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

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Does a graphics card affect video playback?

I'm looking at buying a new laptop, primarily for playing movies with VLC, browsing, using Microsoft Office, and a bit of coding. The trouble I had with my old laptop, (a dual core celeron running ...
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Why is my old Nvidia card failing to start?

I'd like to add a third monitor to my computer. Unfortunately, my primary Nvidia graphics card only supports two DVI monitors, so I decided to take an old Nvidia graphics card from another computer ...
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Dual Monitor from 1 VGA and 1 DVI port

I currently have the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650, these are the specs I think will be most relevant: Display Support: 4 displaysMulti Monitor 2560x1600 4096x21603Maximum Digital Resolution ...
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Nvidia display driver intermittent crashing

Recentlymy computer has begun experiencing freezing issues while in any game that utilizes DirectX or OpenGL. The game would freeze during game play, displaying the same frame for 30 seconds or so, ...
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I'm having trouble getting my computer to save (multi) display settings

Dell 7010 Win XP SP3 NVIDIA Force 210 graphics card 2 monitors My sporadic problem: I have 2 monitors with my display set up as an extended desktop (horizontal span). Every once in a while when I ...
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Can I setup 3 Monitors with a Dell N5110 using Nvidia GT525M? [duplicate]

I have a Dell 15R N5110 laptop with Intel HD 3000 and Nvidia GT525M graphics. I want to attach 2 monitors to the laptop and use it alongside my built in display. I have found that my Intel HD 3000 ...
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Make Intel HD Graphics 3000 use two external displays

I have a quite old work laptop but need it to display picture on two external monitors. It has classic VGA output as well as DisplayPort output. The graphics card is Intel HD Graphics 3000. I use ...
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Computer stopped detecting monitors

I have a pc with a AMD E6760 graphics, 6 outputs, 5 are in use. All monitors have been checked with other hardware confirmed to be working fine. The pc was running fine until after a reboot, at this ...
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What types of issues would cause very poor frame rate in games like Minecraft?

I am trying to assist a friend of mine in getting minecraft running on his computer so he can play on my server. I got everything installed and running but there is a serious issue. When he loads up ...
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Soundcard not working in PCIe Slot

I own a Gigabyte GA-Z77M-D3H and bought a Asus Xonar DGX Soundcard. The MB comes with the following PCI(e) Connectors PCIe X16 PCIe X1 PCI PCIe X4 (as X16 physically) My Gigabyte GTX770 (Graphics ...
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Broken GPU on laptop, worth fixing/is it possible?

Ok, so my 'gaming' laptop has had a bit of a bad week, the screen broke, hdd is on it way out but worstly im pretty sure the gpu is dead. ...
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Computer won't start with GPU plugged in

I'm having some issues with a computer that I built. When the GPU power is not plugged in, the computer boots and works fine. But after plugging in the GPU power, it fails to boot. All I get is a ...
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One monitor on DisplayPort totally disabled on manual power off

I run Windows 7 and I have only one monitor (Philips 288p6 running 3840x2160 at 60 Hz) and a GeForce 780 GTX Ti graphics card. In order to get 60 Hz I need to use the DisplayPort, but when I want to ...
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How do I switch the input for my monitor from DVI to HDMI from my PC?

I have a PC monitor which has two ports, one for DVI and one for HDMI. My PC is currently connected to the monitor through a DVI cable. I have a Cable Tv Digibox which is also connected to the same ...
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Fans won't come on in ASUS R9 290 DirectCU II OC videocard

I recently built a new computer and installed an ASUS R9 290 DirectCU II OC videocard. When I power up the machine, other fans in the case - two chassis fans and the CPU cooler fan - turn on ...
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GTX 760 SLI causes driver failures and occasional crash

I recently installed a second Gigabyte Windforce GTX 760 into my system (i5-4670K @ 4.2 GHz, 2x4 GB RAM, 650W 80+ Gold PSU). I ran the 3DMark Fire Strike demo with no issues, and the system functioned ...
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OS fails to boot after installing discrete graphics card

I have a machine with an Intel H67 chipset and a single PCI-E x16 slot that works fine displaying from the onboard video card. I purchased an MSI N730K-1GD5LP/OC GeForce GT 730 video card to improve ...
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Video cards DirectX support

If a video card specs say it supports DirectX 12 does it necessarily mean that DirectX 11 is supported? I know this may sound stupid but i want to make sure before buying fancy expensive video card to ...
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Display driver stopped responding and has successfully recovered

Before telling me to go read all of the other articles on this, let me say that I have. I have changed my power settings, I have wiped and reinstalled drivers, I've downclocked my GPU, I've checked ...
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Power Supply Rating versus Graphics Card requirement

Windows 8.1 64 bit Lepa N500 Power supply GTX Geforce 650 ti boost My Lepa N500 Power supply is rated at 500 watts. I read some about PSU's and it says that the overall rating isn't really what ...
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Gpu or psu is making a metallic whirring sound when I open up a game

When I open up a game my computer starts to make a weird sound even if I'm just on the title screen, I not sure if its the gpu or the psu. I suspect the psu does not put out enough power for my ...
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4 monitors with dual Nvidia 610 GT

Can I setup a 4 monitors configuration for my desktop with two NVidia 610GT cards? Or said in another way, is it possible to use 2 graphics cards if they don't have SLI? My motherboard is an Intel ...
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Can I drive four monitors from an SLI setup with 2 outputs on each card?

I have a quad monitor setup with an HD5570 workstation graphics card. I am wondering before the fact if it is possible to use two high-performance cards such as an R9 or GTX 9X0 series in CrossFire ...
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How do I get Windows 8 to properly default to the best resolution of my monitor?

After installing Windows 8(.1) I have the following problem: I have the LG-W2243S monitor. I got a PowerColor PCS+ HD7870 GHz Myst. Edition GPU, which I have installed the latest drivers from: ...
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Installing AMD/ATI Radeon R9 290 graphics card

I am trying to upgrade my desktop system with an ATI Radeon R9 290 graphics card. The first time I boot with it plugged in, it doesn't even show the BIOS splash screen (the one with the press ...
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How to fix DirectX in Windows 8.1?

Short version: If you have a Windows 8.1 system with both an Intel graphics card as well as an NVIDIA graphics card, try running WinSAT D3D in the command prompt. Do you encounter the same error as I ...
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Extended desktop 'washes out' image on primary Monitor

BLUF: Primary monitor looks fine in cloned desktop mode with secondary monitor, washes out in extended desktop mode. Can washout be prevented? I have two monitors hooked up to my computer, a ...
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How to overclock PCIe bus on TA880GB+ motherboard

I was given a XFX R9 290 by a friend. I have a Biostar TA880GB+ motherboard. It freezes and the Ethernet cuts in and out when the video card is installed. Apparently this is due to the XFX R9 290 not ...
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Importer screen stays empty

I'm trying to record my old video tapes on my computer, using the Pinnacle Studio 700 PCI Card and Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1, 32 bits). The PCI card is recognized as Pinnacle AV/DV2 and the most recent ...
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Do Intel HD Linux driver support 4K?

I have i7-4790K with HD 4600 graphics and ASUS Z97-Pro motherboard and works on Kubuntu 14.10. I'm going to buy UHD monitor. Technically it configuration would be able to display 4K @ 30Hz resolution: ...
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Adding a second monitor disconnects both monitors on Windows 7

Both my monitors are the same model of Yusmart (1280x1024, VGA). I have one connected to my GTX 660 via a DVI-AVG passive converter and that works fine, however if I try and connect my other monitor ...
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How to solve video memory issue in laptop

Whenever I try to access any game , I get the message "can't find enough video memory". Is there a way to resolve this issue? I tried to access GTA vc but it also said that it can't find enough ...
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What else can I try to install my graphics drivers?

I'm running Debian Wheezy x86_64 with an older Mobility Radeon HD 4200, and I cannot get the damned graphics drivers to install and work properly. I've tried installing buttloads of libraries ...
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How to correctly install drivers for 2 videocards in Ubuntu?

After Ubuntu install all my 3 monitors (intel+nvidia cards) are working correct. But when im trying to install drivers i have some problems when i installed nVidia driver, my monitor on intel ...
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Google Chrome fails to recognize my nVidia GPU

I am using a laptop and I have NVIDIA Optimus (dual Intel/nVidia GPU). I already enabled the "high performance GPU" for chrome.exe inside the NVIDIA Control Panel. When I open Chrome, the NVIDIA tray ...
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How do I know if a graphics card is compatible with my computer

So I need to buy a new graphics card, how can I ensure that my new card is compatible with my computer? I am a total noob. I run ubuntu. My computer is a HP Pavilion HPE H8-1100z From what I have ...
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Are the Radeon R5 230 and HD 6450 the same video card? [closed]

My godson received a new desktop computer at Christmas and asked me to take a look at the specs. When he bought it, he specifically asked for a graphics card that is able to render some of the ...
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Black screen after installing graphics driver in Linux

I'm running Linux Mint 17.1. When I install the driver for my HD5850 graphics card then reboot the laptop, I get a black screen after Linux logo. The graphics driver is from the official website. My ...
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How to determine the size of L1 texture cache and L2 cache in AMD's ATI mobility Radeon 4650 graphics card?

I could not find the size of L1 and L2 caches in Radeon 4650 GPU. Is it specified in any link? If not is it possible to find cache sizes by coding? Please explain the possible solutions.
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Computer will not boot / hardware malfunctions after replacing graphics card

The current problem: my computer will not boot. Each time there are different issues but the common factor is that it never gets in to Windows 7. The most common problem is that, about 30 seconds ...
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Black boarder underscan without HDMI in the screen

Recently, I bought an HP Pavillion Touchsmart 14 which was in a different language. I formatted it and made a clean install of Windows 8. But even while installing the Windows OS, and after it was ...
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Graphic card crashing with photoshop

I have a new notebook and this machine has two graphics cards. One is "Intel HD Graphics", and the other one is "GeForce GT 740M". Since Photoshop has some problems with multiple graphics cards, ...
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AMD drivers will not install properly

I have the same problem as in here : AMD Graphics Drivers won't install properly I have done all the steps that are instructed there, but when I am installing the drivers, it does this: ...
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Computer freezing: need help - fresh install of windows

I am having daily (or more frequent) freezes that require me to hard restart my PC each time. This is very annoying and I would love to receive some help or advice on finding and solving my issue. PC ...
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Can I use a MSI laptop with the video card removed?

I have a MSI gx640, I thought the only thing wrong with it was a bad video card. The screen always stays black, an external monitor does not work either. I have a ssd with ubuntu and ssh configured, ...
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Graphic Card Conflict between AMD HD 5500 and Intel(R) HD in Windows 8

I have HP Pavilion DV6 3122tx note book, which has ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5500 as graphic card and also an Intel(R) HD Grapics. Recently I installed windows 8 on my laptop. In device status (Device ...
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Graphics card crashing, both before start up and after, recovers sometimes, happening at random

I have a rather unique problem, and despite Googling it, I can't find anyone else that has had the same one, or any solution. My graphics cards have begun to have all sorts of problems, I have 2 AMD ...
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How to use two monitors: one from video card one from motherboard

I'm trying to get two monitors set up. One is plugged into my graphics card using an hdmi cord, the other is plugged into my motherboard using another hdmi cord. Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX ...
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R9 270X - poor 3D performance with Catalyst, resolution trouble with radeon

I recently bought an XFX Radeon R9 270X and run Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I use it via HDMI to a (plasma) TV. I also make use of HDMI audio through it. Before my upgrade, I forced xrandr to use a custom ...
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How do I uninstall the AMD Graphics Card drivers but not the CPU drivers?

I'm installing a new 750ti SC and I need to uninstall my current drivers (AMD video card) before installing the nVidia card into my computer. The problem is that I can only find guides to uninstalling ...