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Integrated graphics card being used over NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M in Toshiba laptop?

On my Toshiba laptop with a discrete GeForce GT 540M graphics card, as well an integrated Intel HD 3000, it seems like the discrete graphics card is never used. Games run like the Intel HD 3000 is ...
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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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Gnome in fallback mode after install NVIDIA display driver

I'm new in Linx. I have Debian 7. I have laptop with 2 graphics card: Intel and NVIDIA. After NVIDIA display driver installation GNOME 3 load in fallback mode and any application start with error: ...
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DVI Thinkpad monitors through Intel on Dock

Hardware is an Thinkpad T520 with Optimus technology. Video Cards: Nvidia NVS 4200M Intel 3000 HD Dock: Mini dock 433810U With this dock + laptop combination, the external displays are not ...
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175 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 ...
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1answer
172 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
419 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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1answer
455 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, ...
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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 ...
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1answer
2k views

Nvidia Optimus not connected to any display?

While trying to spec out a Lenovo T440p ThinkPad with Nvidia graphics and a docking station allowing for dual monitors, I found a forum post implying that the Nvidia Optimus could not be used with ...
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1answer
66 views

Black Laptop Screen

I have an issue where the screen on an HP HDX16 laptop is black. The information I've gathered so far is: It appears to have happened after an update, so it could be driver-related (NVIDIA 130M) ...
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184 views

Toggle integrated/discrete graphics manually

Many laptops have two GPU's, an integrated Intel processor, and a discrete Nvidia processor. There are options to set which processor is used by specific applications, though those settings are not ...
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446 views

NVIDIA QUADRO 2000M and INTEL HD GRAPHICS 3000 - How many monitors can I use while laptop is open?

I've got a NVIDIA QUADRO 2000M and an INTEL HD GRAPHICS 3000 card on my Dell Precision laptop. I'd like to, hopefully, be able to plug in 2 monitors and have my laptop open (so 3 screens total) - is ...
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1answer
160 views

Several Linux Distributions are hanging on boot - NVidia Graphics

I've just bought a new laptop, I used Linux on my old laptop for 15 months with no problems, but the new laptop has had problems now with several distributions. The laptop fails to boot up ~2/3 of the ...
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159 views

GeForce 630M not running at max clock (no overheating etc.)

I'm having problems with my Lenovo Z580 notebook, using a GF 630M GPU - it seems that in 3D, under a full load, the card never switches to more than 270MHz, while max. according to spec should be 672. ...
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1answer
898 views

GPU usage and heat production in linux

I am using Fedora 18 in my laptop with Nvidia GT 630M graphics card. I am using dual boot with windows 7. In windows I am getting a battery backup of around 3 hr. But when I use Fedora, it reduces to ...
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How do I know which of my laptop GPUs are running games?

My laptop has 2 GPUs, one of them is the default Intel HD Graphics 3000, and the other the Nvidia Geforce GT 630M. Obviously I want to use the 630M to play my games. How can I assure this is ...
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1answer
1k views

Dell XPS 15 fan on, fan off, fan on, fan off because of NVIDIA Drivers

Many threads with exactly the same problem: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/p/19371524/19848260.aspx ...
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775 views

Laptop HP Pavilion HDX Win8 freeze if Nvidia GeForce enabled

I installed Windows 8 on my HP Pavilion HDX laptop. This laptop has Nvidia GeForce 8800M GTS. I noticed that my laptop freeze after some minutes. If I disabled my Nvidia GeForce in the Device Manager, ...
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Intel HD 4000 and Nvidia GT 650 working together on laptop

My new win7 Acer notebook has i5 CPU with Intel HD 4000 and Nvida GT650 GPU. Obviously monitor is plugged to Intel HD. In Nvidia control panel I can configure PhysX but that doesn't help. Windows ...
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1answer
683 views

Can a Fujitsu LifeBook AH531 with NVIDIA GT 525M output to two external monitors simultaneously?

I'm thinking of buying a Fujitsu LifeBook AH531 with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M. The laptop has 1 VGA port and 1 HDMI port. I want to know if I can plug an external monitor into each port and have ...
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Where does the Nvidia GT 555M sit in the world of GPUs? [closed]

Hey there I am looking at buying a laptop that has an nVidia Geforce GT 555M GPU in it. I am kinda of stoked about it because it seems really nice, but how nice is it compared to something like a GTX ...
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2answers
3k views

FPS lags with new acer aspire 5755G

The title is kind of self explanatory, as my new laptop lags and has FPS drops. For example my FPS in Starcraft 2 hovers around 20 and constantly drops to 1 with low settings when I know it should run ...
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1answer
988 views

Dual external monitors on laptop with two video outputs

I've got an Asus N82Jv laptop with a nVidia GT 335M video card. This card has two outputs, a VGA and an HDMI. I'd like to know if a can use both of them (I mean at the same time) to use two external ...
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1answer
7k views

How to enable Nvidia Optimus in Asus Notebook(Gt520m)?

I have recently purchased Asus K43sj. It has NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M 1GB DDR3.Problem is that it does not have optimus. Battery life is 4+ hours while surfing. But if I could enable Optimus I could ...
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370 views

Ubuntu: closing laptop lid shuts off projector

This is in Ubuntu Natty: This is a relatively new development: normally when I watch a movie I hook up my laptop to my projector, close the lid, watch the movie. However, nowadays when I close the ...
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1answer
287 views

NVidia driver update in Windows 7 issues

I'm writing this from a Ubuntu CD installation, because I upgraded my video card drivers and now I can't boot anymore in Widows... My video card is GeForce 8600M GT, and the drivers to which I ...
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2answers
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Dell XPS M1330 with failed Nvidia graphics card, looking for motherboard replacement

I have a Dell XPS M1330, it is not working any more due to graphics card issues. When I called Dell support they said that my machine is out of warranty so I need to pay to fix it! I heard that such ...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 10.04 external monitor problem

I've just installed the 10.04 release on my laptop. I've also installed the nvidia propietary driver as suggested by the system. I've some problem using an external monitor, i'm not able to set the ...
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1answer
877 views

Nvidia driver for Dell XPS M1330 in XP

I need to run XP, and cannot find a driver that works for this laptop in windows xp. I have tried quite a few of them, from my google searches, but none work, they all come up and say no proper ...
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1answer
1k views

Can I upgrade the video card of a Dell Studio XPS 16?

The Studio XPS 16 comes with either integrated Intel graphics, or discrete ATI graphics. Would I be able to replace the card with, say, an nVidia GeForce 8800M?
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214 views

Notebook drivers for NVIDIA card

I was looking for NVIDIA drivers that would enable me to do some CUDA programming. Ordinary drivers don't seem to work for me - right now I'm on Windows 7 with NVIDIA netbook drivers 185.85. I was ...
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1answer
565 views

Effects of Nvidia graphics card aperture change

I have laptop with nvidia 8200M G.In BIOS setting I can adjust the aperture size from 64 MB to 512 MB.This change reflects as increase in the available RAM. Considering that I don't play ANY games as ...