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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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 [on hold]

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?

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

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 ...
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Unable to install Graphic card on Optiplex 755

I need help in installing a new graphic card, My machine is Optiplex 755 with 4 GB ram 2.8GHz, 8 MB cache, Core 2 duo Processor. Recently I bought GIGABITE R7 250 Graphic card. Its power by ATI RADEON ...
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Trying to install GPU in dell poweredge 1950 - refuses to boot past bios?

I currently have a poweredge 1950 (gen II i believe) in my possession setup as a ESXi vm host, i wanted to install a GPU in it i had lying around. its an NVidia 9800GT installed into one of the PCI-X ...
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Power supply or graphics card? [closed]

I have been having issues with my PC randomly shutting down and believe I have narrowed it down to two possible issues, either my PSU or my GPU. Back story: I got a newish computer (less than 1 year ...
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intel hd graphics 3000, reduce shared memory allocation

I cant find the way to reduce the video shared memory size. Is it possible? I have searched all configurations on the driver. I have also disabled the driver. I have searched the bios with no ...
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High-Quality G73jh-RBBX05 Screens

I've owned a G73jh for a few months now. Cosmetic condition is fine, runs well, somewhat cool (for an older laptop) and can even 'game.' The problem I have is with the display, for three reasons. ...
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Graphics card not working even with the latest drivers?

I have a new laptop Acer Travelmate P-255 MG which had linpus Linux on it, and has a graphics card: Name: AMD Radeon 8750M Vendor ID: 1002 Devicde ID: 6600 I installed Windows 7 x64 on it, and I ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7670M driver installation in fedora 19

I have a AMD Radeon HD 7670M in my laptop and am trying to install the driver for it. When I do a normal installation i get the following error, Your graphics card is not supported by this ...
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GPU processing video for a screen connected to the motherboard?

I have 3 screens: 2 DVI via GPU and 1 DVI via the motherboard. Does anyone know if the video processing is in fact still happening on the GPU and being fed through the motherboard to my 3rd screen? ...
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HP compaq graphics card not working

My friend has an HP Compaq 610 laptop, that wasn't working he brought it to me to fix it and I discovered that the graphics card isn't working, we need a new graphics card. I googled a bit and found ...
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EVGA GTX 780 Superclocked stuck on 3D clock on idle?

I recently purchased parts and upgraded my main desktop computer. My current setup includes a GTX 780, I5 4670k CPU, an ASUS Z87-C motherboard, and 16gb of ram. After downloading EVGA Precision X and ...
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Can this be something else than a defect graphic card?

Since a few days I'm experiencing strong issues with my ATI Radeon HD 7870. Often while playing games my two monitors turn into weird artefacts (with ongoing music for a moment) and then stay like ...
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How to sync two monitors and a projector together to display the same game while controlling the recording it from one of the two computer monitors?

I want to display MK9 on a projector and a computer monitor on which the game will be played by two people and record it from a second monitor. All devices will be hooked up to the administrative ...
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PC turns on(sends signal to LCD and gives BIOS beep) after random number of attempts

My PC worked well until one time about 6 months ago the LCD lost signal and I have to restart the it. Since then when I want to turn on the computer and push the power button I do not get signal on ...
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X server segmentation fault - AMD and Nvidia cards

I'm using Arch and I've installed the drivers for my AMD card from unofficial repo as suggested by the arch wiki. When I try to startx it fails, I took out what seemed relevant from the log file, ...
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Blue lines on screeen at bootup

My computer has been refusing to reboot recently, and every time I turn it on, this is what I see: It had some graphics issues recently. After I updated the nvidia drivers, it has been freezing up. ...
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How Does Integrated Graphics Card work [closed]

many laptops are these days sold with onboard graphics card, such as the new Intel HD 4600. I am reading that the graphic processor is manufactured on the same die as the central processor. Is the ...
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XFX Radeon HD 7970 Causing freeze

I've just put together my new computer with the XFX Radeon HD 7970. Model number on GPU: FX-797G-TDFC My parts: Gigabyte GA-Z87-DS3H Rev: 1.1 XFX Radeon HD 7970 Intel Core i7 4770K (Stock cooler) ...
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Linux + Windows on kvm-switch. Windows works, Linux does not

I have a dual-port, dual-dvi kvm ( dual dvi monitors for 2 computers ). One port is for Windows 7/64, the other port is Linux Mint/64. Windows almost always works, meaning I get hot, dual-screen ...
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External monitors don't work with docked laptop unless laptop screen is on first

The Problem I have a Lenovo T440p with Intel HD 4600 graphics in addition to NVIDIA GeForce GE 730M. I have a docking station with DVI-D, HDMI, VGA, and two DisplayPort outputs. I am using the ...