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Windows 8 slower games with nvidia drivers

I have a nvidia gtx 660m graphics card on my laptop. My problem is that games run a lot slower on windows 8 than on windows 7. I have the latest drivers for my graphics card and I even tried some ...
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Is my NVIDIA GT 540M having a hardware failure?

I'm using a Sager NP5160 laptop, which has an NVIDIA GT 540M dGPU as well as integrated graphics. I'm dual-booting Windows 7 and Linux Mint. I've recently noticed issues with games not performing as ...
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How can a video card support more monitors than it has ports?

I'm looking into buying a new video card and I really like the GeForce GTX 650 Ti. Looking at the features list, it claims: NVIDIA Surround with Up To Four Monitors Nothing is as breathtaking ...
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Overclocking a nVIDIA GTX 660M GPU?

I have a MSI GE60 0ND laptop with a GTX 660M GPU. When I play games like Minecraft or Portal 2, the core clock is stable at 835 MHz. Recently I tried to overclock it using MSI Afterburner but it ...
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Lenovo Z580 Graphics Cards

I recently purchased a laptop with an Intel Core i5-3210M running at 2.5 Gigahertz with 6 gigabytes of RAM with a maximum of 8 gigabytes of RAM. The laptop had windows 8 preinstalled. It only came ...
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Windows 8, NVIDIA graphics recognition fails

I just installed Windows 8 Pro OEM 64-bit (clean install) and it won't properly recognize my graphics adapter. When I installed Win8, it automatically installed the BasicDisplay.sys driver dated ...
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Vostro 3700 and Geforce 330M drivers (post-300 version)

Edit: After trying again with the latest drivers and starting from scratch I've managed to get the installer to detect the card correctly, but after the install both my Intel and nvidia cards are ...
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Enable Radeon HD 3000 on MSI 760GM-P23

I have a MSI 760GM-P23 motherboard with an integrated Radeon HD 3000. I have a GeForce GTX 550 Ti installed as well. I am wanting to use the GeForce for GPGPU but I cannot get the Radeon enabled. Has ...
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GeForce 600M drivers for Windows XP

I have to buy a new laptop, but I need it to run XP because of some ancient software. My options come with 600M series graphic cards and I can't find anywhere drivers for these on Windows XP. I guess ...
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Will the Gigabyte GT640 run 3 vga monitors?

Spotted one of these going quite cheap: http://uk.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4255 It has two DVI outs, one VGA and a HDMI. I've found it it's locked to 3 simulations outs. Been ...
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Windows 8 Fails to install with corrupted graphics

I am trying to install Windows 8 Pro Upgrade via the download method on an older PC (07-08). It is a Dell Dimension E521 but it has been upgraded with a 3.0 Ghz Dual Core AMD Processor, 120 GB SSD, ...
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Getting BSODs when video card load is LOW

Well it seems that I have the opposite problem of most users: When the load on my GeForce 9600 M GT is low, the nvddklm.dll causes BSOD. In addition to that, when using driver version other than ...
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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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DirectX 11 on Windows 8 doesn't detect nVidia GeForce GT540M

I have installed Windows 8 Release Preview, and installed nVidia drivers, but the only graphics card detected by DirectX Diagnostics Tool and DirectX-based games is Intel HD Graphics integrated into ...
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Sony Vaio Video Card Driver Force Update

I have a Sony Vaio laptop with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M video card. The latest version available through Vaio Support is from 28 November 2010. The latest version available from NVIDIA website is from ...
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Disable Intel HD Graphics 4000

A while back, I called HP, asking how to disable the Intel Graphics and force the computer to use my ATI Radeon. They had me go through the BIOS settings, and I managed to get my laptop to only use my ...
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Where can I find the Product/Model number on my HP Blackbird 002?

I own a Blackbird 002, which one? I have no idea, and am at a loss about how to find out. Inside the case, printed into the plastic, it says the "Regulatory Model Number" is CLGYA-0702, but that ...
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What is the text on the center chip on a GTX 690? [closed]

I don't have one around me to look, and I need to know what is printed on the black chip in the center of the PCB. I can't post an image, but there is a green square between the two GPUs, and on it a ...
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Linux + “nVidia surround” + 3 monitors?

Is it possible to run 3 monitors on 1 nvidia card (600 series, 640/650/660/670) under linux/xorg with the closed source nvidia driver? At the moment a have a 2 monitors on my linux system in a ...
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Different Nvidia cards

I have a desktop with a Nvidia GeForce 210 1GB. I am going to buy an Nvidia GeForce GT 630 2GB. Is there a chance to run both of these video cards at he same time? I think none of these cards support ...
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Intel hybrid graphics stuck in power save mode

I have an Asus UL30V with Intel hybrid graphics. When I bought it it used to switch to turn of the better graphics card to save power and run on a more power effecient one. When I connected the laptop ...
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Nvidia 630m not working to run games

I have a Lenovo Z480 laptop with graphics card 630m, Core i5 3210m 2.50 Ghz & 6Gb RAM but I am unable to run games on my Nvidia Graphics Card. I have tried many times to run games on Nvidia card ...
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Incorrect max resolution detected

I have a custom built computer with an integrated GeForce 6150SE on an ASUS M2N-MX board. It's connected to a Benq FP531 with a max resolution of 1024 x 768. The computer runs Windows XP, and I had ...
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Is it possible to run 2x GeForce 7600 GS in one machine?

Is it possible to run 2x GeForce 7600 GS in one machine?
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Nvidia GeForce SLI with AMD chip

I got a set of Nvidia GeForce GTX 480's in a NON SLS motherboard. I was under the impression that I wouldn't need SLT to be capable of having 4 monitors. Is this an incorrect assumption? Does my ...
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SLI with Nvidia GeForce GTX 480

I got a set of Nvidia GeForce GTX 480's but seem to have misplaced the SLI connector. I was looking to buy a new one but couldn't get a model number from the Nvidia website so I wasn't sure what one ...
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I can't change my preferred graphics card on my notebook

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 with an Intel i5 processor, 4 GB RAM, and an NVIDIA GT 520 GPU. And I can't select my preferred graphics card nor change the graphics card for my applications. I tried ...
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How I can fix the “Display Driver has stopped responding and has recovered”?

I'm using a GeForce GTX 580, with Windows 7 64-bit. The driver version of the GTX is 301.42. The problem happens after a few minutes, when I'm playing specifc games. It won't happen in all games - And ...
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How to specify console (or primary display) for video adapter?

I have an ASUS ENGT440/DI1GD5 video adapter which has three output ports: D-Sub (HD-15), DVI and HDMI. I am using both the D-Sub and DVI ports, but my main monitor is connected to the DVI output. ...
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Mismatched GTX560Ti SLI

I can't find ANY information on the internet about this. I have 2 EVGA GTX560Ti models, 1 of them is the 1gb variation, and the other is the 2gb variation (with slightly lower clock speeds). Is it ...
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Nvidia GeForce Graphics Card Blue Screen of Death crash

For the last couple of months, I get sudden crashes while watching a video. It usually happens when I am skipping parts in a video - then my PC gets stuck, and after few seconds I get this popup ...
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Can't upgrade NVIDIA GeForce 310M display driver on Acer Aspire 5745PG

I've been for days already trying to update my video driver. I have an Acer Aspire 5745PG with a "NVIDIA GeForce 310M" board, and I was trying to run Sony Vegas video editor with Boris Continunn ...
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Windows 7 Taskbar Icons Randomly Disappearing

This is a problem that i'm totally stumped on. Taskbar Icons that are pinned, as well as open program thumbs keep disappearing. This is totally random, no set pattern. I've tried updating drivers ...
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Three Monitors with Nvidia GeForce 9500

I have the following Nvidia GeForce 9500 video card (2 DVI connections, 1 S-Video): I run Linux Mint 11 and can either use open source or Nvidia drivers without any problems. I'm using 1020x768 as ...
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What is the “real” memory of my display graphics card?

I purchased a desktop two years back asking the vendor to install a "1 GB" graphics card. The card which is installed in my system is Nvidia 9400 GT, and the NVIDIA website provides the following ...
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Why does a Geforce card perform 4x slower in double-precision than a Tesla card?

I've seen this mentioned in various places. From Wikipedia: For equivalent single precision output, Fermi-based nVidia Geforce cards have four times less dual-precision performance [than Tesla ...
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2.5 screens shown on laptop display even at BIOS boot time (Vista, GeForce Go 7600)

I have been asked by a relative to have a look at her Fujitso Siemens Amarillo 32-bit Vista laptop, which recently started to act strangely. I do not have reliable information about the exact ...
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Computer crashed, now OpenGL crashes the computer and other things don't work

My computer crashed yesterday randomly after a update, so I restarted the computer and when I got to the login screen, I noticed the resolution had changed, which usually indicates that something ...
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Blurry picture outside of Windows

I've just bought an Nvidia GTX 560 Ti video card and I'm using it with a CRT monitor. The monitor is connected to the card via the DVI->VGA adapter. Here's the problem. Everywhere where the Nvidia ...
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Why is the same graphics card slower in a faster machine?

I've got a really weird issue. I have two laptops, both Sony Vaio. The first is a VGN-SZ1HP with the following specs: Intel Core Duo T2300 2GB RAM GeForce Go 7400 (128MB) The second is a ...
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GeForce 7200 overheating

I've got NVIDIA GeForce 7300 SE/7200 GS As you can see the video card doesn't have a cooler and doesn't have a connector for it. It is a passively-cooled video card: Memory Size - 128 MB ...
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Monitor works on VGA, doesn't on DVI. Not a broken DVI on display

I've got a problem. I've got the following setup: Nvidia Geforce GTX 560 Ti with 2xDVI (dual) and 1xMini-HDMI Asus VW226 (22", 1680x1050) Acer V233H A (23", 1920x1080) I use the Asus as my primary ...
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How to reduce shared graphics memory for GT 520m?

My OS is Windows 7 32 bit. I have 4 GB(2 x 2) memory but only 3056 MB is available rest is hardware reserved. When 2 GB was installed all was available. In the screen shot below 1272 MB is shared with ...
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can I get an HDMI splitter to use multiple monitors over HDMI? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: using HDMI out to serve multiple monitors I ordered a computer kit with an nVidia GTX 560 ti. The graphics card has 2 DVI ports and 1 HDMI slot on it. My question is ...
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Fedora 16 slow with multiple nvidia cards

Emacs is slow to open, and there is a lag when moving the cursor position, opening files, and searching within frames when emacs is in maximized/full screen mode -- it's ok when it's only taking up ...
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How can I connect an NVIDIA GeForce GT 330 to multiple monitors?

My video card has displayport & DVI-I. I used this picture. I have: DVI-I to VGA (Currently use this to connect Acer monitor) Bizlink (Active Display Port to DVI-D) Cable. View DL-DVI-D to VGA ...
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NVidia Graphic Card troubleshooting

My dad has a HP pavilion laptop, which is over 6 years old. It contains an onboard graphic card, a NVidia GeForce 8400M GS. Since a week or two, he's getting BSOD in Windows Vista. Also, the screen ...
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Java appears to be crashing video output/graphics card?

I don't even know how to phrase the question, so I've had very little luck with any kind of search. Every now and then at random intervals a few times a month, I'm watching a video on the internet ...
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How can I set Windows Developer Preview resolution to 1920x1080 screen resolution

I have a new monitor which I'm sharing between two computers: a laptop with Windows 7 (Windows 7 from now on) and a home assembled desktop with Windows 8 Developer Preview (WinDev from now on). ...
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Trouble with my NVIDIA Geforce 6150 on Debian Wheezy

I own a HP Pavilion dv2025nr which has a NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150 card. I installed Debian Wheezy which currently installs GNOME 3. I need to install nvidia-glx in order to use my card at full ...