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

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Enable Radeon HD 3000 on MSI 760GM-P23

I have a MSI 760GM-P23 motherboard with an integrated Radeon HD 3000. I have a GeForce GTX 550 Ti installed as well. I am wanting to use the GeForce for GPGPU but I cannot get the Radeon enabled. Has ...
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On a dual-GPU laptop, is using the discrete GPU ever more power efficient? [closed]

Given a laptop with a dual integrated/discrete GPU configuration, is it ever more power efficient to use the discrete GPU instead of the integrated? Obviously when writing an email or working on a ...
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Intel integrated graphics 4000 with AMD Radeon HD 6850

I upgraded my computer processor recently to Intel I7 3770K which is a great processor but I was wondering if the Intel HD 4000 could do teamwork with my AMD Radeon HD 6850? I was also kind of ...
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Increasing graphics memory using RAM on Toshiba laptop?

I was wondering if you could give me some guidance. I've just got a Toshiba Satellite 5280 l855-s5280p Laptop, Intel i5, 8Gb RAM and Intel HD Graphics 400. I would like to increase my graphics memory ...
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How can I make windows 8 to ignore integrated graphics and only “see” the dedicated GPU?

I have an HP dv6 laptop with an an AMD Radeon 7690m XT dedicated Graphics card. The PC came with windows 7 but I recently upgraded to win 8. I updated the drivers to the most recent Catalyst ...
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Integrated Graphics and Audio as Media Center?

I'm considering setting up a PC as a Media Center. Mainly to watch movies (ideally HD quality) and listening to music, but also to perform tasks like e-mail, web browsing, ... I quite like the looks ...
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AMD Socket FM1 A8 3870 3.0Ghz ASUS F1A75-M LE

I am building a new computer for my wife and plan on using an: AMD socket FM1 A8 3870 3.0Ghz quad core processor ASUS f1a75-M LE motherboard Corsair xms3 8gb 1600 memory (2x4) Western Digital Caviar ...
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How can you determine what video (movie) resolution a graphics card can play?

I need some way of determining if a given graphics card can play SD, HD (720) or full HD (1080), etc. video content. I'm not sure if that fact it supports 1920x1080 monitor resolution means it would ...
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Can external usb graphic card replace basic integrated graphic?

Hello I have some old server computer which have integrated graphic card and it use old slot, that server I want to use for some working but the resolution is too low, so what i want is to connect ...
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Intermittent graphics issue

An older (~3 year old) PC I have passed on to my younger brother has a Sony 17" LCD monitor and uses on-board Intel GMA 3100 graphics (supports Aero under Windows 7 and no more is required). Recently ...
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Is Windows really using the 3D Graphic Card? [closed]

I'm wondering if Windows 7 or 8 (even dropped transparency!) is really using the power of a dedicated graphic card? Is there any remarkable influence on the speed of daily windows usage (word ...
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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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Is there any way to manually control the displays of a Windows 7 PC?

I have a recurring problem that windows refuses to acknowledge that the physical displays I have connected to it are there. It refuses to detect them, or even the port they are on. It won't let me set ...
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Getting a PCI-E card and onboard video to work for a triple monitor display

my computer: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883220026 I upgraded a few years back to a nvidia 9500 GT (isn't much, but it gets the job done) I recently received a third monitor ...
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Can't get 1080i output from Intel integrated graphics card (Sandy Bridge) on Ubuntu 12.04

I just bought a Celeron G540 and an MSI H61M-P31 for my HTPC, currently running Ubuntu Precise. Previously, I had used an AMD card -- with some work, I got it to send 1080i output, the only thing my ...
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Mac keeps switching to second graphics card

I have a MacBook Pro and whenever I enter certain apps (video camera app or Photoshop for example, the graphics card switched. I didn't know this was going on at first; just that the screen kept ...
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How to configure hybrid integrated GPU with GPU?

Hey guys I'm building a new machine for the upcoming MWO Mechwarrior Online video game running on the Crysis 3 engine. It says minimum requirements are 512mb video memory. I have a standalone Radeon ...
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Need to disable integrated video card

I have an emachine T3256 and it has a GeForce 4 MX integrated graphics card. My monitor stopped working, so I tried a backup which also did not turn on. I then realized it was the video card that had ...
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Will my Ivy Bridge itegrated graphics processor help out my video card (6570) when it comes to gaming?

Im thinking of buying a a gigabyte MB with B75 chipset and an Ivy Bridge i5 3450 (its HD2500 IGP).I already have a sapphire radeon hd 6570 (2gb ddr3). Im using a 4:3 17" monitor so i dont need a ...
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2 monitors with integrated graphics

I need to build a low power consumption PC, and got stuck with the question: If a I use a motherboard like: http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3988#sp will I be able to use ...
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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 do I switch between graphics cards without turning off the computer?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I've got an NVIDIA graphics card that is currently active. I'd like to switch to using the graphics card on the motherboard without turning off the computer. Is this ...
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How to check the clock speed of Sandy Bridge HD 3000 IGP in OS X?

I am writing a cross-platform OpenGL application and I am experiencing very different performance results between OS X and Windows (both 7 and 8). In Windows GPU-Z reports the Sandy Bridge HD 3000 ...
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How to set intel vga to maximum memory?

I am using Windows 7 ultimate x64 bit with ram 8gb. But my Intel HD IGP is showing only 68 mb. I have problem with gaming as before it would show 1084mb of memory. Can you suggest me how to set some ...
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Intel HD 3000 - Will system memory increase performance?

I have a Dell Latitude 5420 Laptop. It has a 2nd-gen Intel i5 with Intel HD 3000 graphics. I have 4GB of ram. I realize that this will never be close to discrete graphics, but would adding more ...
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Does upgrading RAM causes increase in Graphic card's share?

I have asked this question on Ask Ubuntu, and I was suggested to Upgrade RAM from most voted answers. But I got a point about my graphics card. Since, I can upgrade RAM and not graphics card, Does ...
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Nvidia 9400M vs Intel 4000HD

I have done some searching on google and found some tests saying 4000HD is a great improvement over previous generation etc. Although I didn't get any tests that compared it with dedicated cards. ...
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cannot install new drivers for ATI Radeon HD mobility

I have an ATI mobility Radeon HD 3200 graphics card with a driver that I downloaded from my computer manufacturer's site. I wanted to upgrade the driver so I downloaded the respective driver from ATI ...
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Weird glitches on Intel iGPU

I have a weird problem that I can't manage to describe in one word, so I'm having trouble searching for a solution. My monitors sometimes go black for a tenth of a second. Other times, they show the ...
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How do I configure Mass Effect to run on my NVidia card, and not on the Intel card?

tl:dr; (for those of you who think scrolling past screenshots takes too much time): How do I configure Mass Effect to use my NVidia graphics card? My problem: I have an ASUS N53SN which, except for ...
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How do I upgrade my graphics on my laptop?

I recently bought an HP dv6 6180us laptop. The PDF datasheet says that I have a Radeon HD 6770M switchable graphics card with 1024 MB of GDDR5 RAM and up to 4096 MB total graphics memory. How am I ...
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How can I fix a computer with BIOS settings that prevent it from using the video card?

I recently tried to switch my Desktop from using the discrete ATI Radeon HD 7550 card to using the integrated graphics included with my i7 processor. Setting the Integrated graphics to the default ...
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“radeon disabling gpu acceleration” hang on boot of clean CentOS 6.2 Minimal install

I have a clean install of CentOS 6.2 minimal on a server. On boot, just after the GRUB boot loader screen, I get a message that's about 3 lines long and very blurry. The same message appears on the ...
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What happens when you add a Graphics card to a i7 with built in graphics (e.g. HD 4000) [closed]

I'm thinking of upgrading my computer from an AMD Phenom II X4 955BE with a AMD Radeon HD 6800 Graphics card (not integrated) to using a Intel Core i7 3770. As I have no knowledge of integrated ...
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How good is performance of HD4000 integrated graphics? [closed]

I'm looking to build a desktop PC based on some new Ivy Bridge mid-range processor (e.g. Core i5-3570K) and mid-range/performance motherboard (Z77). Top Ivy Bridge processors seems to include some ...
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System Alerts are slow to draw

My PC is running pretty quickly and pretty responsively. The only one problem it seems to have is with system alerts (Message boxes, not tool-tips). Often, yet not always, they are slow to draw. The ...
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Second Monitor “Input Not Supported”

I have two identical monitors (new Acer s211hl) with a native resolution of 1920x1080. When enabling dual monitor support in Windows 7, the primary monitor works as expected, but the second monitor ...
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How to compare speed of graphics cards in Windows desktop environment?

I use Windows 7 and Intel Core i3 CPU with integrated graphics. My problem is that it eats valuable system RAM for display. I can replace it with an old PCIe Radeon X700, so all system RAM will be ...
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Monitering gpu stats of my onboard displays

As the title says i want to be able to use msi or one of the windows gadjets to moniter my onboard display, I currently use msi and a linked windows gadjet to monitor my pci card but want to be able ...
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Using PCIe and onboard together

I'm currently using my PCI Express card to run 2 monitors and my onboard to run another. It works fine despite people saying it won't. I use a gadget to monitor my PCI card but would also like to ...
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How can I install OpenCL on Windows 8 Consumer Preview?

I have an Intel Core i3 540. It's got integrated graphics, as far as I know. I'm running the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. I've wanted to start mining bitcoins for fun, but I've been disappointed with ...
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Will I see much benefit from buying a low end graphics card instead of using the integrated graphics from a Core i5-2500k processor?

I currently have a Core i5-2500k processor and a Gigabyte Z68x-UD3H-B3 motherboard. I've been using the integrated Intel graphics, but was thinking that getting a separate graphics card would provide ...
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How do I enable the onboard gfx card alongside a discrete graphics card?

My motherboard is M3a78-cm and the new card I installed is the GT 520 from NVIDIA. I tried looking around the BIOS settings but I was only able to toggle between having the DisplayPort (internal gfx) ...
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How can I make the desktop span two screens on an Intel HD graphics adapter?

I have a Wndows XP machine with an Intel Core i5-2400 processor with integrated graphics (Intel HD Graphics 2000) and two monitors hooked up to it. I would like to have the Windows desktop span these ...
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Does Intel H61 chipset supports Intel Integrated graphics?

I am about to get a motherboard with the Intel H61 chipset and the Intel i3 2100 CPU. Can these two comunicate and use the Cpu's integrated graphics? According to this it is possible but I am kinda ...
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Dell optiplex 790, graphics not working on Win7 64-bit

I work on Dell optiplex 790 that has two graphics cards: embedded Intel (with VGA output) and 'normal' ATI Radeon (with DVI output). Unfortunately only the first one works. Although both cables (DVI ...
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How can I enable my integrated graphics hardware?

I wish to use three monitors, but my PCIe graphics card only has two DVI outputs. My motherboard, an ECS A880GM-M6 Black Series, has onboard graphics, but it seems to be disabled when the PCIe card is ...
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Disabling GPU and using onboard graphics on Ubuntu 11.10

I have got an Asus N53 laptop with Core i7 2630QM CPU and nVidia GT 550M GPU. On Windows, i watch movies and play games. Which i need GPU. But on Ubuntu, i just develop web sites only use Netbeans and ...
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After increasing RAM size, Windows Experience graphics index rating went down

I own a Sony Vaio CB17 laptop with an Intel i7 processor and dual switchable graphics card: Intel HD and a Radeon 6630M. Originally, the laptop came with 4 GB RMA (DDR3 1333), but then I thought it ...
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Where can one find quickly what is the maximum resolution that a graphics card supports?

I'm in the process of replacing two home laptops that have gotten weary with age, with rather simple/cheap desktop computers. Both laptops were unique that they were used in combination with external ...