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Nvidia Settings best to reduce tearing

I'm trying to reduce video tearing. (Noticeable in games and youtube videos when full screen. On a 16:9 1080p monitor.) I have read several forums and tried changing refresh rate using ...
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Why are there black bars on windows in Windows 10 and how can I remove them?

Here are some images of what the issue is Anything that is needed (within reason), please ask.
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system thread exception not handled - upgraded graphics driver and now can't view photos

I have a relatively new HP Pavilion laptop with AMD Radeon A6-6310 graphics. My computer would randomly give me a BSOD with the error message "System Thread Exception not handled" while watching ...
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Is It Possible to Change BIOS on a graphics card to EFI?

I'll be using a PC graphics card in my Mac, but I know that there won't be a boot screen because PC graphics cards use BIOS instead of EFI. Is it possible to replace the graphics card's BIOS with EFI ...
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Nvidia Quadro 5600 fx, and high end games

I bought the above card for work purposes. I was shocked to find its not as good as the geforce series for gaming. Given its spec, i assumed this would be fine. I am trying to use the card for ...
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Is it possible to use HDMI out and DisplayPort with daisy chaining simultaneously?

Specifically, I'd be interested in if such a combo works on notebooks with graphic adapters such as the Geforce GTX 850M . E.G.: Monitor 1: internal Monitor 2: external via HDMI Monitor 3,4,5... ...
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Laptop brightness and contrast drastically changing when unplugged

Whenever my laptop is plugged in, it works perfectly fine. However, when I unplug it, the screen starts changing drastically in contrast and brightness until I plug the laptop back in. I replaced the ...
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How to resolve annoying text rendering in CentOS?

I have a Linux box with CentOS installed in it. There seems to be problem with Xorg setting for the OS, all texts shows a shadow behind itself. This has become annoying. This shadow is visible in the ...
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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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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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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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(Constant Crashes and BSOD)[fixed] FPS lag and infequent crashes when trying to run games windows 7 64bit

I recently had to reformat my computer and prior to this reformat I was running GTA 5 perfectly fine on the highest settings, the settings that had been optimized by "The GeForce Experience", a ...
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Graphics card utility that enables moving image(display) area of the screen to the right

Default resolution of my laptop's screen is 1366 x 768 if I change it to the 1280 x 768 Intel HD graphics utility let me choose to: Center the image(I got black stripes of equal size on the both ...
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Screen capture appears black even after editing

I am having problems getting a screen capture. Even after I paste the picture into IrfanView, crop it, save it to file and reopen it, the problem is still there. It shows correctly in Irfanview, but ...
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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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Can't start weston anymore

Since a few weeks I can't start Weston anymore on my Arch Linux machine. My Graphics card is: $ glxinfo | grep 'renderer string' OpenGL renderer string: Mesa DRI Intel(R) Ivybridge Mobile And my ...
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Is it possible to have a higher power GPU integrated into the motherboard?

This is an idea ive been pondering for a bit in my spare time, but i have no hardware engineering knowledge to know if this is just crazy or if its a possibility. Is it possible to integrate a high ...
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Graphics card runnig at 8X instead of 16X

I have a problem with my graphics card (MSI R9 280X). When I enter BIOS on my PC it say that my graphics card is running at 8X instead of 16X. I know that the graphics card should be as close as ...
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How can I make a TTF font out of SVG graphics?

I have a series of numbers 0-9 as SVG graphics. I'd like to be able to reference them in my app as TTF font. I've never made a font before and am having trouble finding a solution to this. How can I ...
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computer freezes 5 - 10 minutes after boot

I am running Windows Vista, for 3 years I have had no problems, not one. Now - after the second reformat I have ever done on it, it freezes after a seemingly random amount of time after boot. It ...
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How to force Windows 8.1 to use only part of the screen? [duplicate]

A white vertical stripe appeared on my laptop's screen today. Luckily it is on the side of the screen. My screen is 1366 x 768 I would like to force system to use only 1300 x 768(don't use 66 vertical ...
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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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Ubuntu is running in low graphic mode after installing ATI driver

I installed ATI driver and I am getting the error of running in low graphic mode. I needed to install the driver because every time I updated and upgraded Ubuntu, right after installing the packages ...
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Trying to install new graphics card and get beeping on start up

I am trying to install an EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Super Clocked The card does not require external PCIe power. It requires a 300 watt minimum power supply, which is what I have. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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Can someone explain what “video acceleration” is?

Basically, a user came to me complaining that when she opened a certain video file in VLC, she received an error saying: "Your video output acceleration driver does not support the required ...
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What is “Interlacing” when referring to a computer monitor or display?

When referring to a computer monitor or other display, what do you mean by interlace or interlacing?
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Intel HD Graphics 3000 can't be installed in Asus K43SV(Intel Core i3-2310m@2,1 GHz)

I'd been trying to install Intel HD Graphics 3000 for my notebook with differences version, but nothing. I've gotten massage from system "Your computer doesn't meet the minimum requirement for ...
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How do I know which of my laptop GPUs are running games?

My laptop has 2 GPUs, one of them is the default Intel HD Graphics 3000, and the other the Nvidia Geforce GT 630M. Obviously I want to use the 630M to play my games. How can I assure this is ...
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PC freezes±loses video signal and blue screen of death—while any playing any game for about ten minutes

I built a custom PC: CPU: Intel Core i7-5820K GPU: Gigabyte R9 280 Ultra Durable VGA 3GB RAM: ADATA XPG Z1 8GB (2x4GB) DDR4 2133 CL13 Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-X99-UD4 - Intel X99 HDD: WD Caviar Blue ...
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How to download favicon from website?

When you browse a web site, the "favicon" icon shows up next to the URL (or the bookmark). If I want that graphic, is there a way to download it directly from the site? I'd prefer to download it ...
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Why is my GPU not being fully utilized?

I happen to have two identical X201 Lenovo laptops, both with Windows 7 installed, latest drivers, etc. However, only one manages to run 3D computer games with decent performance. I have gone ...
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Force Win7 to use dedicated graphics card

I swapped my HDD into a new laptop, went from having integrated graphics (Intel) to having a dedicated card (Radeon Mobility HD 5000). I install the drivers, Catalyst Control Center works and ...
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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 to fix a display tinted blue and blurry?

My display is blue tinted and blurry and I'm not sure what to do with it. Am I supposed to check the display drivers or format and reinstall the whole PC? Please someone help me with some advice, I'm ...
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What is the difference between GDDR3 and DDR3?

I am trying to buy a laptop, and I have seen in many place that they show GDDR3 and sometimes DDR3. What is the difference between them? afaik DDR3 is a type of RAM used for system memory, while ...
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Are free stock imagery usable in books and websites? [closed]

I see a lot of "free" stock imagery and vector graphics available on the Internet, but when I recommend such things for use on publications or websites, my clients ask me for printable licenses or any ...
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Force a custom resolution

I have a no-name graphic card that Windows can't recognize, so it just shows standard VGA in the device manager list. Now it just shows 800x600 and 1024x768, but I want to force that to other ...
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How to fix this graphic error with Chrome 36 on Mac OS 10.9.4?

Time and time again Chrome 36 on Mac OS 10.9.4 seems to have problems to render the graphics properly (see image below). This distortion is visible only for some time. As soon as the contents change ...
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Black screen while playing with random pixels in the left side

I have a very annoying problem with my PC. It's specifications are as follows: Model: ASUS N55SF Notebook Processor: i7 2670QM 2.20 GHz Graphics Card: GT 555M 2 GB My issue is that I get black ...
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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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Extreamly low FPS in windowed program

In many games I easily get 60 FPS with my GTX 770 graphics card. But when running a game like Chess Titans or Chessmaster windowed FPS drops to 1 for no apparent reason. Does anyone have a clue as to ...
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Windows 8.1 folder content thumbnail glitch

I have recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 (Preview then RTM with full format) and there's this annoying graphical issue where it messes up the folder content preview thumbnails. This can't be an ...
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FPS drops when I plug my laptop in

I recently played Assassin's Creed II. When I played it while using battery power, I managed to get between 30 and 50 FPS. When I plugged in the laptop charger however, the FPS decreased to between 20 ...
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Mouse Icon Distorted on Secondary Display

I have a strange issue with a dual monitor, extended desktop setup where the mouse is always fine on the primary monitor, but sometimes when I move to the secondary display the icon becomes garbled ...
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how to rotate my Graphic Tablet from landscape to portrait mode?

I have the Genius tablet 608x Graphic Tablet. it works fine in every sketching and painting software, what I need is to rotate the tablet so I can handle it in my left arm as a tall blanksheet and ...
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Trying to add a third monitor

I am trying to connect the third monitor to my Asus P5g41c-m Motherboard, while my other 2 monitors are on my DVI 2x ATI graphics card. I just can't find out how to change the settings within windows ...
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KALI LINUX accidently disabled visual mode

I am just beginner in kali linux and i made som shit :( i wanted to set my vpn connection and after installation my kali linux is starting just in command mode i used services.list from some forum ): ...
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Dual Dell E2314H monitors (1 VGA, 1 DVI) - both work fine, but only one will display at any time regardless of settings

Dell XPS 8700 (or slightly earlier) PC running Windows 8.1 64 all up to date. I think the graphics card is a AMD 3000-series with a VGA and DVI output. Although looking at XPS models now they seem ...
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Can't change brush tool stroke profile in Adobe Illustrator

I have a problem with really basic thing in Adobe Illustrator (CC 2014), i can't set different stroke profile with brush tool. It works for pen tool and pencil tool, but with brush or blop brush tool ...
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Editor for WMF files? [closed]

I'm looking for an editor for WMF files to run on Windows XP. I'd like to see both a graphical view ie. the current image, and the list of commands that WMF contains that created that image. My ...