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How to switch off Series 9 Samsung NP900X3C-A03AU “smart stay” display

I have a NP900X3C-A03AU am often in situations where 2 sets of eyes are looking at my screen. The automatic dimming of the screen when your not looking at it to save battery is not working for me. ...
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Can dedicated video cards be deactivated in laptops? [on hold]

Let's say the computer has the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 thingy, and nVidia GeForce GTX 760M 2GB. What if I don't want the nVidia graphics, but I have to buy the computer because there isn't ...
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0answers
12 views

Replacing Fan on Laptop

My Laptop is making a lot of noise and is really hot. I assume its overheating due to an issue with the fan and I would like to try replacing the fan. The laptop is an HP Compaq Presario CQ61 The ...
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0answers
33 views

Blank screen, modded bios

Laptop is Lenovo y510p (with 755m sli and i7). A week ago, i decided to flash modded bios (a lot more options), everything went well, then i flashed vbios for second gt 755m. After that, i was looking ...
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0answers
25 views

Will a mini pci-e installed gpu override an over heated faulty onboard gpu during post/ boot up(dell Inspiron n5010 i5 laptop)

I have a dell Inspiron n5010 i5 2010 model laptop with onboard faulty/ over heated ATI radon 5000 series gpu. it can't pass post, nothing on screen or external hdmi display, fan sound present. ...
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3answers
46 views

What is this chip on my motherboard?

I have a question that is really driving me crazy! I have a dell xps M1210 laptop. The other day I opened it to apply thermal paste. There are 2 chips connected to the heatsink, one raised, and one ...
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18 views

Maya on Dell Inspiron

I am planning to buy a new Dell Inspiron 15 7537 laptop. It have i7 5210u 8gb ram 2GB nVidia GeForce GT 750m 5400rpm HDD Windows 8.1 I am just wondering will it install and run Autodesk Maya(and ...
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2answers
40 views

Can I use two 20-inch samsung S20A300B monitors with my laptop?

I have two Samsung NV755 S20A300B monitors and a Gateway NV75S05h laptop which has an AMD Radeon HD 6540G2 video card. The laptop itself only has an HDMI port and a VGA port. Is it possible to ...
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0answers
26 views

Laptop to a monitor Black horizontal Lines

I have a problem with my monitor which I've fixed a long time ago, but I don't remember how. I see black horizontal lines on my Benq GL2460HM monitor. I don't think that it's a problem from the ...
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0answers
32 views

Laptop does not go to hibernate or sleep

I've got an Acer Aspire E1-572G laptop which has two graphic cores...Radeon HD 8750M & Intel HD 4400 So! What does that have to do with my problem you may ask! My laptop doesn't go to hibernate, ...
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1answer
266 views

“DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE” on Windows 8.1

I'll jump straight into details and the steps of what I did to have made my laptop showing BSOD. Earlier time when I first bought this laptop: 1. Launched and played a game 2. Game playing halfway ...
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0answers
22 views

Turning off laptop monitor on nameless device

A few years ago the graphics card (GeForce 9800M GS) on my laptop quit working. I eventually found that I could disable the graphics card and still use the computer. Now looking at the Display ...
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0answers
56 views

The GPU overheats and the laptop shuts down

I had to replace my laptop's graphics card a few weeks ago. I also had it cleaned. At first it was fine, except the fan was loud. But since yesterday it has shut down twice. Once when I tried to play ...
0
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0answers
46 views

Video is pixelated on my old HP G60 laptop

I've taken my usual computer in for repair, which was a Dell Inspiron with Windows 7 64-bit. I'm now using an HP G60 notebook with Windows 7 32-bit. I'm noticing a problem that any video files I watch ...
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1answer
43 views

How do I set my primary graphics card?

I have Acer Aspire V5-552G laptop and it has dual graphic cards 1. on board graphic (Radeon HD 8650G) and 2. dedicated graphic card (Radeon HD 8750M) but the on board graphic card is my primary (which ...
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1answer
34 views

Disable ATI card on Acer Timeline 5810TG

This laptop has a huge problem: The switchable graphic card system (INTEL / ATI) can be configured in BIOS to use the ATI or the INTEL+ATI, but not the INTEL (low power). I want to move on to Windows ...
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2answers
78 views

Dots and black screen while gaming

I have a very annoying problem with my PC. It's specifications are as follows: Model: ASUS N55SF Notebook Processor: i7 2670QM 2.20 GHz Graphics Card: GT 555M 2 GB My issue is that I ...
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0answers
18 views

Hp Pavilion graphic issue

I have a trouble with a Hp Pavilion dv6500. During the startup phase produces a long beep and two short and the monitor remain black. I have the same problem when using an external monitor, all I see ...
2
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1answer
26 views

Switching from a motherboard with a Nvidia video card to an Intel based one

I own a Dell Vostro 1710 whose video card is broken (its one of the renowned GeForce 8600M failures). In an attempt to recondition the laptop, I want to buy the motherboard with the Intel video card ...
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0answers
24 views

Asus EeePc graphic issue

I have a few years old Asus Eeepc 100 HD. Until yesterday it functioned fine. Today nothing gets displayed on its internal screen when I turn it on. I have the same problem when using an external ...
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1answer
174 views

Upgrade soldered GPU

I have a few questions about GPU upgrading, my laptop is good but the GPU is really bad, if it was a better one I could play most recent games on medium-high instead of lower quality. My laptop is an ...
0
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1answer
119 views

Connecting Lenovo E545 laptop to HP ZR2740W display - low resolution

I have Lenovo E545 laptop. It has VGA & HDMI video outputs. AMD Radeon HD 8450G Graphics Display: HP ZR2740W It has DVI-D and DisplayPort inputs. First I bought following cable: ...
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1answer
59 views

HP compaq graphics card not working

My friend has an HP Compaq 610 laptop, that wasn't working he brought it to me to fix it and I discovered that the graphics card isn't working, we need a new graphics card. I googled a bit and found ...
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1answer
171 views

Laptop is using Intel HD 4000 instead of GeForce 630M

I have a dedicated GFX card in my laptop, but DxDiag and GPU-Z say it's using the Intel HD graphics. I disabled the Intel HD 4000 driver in Device Manager, but it didn't work. I searched for a ...
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1answer
415 views

No image via hdmi with Samsung laptop and Windows 8

I could use a little help with this. If got a brand new Samsung NP550P7C-T09BE which I hook up to my 32LG3000 TV via HDMI. The same cable and same TV used to work just fine with my previous Compaq ...
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0answers
162 views

Issue regarding graphics card not being used

i bought a new acer laptop with i5 CPU and 8gb ram and Nvidia geforce 710m. but when i run games i get very low fps, i checked DxDiag and suprise suprise, it says i am using Intel HD graphics. So i ...
2
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0answers
117 views

External monitor very dim via laptop VGA

I have an HP DV6 2115sa laptop running Windows 7, and have been using an external monitor (Samsung SyncMaster) using the VGA port. Having previously worked perfectly, it now suddenly seems to be an ...
0
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1answer
461 views

How to connect one HDMI and one VGA monitor to a laptop?

I have a Lenovo P400 with Windows 8 oprationg system laptop and the graphics card is an Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000. Currently, I have a 20" LCD external monitor connected to the laptop through a VGA ...
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0answers
19 views

Darker patches on laptop monitor

I have a Lenovo G560 laptop, and the monitor is a LG Philips LP156WH4-TLA1. I have noticed some darker patches, like two of them, to the right of the screen that are slightly darker than their ...
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1answer
260 views

HP ProBook 6570b maximum resolution - is 3840 x 2160 / 4K possible?

I'd like to hook up a HP ProBook 6570b to a 4K display. Before getting one, I'd like to know if the laptop is capable of outputting 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz via the DisplayPort. My current research ...
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2answers
92 views

Is it possible to upgrade the onboard graphics card of HP1000 Laptop?

For a HP1000 laptop, there is onboard graphics of intel (R) HD graphics 3000. So, I think it is not enough to play big games like the Blur game. So, was thinking whether I could add an additional card ...
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1answer
74 views

OpenGL 4 software with ATI mobility radeon?

I am attempting a purchase of a laptop, that has ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 video card. Usually, I only saw OpenGL being installed with Nvidia video cards drivers. I would like to know, if I can ...
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1answer
89 views

Why Laptop's Secondary (better) VGA doesn't work properly? [closed]

I have a laptop with switchable graphic cards and while the secondary VGA (the more powerful one) on some video games encounters fail ("close program" error) while the primary VGA can open the ...
0
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2answers
327 views

ASUS N550JV screen turns 'reddish' after Windows boots

So, my ASUS N550JV is brand new. There is a strange issue of screen turning 'reddish' after a while following the Windows 8 boot-up. This actually happens in two scenarios: After the startup ...
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4answers
226 views

Using laptop vga port, misunderstanding

I'm wondering if a VGA Monitor connected to the laptop, will act exactly as the inbuilt monitor? More specifically: I have the monitor connected to the laptop via VGA port. I Start the laptop. On ...
2
votes
1answer
444 views

How do I determine what hardware is in my laptop?

I've bought an HP Envy 15 laptop, used, from Amazon. It had Windows 8 installed, so I tried installing Windows 7 instead. There were a lot of problems with that installation (the screen flickered, ...
0
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1answer
171 views

Laptop with second external monitor

My laptop had 2 display cards, and I want to connect a second external monitor (that is, a third monitor) to have a wider view. The two display cards are: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000; and NAVDIA ...
0
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0answers
29 views

Notebook Doesnt Restart nor Shut-Down

I have installed Windows 8 Pro resently, however, I must first explain: When I was using Windows 7, I locked the clock Speed of my A 5750M APU to 3,2Ghz, what was knowingly causing problems with the ...
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0answers
30 views

Any guarantee that replacing the ATI graphic chip works

Im having a Dell studio 1558 laptop that was purchased 4 yrs ago and now im having a problem in booting the laptop.I gave it to a service center and they said some problem with ATI graphic chip and ...
0
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1answer
231 views

enLaptop Overheating after installing win 8.1

I recently updated my laptop to Windows 8.1. Laptop overheats when I play HD videos and also while playing games.Sometimes it shuts down on its own. This wasn't the case when I was using Windows 8. ...
1
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1answer
102 views

Does Optimus work with Quadro cards?

I am soon to be purchasing my next mobile computer, which will be a powerful desktop replacement that can do anything I throw at it; which will be quite a lot. Mobility, power, extensibility, and ...
0
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1answer
67 views

Disabling ATI auto-contrast and auto-brightness

My HP Elitebook has an ATI video card with an infuriating feature that changes the contrast and the brightness in response to what's being shown on the screen. This has the result that the brightness ...
0
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0answers
25 views

Laptop graphic card PCI-Express version identification

How can you identify what type of PCIe version it is for my laptop? I've taken apart my laptop to where my motherboard is exposed for me to view. I've done a couple of research to figure this out, ...
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2answers
2k views

Laptop external monitor no longer being detected

I have an HP ENVY TouchSmart 4-1215dx Ultrabook Laptop running Windows 8.1. All hardware is standard except I upgraded the 4GB of RAM to 8GB. Up until recently (2-3 days ago), I have had no issues ...
0
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1answer
59 views

Can laptop parts be replaced with a different brand?

I have HP Pavilion g6. I have broadcom wireless card, and HP graphic. They both cause great problems especially on Linux, they're not supported. I want to buy another wireless card and a Nvidia ...
2
votes
1answer
108 views

Debug and fix stuttering system

I have a notebook, Fujitsu Amilo Xi3670 Notebook: Fujitsu Amilo Xi3670 Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 Graphics Adapter 1: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Graphics Adapter 2: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT ...
0
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2answers
778 views

Choosing a new laptop for programming: Lenovo g500 (intel GPU) or lenovo g580 (dedicated GPU) [closed]

I need help to choose my new laptop. I'm going to use it, mainly, for programming, internet, multimedia (see HD videos in internet) and basic tasks of images edition (Photoshop-like). I like of ...
0
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0answers
70 views

Fedora 19 heats up my laptop

I am having a DELL inspiron N5010 with 1GB ATI Radeon 550v Graphics card, 6 GB RAM and i5 2.4 GHz processor, I am running dual operating systems on this laptop while running windows 7 my laptop hardly ...
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0answers
82 views

same laptop model - different supported resolutions - eg. U530

I am looking at the Lenovo U530 laptop. for certain reasons, I have to pick my laptop from the Lenovo Canada site. The Lenovo Canada site ONLY has the U530 in 1366x768 resolutions. While the US ...
0
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1answer
104 views

is the HP 4510s dedicated video card removable?

Does anyone know if the dedicated video card of an HP 4510s laptop can be replaced? The long story is: I have an HP 4510s laptop with an ATI Radeon HD4330 video card, and recently it had shut down ...