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How to detect whether a UEFI booted linux machine's video mode is graphics output protocol (GOP) or universal graphics adapter (UGA)?

UEFI firmware appears to support GOP or UGA graphics protocols. GOP is newer and has replaced UGA. On my machine which does not have an integrated graphics adapter (only a discrete graphics adapter ...
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Seamlessly switching between integrated graphics (e.g. Intel 5xx) and graphics card (GTX 980)?

Usually, a home PC capable of gaming would be quite power hungry when turned on, such that you wouldn't also want to leave it on when you were not around. And that graphics card would also be ...
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Will overclocking an Intel CPU also increase the performance of the iGPU (OBS Quick Sync)?

I'm using Quick Sync with OBS and am wondering whether it might be beneficial to overclock the CPU (ratio/vcore). If not the CPU (ratio/vcore), is there anything I can overclock that will increase ...
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No way my laptop will use nVidia chip instead of integrated graphics

I have tried everything I could find out there, but there is just no way my laptop sets the nVidia GPU as primary chip. I have a 28" 4K monitor plugged on the DisplayPort, and it keeps using the Intel ...
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Why is my memory not being fully utilized on my laptop?

Got a Toshiba Satellite C75D-B7202, which came with a pretty modest 6GB RAM. But it's absolutely crawling, approaching the speed of a glacier at times. Checked out performance in Task Manager: ...
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Should I install my old graphics card on my new system with integrated graphics?

I'm in the process of upgrading my computer. I've bought a new motherboard, RAM, CPU and hard disks. The new CPU is an Intel i7-4790K. The new system has integrated graphics and my old system had a ...
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Enable integrated video on Asus M5A78L-M LX3 motherboard without disabling PCI-E video

How I can do this? I tried to connect my integrated card with monitor via VGA and disconnect PCI-E, but there was no signal.
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How to choose motherboard for AMD APU

I'm a little confused when it comes to choosing an AMD APU board. To use the onboard graphics of the APU (specifically the AMD 8350), does the board need a graphic output?
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How do I know if a graphics card is capable of a high enough resolution or number of monitors?

Can I use the single DisplayPort output of the Inspiron 3050 Micro Desktop (Intel HD Graphics of Celeron J1800) to extend across three independent 1080p displays with a Multi-Stream Transport hub? How ...
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Use host's onboard/integrated graphics from a virtual machine

Is there a way to let a VM access/use a monitor connected to the motherboard's VGA port as if it were its own monitor with KVM-QEMU?
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Does “max resolution” mean one display or all displays?

I have a Intel i5 and some problems with my screen. Many times during the day I get this lag so typing or moving windows around is very slow. I'm running two Dell 2560x1440 screens of the two ...
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Is there a way to find the integrated graphics for my processor?

For a computer (even with a GPU), is there a way to find out what kind of integrated graphics would be on my processor and a way to test the performance? My Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3820 CPU @ ...
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Fully disabling dedicated graphic card

I am planning to buy a ASUS K555LN laptop with i3-5010 and Nvidia geforce 840m GC. I want to know if there will be option to fully disable Nvidia Graphic Card and switch to Intel integrated and also ...
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windows 10 on laptop with dual AMD graphics with one card is legacy

I've an hp laptop with dual graphics cards, iGPU is 45xx which belongs to legacy driver and dGPU is 54xx, which belongs to current version. Legacy and current version of drivers are incompatible. So ...
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If a motherboard has onboard graphics, can I use a monitor for BIOS

I am building a home server that will run FreeNAS with a Plex media server plugin, and will only ever plug it into a monitor to do the initial command line setup. If I get a mother board like this ...
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Temperatures for AMD A10 6800K APU? [duplicate]

I have AMD A10 6800K, which is APU(is a CPU with GPU included) and I wonder what are the safe temps for the WHOLE package, I don't if I'm mistaking or not. I know the ideal temperature for AMD ...
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Laptop refuses to use dedicated GPU [duplicate]

After a long search to find a solution to my problem I decided that maybe you guys can help me out. The problem is as follows. I own an Asus N550JV laptop, running Windows 8.1, it has an Intel ...
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Upgrading a graphics card on a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro, and I'd love to be able to have better performance while running games and thus would like to upgrade the graphics card from the standard integrated graphics. Are there any ...
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Adjusting overscan with onboard graphics?

I have just purchased a new monitor (AOC I2267F) and I am having issue with black borders around the edges of the monitor. I get this issue when using both HDMI and VGA (monitor has no DVI port), ...
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Windows 8.1 - Video card/s

I have a 4 GB add-on video card and built into my motherboard I have on-board Intel 1 GB graphics. Is it possible to activate the on-board graphic card as well? If it is possible I assume it would add ...
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Sleeping Dogs Definitive Edition [game] is set to use my NVIDIA GT 630M but uses the integrated graphics processor

I have this set up: Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 CPU: Intel Core i5 2450M @ 2.50GHz Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology RAM: 8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24) Graphics: ...
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Use Integrated Graphics for WiDi and Discrete Graphics card for monitors

I have a GForce GTX 480 (old I know) running my 2 monitors, and I'd like to use the HD4600 Integrated Graphics from my i7-4790 to mirror my main display via WiDi to my TV. The Miracast receiver ...
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How to get the CPU graphics usage?

My CPU also provides graphics processing for my system. It's easy to know the CPU's core usage separately by using a utility such as top (etc.), but how to get the CPU's graphics usage?
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Troubleshooting a Motherboard / Monitor combination

I have a brand new H97M-ITX/ac motherboard and a 27” QNIX Monitor and they don’t seem to work together. I’ve plugged the motherboard into another monitor using both VGA and DVI-D and it works. I’ve ...
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Windows 7 x64, Intel HD 4000 took 2 GB of ram. Why?

The last week I installed Windows 7 Professional x64 on my notebook, and after installing some drivers I noticed that only 5.86 GB of 8 GB of RAM was being used. I did a little research, and I found ...
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Will this processor work fine with my integrated graphics chipset?

Trying to upgrade my processor from a core 2 duo to a core 2 extreme quad core but can't seem to find anything that says if they're compatible and don't want to spend the money on a processor that ...
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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 Samsung U28D590 4K monitor (3840 x 2160 pixels) to a system with an integrated Intel 4000 graphics chipset (running Windows 7 SP1). According to the Intel specs, the Intel 4000 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 instead of 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 very bad performance with Windows ...
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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 ...