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

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POST Beeps questions for a new build

I've read many links about the different types of beep that a MoBo will make depending on the problem, however my current issue doesn't seem to be answered anywhere. I have a MSI 990FXA Gaming AMD ...
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HP ZR2740w 2560x1440 monitor and Dell M4800 not working together

I've got the two pieces of hardware above. For the dell m4800, it has the i7-4700mq and nvidia quadro k1100m running windows 8/10. Enabling or disabling switchable graphics from the bios doesn't solve ...
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Can a cooling fan be effective for my laptop?

Bit of a backstory here, skip to the bottom if you just want the question: So I recently purchased new HP laptop. Although I'm not any sort of a hardcore gamer, I like to play games that I ...
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Windows 10 DirectShow Crash

After recently upgrading to Windows 10 (recently, as in a couple months back), I've encountered a few problems with Windows 10. One of which is the DirectX DirectShow component. When running 'dxdiag', ...
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How do I enable OpenGL 3.3 on Fedora 23 with AMD graphics card?

I am using the open-source Mesa drivers (Gallium3D/radeonsi), which should support OpenGL 3.3, but don't seem to on my system. According to this news article and this page recent Mesa versions should ...
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Activate Monitor

I have a laptop with 2 monitors attached, which worked until I hit ctrl + alt + F1, which is apparently a graphics hotkey. It is a hotkey combination in the software I was using and has never had any ...
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Broken laptop external monitor not working after uninstalling graphics driver

Okay, my laptop screen had broke and I had been using an external monitor for a while. One day I foolishly uninstalled the graphics drivers because one of my games wasn't working properly. When I went ...
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Graphics freeze unless I move mouse

I have a HP Elitebook 450 with Windows 7 installed. On all browsers, as well as desktop applications such as word, I have a problem that the graphics freeze untill I move my mouse. If I play a youtube ...
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Certain applications' graphics are painfully slow in lubuntu 15

I have an oldish GeForce 6200 EVGA PCI card 512Mb DDR2, with the (updated) Nvidia driver 304.128 installed on Lubuntu 15.1. CSS and LXDE transitions are painfully slow, making me think they're not ...
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Sound stopped working after placing video card

I have a somewhat odd problem. I was using onboard graphics, and my sound was working very well. Then I added a graphics card, and when I connect my headphones now, I hear a bunch of strange beeps and ...
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Screen has red blinking pixels

After have upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 (from 12.04), I found that on my screen it has some red blinking pixels, before upgrade, it works well. Here is my current configuration: Graphic card: 00:02.0 ...
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Using 3 monitors with Radeon R9 280X?

I know that there is a similar question to this on here, but I am sort of asking a different question. I'm trying to do a three monitor set up with a Radeon R9 280X. It has 2 Mini Display outs, an ...
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XFX Radeon R7 360 in a Dell Optiplex 380

Will my power supply in an Dell Optiplex 380 let me install a XFX Radeon R7 360 card? I know that it will fit and that I have the correct PCI slot. I also know that I would have to buy a power cable ...
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System crashes while playing specific games. How to diagnose and fix?

I have asked about this already here, but since then it was reproduced with many other games and I really want to find a solution. Issue While playing some games my system crashes at some points. ...
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NVIDIA driver won't recongize Asus Gefore GTX520 video card?

I want to replace my working video card that is in my system, which is Nvidia Gefore 9800, with Asus Geforce GTX520 video card on my Windows 7 64 bit. For some odd reason, no matter what I do the ...
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Why I am not able to reduce my brightness/contract of my monitor connected via DVI cable?

Uptill now I was using VGA cable and now i have connected DVI cable. After connecting DVI cable, my screen brightness is really high. I have reduced it to zero both in monitor setting and Nvidia ...
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Chrome scrolling stutters on Macbook Pro 13 (2015) and doesn't on old iMac 2011

I have an iMac from 2011 with AMD Radeon HD 6770M 512 MB and I just bought a new Macbook Pro (early 2015) with Intel Iris Graphics 6100 1536 MB. I enter the same page on both computers on Chrome and ...
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3 Monitors on Lenovo T420s - Intel HD Graphics 3000

I have a Lenovo T420s with an Integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 display adapter. The laptop is currently attached to a dock and the dock is connected to a monitor via DisplayPort and another via DVI. ...
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eGPU Connected Through Wifi Card Mini PCIe?

So I'm trying to upgrade my whole computer setup, and would love to throw an external display into the mix for some gaming, 3D CAD design, and better overall experience. Now my laptop is pretty bad ...
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Display Driver + Firefox/IE/Edge + Windows 10 = Constant Freeze-Ups?

Okay, so I just bought an Asus K501UX laptop with an i7 processor and a NVIDIA graphics card. Well, actually, I bought two of them, but the first one had to be returned. But they both have the same ...
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Weird lines on screen – possibly graphics card issue

When Windows boots to the login screen, my whole screen goes fuzzy with lines and weird pixels all over moving about looking glitchy. When I updated my graphics card to the default "Microsoft Basic ...
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Upgrading my Graphics card. Is it compatible with my current build?

I've decided upgrading my graphics card seems way overdue but I'm not very clued up as to what makes a graphics card compatible or not. My current specs: Intel i5-2400 - 3.1Ghz Motherboard - ...
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Fix Negative LOD Bias Intel HD GPU

When I turn on LOD on The Elder scrolls Oblivion, I get this weird blurriness on the ground textures. I've been told clamping my GPU driver will fix it, bit I can't find a way to do that. I'm running ...
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Can a faulty card work fine except sometimes during post?

I have this strange problem. Sometimes when I turn on the computer or reset, the BIOS hangs with debug code 4f (which is labeled in the manual as reserved). It doesn't beep or post, and the usb ports ...
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Desktop machine freezes during boot and during several reboots until it “warms up”

I've had this desktop computer for nearly 2 years and it runs fine most of the time. But when it's been off for a while and is turned back on it regularly freezes a different stages of booting. ...
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Overclocking an AMD card

I want to overclock my graphics card so I can increase my FPS in Fallout 4, and I'm fairly new to this so I've come here for some assistance. I basically want to know how far I can safely push my ...
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Asus x99 Deluxe run sli in slots 1 and 3

I am trying to setup SLI with two 980Ti's. I am using an Asus x99 Deluxe mother board with a 5820k and I have the switch on the mobo set to two way SLI. The manual says that I should use slots 1 and 4 ...
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2 gb vs 4 gb on the AMD/Sapphire R7 240 card, will it make a difference for movies, esp bluray?

W7 64 bit 4 GB Ram, i5 750@2.67 GHz. I watch a lot of movies (bluray) and need a better card. The other specs on these cards are identical except the RAM, Processor 730 MHz, Memory Speed 900 MHz. The ...
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is it possible to enable both onbard and PCI-e graphic card in ubuntu?

I had a nvidia GPU and onboard graphic card (ivy bridge). Is it possible to enable both cards in ubuntu? When I do CUDA computing I would like to use the onboard graphic card to handle X-display and ...
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How to set BlackMagic-Decklink-LastFrameShown option (in video card settings) programmatically?

We can enable/disable decklink-LastFrameShown option by BlackmagicDesktopVideoUtility.exe ,But I need to change that programmatically. I did not see anything about it in decklink SDK. Please tell ...
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Power off discrete GPU when not in use to save power

I am trying to setup a virtual Windows system on Arch Linux using VGA passthrough. One issue with this I see is that the GPU will just idle 24/7 using a large chunk of overall power for no good ...
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Will A EVGA 500W Power Supply Power a GTX 960?

I am thinking of getting this graphics card for my PC: http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Whisper-Graphics-02G-P4-2966-KR/dp/B00SC6HAS4 I am not sure if my 500W power supply can handle this card: ...
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Display looks corrupted/broken black blocks

Video demonstration of issue. hardware: CPU: amd fx 6300 GPU: nvidia gtx 560 ti What could be the problem ? I don't have onboard video on this motherboard to test with it. Didn't install/mess ...
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CCC doesn't find information about gpu

When I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, Catalyst Control Centre dissapeared from my computer, even though the catalyst installation manager said it was still installed. To fix this, I ...
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Motherboard makes screeching/beeping sound after replacing CPU cooler

Added on Nov 9: I put the old cooler back in place, as per Keltari's suggestion, and while the sound is much less pronounced, upon close inspection I can still hear it. It may have been there all ...
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Can I play a video game on an ESXI server with a graphics card?

I have a Dell tower server near my TV at home which functions as a media server, web server, etc. It runs VMware ESXI 6.0. I'd like to be able to install a graphics card in the server, connect it to ...
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Graphics on Sony Vaio, Ubuntu based OS

All right? I have an Ubuntu based OS installed on a Sony Vaio laptop, and the thing is: it works great in general, much better than Windows (after trying Windows 10 I decided to not even continue ...
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Why doesn't my Analog output work on Radeon R9 280x?

I have a Asus R9 Radeon 280x. The outputs work fine with digital devices, ie those that use DVI or HDMI. It has one DVI-I dual link which is supposed to work with Analog sources like VGA (with an ...
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Radeon 7870 ignores HDMI connection (Windows 8)

I have a steambox built on top of Radeon 7870. The problem is, it doesn't recognize HDMI connection anymore - i've successfully projected it's Windows onto my Mystery TV for once (i want to emphasize ...
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how come my gaming pc overheats when connected to my tv?

As stated on the question, I have had some rather uncomfortable system failures due to overheating. When I was on my 23" Full HD (1920 x 1080) LED monitor the symptoms have not appeared, but when I ...
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Does GDDR generation affect compatability?

So I want to upgrade my PC's GPU. I saw that the GDDR generation was 5 (GDDR5), and I was wondering is the GDDR generation compatible with all motherboards. My PC's specs: Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 ...
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Full screen games use AMD GPU on iGPU output on Windows 10

I have two monitors, one connected to the motherboard (igpu/Intel) and one to the AMD Graphics Card. Currently if I run games (Full Screen) in the monitor connected to the graphics card, the game ...
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Can't install nVidia driver on notebook running Windows 10

Today, I reinstalled Windows 10 on my Acer Aspire 5755G. One of the first things I wanted to do was installing a driver for my built-in GeForce GT 630M. I tried: The Windows 10 driver (nvidia.de) ...
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Why WiFi drivers carry firmware with them?

Why do linux kernel modules for wireless LANs have 'device firmware'accompanying them while other driver modules don't seem to carry a copy of the firmware with them? Edit: I've been informed that ...
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Motherboard replacement issue [closed]

I have this motherboard that died - MSI P67AC43B3 and I need to replace it, but it seems there are no new motherboards that support s1155 and P67 chipset. I have an i5-2400 processor and an Asus GTX ...
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'AMD Display Driver has stopped responding and has recovered' error

I've been getting this strange error on my new Windows 10 laptop lately. When I try to run Assasin's Creed 4:Black Flag or Tombraider 2013, the game goes just fine until where it loads graphics (So ...
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How to make GPU use high performance settings instead of power saving? [Dual Graphics]

I have been struggling with this for a long time. It seems like my laptop uses only 1 GPU. When I turn on GPU monitoring, it says that everything is running on power saving mode. I switch ...
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What is the relevance of the PCI-E data of a chipset when using a dedicated GPU

I'm trying to match a suitable CPU, GPU and motherboard, but I'm getting thrown a bit by what would seem conflicting PCI-E data. A GPU such as the GV-N970TTOC-4GD requires PCI-E 3.0 x16 (I'm assuming ...
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I do simple edits to large 2-D images (Windows 10, 64-bit with Windows Paint). Will a graphics card speed things up?

Task I frequently make very basic and simple edits to largish 2-D images (say 800MB). Problem Things get jerky when I move chunks of the picture (even small ones) around. Question I currently ...
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Should I install my old graphics card on my new system with integrated graphics?

I'm in the process of upgrading my computer. I've bought a new motherboard, RAM, CPU and hard disks. The new CPU is an Intel i7-4790K. The new system has integrated graphics and my old system had a ...