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

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3D rendering JavaFX

I have a computer with specifications similar to this: DirectX 11.0 Processor Type DualCore Intel Atom D525, 1800 MHz (9 x 200) Board Name Mother Positive POS-EINM10CB Motherboard Chipset Intel ...
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AMD graphic card not working after upgrading to Windows 8.1 on a Dell 3521

My Dell 3521 came with Windows 8. I recently upgraded it to Windows 8.1, but since then it is using Intel HD onBoard graphics. I installed the latest drivers for amd but still it picks onboard ...
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Falcon BMS - Forcing screen resolutions to work for oculus rift (To get stereo to work)

I am working on getting the game Falcon 4 (bms) to work with the oculus rift. The only issue I envision is what I have trouble with now. The game has 2 stages (menu, 3d world). The menu creates a ...
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Google Earth and Remote Desktop on LAN graphic card incompatibility

I have a Windows 7 PC with Google Earth installed. Sometimes I need to connect with Microsoft Remote Desktop from my MacBook Pro to the Windows 7 PC. If I've Google Earth (Pro or not) already opened ...
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Video card not working only on one computer

I got this weird problem. My girlfriends computer suddenly just stopped displaying any picture oon the screen. Video card is Nvidia GF9400GT, which is originally silent, but I've added one 60mm fan to ...
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Is a AMD Radeon HD 8570 capable of Split View Dual Monitor via DVI?

I have a PC with a AMD Radeon HD 8570. I was under the understanding I could connect two monitors to the DVI output with a splitter. The DVI splitter I have has all the pins, but it still only gives ...
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Dell Latitude D520 and PD01X Extended D-Dock — video card w/ internal monitor?

I've recently purchased a used Dell Latitude D520 and also bought the PD01X Extended D-Dock (includes a modular bay and an internal PCI slot that can accept a short full height card, possibly a full ...
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How to play high definition movies on an old computer?

Is there a scanner that could scan my computer and recommend hardware updates to do? Actually I have an old PC and very annoying problem do not be able to see the HDTV or DVD videos that exceed ...
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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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ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q Stuck at 24hz (DisplayPort connection)

So, as the title states, I'm having an issue with my new monitor. It just came yesterday. Last night, it worked beautifully. No issues. It was flawless. When I booted up my computer today after ...
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Why does my general frame rate slow down to 40fps randomly?

This has been bugging me for a while. Every once in a while, I find my computer to be sort of laggy and I thought it was because it was busy or something. However, I recently noticed that it wasn't ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't see the second monitor

I've got vanilla Ubuntu 12.04 lts, GeForce GTX560 and Core -i7 2600's integrated card (on desktop based on ASUS P8H61-MX). The system seems to detect NVidia videocard (lspci shows that there is ...
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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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How can I use two monitors with my radeon 6450 graphics card?

I have a computer with an integrated gpu on the motherboard. Because I wanted to use two monitors and my motherboard only has one VGA port, I bought an ATI radeon HD 6450. Both my monitors have a VGA ...
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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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FPS lags with new acer aspire 5755G

The title is kind of self explanatory, as my new laptop lags and has FPS drops. For example my FPS in Starcraft 2 hovers around 20 and constantly drops to 1 with low settings when I know it should run ...
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How can I measure the power consumption of the different devices connected to my computer?

I recently bought a new graphics card and I want to see if I am going to run into problems trying to use it with my desktop's measly 300W power supply. I am running Ubuntu 14.04. Is there anyway ...
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What is CPU bottlenecks and how does it affect me?

First some facts: I have an MSI GT70 gaming laptop equipped with a GeForce GTX 780M 4GB graphics card. I am considering upgrading to an MSI GT72 equipped with a GTX 980M 8GB graphics card. I play all ...
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Installing drivers for switchable graphics

I recently bought a laptop that came with Windows 7 64-bit installed. I have some older (16-bit and 32-bit) software that doesn't work with 64-bit Windows, but works just fine with 32-bit. Since I ...
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Dedicated video memory 0mb, system video memory 0mb. Is my Intel and Nvidia graphic cards are not working?

System configuration : HP model - 15-r014tx, i5, 4gb ram, 2gb NVidia, intel graphic adapter, windows 8.1. When I right click desktop > screen resolution > advance setting. It shows following ...
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How To Track Processes That Use Discrete Graphic Card

How do I know which processes or background applications are using my discrete card? By default, my laptop won't be using discrete graphic card unless gaming. But now, even when I'm not gaming, the ...
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Maximum available resolution is 1080x1920 when connecting UHD monitor using hdmi

I just purchased a 4k Samsung Monitor (Samsung u28d590ds), and the problem is that when I connect to my laptop through hdmi the maximum available resolution is 1080x1920. From what I understood is ...
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How to know if the motherboard support a graphics card

This is my mother board: http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/ConRoe1333-D667%20R1.0/index.it.asp I can't find what pci-express verion it implements. I want to buy this graphics card with pci-express 2.1: ...
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What happens if I upgrade 2X2 GB RAM in my laptop to 2X4 GB?

My Laptop has following specs :- 2X2 GB RAM (2.99 GB usable) Intel core i5 @2.4 GHz quad core processor (2nd generation...maybe ) 1 GB Graphics card (utilizing memory from RAM) EDIT : 1) Also ...
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Graphics card burnt. Cannot install windows 7 [on hold]

A couple of months ago, my graphics card got burnt due to over heating of the laptop. It simply won't boot. I tried a reinstallation, but in the middle of the installation when it started installing ...
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Monitors consistently powering on and off for roughly one hour after being turned on. What might be the culprit?

I connected 3 external monitors to a Surface Pro 2 (Windows 8) by placing the device in the Surface Docking Station, and connecting: One USB port to a single HDMI cable via an External Graphics Card ...
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GPU overheat while in linux textmode

I just put an old Nvidia 6600 GT card in my server that is only running in text mode (debian/linux console) but the sensors show a 101-105°C temperature. The card has only passive cooling (no fan). ...
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Is it safe to use a dummy hdmi plug?

I want to connect a "dummy hdmi plug" to my graphics card to enable a extended screen and show the contents of the extended screen on my tablet (over vnc), can I damage my graphics card if I use one ...
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Why set more bits per channel than the screen supports?

AMD CCC has a "preferred color depth" option that has BPC (Bits Per Channel) values of 8 and 10 and 12. I've set it to the least BPC in order to try to increase fps rendering. (I suspect the screen is ...
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will using the 2 graphics cards lower my system performance

my friend gave me a gaming computer from 2-3 years ago and he gave me a radeon hd6570 2gb ddr3 the old graphics card in there is a xfx geforce 9500 gt and my power supply is 460Watt can i put both ...
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Gigabyte GV-N680OC-4GD causes Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 not to boot

Building a new system, the mother board is the Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 with F7+ Bios version. The Graphics card is the Gigabyte GV-N680OC-4GD. At power on, the system hangs on the BIOS splash screen, it ...
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GeForce 7200 overheating

I've got NVIDIA GeForce 7300 SE/7200 GS As you can see the video card doesn't have a cooler and doesn't have a connector for it. It is a passively-cooled video card: Memory Size - 128 MB ...
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Radeon R290 keeps shutting down after heavy load

First back story: My Gaming PC mostly consists of older (but very expensive) Hardware. In This case it is a DELL Precision T7400 with 2x Intel E5440 and 32GB RAM (i threw 3 broken models together and ...
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Display automatically switches between “PC Screen Only” & “Duplicate” projection options

The display switches automatically (with no pattern) between "PC Screen Only" & "Duplicate" projection options, which is resolved temporarily then by using Windows+P >> PC Screen Only. But, ...
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Radeon HD 4850 X2 Graphics card causing PC intermittent rebooting?

I know similar questions have been asked before, but I just can't seem to figure out what's wrong. I have upgraded to the Radeon HD 4850 x2 and have installed and configured everything properly. I ...
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Disable discrete graphics card on MacBook Pro Early 2011

I have an early 2011 MacBook Pro that is affected by the well known problem on the graphics card (AMD 6490M 256MB). Apple Forum thread Hopefully waiting for an Apple replacement program I want to ...
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lspci: what do Revision Number and PCI Class mean?

I have a notebook Lenovo IdeaPad G500A (59-381065). OS: openSUSE 13.1. My video cards are Intel HD Graphics 4000 and AMD Radeon HD 8750M; # lspci | grep 'VGA\|ATI' 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Can my 300W power supply handle this graphics card?

I want to but this graphics card: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IDG3IDO/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_?ie=UTF8&psc=1 It says it requires 300W or more. My power-supply is 300 max. Does ...
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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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Certain text looks bitty on PC

A few days ago, I found out that a few keys on my keyboard weren't working. All the keys to the left of Q, A and Z including those keys. I then replaced this keyboard with a very old one that I had ...
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New GTX 970 running on PCI-E 1.1 x16 instead of 2.0

I recently purchased a GTX 970 for my system and all seemed to be fine, drivers install perfectly, games run OK if not a little under what I would have expected (this is probably due to my CPU not ...
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nvidia-smi reports ERR! for temperature of card

I am stress testing some of the cards on our GPU node and after running a bunch of jobs on a single card (card #1), nvidia-smi takes a long time to respond from that card and the temp reads ERR!. ...
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Send out audio only with HDMI from an AMD Radeon Video Card

Recently just got a 4K monitor, in order to use 4K@60Hz, I have to connect it with a DP cable but also I connect my computer to a AV receiver via HDMI cable - apparently I don't need video over HDMI ...
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Stuck with 16bit colors and Device Error Code 43

I had bought nVidia GeForce GT530 video card for my friend today, His PC works on Windows 7 SP1 and the motherboard is Asrock G41M-S3 with 2GB RAM, Core 2 Duo CPU. I installed the video card with the ...
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Get max resolution from my i7 2600k

I have an Intel i7 2600k in my z77 Extreme 4 mobo. I know it's "last generation" but I love it ;) it runs smooth and without problems but I have a new need now: I want to put a high res monitor on ...
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3 Screen Setup with 2 MiniDP, 1 HDMI, 1 DVI Port Available?

I have a GPU with 2 mini display ports, a dvi port, and an hdmi port. I have previously tried to set up three screens with this but wasn't able to do so as the displayport screen didn't show anything. ...
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Changing VGA cable on Debian lowers resolution

I just changed my VGA cable and Debian says my maximum resolution (in display) can only go upto 1024x768. I have a 32inch LED monitor that supports a maximum of 1920x1440 (aka the maximum that VGA ...
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External monitor disappears when monitors go to sleep mode

Setup: I have Lenovo U330p laptop with Win8.1 and an external monitor (HP ZR2330w). The monitor is connected with DVI(monitor end) <-> HDMI (laptop end) cable. History: The setup has been ...
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Could not load the file or assembly 'MOM.Implementation…' after Windows 8 login

I have a HP Pavilion HDX9000 with these characteristics: Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo T7500 ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 XT I want to install Windows 8 (32-bit) but I did not found drivers ATI for W8, ...
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PCIe slot for R5 230 AMD Radeon card

For an AMD Radeon R5 230 Silent graphic card what is the minimum PCIe slot that I should use in order to get the most out of the card? My motherboard has: 1 PCIe 3.0 16x 1 PCIe 3.0 8x 1 PCIe 2.0 16x ...