3000 use two external displays

I have a quite old work laptop but need it to display picture on two external monitors. It has classic VGA output as well as DisplayPort output. The graphics card is Intel HD Graphics 3000. I use ...
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Computer stopped detecting monitors

I have a pc with a AMD E6760 graphics, 6 outputs, 5 are in use. All monitors have been checked with other hardware confirmed to be working fine. The pc was running fine until after a reboot, at this ...
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What types of issues would cause very poor frame rate in games like Minecraft?

I am trying to assist a friend of mine in getting minecraft running on his computer so he can play on my server. I got everything installed and running but there is a serious issue. When he loads up ...
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Soundcard not working in PCIe Slot

I own a Gigabyte GA-Z77M-D3H and bought a Asus Xonar DGX Soundcard. The MB comes with the following PCI(e) Connectors PCIe X16 PCIe X1 PCI PCIe X4 (as X16 physically) My Gigabyte GTX770 (Graphics ...
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Broken GPU on laptop, worth fixing/is it possible?

Ok, so my 'gaming' laptop has had a bit of a bad week, the screen broke, hdd is on it way out but worstly im pretty sure the gpu is dead. ...
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Computer won't start with GPU plugged in

I'm having some issues with a computer that I built. When the GPU power is not plugged in, the computer boots and works fine. But after plugging in the GPU power, it fails to boot. All I get is a ...
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One monitor on DisplayPort totally disabled on manual power off

I run Windows 7 and I have only one monitor (Philips 288p6 running 3840x2160 at 60 Hz) and a GeForce 780 GTX Ti graphics card. In order to get 60 Hz I need to use the DisplayPort, but when I want to ...
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How do I switch the input for my monitor from DVI to HDMI from my PC?

I have a PC monitor which has two ports, one for DVI and one for HDMI. My PC is currently connected to the monitor through a DVI cable. I have a Cable Tv Digibox which is also connected to the same ...
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Fans won't come on in ASUS R9 290 DirectCU II OC videocard

I recently built a new computer and installed an ASUS R9 290 DirectCU II OC videocard. When I power up the machine, other fans in the case - two chassis fans and the CPU cooler fan - turn on ...
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GTX 760 SLI causes driver failures and occasional crash

I recently installed a second Gigabyte Windforce GTX 760 into my system (i5-4670K @ 4.2 GHz, 2x4 GB RAM, 650W 80+ Gold PSU). I ran the 3DMark Fire Strike demo with no issues, and the system functioned ...
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OS fails to boot after installing discrete graphics card

I have a machine with an Intel H67 chipset and a single PCI-E x16 slot that works fine displaying from the onboard video card. I purchased an MSI N730K-1GD5LP/OC GeForce GT 730 video card to improve ...
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Video cards DirectX support

If a video card specs say it supports DirectX 12 does it necessarily mean that DirectX 11 is supported? I know this may sound stupid but i want to make sure before buying fancy expensive video card to ...
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Display driver stopped responding and has successfully recovered

Before telling me to go read all of the other articles on this, let me say that I have. I have changed my power settings, I have wiped and reinstalled drivers, I've downclocked my GPU, I've checked ...
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Power Supply Rating versus Graphics Card requirement

Windows 8.1 64 bit Lepa N500 Power supply GTX Geforce 650 ti boost My Lepa N500 Power supply is rated at 500 watts. I read some about PSU's and it says that the overall rating isn't really what ...
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Gpu or psu is making a metallic whirring sound when I open up a game

When I open up a game my computer starts to make a weird sound even if I'm just on the title screen, I not sure if its the gpu or the psu. I suspect the psu does not put out enough power for my ...
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4 monitors with dual Nvidia 610 GT

Can I setup a 4 monitors configuration for my desktop with two NVidia 610GT cards? Or said in another way, is it possible to use 2 graphics cards if they don't have SLI? My motherboard is an Intel ...
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Can I drive four monitors from an SLI setup with 2 outputs on each card?

I have a quad monitor setup with an HD5570 workstation graphics card. I am wondering before the fact if it is possible to use two high-performance cards such as an R9 or GTX 9X0 series in CrossFire ...
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How do I get Windows 8 to properly default to the best resolution of my monitor?

After installing Windows 8(.1) I have the following problem: I have the LG-W2243S monitor. I got a PowerColor PCS+ HD7870 GHz Myst. Edition GPU, which I have installed the latest drivers from: ...
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Installing AMD/ATI Radeon R9 290 graphics card

I am trying to upgrade my desktop system with an ATI Radeon R9 290 graphics card. The first time I boot with it plugged in, it doesn't even show the BIOS splash screen (the one with the press ...
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How to fix DirectX in Windows 8.1?

Short version: If you have a Windows 8.1 system with both an Intel graphics card as well as an NVIDIA graphics card, try running WinSAT D3D in the command prompt. Do you encounter the same error as I ...
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Extended desktop 'washes out' image on primary Monitor

BLUF: Primary monitor looks fine in cloned desktop mode with secondary monitor, washes out in extended desktop mode. Can washout be prevented? I have two monitors hooked up to my computer, a ...
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How to overclock PCIe bus on TA880GB+ motherboard

I was given a XFX R9 290 by a friend. I have a Biostar TA880GB+ motherboard. It freezes and the Ethernet cuts in and out when the video card is installed. Apparently this is due to the XFX R9 290 not ...
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AMD Crossfire configuration [duplicate]

Hello I currently have a HD7850 2Go graphics-card in my setup and I think about upgrade it with a crossfire with this card : R9 270X 2Go. Would it be worthwhile? It is for gaming in high settings in ...
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Importer screen stays empty

I'm trying to record my old video tapes on my computer, using the Pinnacle Studio 700 PCI Card and Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1, 32 bits). The PCI card is recognized as Pinnacle AV/DV2 and the most recent ...
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Do Intel HD Linux driver support 4K?

I have i7-4790K with HD 4600 graphics and ASUS Z97-Pro motherboard and works on Kubuntu 14.10. I'm going to buy UHD monitor. Technically it configuration would be able to display 4K @ 30Hz resolution: ...
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Adding a second monitor disconnects both monitors on Windows 7

Both my monitors are the same model of Yusmart (1280x1024, VGA). I have one connected to my GTX 660 via a DVI-AVG passive converter and that works fine, however if I try and connect my other monitor ...
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How to solve video memory issue in laptop

Whenever I try to access any game , I get the message "can't find enough video memory". Is there a way to resolve this issue? I tried to access GTA vc but it also said that it can't find enough ...