Questions about integrated on-board graphics, use the graphics-card tag for secondary cards instead.

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Set an executable to use integrated graphics (Intel) instead of NVIDIA card

Using the NVIDIA Control Panel I can set the executable to use integrated graphics as shown in the following screenshot: The reason I do this is so the program will use Intel Quick Sync hardware ...
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Lenovo W530 with Windows 8.1 not recognizing external monitor

I just got a Lenovo W530 through work running Windows 8.1 Enterprise 64-bit. My VGA port on the side of the laptop does not recognize any external monitor plugged into it. My company's IT guys and I ...
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Higher than 1920 x 1080 resolution with Intel 4000 graphics chipset

Trying to hook up a 4K monitor (3840 x 2160 pixels) to a system with an integrated Intel 4000 graphics chipset (running Windows 7 SP1). According to Intel's specs, the Intel 4000 chipset should be ...
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How does one determine the maximum resolution supported by a graphics card or integrated chipset?

How does one determine the maximum resolution supported by a discrete graphics card or integrated graphics chipset within Windows? The within Windows part is key. It appears that Windows 7 will ...
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Make Chrome use nVidia card instead of integrated one for hardware accelerated elements

So I have an Asus laptop with an Intel integrated GC and an nVidia GC. Intel's drivers behave badly and like to crash on occasion which leads to problems (PC starts being really slow after the drivers ...
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Use notebook discrete graphics card to push internal and external monitor

I have a ASUS n550jk notebook. After connecting a mini-display port to dvi monitor, the computer uses integrated graphics to push the monitor. Later on, i modified some of the configuration, the ...
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CPU pins bent-ish and processor dead. Steps to take?

I have an old computer that's been non-functional for some years. Last I checked it has power and turns on, fan spins, SATA ports give power, but no video output. My assumption is that the CPU is ...
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Will decreasing shared graphics memory have any negative effects?

Let's say that 3.5 of 4 GB is usable (500 MB reserved for the graphics chip), and you want more usable RAM. Will decreasing shared graphics memory to the minimum setting in the BIOS have any ...
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Laptop VGA connection no longer working

While browsing a few websites on my laptop my external monitor that I'm connected to decided to unexpectedly shut off (It's a Dell monitor so it went into 'Power save mode') and from that point on my ...
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Power turns on, No display

I own a Gateway NV-53 It is 4-5 years old.. Last night when i turned it on, power light turned on, i heard the sound of the CD drive,but there was nothing on the display! When I brought it to a repair ...
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Do I need a video card?

I plan on building a computer with Intel Xeon E3 1231v3 which has no GPU: Graphics Specifications Processor Graphics: None on a Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H motherboard which has an onboard ...
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Display issues on new OpenSUSE install

I installed OpenSUSE 13.1 on my newly built PC, but the display is just horrible : the edges of the screen are missing. For example, I can't see all the top part, I can barely read the date and I ...
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Should I connect my 2nd monitor to integrated or discrete graphics to maximize 3D performance on the 1st monitor?

I have 2 monitors connected to my PC, and the secondary monitor is used for things that don't really need the power of a discrete GPU. I want to maximize the performance of 3D applications on my ...
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Identical computers, drastically different graphical behavior

So, my friend and I bought our laptops at the same time, from the same place, and the same model. Nothing special, just the HP dv6-6c14nr. It was only $450 with an Intel i5-2450m, 4gb RAM, and a 500GB ...
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Why did adding memory significantly increase gaming performance on an AMD APU?

To be clear from the beginning, this is not a problem. This is just something that I really want to know the secret behind. System specifications CPU: AMD A10-6790K 4.0 GHz GPU: AMD ...
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A display driver has stopped working and has been recovered

I'm having the same issue explained on this question: A display driver has stopped working and has been recovered issue Although I'm using Windows 8.1 x64, the problem is happening very often when I ...
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libGL error in SSH session on Fedora 20

I'm trying to run some software over an SSH session to another computer on the local network, which is running Fedora 20. However, I'm encountering errors relating to libGL. Note: The following only ...
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Macbook Pro: disable Win7 discrete GPU with no screen access

Backstory It's a well-documented problem with Macbook Pro 2011 models that from 2014 onwards, the discrete GPUs that are automatically activated and deactivated (or whatever, I'm not going to pretend ...
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How to enable FDI to use both integrated and PCIe dedicated video graphics card at the same time?

First of all, please don't say that it's a repeat and all that. I know that the question is somewhat same but no one asked about how to enable Intel FDI (Flexible Display interference). I have core ...
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obscure no hdmi connection, related to intel integrated graphics hd 4000?

I use a MSI gt60 laptop (i7, gtx 675mx) connected to a Ssus vk228 monitor via hdmi. I've had no problems for about a year but last month the monitor suddenly stopped being recognized by the laptop. I ...
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Is it possible to use a nVidia GPU to render graphics if the monitor is connected to the motherboard video port?

I have an Asus Z87 Deluxe motherboard, which has an integrated Intel HD 4600 GPU; I also have a nVidia GeForce GTX 560 TI graphics card; currently, my monitor is connected to the graphics card and the ...
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Do Intel integrated graphics support nearest neighbor scaling?

On a MacBook Pro with Retina Display, I'd like to run Windows with exactly half the screen resolution in order to maintain 100% scaling (2880x1800 -> 1440x900). However, I've heard that if you set a ...
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Error “usb 4-5: string descriptor 0 reado error: -22” when booting into Ubuntu

I'm assembling a computer to use as an HTPC/small home server. Here's the hardware I have: Motherboard Asrock FM2A88X-ITX+ CPU AMD A10-7700K (3.5GHz) Black Edition RAM Kingston 2x4GB DD3 1600MHz ...
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AMD black flicker every now and then

using and AMD APU(A8-6600K) I get occasional screen flickers. sometimes it happens 5 times in 10 minutes, sometimes it happens once every hour or so. the interval is unpredictable and the flash only ...
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Graphics Card vs Integrated Graphics on CPU

How does performance vary from dedicated graphics card vs graphics built into a chip like AMD A10-6800K Richland 4.1GHz (4.4GHz Turbo) Socket FM2 100W Quad-Core Desktop Processor - Black Edition AMD ...
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GPU processing video for a screen connected to the motherboard?

I have 3 screens: 2 DVI via GPU and 1 DVI via the motherboard. Does anyone know if the video processing is in fact still happening on the GPU and being fed through the motherboard to my 3rd screen? ...
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How can I find the temperature of an integrated graphics card?

I recently got a new laptop with an integrated graphics chip (Intel HD 4400) and was wondering what my temps for that were. Here is my HWMonitor: Is the temp the same as the temperatures of the ...
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how can I force my laptop use nvidia insted intel?

I have a Lenovo G710 laptop with integrated Nvidia GeForce GT 820M and an Intel HD Graphics 4600 card. My problem is the default card is the Intel one, and it provides a very bad performance with ...
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Does radeon.hw_i2c=1 has any thing to do with temperature readings?

I want to read the temperature out from an Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RS880 [Radeon HD 4290] card if possible. It is integrated on an ASUS M4A89GTDPRO/USB3 motherboard. sensors-detect ...
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Are there plans for Intel HD Graphics 4000 to support OpenGL 4.4?

I am coding a graphics application and decided to to support Intel HD Graphics 4000, which is widely spread among notebooks. According to the Wikipedia article, it currently supports OpenGL 4.0 only. ...
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Why do integrated graphics cards perform worse then standalone graphics cards?

Recently, I got a new computer, replacing my laptop. I noticed that when installing Silent Hunter 5, it said that my PC did not meet the minimum system requirements, however it still ran at high ...
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Issues with libGL on Fedora 20 - unable to load driver swrast?

Firstly, before I explain my problem, I have referred to the question previously asked on Ask.Fedora about the libGL error, which can be seen here. I have been trying to play the game "FTL", and I ...
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How do I know which chipset a motherboard uses?

I am building a new computer and am curious about the chipsets that motherboards use and I found it quite confusing because it gives me two values The motherboard I've chosen is the MSI Z87-G41 ATX ...
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Why does my desktop look much worse after upgrading to windows 8.1?

I upgraded to 8.1 from 8 the other day, and while I can't prove it it seems like the desktop graphics (AMD Radeon) look much worse. It's a weird effect kind of like pixellation but not quite - almost ...
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Using on-board graphics with Nvidia graphics card

I have recently installed a DH61WW Intel board. It came with Intel HD Graphics. I also have an Nvidia GT-220 graphics card. I want to be able to use both the on-board and Nvidia GPU to maximize the ...
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Running Linux Mint on an X60 tablet, black screen after boot

I'm trying to run a Linux Mint 15 on my Thinkpad x60 tablet. I do have what seem to be serious problems with my graphics driver though: After booting, the screen just stays black. The backlight is ...
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Xorg separate X screens with internal and external graphics card

I have a motherboard (Asus P8Z77-V) that has an internal graphics card (Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor video card) and external pcie nVidia GT610. Is it possible to have one ...
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How to set for laptop to use internal graphic card while playing flash videos?

I want to use intel hd4000 while watching videos on youtube or similar web sites. Because external gt740m needs more power and this causes to lower battery life. How to set that ? I'm using windows ...
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Multiple users on one computer with different monitors on Ubuntu/Linux

I got a GTX 670, which powers my three monitors. But I got a processor with a HD4000 integrated graphics and I'd like to add a fourth monitor to the processor graphics, on which a different user works ...
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Changing GTX 680 to a GTX 690

Is it possible to change a GTX 680 to a GTX 690 when you have a integrated HD 4600 intel chipset? Will it work fine or is it impossible?
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HP ENVY Phoenix 800-019eb Desktop PC (ENERGY STAR)(E3H43EA) [closed]

I want to buy this amazing PC but I want to extend this PC with a GTX 680. Is this possible? Because this PC has standard a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 with Intel HD Graphics 4600 (GT2) integrated ...
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Computer is so slow after taking out the graphics card [closed]

I took graphics card out from my computer and it is working very slow. My computer has 8 GB RAM. Any idea? Help appreciated. UPDATE: Sorry I didn't tell the reason why I took graphics card off. I ...
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How can I tell if a laptop's video card can be upgraded? [closed]

Some laptops have integrated video, while others have dedicated graphics. Still others have dual graphics that change on demand. Most laptops have the video components built into the design of the ...
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Black screen recording games

Whenever I play a full screen directx game and attempt to screen record, the mouse shows up but the game does not. I'm using Intel HD Graphics 4000 and I'm assuming its a hardware issue, though I'm ...
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No display when discrete graphics card inserted

I recently purchased a new desktop PC: HP p7-1423w, i5-3330, HD Graphics 2500 (integrated). The first thing I did was remove Windows 8 and install Linux. A few days later, I was ready to install a ...
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What are the drawbacks of using an integrated GPU for non-gaming purposes?

I'd like to know the advantages and disadvantages of using an integrated GPU for purposes other than gaming. Does the performance of the cpu decrease when the integrated gpu is in use? Does it ...
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Triple monitor + dedicated CUDA card .. what are my options?

I have the following - Core i7 3770 (Ivybridge - Supports 3 independent displays .. apparently) GA-B75-D3H (B75 Chipset - Supports 3 independent displays .. apparently .. has VGA,HDMI,DVI) GTX 650 ...
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Parallel-Processing in Integrated GPU

I have an integrated GPU, meaning it works on the same RAM as my CPU. (ATI Radeon HD 4200, integrated on M4A785TD-V EVO) Does this also mean my GPU doesn't compute in parallel? see also: ...
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Can't increase screen resolution with latest G41 driver

I have a PC with G41 Express Graphics Chipset and have installed the latest driver. I can't reach the top resolution of "1680x1050". My display is a Samsung SyncMaster E2220.
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Any way to bypass or spoof graphic card check?

I facing some problem with a software. While installing it's giving me a error that "you graphic card is not in the supported list please update you graphic driver". My graphic driver are up to date ...