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

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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 ...
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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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Radeon X300/X550 card running slower/faster than other box with onboard graphics?

I have two new (compared to my Win95) boxes (OK, they're both over 3 years old but whatever). One runs WinXP SP3 and the other one has WinVista SP2. The XP box has an onboard VIA/S3G UniChrome IGP ...
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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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Widescreen resolution on old VIA UniChrome IGP?

I hooked an old Compaq Presario running Windows XP to an Acer 20" monitor capable of 1680x1050 resolution, because I need Windows to get into work from home and I want the screen real estate. But ...
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Can I install a new separate graphics card in my desktop pc

I have a Core2Duo processor (E6300, @1.86 GHz). I want to know if installing a separate new graphics card eat up more CPU's power than having an integrated graphics. And also do I have to pay more ...
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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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Why I Have Slow Laptop Performance Which Occurs Frequently?

Frequently I feel that my framerate of what I see on laptop's screen is slow. What I mean is if you have ever played games, you know that graphical performance is measured in FPS (framerates per ...
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How to switch to integrated graphics card on HP G62-b40EM?

I have a HP G62-b40EM laptop with Intel Core i3 350M and ATI/AMD Radeon HD 5470. How do I enable the integrated graphics card? Official Intel page says, that the processor has an IGP, but I can't seem ...
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Run monitor #1 (VGA) from onboard graphics + monitor #2 (VGA) from PCIe graphics card?

I have an Asus P5KPL-AM IN/GB motherboard with onboard graphics connected to a Dell 1708FPb 17 inch flat panel monitor. The second (identical) display is connected to an Nvidia GeForce 210 PCIe ...
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Use Asus M4A88T-M internal graphics with PCIe-graphics

I have an Asus M4A88T-M Motherboard with an internal ATI HD4250 graphics card. I also have a Nvidia Geforce GFX460 sitting on my PCIe-Port. I want to use 3 Screens and for this, I want to use the ...
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What's the difference between the graphics capabilities in Sandy Bridge and an accelerated graphics card? [closed]

I've been reading that the big news with Sandy Bridge processors is that they can process video much faster. Does this mean that we no longer need accelerated graphics cards that can do this? Are we ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 graphics problem

I have an HP Pavilion dv6 with switchable graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6490M and Intel integrated Sandy Bridge graphics. My computer boots fine from the Ubuntu 11.04 live CD into the Unity desktop. ...
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How Can I Use the Onboard VGA WITH a PCI-E Display Adapter?

I have this motherboard in my machine. I have installed an NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS in the PCI-e x16 slot. I have two monitors connected to the GeForce, and they work perfectly. I have connected a ...
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What are the benefits from more iGPU memory?

I am using the Intel HD Grahpics integrated in the CPU and the BIOS setup lets me choose the amount of iGPU memory. I can choose between 32M, 64M, 96M and 128M. The default is 64M. I would like advice ...
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Integrated VGA and DisplayPort to power dual monitors?

I'm trying to add a second monitor to my work Windows 7 hp PC. It's a low-profile model so won't take a full height graphics card with 2 outputs. It does have a DisplayPort socket though. Is it ...
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Does Intel HD Graphics 3000 support hardware acceleration for Flash?

If I were to skip a discrete video card and just get an Intel Core i5 2500k CPU, would the integrated GPU support hardware acceleration for Flash? If so, is that just on Windows? What about Mac? ...
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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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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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Integrated video card is not detected in Windows 7

I have dual monitor setup powered by NVidia GTS 9800 with 2xDVI. Found the third monitor and tried to plug it in via the integrated graphics card (the DVI connected on the board) as a video source ...
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Term used for a motherboard without integrated audio or video

I'm trying to look for motherboards without any bells and whistles (audio and video) in order to build an Audio Production workstation. Is there any special keyword I can use in my research that ...
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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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Can an onboard laptop graphics card be replaced with an external one?

I have had a Dell D630 laptop for a long time. Suddenly the graphics card began to over-heat and the screen got a pink color. After a while the monitor didn't show anything. Right now, when I turn ...
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Pixel pushing power comparison: GeForce 8600 GT and modern Intel HD Graphics?

There's a similar question here. The answer has a useful link to a table on Tom's Hardware, however I don't think it entirely covers my question. The reason is that the latest generation Intel ...
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Amilo Pa 2548 graphics chip, code 43

driver of dedicated GPU nVidia GeForce 8400M G, says error code 43. Graphics in Vista vent VGA (4-bit colors, 640x480 resolution). Vista won't allow any change to higer resolution. Already tried ...
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Sandy Bridge: Would it cause CPU performance drop when using integrated GPU?

It seems that the GPU requires more memory bandwidth than the CPU. Discrete graphics all have dedicated fast memory on board. The integrated GPU shares the same system memory as the CPU. Would that ...
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Integrated Graphics vs Integrated GPU

What are the differences between the APU/Sandy Bridge graphics and all the integrated chips before them?
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Will the integrated GPU be enough

I've seen this question, but the answers are tainted by the asker already having a graphics card to put in. I'm looking at pairing a Sandybridge i5 2500K with an Intel H67 chipset board(already got a ...
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Running a Sandybridge i5 2500K on an h67 board

Is anyone aware of any issues/downsides of running a Sandy Bridge i5 2500K on an H67 board? Some info for context: I'm planning on building a dual monitor, quiet, development rig. I have no plans ...
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Using both integrated graphic card and a PCIe GPU

How do I know whether it's possible to use both integrated graphic card and a PCIe one on a Gigabyte G33-DS3R motherboard? I saw some other question whose some answers tends to suggest it's not ...
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How to find out the amount of system memory allocated for the video card?

From the NVIDIA Control Panel: Total available graphics memory: 3839 MB Dedicated video memory: 256 MB DDR2 System video memory: 64 MB Shared system memory: 3519 MB From dxdiag: Display Memory: ...
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Can Sandy Bridge integrated graphics handle full Windows-7 Aero graphics?

I'm building a couple of new boxes for business not gaming. Don't need to overclock, would love to avoid heat/noise/$ of a GPU, but I would like to have the full Win7 Aero graphics experience. Can ...
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Where can I find a driver for my integrated video card?

Here is the DXDiagnostics: Where can I find the driver for this particular video card? Googling yielded no results and I'm not familiar with integrated cards. Thank you!
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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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How can I enable onboard graphics AND dedicated card simultaneously?

My PC (Compaq Presario) has an onboard Intel 3100 which is pretty lame wbut would be useful for testing on, or a 3rd monitor. I've then got a nVidia PCIx card installed. I can't seem to find a way to ...
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How to use dedicated video card instead of onboard?

I tried running DxDiag (DirectX diagnostics), and I noticed that my graphics card is set to the onboard one that comes with the Core i5 processor (some Intel HD stuff). On my computer, I also have a ...
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Should I get integrated graphics if I already have a dedicated GPU?

I want to upgrade my computer to the new Sandy Bridge CPU's, which features integrated graphics. However, you have to choose between two types of chipsets: H67 or P67. Now since I already own a ...
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Does Ubuntu handle the GMA 950 as well as Windows?

So I notice that eeePC 1001P can handle a pretty high resolution whereas my 1005HA, on Ubuntu, flickers when I even alt+tab. I looked for drivers and it seems they're all bundled into Ubuntu already. ...
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How do Intel HD Graphics from 2010 processors compare to current low level graphics cards? [closed]

This question is similar to this, but here I'm asking about Intel HD Graphics integrated into 2010 processors in general and graphics integrated into Atom N550 in particular. A site with reviews ...
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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 ...