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

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VGA and DVI-I/D Connector

I'm fixing up an old pc and it only has a female VGA port. My monitor has both a female VGA port and a female DVI-D port. Problem is I only have a male VGA to male DVI-I connector and a male DVI-D to ...
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PC Super Sluggish After Installing New Graphics Card

After installing my GT 610 my PC has been slowed down drastically. For example it takes 3 minutes to open chrome and 40 seconds to open the menu when right clicking on the desktop. GPU-Z says the the ...
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Dedicating RAM to video card

Not sure if this is the best forum for this. If it is not, can you point me in the general direction of the best one? I would like to play a video game that needs 1GB of dedicated RAM to the graphics ...
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Dual Monitor Setup with One Dvi-D port and one VGA port

I have seen many question asking how to hook up dual monitors with only these two ports but it seems the issue in everyone's question is the VGA port. I have my primary monitor that is hooked to my ...
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Rendering errors with GeForce GTX 960m

For quite a while now, maybe it has always been like this, I'm experiencing rendering errors in any application running on my GPU (GTX 960m). If I chose to run the application on my Intel Graphics ...
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GPU overheating troubleshooting

I've been having overheating problems for a while now, and I'm not sure which part is at fault. My specs: Windows 10 x64. Motherboard: Gigabyte Z87-HD3. CPU: Intel i5 4670 K. GPU: AMD MSI R9 290 4G ...
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ASUS Strix-R9380X — Memory overclocked and won't reset

The other day I applied the AMD Radeon 16.2 beta drivers to my Windows 10 installation, upgraded from the drivers which shipped with an ASUS STRIX-R90380X card. I did this in connection with some ...
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How to install AMD drivers in a offline installation

I am trying to find the drivers for the Sapphire HD 5550 1G D2 from a reliable source (preferably from the official site) so I can install them on a computer that cannot connect to the internet. How ...
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Building an eGPU from scratch for a MacBook Air

So I purchased a MacBook Air Early 2014 model last year, and have realised that my current setup is absolutely useless for playing graphically intensive games if I expect to get over 27fps on low. I ...
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Does adding another video card hugely reduce the strain on the first?

I've been playing a game which is resource-intensive as it is, but I've since discovered that it causes my video card (which has three monitors connected) to exceed temperatures of 70'C. The framerate ...
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macbook pro gpu isssue

I am also the victim of macbook pro discrete gpu issue. I bought this macbook pro from my colleague. After a usage of 9 months its behaving odd. I have found that this mac has the discrete gpu issue. ...
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Graphics card won't display to Monitor through HDMI, but displays for Vive

I have a GTX 1070 connecting to 2 monitors, one through HDMI and one through DVI. HDMI goes to Asus VE247H. Here are my steps in which the error was found: Unplugged HDMI monitor (it was working). ...
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How to configure NixOS with nvidia on an Optimus laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire E15 laptop model E5-572G-38HC with integrated intel graphics card and a nvidia GeForce 840M card. I enabled bumblebee in my configuration.nix but only the intel card is working ...
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Which Linux driver should I download for my AMD Radeon R6?

I have a Dell laptop with a AMD Radeon R6 graphics card. The download's site for AMD drivers (http://support.amd.com/en-us/download) let's you either automatically detect and download the correct ...
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Lenovo Y560 black screen on normal boot. Boots if I disable AMD Radeon drivers via Safe mode. How to enable display drivers without reboot?

I have a Lenovo Y560 (Win 7 x64). When I restart my laptop I get to the Windows boot logo and then the screen goes black. I am able to boot into Safe mode but if I then try and restart I get the same ...
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How can i make things appear larger without changing the output resolution?

Ok, so i have a terrible monitor from 1994 and i can't make it go higher than 800x600 and this is very annoying. Is there any way that i can change the resolution of the screen, but the output still ...
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Black screen & buzzing on full screen HDMI

I have an Asus G46v Republic of Gamers laptop running Windows 10 OS, intel Core i5, and nvidia GEFORCE GTX 660M 2gb card. About 2 months ago I dual-booted Ubuntu on it so that it takes up basically ...
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Can I use my 4+4 CPU connector to power my graphics card

Parts: -MSI GeForce GTX 1070 GAMING X 8G -Corsair CS450M My graphics cards needs an extra 6 pin power connector. Can I use the 6 pin CPU connector?
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Graphic adapter seems installed correctly but windows is using basic driver

I have Windows 10 x64 Pro build 1511 with all latest updates. My graphic adapter ( discrete ) is an ATI radeon HD 5450. I have installed the latest drivers downloaded from AMD site. But now under ...
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Is it safe to connect two VGA output ports together?

I have two desktop machines that I intend to control using Intel vPro with its out-of-band management. It appears that graphics are not rendered unless a display is connected, so I will not be able to ...
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Reset/purge OC profile without opening AMD crimson / radeon settings

Today I was reckless and applied some overclock settings on my radeon card that were way too high, and now when windows loads up the whole screen fills with visual artifacts and shortly reboots. ...
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cpu temperature influenced by integrated graphic card?

I have an intel skylake i5 6600 no oc..still no dedicated graphic card..here it's summer,ambient temperature can get up to 30° and during games sessions my cpu temp can get to 80-85° with stock cooler....
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Windows 7 not picking up 8th GPU

Adding on to a previous question I asked. How many GPUs Does Windows 7 Support? I have managed to stick 8 Nvidia GTX 980Tis into a Tyan Supermicro Box. It's running Windows 7 Professional 64bit It ...
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Will Disabling GPU also stop heat generation from GPU

My laptop is lenovo z560 with nvidia 310m graphics card, everything is fine: there is no dust + new thermal grease but the laptop is old. I think only gpu is producing heat when any graphics on laptop ...
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Nvidia GeForce 9300GT or 9400GS chipset on graphic card

Dell Vostro 1520 laptop comes with motherboard P/N 00D46F (U653J) equipped with discrete Nvidia GeForce 9300GT or 9400GS Graphic card. Is it possible replace faulty motherboard that have GeForce ...
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Medion PC turning on but not booting up

A colleague of my mother has a problem with her pc and asked me to look at it. Now i've tried quite a few things but can't get it to boot up.. It is a medion pc and as soon as I push the power button ...
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Black squares on Laptop screen when changing applications?

Recently, I've noticed that switching between certain applications on my laptop causes some random black squares (2"x2" in size) to appear on the screen. I can click on them and they disappear, or I ...
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GTX 1080 causes PC to freeze on motherboard splash

I recently upgraded from GTX 690 to GTX 1080. My motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-X79S-UP5. Bios id and version are 8A10AG01 F1. System boots fine with GTX 690, but with GTX 1080, the bios splash screen ...
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How to set my resolution to 7680x4320 (8x)?

My current resolution in my updated (up to date) Nvidia GeForce 620 GT is 3840x2160 (4x), but I want to set my resolution to 7680x4320 (8x), but 3840x2160 is the highest and maximum I can do in my ...
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Booting computer without graphics card

As a little hobby project I want to build a pfSense router with some scrap I found and some parts I bought on eBay. The motherboard is a MS-7728 Ver 2.0. The problem is that the motherboard only have ...
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PC destroyed GPU?

I've been tearing my hair out for the last couple of hours trying to repair my buddy's PC. Quick summary of what happened: A few day ago my buddy told me his PC crashed, and when turning it back on ...
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cannot set 2560x1600 resolution for Samsung S32D850T monitor from Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop

I just bought a new Samsung S32D850T monitor hoping to get 2560x1600 resolution from my Dell Inspiron laptop. The laptop has HDMI and VGD ports. Is there any way to get that resolution (a new HDMI ...
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Issue updating GeForce 310M on Asus K52jc

This is the first time I am having an issue installing an update to the NVIDIA 310M driver on my Asus K52JC laptop. It threw an error that it failed to install the driver. I have ran the suggested ...
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HDMI cable specifically doesn't work with my computer, works with everything else, all ports of video card work

I have a 50' HDMI cable that does not work with my PC. My graphics card is a Geforce GTX 970, and I'm on windows 10. When using the HDMI between and port on my graphics card and any monitor (Tested ...
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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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How to use the integrated GPU on the CPU for Nvidia Optimus even though there is no official Windows 10 support by Intel?

My Laptop has two GPUs, an on-board HD3000 and an NVIDIA card. On Windows 7 they behaved all right. On the desktop the on-board HD3000 was usually used, but as soon as I launched a game the NVIDIA ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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 ...