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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Graphics Card vs Integrated Graphics on CPU

How does performance vary from dedicated graphics card vs graphics built into a chip like AMD A10-6800K Richland 4.1GHz (4.4GHz Turbo) Socket FM2 100W Quad-Core Desktop Processor - Black Edition AMD ...
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Radeon 7700 - 2nd DVI port disabled

I have 2 monitors, both with VGA ports only (LG Flatron W2242S). I want to use both of these monitors with my AMD Radeon 7700 graphics card. However, the second port refuses to work. The cables ...
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Dual display using onboard and PCI-E Video card

I have an ECS A790GXM-AD3 Motherboard with a AMD Phenom II X3 and a XFX Ati R7 240 video card. I have 2 VGA monitors that I want to configure in extended desktop and the video card doens't support the ...
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Connect ASUS R9 280X to Corsair HX850

Need to connect an ASUS r9 280x graphics card to Corsair HX850 PSU. There are 6 pin and 8 pin power connectors on the graphics card and 8 pin PCIE power connectors on the PSU. Cables available for ...
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Does the DELL T3400 CN-0TP412 Motherboard support PCI-E 3.0?

Just a quick question, I've got a DELL T3400 CN-0TP412 Motherboard, and I was wondering if: it is compatible with "PCI-E 3.0" video cards? Are there any performance implications (if PCI-E is ...
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Do high-end graphics cards yield better 2D editing performance than “mid-range” cards?

I'm getting ready to buy/build a desktop PC explicitly for the purpose of editing high-resolution RAW photos (20-30 MB each). I'm on a limited budget so I'd like to prioritize which specific ...
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Is there any way to do UHD ( 3840x2160 ) at 60Hz on a motherboard with only PCIe 2?

I'm on a semi-high end workstation whose motherboard from what I can tell only has PCIe 2 support/slots. It has a "1 PCIe x16 (x8 routing)(under 25W only)" slot, but I have a power supply w/ the cable ...
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My new graphics card is not working

recently I've bought a new Radeon HD 6570 video card from ebay, I put it in my pc, and it has worked for a month. Then all of a sudden one day my monitor shut down and my fans went to full RPM, and I ...
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Terrible screen resolution after installing win 7

I set my (tv-monitor) Samsung LN32A550P3FXZC to its native 1920x1080 60Hz-32bit res. My actual res became 1536x864? NVIDIA GeForce 8800GT has latest driver and working properly. Using HDMI/DVI cables. ...
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What would cause nVidia to produce this error when I run minecraft with HD textures?

I am hoping there is someone who has any idea what this error is all about. I am trying to use a 128x texture pack. Specifically SphaxPureBDcraft 128x. I can use the base 128x resource pack with no ...
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AMD Clean Uninstall Utility Deleted ALL AMD drivers. Mouse and Keyboard Completely Unresponsive

So I tried updating to Catalyst 14.4 Beta from Catalyst 14.3 Beta, which just came out today. For some reason the screen went black, with a command line cursor blinking on the top left. It was there ...
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A BIOS outdated affects to work graphic card?

This is my PC: Operating System Windows 8 Pro 64-bit CPU Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz 45 °C Yorkfield 45nm Technology RAM 4.00GB Single-Channel DDR2 @ 400MHz (6-6-6-18) ...
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Where to find corresponding drivers?

I've re-installed win xp sp3 and now have a lot of problems finding the corresponding drivers. There are many yellow quest marks in device manager. There is no sound, graphic driver is missing, the ...
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Why does not Windows statically allocate RAM for Intel Integrated Graphics?

I wanted to know how much RAM is being utilized. It said that out of the 12 GB installed, 7 gb was allocated overall and it showed me the split up for each processes. I could not find the RAM ...
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How to deal with integrated graphics driver bundled with chipset driver

I am preparing to do a fresh install of Windows 7 and I noticed a potential problem with the chipset driver. My motherboard: GA-MA78G-DS3H (rev. 1.0) ...
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Could a missing blade of a fan result in hardware failure

I'm using an example that I have just encountered, but it involves a more general question regarding computer hardware and airflow. For some reason my NVIDIA 9800 GT fried, I've actually no idea why. ...
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How do I make my laptop use its discrete graphics card instead of its integrated graphics card?

I have an Alienware 14 laptop. In all games I try to play, it is using the integrated graphics card and not the Nvidia Geforce GTX 765m graphics card. I've gone to the Nvidia control panel and changed ...
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What Nvidia graphics cards are compatible with an Intel DP43TF motherboard?

Some people told me that only graphics cards from the Nvidia Geforce 200 series are compatible with the Intel DP43TF motherboard. Is this true?
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Computer force restarts when graphics card is installed

Specs: Intel Core i7 4770k with Corsair H100i Asrock Z87-ITX Corsair Vengeance 8GB x2 Rosewill HIVE 650W EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Runs to monitor through HDMI cable from GPU I've been troubleshooting a ...
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Squares appear on monitor, computer shuts down, on reboot there are red dots

I was playing a game, when it froze and squares appeared all over the screen. The computer shut down, and on reboot, there are lots of red dots all over the screen, the second monitor doesn't seem to ...
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Upgrade soldered GPU

I have a few questions about GPU upgrading, my laptop is good but the GPU is really bad, if it was a better one I could play most recent games on medium-high instead of lower quality. My laptop is an ...
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Will this video card run with this motherboard?

Ok, I have an ASUS P5LD2 SE motherboard. Here is a link to it: https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P5LD2_SE/. My question is will I be able to run this video card: GeForce 8800 GTX Edit: I found a ...
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Can wrong drivers in Windows cause hardware failure?

If I install wrong drivers manually or via a driver update software for my GPU, BIOS or anything else in my PC - can it cause the part to fail? I have already lost two laptops from onboard GPU failure ...
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high end video card but less power consumption [closed]

Is it possible to have high end video card with less power consumption? could you guys suggest and compare the cards idle and load? is it true or myth the latest video card you have, you will have ...
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Computer wont boot. No picture on monitor, no usb power plus more

Tried to turn on his stationary computer after being turned off for one night. It is a few years old, components are somewhat strong (Was built to be a gaming pc). No picture on screen, tried two ...
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Why is ATI Radeon HD7850 performance on Mac (Hackintosh) not as good as on Windows? [on hold]

I am running Mavericks 10.9.2 with QE CI patch (working kext). However the performance in games is pretty low (<30fps, @1920x1080, no AA) My system specs are: Core i5 750 @3.3Ghz 16GB DDR3 ...
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3D Vision gaming with NVidia GTX 470 and Epson EH-TW6100

I'm getting really confused about the requirements for 3D vision gaming using NVidia GTX 470 and Epson EH-TW6100. There's some info about this online in various forums, however a lot of it is ...
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Is there a correlation between fan type or layout and video card loudness?

My video card is dying, so I went out and bought a new one without doing much research. I am one of those "instant gratification" people... However, the new card is so loud, that I am going to ...
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graphics card suddenly stopped working

I have an NVIDIA XFX GeForce 9800GT. It was running smoothly but but then one day, the CPU wont turn on. I called a mechanic, and then he uninstalled the graphics card and then the CPU turned on. Now, ...
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Upgrading from OpenGL 3.0 to 3.3+ on Ubuntu Linux

I recently made the switch from Windows to Ubuntu (because I am becoming more of a game developer than a game player), but quickly found out that my OpenGL version was downgraded because of the ...
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Two monitors do not work on GTX 570

Okay, I recently bought another widescreen. Got dual link DVI cord also. Set up is like this: 2 x BenQ 2420HDB Single link DVI and Dual Link DVI ( both and digital ) MSI GTX 570 Twin Frozr III OC ...
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Windows 7 installation crash on extracting

When installing Windows 7, it shows a tiled screen, when its doing expanding files around 4%, sometimes earlier/later. How can I fix this problem? Tryed it 3 times now.
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How to get nvidia drivers for GeForce GT635?

I'm trying to download drivers for my GeForce GT635 2GB, but when I go to http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us it doesn't list any GT635. It lists the GT630 and GT640, though. I tried ...
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PC HD Video Card Radeon Passive Cooling No display when hardware installed

Hi guys i'm noob to computer hardware, i attached my Video card to the motherboard, but it's not displaying anything, do you guys know what i'm missing here, does this video card requires separate ...
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Monitor layout continues to reset back

I have a problem with my monitor setup. I have one 23in(monitor1) and one 32in HDTV(monitor2). Both 1080p. monitor1 is cabled with DVI, and monitor2 is cabled with VGA using a DVI to VGA adapter at ...
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Intel HD graphics Anti-aliasing [on hold]

Do intel HD graphics support "anti-aliasing" 4x option? Choosing laptop now, most intel laptops have Intel HD graphics.
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Difference between AMD Catalyst™ Drivers for Radeon™ and AMD Mobility Radeon™ Notebook Drivers

I have a Sony VAIO SVE1513BYNB Laptop. I have installed Windows 8 Enterprise x64. I recently read across the web that outdated drivers will cause PCs to lag. I had downloaded and installed all the ...
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How to speed up my computer? [closed]

I just bought new computer last week. This is my computer information: Operating System: Windows 8 Pro 64-bit; Intel Core i5 4570 CPU 3.20GHz (4 CPUs) ~ 3.2 GHz Memory: 4GB RAM, page file 12 GB ...
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NOTEBOOK WINDOWS 8.1 GPU issue

I have searched for every solution and possible problem on the internet... but this is what I came up with after testing on Skyrim. Skyrim blank No Mods --- Crashes after 5 minutes play (new game) ...
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PC gaming freezes, upgrade recommended?

Some computer games or software require higher computing performance, the smoothness of my current PC just doesn't satisfy me. Here are my specs: OS: Windows 7 Windows Experience Points: Processing ...
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Which VGA was used when i have 2 VGA attach to my PC?

Just some short question here. I have 2 VGA card attached for my 2 monitor, let said VGA 1 & VGA 2. VGA 1 was connected to monitor A & VGA 2 connected to monitor B. If i play game and ...
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Friend has an issue running a program we are writing in Processing

I am working with two friends to create 3D game using Processing. Processing uses OpenGL for 3D programming. Whenever I run the program on my computer, everything works perfectly, but whenever my one ...
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Is Flash hardware acceleration assignable to a given GPU?

On a KVM Windows guest with VGA passthrough, Flash hardware acceleration is not working, e.g. it shows a green screen for youtube videos. The GPU (AMD) is working well and has the latest drivers, ...
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Can I use both my internal and external graphics card in same system?

My motherboard has an integrated ATI Radeon HD 3000 graphics and I had Nvidia GT 610 2gb external graphics card as well. I'm having a Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 Motherboard, AMD 4 GHz AM3+ FX-4300 Four-Core ...
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Connecting Lenovo E545 laptop to HP ZR2740W display - low resolution

I have Lenovo E545 laptop. It has VGA & HDMI video outputs. AMD Radeon HD 8450G Graphics Display: HP ZR2740W It has DVI-D and DisplayPort inputs. First I bought following cable: ...
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Using two AMD Graphics cards with crossfire where one was not rendering properly previously (corrupt memory?)

I had a graphics card that wouldn't render properly. I think part of the memory was corrupt, there were 'lines and boxes' across the screen; it was a Radeon HD5770. The new purchase, an AMD Radeon ...
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Fedora 20, tried akmod, kmod, nvidia proprietry installer still can not install on msi ge60/gtx660m

I have fedora20, tried to install bumblebee,primus,nvidia 304xx drivers to my fedora installation. I tried akmod it froze at the prefdm process as i know it correct. Fedora logo comes up and it goes ...
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Can my Motherboard handle this Graphics card?

I found this mother board online (Gigabyte GA-Z87X-SLI) and this graphics card (Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 4GB PhysX CUDA). The graphics card has 4GB GDDR5 SDRAM. So this is the actual problem: The ...
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Nvidia GTX 780 cable installation

I have researched online but I am not confident in how I should connect of my GFX to PSU and MB. I have checked the manual which came with the PSU and the manual which came with the case, none of ...
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MSI 7790 causing my system not to boot after overclocking

I was overclocking my MSI 7790 1 GB OD edition graphics card on my system when every thing shut down and I could not get the system to post. When I remove the card it boots up normally so I put the ...