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SLI inactive after GeForce driver update

I updated the driver of my 2 GeForce GTX 460 SE and now, the SLI is inactive, and the nVidia control panel doesn't let me activate it. The message (it's in french, so I translate roughly) says "For ...
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Understanding SpeedFan terminology

There has been a lot of people posting problems running Battlefield 3 with an Nvidia card, specficially the GTX 560Ti. Something doesn't sound right - if it really was a driver problem, then I would ...
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Gefore FX 5200 Ultra & 3D in Photoshop

I am running a Nvidia Geforce FX 5200 Ultra video card in my computer. I am attempting to work with some 3D in Photoshop CS5.1 extended. When I work with the 3D I get this message: Your video card ...
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What are Radeon stream processors and SIMD engines?

Top GeForce video cards have 480 GUDA cores (60 multicores by 8 stream each). They are like general purpose CPUs, but with specialized instructions, registers and memory working modes, and are ...
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NVIDIA GeForce 7300LE graphics card not showing up in Device Manager

I just got a non-working Vista box from a friend, so I re-imaged the HD with a new version of Vista and the first time I booted it a 'Found New Hardware' dialog box came up with a prompt to install ...
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Updating Dell Vostro 3700 (Nvidia GeForce GT330M) display driver? [closed]

I've bought this laptop "Dell Vostro 3700", having inside an Intel integrated graphic card and an Nvidia GeForce GT330M. Depending on energy saving mode it switches between the two video cards. When ...
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Are the Nvidia System Tools compatible with newer-generation graphics cards (like my GTX 560 Ti)?

I want to download and use Nvidia System Tools with ESA suport. But on the "Supported Products" tab my GTX 560 Ti isn't listed. The product was last released on April last year, but it shows support ...
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Drivers for NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X (Windows 7)

I have Windows 7 installed on my machine. I am trying to install driver for my graphics card but I can't because the driver software works only on Windows 2000, XP, Media Center Edition. The setup ...
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Three Monitors with Nvidia GeForce GT 525m and Intel HD Graphics on Del XPS 15Z

I have a brand new Dell XPS 15Z as a replacement for my workstation and I am trying to plug the two monitors that I had with my old machine. I have been looking online and asking some of my coworkers ...
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My Dell laptop has Nvidia GPU but it runs on Intel graphics

I have Dell XPS L502x and I bought which has 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M Graphics card But it runs on Intel Graphics How to use Nvidia Graphics instead Intel Graphics?
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Custom NVIDIA Resolutions?

NVIDIA's license agreement for the custom resolution tool is rather scary; it claims that it can destroy your graphics card and whatnot. In reality, how dangerous is it? Could I reasonably expect to ...
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Installed new GTX 560, the old sound card disappeared from settings, trouble with 5.1 sound

Home-made gaming PC (pretty modest, don't get any ideas), running Win XP (yeah, I know, but it's fine by me), using old-ish AMD dual core on an AM2 socket. It's connected via HDMI (through a DVI/HDMI ...
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nvmctray.dll and then daemonu.exe trying to access Internet on startup?

When I start-up my PC, Comodo Firewall 5.4.189822.1355 shows an alert that this is trying to access the Internet: Application: nvmctray.dll Remote: 127.0.0.1 - TCP Port: 2559 Shortly, afterwards, ...
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Graphic Performance lagging

System specs: System: Manufacturer Dell Inc. Model XPS M1530 Total amount of system memory 4.00 GB RAM System type 32-bit operating system Number of processor cores 2 64-bit capable Yes ...
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Startup BIOS messages go to my TV, not to my LCD display

MB: Asus P7H55 VC: NVIDIA GTX 260 (NOTE: I had same problem when VC was GT 240 and the MB was Asus P5B, too). In short: every time I restart/turn-on my computer, the BIOS startup messages and the ...
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GeForce 9600GT support for dual monitor setup

I have a NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT (point of view, link) on an Asus M2V-MX motherboard. The card has one DVI, HDMI and S-Video output. The graphics card does not seem to support dual monitors: the driver ...
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GeForce/ION Driver v270.61 (XP) two different sizes mentioned on Nvidia's site

GeForce/ION Driver v270.61 Version: 270.61 WHQL Release Date: 2011.04.18 Operating System: Windows XP Language: English (U.S.) File Size: 84.6 MB GeForce/ION Driver v270.61 Version: 270.61 ...
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Video playback on HDMI connected TV freezes when full screen pressed

I've connected a 40' Philips 40PFL7605H as an external (second) monitor to GTX 275 card via HDMI. OS is Windows 7, CPU Core i7, 4 GB RAM, etc. It works okay, but when I press full screen in media ...
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How to disable NVIDIA Optimus on a Dell XPS 15?

I've got a new Dell XPS 15 (L502x) with an NVIDIA GeForce 540M, Intel Core i7Q 2.2 Ghz, and Crucial RealSSD hard drive. As with most laptops with NVIDIA cards these days, it's got the "Optimus" ...
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Adding a third monitor

I am adding a third monitor to my current setup, and therefore I will need to buy another graphics card. Do I have to get the same kind of video card as the one I have now? I currently have a ...
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Using two different video cards in the same pc?

I know that I can use two cards together if they are the same model, and I can put them in sli mode. But can I use two cards that are not the same model (Not in sli), I have a geforce 7300gt and a ...
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NVIDIA display driver is repeatedly restarting in Windows 7

In my system, a while after starting Windows 7 the display will stop working, the system hangs for a second or two and then comes back with a message: NVIDIA display driver stopped working and has ...
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Pixel pushing power comparison: GeForce 8600 GT and modern Intel HD Graphics?

There's a similar question here. The answer has a useful link to a table on Tom's Hardware, however I don't think it entirely covers my question. The reason is that the latest generation Intel ...
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no sound with new graphics board [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why has my graphics card disabled my on-board sound card? I have no speaker in monitor. geforce gt440 sends it sound and onboard sound has disappeared.vista 32 bit .asus ...
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GeForce 9500M GS doesn't work well as GPGPU since drivers 263.06

I have GeForce 9500M GS on my laptop and I've been having performance problems with things like CUDA, PhysX, VLC player and Flash acceleration since driver version 263.06. For example 1920x1080 ...
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SLI With two different Nvidia cards

I have two cards: GeForce GTX 460 GeForce GT 8600 Would it be possible to have these running simultaneous? Would it be best to have it running with SLI or simply with two drivers?
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1 graphics card, with 2 outputs and 3 monitors

i'm about to upgrade my home office with an aditional 2 monitors. so i will have a total of 3. The problem is my GFX card only have 2 outputs, it is a ASUS GeForce GTX 275 896MB PhysX CUDA. Now i only ...
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Fedora Video Driver Problem

I have Fedora 14 installed on my laptop with an nvidia 8400M GT card. I installed the kmod-nvidia drivers, however, I could not adjust my screen brightness with via my keyboard, so I decided to ...
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Hardware configuration and setup, SLI, dual monitors, noise and cooling

I can't find an answer to a couple of seemingly simple questions. They are closely related though so I'll ask them all here. They are partially gaming related, but I've posted them here instead of ...
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S-Video to 2 RCA

I have: GeForce 8500 GT with S-Video 7-pin output and u have assimilator to 4 pins. I plug 2 RCA on my TV for A/V inputs, switch to AV2 input, the PC screen flashes for a second plays the sound for ...
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Monitor flickers in native resolution

With my new Samsung Syncmaster BX2450 I have the following problem: In Windows XP (SP2), all resolutions above 1440x900 have either strange pixel errors or an extreme flickering. It seems, that the ...
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Video Card slot Question [closed]

I am, most likely, getting this video card for my next computer build, the thing is: my motherboard only has one pci express 2.0 x16 slot the thing is this video card is dual slot I don't know ...
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My GPU is running at a high temperature (88°C), should I worry?

I have a PC with two graphics cards and four monitors. All the monitors are running 1920x1200 with 16Bit colour. The cards are an NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT and an NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT. When I run ...
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2 monitors with dual view on GeForce 6150 LE

I have an HP Pavilion Media Center a1630n. 3.5 RAM, Athlon 64 X2 (W) 4600+ 2.4 GHz, Win xp 32bit media center edition. The video card that came with it was Nvidia GeForce 6150 LE. I put an Nvidia ...
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Can my laptop run dual 1080p (Sony Vaio - Nvidia 330M)

I am looking to buy a monitor to setup dual monitors for my laptop and was wondering if my laptop could handle 2 x 1080p. I have a Sony Vaio VPCF116FG which has a Nvidia GeForce 330M chip and 1GB ...
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What's the air flow on reference fan for nVidia GeForce 9500 GT?

Does anyone know the airflow of the fan on nVidia's reference cooler for GeForce 9500 GT (like the one here, middle of the page)? The fan died on a friend's computer and I'm thinking about replacing ...
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Why are Direct3D-based applications freezing when launched / closed?

Every time I start a game or application that uses DirectX (specifically Direct3D) in any way shape or form, the screen freezes for about 30-40 seconds. Everything then seems to work normally. The ...
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Is there a way to run CUDA applications with the CUDA device being a secondary adapter?

I've been trying to run a CUDA program on a remote computer which has Windows 7 installed. The GPU is GeForce GTX 480. One of the problems I've been facing is that, the computer has two adapters, 1) ...
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Is there a way to underclock a nVidia chipset or GPU, to lower heat output?

I have a hp G60-244dx, which features the nVidia GeForce 8200M G graphics chip, and nVidia nForce chipset. It runs Windows Vista Home Basic. I don't use this for anything beyond web browsing, ...
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How much does video card benchmark improve…? [closed]

How much does a graphic card benchmark improve after six to twelve months on the market? An example, currently ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 is better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M. However, I have ...
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Performance wise: GTX 460 + SSD or GTX 470 + HDD

I know this may sound a little bit too specific, but I'm going to buy my new rig this weekend and this is the only thing that is keeping me from finishing the specs. Right know I'm going to get a: ...
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Replacement Video Card

I had an XFX GeForce 9800GT 512MB PV-T98G-YDLH, but it started to have some serious issues (artifacts + BSoD) and I sent it back to XFX. They issued a replacement card of "equal-or-greater" ...
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Laptop video card failure symptoms

I have a Toshiba Satellite P200. Recently, video output started behaving erratically. At first, while playing flash video, whole image would tremble and then freeze with only cursor left moving. ...
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Graphics Card Toast?

Question: Is my graphics card worthless now? Info: So I had neglected to clean out the inside of my case for a little while and It got pretty chocked with dust. While I was on my computer just now ...
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GT7300 GeFORCE strange clock and memory

So last time I had problems with my graphics card and maybe I will have them in near future. I have got GeForce7300 500MHZ clock and 700MHZ memory do you think that it's ok? Because I think it's to ...
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Dead MSI 8800 GTS 640MB?

My PC appears to boot fine, I can hear it get to Windows but I can't see anything on the screen. The screen is completely blank/black... no POST/BIOS/Windows etc. The problem only happens when my 8800 ...
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WinXP: How to enforce 1920x1080px for LG E2350V and AXLE3D NVIDIA GF 5500 128M

I recently bought an LG Flatron E2350V, an LED Monitor with 1920x1080px. My old AGP card could not handle the resolution so I bought a new one: AXLE3D NVIDIA GF 5500 128M DDR1 128bits However I ...
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Can I run both a Quadro and GeForce video card at the same time?

I'd like to use a Quadro video card for some professional applications that I use, but I also like to play games, which would be better suited on a GeForce. Can I simply put 1 of each of these cards ...
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NVIDIA GPU throttling? (8800 GTS - card runs super hot)

I have an NVIDIA 8800 GTS video card installed in my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit PC. I don't run 3D apps or games all that frequently and as the card runs quite hot I'd like to see if it's possible to ...
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Which type of DVI cable will connect the 9400GT with this display?

I am going to buy BenQ G2220HD 22" LCD display. I already have an XFX GeForce 9400GT. Both support DVI. But the confusion came when I wanted to actually buy a DVI cable. I got confused with DVI, ...