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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 I7-...
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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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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 ...
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Black screen recording games

Whenever I play a full screen directx game and attempt to screen record, the mouse shows up but the game does not. I'm using Intel HD Graphics 4000 and I'm assuming its a hardware issue, though I'm ...
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Can't increase screen resolution with latest G41 driver

I have a PC with G41 Express Graphics Chipset and have installed the latest driver. I can't reach the top resolution of "1680x1050". My display is a Samsung SyncMaster E2220.
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Any way to bypass or spoof graphic card check?

I facing some problem with a software. While installing it's giving me a error that "you graphic card is not in the supported list please update you graphic driver". My graphic driver are up to date ...
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Laptop with two variants, identical motherboards: Graphics card addition possible?

Ok, I know a gazillion people have asked countless times about the possibility of adding a graphics card to a laptop, but this one has a twist: I got a Samsung NP300E5Z laptop recently, and the ...
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External monitor not responding

I'm connecting my laptop through a docking station to an external monitor. When I open a Chrome browser window in external monitor and try to scroll, nothing seems to happen. When I move the window ...
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HD 2500 graphics issues

I've recently moved my desktop PC and got a box with a loose CPU cooler and some other moved parts. As I reattached the components, I'm seeing problems which seem to be isolated by my AMD HD6850. I ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 CPU/...
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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 up/...
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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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video drivers corrupted

I have a laptop that froze up the other morning after being on all night. I forced a power down after about 10-12 minutes of a white frozen screen and when I started up later the graphics drivers were ...
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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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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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Can Intel 82865G do widescreen?

I connected a Samsung SyncMaster P2270 (widescreen) to a Dell Dimension 3000 that uses the integrated Intel 82865G for graphics. The problem is that there are no widescreen resolutions to choose from. ...
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Can not install onboard graphics driver

Asus z170p + raedon r9 280x + windows 10 64bit I can not install intel onboard graphics driver. It says "this computer does not meet minimum requirement". I made sure the driver I downloaded is the ...
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Does a dedicated GPU drain battery life heavily during normal use?

Suppose you have two identical ultrabooks but one uses dedicated graphics instead of using the one in the CPU, if you execute the same office tasks on both machoines (i.e., not gaming) will the ...
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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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What is Write Combining, And why does turning it off make my system freeze?

I've had issues the last few days with my windows XP SP3 system freezing up- I eventually worked out it started after i messed with display settings, and turned off write combining. Freezes often ...
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Third monitor on onboard VGA? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Can I use an onboard and pci vga simultaneously? 3 Monitors to a single pc Hello guys, I'am using dual monitor setup with a radeon 5770 vga card, also I have an onboard ...
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Disadvantages of Integrated Graphics Processor

I recently upgraded pretty much everything on two of my systems but my NVIDIA GeForce 210 1GB Graphic Cards. One of my system has Intel Core i3 4130 which has Intel HD Graphics 4400 and the second ...
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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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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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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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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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Why does my desktop look much worse after upgrading to windows 8.1?

I upgraded to 8.1 from 8 the other day, and while I can't prove it it seems like the desktop graphics (AMD Radeon) look much worse. It's a weird effect kind of like pixellation but not quite - almost ...
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No display when discrete graphics card inserted

I recently purchased a new desktop PC: HP p7-1423w, i5-3330, HD Graphics 2500 (integrated). The first thing I did was remove Windows 8 and install Linux. A few days later, I was ready to install 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Integrated Graphics went kaput, can I switch to dedicated graphics if I can't get into the BIOS

I have an 8 year old computer (Pentium 4 1.6 GHz, 256 MB DDR RAM) which is not turning on (it beeps for 10 seconds and then goes off). Nothing appears on the screen, so I can't get into the BIOS. A ...