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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Can I build a slimline/low-profile PC that will fit high-end graphics cards?

At first I was thinking to do this with some specialized motherboard form factor that uses a riser board so the video cards are parallel to the motherboard. However, it seems that no one really does ...
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Power surges after installing graphics card

Power surges happen a few times a day (I think this is already an alarming rate) when I play games, say The Sims 4. When I play, the computer just reboots then my ASUS Motherboard tells me that it has ...
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Graphics for programming [on hold]

Is integrated graphics or dedicated graphics better for programming?
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Dell XPS m1530 graphic chip-LCD-inverter or video cable

I have a Dell XPS m1530. When I turn it on, screen wont work, not even a ghost image or backlight on LCD. I tried it on external VGA monitor, and it is working normally, I did some tests while it's on ...
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How to increase Intel HD Graphics dedicated video memory in Windows 8?

I have a Windows 8 system. Its specification is- 4 GB RAM 500 GB HDD Intel Pentium Dual Core processor (2.9 GHz each) My system has Intel HD Graphics installed in it(Version- 9.17.10.3347). I just ...
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Can not install NVIDIA drivers on ThinkPad T410 (Windows 7 64-bit)

I have issues installing NVIDIA NVS 3100m drivers on ThinkPad T410 laptop with installed Windows 7 64-bit. The NVIDIA install wizard tells me that no hardware is detected. I check in Device Manager ...
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Is there a way to know what all hardware is present on your system currently? [on hold]

Say I changed a graphics card. Or say I had an issue with a laptop which, after being resolved, resulted in my graphics card not being detected. I'm guessing it hadn't been connected back correctly or ...
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Configure three screens backed by two graphic chips in a laptop under Linux

I'd like to connect two external monitors (one via HDMI, one via VGA) to my HP ProBook 4330s LW813EA laptop, while keeping the laptop screen on as well. The Intel HD 3000 graphics embedded in Core ...
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Xen with dual-graphic card on Dell laptop?

My Dell laptop has dual graphic card. It is really difficult to configure the discrete card to work with Linux, and I don't want to use things like bumblebee. So I am thinking if I can use VGA ...
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R9 270x Graphics Card fan start-stop

today I bought a PC from pieces and when I mounted all of them and connected to the screen there was no signal. My GPU is a Sapphire R9 270x and I checked that the two power connectors to it were ...
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Why do I get the catalyst control center popup on my screen?

I put in a new graphics card and now I get this popup... "the catalyst control center is not supported by the driver version of your enabled graphics adapter. Please update your AMD graphics driver ...
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Why is my display text blurry

I bought a new computer recently and when I connect it into my older Samsung display with a HDMI cable the text seems to be blurry. However if I connect my older laptop computer into this same Samsung ...
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Computer froze with black screen when viewing (not editing) video card's memory in Cheat Engine

I was looking at my computer's physical memory in Cheat Engine (a memory editor/debugger application) and I decided to look at the addresses that Device Manager says are used by my video card. When I ...
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Standard Intel Graphic driver causes COM Surrogate Error

I have Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 3000/4000 on my laptop. The standard Intel driver causes COM Surrogate Error when I view images. What other drivers can I install to use HD graphic? How else could ...
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Will my cpu (E7500 core 2 duo) bottleneck r7 260x?

My pc specs are E7500 core 2 duo nvidia 9500 GT 1 GB DDR2 4 GB DDR2 ram I want to upgrade my graphic card and I am choosing between r7 260x and r7 250. I am worried that my system wont be able to ...
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Custom built PC shuts down ONLY after a game starts. What's wrong with my PC?

Whenever I boot up a game that is directx dependent, my PC loses power and reboots automatically. No intermediate warning of a reboot/restart, either. I have played non directx based games fine, such ...
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How can I assemble a Laptop from parts

Yesterday, I had the privilege of opening and upgrading the RAM of a P4 computer a relative had assembled from scratch. Thats when this weird thought occurred to me: Why can't I assemble a laptop in a ...
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Acer Laptop Compatible Add-in Graphics Card [closed]

I got an Acer Aspire 7720g with a vga problem. I disassemble it and i saw that vga is an add-on card and not on-board! I looked for a spare part but the price from Acer/Amazon etc for the original ...
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Why is my PCI-Express 3.0 graphics card running as PCI-Express x16 v2.0?

My new computer is a top value machine: Motherboard ASUS CrossHair V Formula Z CPU FX-9370 DRAM 2.133MHz GPU Radeon R9 280X PSU Corsair AX1200i All drivers are up to date (as for today: September ...
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Running 6 monitors with 2 radeon hd5700

I have 2 Radeon 5700's each containing 2 dvi ports 1 hdmi port 1 display port I am aware that with one HD5700 i can run 3 monitors, but i would like to know.. if i have 2 x HD5700 can they each ...
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If I enable SurroundView, will I still be using my GPU?

So, I enabled Surround View in the BIOS to use two monitors, one is plugged at the GPU and the other at the motherboard. Everything works fine. But I'm using the GPU for both monitors? Catalyst ...
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Triple monitor setup on GPU and MOBO

So, I have an AMD 7870 Sapphire OC Edition. It only has two DVI slots, HDMI and a display port. Anyway, I have two 1080p IPS panels setup to my main monitors, these are both connected to the GPU via ...
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Netbook with ATI graphics: Brightness settings doesn't work

I have a hp dv6-6000 series Windows 7 64-bit laptop with an Intel HD3000 and an ATI HD6700M. After a factory reset I upgrade drivers and I got the problem: If I want to be able change between graphic ...
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ASUS 750Ti Strix to replace 6870 1GB? [closed]

Okay so I am looking at upgrading my GPU this year, and was looking at the 750Ti Strix due to budget constraints, is this a good GPU upgrade or should I look else where? I like to play games like ...
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Dual Monitors, wont allow watching movie if monitor 1 is turned off

I use 2 monitors, my 55" LED T.V for watching movies, and a 46" LED as my desktop monitor. I recently purchased a new video card, I am running windows 8.1 and use VLC for my media player. Since the ...
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Attention: Unsupported Video Configuration Detected

I am working with a Dell Optiplex 390 tower running Windows 8. I connected it to a monitor via a VGA cable. The monitor also has a USB cable; I have the same problem whether I use the USB cable or ...
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GPU memory performance effects

What performance effects should I expect by downgrading from 3GB to 1.5GB on the same video card (an nvidia GTX 560m if it matters). I have read that the extra memory over 1.5GB is mostly superfluous, ...
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Can the memok button fix a error 62 codd [duplicate]

The title sayhs it all im having a error 62 code when puttiung in a video card. i havent tryed the memok button yet is it worth a shot. Or will it only effect my properly working memory
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error code 62 when installing a graphics card

Ok first let me say that when i first built my system everything works perfectly i had 2 msi lighting r9 290x's running in crossfire. The computer booted up with both graphic cards just fine, ...
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3 screens setup intel HD integrated 4000 + nvidia 635m

Hi I have 2 extra screens apart from the laptop's one, and been trying to connect one via vga and other via hdmi, but when I try to set them both at the same time, windows does not let me apply the ...
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Command line to query the number and types of video output devices

I'm trying to get video outputs of a computer using a Windows command line, do you guys know any solution? Something like: this computer has 1 VGA port and 2 HDMI I'll have to get the info on many ...
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Dual monitors: Fullscreen doesnt go to current monitor?

I'm on Windows 8. I have a dual monitor set up with a NVIDIA GTX 750ti. When I try to run anything in full-screen mode, it doesn't open the full-screen mode. In current monitor when I clicked ...
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Why do I have blurry application on reboot only?

I am witnessing a very weird situation on my Asus Laptop, running on Windows 8.1. Basically, if I shutdown my computer and restart it all works fine. However, if I reboot the computer using the ...
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Dead area on monitor, can I re-adjust screen 0,0 point?

I'm using Windows 7 Professional on Dell Inspiron N5110. I'm having problem with my laptop LCD screen. About 1cm of my monitor is white on the left side. Due to which Windows start button is ...
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One DVI cable isn't working with new graphics card?

I've just bought a new 750 Ti, and unlike my old 5750 which had 2x DVI-I ports, this has 1x DVI-I and 1x DVI-D, but I'm not sure if that's causing the problem here: I've also noticed that my two ...
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HP Pavilion p6000 - Support Nvidia CUDA cards?

HP Pavilion p6000 AMD II Seems to have a large PCI-E and 3 small PCI-E slots. I think it is a PCI-E 2 but I can't confirm. I was hoping to put one of these in it: ...
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Crossfiring between Dual-X and non Dual-X cards

Sorry if this is a stupid question, but I can't find any information out there on what exactly "Dual-X" is. I have a Sapphire DUAL-X R9-270X which has been discontinued, but I have found a great deal ...
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PCI Express x16 what does this mean?

What does PCI Express x16 mean? To replace a video card what information would I need to know about specs I need to look at on PC and replacement graphic card to be sure if fits?
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Is my GPU or PSU going out?

So, the screen started showing artifacts and then suddenly went out but the sound was still working. Thinking it was just the game I was playing, I tried to ctrl+alt+del, esc, and alt+f4 out of it but ...
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Graphics stuttering in 3D Games

Every time I play a game, I experience random stuttering of video and the FPS counter very briefly goes down to 0. This stuttering can be seen in this YouTube video, with the most obvious stuttering ...
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Black margins around the image on monitor during system boot up

I have recently purchased a new video card. After i switched to it, my monitor shows black margins around the image near edges of the screen during system boot up. Once OS loads a proper driver for ...
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How does the framebuffer work? [on hold]

I have been reading about the framebuffer and I'd like to know how it is managed in modern OSes (Windows, Linux, Android). Questions: The framebuffer seems to be a memory address range where ...
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Screen turns black for a few secs while watching full screen video

After I have changed my video card to MSI N770 TF 2GD5/OC, nVidia GeForce, GTX770 is started to blink (turn black for a few seconds) while watching full screen video (with MPC-HC). The blackouts ...
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Graphics card compatiblity with windows 8

When I run certain games the error message: No suitable display modes were found Appears Background: I recently upgraded my computer to a Windows 8.1 HP Envy. The games installed fine. However ...
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How do I update my graphics drivers?

I am using a graphics driver which is about 2 years ago which I downloaded from laptop's vendor site ...
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Video Converter to H.264 with Nvidia Card using GPU acceleration (WMV to MP4)

I'm currently using an Nvidia 660 GTX trying to convert WMV files to .MP4 (h.264) using 2 pieces of software Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate (latest version) Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate ...
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Best method of Over-clocking gtx750ti

I am using Precision X by evga and using the gtx750ti I would like to know how high I can push my graphics card without damage.
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Is is possible to use SLI with two identical graphics cards with different RAM sizes?

Specifically, I have an EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Superclocked 4GB, and an EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Superclocked 2GB. I am using them on an Asus P8Z68-V motherboard, which claims to support SLI. The cards are ...
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Windows 8 Project64 Failed to initialize DirectX error

I want to use project64 on my computer via remote desktop, but I always get this error: Failed to initialize DirectX error Error code: 8876086A There seems to be not fix related to my problem on ...
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BIOS resets to onboard graphics whenever I power off?

Whenever I power off my PC and turn it back on, I have no signal through my PCI-E card. I have to physically clear the cache by taking the jumpers of the CMOS reset on the motherboard (resetting to ...