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

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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 ...