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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Chipset GPU causes a massive slowdown

My AMD Radeon HD 7700 recently broke (fan stopped working and GPU overheated), and now I'm running on internal chipset graphics, and it causes a massive slowdown of the whole PC. I've changed the ...
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How do I set up a 4K TV via HDMI to my PC? (Getting mouse/video lag)

I recently purchased a Hisense HLUD58XT880 LCD TV (LCD flat-panel with 3840x2160 native resolution). I have plugged my PC into the HDMI (UHD) port on the TV. My PC is running Windows 8.1 with a ATI ...
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Computer Restarts on boot due to Graphics card timeout error

My Computer boots up to Windows 8 logo loading screen and restarts again. A message appears that my PC ran into a problem due to Video Card timeout error and then my PC restarts and its fine. ...
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Computer restarts without warning; code bcc116

Processor: Intel i5 4430 4-Core 4x3Ghz Motherboard: msi h87-g41 Graphics Card: Nvidia GTX760 Power supply: eps-750 cm RAM: 8GB I bought a new assembled gaming PC which worked fine for a few days. ...
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3DTV only shows side-by-side 3D view after connecting to computer

I installed XFX Radeon HD 5450 AMD graphics card which has an HDMI output. I bought an HDMI 1.4a cable which supports 3D and connected it to my 3DTV using the HDMI port. I thought it's easy to watch ...
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Which graphics / video card to choose? [closed]

I am in Bangladesh. I am looking for an entry level graphics card (within $ 100-120) for my new i5-4570 processor + Gigabyte Z87-HD3 motherboard system. I am not a gamer and also understand next to ...
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Is it possible to use a nVidia GPU to render graphics if the monitor is connected to the motherboard video port?

I have an Asus Z87 Deluxe motherboard, which has an integrated Intel HD 4600 GPU; I also have a nVidia GeForce GTX 560 TI graphics card; currently, my monitor is connected to the graphics card and the ...
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How do I let Windows Update know that my graphics card has changed?

After upgrading to a new graphics card, Windows Update wants to install a new driver for my former card. I was using an AMD Radeon HD 7670 and I switched to an Nvidia GTX 750 Ti. I'm running Windows ...
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Repair/Replace the Graphic Card's fan

Yesterday, I was cleaning my PC and after that, I tried to boot my pc and itself automatically after sometime. I checked all the fans and notice that my Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS Graphic card fan is ...
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Video Card doesn't work without PS/2 Keyboard plugged into PS/2 Mouse port

To make a very long story short, we had a computer in with an odd problem: While the computer otherwise booted fine (Windows start-up sound played), The PCIe-16 video card would not display an image ...
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video and graphic option missing in amd catalyst control center

I was struggling with an issue of catalyst control center could not be started there are currently no setting that can be configured using AMD CCC. So I contacted Dell CC and he sent me a link to ...
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Duplicating a scaled version of one display's output on another in Windows 7

I have a multi-monitor configuration attached to a machine running Windows 7 that consists of: 1 x 24" LCD - connected on DVI; main monitor 1 x ~100" projector - connected separately on DVI on a ...
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Do Intel integrated graphics support nearest neighbor scaling?

On a MacBook Pro with Retina Display, I'd like to run Windows with exactly half the screen resolution in order to maintain 100% scaling (2880x1800 -> 1440x900). However, I've heard that if you set a ...
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How to design a six-monitor setup? [closed]

What design considerations should be put into designing a six-monitor setup? On NewEgg there are cards like a Randeon HD 7870 with six minidisplay ports. User comments recommend getting active ...
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Palit Geforce GTX 650 Mini HDMI flicker

So I've been having problems with this graphics card ever since I got it. It has VGA, DVI, and mini HDMI ports, one of each, and only the VGA port works. DVI doesn't work at all, and HDMI works for ...
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Dots and black screen while gaming

I have a very annoying problem with my PC. It's specifications are as follows: Model: ASUS N55SF Notebook Processor: i7 2670QM 2.20 GHz Graphics Card: GT 555M 2 GB My issue is that I ...
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HP DL380g6 server with graphic card powered by external psu

I have an old HP dl380 g6 server and I need to use it for renderings but I have one problem, some of servers don't have 6/8 pin power outs for graphic cards, mine don't have it too. With that in mind ...
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Video memory buswidth vs video memory Bandwidth

My current video card (9600GT) is dying and I'm searching for a new video card. Between acquiring my current one and now, I got a lot more knowledge about hardware and I want to use that to pick my ...
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Does the HDMI port on a video card support audio?

When purchasing a video card based on nVidia or AMD, does the HDMI port support audio as well as video? For what it's worth, I'm running Xubuntu 14.04. Here's an example of a video card with ...
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Is my GT 430 bottleneck my perfomance? or is there any other factor?

I have a performance issue lately with my computer and here is my computer spec, Intel i5-2500k Nvidia GT 430 8GB of RAM (DDR3) With motherboard, ASUS P8H61-M LE OS : Windows 7 64 bit What i want is ...
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Asus MB memory error after turning on the computer

This is my pc's specs Asus-Z87-PLUS (latest bios and drivers) Core i5 4570 Crucial 8Gig DDR3 @1600 compatible with Intel's 8th series chip WD caviar green 1TB Sapphire ATI 7850 (latest drivers) ...
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Windows 7 (64 bit) SP1 stuck on welcome screen with wmi error

My desktop (Intel i5 @ 3.10 ghz, 8 gb ram, 1 gb nvidia graphics card, Dell s2240L full HD monitor) that runs Win 7 (64 bit) SP1 gets stuck on each startup on welcome screen after I enter the password. ...
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Disabling discrete GPU in Win8 (UEFI) Laptop

Seeing how the Intel HD Graphics 4000 is covering all my needs perfectly for the moment, I would prefer to disable the NVIDIA dedicated GPU in my Lenovo Z400 for a while. I've already went to the ...
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What can cause my PC's voltages to be off?

I have recently started experiencing very strange issues on my self-built PC system. Although the system is still very speedy, it's very fluctuating now. This is most notable when using graphically ...
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How do I use the Mini DP on my HD6950 to connect my U3011 monitor

I have a HD9650 and a Dell U3011. The HD6950 has 2 mini DPs and the U3011 has an input DP. The U3011 came with a DP to DP cable. So I bought a mini DP to DP adaptor and tried to use it with the ...
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Windows 8.1 Boot Issues - Possibly Graphics Driver?

Yesterday I was notified my desktop was going to restart in 15 minutes. So I quickly finished what I was doing and I clicked "Restart and Update." I let it shut down and restart like normal but when ...
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Virtualbox Graphics Passthrough with GTX 760

So I've been reading a lot about passthrough graphic cards as I'm interested in running Windows inside Linux and still being able to game. The documentation I'm seeing is a few months old at least and ...
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Monitor(DVI-D) but my laptop only has VGA and HDMI port

I am trying to use my new monitor with my laptop(Asus g75v) and my monitor is http://www.asus.com/ca-en/Monitors_Projectors/VG248QE/ the high refresh rate of which only works through the DPI-D port. ...
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Force process to use specific GPU - CentOS

We have a system with two video cards. One is stock and required to run the desktop GUI, and the other is an NVidea GPU only for video processing. (There is no video out) The problem is that ...
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Notebook boot freezes into “white” screen after graphics driver update

Today I have updated my graphics card driver. Now my notebook always freezes and stucks in a black screen that becomes white after a while (white lines, artifacts, etc.). My OS is Kubuntu 13.04 and my ...
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How to check GPU and motherboard compatibility?

I want to buy the following motherboard: link And this GPU: link How do I know if they are compatible?
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linux catalyst and three monitors

I just switched from opensource ati driver to catalyst because I had many crashes on my linux box when playing flash videos. It looks like with fglrx my system is more stable, but I lost my third ...
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Using pci-stub to reserve one of the two identical GPUs

So I'm trying to set up Xen for my system, which has 2 HD 5670 GPUs. I want to allocate one of the cards to the virtual machine, but I also want to keep using the open source radeon driver, which ...
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WHY: Mini Displayport to Displayport adapter connected to Alienware m17 laptop for dual monitor not working?

I just bought this: accellcables.com/K088B-003B.html and am trying to connect my ASUS 27" (2560x1440) monitor up to my laptop through it's mini displayport. After wrestling through possible solutions ...
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Windows 7 PC with added graphics card, unable to see on-board graphics

I have a new Windows 7 (64) PC which has built-in graphics on its (MSI H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788)) motherboard. I have also added an NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT graphics card, which is working fine, driving two ...
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Is GeForce GTX 660 compatible with a Dell Inspiron 660?

I am thinking about purchasing a GeForce GTX 660 graphics card for my Dell Inspiron 660 desktop computer, but I've never purchased a GFX card before, and I'm not sure if it is compatible with said ...
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My PC restarts randomly

I bought a desktop 1 year ago. I used it and it worked very fine. After 6 months it suddenly shut down without blue screen and was responding to restarts. yet it is not solved but I tried a lot to ...
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Playing HD videos makes the system lag or freeze

When I play YouTube videos with a resolution higher than 360p, the system starts to lag/freeze. My CPU usage reaches almost 100%. It only happens when I watch a high resolution video on YouTube or ...
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External GPU for macbook / mac mini

We use a mix of macbook pros and mac minis, from time to time we do some quite complicated cad modelling which takes a long time to render is there a way to hook up an external graphics card to the ...
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Digital Vibrance for external monitor - Intel Graphics

I was looking for a digital vibrance option for monitor in Intel's control panel and there's only YCbCr correction. Digital vibrance is available only for laptop screen. In monitor settings the ...
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BIOS Black Screen but not on Ubuntu

I've just built my first PC, and tried testing it out :). After making sure everything was plugged in, I turned it on. All the fans started (including my graphics card's fans). When I tried to go to ...
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Computer shutting down randomly - NOT overheating

Desktop PC running windows 7, hasn't been formatted in about 3 years. I recently installed & run skyrim for about 1 week with no problems (up to that point I hadn't run any recent graphics-heavy ...
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Graphic card beeps on startup

I know 'Graphic card beeping on startup' is a very common problem, but my problem is a little different. I have been using this graphic card for the past few months and it had been working fine. My ...
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Dell XPS 210 video error

I recently upgraded a Dell XPS 210 (Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 1.86 GHz, Intel P965 PCI Express, with integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3000), from the original XP to Windows 7 (32 bit). ...
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Windows 8 start menu tile labels disappeared

I had Windows 8 32 bit, when I installed Windows 8 64 bit, this happened! The labels from the start menu tiles disappeared! I have installed the latest graphic card driver for 64 bit from nVidia. But ...
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How to make NVIDIA GeForce 680m default graphics card instead of Intel HD Graphics 4000? (Alienware M17 Laptop) [duplicate]

I believe that the question title describes it all... but I just bought 2 brand new 2560x1440 monitors and I need to make use of my NVIDIA GeForce 680m card instead of the Intel HD Graphics 4000 card. ...
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Why do drivers for windows change for each release?

from my experience it seems that comparability between windows versions is reasonably good, especially for the average home user, businesses not included. why do the hardware manufacturers have to ...
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Hp Pavilion graphic issue

I have a trouble with a Hp Pavilion dv6500. During the startup phase produces a long beep and two short and the monitor remain black. I have the same problem when using an external monitor, all I see ...
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Graphics card memory showing 256mb in-game

Im using Lenovo ThinkPad T440p. It has intel i7 4600 and Intel HD 4600 inbuilt gfx card. CPU-Z shows 2GB graphicsa ram while in-game I get only 256mb available graphics. Please guide, also can i ...
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Switching from a motherboard with a Nvidia video card to an Intel based one

I own a Dell Vostro 1710 whose video card is broken (its one of the renowned GeForce 8600M failures). In an attempt to recondition the laptop, I want to buy the motherboard with the Intel video card ...