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

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Laptop screen turned mostly pink

My Samsung laptop NP300E5A was just sitting on my desk when the screen suddenly turned to this: I hooked up a projector to the VGA port and everything looked fine on the projector - it's just messed ...
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Nvidia Desktop GPU: simple fan rpm control for Windows

I have a very expensive graphics card installed in my Windows 10 machine. It is an EVGA GeForce GTX980 Ti Classified. I'm pretty happy with the experience so far, but the one problem I have is that ...
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Some errors occur on fresh installed windows 7

First, here's my machine's specifications (refer below) Motherboard: GA H81M DS2 REV3, Processor: Intel core i3 4170, Graphics card: GTX 950 2GB GDDR5 128bit, RAM: 16GB (2 x 8GB) Kingston HyperX Fury ...
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HP Pavillion dv6-6135dx refurbished motherboard switchable graphics not recognized

I replaced the motherboard with a factory refurbished one I found online. I used the old cpu because it didn't come with one, but the graphic chip is built in. I checked the serial numbers and they ...
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How do diagnose stuttering performance in games without buying replacement hardware?

I own a reasonably high performance, although a bit outdated (4 years), computer and have been, for some time, experiencing bad performance and about 1 second freezes on all of the games I play. I ...
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I have a Dell Precision T7600 can I take out one of the GPU and put in a gtx 480?

I have a Dell Precision T7600 can I take out the Telsa card or Quadro card and replace it with my old gtx 480? I want to play video games and I am having troubles finding if my motherboard supports ...
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Run two graphic cards in SLI with a Y-Power-Splitter

I bought a new MSI Z97S SLI Krait mainboard with two PCI-E slots. Because i bought a GeForce GTX 770 MSI OC two years ago, I bought another one very cheap to let them run in SLI mode. But i ...
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How to run 2nd monitor with 2nd graphics card?

I have 2 graphics cards in my laptop: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000, NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX, Yesterday I got a 2nd monitor that I connected to my laptop via VGA cable, but for some reason its ...
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Use both GFX cards (but one only for CUDA) simultaneously with Nvidia Optimus on KVM?

I am investigating on the possibility to run a Guest OS in KVM on an Nvidia Optimus equipped notebook. I havent really found conclusive information on the question if it is possible to use the ...
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Low frame rate in every game with capable enough hardware

MSI Afterburner Monitoring Counter-Strike : Global Offensive: Sleeping Dogs: Facts and observations CPU and GPU not fully utilized. FPS stays around 20 - 25 in every game. Temperatures are ...
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Notebook screen: Coloured noise on grey background

TL;DR I see on grey-ish backgrounds a coloured noise. Sometimes it flickers. (See attached screenshot) I own a Lenovo Y500 gaming notebook. Over the lifetime of the device I modified tow things: I ...
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Strange window behaviour after installing new graphic card [duplicate]

since I upgraded my graphic card from Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition to Sapphire Radeon R9 390 Nitro + Backplate I'm struggling with two bugs which seem to relate to each other: Whenever I ...
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Oculus DK2 + second monitor for displaying DK2 image (but not warped and stereoscopic)

we have the following process/toolchain and would like to have one question answered: start Open Broadcaster Software (mirrors one screen to another screen, in our case Oculus VR DK2 image to normal ...
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Integrated card for graphics; ATI card for computing

I picked up a Dell Optiplex 760 at an auction. It came with a an integrated graphics card as well as an ATI Radeon card. The ATI card has only an S-video output and some sort of DVI output, so I use ...
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Win 10: Reliability Report, is it reliable?

I have win 10 pro 64bit. Was checking reliability report and found that every 2-3 days gap it says "Windows was not properly shut down" I check "Event Log" and nothing was recorded there. For latest I ...
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Corrupted screen after Nvidia driver installation

I recently built a new machine as a lab workstation. It has two Xeon processors running on an asus z10pe motherboard and an Nvidia gtx 750ti graphics card. At the moment, I haven't been able to get ...
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nVidia GTX 570 power supply

The GTX 570 card requieres aditional power from the power supply, it has 1x 6-PIN and 1x 8-PIN, but in the official documentation there is stated that it requieres 2x 6-PIN. So what PS should I buy: ...
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GPU Glitch - Every 2nd horizontal line is black

Sometimes my monitor has this weird glitch where every other horizontal line is black. This can be fixed by turning the monitor on and off again. I am connected using DP. Computer Specs Are: CPU: ...
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SiS Mirage 3 Graphic - windows 7 driver

i just got my new laptop and installed windows 7 and I installed SiS Mirage 3 Graphics driver, I have 3GB of ram, but games are really laggy, i get 5 - 10 fps which is really bad, i tried to install ...
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Are these graphics card standoffs?

I am preparing to build a custom case for myself and have come across these circular holes in my graphics card that look like standoffs holes. Could I put standoffs in these to hold the graphics card ...
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One of my graphics cards no longer displays in Windows 7

I have a computer with two NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 graphics cards installed (let's call those G1 and G2). I have three monitors - two plugged into one card, one plugged into the other. This setup has ...
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Black screen for 10 seconds after Single Beep on Power ON

I've been dealing with this since ever since I've started to use my recently bought my Intel DH61CR mobo. Immediately after powering on my PC, I hear a single loud beep, which (I'm pretty sure) lasts ...
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Why can my monitor be overclocked so highly?

I have a desktop-replacement laptop. The default screen refresh rate is 60Hz and it cannot be changed via Windows. However, it has nVidia graphics cards, so in the control panel a custom resolution ...
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10 second boot loop seemingly caused by gpu

New build worked fine on intergrated graphics but after installing new graphics card, it started turning off every 10 seconds even after I took it out. I don't get a display at all. I have replaced ...
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Dell 4K P2715Q not really 4K or Intel Graphics psuedo emulation?

At a client's place they've insisted I use their setup which includes a weak dual core "i7" with Intel graphics and two Dell P2715Q monitors. Online the screens are advertised as 4K and they might ...
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What does the direction of the arrow mean on DVI to VGA adapters?

I was replacing a monitor today and I noticed that the DVI to VGA adapter had an arrow on it that would either point left or right (provided you have it oriented like a pyramid with the side with the ...
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How do PCI-E work with insufficient cpu lanes

I'm currently on using a i3-4160 CPU and the total number of PCI-E lanes it supports is 16. I'm currently have a device taking up a 1x slot and have another 16x slot free. If I install a graphics card ...
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Intel offers me two different HD Graphics drivers: Which should I choose?

For clarity, the question following is the reverse of this one. I have installed in my machine (Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (10.0.10240) the Intel HD Graphics 4000 Driver in version 15.33.38.64....
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Displayport monitor to HDMI video card

I recently purchased the following: Computer - XPS 8900 w/ NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GT 730 2GB DDR3 Monitor - Dell 22-inch Monitor - E2216H My issue is that the monitor has VGA and Displayport and the ...
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Programs start up slowly with integrated graphics on Windows 10

I'm using Intel Pentium G3240, I found that with integrated graphics every program open up slowly, for example, I open task manager just after OS start up, but it takes about 10s to open, but when ...
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Assign program to Onboard Intel GPU (Nvidia/AMD is not integrated)

Is there any known way to assign a program to use the repsectively run with the onboard Intel GPU without having a second graphic chip? A customer have to have installed the Dameware Development ...
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What HDMI cable supports PC display stand-by?

I had my LG display connected to the PC via HDMI for about a year and the display always went to sleep when I shut down my PC and automatically went back on when I turned on the PC. Now I have a new ...
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Looking to upgrade my gaming rig's graphics card [closed]

Over the holidays I bought myself a new monitor(Acer B286HK), and while it can support very high resolutions, I am finding that my PC just isn't up to the task. I would now like to start upgrading my ...
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Nvidia 9500GT Video_TDR_Failure (NVLDDMKM.SYS)

I have windows 10 1511 x64. I have a Nvidia GeForce 9500GT Almost every 30 minutes the system goes to BSOD , with the message: Video_TDR_Failure (NVLDDMKM.SYS) Sometimes the system can't even ...
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What is the difference between on board and discrete graphics

Graphic Card has RAM in it. On some sites, I learned that Graphic Card RAM(VRAM) gives more room to RAM; thereby increasing performance when watching high quality videos, playing high-end games, 3D ...
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Installation of two different intel hd graphics diver over an single GPU

I have windows 7 ultimate SP1. Recently i was experiencing some issues about Windows Update stuck but by following correct solution from this site. windows update started working. before this happens ...
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Can I use a DVI-D cable for a DVI-I graphics card

I have a GTX N560 Ti Twin Frozr III MSI's Hawk Edition graphics card and it comes with 2 DVI-I Female ports and 1 Mini HDMI Female port. Now I have a DVI-D Male Cable (both sides) and a DVI-I Female ...
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Can 1080p resolution be acheived with < PCIe x16?

I have a 2010-ish Dell Precision T7500 with 4 physical PCIe x16 slots, but electrically two of the slots are only wired for x4 and x8 speeds. Right now, I have an nVidia Quadro NVS 295. It's an x16 ...
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Disable second graphic adapter on ubuntu

I'm using a Radeon R7 260x graphic adapter on Ubuntu 14.04, and I have 3 monitors connected to it. My mousepointer flickers a bit and the display settings crash without a message. I assume that this ...
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Intel HD 2000 windows 10 graphics drivers

According to this chart there is no driver support for a core i3-2100 on windows 10. I would really like to get the driver for this so I can properly use the 2 video outputs on my motherboard. (...
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GTX 950M outperformed by integrated graphics?

I'm very confused. I recently purchased this laptop, and, it being the first high-end-ish laptop I got, it was is also my first experience with having a GPU. I quickly learned about the Nvidia ...
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Disable nvidia card in notebook

I have a notebook with both Intel and nvidia graphics. I activated Intel instead nvidia in nvidia-settings. But I still can hear fan working. How to disable videocard completely?
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NVidia 660ti + Benq XL2730Z = distorted image and color banding

Today I finally upgraded old 19" Samsung monitor to benq xl2730z and I'm not satisfied with the experience for now. The thing is that all the images it displays are highly distorted and have pretty ...
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Graphics Card problems on Ubuntu

I have got a strange problem, my video card is a Nvidia gtx 970 right now using Nouveau display driver, if I use proprietary driver by Nvidia everything works until the pc goes in the sleep state, ...
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Why is my graphics card preventing my computer from powering on?

Short version: My computer doesn't turn on most of the time with my new graphics card installed. But when it does turn on, it works fine. What's up with that? I just got myself a nice new graphics ...
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Overclocking of Ram on laptop

My laptop have an 2GB and 4GB DDR3-1600MHz ram chip running at dual channel. Both Chips is of crucial technology. I have read in many posts that overclocking Ram can increase the performance of ...
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Split monitor into virtual monitors

I'm searching for a solution to split one physical monitor into two( or more?) virtual monitors. Let's say I've a monitor (monitor_a) with the resolution of 1920*1080. Now I want this monitor_a to ...
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New CPU, bleeps - Don't have a clue

I have a the following desktop Computer: HP Compaq Presario CQ5305UK Motherboard: H-I41-uATX (Eton/EtonL) Power Supply: 260W Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GT 720 - 2GB Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core ...
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What is the purpose of multiple graphics cards?

I have issues fully grasping the purpose of putting two or more graphics cards in one system. SLI and Crossfire claim that they combine the power of multiple graphic cards. If I understand the ...
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Using onboard graphics card instead of dedicated one on linux mint

My dedicated graphics card (Radeon 6470) seems to have broke and I want to use the on board Intel graphics instead, but I can't figure out how to switch to it. The bios on my laptop (HP pavilion dm4) ...