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

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Use Sandy Bridges integrated graphics (or activate switchable graphics) in Ubuntu

I have a HP Pavilion dv6 with Sandy Bridges Core-i7, dual-booted Win7 and Ubuntu 11.04. It also has a 1GB ATI Radeon 6490 discrete graphics card. In windows, the ATI utility works great and can ...
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What motherboard supports new i5 integrated graphics?

The i5 sandy bridge processer (recall aside) has built in Intel HD Graphics 2000/3000 graphics. I simply would like to know what motherboard supports this (e.g. has video ports to utilize the cpu ...
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Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset Family performance improvement

I just purchased a laptop with the Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset Family with 1308 mb of memory. I know its no Nvidia or ATi card but 1308 mb still looks like a lot to me. Is there any way i ...
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Laptop monitor goes black under intense graphics

I have a dell inspiron 1520 with a nvidia GeForce 8600M GT video card. I have Windows 7 professional as an operating system. Yesterday when I was using it the screen started to somewhat flicker then ...
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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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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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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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Intel D2700DC won't boot without display connected

I have assembled PC based on Intel D2700DC mini-ITX motherboard to use it as headless server. I was able to install Fedora 17 Linux on it, and it worked fine until I disconnected display. It still ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I get three monitors with multiple graphics cards working on Ubuntu?

I'm going to make my computer a real workstation! And I'd like to plug 3 monitors to it. Is it possible to do it having Linux (Ubuntu) and: integrated graphics with one out and graphics card with 2 ...
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Changing my PC's motherboard

I have a Asus A7N266 motherboard currently with a Athlon XP 1.8GHz processor that I assembled in 2002. The Video RAM for this is just 32 MB. I would like to upgrade my motherboard and retain the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can I run 3 monitors with onboard plus discrete graphics card?

I have an ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 motherboard with ATI Radeon HD 4250 on board graphics. I'm currently running a 2 monitor setup using the VGA and DVI connections on the motherboard. I want to add a ...
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How is display devices connected to the integrated Intel HD Graphics?

Many new Intel processors have got integrated Intel HD Graphics so that there is no need to have a separate graphics card in a system with such a processor. How is a display device, such as a monitor, ...
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Is the laptop using the integrated or discrete graphics?

I've bought a new laptop with discrete graphics (a Radeon mobility card), but I know there's also integrated graphics somewhere inside... The laptop came with no OS installed, so I had to install the ...
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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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What graphics card is suitable for my motherboard?

Following the title, can someone recommend a graphics card for my motherboard? This is my motherboard: http://www.biostar-usa.com/mbdetails.asp?model=945GZ%20MICRO%20775%20SE I don't want to use the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How does integrated graphics work with a dedicated graphics card?

I've been out of the hardware loop for a long time, and seeing as it's time for me to upgrade, I've been looking at the latest gear. The newest Intel processors appear to have integrated graphics ...
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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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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 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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What is the Intel Core i7 onboard graphics maximum supported resolution?

I went from an external Nvidia card to the i7 graphics and was shocked that the driver maxed out at 1680x1050 pixels. I have a 27" monitor whose native resolution is 2560x1440. Can the onboard ...
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How to Enable Integrated Graphics on Core i5 Mobile

I have a Core i5 520M on my VAIO laptop, with NVIDIA discrete graphics. According to Intel, it has integrated graphics. Is there any way to enable it?
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intel HD graphics with integrated tv tuner

I have a new Dell laptop with Intel HD graphics and an integrated TV tuner. How can I use this TV tuner? Should I install third party software for using it or just configure something? I tried to ...
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Does a laptop with a GPU also use IGP?

I have a Thinkpad T60 with dual screen setup: The laptop's LCD: Is normal looking. VGA external monitor: Looks "wavy," but I hooked it up to another computer and it looked fine. Does this imply ...
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Need to find upgrade to Cirrus Logic 5434 [closed]

"The V12LC-I ships with the Cirrus 5430/5434 VGA PCI accelerator on-board. It supports up to 2 MB video memory for a resolution up to 1024x768x256, non-interlaced. Large video memory allows you to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...