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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 ...
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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 ...