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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to use a nVidia GPU to render graphics if the monitor is connected to the motherboard video port?

I have an Asus Z87 Deluxe motherboard, which has an integrated Intel HD 4600 GPU; I also have a nVidia GeForce GTX 560 TI graphics card; currently, my monitor is connected to the graphics card and the ...
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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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How can I tell if a laptop's video card can be upgraded? [closed]

Some laptops have integrated video, while others have dedicated graphics. Still others have dual graphics that change on demand. Most laptops have the video components built into the design of 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 ...
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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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Lenovo W530 with Windows 8.1 not recognizing external monitor

I just got a Lenovo W530 through work running Windows 8.1 Enterprise 64-bit. My VGA port on the side of the laptop does not recognize any external monitor plugged into it. My company's IT guys and I ...
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Higher than 1920 x 1080 resolution with Intel 4000 graphics chipset

Trying to hook up a Samsung U28D590 4K monitor (3840 x 2160 pixels) to a system with an integrated Intel 4000 graphics chipset (running Windows 7 SP1). According to Intel's specs, the Intel 4000 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Integrated Graphics

I'm thinking of buying this motherboard, and it has integrated graphics, and I'm building a budget PC, £150 ish, so I'm wondering if it would be worth getting a graphics card? This one seems quite ...
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Adjusting overscan with onboard graphics?

I have just purchased a new monitor (AOC I2267F) and I am having issue with black borders around the edges of the monitor. I get this issue when using both HDMI and VGA (monitor has no DVI port), ...
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Use Integrated Graphics for WiDi and Discrete Graphics card for monitors

I have a GForce GTX 480 (old I know) running my 2 monitors, and I'd like to use the HD4600 Integrated Graphics from my i7-4790 to mirror my main display via WiDi to my TV. The Miracast receiver ...
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Windows 7 x64, Intel HD 4000 took 2 GB of ram. Why?

The last week I installed Windows 7 Professional x64 on my notebook, and after installing some drivers I noticed that only 5.86 GB of 8 GB of RAM was being used. I did a little research, and I found ...
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Will this processor work fine with my integrated graphics chipset?

Trying to upgrade my processor from a core 2 duo to a core 2 extreme quad core but can't seem to find anything that says if they're compatible and don't want to spend the money on a processor that ...
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Set an executable to use integrated graphics (Intel) instead of NVIDIA card

Using the NVIDIA Control Panel I can set the executable to use integrated graphics as shown in the following screenshot: The reason I do this is so the program will use Intel Quick Sync hardware ...
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Use notebook discrete graphics card to push internal and external monitor

I have a ASUS n550jk notebook. After connecting a mini-display port to dvi monitor, the computer uses integrated graphics to push the monitor. Later on, i modified some of the configuration, the ...
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CPU pins bent-ish and processor dead. Steps to take?

I have an old computer that's been non-functional for some years. Last I checked it has power and turns on, fan spins, SATA ports give power, but no video output. My assumption is that the CPU is ...
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Will decreasing shared graphics memory have any negative effects?

Let's say that 3.5 of 4 GB is usable (500 MB reserved for the graphics chip), and you want more usable RAM. Will decreasing shared graphics memory to the minimum setting in the BIOS have any ...
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Power turns on, No display

I own a Gateway NV-53 It is 4-5 years old.. Last night when i turned it on, power light turned on, i heard the sound of the CD drive,but there was nothing on the display! When I brought it to a repair ...
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Display issues on new OpenSUSE install

I installed OpenSUSE 13.1 on my newly built PC, but the display is just horrible : the edges of the screen are missing. For example, I can't see all the top part, I can barely read the date and I ...
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Identical computers, drastically different graphical behavior

So, my friend and I bought our laptops at the same time, from the same place, and the same model. Nothing special, just the HP dv6-6c14nr. It was only $450 with an Intel i5-2450m, 4gb RAM, and a 500GB ...
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A display driver has stopped working and has been recovered

I'm having the same issue explained on this question: A display driver has stopped working and has been recovered issue Although I'm using Windows 8.1 x64, the problem is happening very often when I ...
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GPU processing video for a screen connected to the motherboard?

I have 3 screens: 2 DVI via GPU and 1 DVI via the motherboard. Does anyone know if the video processing is in fact still happening on the GPU and being fed through the motherboard to my 3rd screen? ...
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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 ...