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

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Graphics Card vs Monitor MHz Rates

I’m looking to buy a new desktop PC and I’m confused by the MHz rates listed on the graphics card vs the monitors. The GeForce GTX 960 base clock is listed at 1127 MHz, but ASUS’s ROG SWIFT PG278Q ...
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2016 - Game on Windows VM through Linux

Everywhere I could find some information regarding my question, pointed towards using a Hypervisor, while the Linux host used the Intel card, the GeForce would be used for the Windows guest and the ...
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Driving two Dell UP2715K monitors

I have been using a Dell UP2715K happily with a Nvidia NVS 510 card. It drives the screen at full res (5120x2880) and 60Hz refresh without problems, using a pair of DisplayPort cables. The card is ...
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If I have 2 Video cards in the same computer without SLI or Crossfire will it boost performance at all?

I have this motherboard with 2 PCI-E Graphics cards, apparently only one of them is actually x16 what ever that means. http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=2625#ov If I put the ...
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Graphic driver not supported in Windows 8

Few days back I installed Windows 8 Pro(32 bit) earlier it was Win7 (32bit). My Desktop configuration is the image I uploaded. The problem is Win8 not detecting my Graphic / Video Card. I didn't ...
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JSON error that I can't seem to find

Below is my configuration file for my Gigabyte R9 280x Graphic cards, used in a mining rig. For some reason I keep getting an error: [2013-12-25 07:49:10] ./cgminer: --config: JSON decode of file ...
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How to record what processes start, and when, causing game to minimize or freeze

I believe since switching from an AMD radeon to an Nvidia graphics card, I have been having my games randomly minimize. In the case of 2K/Borderlands games... they just freeze unless I hit ESC ...
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Gigabyte GV-N680OC-4GD causes Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 not to boot

Building a new system, the mother board is the Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 with F7+ Bios version. The Graphics card is the Gigabyte GV-N680OC-4GD. At power on, the system hangs on the BIOS splash screen, it ...
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Monitor Connection via Adapter - Any benefits/detriments?

I have a new graphics card that has 1x DVI 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort However, at present, I only have two monitors - both using DVI. The three options available to me are: Hook up one monitor (the ...
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Can someone help me figure out why my PC doesn't boot up properly with my ATI 5850 card? (Video link included)

When I turn on my pc (cold start) my video card (Gigabyte ATI 5850) makes some weird fan-noises ... like it doesn't have enough power. I have replaced my Antec 450W with an Antec 750W TruePower (brand ...
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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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Graphics card causes motherboard to delay power off

Recently a glass of fruit juice was dumped into my tower. I immediately scrapped the motherboard and power supply unit, replacing both, and attempted to salvage both the RAM, GPU, and the CPU. I took ...
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Can a faulty card work fine except sometimes during post?

I have this strange problem. Sometimes when I turn on the computer or reset, the BIOS hangs with debug code 4f (which is labeled in the manual as reserved). It doesn't beep or post, and the usb ports ...
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Do I need a video card?

I plan on building a computer with Intel Xeon E3 1231v3 which has no GPU: Graphics Specifications Processor Graphics: None on a Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H motherboard which has an onboard ...
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PC wont boot after adding graphics card

This is my PC config: Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 i3 2100 CPU 2 x 4GB Adata DDR3 RAM 300 Watt SMPS (PSU) 160 GB Adata SSD 500 GB SATA 5400RPM Seagate 40 GB SATA 5400RPM Samsung I have ...
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Gigabyte GTX 660 OC 2GB running fine for short periods of time then causing critical errors and turning off. What's the cause of it?

I've purchased an used, partially damaged card - Gigabyte GTX 660 OC 2GB with twinfrozr fans. I had hope to easily repair it using my experience with electronics. However, the problem with it is ...
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Windows 10 Freezing with occs driver error NOT GRAPHICS CARD OR DRIVER

Since upgrade to Windows 10 on my desktop I have been getting Freezing for a few up to 10 seconds On the longer ones, the system catches the behaviour and reports that it has recovered from a graphics ...
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Geforce driver is crashing continuously on Windows 10

I have a laptop with an NVIDIA Geforce GT 740M inside, the newest driver is installed. I am using windows 10 since the first insider preview, and I cant start any program what requires directx. When ...
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External Graphics card on a dual USB 3.0 Laptop

I have a question about adding a external graphics card to my laptop. It runs most games great on low settings but I would like to bump it up a bit. I have heard that USB-3.1 has display port and ...
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Graphics card and PSU requirement

Note: This is intended to become a canonical post. I got a graphics card of type XXX and it claims I need at least a YYY Watt PSU. How big does my PSU really need to be?
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27 inch monitor with 2560x1440 resolution will it work with laptop geforce 540m 1gb?

I got a simple question - Im going to buy an external monitor for my laptop which will be an ASUS PB278QR with 2560x1440 resolution - will my laptop handle it (geforce 540m 1GB) ? I will use it only ...
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Dell laptop graphics

i just installed new win7 32bit on my laptop dell inspiron 5110 and i am facing some problems in video driver i can not increase lighting up and down using fn+f4 , fn+f5 keys another problem can not ...
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Windows 10 VGA output suddenly stopped working

I am running windows 10 on my alienware x51(with a GTX 555), and my AOC 23.6" monitor(connected with a VGA cable) won't show any image after windows starts. I can see the booting screen and enter ...
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PCIE Motherboard Side Riser Card [on hold]

I am looking for a PCI-E riser card that is flat on a board (like a mini motherboard) in which the cable faces TOWARDS the motherboard. My current Asus motherboard cant comfortably fit my 980ti's and ...
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passthrough graphics card to virtualbox

So I'm trying to get my laptops NVIDIA fx 880m to pass to a virtual box running window seven on a linux mint 17 install. So far everything seems to be (maybe) heading in the right direction: the ...
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Lenovo laptop with external monitor, max resolution?

i have a Lenovo G50-80 80E502EKPB 15.6'' (INTEL CORE I7-5500U 4GB, AMD RADEON R5 M330 2GB) laptop and i want to buy an external monitor to use with a HDMI cable. I am looking at a Dell ULTRASHARP ...
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No AMD graphics driver installed or not functioning properly

Trying to get my AMD Radeon R5 240 card working this morning but couldn't. I installed the necessary (and latest) drives via AMD Auto Detect Utility from their official website. Now whenever I try to ...
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Problems reviving old pc including graphics card issue

I have a PC that seemed to have died years ago that I am trying to revive. It has a dual core athlon processor and a gigabyte motherboard. It had two dual output graphics cards, and I have long since ...
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Disable HDMI auto-switch in windows 7

i'm using a HDMI Switch because my TV has not enough HDMI-Ports for all my devices. I don't like the auto switch of the switch. every time i turn on my computer the switch jumps to the HDMI-Ports ...
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Laptop external monitor turning green

My laptop is a Dell XPS 15 L502x with GT540M graphics and i5 2450M processor . When I connect to an external monitor , any external monitor (I use the Dell S2216H) , the screen shows weird patterns ...
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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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Enable GPU Acceleration in Google Chrome

Is it possible to use GPU acceleration when playing video in Google Chrome? I tried playing a 4K video in youtube using Google Chrome, and my laptop was quite laggy. I found out that my CPU usage ...
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Cannot install updates on windows 10, VIDEO_DXGKRNL_FATAL_ERROR

Every time I try and install a Windows 10 update, it fails with this message (at 91% completed on the second stage of the update). Graphics cards: Intel HD Graphics 4600 (driver version 20.19.15.4300 ...
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How to use two monitors: one from video card one from motherboard

I'm trying to get two monitors set up. One is plugged into my graphics card using an hdmi cord, the other is plugged into my motherboard using another hdmi cord. Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX ...
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Weird choppy video on my new UHD monitor [duplicate]

Hopefully this is the right place to ask this: I just bought a 32" UHD monitor (from here), and a new graphics card (an NVidia GT 730, this one) to drive it. The resulting picture is gorgeous, ...
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Will multiple 12v rails “stack” to power a GPU that needs more than each individual rail?

I have a Rosewill Stallion 400 watt power supply, and it has two 12 volt rails: one with 13 amps and one with 14. Will this be enough to power a GTX 750 Ti, which requires 20 amps? The PSU has one ...
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Dualscreen with 2 displayport: 1 monitor stays black

when I assembled my new PC yesterday, everything was fine except I can't manage to get dualscreen using the 2 displayports of my Graphic card. Here's my config : Motherboard: Asus Z170-A Graphic ...
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Screen goes black with mouse after unplugging second monitor Ubuntu Server 14.04 fglrx

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04 with fglrx and dwm installed. The machine has an AMD R7 260X with two monitors plugged in, one to the DisplayPort, the other through a DVI-VGA passive adapter to one ...
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Weird waves on screen

I have an HP Elite computer with Nvidia GeForce GT230. The machine is connected to two monitors with VGA and DVI. The system is running ArchLinux with nvidia 340.96. My problem is the appearance of ...
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Java graphics problem with Intel Q965/Q963 Express chipset

The setup is this: A Dell Optiplex 745 with an onboard Q965/Q963 Express chip and dual monitors. Using this driver: c:\windows\system32\drivers\igxpmp32.sys (6.14.10.4642, 1.05 MB (1,095,968 Bytes), ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7640G inverting colours

I have not been able to find anyone else on the internet that has had this issue, so I am hoping someone will be able to help me out. When you plug in or remove any external device, VGA/HDMI/USB the ...
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Can I use graphic drivers inside my VirtualBox?

I’m currently using CAD programs like Inventor, or AutoCAD and it doesnt certify my generic VirtualBox graphic card. Can I install normal drivers for it in my VirtualBox so my Windows can benefit from ...
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High end graphics card - motherboard can't handle it?

Considering my budget and since it feels it might be better to wait with newer motherboards until PCI 3.0 slots become common practice, I can't get myself to buy a motherboard for 150+ Euros, just for ...
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Graphics Card Unpowered Shorting

The computer is all working fine but... When ONLY the VGA cable is plugged into the PCI-E GFx card, I can detect a very minor shorting to the case. By detect, I mean a very feint tingling sensation ...
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Upgrading a DELL Precision T3400 graphics card

I'm looking to upgrade my older T3400's graphics card (Quadro FX 570). I've been looking at a GeForce GTX 960 card, but I don't know if it would even be compatible. It says it requires a Pci-e 3.0 ...
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Windows 8, Random black screens and/or reboot

Specs:(short) Windows 8 ATI HD 2x 5770 CF AMD 1055T ASUS M4A89GTD Pro Specs (complete) : geizhals.at nothing overclocked. The following happens randomly(!) throughout the day: Both screens ...
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HD5770 cannot detect third monitor

I an XFX HD5770 graphics card with two DVI ports, one HDMI, and one DP. To use Eyefinity with three monitors I want to use two DVI ports and the DP. (Active display port is required for this). I ...
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ATI Radeon 5770: Which combinations of 3 screens are possible? (In terms of connection: DSUB, DVI, HDMI, DP)

My Radeon 5770 has 2 DVI, 1 HDMI and 1 DP socket, the following are used: 1 DVI digital 1 DVI -> DSUB analog Now I want to add another monitor with an analog DSUB connection (a 15" one, not much ...
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New HD 5770, won't post (sometimes)

I bought a Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 video card, but am having problems getting things running smoothly. I'm certain it's seated correctly and I do have the 6-pin power connector attached. When I turn ...
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No display on boot after changing hard disk. Motherboard fried?

I just put a new SSD in my computer, replacing an old one. Something I've done plenty of times before but this time when I powered-up the PC I get no display. When I press the power button all the ...