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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I run this monitor?

I am upto buying new monitor for my desktop. Here are some specs.and you please help me choose a better one (an which one will work)? Graphics property of system : Intel(R) 82845G Graphics ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I make my PCI-E graphics card visible to Ubuntu when the motherboard has integrated graphics?

I have a Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2 motherboard with integrated graphics that shows up on lspci as an ATI Radeon 2100. I also bought a PCI-Express Nvidia graphics card so I could use the VDPAU feature on ...
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Screen rotation hot key (Ctrl+Alt+Up) not responding, what's going on?

The other day my son (11 months) discovered a new hot key combination on my laptop. As I'm sure many of you are aware (I wasn't until the other day), on machines with Intel Graphics, pressing ...
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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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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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Does a graphics card use electricity if it's installed but not being used?

I unattached my monitors from my PCI-E video card and attached them to the onboard video card. I'm not using the PCI-E card anymore. Is it using any electricity? Should I uninstall it? Will I save ...
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How much electricity will I save if I use the onboard graphics card [closed]

If I use onboard video instead of a PCI-E card, will I save much money in the electricity bill?
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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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How do I disable my GPU so that it defaults to the integrated graphics?

I have an old computer that is experiencing graphical related corruption as well as randomly restarting. In an attempt to isolate the problem I want to disable the GPU so it reverts to the chipset ...
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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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Intel GMA 4500MHD flickering in opengl

I have an application that uses OpenGL for its display. When this application is run on a laptop with an Intel GMA 4500MHD on Windows XP the OpenGL content appears to flicker/shudder between 2 ...
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Integrated Graphics vs Dedicated Video Card on laptops

What are the main differences between machines using integrated graphics and dedicated video cards on laptops? When should I considering the one or the other? I'm not sure if it's worth stating this ...
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Can I use an onboard and pci vga simultaneously?

I have an old machine I'd like to get running with dual monitors. The pci vga only has only 1 output port. However, I have another output via the onboard video card. Can I leverage both video cards to ...
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Onboard video vs. PCI-E video card

Would a separate PCI-E video card provide benefits to a user who currently uses onboard video? The onboard video card is on an Intel DG35EC. The onboard video is Intel Graphics Media Accelerator ...