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

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Make HDMI primary output on NVIDIA card?

I have an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti. In Windows 7, when I select the "Computer Only" option for my display settings, it enabled the monitor I use as my second monitor (DVI output) instead of the ...
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Radeon HD 7700 causes monitor to go into power saving mode

I have a LG Flatron M1717A monitor that has a VGA interface. When I bought a new computer with a HD 7700 card the monitor started going to power saving mode after the Windows loading screen. The ...
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Geforce GTX-960 phantom prevents PC from boot

I bought a GTX-960 phantom, which I plugged into my PC but now it won't boot anymore. The only thing that shows up is the first screen wich says "American Megatrends" (Motherboard manufacturer).I ...
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Choppy CSS3 animations in all browsers on yoga pro 2

This might seem as a broad question because I don't know where to start. When I compare the same CSS3 animations between my old Lenovo Yoga 13 and my new Lenovo Yoga 2 pro, my old laptop performs much ...
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Single r9 290 and 3 u2515h monitors

I am currently running two R9 290's in xfire powering three 1080p U2311H monitors. As I don't game anywhere near as much as I thought I would, I am selling one of the R9 290's. My question is, can ...
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Faint Screen Flickering (only in DX apps?)

I have recently bought an MSI Radeon R9 270 GPU, and while it seems to work alright, I've been getting this very weird issue, mainly in games. There happens to be a very faint screen flickering all ...
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integrated intel graphics 3D acceleration probem with Linux on ThinkPad S531

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad S531 running OpenSuse 12.3 64bit. This notebook has the following graphics cards: - integrated Intel HD 4000 - discrete (muxless) AMD Radeon HD 8670M After the standard ...
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External video card prevents liveUSB bootup

External video card prevents liveUSB bootup Whenever I attempt to boot any Ubuntu liveUSB with a PCI video card installed, I see the initial ubuntu screen then it reverts to a text screen with the ...
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PC black screen and fast fans

so I've had big issues with my computer for about 2 months now. After 2 years, my video card seemingly died, so I bought a 280x as a replacement. Well after 2 months, if supposedly failed as well, so ...
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AMD Radeon HD 6700M on Windows 8.1

I have a problem with my notebook. I have just upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, and I got my graphics cards messed up. I have two of them, an integrated Intel one and an external AMD one. I ...
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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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Unable to change display brightness in Win 8.1

I upgraded my Sony SVF15A13SN -- which came with Windows 8 out of the box -- to Windows 8.1 yesterday, and have been unable to change my screen's brightness since; it's stuck on maximum. I could ...
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How can I disable the onboard GPU on my laptop?

I have a problem getting my computer to run a game. The problem is I can't run it by using my NVIDIA GPU. My computer insists on running it using the integrated GPU. I tried some methods to force it ...
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Can this PSU do me well with other components? [on hold]

Can this PSU CHIEFTEC GPS-600A8 600W Smart series do well with my other components, because im going to upgrade my graphic card to MSi N760 Hawk OC. CPU: Intel i5 3570k @ 3.8Ghz [OC'ed] MOBO: Msi ...
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Is it possible upgrade my laptop so photorealistic virtual images take less time to render? [on hold]

I use 'Virtual Worlds 3D design software' to render photorealistic images of bathroom & kitchen designs. On the settings I feel produce the best results for the client, it can take 20 - 30 mins ...
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What specs must a graphics card have to power a 5K monitor?

I'm interested in purchasing a Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor (UP2715K), but while looking for graphics cards to buy, I'm unsure how I could determine whether they support a resolution of ...
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New pci-e video card makes computer not boot

I'm trying to upgrade the video card on my Dell Vostro 460 mini tower (from 2011, i5 3.something GHz, 4GB RAM). The card is a "Gigabyte Radeon R7 250X 1GB 1x HDMI, 1x DVI, 2x Display Port PCI-e". This ...
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VGA can't detect Monitor and turn to sleep mode

I have my new PC for a 4 months, everything worked perfect till one morning I turned it on, and the monitor (SAMSUNG) tried to detect the graphic card (ASUS R9 290) without any success and turned to ...
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EVGA Geforce GTX 760 ACX Installation issues

I recently purchased a new Geforce gtx 760 from EVGA with ACX cooling, and I'm quite confused with the power supply. The card came with 2 PCI connectors, however one was a 6-pin and the other was an ...
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Ubuntu AMD Graphics card Drivers (AMD r9 275)

I have a Lenovo y40-80 with an AMD Radeon R9 275 graphics card. I installed the AMD Catalyst Control drivers on Ubuntu Gnome, but in my settings it says my graphics card is a TROPO XTX (6820). Here ...
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low profile gpu 280W PSU PCI 25w [on hold]

I have this list of low profile GPUs: HD 6670 - max power 66 Watts PSU 400 watts & 27amps HD 6570 - max power 60 Watts PSU 400 Watt & 27 Amps HD 6450 - max power 18 watts PSU 300 Watt & ...
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Driving two Dell UP2715K monitors

I have been using a Dell UP2715K happily with a Nvidia NVS 510 card. It drives the screen at full res (5120x2880) and 60Hz refresh without problems, using a pair of DisplayPort cables. The card is ...
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Is motherboard built-in (onboard) graphics with 256 MB memory sufficient to support a screen with resolution 1080x1920?

My Intel (DG33) motherboard has 256MB built in graphics memory. I want to buy a monitor whose resolution is 1080*1920. To support this resolution, do I have to buy a graphics card or built in ...
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DisplayPort to DVI not working on Quadro FX 580

I have a PNY NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 graphics card with 1x DVI and 2x DisplayPorts. The DVI port works fine with both my Viewsonic monitors but I cannot get either of the DPs to work using the supplied ...
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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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What causes this GPU condition and how to fix it?

I don't know how to exactly describe this behaviour of GPU in English, so I couldn't hit a solution on google. The GPU is a PowerColor Radeon HD6870. The symptoms started when the GPU was 2 months ...
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Professional OpenCL on laptops: does the Alienware Graphics Amplifier work with W9000 or other top OpenCL cards?

Given Nvidia's lowe regard to OpenCL (still stuck in 1.1 after years in many latest generation cards), I wonder if anyone out there knows whether OpenCL 1.2 or 2.0 can be run on an Alienware Graphics ...
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windows 7 doesn't allow my third monitor to work

I have an "ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650" Graphics card, with 1 VGA and 1 HDMI port, + main monitor on my laptop and 2 external monitors. I'm trying to connect my third monitor but whenever I try to ...
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Which GPU does BIOS use for video output? Or is GPU involved at all?

As the answer to my question may differ depending on the specific hardware of a computer, I will limit my discussion to common PCs that we use everyday. The reason for asking this question is to try ...
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Mouse Lag on External Monitor

Hooked up my new USB Docking Station in order to add a third monitor to my laptop. I'm running one monitor directly from the HDMI port on my laptop and one from the DVI-to-VGA on the docking station. ...
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16x PCI express capable card running on a 8x slot. Will there be any noticeable performance difference?

Unfortunately, the x16 PCI express slot from my motherboard got damaged. I decided to stick the card in the 8x slot instead so I could use my computer while I gather the money to upgrade my system. ...
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Why does my screen turn black after installing ATI on Ubuntu 10.04?

I'm having a problem installing the drivers for my video card. I've just finished installing the driver, rebooted the OS, and the monitor starts up in energy saving mode and doesn't boot Ubuntu. What ...
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Problems with Macbook Pro '13 Retina screen

I have a weird issue in my retina screen: Apple Applications have clear graphics, but when it comes to open other applications (eg: Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop), all of the graphics stay blurred ...
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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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distorted lines across entire screen, also on replaced lcd, but ext. monitor works, advice?

My computer: Dell Latitude D620 I have these lines going horizontally across my entire screen making it completely illegible. So naturally I replaced the monitor. However similar pattern of ...
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Black border AMD Catalyst Control Center scaling option setting resets after reboot/sleep /log of …windows

I have connected my 22 inch full hd moniter to my pc by HDMI cable . my graphic card is : ATI radeon hd 4550 . there is black border around of my screen like this : So I run AMD Catalyst Control ...
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How do I identify counterfeit hardware?

A peer recently told me to be aware of counterfeit Intel CPUs. I built my PC just last year and now I’m afraid I might be affected. How would I discover counterfeit hardware? My PC: GPU: Asus GTX 780 ...
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black border around screen ati radeon hd 4550 graphic card on hdmi on windows 7 32bit [duplicate]

I have bought a LG monitor 22 inch when I connect my PC buy HDMI cable to it there is a black border around the screen like this : my graphic card model is ATI hd 4550 .I have with her searched ...
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MSI GTX 560 Ti Twin Frozr II fans stuttering/not working

I've narrowed down some performance issues I've been having to problems with the fans on the graphics card. One fan will rapidly spin for a second, then stop for a second, repeating forever. The ...
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How to manage a Radeon GPU along with FirePRO

I will be getting an AMD FirePRO very soon and I want to use it in my personal computer. My motherboard and PSU can power both my Radeon and FirePRO, but I need to make sure they don't interfere with ...
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Mirror Drivers not working on Windows 7 64 bit computer

I am having an issue getting any mirror driver to work properly on my computer. I always seem to get the same issue no matter which driver I user. I have tried the Mirror Driver in UltraVNC and Also ...
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Can I use motherboard sound HDMI outputs at same time at seperate card? And is it worth upgrading to 4 speakers from 5? [on hold]

I'm planning on building a new PC soon, with an ASUS H81M-PLUS motherboard. I currently use an external USB DAC into my seperates system for sound - and its great. But I use a 2 channel amp with two ...
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How do I set up a 4K TV via HDMI to my PC? (Getting mouse/video lag)

I recently purchased a Hisense HLUD58XT880 LCD TV (LCD flat-panel with 3840x2160 native resolution). I have plugged my PC into the HDMI (UHD) port on the TV. My PC is running Windows 8.1 with a ATI ...
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Disable Intel HD memory consumption

I have Intel Core i3 540 CPU with integrated Intel HD video and external videocard too. Even if I'm not using Intel HD it still takes some of my RAM: "My Computer" dialog shows I have 3.87 of 4.00 GB ...
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System Interrupts and Antimalware Service Executable eating up CPU

I have Windows 8.1 Pro N x64 on my Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5965 and there are two processes in Task Manager that is eating up my CPU. System Interrupts take up 1%-29% of CPU Power (It changes a lot) ...
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How to uninstall AMD Display Driver from other install of Windows

So my Windows 7 had a BSOD from an Ati driver file then restarting only gives me some wierd coloured lines at the top of the screen. Starting in safe mode causes the boot up to freeze at AtiPcie.sys ...
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GeForce 9600GT support for dual monitor setup

I have a NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT (point of view, link) on an Asus M2V-MX motherboard. The card has one DVI, HDMI and S-Video output. The graphics card does not seem to support dual monitors: the driver ...
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Replacing the GPU of my Lenovo M58e type 7306 to GeForce GT 730

Is the GeForce GT 730 compatible with the Lenovo M58e type 730? Here are the specs: http://support.lenovo.com/en/documents/pd003645#stor
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Full computer freeze with audio stuttering after playing games for a period of time

I've been having a problem with my computer freezing completely when playing games like LA Noire or SW:TOR (yay early access!). Basically, what happens is I will play for around an hour or so ...
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ASUS M2N68 BEEP 1 long, 3 short, Tried everithing, works only with one video card

I have the following configuration: ASUS M2N68 Rev.2 AMD AM2 5400+ 2x1 Gb Kingston DDR800 GeForce 8400GS 256M/64B PCIx SL500-A PSU The PC works like a charm for years until I accidentally pressed ...