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

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Swapping out motherboard and video card, will I need to reinstall Windows 7

I am swapping out a Gigabyte GA-970-UD3 to a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3, as well as a sapphire hd 5450 for a dual x sapphire hd 7970 oc. My question is will i need to reinstall Windows 7? And if so would ...
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Radeon R9 with motherboard HDMI

I currently have 2 screens, one with HDMI and one with VGA connection. My desktop has an AMD Radeon R9 Fury series video card in it, my HDMI screen is attached directly to it. Now I want to connect ...
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Are My Temps To High?

Speedfan throws up the fire symbol and red exclamation beside my GPU temp and I want to check that this is not a huge concern for me. System details Tower: Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-03 MoBo: ...
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Is there a way to solve this graphics issue myself? (Possible faulty graphics card, boot failing sometimes, artifacts on screen)

It seems that there is an issue with the graphics of my laptop - sometimes it won't boot, when it does there are artifacts on the screen that make it impossible to use. I've piled up quite a number of ...
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Vga cable needs to be plugged in for hdmi cable to work

I have problems with connecting LG TV M2352 with pc (nvidia Gforce GTX750ti). Seems that if I use a VGA cable to initiate connection, then I can use the HDMI cable alone, while in the meanwhile I plug ...
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Radeon graphics card gone

I have a HP ProBook 470 with integrated Intel and AMD Radeon graphics. I am trying to install the right drivers now to switch to the Radeon and for that I switched a setting in my BIOS (Enable hybrid ...
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Easiest way to remote into a Windows 7 laptop with no video capabilities?

My dear beloved laptop of 4 years's GPU is dead. It can no longer display video, even through VGA or HDMI. It can still log into Windows, and I am able to blindly use cmd.exe, Windows Explorer, and ...
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Is there any way to force laptop with two graphics cards to use the better one?

I have an MSI laptop with an additional monitor and two graphics cards: an motherboard-integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 and a separate Nvidia GTX 870M. I'd like to run the monitor on 1600x1200 ...
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Which part of my computer is broken/destroys graphics cards? [closed]

A few days ago my graphics card broke showing weird ASCII signs after BIOS messages (text from GRUB menu displayed as random rare ASCII signs)and a screen full of quotes: A second graphics card ...
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Desktop missing graphics after Kali 2016.1 upgrade

I did an upgrade to the latest version of 2016.1, and now my desktop looks rather retro. I'm missing graphics, for example on my Tweak tool, the sliders are missing on the On/Off options, the fonts ...
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Black screen during and after watching video

Cause: I have a problem with my new Windows 10 PC that during streaming a video the entire screen goes black at a random point during the video. This occurred multiple times when watching a trailer ...
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Ubuntu running on a computer with NVIDIA GPU

I have been looking for a new computer for a while now. One of the options I have considered is Lenovo Thinkpad T460p with a NVIDIA GeForce 960MX graphics card. Some years ago I came across someone ...
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PC stutter / freeze when downloading at over 200mpbs, safe mode works fine @ 700mpbs+

I have been looking for a solution on both the internet, official support sites and whatnot and can't find a solution for my problem. Maybe someone here can help me troubleshoot further. So, the ...
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How to prevent Windows from adjusting displays when TV is turned on?

My PC setup includes a monitor I regularly use, and a TV to watch movies and stuff. My graphics card has an HDMI output and a Display Port output. So I've connected both my displays to my graphics ...
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Is it possible to use CPU graphic card while I connect to DisplayPort on a nvidia card?

I bought intel i5 6600k which has a graphic card supports 4k @ 60HZ. But my motherboard don't have DisplayPort (only has a HDMI 1.4 whichi supports 4k @ 24HZ), so I'm thinking buy a nvs 310 which has ...
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AMD Laptop Dual Graphics

I bought a Lenovo z50-70 laptop with an amd fx - 7500 processor and a amd r7 1GB APU graphics card and a amd R7 m265 dx 2GB dedicated graphics card. Due to reasons unbeknown to me, I can't change the ...
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Sliced and displaced image on monitor

We have a system where a monitor is hooked up to a PC through a KVM switch. The KVM switch switches the video output from the PC to different monitors but always one at a time and the same model ...
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intel drivers - Tearing all over the place on Windows 7

getting horrible video tearing on WIN7 64 bit using Intel Iris Graphics 6100. Tearing occues in Youtube, VLC, Smplayer) I have the Intel Graphics Control Panel application and have tried adjusting: ...
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PC turns on, monitor goes dark, fan still runs afterwards

I've been having this problem in which my PC is turned on and it runs fine for a couple of hours, or even days. But, randomly in a day while I'm using it, my monitor just goes black, saying Display ...
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Why is Windows 10 occasionally rendering some screens as black panels?

Sometimes, when summoning a window, it looks like this: It isn't supposed to look like that - that is actually visual studio. A couple of notes: My computer is a thinkpad W540 with Optimus ...
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Computer starts fine but has no display - intermittent

My desktop computer is does the following randomly -- after long periods of working fine, months sometimes, turning on fine: Both HDMI and VGA refuse to send anything to the displays (different ...
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Gaming and 1080p video stutter

After I installed nVidia 368.22 driver (365.19 previous) I started having random stuttering in games and 1080p video. Games can be fixed with alt-tab. Sometimes after stuttering in video I get the ...
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Horizontal lines at boot, then blackness/blueness (in Win7)

A few days ago I was gaming as usual, then a few minutes after exiting the game, my screen suddenly got random noise-coloured horizontal lines on it, and all the screen elements were kinda half-...
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Busted nVidia graphic card on laptop

I've got Inspiron 3442 (i5,500GB,8GB,Intel HD4400/nVidia 820M). Few weeks back the display went black. So I tried a fresh installation of Windows. It was working fine, until I installed the Intel ...
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NVIDIA card not shown as device by `lspci | grep -i vga`

I had installed NVIDIA drivers along with nvidia prime on Ubuntu 12.04, to run CUDA-based applications in a first time. Then, I created a mess on the system because I installed Bumblebee as well, but ...
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GeForce 970GTX - why are heatpipes so hot in idle?

I recently bought a nice MSI GeForce 970GTX, but I wonder why although CPUID HWMonitor says TMPIN0 is just 58°C I can barely touch the heatpipes on the card because they are so hot it would make burn ...
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PC crashes due to GPU or GPU drivers (Nvidia)

I have a notebook (Acer Aspire E1-772G) with the following Hardware (all stock items, no modifications): CPU: Intel i5-4200M 2.5GHz GPU: Intel HD Graphics 4600 + Nvidia GeForce 820M The only ...
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What is the use for built-in graphic card on a “gaming” motherboard?

Many motherboards marketed as "gaming" has an integrated Intel graphic cards. Examples are the ASUS B150I PRO GAMING/WIFI/AURA and the Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 but these are just a couple of many. ...
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Updated AMD drivers and monitors hooked up to on-board card no longer display

I was having issues in some newer games like Fallout 4 and Everspace where seemingly randomly I'd get a "Graphics driver has recovered" message and the game would crash. I was told the issue was ...
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How to see detailed log of nVidia driver crash on Windows?

While doing GPU-intensive parallel processing, nVidia driver apparently crashed. Only information in Windows Event log is the following: The description for Event ID 1 from source NVIDIA OpenGL ...
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Video Card Power On Delayed

When I start my computer, it takes approximately 20 seconds before the video card powers up. Before that it's just quiet, producing no fan noise, and my monitor gets no signal. The computer starts ...
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Ubuntu Unknown Display Resolution

I recently bought an LG 24MP88 monitor, and it Ubuntu cannot detect it. Now, this being a common problem I triedd the cvt and xrndr commands but on going to 1920x1280 mode, the display would only show ...
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Force application to run off of discreet vs built-in GPU

So I have a Dell XPS 15 with a NVidia 960M GPU. This is just below recommended specs but from my understanding should still be able to work with the HTC Vive. Using the Nvidia control panel you can ...
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Speaker Noise when CPU load is high or moving mouse

I have an amplifier, which I use as a speaker. I have a few pairs of headphones. They all behave differently. This started happening when I first changed my graphics card and monitor cable to DVI ...
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Is it possible to connect an external GPU via Ethernet?

I have laptop which has working Ethernet port but I always use WiFi . I am wondering if it is possible to run and use a graphics card (with external power supply) connected to the Ethernet port (with ...
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GeForce 845M for external display (2560x1440)

Can a GeForce 845M (laptop graphics card) run an external monitor with a resolution of 2560x1440? Will it go smoothly (not gaming)? Can it also simultaneous render the display of laptop 1920x1080?
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Two Nvidia GTX cards in SLI + another heterogenous one

There are tons of answers in regards to using two identical, or unidentical cards in SLI. However I'm having trouble finding out if I can use two identical cards (gtx 970) in SLI in addition to having ...
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Nvidia GT 540M runs smoothly then performances drop

I'm using a 5 years old ASUS K53SV with Win 7 using a Nvidia GT540M GPU. Recently, especially when playing games, everything runs smoothly, but after a while, usually a few minutes, there's a half ...
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Television connected to VGA port shows 'No Signal' message

I have an [Acer Aspire XC-705 8L Desktop PC (Black) - (Intel Core i3-4160, 10Gb RAM, 2Tb HDD, DVDRW, WLAN, Nvidia Graphics, Windows 8.1)][1] that I bought on Amazon that has a HDMI and VGA socket. I ...
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Can Duplicate, but not Extend Display Win7 (Lenovo M58)

Specs are as follows: Lenovo M58 Win7 32bit SP1 Nvidia GeForce GT 610 (365.19) Acer Monitor (VGA) NEC NP60 Projector (VGA) The machine was able to extend until a few days ago, unaware of the change ...
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ACER g247hyl and GTX 950 MSI 2G GAMING - VGA or HDMI? [closed]

I have purchased ACER g247hyl 24 inch monitor and currently using gtx 950 MSI Gaming 2G for gaming purpose. Now for example, if I play fifa 15 in 720p, 1080p rsolution, games graphics seems crappy ...
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Adobe Photoshop CS6 3d options grayed out

I've pretty extensively googled this, but "New Mesh From Layer" and the 3 options above it are grayed out in the 3D menu section on Photoshop CS6. I've checked the performance options, and I'm ...
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Potential Driver issue: AMD 7970GHz (Sapphire) low FPS + sudden FPS drops

I've got my rig since 2013, and there's never been any problems with it, but a couple weeks ago it started to have those weird performance issues while playing Battlefield 3/4. As I'm playing, I have ...
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Cannot set LED monitor to native resolution

I cannot get windows 7 pro to set my monitor to its native resolution of 2650x1440. I have Windows 7 pro, an NVIDIA GT730 and two monitors(AOC e2752She, BenQ GW2765) attached to the NVidia card using ...
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2 monitors one rendered by CPU and another by GPU

I want to hook up 2 monitors to my system, currently I'm only using one monitor connected via DVI through my GPU. I have a VGA(sad face) connector behind my motherboard and I found an old monitor ...
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Mac Graphics Card Game Compatibility

I'm trying to download a game on my macbook pro. On the game's site, it gives the following minimum requirements: OS: OS X 10.8.5 or higher Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo Memory: 4 GB RAM Graphics: ...
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I just installed a new graphics card in my computer, now it boots for a minute or two, then it shuts off

I installed a PNY XLR8 NVIDIA 750Ti OC into my system. Soon after installtion, the computer boots for a minute or two, then it dies. I suspected my power supply, as it was 5 years old, so i bought a ...
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R9 390 8GB: 4 monitors slow, 3 monitors fast

If I have a few office applications open, everything seems just fine with (4) 1440x2560 monitors running off my single R9 390. If I use Photoshop, even constraining Photoshop to a single monitor, or ...
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Can't activate more than 4 monitors at the same time

As the title states, im currently running a system with a Radeon 7850 eyefinity 6 (6 separate mini display ports). To every port I have connected an active mini DP to HDMI converters. in each of ...
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AMD Radeon R7 Issues

I purchased a Dell Inspiron 7548 about a year ago. I have no idea if my graphics card has yet to work, and I am very frustrated. I've spent many many hours looking for a solution and am yet to find ...