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

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DVI-HDMI cable increases temperature after plug in video card with 7 degrees celsius

I have bought a DVI-HDMI cable (Video cart - Monitor) for my monitor, that was using a VGA cable. My config is dual monitor: Samsung S22C00 + Samsung Syncmaster 225 BW (configure to run on same ...
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Multiple Monitors, only one hdmi port (laptop)

I just bought a new laptop (lenovo Y50 to be exact) and with my old laptop I had two additional screens hooked up to it but with this new laptop, it only has one hdmi output cable but it has a NVIDIA ...
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No video output after BSOD dxgmms1.sys

Today I have paused a (GPU heavy) computer game for a couple of hours. When I returned to my computer, a BSOD was showing mentioning dxgmms1.sys. I had no other choice than to reboot my computer. But ...
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Blank screen after installing new graphics card NVIDIA quadro FX 580 on Windows 7 Ultimate

Secondhand card, no instructions or installation CD I plug the card in, and start the computer, I get blank screens on a) my onboard video b) all ports of the new graphics card (NVIDIA Quadro FX 580. ...
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Graphics card fans very loud, no video/unable to boot

So let's back up a few months. I came back from work one day to find my computer on (I remote desktop to it occasionally) but my graphics card (Gigabyte GTX 770 OC-2GB version) fans running very ...
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Is there any performance benefit from using a mismatched set of gpus to run dual monitors?

Here is the setup currently: Core i7 PC x1 GTX 660ti Monitor 1: LG 1080p connected via DVI Monitor 2: Samsung 1080p connected via DVI TV 1: Vizio 1080p connected via HDMI I am going to add: x1 ...
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When I plug my Windows 10 laptop into a projector, the screen blinks endlessly

I installed Windows 10 on my laptop and everything works great. Except when I take it to meetings and plug into a projector, nothing shows up on the projector and my screen blinks madly between all ...
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Possibility of connecting 2 External Monitors (LCDs) with a laptop

I've a laptop with 1366x768 resolution (Nvidia GT720M). Is it possible that I can use 2 external monitors with my laptop. While the 2 external monitors are used I don't want to use the laptop screen. ...
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Nvidia Control Panel Blank

All of a sudden Nvida's control panel is almost blank. I have 2 GTX 770s in SLI and the only new graphical things are changing digital vibrance (kicking up saturation) and moving to 4K (Samsung ...
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Trying to connect 2 Dell 2015H monitors one with VGA and one with VGA to DVI connector on my ThinkPad pro dock

I have a lenovo x240 laptop connected to a ThinkPad Pro dock. The dock has a VGA and a DVI connector. I have 2 dell 2015H Screens with VGA connections. I purchased a VGA-DVI converter to plug one ...
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Dell Inspiron 570 + Sapphire R9 280X

I bought a Sapphire Tri-X R9 280X to replace my old HD 3450, and moved my PC's components to a much larger case with a new 850W PSU. The card fit, but when I powered the PC on, I hear 9 beeps, and ...
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Will my new graphics card be supported with my current hardware configuration? [closed]

I want to add a graphics card in my PC. My choice is an AMD Radeon R7 265X or nVidia GTX 750 Ti or AMD Radeon R9 270X. But I'm confused, my motherboard doesn't support 4GB RAM modules! I have 2*2GB ...
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My Graphic card is dead or not?

I have an Acer V5 and after I changed my HDD I reinstalled Windows 8 and when I install the nVidia driver or constructor driver my screen is scrambled and I cannot see anything! When I uninstall ...
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GRUB (with theme) messing up graphics after booting an entry

I have to set up a HP ProDesk 600 G1 desktop computer: Intel i5-4590 CPU with integrated HD Graphics 4600. When using a theme in GRUB (no matter which one), selecting an entry in the menu and booting ...
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Laptop only detects TV via HDMI when the TV is off

I have an Acer Aspire 5951G laptop with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M graphics card and 64-bit Windows 7. I am pretty sure that none of the components (HDMI-cable, graphics card, TV) are malfunctioning. ...
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splitting 6 pin PCI-E cables

I am trying to add a second graphics card to a workstation. The machine already has a GTX970, and i have a spare GTX550Ti and GTX275 floating around. The 275 requires 2 PCI-E 6 pin connectors, the 550 ...
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'system_service_exception' BSOD

For a small while I've been encountering the BSOD 'system_service_exception', mostly when: Switching between display resolutions Switching between a full-screen game using DirectX and Windows ...
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How to clear screen artifacts without rebooting Windows (multiple versions)

These artifacts are random and can be created in multiple ways, although they occur rarely. The cause appears to be a failure by some part of Windows' code to erase a segment of the screen. The only ...
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Is GDDR related to DDR?

I have a graphics card—Nvidia ENGT240—that has DDR3. Now I'm not sure, but is DDR3 the same as GDDR3 when It's on a graphics card? I know that DDR is for Computer Ram and GDDR is for Graphics RAM, ...
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Set an executable to use integrated graphics (Intel) instead of NVIDIA card

Using the NVIDIA Control Panel I can set the executable to use integrated graphics as shown in the following screenshot: The reason I do this is so the program will use Intel Quick Sync hardware ...
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Will a GTX 970 support a dual monitor setup using a Gsync panel on DisplayPort as the primary and a second panel on DVI?

I'm looking at upgrading my rig with this card: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NN0GEXQ/ Its a MSI GTX 970 I'd like to run a Gsync panel on the DisplayPort as a primary and then move my second panel ...
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Should I download the Hardware drivers that Windows Provides or drivers from Manufacturer's website? [duplicate]

today I've installed Windows 8.1 and everything is working as it should be but I'm stuck at installing the Graphic drivers, I have a Dell Inspiron 5537 with AMD Radeon HD 8670M, I've found a driver on ...
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Dell Inspiron 1764 Maximum external monitor resolution

I want to buy an external monitor for my Dell Inspiron 1764 (i5HD450054). However, I am not sure if its video card supports a display with resolution of 1920x1200 connected through HDMI. My laptop ...
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ASUS Maximus Hero VII troubles

A lot of problems with motherboard ASUS Maximus Hero VII (Core i7-4770K, Geforce GTX 760, two SSD) and 2 OS installed separately on SSD - Win8.1 and Linux Mate 17. I can't use two monitors together ...
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two monitors one smartTV setup

I have a desktop with an intel HD 4600 graphics card and my setup looks as follows: two monitors (one VGA and one DVI) and a smartTV with HDMI. I want to do the following: duplicate my main screen ...
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Desktop GUI Environment vs. Gaming Graphics

This quetion stems from my noticing that my Windows 7 Experience ratings for Aero Desktop Performance is significantly less than the rating for Gaming Graphics. I built an AMD 8-core APU. The Windows ...
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A bit unsure how to hook my power supply up to my video card

I'm putting together a new machine for the first time in quite a while, and I've hit a snag. My new power supply is the EVGA SuperNOVA 1000W P2 80 PLUS PLATINUM. My new graphics card is the EVGA GTX ...
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Graphical Performance Drastically Receded after the latest re-installation of my windows , why?

Due to virus issue and some hardware/driver issues, I re-install my Windows 7 quite often. My GPU is an AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series and it supported most of the games released up until 2014. ...
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Is this graphic card compatible with a Dell Precision T3400

I'd like to know if an ASUSGTX760 2GD5 DC20C is compatible with a Dell Precison T3400. Thank you.
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New graphics card - System shuts down when gaming

I bought a new Graphic card yesterday, a Geforce GTX 970, and I swapped it with my old one. and I realize now that maybe I should have done some more research about it beforehand, as it seems there is ...
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Installed graphics card, which color wires connect

I just installed this graphics card, I am unsure of whether to connect the graphics card 3 black and 2 yellow pin to my white plastic power supply pin which has 4 black 2 yellow and 2 red. I am ...
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Garbled graphics in text mode environments (pre-boot/BIOS) only, not in Windows

I'm getting garbled graphics on my computer in text mode environments, such as in the BIOS or before loading Windows. However, I don't have any graphical issues in Windows. Graphics card is a ...
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Four displays for Alienware Aurora

I have an Alienware Aurora (late 2009) desktop and it has a graphics card that lets me hook up two displays to it. What do I need to do to add two more displays for a total of four? I haven't modified ...
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Windows 7 text input/graphics repainting in random areas

In the past few months I've been encountering this issue where the line of text being typed in the command prompt window reappears in a random place on screen and paints over whatever was previously ...
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Looking for the right CPU and GPU to watch streams on two monitors

I'm looking to buy a laptop for my dad. I've narrowed it down to two choices here, budget is pretty limited and I've found both of these at 399Euro: 1 - CPU: i3 3110M; GPU: NVidia GeForce 820M; 6GB ...
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Urgent Help needed Plz:XFX HD 4850 High temp > 119c within 15-20 mins and then PC crashes

Sorry for the long post but I wanted to provide as much info as possible for a better solution. I have been experiencing strange clicking sounds [please see link] coming from my XFX HD 4850 lately ...
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Lenovo Ideapad U460 Switchable Graphics for Windows 8

I have a Lenovo Ideapad 305m with switchable graphics that include Intel HD Graphics + nVidia 305m. This setup worked fine with Windows 7 which included a Lenovo made app that allowed the use of a ...
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Can I install windows & ubuntu on an intel xeon 1230 which doesn't have onboard graphics?

I'm building a PC. I've bought an nvidia graphics card and need a CPU. I was thinking of an Intel Xeon 1230. This chip doesn't have on-board graphics. But will I be able to install Ubuntu & ...
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Is it possible to use 2 graphics cards at the same time? [duplicate]

I have a GeForce GTX 560 and I'm planning on getting a GeForce GTX 640 for myself as an upgrade. My motherboard has two graphics card slots. Would it be possible to to run both graphics cards at the ...
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How does one determine the maximum resolution supported by a graphics card or integrated chipset?

How does one determine the maximum resolution supported by a discrete graphics card or integrated graphics chipset within Windows? The within Windows part is key. It appears that Windows 7 will ...
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Do graphics cards, HDs, and other components use different amounts of power even if they use the same slot?

I’ve had this question in my head for a while, and was finally prompted to ask after reading this question which partially hinges on the answer. My question is: does the amount of power used—and ...
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Recommended BIOS for MSI Z68A-GD55 and GeForce GTX 970

After a video card failure, I recently upgraded to a GeForce GTX 970, MSI Chipset. The motherboard I have for this is an MSI Z68A-GD55. However, on POST, the behavior of the computer has changed. I ...
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Enabling on board video (Biostar N61PB-M2S) and GT 610

I'm currently trying to enable the on board video of my mother board and my GT 610 simultaneously so I can add a third monitor to my setup. In my BIOS options there are two modes for the on board ...
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Latitude E6400 Screen is Black

The screen to my Latitude E6400 is all black, I have been able to see the screen, but dark on other computers, I can see everything fine, but it is just really dark. If I put a flashlight right up ...
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PSU compability

I would like to ask a few questions about this PSU: RM Series™ RM1000 — 1000 Watt 80 PLUS® Gold Certified Fully Modular PSU Computer specifications: Case: Compucase 6C11BS-UT Motherboard: MB H77 ...
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What is the difference between Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 4GB GDDR5 and Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB GDDR5 [closed]

Well i am considering to buy a new Graphics Card What is a difference between 4Gb graphic card and 2GB graphic card? Is there a big difference? And if its compatible with my PC (Asus p7p55d ...
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Resolution Error: If your resolution is below 1024 x 768…

Rebooted my PC today and when it restarted, one of my screens is stuck in 640 x 480 resolution. As far as I know, nothing updated. The "monitor" I am referring to is a 40" Vizio TV Model number ...
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PES 2015 does not recognize my GeForce card [duplicate]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 does not recognize my GeForce card. I set the settings on my Nvidia card to high performance, but it still uses the intel integrated graphics card. Nvidia driver version ...
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Finding out what resolutions my laptop's display ports support

I have a Dell XPS 15, late 2013 and it has a Mini DisplayPort and an HDMI slot. I am aware that different versions of HDMI support different resolutions and even different drivers affect things, too. ...
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No display after installation of graphics card

My desktop motherboard is XFX Geforce 9300. It has one x16 bus PCI Express port. It's working perfectly okay. Few days back I installed a Gigabyte ATI Radeon HD 5670 graphics card. It was working okay ...