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

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How can I forbid Windows 10 to use my dedicated graphic card for desktop applications?

My Laptop has to GPUs: A dedicated one and one integrated on the CPU. On Windows 7 they behaved all right. On the desktop the CPU one was used and as soon as I launched a game the dedicated one took ...
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Four monitor setup only with integrated GPU and one discrete graphic card?

I'm thinking about a new PC, paperless office, four monitors would be my choice (I've already got three). For some reasons I'll buy an Intel CPU, which come all (ok, except for server cpus) with an ...
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How can I change the amount of video memory with a Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset?

I have the chipset in the title. The Intel control panel says the following: Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for Mobile Report Report Date: 8/11/2010 Report Time[hr:mm:ss]: ...
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3 monitors XFX Radeon R9 270X

Problem: Hi there. I am trying to connect a third monitor to my computer, but as soon as I plug the third screen in, my other monitor gets disconnected. In the windows Display Settings, it detects ...
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NVIDIA Driver Install Fails

The NVIDIA graphics driver on this PC is several versions out of date, so I went to upgrade it due to an unrelated issue. I went to the NVIDIA website, downloaded the 64-bit Windows 10 driver for the ...
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How do I permanently enable the external video card in Windows?

I have a Lenovo G50-80 laptop with an on-board Intel HG Graphics 5500 and an external 2048MB ATI AMD Radeon R5 M330, running Windows 10 Pro. Windows chooses its self when to use one GPU or another. ...
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Better driver for Intel graphics card, Ubuntu 64bit

I just installed 16.04 LTS [64bit] version of Linux Ubuntu, but it says that my Graphics are: Intel Sandybridge Mobile, and the problem with that is that I cant open more than 2 windows of youtube ...
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Can't run 3440x1440 monitor and 1920x1080 monitor at the same time

Relevant hardware: Acer Predator XR341CK 75Hz 34.0" Monitor Samsung 49UB8500 TV MSI GeForce GTX 780 3GB TWIN FROZR Video Card Asus Maximus VI Extreme ATX LGA1150 Motherboard Corsair 1200W 80+ ...
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blurry display/ white background behind text - brand new pc? NVIDIA

I just bought a brand new Desktop PC. Everything works fine, but there are some display problems... I'm connecting to my Samsung LED TV that is 1080p. My old computer was plugged in through DVI and ...
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Disable Intel HD Graphics(Baytrail) Overscan

I have a Windows 8.1 Tablet with an Intel Atom Z3735F SoC. This has an integrated Intel HD GPU. The tablet has an micro HDMI port at which i want to attach a tv. But on the tv i only get a signal with ...
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DisplayPort to DVI not working on Quadro FX 580

I have a PNY NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 graphics card with 1x DVI and 2x DisplayPorts. The DVI port works fine with both my Viewsonic monitors but I cannot get either of the DPs to work using the supplied ...
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Black screen when playing video fullscreen in Windows 10

My Laptop has dual graphic card:Intel HD Graphics 530 and GTX 970m and I usually connect an external monitor to it, setting external monitor (noted as Monitor 1) as main monitor. Both monitors are on. ...
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Mirror Drivers not working on Windows 7 64 bit computer

I am having an issue getting any mirror driver to work properly on my computer. I always seem to get the same issue no matter which driver I user. I have tried the Mirror Driver in UltraVNC and Also ...
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Computer with high specs lags for some reason. Don't know why

My computer has pretty decent specs. Windows 10.1 i5 3.7ghz processor 16GB Ram 4GB Nvidia GTX 980 Graphics Card CCleaner is run regularly. Over the last few weeks the computer has begun lagging and ...
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Windows 8 Lock screen won't unlock

Issue: I have this issue where after locking my PC (Win+L) I'm often unable to unlock it. When I come back to my pc, the screen is black. Activating the mouse or keyboard does not bring back the login ...
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What hardware would be suitable for a relatively 'future-proof' consumer VR desktop gaming system?

I'm considering building a new PC. I'm not going to jump into this generation of consumer VR hardware, but the next set might have me. Can I build something now, or in the next few months if it's ...
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Black screen after “starting windows”

I am using Win7 Enterprise in a laptop. It has two display adapters, one being nvidia geforce GS 9300m and Mobile Intel(R) 4 series Express Chipset Family. When I normally boot up, all I could see ...
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Graphics card detected by windows, but mini-HDMI port is not working on boot

Graphics card (MSI 550 ti) has 3 outputs, 2 DVI and 1 mini-HDMI. It used to be connected to an HDMI display using the included mini-HDMI to HDMI adapter, and a standard HDMI cable. The cable itself ...
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Graphics card not getting fully inserted into slot

I have an MSI GeForce 550 Ti graphics card, which was working till very recently in a 785GM motherboard without any issues. I removed it from the slot for easier access to a hard disk in the case. ...
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Why do lots of games have Direct X 9 and 11 options, but NOT DX10?

I don't really know much about DirectX other than it is responsible of having better graphic options for games, for example, tessellation and Ambient Occlusion in DX11. But my question is, why some ...
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“Graphic card error” POST without a graphics card

I've got a new build and I'm getting no video and an odd POST. One long beep and three short beeps on a Gigabyte, which according to this means a "Graphic card error", but there is no graphics card. ...
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“Ctrl + Alt + Down” hot key does not work

I have a well-known issue: The "Ctrl + Alt + Down" hot key in Eclipse does not work since my last graphics driver update. Previously, I could resolve this issue easily by changing/disabeling the "...
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Computer display crashing after about 3 minutes of being up on Windows 10

Running Windows 10 on a custom built PC (hardware below). It loads normally, reaches the Desktop and I can do anything... for about 3 minutes, then (computer still running) the screen disconnects - ...
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GTX 780, nvlddmkm error

Okay, so, the nvlddmkm error is consistent on my GPU. I tried a lot but today I just get freezes without even a Display Crash message from Windows. It used to give me a lot of 'Display driver has ...
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Browser videos playback distorted and rainbow colors

I bought new gaming laptop. whenever i watch video on you tube or other video website. some time there are strange lines and color distortion and different colors. it happens so quickly and just for a ...
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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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Video driver (I think) causes computer to freeze up, then continue

Laptop: Dell Studio XPS1340; Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 @2.4GHz; 8GB RAM; Intel 120GB SSD SC2BW120A4 GPU: (stock) NVIDIA GeForce 9400M G, Driver Version 340.52 (up-to-date) [more info avail if needed] ...
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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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Using graphics card with no video output?

I've been looking into upgrading my graphics card for a while now, and during my searches I've noticed a couple of them that don't have any sort of video output other than power and PCI. I was ...
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AMD Radeon 7900 series - connecting two monitors

I have two monitors: BenQ GL2450 (without HDMI) BenQ GL2450HM (with HDMI) My graphics card has one DVI port > http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/dvi-port-23455336.jpg and one HDMI port. Both monitors ...
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I want to use Open Broadcaster Software to record screen and webcam on GTX 760M

I already added the sources webcam and monitor capture. Seems as if monitor capture is not working properly though. I also tried game capture. The screen stays black. What can I do? I have installed ...
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How to know what is the real graphic card on a RDP box

I'm remotely logged in to a Windows Server 2012. It shows Microsoft Basic Graphic Card when I use WMIC path to query video controller. So does device manager show. Is it possible to query real ...
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Swapping out motherboard and video card, will I need to reinstall Windows 7

I am swapping out a Gigabyte GA-970-UD3 to a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3, as well as a sapphire hd 5450 for a dual x sapphire hd 7970 oc. My question is will i need to reinstall Windows 7? And if so would ...
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Graphics card not compatible with monitor? [closed]

I'm new. Recently bought a new PC with (nvidia geforce gtx 560 ti) as my graphics card, and when I tried turning on the PC with a monitor i borrowed from a friend, im getting a black screen. The PC is ...
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How can I tell if my graphics card is dying or if my drivers are incorrect?

I have a Sapphire Radeon 6870HD GPU. When I was doing some non-intensive stuff on my PC earlier today it crashed, and whenever it boots it: Goes through the windows spash screen Displays the '...
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laptops display tinted orange

I've had my Asus laptop for about two years now, and yesterday about 5 minutes after I turned on my laptop, the screen suddenly flashed orange. I thought it was a trick of the light at first, but I ...
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Easiest way to remote into a Windows 7 laptop with no video capabilities?

My dear beloved laptop of 4 years's GPU is dead. It can no longer display video, even through VGA or HDMI. It can still log into Windows, and I am able to blindly use cmd.exe, Windows Explorer, and ...
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Windows 10 DirectShow Crash

After recently upgrading to Windows 10 (recently, as in a couple months back), I've encountered a few problems with Windows 10. One of which is the DirectX DirectShow component. When running 'dxdiag', ...
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Why microsoft requires certain graphic cards to record screen and games? [closed]

What is it in the newer card that the old cards do not have? Sorry, this pc doesn't meet the hardware requirements for recording clips Should I really buy new video cards? The problem is ...
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How do I change the color vibrance/saturation with Intel graphics on my laptop?

The nVidia control panel has an option to adjust the saturation and other properties of the image shown on the screen. Is there any way to do this with the Intel Graphics driver? My laptop model is a ...
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Sound Issues after Installing GeForce GTX 960 + Chipmunks

EDIT: I have tried installing a Nady HE-1 Hum Eliminator so as to deal with the buzz. Unfortunately, this had no effect when connected to the speakers via the front audio output, and had minimal ...
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Radeon R9 with motherboard HDMI

I currently have 2 screens, one with HDMI and one with VGA connection. My desktop has an AMD Radeon R9 Fury series video card in it, my HDMI screen is attached directly to it. Now I want to connect ...
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Are My Temps To High?

Speedfan throws up the fire symbol and red exclamation beside my GPU temp and I want to check that this is not a huge concern for me. System details Tower: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 MoBo: ...
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Is there a way to solve this graphics issue myself? (Possible faulty graphics card, boot failing sometimes, artifacts on screen)

It seems that there is an issue with the graphics of my laptop - sometimes it won't boot, when it does there are artifacts on the screen that make it impossible to use. I've piled up quite a number of ...
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Vga cable needs to be plugged in for hdmi cable to work

I have problems with connecting LG TV M2352 with pc (nvidia Gforce GTX750ti). Seems that if I use a VGA cable to initiate connection, then I can use the HDMI cable alone, while in the meanwhile I plug ...
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Windows 7 - Duplicate two displays with a different refresh rate output

Thanks for taking the time to look at my question! To start, my hardware, and what I am attempting to do: I have a NVIDIA GTX 780 as my graphics card (and I love it!) stock speed and BIOS ...
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Radeon graphics card gone

I have a HP ProBook 470 with integrated Intel and AMD Radeon graphics. I am trying to install the right drivers now to switch to the Radeon and for that I switched a setting in my BIOS (Enable hybrid ...
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Is there any way to force laptop with two graphics cards to use the better one?

I have an MSI laptop with an additional monitor and two graphics cards: an motherboard-integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 and a separate Nvidia GTX 870M. I'd like to run the monitor on 1600x1200 ...
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Which part of my computer is broken/destroys graphics cards? [closed]

A few days ago my graphics card broke showing weird ASCII signs after BIOS messages (text from GRUB menu displayed as random rare ASCII signs)and a screen full of quotes: A second graphics card ...
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AMD Radeon r9 Not connecting to HDMI screen?

I have a custom built Windows gaming PC, we are using the Sapphire Radeon r9 gfx card and when we attempt to connect to monitor (or rather, HDMI TV) it does not connect, for a second it appears that ...