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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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How to use Nvidia as default GPU/ Disable intel gpu

I have a computer running an i7 4771, Gigabyte z87M-D3H and Nvidia gtx760. For some reason when I am using an HDMI cable the gpu will not render my desktop and instead the default Intel gpu is used. ...
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Stuttering on all games. The more demanding, the more stuttering it seems

Problem: Stuttering in all games. The stuttering is pretty bad. It's not like a micro stutter or one of those input lag things that only a competitive/attuned player would notice. This is very, very ...
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Detect and prevent using bad memory blocks on a graphics card

Is there a tool that can detect and map bad memory blocks on a graphics card similar to a hard drive. E.g. some sort of windows driver that would reserve the bad memory blocks from the graphics card ...
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Is my AMD Radeon graphics working properly?

I recently purchased a HP Laptop which has 2 Gb AMD Radeon 8670M Graphics card. Rest of the specs would be Core i3, 4Gb DDR3 Ram etc. I have one or two CAD applications, one being DraftSight(free ...
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How to start gnome 3 not fallback mode in Debian wheezy

I installed Debian 7 in the Dell Optplex 9020 Desktop with only one Monitor. But just cannot start gnome 3 instead in fallback mode (like gnome 2.5). I have installed the firmware-linux-nonfree ...
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Dedicated Graphics and Onboard Graphics

I have a HP 430 notebook PC. According to the specs, it probably has an integrated HD graphics card and a dedicated AMD graphics card, but when I go to my device manager, display adapters, only the ...
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No graphics card

Can you use a display port or vga to view the terminal on a computer without having a graphics card? I am looking to buy a Lenovo Server with a Xeon processor which doesn't have a graphics card. Will ...
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Windows 10 doesn't support Nvidia Graphics. Any fix to this?

I downloaded the Windows 10 technical preview, and tried to run League of Legends. It wasn't running (gave an error message, something about DirectX), so I went to the NVIDIA control panel and made ...
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VGA CLUB3D Radeon HD 7770 dvi-i port dead?

I bought a new desktop computer a couple of months ago and it has a VGA CLUB3D Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition Core 1GHz RAM GDDR5 4.5GHz 1GB VGA DVI HDMI graphic card mounted (product link: ...
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VGA (D-Sub) for 1920x1200 Monitor

I have 2 1920x1200 monitors of a single model that has DVI, DP and VGA ports. The Graphics card has a DVI, an HDMI and a VGA port. The specs of the card say: Maximum Digital Resolution:2560x1600 ...
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Dedicated video memory 0mb, system video memory 0mb. Is my intel and nvidia graphic cards are not working?

System configuration : hp model - 15-r014tx, i5, 4gb ram, 2gb NVidia, intel graphic adapter, windows 8.1. When I right click desktop > screen resolution > advance setting. It shows following ...
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Is It Possible to Change BIOS on a graphics card to EFI?

I'll be using a PC graphics card in my Mac, but I know that there won't be a boot screen because PC graphics cards use BIOS instead of EFI. Is it possible to replace the graphics card's BIOS with EFI ...
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Cpu hot to touch

so its about almost 2 month's now that i had some huge games fps drops, i decided to google and descover why this is happening, and i read an article which explains the "dust" is some of the issue i ...
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PSU starts and stops immediately. Need Help.. IS it faulty?

Yesterday when I switched on the PC it started and stopped immediately. I tried everything that I could. For PSU I jump started it by paper clip test. When I switched on the PSU, the fan started ...
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Check my video card memory [duplicate]

I have a r9 290x GPU, and i am suspecting that it has started to fail me. All my games have started crashing randomly, freezing my computer, giving me a black screen before it recovers and tells me ...
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Is dual card SLI worth it for non gamer?

I am considering building a pc, and have decided I want an NVIDIA graphics card (either a gtx 780 ti, or a quadro), but I am unsure if getting 2 cards and running them with SLI is worth it. I don't ...
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Infrequent Soft-Freezes ingame; have to Ctrl-Alt-Del out

Ever since getting my new computer, it's had this problem: Around every month or so, when playing games, it will just randomly lock-up. The freeze is purely process-based, as far as I can tell. ...
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Nvidia CUVID video hardware acceleration

I have Nvidia Quadro NVS 140M GPU (G86) in my laptop. Last time when I was installing video codec pack I could turn on Nvidia CUVID hardware video decoder features at some point of configuration. I ...
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How to update video driver when I'm recieving error code 31

I am using a Dell Latitude 3540 with an AMD Radeon HD 8850M running Windows 8, recently the motherboard was replaced because the GPU was dying, after it was replaced it worked for a while, then I ...
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Screen Brightness no Longer Adjusts Immediately

I am not sure when this became an issue, but today I noticed that when I adjust the screen brightness on my laptop, it only takes effect after I either restart my computer or lower my laptop lid and ...
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3 Monitor display on a AMD A8-6600k

I have an AMD A8-6600k. I can extend my display using VGA and HDMI. Vga to my widescreen lcd, and HDMI to my TV. I am a programmer and I needed to test resolutions from the TV, and monitor. One of my ...
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Can I build a slimline/low-profile PC that will fit high-end graphics cards?

At first I was thinking to do this with some specialized motherboard form factor that uses a riser board so the video cards are parallel to the motherboard. However, it seems that no one really does ...
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Power surges after installing graphics card

Power surges happen a few times a day (I think this is already an alarming rate) when I play games, say The Sims 4. When I play, the computer just reboots then my ASUS Motherboard tells me that it has ...
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Dell XPS m1530 graphic chip-LCD-inverter or video cable

I have a Dell XPS m1530. When I turn it on, screen wont work, not even a ghost image or backlight on LCD. I tried it on external VGA monitor, and it is working normally, I did some tests while it's on ...
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How to increase Intel HD Graphics dedicated video memory in Windows 8?

I have a Windows 8 system. Its specification is- 4 GB RAM 500 GB HDD Intel Pentium Dual Core processor (2.9 GHz each) My system has Intel HD Graphics installed in it(Version- 9.17.10.3347). I just ...
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Configure three screens backed by two graphic chips in a laptop under Linux

I'd like to connect two external monitors (one via HDMI, one via VGA) to my HP ProBook 4330s LW813EA laptop, while keeping the laptop screen on as well. The Intel HD 3000 graphics embedded in Core ...
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Xen with dual-graphic card on Dell laptop?

My Dell laptop has dual graphic card. It is really difficult to configure the discrete card to work with Linux, and I don't want to use things like bumblebee. So I am thinking if I can use VGA ...
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R9 270x Graphics Card fan start-stop

today I bought a PC from pieces and when I mounted all of them and connected to the screen there was no signal. My GPU is a Sapphire R9 270x and I checked that the two power connectors to it were ...
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Why is my display text blurry

I bought a new computer recently and when I connect it into my older Samsung display with a HDMI cable the text seems to be blurry. However if I connect my older laptop computer into this same Samsung ...
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Computer froze with black screen when viewing (not editing) video card's memory in Cheat Engine

I was looking at my computer's physical memory in Cheat Engine (a memory editor/debugger application) and I decided to look at the addresses that Device Manager says are used by my video card. When I ...
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Will my cpu (E7500 core 2 duo) bottleneck r7 260x?

My pc specs are E7500 core 2 duo nvidia 9500 GT 1 GB DDR2 4 GB DDR2 ram I want to upgrade my graphic card and I am choosing between r7 260x and r7 250. I am worried that my system wont be able to ...
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Custom built PC shuts down ONLY after a game starts. What's wrong with my PC?

Whenever I boot up a game that is directx dependent, my PC loses power and reboots automatically. No intermediate warning of a reboot/restart, either. I have played non directx based games fine, such ...
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How can I assemble a Laptop from parts

Yesterday, I had the privilege of opening and upgrading the RAM of a P4 computer a relative had assembled from scratch. Thats when this weird thought occurred to me: Why can't I assemble a laptop in a ...
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Why is my PCI-Express 3.0 graphics card running as PCI-Express x16 v2.0?

My new computer is a top value machine: Motherboard ASUS CrossHair V Formula Z CPU FX-9370 DRAM 2.133MHz GPU Radeon R9 280X PSU Corsair AX1200i All drivers are up to date (as for today: September ...
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Running 6 monitors with 2 radeon hd5700

I have 2 Radeon 5700's each containing 2 dvi ports 1 hdmi port 1 display port I am aware that with one HD5700 i can run 3 monitors, but i would like to know.. if i have 2 x HD5700 can they each ...
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If I enable SurroundView, will I still be using my GPU?

So, I enabled Surround View in the BIOS to use two monitors, one is plugged at the GPU and the other at the motherboard. Everything works fine. But I'm using the GPU for both monitors? Catalyst ...
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Triple monitor setup on GPU and MOBO

So, I have an AMD 7870 Sapphire OC Edition. It only has two DVI slots, HDMI and a display port. Anyway, I have two 1080p IPS panels setup to my main monitors, these are both connected to the GPU via ...
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Netbook with ATI graphics: Brightness settings doesn't work

I have a hp dv6-6000 series Windows 7 64-bit laptop with an Intel HD3000 and an ATI HD6700M. After a factory reset I upgrade drivers and I got the problem: If I want to be able change between graphic ...
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Dual Monitors, wont allow watching movie if monitor 1 is turned off

I use 2 monitors, my 55" LED T.V for watching movies, and a 46" LED as my desktop monitor. I recently purchased a new video card, I am running windows 8.1 and use VLC for my media player. Since the ...
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Attention: Unsupported Video Configuration Detected

I am working with a Dell Optiplex 390 tower running Windows 8. I connected it to a monitor via a VGA cable. The monitor also has a USB cable; I have the same problem whether I use the USB cable or ...
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GPU memory performance effects

What performance effects should I expect by downgrading from 3GB to 1.5GB on the same video card (an nvidia GTX 560m if it matters). I have read that the extra memory over 1.5GB is mostly superfluous, ...
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error code 62 when installing a graphics card

Ok first let me say that when i first built my system everything works perfectly i had 2 msi lighting r9 290x's running in crossfire. The computer booted up with both graphic cards just fine, ...
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Command line to query the number and types of video output devices

I'm trying to get video outputs of a computer using a Windows command line, do you guys know any solution? Something like: this computer has 1 VGA port and 2 HDMI I'll have to get the info on many ...
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Dual monitors: Fullscreen doesnt go to current monitor?

I'm on Windows 8. I have a dual monitor set up with a NVIDIA GTX 750ti. When I try to run anything in full-screen mode, it doesn't open the full-screen mode. In current monitor when I clicked ...
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Why do I have blurry application on reboot only?

I am witnessing a very weird situation on my Asus Laptop, running on Windows 8.1. Basically, if I shutdown my computer and restart it all works fine. However, if I reboot the computer using the ...
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Dead area on monitor, can I re-adjust screen 0,0 point?

I'm using Windows 7 Professional on Dell Inspiron N5110. I'm having problem with my laptop LCD screen. About 1cm of my monitor is white on the left side. Due to which Windows start button is ...
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One DVI cable isn't working with new graphics card?

I've just bought a new 750 Ti, and unlike my old 5750 which had 2x DVI-I ports, this has 1x DVI-I and 1x DVI-D, but I'm not sure if that's causing the problem here: I've also noticed that my two ...
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HP Pavilion p6000 - Support Nvidia CUDA cards?

HP Pavilion p6000 AMD II Seems to have a large PCI-E and 3 small PCI-E slots. I think it is a PCI-E 2 but I can't confirm. I was hoping to put one of these in it: ...
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Crossfiring between Dual-X and non Dual-X cards

Sorry if this is a stupid question, but I can't find any information out there on what exactly "Dual-X" is. I have a Sapphire DUAL-X R9-270X which has been discontinued, but I have found a great deal ...
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PCI Express x16 what does this mean?

What does PCI Express x16 mean? To replace a video card what information would I need to know about specs I need to look at on PC and replacement graphic card to be sure if fits?