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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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Laptop is using Intel HD 4000 instead of GeForce 630M

I have a dedicated GFX card in my laptop, but DxDiag and GPU-Z say it's using the Intel HD graphics. I disabled the Intel HD 4000 driver in Device Manager, but it didn't work. I searched for a ...
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do I need all 3 Nvidia Geforce Experience autoboots?

I'm using Nvidia Geforce Experience, and while checking msconfig, it says the following 3 bootups: C:\Program Files(x86)\Nvidia Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core\nvtmru.exe C:\Program Files(x86)\Nvidia ...
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Why is this memory range on the PCI bus?

Why is the following memory address range on the PCI bus? The image is from my Netbook that uses shared video memory with no dedicated video memory so I am unsure as to why the VGA memory range ...
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2answers
454 views

AMD Radeon outputs only 1080i (1920x1080@30hz) on Full HD TV

Graphics Card: AMD Radeon r9 270x Screen : Samsung F5000 series 32 inch LED Full HDTV. Cable : HDMI cable connected to my graphics card's HDMI slot, and to my screen's HDMI slot. OS: Windows 8.1 ...
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Graphics driver problems - wrong OS?

When attempting to play the game Stanley Parable on my Toshiba Satellite L300-1FQ laptop, the game drives the graphics driver mad. After starting the game, the intro video plays out of sync with the ...
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1answer
201 views

In Windows 8.1, how do I check logs for device driver installation failures?

Some background: In Windows 8.1, I am trying to update my display drivers for my two crossfired Radeon HD 7950 cards. The latest Catalyst 13.9 (stable) install seems to fail so I've tried updating the ...
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53 views

Intel HD 2500 gaming

I have a Dell all in one Desktop with the specs below and I am wondering if it is ok to play games like Battlefield and Crysis. I've seen people play those with the HD 2500. I am just worried that it ...
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1answer
83 views

Unsupported HZ resolution

I have trouble with my display adapter Intel HD Graphics driver. Out of curiosity I changed the refresh rate from 60hz to 100hz. But that turns my monitor into black and says 1024*768 60hz. I know ...
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9k views

After update to Windows 8.1 brightness isn't working (changing)

I just updated my Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 by Windows Store and I have some problems. My notebook is an Acer Aspire Timelinex 3820TG and I know it's little old for Windows 8 but I installed it anyway ...
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1answer
103 views

which graphics card drivers should you install if you have two Nvidia graphics cards?

I have two graphics cards installed in one PC - an NVIDIA 7300 LE and NVIDIA 8400GS. The computer is not used for gaming, but they are used for a triple-monitor setup. I've went on the Nvidia site ...
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1answer
377 views

Windows Experience Index Issue

My laptop is Lenvo ideaPad Z500, it has two graphic cards Intel HD NVIDIA™ GeForce™ GT 635M DirectX™ 11 The experience index of my computer is 5,1. I think that it's because intel card is set ...
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1answer
395 views

Manufacturer or Windows Update Drivers?

I installed fresh copy of Windows 8.1 last night and installed latest display drivers for my ATI card. When checking for Windows updates as an optional update i saw there's ATI's display driver and ...
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33 views

Viewsonic VX2035wm fades black

Short on cash, I need to determine where lies this recent problem with my 2-3 years old Viewsonic VX2035wm monitor fading black. Here is what I have tried: Initial problem with new motherboard ...
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24 views

How to change default devices and drivers in windows?

I am trying to figure out how to change the default display adapter(gfx device) that is being used without having to go in and disable the others. What I am trying to accomplish is to be able to ...
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1answer
131 views

How get video from video card and sound from sound card into HDMI cable?

I have a video card and a sound card. My Monitor has a audio jack which just forwards the audio signal from the HDMI cable. But the cable is connected to my video card and for sound, only the onboard ...
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1answer
38 views

1 laptop + 1 pc need to share 4 dvi lcds (is this possible?)

I am in need of a kvm that i can use with a laptop and a pc. Is this possible? Currently i am using a very old iogear usb kvm for keyboard and mouse. I want to make all 4 monitors available to both ...
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1answer
112 views

What kind of hardware do I need to have 4-5 CUDA graphic cards on Windows?

I need to run some heavy CUDA tests and I can buy something like 4-5 quadro or tesla graphic cards. My question is: what kind of hardware should I buy to use them in a Windows environment with Nsight? ...
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0answers
91 views

why does adding a video card disable on board video? [duplicate]

My understanding is that if I add a video card to a PC system that onboard (motherboard) video becomes unusable. Why is that? Is there a way to use both?
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1answer
446 views

Is it possible to duplicate/mirror screen connected to different graphic cards?

My desktop has 2 HD 6450 graphic cards, each of them has one HDMI, one DVI and one VGA port. I connected 2 of my screens to the 2 HDMI ports on 2 cards, and I'd like to duplicate my 2 screens. ...
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1answer
40 views

Disable second monitor

I have dual-monitors, both on a single GPU. At times I don't use the second one, particularly in GPU-intensive gaming - is it possible to disable the monitor so that the GPU doesn't have to render ...
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1answer
255 views

With Nvidia Optimus, which graphics adapter's control panel settings apply?

I just found out that I have both "Intel Graphics and Media Control Panel" and "NVidia Control Panel". How do these controls work together? I have an i7 with on-board graphics and a NVidia 650m. I ...
2
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1answer
56 views

Can I use an EVGA OC utility on a ZOTAC GPU?

EVGA has a very nice comprehensive utility while ZOTAC.. not so much. The specs for the two cards (EVGA vs ZOTAC) are not far off (660 Ti) so it seems plausible that one utility would work for the ...
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0answers
44 views

Run 2 different games on 2 cards on 2 monitors in Windows 7

Well i have been looking for 4 hours and i cant find anything. I have a qx6700, 4gbs of ddr2 5 5 5 18 ram, evga 750i FTW mother board, a gts 450, and a gtx 480. What i want to do is set the gpus like ...
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1answer
97 views

Which Graphic Card is faster? [closed]

Here are 3 Graphic cards for review... Configuration of Bar Graphic Card Graphics Engine AMD/ATI Radeon HD 5450 GPU Clock 650 MHz Bus Standard PCI Express 2.1 Memory ...
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0answers
1k views

Any way to bypass or spoof graphic card check?

I facing some problem with a software. While installing it's giving me a error that "you graphic card is not in the supported list please update you graphic driver". My graphic driver are up to date ...
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0answers
74 views

Can I use aliasing (e.g. “4xAA”, etc.) provided by 3D graphic cards to make my desktop look better?

All modern 3D video cards support some form of hardware-based "anti-aliasing" for games. The idea is to render the frame bigger than the screen resolution, and then downsample it to get smoother ...
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1answer
401 views

Dell Precision M4600 won't display 1920x1080@60hz

I recently upgraded from a Dell Latitude E6510 laptop to a Dell Precision M4600 laptop. I have two monitors connected to it through a port replicator, one through DVI and one through VGA. I'm having ...
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2answers
148 views

Video/graphics card to support multiple types of cameras

I'm not sure where to ask this question:) I have a software in which a camera of manufacturer SUMIX is supported. The software is in Delphi 6, and works well. The drivers are needed to view the ...
2
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1answer
327 views

Could a slow graphics card affect Windows's performance?

Could a slow graphics card cause slow performance in Windows? Obviously a graphics card is mostly used when playing video games, but do Windows and normal office apps (e.g. Microsoft Office, Internet ...
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0answers
2k views

New graphics card is installed, but monitor goes blank after Windows loading screen

I'm really at the end of my wits on this one. Graphics card: ASUS GeForce GTX 660 DirectCU II (2GB GDDR5/PCI Express) Monitor: ASUS VE228TR 21.5 Installed the card and it seems to have passed the ...
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1answer
908 views

Wrong screen resolution Windows 7/8

I know this has been asked many times before, but I have not yet found a solution... So as the title says, my computer displays the wrong screen resolution. What happened, was the power went down one ...
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0answers
39 views

Audio output soundcard and video card

So I'm running the ATI 4870x2 and from this with a DVI to HDMI adapter I have audio and video going to my tv - which feeds through to my amp and speakers. This is wonderful and I couldn't be happier, ...
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0answers
296 views

BSOD 116 after installing nVidia drivers in Windows 7

System: Windows 7 64-bit SP1 with updates, fresh install Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 3GB RAM MSI GeForce 210 1GB (passive cooling) Abit IB9 motherboard (no integrated graphics) nothing overclocked ...
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1answer
155 views

How can you determine what video (movie) resolution a graphics card can play?

I need some way of determining if a given graphics card can play SD, HD (720) or full HD (1080), etc. video content. I'm not sure if that fact it supports 1920x1080 monitor resolution means it would ...
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3answers
7k views

Screen occasionally flashes black

A few months ago I bought myself a new computer. Since then the monitor have been occasionally flashing black for a second or so, and I've been looking for - and failing to find - a solution. Will ...
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3answers
2k views

Can't Use Switchable Graphics

I can't get my switchable graphics cards working on my Acer 4820TG laptop. It came installed with Windows 7, but I've installed the RTM build of Windows 8. I have to keep the "Graphics" setting on the ...
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1answer
99 views

Is Windows really using the 3D Graphic Card? [closed]

I'm wondering if Windows 7 or 8 (even dropped transparency!) is really using the power of a dedicated graphic card? Is there any remarkable influence on the speed of daily windows usage (word ...
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3answers
5k views

Can I upgrade my laptop's video RAM?

According to Device Manager, my HP ProBook 6550b laptop is equipped with a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series video card. CPU-Z says that it holds 512MB VRAM. Sometimes I do some video editing on ...
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2answers
422 views

How to diagnose a duplicated fuzzy image on one laptop screen?

I have an older dell laptop that has suddenly gone from displaying the full resolution to showing the screen twice, almost like in widescreen mode, one on top of each other. They are very fuzzy, yet ...
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2answers
1k views

I can't change my preferred graphics card on my notebook

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 with an Intel i5 processor, 4 GB RAM, and an NVIDIA GT 520 GPU. And I can't select my preferred graphics card nor change the graphics card for my applications. I tried ...
2
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1answer
118 views

Flickering visual artefacts and see-through windows after playing video in media player

I was watching a film using Windows Media Player on my secondary monitor whilst using Unity 3D on my primary monitor. This is something that I often do, however yesterday the video in Media Player ...
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0answers
511 views

how do I change the resolution on my windows 8 laptop?

I had the windows 8 consumer preview from when it came out until the new windows 8 Release preview came out a few days ago. I recently updated my computer and I noticed that my resolution went back ...
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1answer
144 views

BSOD after replacing video card

I recently replaced a ATI 6870 with a GTX 670 and am no longer able to access windows from my primary hard drive. As Windows begins to load there is a blue screen which is rapidly gone and the ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I tell if my graphics card will take advantage of a 120Hz monitor?

My specific hardware setup is that I have a GeForce GTX 580M in my laptop, and I'm considering buying an Iiyama Prolite G2773HS monitor. However, I would hope that answers to this question would be ...
0
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1answer
910 views

Newly installed AMD Catalyst Drivers don't show in Catalyst Center

I downloaded AMD 12.2 Catalyst for my HP DV6 7690M XT graphics card and installed it over the HP one, so that I can switch graphics cards. After installation, I found out that the Catalyst center is ...
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1answer
81 views

I need a hardware or software solution for guaranteeing a particular video output resolution and refresh rate on a computer running MS Windows 7?

I'm looking for a solution to reliable fixed output resolution and refresh from a Windows 7 PC. Ideally a hardware solution, i.e. a particular motherboard (maybe with LVDS) or a BIOS or graphics BIOS ...
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0answers
38 views

graphics card issue?

I have a simple graphics card in a business system which everything runs fine for about a week but then I'll get problems where the screens will flicker and I'll get multiple cursors and then the ...
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1answer
362 views

Windows 7 screen messed up

My screen is suddenly divided in three equally large parts with a large black area in between. This is itself pretty annoying. But they also come in the wrong order: part 3, part 2 part 1. Did I do ...
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2answers
951 views

Disabling “faulty” graphics card in device manager

I have what I believe to be a faulty graphics card causing random reboots to my machine. Unfortunately its plumbed with water cooling and removal is a bit more involved than I would like. ...