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

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Win 10: Reliability Report, is it reliable?

I have win 10 pro 64bit. Was checking reliability report and found that every 2-3 days gap it says "Windows was not properly shut down" I check "Event Log" and nothing was recorded there. For latest I ...
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Corrupted screen after Nvidia driver installation

I recently built a new machine as a lab workstation. It has two Xeon processors running on an asus z10pe motherboard and an Nvidia gtx 750ti graphics card. At the moment, I haven't been able to get ...
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nVidia GTX 570 power supply

The GTX 570 card requieres aditional power from the power supply, it has 1x 6-PIN and 1x 8-PIN, but in the official documentation there is stated that it requieres 2x 6-PIN. So what PS should I buy: ...
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GPU Glitch - Every 2nd horizontal line is black

Sometimes my monitor has this weird glitch where every other horizontal line is black. This can be fixed by turning the monitor on and off again. I am connected using DP. Computer Specs Are: CPU: ...
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SiS Mirage 3 Graphic - windows 7 driver

i just got my new laptop and installed windows 7 and I installed SiS Mirage 3 Graphics driver, I have 3GB of ram, but games are really laggy, i get 5 - 10 fps which is really bad, i tried to install ...
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Are these graphics card standoffs?

I am preparing to build a custom case for myself and have come across these circular holes in my graphics card that look like standoffs holes. Could I put standoffs in these to hold the graphics card ...
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One of my graphics cards no longer displays in Windows 7

I have a computer with two NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 graphics cards installed (let's call those G1 and G2). I have three monitors - two plugged into one card, one plugged into the other. This setup has ...
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Black screen for 10 seconds after Single Beep on Power ON

I've been dealing with this since ever since I've started to use my recently bought my Intel DH61CR mobo. Immediately after powering on my PC, I hear a single loud beep, which (I'm pretty sure) lasts ...
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Why can my monitor be overclocked so highly?

I have a desktop-replacement laptop. The default screen refresh rate is 60Hz and it cannot be changed via Windows. However, it has nVidia graphics cards, so in the control panel a custom resolution ...
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10 second boot loop seemingly caused by gpu

New build worked fine on intergrated graphics but after installing new graphics card, it started turning off every 10 seconds even after I took it out. I don't get a display at all. I have replaced ...
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Dell 4K P2715Q not really 4K or Intel Graphics psuedo emulation?

At a client's place they've insisted I use their setup which includes a weak dual core "i7" with Intel graphics and two Dell P2715Q monitors. Online the screens are advertised as 4K and they might ...
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What does the direction of the arrow mean on DVI to VGA adapters?

I was replacing a monitor today and I noticed that the DVI to VGA adapter had an arrow on it that would either point left or right (provided you have it oriented like a pyramid with the side with the ...
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How do PCI-E work with insufficient cpu lanes

I'm currently on using a i3-4160 CPU and the total number of PCI-E lanes it supports is 16. I'm currently have a device taking up a 1x slot and have another 16x slot free. If I install a graphics card ...
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Intel offers me two different HD Graphics drivers: Which should I choose?

For clarity, the question following is the reverse of this one. I have installed in my machine (Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (10.0.10240) the Intel HD Graphics 4000 Driver in version ...
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Displayport monitor to HDMI video card

I recently purchased the following: Computer - XPS 8900 w/ NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GT 730 2GB DDR3 Monitor - Dell 22-inch Monitor - E2216H My issue is that the monitor has VGA and Displayport and the ...
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Programs start up slowly with integrated graphics on Windows 10

I'm using Intel Pentium G3240, I found that with integrated graphics every program open up slowly, for example, I open task manager just after OS start up, but it takes about 10s to open, but when ...
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Assign program to Onboard Intel GPU (Nvidia/AMD is not integrated)

Is there any known way to assign a program to use the repsectively run with the onboard Intel GPU without having a second graphic chip? A customer have to have installed the Dameware Development ...
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What HDMI cable supports PC display stand-by?

I had my LG display connected to the PC via HDMI for about a year and the display always went to sleep when I shut down my PC and automatically went back on when I turned on the PC. Now I have a new ...
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Looking to upgrade my gaming rig's graphics card [closed]

Over the holidays I bought myself a new monitor(Acer B286HK), and while it can support very high resolutions, I am finding that my PC just isn't up to the task. I would now like to start upgrading my ...
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Nvidia 9500GT Video_TDR_Failure (NVLDDMKM.SYS)

I have windows 10 1511 x64. I have a Nvidia GeForce 9500GT Almost every 30 minutes the system goes to BSOD , with the message: Video_TDR_Failure (NVLDDMKM.SYS) Sometimes the system can't even ...
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What is the difference between on board and discrete graphics

Graphic Card has RAM in it. On some sites, I learned that Graphic Card RAM(VRAM) gives more room to RAM; thereby increasing performance when watching high quality videos, playing high-end games, 3D ...
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Installation of two different intel hd graphics diver over an single GPU

I have windows 7 ultimate SP1. Recently i was experiencing some issues about Windows Update stuck but by following correct solution from this site. windows update started working. before this happens ...
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Can I use a DVI-D cable for a DVI-I graphics card

I have a GTX N560 Ti Twin Frozr III MSI's Hawk Edition graphics card and it comes with 2 DVI-I Female ports and 1 Mini HDMI Female port. Now I have a DVI-D Male Cable (both sides) and a DVI-I Female ...
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Can 1080p resolution be acheived with < PCIe x16?

I have a 2010-ish Dell Precision T7500 with 4 physical PCIe x16 slots, but electrically two of the slots are only wired for x4 and x8 speeds. Right now, I have an nVidia Quadro NVS 295. It's an x16 ...
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Disable second graphic adapter on ubuntu

I'm using a Radeon R7 260x graphic adapter on Ubuntu 14.04, and I have 3 monitors connected to it. My mousepointer flickers a bit and the display settings crash without a message. I assume that this ...
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Intel HD 2000 windows 10 graphics drivers

According to this chart there is no driver support for a core i3-2100 on windows 10. I would really like to get the driver for this so I can properly use the 2 video outputs on my motherboard. ...
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GTX 950M outperformed by integrated graphics?

I'm very confused. I recently purchased this laptop, and, it being the first high-end-ish laptop I got, it was is also my first experience with having a GPU. I quickly learned about the Nvidia ...
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Disable nvidia card in notebook

I have a notebook with both Intel and nvidia graphics. I activated Intel instead nvidia in nvidia-settings. But I still can hear fan working. How to disable videocard completely?
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NVidia 660ti + Benq XL2730Z = distorted image and color banding

Today I finally upgraded old 19" Samsung monitor to benq xl2730z and I'm not satisfied with the experience for now. The thing is that all the images it displays are highly distorted and have pretty ...
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Graphics Card problems on Ubuntu

I have got a strange problem, my video card is a Nvidia gtx 970 right now using Nouveau display driver, if I use proprietary driver by Nvidia everything works until the pc goes in the sleep state, ...
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Why is my graphics card preventing my computer from powering on?

Short version: My computer doesn't turn on most of the time with my new graphics card installed. But when it does turn on, it works fine. What's up with that? I just got myself a nice new graphics ...
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Overclocking of Ram on laptop

My laptop have an 2GB and 4GB DDR3-1600MHz ram chip running at dual channel. Both Chips is of crucial technology. I have read in many posts that overclocking Ram can increase the performance of ...
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Split monitor into virtual monitors

I'm searching for a solution to split one physical monitor into two( or more?) virtual monitors. Let's say I've a monitor (monitor_a) with the resolution of 1920*1080. Now I want this monitor_a to ...
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New CPU, bleeps - Don't have a clue

I have a the following desktop Computer: HP Compaq Presario CQ5305UK Motherboard: H-I41-uATX (Eton/EtonL) Power Supply: 260W Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GT 720 - 2GB Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core ...
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What is the purpose of multiple graphics cards?

I have issues fully grasping the purpose of putting two or more graphics cards in one system. SLI and Crossfire claim that they combine the power of multiple graphic cards. If I understand the ...
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Using onboard graphics card instead of dedicated one on linux mint

My dedicated graphics card (Radeon 6470) seems to have broke and I want to use the on board Intel graphics instead, but I can't figure out how to switch to it. The bios on my laptop (HP pavilion dm4) ...
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How to diasble Vsync on Ubuntu

I want to disable vertical sync because it lowers my screen refresh rate from 60 Hz to about 47 Hz so the middle of the screen flickers during animations (sometimes). Also i have installed Kodi and ...
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3rd monitor display not extending on ATI Radeon HD 3600

I am using ATI Radeon HD 3600 Series on my Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8400 @3.00GHz 3.00 GHz, running Windows 10. When I select Monitor number 2 and click on Extend desktop to this display, ...
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Seeing fuzzy colors and blurry fonts on Dell

I have a Dell Inspiron 17R-5737 laptop. Question How can I determine whether changing my graphics card will fix the problem? Problem I'm seeing fuzzy colors and blurry fonts on the laptop ...
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How to find out whether my graphics card is broken?

About a year ago I build myself a rig, mainly for gaming. Not high end, but still: i5-4460 CPU 8GB RAM nVidia GTX-760 graphics card. Windows 10 Today I was playing a game, when suddenly both ...
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Is my new monitor defective or my eyes?

I’ve just gotten a new Dell UP3216Q (AU$2000) to replace my AOC I2757FH (AUD$390 2 years old) but after plugging it into my Asus laptop’s (Intel HD Graphics 4000) HDMI port and firing it up I noticed ...
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Display and scaling issues on Windows 10 (3 monitors - 4k display + lower res)

Recently I purchased a new 27" 4K monitor and upgraded my machine from win 8.1 to win 10 in order to get better support for higher DPI for my multi monitor rig. Here are when the problems started: 1. ...
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Can a motherboard support more GPUs than its total PCI-e slots?

Suppose your typical ATX motherboard (or similar) has X number of PCI-e slots. Is it possible to connect additional GPUs (or any PCI-e device for that matter) beyond X? I've seen a few solutions, ...
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Can I fit an Arctic L2 Plus GPU Cooler on a GTX 550-Ti?

I noticed that this cooler is fitting on a lot of modern cards (750-Ti, 650-Ti, and low end cards like the 740 and 640) wondering if it might fit on a 550-Ti even if it was not listed, are the cooling ...
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How do I choose a graphics card which balances CPU? [closed]

I just heard from one of my friend that I cannot buy a high end graphics card if I don't have a high end processor. Now, my problem how do I make sure that a graphics card say, GTX 780 will work with ...
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External display seen by intel and nvidia graphics but not by windows 10 display settings

I'm running an ASUS GL752VW with Windows 10. When I plug an HDMI, my main display flickers off and on again, which is normal, but nothing comes up on the secondary display. If I go into my display ...
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Is 600W power supply enough for HD 7970 and GTX 970 (working at the same time)?

I have 600W power supply (OCZ Stealthxstream 2 600W) in my pc. I use currently Asus Radeon HD 7970 graphics card but would like to buy second card (GTX 970) and use both cards at the same time at full ...
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Physical console (screen+keyboard) dedicated to VM

I have a relatively powerful computer used for playing games in Windows, not too demanding games but with definite need of the GPU card (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760). I would like Windows to run in a VM, ...
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Office application problems with Intel HD Graphics driver

I have a HP 250 G3 laptop. I have windows 10 build 15.11 with all the updates. On device manager , under Graphic Adapter section , i see 2 graphic adapter : Intel HD Graphics Family Nvidia Geforce ...
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Certain games running extremely slowly when my other monitor is turned off

I'm running a laptop (MacBook Pro 2010, nVidia 330m, Boot Camped to Windows 10) hooked up to an external display (actually a Vizio M220MV television) via HDMI. Lately, I've noticed a bizarre problem ...