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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Integrated graphics card being used over NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M in Toshiba laptop?

On my Toshiba laptop with a discrete GeForce GT 540M graphics card, as well an integrated Intel HD 3000, it seems like the discrete graphics card is never used. Games run like the Intel HD 3000 is ...
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Windows 7: Switching between Nvidia GPU and onboard intel HD graphics in desktop PC

I have a desktop computer with an Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 motherboard (Z68 chipset) and an EVGA GTX 770 GPU. The GTX 770 is great for gaming, but it runs quite hot, the dual fans are noisy, draws a ...
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“DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE” on Windows 8.1

I'll jump straight into details and the steps of what I did to have made my laptop showing BSOD. Earlier time when I first bought this laptop: 1. Launched and played a game 2. Game playing halfway ...
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ATI radeon hd 5450 Graphics Card Issues

I have an Old Dell Optiplex 755 SFF with an Intel Core 2 Processor (windows 7). Now This can hold a PCI-E x16 port. Now I got an ATI Radeon HD 5450 low profile. I plugged and played and it fits ...
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4 Monitor Extended Desktop MoBo Graphics Combination

I need to put together a 4-monitor extended desktop setup for non-gaming purposes. All 4 monitors are supposed to display at 1920X1080. Any suggestions as to what motherboard/graphics card combination ...
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Driver for AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200

I have Gateway NV53 nootebook and I just reinstalled my windows 7 . Before the reinstal I had display adapter - AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 like this - After I reinstalled the ...
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connecting DVI monitor to HDMI port

Can I connect computer monitor with the case by using DVI to HDMI cable? monitor side is DVI and the case side id HDMI. I want to choose the correct cable for this connection. My graphic card is 2 GB ...
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GeForce SLI to run 4K

I've found a pretty sweet GTX 760 from Gigabyte, Byt it only supports 2560 x 1600 graphics... Would it be possible to get 4K by running 2 of theese in SLI? If yes, would it require me to do something ...
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Blue screen of death - graphics card?

I recently acquired a new computer running Windows 7 with NVidia Quadro FX 3400/4400 graphics card. I noticed something was wrong when I tried playing a game and it went at about 0.1 fps. I went to ...
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Why is X using only two of my monitors?

I have a desktop machine with Intel QM77MK motherboard and NVidia Quadro 600 PCIe card. The motherboard has DisplayPort, DVI-I and DVI-D connections, while the Quadro has DVI and DisplayPort. I've ...
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Is this video card good for 3 monitors? [on hold]

Video card: http://www.amazon.de/Zotac-NVIDIA-GeForce-Grafikkarte-Speicher/dp/B00D4KCSHG/ref=sr_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1408575042&sr=8-11&keywords=grafikkarte 3 Monitors like this: ...
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Nvidia Quadro 4000 at VERY high idle temperature

My Nvidia Quadro 4000 is running at ~70°C (idle, GPU have 0,1% load) in a very cold environment (server room with air conditioning). Is that normal? How can I fix this? The card is not covered by ...
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computer randomly restarting. both in game and out of game

first my specs are. AMD Phenom II x4 955 processor 3.2ghz 20gb ddr3 ram 4Gb Nvidia Geforce GTX 770 850w Corsair tx850w psu Gigabyte ud3 mobo Windows 7 professional I recently uprgraded my vid card ...
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How to switch off Series 9 Samsung NP900X3C-A03AU “smart stay” display

I have a NP900X3C-A03AU am often in situations where 2 sets of eyes are looking at my screen. The automatic dimming of the screen when your not looking at it to save battery is not working for me. ...
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AMD Radeon R9 graphics card won't display my second screen

I have recently built a new Windows 8.1 gaming PC and I am using the AMD Radeon R9 280 Black Double Dissipation Edition. It works a treat except I seem to have an issue whereby I cannot get my second ...
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Surface Pro 2 DisplayPort 1.2 since recent update

I'm using the Surface Pro 2 and two Dell U2414H Displays connected via DaisyChain (Displayport to first monitor and then from the first monitor to the second monitor). This worked a long time, but I ...
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how can I dedicate more display graphics in Mac OSX Mountain Lion (Vmware)?

I am running Mac OSX Mountain Lion in VMware Workstation 9 and I want to increase the display graphics from 128 mb to maybe about 512mb is there a way to do this? This is my current laptop setup. ...
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Why does modern graphics with 2Gb memory come with VGA output?

I recently bought a new computer with a ATI HD8570 2GB (VGA+HDMI). I pay top dollars for a powerful graphics card. I have two (older) monitors from Dell 1600*900 which have a DVI input and a VGA ...
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Anyone know how to install a new graphics card on the Thinkpad T400?

Is that even possible? I know that it's hard to install new hardware on laptops, but it would be doable on a Thinkpad. The reason why I want a new graphics card is because the one I have is not ...
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Machine turns off with different graphics card; who's the culprit?

A machine that I own does run quite stable in its current configuration. It has been running with a GeForce GTX 295 for a couple of years. That card used quite a lot of power, produced lots of heat ...
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Display on secondary video card (Nvidia 8400 GS): horrible refresh, bogs system

This is my work computer, but it's a small shop. We do business software development. The most hardcore thing we create is some web animations with html5 and fancy javascript/css. The base machine ...
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Can dedicated video cards be deactivated in laptops? [on hold]

Let's say the computer has the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 thingy, and nVidia GeForce GTX 760M 2GB. What if I don't want the nVidia graphics, but I have to buy the computer because there isn't ...
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137 MB hardware reserved memory 64-bit OS with external graphics card

First of all, I have 64-bit OS, so it's not the 32-bit limitation of 3.5 GB. I have 2x2GB RAM sticks, when I was using the iGPU, I was assigning (128MB + 2MB GTT) for it but the hardware reserved ...
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Windows does not recognize my monitor any more

I was running Windows 8.1 on a Intel i7 with an Asus Radeon 270X connected to a Yamakasi Q271 display at 2560x1440 via DVI. Everything was totally fine until today. When i powered up my Computer in ...
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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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Mavericks Dock Lag

Im having an weird bug on my MacBook Pro. When I start the machine, the dock have some graphic lag, the same when I open and close windows. The solution is simple, just open the AutoCAD and close it ...
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What is the different between a CPU with or without the GPU?

This may be a dumb question. But this is definitely a quick n easy question for those who know it :) When I choose to buy a CPU with No GPU, such as some of the Intel Xeon CPUs, what should I bear in ...
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Replacing Fan on Laptop

My Laptop is making a lot of noise and is really hot. I assume its overheating due to an issue with the fan and I would like to try replacing the fan. The laptop is an HP Compaq Presario CQ61 The ...
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Computer has been crashing randomly with no dumps

This has been happening for a long time, but I've finally narrowed it down to specific combinations of hardware. First, the specs: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4Ghz ASUS P5QL-VM DO (ICH10) 6GB OCZ ...
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ATI catalyst installer not displaying properly

I own HP G6-2313AX with AMD A10 processor having 7678 2GB dual Graph.Card. I am average Ubuntu user. I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04.1. after that I wanted to TRY out propitiatory display drivers ...
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Using motherboard HDMI connection for separate graphics card

I have a Z97-motherboard which has an HDMI-connection, along with a MSI 770 graphics card, which sadly only has one HDMI-connection. I would like to connect my second monitor through HDMI to my ...
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How do I connect two monitors and a 42" LED TV screen to an AMD Radeon HD 6700 video card?

I have (2) Asus 27" monitors and (1) Hisence 42" LED TV screen. Is it possible to have all three connected to an AMD Radeon HD 6700 video card on my computer as one whole desktop?
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installing AMD Radeon™ HD 8670 VGA driver for kali linux

i have Radeon8670 as my graphic card,but it is not detecting in my computer when i checked my VGA devices,i got this: lspci -nn | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation ...
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OpenCL support in graphics cards & on the Intel HD3000

What does it mean when a graphic card mentions it supports native OpenCL? And what happens when it doesn't? And how does intel 3000 cope with it? How are performances and processing cell numbers?
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1080p not as smooth as 1080i on Sapphire Edge VS4

I have a Sapphire Edge VS4 connected to Philips 37pfl monitor and running Windows 7 32 bit Ultimate. I also use the Catalyst Control Center program to calibrate the screen. When I choose 1080p ...
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Why can't I setup my Gigabyte Radeon R9 270x for 4 monitors?

I purchased this card and I'm having problems getting it to work with 4 monitors (1-HDMI, 1-DVI, 1-DVI, 1-Displayport)! The box states that the card can run 4 monitors but I can't seem to get it to ...
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FPS lags with new acer aspire 5755G

The title is kind of self explanatory, as my new laptop lags and has FPS drops. For example my FPS in Starcraft 2 hovers around 20 and constantly drops to 1 with low settings when I know it should run ...
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Why does my general frame rate slow down to 40fps randomly?

This has been bugging me for a while. Every once in a while, I find my computer to be sort of laggy and I thought it was because it was busy or something. However, I recently noticed that it wasn't ...
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Computer crashes on startup of 3D games

My computer renders games similar to Minecraft just fine, but games with more intensive graphics like: Planetside 2 Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Phantoms Skyrim it crashes the instant it needs to ...
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ASUS Computer with Standard Graphics Card and Intel HD Graphics and problems with the second monitor

The problem I have is as follows: I connected the graphics card to one monitor first with DVI and a second one through a DisplayPort to DVI adapter. The computer has a Standard VGA adapter and an ...
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Blank screen, modded bios

Laptop is Lenovo y510p (with 755m sli and i7). A week ago, i decided to flash modded bios (a lot more options), everything went well, then i flashed vbios for second gt 755m. After that, i was looking ...
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Nvidia ShadowPlay Desktop Recording disappeared

I have an Nvidia GTX Titan graphics card and I used ShadowPlay to make coding tutorials. I turned on GeForce Experience and all of the sudden "Allow Desktop Capture" disappeared. The only thing I can ...
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Graphics card not giving any signal

I'm trying to install a graphics card 'Radeon HD 5450 PCIe 2.1' into my 'GA H55m-S2 board PCIe 2.0' but it's not giving any signal to the monitor, it only indicates that the cable (D-Sub) is plugged ...
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Switching between integrated and discrete graphics on alienware 14?

I recently received a new alienware 14 in the mail and was having some issues switching between integrated and discrete graphics. When I used the inbuilt benchmark tests in Just Cause 2 i pulled in a ...
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Causes of graphical artifacts / memory issues

I have been through several graphics cards (3 Radeon 5870s and a 6950) in the last six months and they all have been acting defective. The last three have been producing a lot of artifacts, both in ...
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Are different brands of the 'same' graphics card better than other brands of that same graphics card? [closed]

I've been doing a lot of browsing of different computer parts recently, and I noticed that many different brands make the 'same' graphics card (e.g. radeon 280), and sell them at different prices. Is ...
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graphics card / computer cant detect dvi monitor

my monitor is not being detected by my computer. this problem has come after i updated my graphics card drivers. my card is an old gtx 460 and its drivers had never been updated and so were at ...
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How to prevent GPU from reducing performance on battery power?

The Optimus technology by NVIDIA is said to automatically control performance of graphics card, like increasing performance when the laptop is on AC power, and reduce performance on battery battery. ...
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CUDA, Stream or OpenCL for a Graphics card?

I have always used the integrated graphics cards, so reading all of this information about graphics cards is confusing me. What should I look for in a graphics card? How does a program use the GPU for ...
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why is html (black) text on red or blue, displaying blurry on 60Hz 4K

I have done something that it should not be possible yet until HDMI 2.0, I have a 4K TV connected by HDMI to a video card (NVidia GeForce 750Ti), and the card says, I have 60Hz 4K. Works well, ...