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

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Recovered from LogonUI.exe Start up Error and its repercussions

Uses: Windows 7 SP1; Dell Optiplex 380; I had got the Error message below while logging and recovered from it using System Restore from Dell's System Repair option. LogonUI.exe - Bad Image ...
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Linux graphical GUI freezes

Ok so I got this annoying problem that happens every so often where the entire screen freezes up, becomes a static image, can't do anything on it until I press Ctrl+Alt+F1 to switch to console CLI ...
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Are video card resolution specs per-display or overall total when using multiple displays?

I'm an avid user of multiple monitors and have been contemplating an upgrade to a couple of 4k monitors. However I'm not sure how to interpret my video card specs or the specs of other cards I might ...
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Can i W PSU on 0660W UPSrun 60 [closed]

Is 600 watt Power supply takes more input voltage than 350 watt power supply?.
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Trying to understand Photoshop CC 2015 GPU system requirements for “Perspective Warp”

I am considering upgrading to Photoshop CC and I am amazed by the brand new perspective warp tool. However, I have concerns about it. On the Adobe site I have seen that the minimum requirement for 16 ...
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How to resolve no video, but sound issue that arises after install Visual Studio Community 2013?

I think this forum is more appropriate for this question rather than Stackoverflow, even though my problem appears to relate to Visual Studio Community 2013 with Update 4. Earlier this week I begun ...
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Screen resolution on Linux

When Linux (kernel, e.g., 3.xx) boots, it starts to output messages on screen in 80×25 VGA mode but then switches to a mode which is hard for me to read. Unfortunately, from there on the system stays ...
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Faint horizontal lines moving upward across monitor

I have these very faint (watermark-like) ~3 px wide horizontal lines across the whole monitor that move upward. If i set the refresh rate to 59 Hz the lines move very fast, instead at 60 Hz they're ...
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GPU showing artifacts and failing to boot with GPU drivers installed

I’ve been having problems with my GPU since last night. I was playing a game when suddenly the game froze, green and purple artifacts showed up and the game minimized to desktop before continuing ...
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Computer freezes and stutters when playing games

My computer whenever playing games begin to freeze and then begins to stutter. The sounds comes out of the headset, not the case. I thought it might be the PSU, so i changed the PSU. Thought it might ...
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How to disable a plugged-in PCI-e graphic card on OS level? [duplicate]

I have a server running for which I want to have a possility to access it with a screen connected to VGA (very rarely, most of the time it's accessed via SSH). Therefore I have a PCI-e graphic cards ...
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DisplayPort daisy chain not working

I have two Dell UltraSharp U2715H screens, supporting DisplayPort 1.2 and daisy chaining. I have confirmed this by connecting them together in a daisy chain, and connecting the first monitor to my ...
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No Video Output - No beeping - Asrock H97 Pro4

3 days ago I bought these components for my new computer: AsRock H97 Pro4 Motherboard GeForce GTX960 GPU DeepCool DA700 Power Supply Intel I7 4790k CPU 1TB WD Black HDD 1x8GB Kingston HyperX RAM ...
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Determining root cause of strange colors in VLC

Recently I am getting strange colors when playing a video file in VLC. This does not occur all the time, but at random intervals. When I restart VLC the same video file plays fine. Screen of VLC: ...
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Use a Video Card (GeForce 9800GT) and a AMD 5150 processor with Radeon R3

I have a GeForce 9800GT video card, I use it for over a year with my old Intel powered machine. But my processor died so I bought a new processor (APU AMD Athlon 5150) and a new MB (ASRock AM1B-M). ...
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Getting 4K@60Hz via ATI R9 290 display-port on Panasonic TC65-AX-800U

Hi I have an AMD R9 290 card, under linux, with the proprietary Catalyst 14.50.2 driver; the AMD Card only Has HDMI-1.x which can't do 4K@60Hz, but it does have display port which is capable of ...
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How much important CPU and Motherboard are in a gaming perspective? [closed]

A friend of mine offered me a GTX Titan X, to include in my current setup. (Potential) problem is : my CPU is an Intel Core i5 3570K (@ 3.4GHz), and my motherboard is a MSI ""gaming"" (what's that ...
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Use Integrated Graphics for WiDi and Discrete Graphics card for monitors

I have a GForce GTX 480 (old I know) running my 2 monitors, and I'd like to use the HD4600 Integrated Graphics from my i7-4790 to mirror my main display via WiDi to my TV. The Miracast receiver ...
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Is it possible to run Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 G1 gaming on ASRock 870 extreme3 r2.0? [closed]

I want to build my first gaming PC and I just want to be sure if the following composition is good. Do you also think that I need a better power supply ? CPU--> amd phenom II x4 965 black edition ...
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nVidia nvlddmkm.sys BSOD as well as chronic driver crashing

I get the nvlddmkm.sys BSOD whenever I play any game, and sometimes even when I'm not doing anything GPU intensive. It gets so bad that after that happens I often cannot reboot without rebooting into ...
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My laptop works too slow when it is moved/vibrated

Recently my laptop's (HP envy 15) fan works too loud and gets warmer than before. When the laptop is moved, the laptop works slow for 30-90 seconds then it turns to normal, especially if any video is ...
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Does Asus H87M-E support 2 graphic cards?

I am looking at the specs of this motherboard http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/H87ME/specifications/ and I am not sure if it supports 2 graphic cards or not. I need to run them one by another, not in ...
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Building a new PC - PCI-E lanes and how do they work

I'm looking to build a new gaming PC that will last a while. I want to use a PCI-E x8 SSD + GTX 780 SLI in this build. Now i'm looking around on the web to see what i need to support this in terms of ...
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Screen goes black for 1 to 2 seconds while switching between a game and the desktop

When I set GTA V to run in fullscreen, and if I switch between the game and the desktop, the screen goes black for around 2 seconds, then it recovers. BUT GTA V doesn't freeze if I press W while the ...
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Strange Bootup Screen on Sony Vaio

Having some issues with my Sony Vaio at the moment (Do ask if the model/make is needed however for this particular issue I don't think its that necessary) Some background information: My Sony Vaio ...
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Graphics card gets very hot when my monitor is turned off or computer is locked

I have an EVGA gtx 970. When I turn my monitor off while in-game or when I Win+L while in-game my graphics card gets exceptionally hot. I came back from dinner today to find it running at 100% fan ...
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Laptop fan not turning on for graphics

About two years ago, I purchased a samsung series 5 (not the ultra book, the NP510r5e). Every now and then, when there I run something graphically demanding, the laptop just shuts down. I first ...
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How to resolve annoying text rendering in CentOS?

I have a Linux box with CentOS installed in it. There seems to be problem with Xorg setting for the OS, all texts shows a shadow behind itself. This has become annoying. This shadow is visible in the ...
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Will these graphics cards work with my computer?

So I just got an off-lease PC off the internet and I'd like to get a new graphics card for it. I found a few on HP's website and I just want to know if these will be easy to install. Sort of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, Plug in HDMI to external monitor causes a log in - out loop

Model: MSI GT70 2PE CPU: Intel Core i7-4810MQ RAM: 16.0GB GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX880M SSD: Samsung 840 EV0 1TB OS: Windows 8.1 Pro Dual Boot with Ubuntu 14.04LTS. When I plug my external FLATRON ...
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Issue with monitor switching to external even though none are hooked up

I'm currently using my Windows 7 HP DV6000 laptop. For whatever reason the screen decides to automatically go blank as if its displaying on an external monitor, but i don't have any hooked up. I close ...
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Hard stuttering in games, HDD failure or bottleneck?

I recently bought a new Video card Nvidia 960gtx [the old card was 450gts] and a new PSU Radix silver plus 750W. Recently i notice some hard stuttering when i'm playing games like CS:GO and GTA5 ...
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Computer components keep failing! Could it be my PSU?

Less than a year ago, a friend and I built my computer, and ever since I've had outrageous hardware problems. First the Windows 8 installation my 1 TB HDD was continuously corrupted, forcing me to ...
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Possible to drive 5K display with MacBook Pro + Thunderbolt PCI chassis + Capable Video Card?

It's my understanding that currently the only Mac hardware that specifically supports an outboard 5K display (like this one) is the Mac Pro and that this only came along with the recent 10.10.3 ...
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ATI R9 270X 2GB and 3 high resolution monitors on Linux

I have three ACHIEVA SHIMIAN QH270 27" LED 2560x1440 monitors which I want to connect to a Sapphire Radeon R9 270 2GB. Will this Card be able to handle three monitors at a total resolution of ...
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Is it possible to boot Linux on a ServSwitch DTX Extender

I'm working for a company that is going to close and has a lot of these: http://pr.blackbox.com/Store/Detail.aspx/ServSwitch-8482-DTX-Extender-Receiver/DTX5001%C4%82R And I would be able to buy them ...
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How exactly does sideband addressing work and is it widely in use today?

For example, the now almost obsolete AGP adapters use sideband addressing. As I understand it, AGP cards are successors of PCI adapters and basically have a direct link to the CPU. I did use google, ...
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Which of these graphics card is the best? [closed]

AMD Radeon HD 6770M 512MB or AMD Radeon HD R7 M265 with dedicated memory of 2GB DDR3 I can not quite understand AMD products nomenclature ....   Thank you!
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Laptop Graphics Card making noises and vibrating, is there a way to fix it?

I am the owner of a Samsung NP355v, with a Raedon 7660G graphics card. Recently, it has started to make a weird noise (as if the fan was forced) and vibrating, and I fear I won't be able to use my ...
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HDMI to VGA and Display Port to VGA adapters

I stumbled upon a problem after I upgraded my hardware, I was so excited about it, but when I realized that I can't connect my monitors this disappointed me. I have 3 FullHD 22 inch monitors with a ...
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Gaming write-to-disk amount

I'm wondering (and I can't seem to find any relevant information) how much does gaming specifically use in disk writing? I know "gaming" is quite generic, but I'm comparing this to classic desktop ...
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Will I perceive speed improvement with more ram?

I have a Toshiba Satellite L855-S5240. The current specs are, Intel® Core™ i5-2450M Processor2.5 GHz, (3.1 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology 2.0), 3MB L3 Cache Mobile Intel® HM76 Express ...
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Cannot set up my laptop with 2 monitors by using DualHead2Go on maximum resolution ( out of range error)

My system is: ASUS n56v laptop with Geforce GT 740m; HDMI and VGA outputs. Windows 8.1. I am trying to extend the desktop of my laptop by using two monitors (LG 24MP55 with capability of 1920x1080 ...
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ATI 550v drivers and fedora

I have a laptop DELL N5010 and a graphic card ATI 550v. When i try to install ATI drivers on Fedora 21, with the officials drivers (AMD Catalyst(TM) Proprietary Driver-14.501.1003). I get the ...
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Building a computer, no output from on board video after power up

My son and I assembled the whole computer including tower, motherboard, cpu + cooler, graphics card, memory, hard disk, monitor, keyboard and mouse. When we power it up, we saw nothing on the screen, ...
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Dual Monitor Setup

I wanted to have a dual monitor setup, but it won't detect my 2nd monitor. I already went into BIOS and enabled the onboard graphics as well as the surround view. I've tried it before and it worked. ...
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Why does my laptop have two graphics cards?

I've recently discovered when troubleshooting performance issues with PC games that my computer has two built in GPUs (My particular computer is the Lenovo U530 Touch for those interested - specs). ...
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Graphic card connected but bios shows as empty slot

I build computer and i plugged graphic card (MSI Radeon R9 270X) to motherboard (MSI H81M-P33) and connect this to power supply (Corsair VS450) 2x6 pins but BIOS does not detect graphic card in PCI-E ...
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Graphic RAM allocation for GTA V

I've bought GTA V PC version few days ago and as you know it's a heavy game and if you're gonna play it maxed out you will need more than 3 GB of graphic RAM. I have a HD 7870 2GB graphic card and 8GB ...
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Best option to improve an aging gaming computer (low budget)? [closed]

I'm coming to you because I need your helpful advices about my girlfriend's rig. It's becoming really old and she won't be able to buy a whole new computer anytime soon. As it's nearly it's birthday, ...