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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Are there any pitfalls in forcing v-sync on all programs?

I play a lot, and to keep my GPU temperature sane I often have to turn on or even force v-sync on individual games. It would be much easier for me to just force it on everything instead of keeping ...
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Hot idle temps on GPU, MSI Twin Frozr R9 290x

As a non-reference GPU, I was surprised on how hot it ran while idle. The card is slightly overclocked out of the box at 1030MHz Core Clock speed. 52C to 55C on idle (Hot for being on idle) 74C to ...
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Acer Travelmate P645-MG Windows 8.1 display sleep issues

I have an Acer Travelmate P645-MG, it comes with Windows 8 that I downgraded to Windows 7 64bit and all is well there. I would love to run Windows 8.1 64 bit as it addresses a lot of my gripes over ...
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Playing VLC while gaming

I've discovered that, for certain games (such as Assassin's Creed IV), in order to play video in VLC and game at the same time on a separate monitor you have to change the video mode of VLC. I ...
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how can I dedicate more display graphics in Mac OSX Mountain Lion (Vmware)?

I am running Mac OSX Mountain Lion in VMware Workstation 9 and I want to increase the display graphics from 128 mb to maybe about 512mb is there a way to do this? This is my current laptop setup. ...
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AMD Radeon outputs only 1080i (1920x1080@30hz) on Full HD TV

Graphics Card: AMD Radeon r9 270x Screen : Samsung F5000 series 32 inch LED Full HDTV. Cable : HDMI cable connected to my graphics card's HDMI slot, and to my screen's HDMI slot. OS: Windows 8.1 ...
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Dual screen in Windows 7 not working

I cloned an image of my desktop to another desktop with the same hardware. I'm connecting 2 DELL Monitors with DVI-I Dual Link, both of them working on POST,CMOS Setup and Windows Loading, but not on ...
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Weird GPU issue with DVI to HMDI

I've had my GTX 550ti for around 3 years and never have I experienced the problem. My computer is fine when I only have my second display in, which is a DVI display. But when I plugin my main monitor ...
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New GPU. Computer shuts down unexpectedly after (semi) intensive graphics use

I recently purchased a GeForce GTX 760 and ran into this problem. I had a GT 640 to begin with and had no problems what so ever(except for shotty graphics). I installed my GTX, updated my drivers and ...
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Recommended cheap GPUs with dual VGA or DVI-I ports [on hold]

I need to upgrade from integrated graphics for my custom built computer. I need a graphics card with at least 2 VGA/DVI-I ports because I have two monitors with the DVI port used and the VGA port ...
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What should I consider for upgrading the graphic card in my notebook?

I have a rather old (from 2008) Acer Travelmate 5720G, a laptop equipped with a chassis that let me easily access almost all of its hardware components; it makes the option of upgrading them really ...
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What could be the cause of white screen on my HP G6 Pavillion

TLDR: Can a white screen on a laptop be caused by overheating due to running heavy software/ gaming or is it only caused due to faulty cable connection to the screen? Long version: Around 3 weeks ...
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Why do workstation graphics cards cost far more than equivalent consumer graphics cards?

An Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 Ti costs $700, while a Quadro K6000 costs $4000—yet they use the same underlying GK110 core! The same can be said for other workstation GPUs from both Nvidia and AMD. ...
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Will Loading Up My PCI Express Slots Affect GPU Performance?

I wanted to know if loading up my PCI bus with different cards will affect my GPU's gaming performance. I have a ASUS Maximus VI Formula with 3 PCIe x16 3.0 slots and 3 PCIe x1 slots. I have a single ...
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Monitor receives NO SIGNAL after moving computer/changing resolution; I've tried all suggestions on the internet to no avail

Specs Computer: Dell XPS 420 OS: Windows Vista (Not sure 32-bit or 64-bit) Motherboard: Dell BTX motherboard CPU: 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 RAM: 2GB (not sure) Graphics: GeForce 8800 GTX ...
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Display issues with NVIDIA K2100M

Windows 8.1 x64: In Chrome, on the laptop display I see everything fine: Move over to extended display and I get this: Dell UP2414Q Monitor at 3840 x 2160. Have tried different cables, ...
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PSU/GPU/MOBO failing? I'm at a loss here

Here is my total system specification: System Information Time of this report: 11/22/2014, 21:41:56 Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack ...
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how can I force my laptop use nvidia insted intel?

I have a Lenovo G710 laptop with integrated Nvidia GeForce GT 820M and an Intel HD Graphics 4600 card. My problem is the default card is the Intel one, and it provides a very bad performance with ...
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System won't boot: Gigabyte HD 7790 1GB OC GPU issue or Corsair VS550 PSU issue?

Installed a new GPU, and PC won't boot. Turn it on and: No monitor signal at all (tried HDMI and VGA via DVI, on 2 working monitors). CPU and GPU fans DO spin, but No system beeps, no sounds from ...
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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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Can't Use Switchable Graphics

I can't get my switchable graphics cards working on my Acer 4820TG laptop. It came installed with Windows 7, but I've installed the RTM build of Windows 8. I have to keep the "Graphics" setting on the ...
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Monitor goes to sleep over vga but not over hdmi. Over HDMI, it turns off completely under Windows 7

I have a dual monitor setup and just got a new graphics card. My old one was a Gtx 570 and it had two DVI-I ports. I connected both my monitors using an adapter to convert DVI-I to VGA (one of my ...
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you are not currently using a display attached to an nvidia gpu

I bought a Dell n5110 in 2011. I used it to play games. Last week AW also played, but I got a fan problem. (my fan didn't turn on and laptop was shutdown when it overheated) Then I removed the ...
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does my pc supports watch dogs by ubisoft? [on hold]

Does my pc supports watch dogs by ubisoft? I looked for this topic but i found that it is not supported,but i am not sure about it,if anybody knows about it and who has played this game please help ...
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Why can't I setup my Gigabyte Radeon R9 270x for 4 monitors?

I purchased this card and I'm having problems getting it to work with 4 monitors (1-HDMI, 1-DVI, 1-DVI, 1-Displayport)! The box states that the card can run 4 monitors but I can't seem to get it to ...
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Notebook Hybrid Graphic on external monitor

I got an Dell Vostro notebook with AMD Hybrid Graphic. I want to play games on an external monitor, but the problem is, that if you connect an external monitor the notebook uses always the integrated ...
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6870 Wont Accept 3 Monitors?

I have a XFX Radeon HD 6870, and I am using a DVI I to VGA, HDMI to DVI D, and a mini display port to HDMI and only 2 displays work. I have tried all combinations with them.
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multiple monitors “The display settings could not be saved”

I have a 2048MB ATI AMD Radeon R9 270 (ATI) graphics card. Everything works fine with 2 monitors, but when i try to add a third monitor in screen resolution settings this error shows up: "The display ...
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Resolution stuck at 800x600

I just set up a new computer. I built it. AMD 7850k and then connected my old monitor. I'm using it right now to post this I had to connect it to my old computer. I'm using it at resolution of ...
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AMD G-Card and CCC Causing Display Crash

About a week ago my system updated to Windows 8.1 without confirming, and that's when the problems started. My screen had black bars bordering it and after googling the issue I downloaded Catalyst ...
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GPU drivers for Windows 8.1

I bought a MSI HD 5450 graphic card for my Windows 8.1 PC and there are no drivers on MSI site for this card not only for Windows 8.1, but not even for Windows 8. Can I install drivers from from AMD ...
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Decent FPS for my game but experiencing input lag

I play Ghost Recon Phantoms when my wife is not around and my baby is asleep. My PC: Ivy Bridge i3 8GB RAM AMD 7730 (1GB GDDR5) 120GB Intel 330-series SSD I play the game in medium graphics ...
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vsync setting of AMD W9000

After replacing a W9100 for a W9000, I noticed that the vsync slider in amdcccle was set to a different value than before. Does this mean the vsync setting is stored on the card? If so, is there a way ...
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Windows 8 AMD catalyst 14.4 display adapter

I have AMD radeon r7 260x graphics card and a Asrock H61M-GS motherboard. The problem at the moment is that in device manager only display adapter drivers that appear are: Intel(R) HD graphics ...
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Ubuntu is not detecting my Video Card (AMD)

I have an HP laptop with the following specs: CPU: AMD A10-5745M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4 RAM: 8GB VGA: 8670M OS: Ubuntu 14.04 I have already installed the AMD Catalyst drivers but it ...
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Text looks terrible on second display

I'm running Windows 8.1 and have two HDMI TVs hooked up to my PC, one I use regularly and one I've just hooked up as an extended display. Problem is, text looks terrible on my second display! I've ...
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Is it possible to install Steam Os on an APU A4-6300?

I've read about Steam OS here: http://store.steampowered.com/steamos/buildyourown The problem is I don't know if it will run on my future small htpc with this APU from AMD: ...
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Dual graphics compatibility with AMD A-10 7850K?

I see on AMD's official website that to use their Dual Graphics capability, the "recommended" pairing for an AMD A-10 7850K Kaveri APU is an AMD R7 250 series graphics card. Question: To take full ...
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Graphics card vs. motherboard compatibility [on hold]

I have an MSI FM2-A55M-E33 motherboard (also an AMD Athlon x4 750k quad core processor, 4GB RAM, and 520W power supply). Is an Asus AMD Radeon R9 270X OC DirectCU II graphics card compatible?
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BSOD: BAD_POOL_HEADER (It happens often)

I have been expieriencing some BSODS from alot of time. Last time i was brosing the internet and then the BSOD came BAD_POOL_HEADER then i restarted the PC again when i was uninstalling a software it ...
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PC won't start. Not even to BIOS

I have a PC that’s just over a year old. Today, while playing a game, it suddenly shut down and I smelled a slight smell of something burning; no fire, don't worry~ After this “incident” my PC won’t ...
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System requiements for 1080p Videos on external full HD monitor from laptop? [on hold]

System requiements for 1080p Videos on external full HD monitor from laptop without a full HD display? Particularly for Processor, min Ghz? With a) Nvidia CUDA OR ati radeon b) integrated GPU ...
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Windows 7 x64 support for Intel GMA 3650 (or GMA 3600)

I recently purchased an Intel D2700 MUD motherboard and I cannot find drivers for the Win7 x64 integrated graphics (Intel GMA 3650 aka PowerVR sgs545). The accompanying CD contains Win7 x32 version ...
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Does PCI-Express speed affect the memory bandwith and clock speed of my graphics card?

I need to buy a CUDA compatible graphics card for color grading work, and a lot of questions are popping up. Mainly this: If I put a card that supports PCI-E 3.0 into a 2.0 slot, does that have a ...
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Blank screen in Windows 8.1

Recently I bought new computer (AMD FX-6300, 8GB RAM, SSD and GTX650 as graphic card). I installed Windows 8.1. At the beginning everything went well. But after one day I have two strange problems. ...
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new hardware, pc won't display [closed]

I've just upgraded my cpu, psu and gpu, and now my pc isn't booting. I've 8nstalled the fx9590 8 core into the asus crosshair v formula. As the pc booted with no warning led's, i assumed it was the ...
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Sudden massive system temperature spike

I was having a problem with my computer instantly shutting down while playing graphic intensive games with my new GPU. It was suggested that I use a temp monitor bc overheating was suspect. While ...
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Intel HD4000 with 4k HDMI output on Linux

I wonder if I can output 4k resolution (3840 × 2160) @ 30Hz with a Intel HD4000 graphics using Linux and a single HDMI output. I have a Thinkpad Edge E330 with HDMI 1.4. The CPU is an i5-3210M. I ...
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How do I get to know the PCIe version on my Motherboard?

The motherboard doesn't have anything written. Are there any alternative methods to find which version of PCI-Express my slot supports? I am looking for an upgrade and I want to add a PCIE gfx card
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ASUS Anti-Surge Troubleshooting [closed]

I assembled a computer last year, and I've had some trouble, but now I'm at a point where I'm just not sure what the best course of action is. Here is the problem, So about a week ago, I was playing ...