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

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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 ...
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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 ...