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

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Should i buy PCI-e graphics card for my desktop?

I have a 6-year-old PC. The specifications are as follows: AMD Phenom 2 Quad Core processor ASUS M3N78-em motherboard (onboard NVIDIA GeForce® 8300) 2 GB transcend DDR2 RAM 500 GB Seagate HDD The ...
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What could cause a GPU upgrade to result in a 50% performance loss?

Background (The Why?) I'm using AMD Graphics Cards for distributed GPU computing. BOINC, Folding-at-Home, and similar. The Problem I've replaced my old card, an R7 260x, with a much more powerful ...
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High-resolution channels are permanently shown as zoomed in (iClass 9595x PVR) [on hold]

My question is a completely general one, regardless of any particular channels or countries or satellites. My rather old satellite receiver (iClass 9595x PVR) shows the full frame scope [every single ...
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PNY GTX 970 not showing any more than 140mb of memory used

So I just bought this GPU recently and it's been working fine. I've been playing The Witcher 3 on ultra settings around 60 fps with no stuttering or anything bad. I downloaded some monitoring software ...
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How to let Intel HD Graphics go of shortcut control?

Even if I deactivate shortcuts in Intel HD Graphics they are still blocked and can not be used in Eclipse. I can use them again, if I define a different shortcut in Intel HD Graphics. As I don not ...
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Green flickering dots that move on my laptop screen

I have a Toshiba L50D-B83110 laptop (AMD A8 APU with AMD Radeon R5 M230 graphics) running Windows 8.1. I have the same issue as the OP of this question: Green flickering pixels that move with black ...
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Airflow PC, decision where to put holes [on hold]

I have a PC configuration as follows (regarding hardware with fan): 1 x power supply 1 x CPU 1 x graphic card So my pc case is pretty tight (only way for air to come in would be via PSU or graphic ...
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GPU causes PC to go into endless reboot & no display (Radeon HD 7970)

I was experiencing a couple of blue screens on my (3 years old) PC so I decided to upgrade my drivers. I updated my ATi Radeon 7970 driver to a certain version from ATi Catalyst which later turned out ...
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Default Two cables from one card to one monitor for pseudo-dual display?

This is a bit of an odd request but I hope someone can help me out with a solution or an explanation... :) I've bought an LG 34um95 monitor (34", 21:9 aspect-ratio) but also bought a Palit GTX 750Ti ...
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How to determine which piece of hardware is at fault?

I'm trying to determine which piece of hardware is causing my ASUS Q550LF laptop to fail. I don't want to open the laptop, because it's still under the manufacturer's warranty, and might attempt to ...
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Black Screen CPU & GPU running and fans spinning

Can anyone help me detect my problem? First here are my specs: CPU: AMD A8-5600K Monitor: Asus VX239H 1080p MoBo: Gigabyte F2A85X-D3H RAM: Corsair 8GB 1600mhz GPU: Sapphire R9 280x Vapor-X Tri-X 3GB ...
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Two GPU's - one for rendering the game, and one for driving the display [duplicate]

Ok so in my computer I have two GPU's. One of them is the higher performance AMD GPU (which I want to use to render games) and the other is an old low-end NVIDIA GPU which I use to run my monitor ...
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Change audio output depending on monitor application is run in

This type of questions has been asked, but did not find solution to my current setup (setup with soundcard). I have Xonar DGX sound card, and Nvidia Graphics card. I have connected TV to my ...
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Monitor glowing greenish light after connected the 3rd monitor to the same graphics card

My graphics card is Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 which has 3 ports VGA, DVI and HDMI. It is also announced to support 3 monitors. I connected 3 monitors to is and after 2 weeks, my oldest monitor ...
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Cubase causing USB ports to freeze

When opening projects in Cubase, my computer often 'freezes'. Symptoms: USB-powered devices become unusable. Audio Interface (USB) receives power but can not play any audio. External Hard Drive ...
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Every video starts with black and messy screen in a while

When I start a video on my laptop it is messy in the first 4-5 seconds. It does not depend on where I play it, everywhere I get the same problem. The problem looks like this: I have a Toshiba ...
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Windows display fluctuates automatically between “Project to a connected screen” options

The display switches automatically between "PC Screen Only" & "Extend" modes options from "Project to a connected screen" options, which are visible to me and Win+P. Earlier it used to be the ...
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DVI-D cable in DVI-I not working, but VGA with DVI-I adapter does

Bought a new Acer 27" K272HL monitor today. Plugged in the DVI-D cable to my GTX 750ti card's DVI-I port, and the monitor reports "No Signal". However, when I use a DVI-I -> VGA adapter, and plug the ...
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What factors influence the resolution that a monitor can use?

Let me explain what I'm asking. First of all it's my understanding that native resolution means the same thing as maximum resolution in the context of LCD monitors (is this correct?). If a monitor has ...
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Stutter while gaming every 3-4 seconds in Windows using MacBook Pro 2012 (MacBook 9.1) using Windows 7

I'm using Windows with Bootcamp on my Mid-2012 MacBook Pro (Here is the config). Recently when I play a game, I get frequent (and somewhat constant) stutter every 2-3 seconds, no matter if it's a 2D ...
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My computer has short circuited my graphics card(s) three times, and I have absolutely no idea what's causing it

Nearly a year ago, I came home to find my GPU fans spinning very loudly and my computer getting no video at all. So I restarted it, still no video output from the GPU, GPU fans are spinning at 100%, ...
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How can I play 4K content at 120fps or higher? [on hold]

I was having a discussion with my friend over framerates and PC gaming, and it occurred to me that I was aware of no hardware that could produce 4K resolution at 120FPS or greater. HDMI 2.0 and ...
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SLI GTX 970 and 550ti together

I'm writing here today to ask; Can I run my current MSI Limited Golden Gaming Edition GTX 970 4GB and a friends GTX 550 ti together with an SLI connector pin? The 550 doesn't require another power ...
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How can I use MSI Afterburner with Nvidia Optimus enabled laptop?

I used to run MSI Afterburner with my old laptop. But I can't use with my new one. Google didn't help except I figured a lot of people having issue with MSI Afterburner plus Nvidia Optimus combo. This ...
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GPU driver restart just in PCI-E 16x slot

My specs are these: i5 3570k 2x 4Gb G-skill DDR3 MSI Geforce 770GTX 650W PSU (Inter Tech Energon EPS-650W - ...
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Can my XFX Radeon R9 280 render simultaneously to both a 4k and 2k monitor?

I have a Radeon R9 280 video card. It has these ports: 1 HDMI 2 mini display port 1 DVI-D 1 DVI-I The NewEgg spec pages lists the max resolution as 4096x2160, but I don't know if that means per ...
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New AMD R9 270X GPU isn't recognized by Windows 7 x64 - UPDATED

I just bought a Sapphire Radeon R9 270X graphics card and installed it. The installer on the driver installation CD it came with only shows this list of compatible cards though - it doesn't include ...
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Recovered from LogonUI.exe Start up Error and its repercussions

Uses: Windows 7 SP1; Dell Optiplex 380; I had got the Error message below while logging and recovered from it using System Restore from Dell's System Repair option. LogonUI.exe - Bad Image ...
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Linux graphical GUI freezes

Ok so I got this annoying problem that happens every so often where the entire screen freezes up, becomes a static image, can't do anything on it until I press Ctrl+Alt+F1 to switch to console CLI ...
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Are video card resolution specs per-display or overall total when using multiple displays?

I'm an avid user of multiple monitors and have been contemplating an upgrade to a couple of 4k monitors. However I'm not sure how to interpret my video card specs or the specs of other cards I might ...
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Can i W PSU on 0660W UPSrun 60 [closed]

Is 600 watt Power supply takes more input voltage than 350 watt power supply?.
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Trying to understand Photoshop CC 2015 GPU system requirements for “Perspective Warp”

I am considering upgrading to Photoshop CC and I am amazed by the brand new perspective warp tool. However, I have concerns about it. On the Adobe site I have seen that the minimum requirement for 16 ...
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How to resolve no video, but sound issue that arises after install Visual Studio Community 2013?

I think this forum is more appropriate for this question rather than Stackoverflow, even though my problem appears to relate to Visual Studio Community 2013 with Update 4. Earlier this week I begun ...
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Screen resolution on Linux

When Linux (kernel, e.g., 3.xx) boots, it starts to output messages on screen in 80×25 VGA mode but then switches to a mode which is hard for me to read. Unfortunately, from there on the system stays ...
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Faint horizontal lines moving upward across monitor

I have these very faint (watermark-like) ~3 px wide horizontal lines across the whole monitor that move upward. If i set the refresh rate to 59 Hz the lines move very fast, instead at 60 Hz they're ...
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GPU showing artifacts and failing to boot with GPU drivers installed

I’ve been having problems with my GPU since last night. I was playing a game when suddenly the game froze, green and purple artifacts showed up and the game minimized to desktop before continuing ...
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Computer freezes and stutters when playing games

My computer whenever playing games begin to freeze and then begins to stutter. The sounds comes out of the headset, not the case. I thought it might be the PSU, so i changed the PSU. Thought it might ...
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How to disable a plugged-in PCI-e graphic card on OS level? [duplicate]

I have a server running for which I want to have a possility to access it with a screen connected to VGA (very rarely, most of the time it's accessed via SSH). Therefore I have a PCI-e graphic cards ...
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DisplayPort daisy chain not working

I have two Dell UltraSharp U2715H screens, supporting DisplayPort 1.2 and daisy chaining. I have confirmed this by connecting them together in a daisy chain, and connecting the first monitor to my ...
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No Video Output - No beeping - Asrock H97 Pro4

3 days ago I bought these components for my new computer: AsRock H97 Pro4 Motherboard GeForce GTX960 GPU DeepCool DA700 Power Supply Intel I7 4790k CPU 1TB WD Black HDD 1x8GB Kingston HyperX RAM ...
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Determining root cause of strange colors in VLC

Recently I am getting strange colors when playing a video file in VLC. This does not occur all the time, but at random intervals. When I restart VLC the same video file plays fine. Screen of VLC: ...
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Use a Video Card (GeForce 9800GT) and a AMD 5150 processor with Radeon R3

I have a GeForce 9800GT video card, I use it for over a year with my old Intel powered machine. But my processor died so I bought a new processor (APU AMD Athlon 5150) and a new MB (ASRock AM1B-M). ...
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Getting 4K@60Hz via ATI R9 290 display-port on Panasonic TC65-AX-800U

Hi I have an AMD R9 290 card, under linux, with the proprietary Catalyst 14.50.2 driver; the AMD Card only Has HDMI-1.x which can't do 4K@60Hz, but it does have display port which is capable of ...
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How much important CPU and Motherboard are in a gaming perspective? [closed]

A friend of mine offered me a GTX Titan X, to include in my current setup. (Potential) problem is : my CPU is an Intel Core i5 3570K (@ 3.4GHz), and my motherboard is a MSI ""gaming"" (what's that ...
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Use Integrated Graphics for WiDi and Discrete Graphics card for monitors

I have a GForce GTX 480 (old I know) running my 2 monitors, and I'd like to use the HD4600 Integrated Graphics from my i7-4790 to mirror my main display via WiDi to my TV. The Miracast receiver ...
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Is it possible to run Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 G1 gaming on ASRock 870 extreme3 r2.0? [on hold]

I want to build my first gaming PC and I just want to be sure if the following composition is good. Do you also think that I need a better power supply ? CPU--> amd phenom II x4 965 black edition ...
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nVidia nvlddmkm.sys BSOD as well as chronic driver crashing

I get the nvlddmkm.sys BSOD whenever I play any game, and sometimes even when I'm not doing anything GPU intensive. It gets so bad that after that happens I often cannot reboot without rebooting into ...
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My laptop works too slow when it is moved/vibrated

Recently my laptop's (HP envy 15) fan works too loud and gets warmer than before. When the laptop is moved, the laptop works slow for 30-90 seconds then it turns to normal, especially if any video is ...
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Does Asus H87M-E support 2 graphic cards?

I am looking at the specs of this motherboard http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/H87ME/specifications/ and I am not sure if it supports 2 graphic cards or not. I need to run them one by another, not in ...
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Building a new PC - PCI-E lanes and how do they work

I'm looking to build a new gaming PC that will last a while. I want to use a PCI-E x8 SSD + GTX 780 SLI in this build. Now i'm looking around on the web to see what i need to support this in terms of ...