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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1440p monitor at 120hz with only 1 DVI input port. Possible to output with HDMI through HDMI splitter and then convert to DVI?

I have a 27 inch 2560x1440 Xstar (Korean) monitor, overclocked to 120hz, and it has one dual DVI-D input. I would like to connect that monitor to my PC, Chromecast and Xbox by using a HDMI splitter ...
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Does 9800 gt support hardward decoding on internet video?

I saw a 9800 gt sold on a decent price, I am thinking of buying it, but I don't know its video playback capability, does it support hardware decoding on internet video?
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Turning off laptop monitor on nameless device

A few years ago the graphics card (GeForce 9800M GS) on my laptop quit working. I eventually found that I could disable the graphics card and still use the computer. Now looking at the Display ...
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GPU-Z Temperature Sensor Questions

I am going to make this as generic as possible so to help future searches for a concrete answer. I spent over an hour searching google and forums attempting to find an answer. Here is a capture of my ...
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Howto increase the maximum resolution of the Standard VGA Graphics Adapter of Windows 7

This driver comes with Windows 7, but it allows a maximium of 1024x768 resolution. How could I increase this value to 1280x800? Is it posible to modify - hack - tweak - recompile this driver? The ...
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Why does my screen turn black after installing ATI on Ubuntu 10.04?

I'm having a problem installing the drivers for my video card. I've just finished installing the driver, rebooted the OS, and the monitor starts up in energy saving mode and doesn't boot Ubuntu. What ...
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How to make every software program run on the high performance Nvidia processor on a dual video card laptop?

My laptop comes with 2 video cards (Intel and Nvidia) and I can push a switch and the Nvidia high performance processor would kick in. But when I opened the Nvidia Control Panel, a few programs on my ...
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When I'm buying a videocard, which components are from ATI\nVidia? [closed]

It's very common to buy a video card from a manufacturer that is not the manufacturer of the GPU. So I always ask myself: Am I buying a product completely built by the manufacturer, with the GPU as ...
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Photoshop sees wrong graphic card

I've got i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM, integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 and GeForce 540M in my notebook. For some reason in "Edit > Performance > Graphics Processor Settings" Photoshop CS6 sees only ...
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EVGA Geforce GTX 760 ACX Installation issues

I recently purchased a new Geforce gtx 760 from EVGA with ACX cooling, and I'm quite confused with the power supply. The card came with 2 PCI connectors, however one was a 6-pin and the other was an ...
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Full computer freeze with audio stuttering after playing games for a period of time

I've been having a problem with my computer freezing completely when playing games like LA Noire or SW:TOR (yay early access!). Basically, what happens is I will play for around an hour or so ...
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Getting constant APPCRASH on Kernelbase.dll

Specs: GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX + SB950 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard AMD FX-6350 Vishera 6-Core 3.9GHz Socket AM3+ 125W Desktop Processor FD6350FRHKBOX G.SKILL Sniper Series ...
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Lenovo G570 Windows 7 64 bit Laptop Not Starting

I have a lenovo g570 laptop dual booting with windows 7 and linux mint. Couple of days back when I was working on Windows my display driver (amd radeon 6370m) crashed. After some time it again crashed ...
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GPU Does not Exceed 40 FPS

In the past whenever I used to play games such as Minecraft, I would frequently exceed 40 FPS. On top of this, a game that I am writing in Java with a group of friends which in the past could achieve ...
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EVGA GTX 780 Superclocked stuck on 3D clock on idle?

I recently purchased parts and upgraded my main desktop computer. My current setup includes a GTX 780, I5 4670k CPU, an ASUS Z87-C motherboard, and 16gb of ram. After downloading EVGA Precision X and ...
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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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Correct graphics card is not being used

I just bought this notebook and I am having trouble switching between which graphics card a game uses. It comes with AMD Radeon HD8530M and Intel HD Graphics Family. I went into "Configure Switchable ...
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How to rollback to previous settings status on Centos 6.5

I'm beginner on linux and using centos 6.5 on my machine. I tried to install a Graphic driver of NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT on Centos 6.5 and rebooted. After rebooting, problem occurred. Gnome booting ...
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How to install AMD driver for ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics in Windows 7?

I have a ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics on a HP Pavilion g7 (hp pavilion g7-1246ef). I had some graphics problems with this VGA card in Linux and I found (here) that I have this double-VGA type of ...
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Nvidia driver crashes every time it is used

I just bought a new laptop (Asus N56JN-CN039H) with windows 8.1, once received I updated everything and played a game (borderlands 2). I don't remember exactly, but I think I updated the Nvidia ...
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Video Card doesn't work without PS/2 Keyboard plugged into PS/2 Mouse port

To make a very long story short, we had a computer in with an odd problem: While the computer otherwise booted fine (Windows start-up sound played), The PCIe-16 video card would not display an image ...
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debug cuda graphics card using onboard graphics

In a setup where there is a discrete graphics card such as a GTX TITAN with the Intel 4790k processor, The onboard graphics Intel HD 4600 is automatically disabled, Is there any way both graphics ...
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Aspire 5741g laptop display corruption a few minutes after boot

What could be the reason that my Acer Aspire 5741G laptop always gets corrupted graphics a few minutes after boot? (Intel Chipset, Ati Graphics) It happens kernel independent. It happens in Windows ...
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How to change default resolution of Standad VGA Graphics Adapter on Windows 7?

My laptop is HP Pavilion dv2-1122ax with Windows 7 32bit SP1. I think I have a faulty video card (that is Ati Mobility Radeon HD3410) and now stuck with only Standard VGA Graphics Adapter for my ...
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Windows 7: from Geforce 8800 to three monitors?

I've got a GeForce 8800 that I've quite happy with. It drives my two 23" widescreen displays well. Now I've got a 19" standard display that I want to stick between the two widescreens. My second ...
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GeForce 9600GT support for dual monitor setup

I have a NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT (point of view, link) on an Asus M2V-MX motherboard. The card has one DVI, HDMI and S-Video output. The graphics card does not seem to support dual monitors: the driver ...
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Computer doesn't get further than motherboard screen after installing new ram?

I just go new Kingston Hyper Beast DDR3 8x2GB kit in the door, but when I install them into my board, either my monitor doesn't react at all, or I get the motherboard screen which causes a restart and ...
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Small Flickering spots on the screen

my dog just threw a fit in my room, and it looks like a little bit of water might have spilled on my computer. When I first tried to turn my computer The monitor wouldn't turn on, and then after a ...
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Strange pixels showing up in programs

So I just got my new pc and I noticed that there are a lot of multicolored pixels all over certain programs like shown in the screenshot: This is on my brand new Asus rog g750jm-ds71. These pixels ...
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Computer display suddenly blurry/corrupted, sometimes crashes

I have a Dell Dimension 420 that has suddenly developed what I am calling a "blurry" screen. First: Screen went all pixelated: Mouse would no longer move (laser still on), and keyboard CAPS lock ...
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Questions about USB graphics cards

I've been thinking about buying a high-end ultabook, but since I'm a PC gamer, I'm worried about the performance. I've heard of USB graphic cards, but I'm unsure how well those perform. If I buy an ...
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The GPU overheats and the laptop shuts down

I had to replace my laptop's graphics card a few weeks ago. I also had it cleaned. At first it was fine, except the fan was loud. But since yesterday it has shut down twice. Once when I tried to play ...
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No Video Output

My friend called me telling me his computer we built a while back is not having video output. I remember when we first built it, it didn't have output either, but I forgot how we fixed it. Now, it's ...
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How can I find the GUID of my graphics device?

How can I find the GUID of my DirectX/Direct3D graphics device in Windows 7? I need to put it in a registry entry.
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Connecting a 2560x1440 display to a laptop?

Having read Jeff Atwood's blog post on Korean 27" IPS LCDs, I've been wondering to what extent these are useful in a notebook + large display situation. I own a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E320 with 2nd ...
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Why isn't my graphics card good enough when it should be?

In my desktop I have a basic graphics card, a 1GB ATI Radeon HD 5450. It's served me well through the years, although I am looking at having to replace it as it can't run games as well as it should. ...
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Trying to find max resolution for AMD card

I am attempting to buy a large monitor for my younger brother for Christmas. I want to be sure his computer is able to support resolution beyond 1920x1080. He has an AMD A6-3650 APU with Radeon HD ...
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Laptop graphic card PCI-Express version identification

How can you identify what type of PCIe version it is for my laptop? I've taken apart my laptop to where my motherboard is exposed for me to view. I've done a couple of research to figure this out, ...
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Windows 7: Intermittent Graphical Errors

Sorry if this is the wrong "Section" to put this question in, if so let me know and I will move it. I seem to be having a intermittent graphical issue with my system which is normally seen as ...
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PC Reboot When Stressed

My father bought a new rig last week. It's a HP Envy Phoenix with: GEFORCE GTX 780 3072MB (Think it had GTX 760 stock) Intel i7 4770 3.4 GHz 16GB of RAM ... When under heavy load the computer ...
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Upgrading to 14.6 Mantle API beta release

So today I've been battling with AMD driver installation. I have an AMD 8970M mobile gpu and got 14.6 drivers which has mantle drivers. I've checked CCC, device manager, used speccy and can confirm ...
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Which graphic card for multiple monitors on linux without xinerama?

I have a 3 24" monitors, setup with 2 in portrait mode and 1 horizontal ( |-| ) connected to 2 NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 and I'm running Mint 17 Qiana 64 bit (Cinnamon 2.2.13). The configuration works ...
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distorted lines across entire screen, also on replaced lcd, but ext. monitor works, advice?

My computer: Dell Latitude D620 I have these lines going horizontally across my entire screen making it completely illegible. So naturally I replaced the monitor. However similar pattern of ...
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How to use extended monitor with different image on each monitor

How can I use extended monitor set of two HP- EM869A [has Two connectors: one 15-pin mini D-sub analog VGA and one DVI-D (VGA analog or digital)] with my Gateway DX4840-37. I have one vga and one HDMI ...
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How can I delid or disassemble my v7800 video card to clean its fan?

The fan of my V7800 ATI FirePro videocard has recently gotten insanely noisy, and I suspect it's the dust in the fan. I took it out and tried to open it by loosening all screws, which took off the ...
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Does my GPU finally needs thermal compound?

I have the following PC configuration and since September 2011 when I bought and assembled it the only maintenance I did was cleaning every fans with compressed air. SSD: Crucial RealSSD M4 128GB ...
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Are there any performance improvements when both internal and dedicated GPUs are used simultaneously?

I'm using both internal and dedicated GPUs together using UEFI motherboard to drive multiple monitors (2 connected to MSI r7770 and one to Intel® HD Graphics 4600). What is this technology? How does ...
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My XFX Radeon R9 270 won't work in my mobo's PCIe 2.0 x 16 slot, only PCIe 2.0 x 8 slot. How do i fix this?

here is the graphics card precisely, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150687&cm_re=xfx_radeon_r9_270--14-150-687--Product and my system specs: mobo is intel dp67bg, cpu ...
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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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Unable to get 2560 X 1440 resolution to work

Problem - I can't get 2560x1440 high resolution to work on my Dell 27" U2713HM Monitor. Details - I have a Dell E6520 LAPTOP running 64 bit Windows 8. The highest resolution on the laptop is ...