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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 ...
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How can I find which of the extensions of OpenGL that differ from two machines is missing on the second machine?

I know this question may sound a little bit silly but I'd like to know if there is a way to do what I pretend without "Brute forcing". I am developing a quit big application that uses some OpenGL ...
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Screen flickers after resuming from hibernate with Intel GMA 3600 (Acer D270 with Intel N2600)

Fresh system install, with correct display driver from Intel (8.14.8.1065). Clicking "Update driver" merely results in a message saying the driver was already up-to-date. After resuming from ...
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Super slow OpenGL graphics on AMD 760G/SB710 chipset motherboard

I have a Biostar A780L3L motherboard with an AMD 760G/SB710 chipset. Drawing even very few and very simple 2D objects using OpenGL runs ridiculously slow (1 fps). I assume there are no hardware OpenGL ...
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1920x1080 monitor only displays in 1776x1000 area

I have an ASUS VE276Q monitor (as a second monitor) connected to an ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics card (system is a couple years old). For some reason the monitor will only display up to 1776x1000 ...
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How to correct a screen wrapping around?

I got my hands on a Ubuntu System (which was displaying correctly) and I installed CentOS 6.3. The screen is wrapping around on itself. Any ideas? See for yourself
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How to correct a screen wrapping around?

I got my hands on a Ubuntu System (which was displaying correctly) and I installed CentOS 6.3. The screen is wrapping around on itself. Any ideas? See for yourself
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Intel hybrid graphics stuck in power save mode

I have an Asus UL30V with Intel hybrid graphics. When I bought it it used to switch to turn of the better graphics card to save power and run on a more power effecient one. When I connected the laptop ...
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Installing Linux with no Graphics Chip

I am looking to build a compute workstation. I want to install the newest version of Scientific Linux. The issue is that the currently planned hardware does not include graphics (external or ...
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wacom bamboo splash

I was wondering if there is a way to turn my Bamboo Splash onto pen mode but not have it be absolute positioning? Can I make it so that movements are relative to the mouse and not to the screen? I'm ...
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Intel HD 3000 driver update dropped windows 7 rating

I have HP dv6 i7 2670qm with HD 3000.Yesterday I installed updates for HD 3000 from Intel site after uninstalling previous drivers.After installing updated drivers I got message that the drivers are ...
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Why do fractals get pixelated when I zoom in too close? [closed]

Currently I am using XaoS to view fractals. However, when zoomed in too much, it gets pixelized and I can't zoom in any more. How can I use this program, or some other program, in a way which ...
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How does the CPU and GPU interact in displaying computer graphics?

Here you can see a screenshot of a small C++ program called Triangle.exe with a rotating triangle based on the OpenGL API. Admittedly a very basic example but I think it's applicable to other ...
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quad sli with gtx 690 not working

I have two cards GTX 690 (dual core). I did the Sli successfully. Nvidia control panel acknowledges the two cards as quad Sli. However, the problem is that Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate is showing me the ...
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How can I switch between the HDMI and DVI outputs of my graphics card?

I've got an Nvidia GTX 560ti card which currently I've got my 2 monitors hooked up to using the 2 DVI ports. However its got a mini-HDMI port which I've plugged a HDMI cable in (with mini adapter) ...
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Website Themes in PSD

There are graphic design websites that release themes and website graphics as PSD files. Some examples: A theme: http://www.wordpressthemeshock.com/psd-themes/ Graphic elements: ...
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Disable double buffering entirely or render cursor without double buffering in OS X?

Currently, in OS X, the entire system is drawn using double buffering through Quartz. The purpose of this is, as far as I know, to eliminate screen tearing. The reason I would like double buffering ...
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Setting the primary graphics adapter / screen for Kernel Mode Setting

I'm having trouble with my graphics setup under linux. My system has two GPUs, one onboard and a dedicated card. It's one of those AMD Liano (?) Systems, with an "APU" (Processor incl. GPU). The ...
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How to disable OpenGL threaded optimization on Mac OS X?

How can I do the equivalent of this on my 2009 Mac Mini (Mac OS X Lion):
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How do I run games from my onboard graphics even though I have a discrete graphics card connected?

I have an i5 2500K with Intel HD3000 onboard graphics, and I have a (really bad) ATI Radeon HD2400 card also plugged in, purely to run an extra monitor from. How can I ensure that when I play a ...
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How can I batch-process (crop) these images?

I would like to know how to (as fast as possible) mass edit (means everything at once - around 100 images): What I want to do is remove both (upper and downer one) big black lines as well as remove ...
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Graphics in games rendering weirdly

Any ideas as to what would cause the graphics of some 3d models in some games render weirdly like these? This only started happening last week. I've made sure graphics card drivers are all up to date ...
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Running one montor on i7 graphics and 1 on discrete graphics

I have a Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H with an i7 and a nvidia gtx 670. Is there anyway to have the i7's graphics run one monitor and the 670 run another?
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NVidia Quadro FX and NVS in one workstation

is it possible to use at the same time Quadro FX and NVS in the same Windows 7 workstation?
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Microsoft Word equivalent of CSS “clear” property?

The clear property in CSS can be used to ensure that a new paragraph begins after (below) a floating image. Is there a way to do this in Microsoft Word 2010? (I'm able to position a graphic to the ...
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How can I convert a PNG to a vectorized image?

This is the best I've found so far: http://www.tlhiv.org/rast2vec/ It works otherwise ok except that it does not support PNG transparency (it's simply gone in the resulting vector).
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Client PC not booting when certain TFT plugged in - TFT or graphics card failure?

here comes something quite strange: On a client machine (DELL Vostro 420) we experienced problems when booting: when turning on the machine beeps normal but doesn't display anything and doesn't boot. ...
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Can an integrated HDMI port work both ways?

Say I had a laptop [Correction: notebook, don't want my thighs medium rare], any OS, and it has an HDMI port built into the side. Would it be remotely possible to hack it into an input, provided it ...
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Half-life 2 and Portal 2 graphics are corrupted

I recently bought a new 1080p monitor to replace my ageing 1280x1024 one. The new one uses HDMI and is connected to my PC via DVI. The old one used a VGA cable. Set up was fine (Windows even detected ...
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Catalyst Control Center removal

I've recently tested a graphics card on a machine that required different drivers than my onboard integrated graphics, so I had catalyst control center installed. After I pulled out the graphics card ...
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Enabling hardware acceleration on a VM inside a VM

If I enable Hardware Acceleration in a VMware virtual machine that has another virtual machine (but without hardware acceleration enabled) as a host, will it have any effect?
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Display is slightly blurry on (native) 1920x1080 resolution

I have a computer monitor that is approximately 23" in size. Its native resolution is 1920x1080, and Windows 7 will not allow it to be any higher. However, I cannot make the resolution a little lower ...
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How do you make abstract amorphous color backgrounds in Photoshop?

I see amorphous color field like wallpapers all the time, how do people make them? Examples are here: … and here:
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Vga on new monitor not working with rig

Have built a new rig and got new monitor... Here's the specs of the rig: http://pastebin.com/4B6gBpRk Basically the monitor has one hdmi and one vga input at the back. I know the vga input on the ...
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how to use my radeon 6950 graphics card instead of Intel Graphics 4000

I have just recently put my build together, and I have installed my graphics card. The problem is that when i look at my computer's display it is saying that I am using the intel graphics that came ...
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HP Pavillion G4 series [ switchable graphics ]

I have 2 graphics adaptors installed -Intel HD Family Graphics & ATI radeon 6470 1G By default my notebook is using the Intel HD grapics but I want to permanently use the ATI radeon.I want to ...
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Just added new graphics card, now no video output at all

So I just got a new graphics card, Palit Nvidia GT630 to be exact. Just put it into my computer. Booted it up. No graphics, doesn't even flash up BIOS. So I put my old graphics card back in, doesn't ...
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Installed Graphics Card Failure

I just bought a refurbished Radeon HD 4650 My power supply says 250w and according to the Radeon website - "400 Watt or greater power supply (550 Watt for ATI CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode) is ...
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How does a computer tell a video card what to display?

How does a computer communicate pixel values to the screen? Is there a certain command in the processor's instruction set architecture, that will make the processor communicate directly to the ...
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Replacing background graphics of a PowerPoint theme

I'm using this theme (this is my .pptx file). When I check the "Hide Background Graphics" checkbox, the butterflies' graphics disappear. I want to replace such buttefly graphic by my own ...
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My taskbar doesn't slide down and up

I have been using windows 7 for some time, and I noticed that my toolbar (which I have hidden) have been acting a little bit weird. Normally, when I hover my cursor over it, it gently and smoothly ...
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Intel Graphics saturation setting disappears when using HDMI

I have a little problem. You see the Saturation setting in Color Enhancement is there when you're using the laptop alone, but as soon as I plug in HDMI to a display, that particular setting ...
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Setting an image's size (in pixels) so that it won't have to be stretched or resized to fit the paper's width when printing

I'm scanning documents of different sizes and am trying to crop them in such a way that they will fit in a Letter size paper when printed (without stretching a small image, or resizing a larger image ...
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is there any relation between dpi setting and display resolution?

I was wondering what happens when i change display resolution(i.e. 1280x1024 pixel) in my os(windows xp) does it affect the dpi(ppi) setting of my os too? or when i change the dpi(ppi) setting of my ...
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Vector graphics formats: SVG , EPS or PDF [closed]

How does the vector graphics formats svg , eps and pdf compare against each other(Quality, filesize etc)? If I can generate(eg matplotlib) plot in any of the above formats, which format should I ...
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What is the benefit of adding a second graphics card to this configuration?

In a modern fairly powerful system (i.e. i7, lots of power, lots of ram, fast HDD etc) what are the benefits of running two identical graphics cards (i.e. the GTX560) vs running one graphics card? I ...
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Panormaio images loading very slow in Google Earth

When I try to open a Panoramio image in Google Earth it takes about 20 seconds to load. Any idea why this could happen?
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Does subpixel rendering require low-level access to hardware?

Does subpixel rendering, like with Microsoft's Clear Type, require some sort of low-level access to the monitor hardware? It's not clear to me how these "subpixels" are activated. If it does require ...
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Does Visio allow to plot a mathematical function?

Does Visio allow to plot a function such as y=(1/sin(x)). I am keen on being able to specify the function directly, rather than having to fiddle with some stencils dimensions. Is there a specific ...