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Virtual Machines: What components should I upgrade to improve running virtual machines?

at work I need to have one or sometimes two instances of a vmware virtual Windows 7 machine running on my real Windows 7 machine. The computer I'm using is Dell Precision 490 from 2009 I believe, ...
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How do I know my video card is good enough for running bluestacks

I run bluestacks and I keep seeing initializing. Some says that bluestacks require high end video card. My video card is: NVIDIA GeForce 210 according to belarc advisor. Should I buy better video ...
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29 views

137 MB hardware reserved memory 64-bit OS with external graphics card

First of all, I have 64-bit OS, so it's not the 32-bit limitation of 3.5 GB. I have 2x2GB RAM sticks, when I was using the iGPU, I was assigning (128MB + 2MB GTT) for it but the hardware reserved ...
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58 views

Constant beeping with new PSU, no video output

So, my friends computer is not producing video output. The monitor works, I've tried the CPU and RAM inside of my computer, so I know they work. On the initial build we forgot standoffs and the ...
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2answers
84 views

Will overclocking my chipset increase the performance of integrated graphics?

My AMD Radeon HD 5830 recently broke (overheated because the fan stopped working), and I am currently attempting to run games on integrated graphics, on my chipset. Many games are responding slowly, ...
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1answer
34 views

PC Continues fast short beep or Continues long beep

I hope I can ask this one here. Can Anyone please help me on this. I was trying to format my pc since the bootmgr is missing., MY pc has a motherboard Asus H61ME. I have a Video card GeForce GT 620 ...
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1answer
316 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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1answer
48 views

Computer doesn't get further than motherboard screen after installing new ram?

I just go new Kingston Hyper Beast DDR3 8x2GB kit in the door, but when I install them into my board, either my monitor doesn't react at all, or I get the motherboard screen which causes a restart and ...
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0answers
40 views

Windows 7: Intermittent Graphical Errors

Sorry if this is the wrong "Section" to put this question in, if so let me know and I will move it. I seem to be having a intermittent graphical issue with my system which is normally seen as ...
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1answer
41 views

Chipset GPU causes a massive slowdown

My AMD Radeon HD 7700 recently broke (fan stopped working and GPU overheated), and now I'm running on internal chipset graphics, and it causes a massive slowdown of the whole PC. I've changed the ...
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1answer
101 views

Video memory buswidth vs video memory Bandwidth

My current video card (9600GT) is dying and I'm searching for a new video card. Between acquiring my current one and now, I got a lot more knowledge about hardware and I want to use that to pick my ...
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1answer
56 views

Asus MB memory error after turning on the computer

This is my pc's specs Asus-Z87-PLUS (latest bios and drivers) Core i5 4570 Crucial 8Gig DDR3 @1600 compatible with Intel's 8th series chip WD caviar green 1TB Sapphire ATI 7850 (latest drivers) ...
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2answers
83 views

My PC restarts randomly

I bought a desktop 1 year ago. I used it and it worked very fine. After 6 months it suddenly shut down without blue screen and was responding to restarts. yet it is not solved but I tried a lot to ...
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1answer
294 views

Why does not Windows statically allocate RAM for Intel Integrated Graphics?

I wanted to know how much RAM is being utilized. It said that out of the 12 GB installed, 7 gb was allocated overall and it showed me the split up for each processes. I could not find the RAM ...
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2answers
174 views

Can my Motherboard handle this Graphics card?

I found this mother board online (Gigabyte GA-Z87X-SLI) and this graphics card (Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 4GB PhysX CUDA). The graphics card has 4GB GDDR5 SDRAM. So this is the actual problem: The ...
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0answers
315 views

intel hd graphics 3000, reduce shared memory allocation

I cant find the way to reduce the video shared memory size. Is it possible? I have searched all configurations on the driver. I have also disabled the driver. I have searched the bios with no ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Why my PC won't boot up?

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 (OnBoard Graphics) Core: Intel i5 3350P (No Graphics Included) RAM: Kingston KVR13N9S8/4 When I press the power button, the only thing that the PC does is "buzzing" ...
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1answer
86 views

Weird alarm sounding on my computer when under load, but no overheating

I am having a rather odd hardware issue and to be honest, I am not quite sure what is causing it. I have been building my own systems for over 10 years and have all kinds of qualifications, but this ...
2
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1answer
161 views

Why is this memory range on the PCI bus?

Why is the following memory address range on the PCI bus? The image is from my Netbook that uses shared video memory with no dedicated video memory so I am unsure as to why the VGA memory range ...
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0answers
1k views

asus motherboard: one long beep, 3 short beeps, one short beep

When my computer starts, monitor shows no signal, you can hear the computer trying to do something (almost sounds like starting a car with multiple tries). Then I hear one long beep, three short beep, ...
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0answers
100 views

Is a Dell XPS 15 L502x with three 24" monitors (1920 x 1200) possible?

I'm at a crossroads and need some PC advice. I'm a web developer so I'll have a few local web and DB servers running, maybe Photoshop and or Illustrator, any number of MS Office programs running, SQL ...
1
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1answer
54 views

How shared graphics memory works?

How does shared graphics memory work? It is my understanding that when you set how much system memory to share with the graphics controller in the BIOS, this then becomes invisible to the OS, So ...
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3answers
474 views

Do I really need 1 GB Ram for a graphic card if i'm going to use only for HPC? [closed]

I have a Nvidia GT640 with 2GB memory and it requirements says that my computer must have at least 1 GB RAM. My computer can't have the enough needed ram (Could be a Raspberry Pi, CubieBoard, 86 Duino ...
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2answers
68 views

Any tool for video card memory scan?

Can someone please suggest any tool for scanning memory (RAM) of a video/graphic card? All I can find are some very old programs that do not support modern cards as they, for example do not support ...
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0answers
52 views

Memory remapping solution failed, only 3 GB usable out of 8 GB [duplicate]

I tried remapping my memory to fix the 3 GB of RAM problem but it failed. Basically this is my problem: I've tried doing memory remapping but it half-works. It goes from this: Total: 8192 MB ...
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1answer
221 views

What is causing blue screen and making my pc restart?

I need expert help. Recently a friend of mine brought spare parts and assembled a PC for me. The specs of the PC are as below : Casing: Aerocool vs92 gaming Processor: core i7 3.4-3.9GHz 8mb cache ...
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0answers
27 views

Is there an explanation, why my computer only works with this RAM configuration?

Recently I had a problem with my desktop computer, which was working fine over the last 3 years. The hardware has the following specification: Motherboard: ZOTAC GeForce 9300-ITX [GF9300-I-E] ...
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2answers
268 views

L4D2 intense lag with addons

My copy of Left 4 Dead 2 was downloaded during the free download period on Steam (the Christmas Special), so I'm wondering if this is one of the problem. I don't know why, but without addons, my ...
0
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1answer
358 views

Photoshop sees wrong graphic card

I've got i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM, integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 and GeForce 540M in my notebook. For some reason in "Edit > Performance > Graphics Processor Settings" Photoshop CS6 sees only ...
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1answer
804 views

How to check actual onboard graphics memory of a mother board?

I have Asus P7H55-M LX motherboard with 2GB RAM and Windows XP SP3 installed. I want to know How to check actual onboard pure graphics memory of any motherboard? without any approximation ? I tried ...
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0answers
25 views

Workstation graphics card brings down memory clock of system

I had bought a graphics card NVIDIA Quadro 410 (base level) and attached it to my system. The problem i am facing is that once i install it, it beeps 3 times with a gap of 10-20 seconds and then ...
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0answers
75 views

Intel HD 2500 gaming

I have a Dell all in one Desktop with the specs below and I am wondering if it is ok to play games like Battlefield and Crysis. I've seen people play those with the HD 2500. I am just worried that it ...
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1answer
305 views

M5A99X Evo R2.0 wont post after new ram upgrade

Setup: ASUS M5A99X EVO R2.0 AM3+, AMD 990X, SATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.0, ATX, AMD Motherboard AMD FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz (4.2GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor FD8350FRHKBOX 6 to 8GB ...
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1answer
292 views

Tracking down the cause of a blue screen error (code 124)

I've been having problems with a blue-screening PC lately (BCCode 124), and I've been trying to track down whats causing it. I had the idea to run a bunch of stability tests to try and isolate the ...
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0answers
147 views

PC freezes with high activity and when playing games

I have a Windows 7 Acer Aspire x3475 with AMD Radeon HD 7000 + 7660D Dual Graphics (2343). When I play games, my computer freezes and the screen goes black. The only sound is a loud beep that does not ...
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63 views

Black Screen + Freeze after a couple minutes of gameplay (Windows 8)

Since this morning I'm getting random freezes after a couple of minutes of gameplay. It started with Battlefield 3, which made my screen turn black and I had to push the reset button since ...
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1answer
101 views

Sharing memory with graphics card does it matters?

I use a Graphics card named Bioster HD 6670 DDR5 1 GB And My Ram is 6 GB with 1366 Buzz and In My Direct Diagnostic Tool i Found that MY ram Shared with my GPU and Showing Approx. Total Memory: 3828 ...
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1answer
190 views

Computer doesn't beep when starting with only motherboard, power supply, and CPU. Is the motherboard dead?

I recently purchased a motherboard with my graphics card and CPU. After installing everything, it starts up, but there is no output. When I stripped down to just the power supply, motherboard, and ...
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1answer
195 views

Why does my PC's MXM slot claim to have a limited wattage and graphic capacity?

I bought an all-in-one HP PC and the motherboard has an MXM 3.0 Type A slot. I'm looking forward into acquiring an MXM 3.0 Type A compatible graphic card, but the specs for the MXM slot are strongly ...
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0answers
36 views

Video Card memory interface compatability

[Incoming noob question] [brace for impact] I've been building my own PCs for over 10 years now, but I'm not exactly rich and technology keeps shooting up lightyears ahead of whatever build I have. ...
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0answers
135 views

Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS3 DDR3 support and Grahics Card problems

I found the board specification on: http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=2741&dl=1#ov but no DDR3 memory is present in the memory support list of the board. I have the following ...
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0answers
108 views

Laptop with i5 used for gaming, but it says I have 0 video RAM

I have a HP laptop, with 8GB RAM, Intel Core i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40 GHz, 2 Core(s), Windows 7. I have this problem where I get constant low FPS in games, to a point where the games become unplayable. I ...
0
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1answer
290 views

Why is my computer struggling with Mudbox?

I'm running a early 2011 MacBook Pro 15", i7 2.2 GHz, 4 GB RAM, ATI 6750m, with Mudbox 2014. Low level subdivisions are fine but once I start adding more detail, painting, posing, etc its nearly ...
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0answers
200 views

Gigabyte GA-A55m NO POST

Just put together a new computer with some basic parts from newegg. I am getting no video, and no post at all. Nothing from the speaker. The speaker definitely works as I have pulled the memory and ...
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0answers
111 views

Clock speed in Gbps?

I was looking at a graphics card selling website and I stumbled upon "Memory clock: 6.0 Gbps". Is this correct? I mean: shouldn't memory clock be expressed as Ghz? What does it mean expressing it ...
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1answer
460 views

Allocating more RAM to Integrated Intel HD Graphics

I am concerned about power consumption on my Asus laptop. I have allocated 512MB (maximum allowed) of RAM to the graphics card, and I wanted to know if the more you allocate the more power it ...
0
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3answers
114 views

CPU Bottlenecking GPU?

At the moment I have these specs: BIOSTAR Group, A770E3 motherboard CPU: Processor AMD Athlon(tm) II X3 450 Processor, 3200 Mhz, 3 Core(s), 3 Logical Processor(s) RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 12GB (3 ...
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0answers
46 views

Random graphics corruptions

I've recently gotten some graphics corruptions, and they've been getting more common recently. For instance, as I'm writing this, I have this one in chrome (the barcode-like thing at the top right): ...
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0answers
605 views

Linux recognize only partial memory

I tried different linux distributions (Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome Remix, Fedora 18, Bridge Linux) on my new laptop but all of them have a problem with memory. My laptop has 4 GB memory but Ubuntu recognises ...
2
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1answer
101 views

Which Graphic Card is faster? [closed]

Here are 3 Graphic cards for review... Configuration of Bar Graphic Card Graphics Engine AMD/ATI Radeon HD 5450 GPU Clock 650 MHz Bus Standard PCI Express 2.1 Memory ...