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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Do I need a video card?

I plan on building a computer with Intel Xeon E3 1231v3 which has no GPU: Graphics Specifications Processor Graphics: None on a Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H motherboard which has an onboard ...
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Dual monitors with VGA and HDMI on Intel HD Graphics 4600 with correct screen resolution (Windows 7)

I am running Windows 7. My computer has an Intel HD Graphics 4600 with the latest drivers. I am trying to run dual monitors with two Asus VS228 monitors. The ideal resolution for this is 1920x1080. ...
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Is the Asus Z97 Board integrated Graphics or iGPU, and what is the difference? [duplicate]

I plan to buy an Asus Sabertooth Z97 Mark 1 board, with an Intel Xeon Processor E3-1220 v3 (without graphic). Now I don't know if the Asus board uses an integrated graphics or the graphics from my ...
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Graphics card overheating at 65°C

I ordered parts for my computer a few weeks ago. PSU: Corsair CX 430 CPU: AMD FX 6300 GPU: GeForce GTX 750 Ti RAM: 4GB 1600MHz x2 Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M When I assembled them, I realized ...
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Keep ATI (fglrx) and NVidia (nvidia-current) Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on external disk and 2 computers with ATI and NVidia driver each. Actually I'm using nvidia proprietary as main driver and did not install ATI driver. But after upgrade a day ...
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How do I change the color vibrance/saturation with Intel graphics on my laptop?

The nVidia control panel has an option to adjust the saturation and other properties of the image shown on the screen. Is there any way to do this with the Intel Graphics driver? My laptop model is a ...
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How to change a game's setting to enable a dedicated graphics card?

I have only one video game that refuses to let me select the Nvidia Graphics Card. Some background: I recently got a new laptop (Lenovo Y50), and I have downloaded a ton of games off of my Steam ...
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Video games periodically stutter

About 2 months ago, video games on my computer have suddenly started to periodically stutter. Normally, I run them fine, but now, about every 1 minute, the game starts to run at approx. 5 FPS for ...
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Does this Motherboard support 2 Graphics Cards

hello i've just bought new pc gamer with this motherboard, i've already nvidia geforce gtx750 and i want to add another 3d graphic card, is it possible to support another one ? ps: my power supply is ...
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Can my AMD Radeon HD 6950 graphics card take a minidisplay port to displayport?

So I've had my AMD Radeon HD 6950 for around 3 years now, and I've always had 2 DVI's connected to it. I have decided that I would like to connect another monitor to it, without buying another card. ...
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ATI and Ctrl+Shift+F11

I have a Radeon HD 6850 and when I push ctrl+shift+f11, it decides to do some really stupid thing and change the colors. Pushing ctrl+shift+f11 does absolutely nothing. Taking a print screen gives me ...
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3D Vision gaming with NVidia GTX 470 and Epson EH-TW6100

I'm getting really confused about the requirements for 3D vision gaming using NVidia GTX 470 and Epson EH-TW6100. There's some info about this online in various forums, however a lot of it is ...
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can't play HD, system lags a lot. Video is slower than the audio?

Computer Statistics..... CPU-Celeron D 3.06 GHz. Graphic card-Nvdia G Force 6600 256MB RAM- 2GB DDR1 When ever I play HD, like 730P or more, my system lags a lot. The video is slower than the audio. ...
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Huge UI elements in Crunchbang

I have just installed Crunchbang on my Desktop, and windows and menus appear incredibly enlarged. When I right click the context menu fills the screen, for example. My graphics card is the Radeon HD ...
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Lines in the External Monitor Display

I'm hoping you can help me. I got a new Lenovo Thinkpad T430 for work. I use an external monitor, attached via vga cord, and I'm having a problem: I get little horizontal lines on the monitor. It's ...
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What are the impact on underpowering my motherboard/graphic card?

I recently had to change my PSU and the one that was given to me has not enough power cables to fully plug every plug in the motherboard and the graphic card. It seems to work just fine though, and ...
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Can I use PCI-Express card slot (/54) to override internal graphics card on laptop?

I have an HP Pavilion DV2701TX special edition laptop. It has Nvidia 8400M GS graphics card embedded into the motherboard. There is a problem with the graphics card, it just dies out after use of a ...
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How do I hookup a dual video card Crossfire rig to a single monitor?

I just received a new Alienware box preinstalled with two nice shiny ATI 6950 graphics cards. My goal is to use both of them to give me really good resolution and frame rate on my single monitor. ...
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Will a gtx 760 4GB work in a alienware X51 with the 330 watt psu? [closed]

I have a alienware X51 with the specs of: PSU: 330W CPU: I5 3450 3.1GHZ RAM: 8GB 1600MHZ GPU: GT 640 1GB GDDR5 HDD: 1TB 7200 RPM I just want a plain and simple answer and to know if it won't ...
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Graphics Card Alienware area 51 m15x laptop

I am trying to troubleshoot to isolate the problem (This laptop was dropped) all the lights turn on but the screen is black, so it seems to be the graphics card. I have another alienware laptop that ...
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Setting up Dual Monitors (DVI) on a Dual Graphics card, Alienware, AMD Radeon 6900 Series

Background Recently, I ordered an Alienware Aurora, Windows 7 Professional, with Double AMD Radeon™ HD 6950 CrossfireX™ at 2 GB each. So, it's got a total of 4 slots. Along side with that order, I ...
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Why does my monitor flicker until I change resolution?

I have one Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2 GB DDR5 Graphics card in my computer. Everything used to work great. One day my friend and I flipped the switch on it to enable overclocking and I overclocked for ...
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Flickering and 2D graphic errors in DX11 mode in fullscreen on AMD HD 5970

I have recently gotten an AMD Sapphire HD 5970 2GB video card. This seems to consist of two 1GB cards on the same chip (there is a crossfireX option but the card otherwise has only one PCI-E ...
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Monitor weirdness/flickering with new Vaio PCG-3112L

I have a Sony VAIO PCG-3112L running Windows 7. It worked fine on one monitor, but now I'm using it with a 2 year old LG Flatron W2252TQ-TF. The colors are sorta off (although that might just be the ...
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Extending laptop across 3 monitors

I currently have a Sager NP9150 gaming laptop. The machine comes with a DVI, HDMI, and display port. I currently have a Dell monitor and a TV connected - the monitor with a DVI and the TV with a vga ...
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AMD A10 7700K + ATI Radeon HD 6850 with 6 Monitors

I'm running a workstation with (hopefully) 6 montiors under LM17 Cínnamon, 64-bit. The AMD ATI Radeon HD 6850 comes with 2x DVI, HDMI and DP to connect to 4 displays. Which work fine under the ...
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Virtual Machines: What components should I upgrade to improve running virtual machines?

at work I need to have one or sometimes two instances of a vmware virtual Windows 7 machine running on my real Windows 7 machine. The computer I'm using is Dell Precision 490 from 2009 I believe, ...
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How do I know my video card is good enough for running bluestacks

I run bluestacks and I keep seeing initializing. Some says that bluestacks require high end video card. My video card is: NVIDIA GeForce 210 according to belarc advisor. Should I buy better video ...
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Integrated graphics card being used over NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M in Toshiba laptop?

On my Toshiba laptop with a discrete GeForce GT 540M graphics card, as well an integrated Intel HD 3000, it seems like the discrete graphics card is never used. Games run like the Intel HD 3000 is ...
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Windows 7: Switching between Nvidia GPU and onboard intel HD graphics in desktop PC

I have a desktop computer with an Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 motherboard (Z68 chipset) and an EVGA GTX 770 GPU. The GTX 770 is great for gaming, but it runs quite hot, the dual fans are noisy, draws a ...
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“DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE” on Windows 8.1

I'll jump straight into details and the steps of what I did to have made my laptop showing BSOD. Earlier time when I first bought this laptop: 1. Launched and played a game 2. Game playing halfway ...
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ATI radeon hd 5450 Graphics Card Issues

I have an Old Dell Optiplex 755 SFF with an Intel Core 2 Processor (windows 7). Now This can hold a PCI-E x16 port. Now I got an ATI Radeon HD 5450 low profile. I plugged and played and it fits ...
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4 Monitor Extended Desktop MoBo Graphics Combination

I need to put together a 4-monitor extended desktop setup for non-gaming purposes. All 4 monitors are supposed to display at 1920X1080. Any suggestions as to what motherboard/graphics card combination ...
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Driver for AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200

I have Gateway NV53 nootebook and I just reinstalled my windows 7 . Before the reinstal I had display adapter - AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 like this - After I reinstalled the ...
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connecting DVI monitor to HDMI port

Can I connect computer monitor with the case by using DVI to HDMI cable? monitor side is DVI and the case side id HDMI. I want to choose the correct cable for this connection. My graphic card is 2 GB ...
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GeForce SLI to run 4K

I've found a pretty sweet GTX 760 from Gigabyte, Byt it only supports 2560 x 1600 graphics... Would it be possible to get 4K by running 2 of theese in SLI? If yes, would it require me to do something ...
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Blue screen of death - graphics card?

I recently acquired a new computer running Windows 7 with NVidia Quadro FX 3400/4400 graphics card. I noticed something was wrong when I tried playing a game and it went at about 0.1 fps. I went to ...
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Why is X using only two of my monitors?

I have a desktop machine with Intel QM77MK motherboard and NVidia Quadro 600 PCIe card. The motherboard has DisplayPort, DVI-I and DVI-D connections, while the Quadro has DVI and DisplayPort. I've ...
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Is this video card good for 3 monitors? [closed]

Video card: http://www.amazon.de/Zotac-NVIDIA-GeForce-Grafikkarte-Speicher/dp/B00D4KCSHG/ref=sr_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1408575042&sr=8-11&keywords=grafikkarte 3 Monitors like this: ...
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Nvidia Quadro 4000 at VERY high idle temperature

My Nvidia Quadro 4000 is running at ~70°C (idle, GPU have 0,1% load) in a very cold environment (server room with air conditioning). Is that normal? How can I fix this? The card is not covered by ...
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computer randomly restarting. both in game and out of game

first my specs are. AMD Phenom II x4 955 processor 3.2ghz 20gb ddr3 ram 4Gb Nvidia Geforce GTX 770 850w Corsair tx850w psu Gigabyte ud3 mobo Windows 7 professional I recently uprgraded my vid card ...
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How to switch off Series 9 Samsung NP900X3C-A03AU “smart stay” display

I have a NP900X3C-A03AU am often in situations where 2 sets of eyes are looking at my screen. The automatic dimming of the screen when your not looking at it to save battery is not working for me. ...
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AMD Radeon R9 graphics card won't display my second screen

I have recently built a new Windows 8.1 gaming PC and I am using the AMD Radeon R9 280 Black Double Dissipation Edition. It works a treat except I seem to have an issue whereby I cannot get my second ...
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Surface Pro 2 DisplayPort 1.2 since recent update

I'm using the Surface Pro 2 and two Dell U2414H Displays connected via DaisyChain (Displayport to first monitor and then from the first monitor to the second monitor). This worked a long time, but 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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Why does modern graphics with 2Gb memory come with VGA output?

I recently bought a new computer with a ATI HD8570 2GB (VGA+HDMI). I pay top dollars for a powerful graphics card. I have two (older) monitors from Dell 1600*900 which have a DVI input and a VGA ...
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Anyone know how to install a new graphics card on the Thinkpad T400?

Is that even possible? I know that it's hard to install new hardware on laptops, but it would be doable on a Thinkpad. The reason why I want a new graphics card is because the one I have is not ...
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Machine turns off with different graphics card; who's the culprit?

A machine that I own does run quite stable in its current configuration. It has been running with a GeForce GTX 295 for a couple of years. That card used quite a lot of power, produced lots of heat ...
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Display on secondary video card (Nvidia 8400 GS): horrible refresh, bogs system

This is my work computer, but it's a small shop. We do business software development. The most hardcore thing we create is some web animations with html5 and fancy javascript/css. The base machine ...
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Can dedicated video cards be deactivated in laptops? [closed]

Let's say the computer has the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 thingy, and nVidia GeForce GTX 760M 2GB. What if I don't want the nVidia graphics, but I have to buy the computer because there isn't ...