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How can I see the current bandwidth use of the dedicated graphics memory?

Can I calculate it using the values I see on gpu-z? can it actually be calculated or monitored?
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Windows 8 won't run two NVIDIA cards simultaneously

I had a NVIDIA GeForce 6500 graphics card that was working great (I had one screen using the DVI and one using the S-Video), I just installed a new NVIDIA GeForce G210. The new card seems to work but ...
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Rectification of handheld scanned image

I am trying to reproduce the image of a painting printed in a heavy book. This circumstance makes impossible to use a flat bed scanner for the job. So I am using a handheld one. After several tries I ...
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Text is distorted in fresh Ubuntu installation

I've just completed a fresh first install of Ubuntu 64-bit 12.10 and very regularly the on-screen text is distorted. How could I fix this?
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Photoshop showing Black where shades of blue should be

Photoshop is showing black where colors should be. I assume this must be a graphics issue, but I'm on the latest graphics card driver (I have a Radeon 7870), and I believe Photoshop is updated as much ...
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Linux OS for Mac PowerBook g3 (1998)

So I got a PowerBook G3 off EBay (I don't know why, I just did) and it arrived. Now that I have it i realised that is nearly useless running Mac OS 9. My question is : Is there a Linux distro, like ...
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Having two graphic cards at the same time [closed]

I have a ATI HD5870 graphic card as my main one but I need to use CUDA so I bought a Geforce GT630. Can I plug them both in my PCI-E slots? I obviously want to use one at a time (I have one monitor ...
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Error installing Nvidia proprietary driver on Fedora 18

I'm trying to install the Nvidia proprietary driver (Geforce 525M) but I'm getting this error: ERROR: Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.ko'. This is most likely because the kernel ...
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I have an older Dell laptop and the display to an external monitor is bad [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I upgrade my laptop’s video RAM? I have an older Dell laptop and the display to an external monitor is bad. It has lines and flickers and doesn't look good on a ...
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OpenCL on ATI Radeon HD 4650

From some time I have had an Radeon HD 4650 AGP graphic card. I wanted to start mining on my GPU, as it brings more BTC, but miners are not able to find my card. I've checked it with GPU Caps ...
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Can a picture file be renamed based on a unique barcode contained within the picture?

I have a collection of about 3,000 photographs that represent my company's product line. Each picture is taken inside a special light box. A unique barcode representing the product is generated, ...
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How can I make alternate pixels transparent in a .png file?

I have a .png file I would like to display on Google Maps as a semi-transparent overlay. In order to do this, I would like to make approximately every other pixel in the .png file transparent. (The ...
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Windows Experience Index memory subscore goes up with added graphics card

After installing a nvidia graphics card in a pcie slot, the memory subscore jumps from 5.9 to 6.7. Could this have to do with my previous integrated graphics using some memory. I have 4 gb of ram dual ...
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Multi-Monitor video playback with controls one screen and video on another

I am looking for a free piece of software that will allow me to play a video/DVD on two monitors. I don't want to span the video. Ideally I would like to have the full-screen video play on my second ...
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How can I disable the NVIDIA Optimus chip?

To this question, it may sound like there are a lot of confliction with this question already, well... let me explain first: Ubuntu 11.04 - disable NVIDIA graphics card -- To this, I am using Arch ...
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FPS dropping in several game despite formated hard drive [closed]

I have a big problem with fps-drop when playing different games. Ex. CS 1.6, having 100fps drops down to 30-50, same problem in games like LoL and WOW, tho I drop down to 7-10 in WOW... I have ...
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Win7 Graphic distortion after opening game

I installed Windows 7 on MBP 13" 2012 using bootcamp. I have downloaded all drivers etc, system is updated. When I open EvE Online game client, the application works normally, although the graphics in ...
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Windows 8 screen glitches after upgrading NVIDIA GPU

In the beginning, I had a NVIDIA 9600GT graphics card, and Windows 8 was smoothly running on it. Then, I bought a GTX 650 Ti, and inserted it into my computer instead of the 9600gt. When I booted up ...
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Optimize graphics performance with (2) attached displays

I have a retina MacBook Pro and 2 cinema displays attached to it. If I unplug the displays I get quite good performance in games, obviously when they are attached that's not the case (because the VRAM ...
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Graphics card isn't performing as expected [closed]

I have just upgraded from a Sapphire AMD 6670 2 GB graphics card to a Nvidia GTX 650 TI 2 GB SSC and my Windows Experiance index has gone from 6.8 to 7.7. When playing games I am seeing no ...
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Six monitor support

I have a new custom built computer with the following graphics cards in it: XFX Double D HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu Properly with graphics card

I have AMD radeon 7470M 1gb garphics card, i installed ubuntu in the nomodeset, after my first boot, i jst opened it from boot screen by pressing 'e' and replaced “quiet splash” with "nomodeset", it ...
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Intel HD 4000 and ATI graphics using both possible? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Intel integrated graphics 4000 with AMD Radeon HD 6850 I have Intel HD 4000 graphics with two DVI outputs on board. Is it possible to use it with PCI-Ex ATI graphic card ...
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Framerate Bottleneck With GTX 560 TI 448

I recently upgraded from an old Nvidia GTX 9800+ to a GTX 560 TI 448. However, I'm getting much lower framerates than I'd expected based on benchmarks run by other 560 TI 448 owners. Specifically, in ...
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Graphics card failing - black screen w/ sound

I recently had to do a warranty return on a Gigabyte video card, and they have sent me a replacement. I've installed the replacement, done a complete re-install of Windows 7 x64, installed the latest ...
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Do I need to connect my graphics card to my monitor?

So I just built a computer and installed the Nvidia Geforce GTX 660. I already connect my computer to the monitor via VGA, but the install manual says that I have to connect my graphics card to my ...
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Sites with Google Maps slowing to a crawl

In Chrome (and, strangely, also in FireFox to a lesser extent) I'm having a problem with sites that use Google Maps: GMaps itself, Bikely, Strava etc. After a while, rendering of the map gets ...
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Grey screen of death?

I built my computer in July of this year and have had no problems with it until about a month ago. Generally I leave my pc on overnight. (It goes to "sleep"). But sometimes I'll wake up in the morning ...
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OpenGL on Linux, Accumulation Buffer doesn't do anything

I have an OpenGL graphics project, a particle system to be exact, and I'm using such effects like an accumulation buffer implemented motion blur, and also using the standard smooth to anti-alias (I ...
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What image scaling/interpolation algorithm does OS X use? [closed]

All of Apple's software uses a distinctive image scaling algorithm built into the OS. Both OS X and iOS use it. It might seem like a silly question, but does anybody know what it's called and/or how ...
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Windows 8 Fails to install with corrupted graphics

I am trying to install Windows 8 Pro Upgrade via the download method on an older PC (07-08). It is a Dell Dimension E521 but it has been upgraded with a 3.0 Ghz Dual Core AMD Processor, 120 GB SSD, ...
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Corrupt graphics during Windows 8 installation

So, I've prepared flash drive with Windows 8 Pro x64, booted from it (HDD was completely clean) and seeing something like this: Proceeding with installation this way, after first reboot display ...
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When I play games that require high graphics I get white flickering

Alright my computer when i play games will flicker white across the screen and some games will even crash immediately after getting in the game, I only have the problem with games that require high ...
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Is it possible to install a discrete mobility card on a laptop without a graphics card already?

To be specific: Can I: Install a discrete graphics card on a laptop that does not come with a discrete graphics card? Teach windows 8 to use the discrete card over the integrated graphics? To me ...
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How to create transparent image in MS Paint?

I want to know how to draw transparent image in Microsoft Paint in windows 7. I searched it on google a lot but couldn't find anything for windows 7 paint. e.g. I want to draw a star for my ...
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Draw triangles in Paint.NET?

I downloaded the Polygon / Stars plug-in but it only let's you draw equilateral triangles. Is there a plug-in or method that let's you create any kind of triangle? I can't just use the line tool ...
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Dual Monitor Setup with Ati Radeon Hd 5700 results in unusabledesktop win7

I have an ATI Radeon HD 5700 card which i've been using under fully updated windows 7 with its latest drivers. My monitor is a 2004 NEC LCD1703M which despite being pretty old runs fine. A friend ...
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Are Windows 8's Modern UI graphics hardware accelerated?

The start screen is really slick and smooth and I'm quite impressed by how snappy everything seems, but I noticed something interesting... Even when connected over RDP, the animations seem just as ...
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Can I have Graphics on Linux without a desktop manager?

I have a more-or-less embedded application in development that uses Linux as its OS. I get to specify the distro we use and had started with Ubunto 12.04. My applications, thankfully, are ...
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Modern GPUs: How “intelligent” are they?

There are many resources on 3D programming (OpenGL or DirectX) and the corresponding graphics pipelines available, but I'm wondering at which level they are implemented on a modern GPU. So far I've ...
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Set graphic card to extremly low resolution

I want to make big LED matrix display with low resolution. This display will have probably resolution of 32x32 and will be connected directly to DVI output of graphic card. The only trouble I have is ...
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Is it possible to make Windows only use part of my screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to trick windows 7 to use only a part of the screen The left 25% of my display is damaged, and I would like to make Windows not use this damaged portion of the ...
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graphic error on console

I have Linux on an embedded system. There is no graphic system, but I still have graphic errors. For example, if I type: ifconfig eth2 hw ether 00:0e:8c:d0:59:d2 I see: ifconfig eth2 hw ...
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Layer/Shape Effect Inheritance in Photoshop

Imagine you have lots of icon layers duplicated from same shape layers. Is there any technique for apply the same changes of shape/layer effect to duplicated layers at the same time with the original ...
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Backtrack graphics

A friend of me want to install BackTrack on his old system (HP Compaq Presario Pentium D). When we type the code 'startx' we've got an error. "Input signal out of range" comes up on the screen. How ...
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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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Black bar down right hand side of IE9

Slightly weird one this. Dell Vostro 3550, Windows 7. IE 9 renders with a black strip down the right hand side. To work the scroll bar, you have to aim the mouse at where the scroll bar SHOULD be, ...
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VGA Gigabyte Bios

I'm trying to use an antiquated monitor with my gigabyte motherboard and AMD Radeon HD 7850 graphics card. Unfortunately my BIOS won't recognize VGA while the video card is powered on, so right now ...
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Print Business card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a good tool to create professional looking business cards? I'm trying to create business card on adobe Photoshop. But I feel that, PS is not right choose for ...
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Why gpu alone cannot take the load of graphics; why there is need for cpu performance? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are we still using CPUs instead of GPUs? Even though having high-end GPU there is always a requirement of similar high end CPU to play high end games. Without a ...