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How to turn off nvidia GPU after Nsight shutdown on linux?

Everytime I start the CUDA IDE Nsight, the nvidia GPU turns on. When I close Nsight, the GPU stays on, making laptop hot. Is there any configuration I can use to automatically turn it off when Nsight ...
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High resolution monitor (2560x1440) to NVIDIA 9700M with HDMI

I have an Acer Aspire-8930G laptop and I want to connect it to my 27" screen. The graphic card is NVIDIA 9700M, which supposedly supports up to two screens with 2560x1440 resolution. The laptop has ...
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GPU access to a newly created user in Linux (Ubuntu)

I have a desktop computer with an Nvidia GPU, and the Python machine learning library Theano installed on it. Theano uses the GPU for carrying out certain computations. When I start IPython and ...
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Black/Gray/Rainbow screen once GPU load decreases

While playing the latest games, I frequently get black/gray/rainbow screens. Those freezes occure right after the heavy load of the game has stopped. So for example, when I quit the game, I get the ...
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Is it possible to use a nVidia GPU to render graphics if the monitor is connected to the motherboard video port?

I have an Asus Z87 Deluxe motherboard, which has an integrated Intel HD 4600 GPU; I also have a nVidia GeForce GTX 560 TI graphics card; currently, my monitor is connected to the graphics card and the ...
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Computer Restarts on boot due to Graphics card timeout error

My Computer boots up to Windows 8 logo loading screen and restarts again. A message appears that my PC ran into a problem due to Video Card timeout error and then my PC restarts and its fine. ...
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How to diagnose computer lockups and freezes?

I built a desktop computer a couple years back with the following specs: CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 Yorkfield 2.5GHz 6 MB L2 Cache LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor BX80580Q9300 Motherboard: EVGA ...
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How can I script nvidia display setting changes?

I have my tv connected to my Windows XP pc's nvidia GeForce 8500 GT. I am constantly switching between single display and clone display. Is there a way to script these settings? I would be fine ...
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3 Monitors on GTX 460 and P7H55-PRO

I have a dual monitor setup on my GTX 460. I'd like to use the integrated graphics combo of my P7H55-PRO + I3 550 to display a 3rd monitor. This won't be used for gaming, just for more work space. Is ...
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How much of a difference is there between video card manufacturers? [closed]

If I am looking for a video card and I have already selected a specific chipset (for example, the NVIDIA GTX 770), is there really a large degree of difference between the companies who construct the ...
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Which video drivers should I install. X.Org X Server or Nvidia Binary Drivers

So i just installed ubuntu and now I'm updating my video drivers. I am present with the following choices. Which one should i pick. And if possible, why? Are there some advantages over the other?
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Graphics drivers could not find compatible graphics hardware

I have a desktop with Asus P5KPS/EPU motherboard and Nvidia GF 9600 GT Graphic Adapter. I just set up new windows 7. My problem is that I cannot find a good dirver for my Graphic Adapter. I've ...
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In Linux, how do I correctly configure display geometry with multiple monitors on multiple GPUs (Intel and nVidia)?

My setup is as follows: Linux Mint 14 x64 Intel Core i5-2500k GeForce GTX 560 Ti Cu II A monitor on the far left connected to the motherboard (integrated graphics on the i5) A central monitor ...
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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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Trying to install GPU in dell poweredge 1950 - refuses to boot past bios?

I currently have a poweredge 1950 (gen II i believe) in my possession setup as a ESXi vm host, i wanted to install a GPU in it i had lying around. its an NVidia 9800GT installed into one of the PCI-X ...
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NVIDIA Driver Crashing on Custom-Built Windows 7 PC

I've got a custom-built PC with these specs: Fractal Design Define R3 ASUS P8Z77-V motherboard Intel Core i7-2700k with Thermalright HR-02 Macho Cooler NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 with Arctic Cooling ...
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How can I change Graphics in Asus from Intel to nVidia?

Recently I had to change my OS and I reinstalled Windows 8, now I have a graphic issue! My laptop has 2 graphic cards: Intel 3000 HD (Onboard) GeForce nVidia 610M but now after changing ...
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Nvidia 5400M DVI Output Lost Color and Changed to Grayscale

I have a Lenovo T530 with an Nvidia 5400M GPU, It is docked into a Lenovo docking station with 2 DVI monitors plugged in. Today I unplugged one of the DVI cables while both monitors were turned on and ...
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Disabling discrete GPU in Win8 (UEFI) Laptop

Seeing how the Intel HD Graphics 4000 is covering all my needs perfectly for the moment, I would prefer to disable the NVIDIA dedicated GPU in my Lenovo Z400 for a while. I've already went to the ...
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Windows 7 and nVidia 8400M G Problems

I've a LG E500 laptop with a nVidia 8400M G graphic card and after having tried the new Windows 7 RC on my EeePC I decided that I would install it also on this "work" laptop since I liked it so much. ...
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W8 Compatible Gigabyte nVidia GeForce210, Not Working on W8

http://ca.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3964#ov (GV-N210SL-1GI) My computer is dual booting Windows 7(32 bit) and Windows 8(64 bit). I installed the above graphics card like normal ...
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Virtualbox Graphics Passthrough with GTX 760

So I've been reading a lot about passthrough graphic cards as I'm interested in running Windows inside Linux and still being able to game. The documentation I'm seeing is a few months old at least and ...
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Linux Nvidia driver works bad for me

I've installed Bumblebee, it loads nvidia driver correctly... I can see it in /proc/drivers: quux@quux-Ideapad-Z570 ~ $ cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86 Kernel Module ...
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“Display driver stopped responding and has recovered” after computer is idle

Often when I leave my computer for a while (more than about 3 or 4 minutes, at a guess) the graphics driver will crash when I come back to it. The screen goes black for several seconds then comes back ...
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Very poor performance on GTX460, clock speed constantly high?

I'm running Windows 7 (64Bit) with GTX460 Nvidia graphics card. I used to get great performance on every single game I played, including latest titles such as Battlefield 3 and Tribes Ascend. I ...
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GPU glitches? Crashing both Linux Mint & Windows 7

My GPU is apparently dying on me. Yesterday it caused a BSOD on Windows and crashed MDM on Linux Mint. It caused a few strange graphical glitches before crashing on both operating systems. Today, i ...
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Is GeForce GTX 660 compatible with a Dell Inspiron 660?

I am thinking about purchasing a GeForce GTX 660 graphics card for my Dell Inspiron 660 desktop computer, but I've never purchased a GFX card before, and I'm not sure if it is compatible with said ...
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NVIDIA card disappeared from laptop

I have a Sony VAIO VGN-AR61MR laptop with an NVIDIA 8400M GT video card. It has Windows 7 (originally Windows Vista was installed) Few weeks ago video acceleration stopped to work. Its video is ...
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How to make NVIDIA GeForce 680m default graphics card instead of Intel HD Graphics 4000? (Alienware M17 Laptop) [duplicate]

I believe that the question title describes it all... but I just bought 2 brand new 2560x1440 monitors and I need to make use of my NVIDIA GeForce 680m card instead of the Intel HD Graphics 4000 card. ...
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Can't install NVIDIA GRID K520 on Amazon g2

I made an AMI image of a server and load it into an Amazon G2 Windows (Server 2012) instance. I connected with RDP \ TightVNC and tried to install the graphic card driver NVIDIA GRID K520 as ...
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How do I change the brightness and contrast of YouTube videos on-the-fly?

I'm tired of different video black levels which take down the quality of the video. Some examples, depending on your brightness level you might or might not see the difference: If you can't see ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, CUDA 5.5 and hybrid graphics card

I am trying to set up CUDA 5.5 on a laptop with Ubuntu 13.10 and Nvidia GeForce GT 645M on board. I've managed to get the card working perfectly fine with bumblebee and newest drivers. The problem ...
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Issue with WINE after NVIDIA Driver installation

I used to be able to successfully play Pocket Tanks and Commandos on my Fedora 20 64bit system using WINE. Few days ago I finally got time to install NVIDIA Driver. After that, WINE is now not ...
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Changing brightness on Debian Wheezy with LDXE

I've got an old Acer Aspire 4220, with an NVIDIA GeForce 7000M video card. I installed Debian Wheezy on it, and got the right drivers for my card. However, I cannot seem to adjust my screen brightness ...
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How to switch between graphic cards on desktop

I am going to build a PC with Nvidia graphics card. The thing is, powerful cards are pretty noisy and hot, even in idle mode. So, i don't want it to work all the time. Is there a way to completely ...
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Event ID 9009 — “The Desktop Window Manager has exited with code”

I've looked all over the place for an answer to this, and none of the things I've found have seemed to fit my situation. I have a brand new Dell laptop with Windows 7 64-bit. The problem I'm having ...
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How do I extend my desktop with an Nvidia 8800 GT graphics card?

My computer has as Nvidia 8800 GT graphics card with the latest drivers. I would like to arrange my screens like the below: 1920x1200 on my big Samsung monitor, with the task bar starting and ending ...
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GeForce GTX 750 fitting in HP Pavilion p6531p?

The tower is a HP Pavilion p6531p Desktop and the graphics card I'm thinking of buying is a EVGA GeForce GTX 750. I've already upgraded the ram and would like to upgrade the video card + power supply ...
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NVIDIA Go 7400 Driver not working

I am unable to find graphics card drivers for my HP Pavilion dv5000. The graphics card is a NVIDIA Go 7400. The issue started after I upgraded to Windows 8. I have tried searching for the drivers ...
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Dual screen setup in Xorg

I have two Nvidia cards (an onboard and an added one), and a monitor connected to each one. Monitors are "on", at least the LEDs indicates that they are. But only the one connected to the onboard card ...
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What would cause nVidia to produce this error when I run minecraft with HD textures?

I am hoping there is someone who has any idea what this error is all about. I am trying to use a 128x texture pack. Specifically SphaxPureBDcraft 128x. I can use the base 128x resource pack with no ...
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Forcing Windows Media Player to use EVR via GPU to decode h264 encoded files

I am using Windows 7. I can use Windows Media Player Classic Home cinema to play MKV and other h264 using my nVidia GPU to decode the video stream. To do this, I have to set the video decoder ...
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Use native resolution with stadard VGA driver

Can't use native NVidia driver because of this MAC hardware bug - always crashing: http://oleb.net/blog/2012/05/15-inch-mbp-mid-2010-crashing-to-black-screen/ ...
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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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Notebook with NVIDIA Optimus not switching video card in games

I have a Samsung RC720 notebook with Intel Integrated Graphics and NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M. As you can see it has two video adapters and Optimus is supposed to switch between them. But when I choose ...
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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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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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3D Vision gaming with NVidia GTX 470 and Epson EH-TW6100

I'm getting really confused about the requirements for 3D vision gaming using NVidia GTX 470 and Epson EH-TW6100. There's some info about this online in various forums, however a lot of it is ...
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Will it be useful to keep my old video card in my computer?

I currently have a GeForce GTS 250 in my computer, I am replacing it with a GTX 770 (it's a big upgrade). Is there any reason to keep the GTS 250 in my computer in the second PCI Express 16x slot? I ...
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Is a gradual increase in the reported GPU temperature a sign of impending hardware failure?

It's an uber old computer OS: Win 7 Pro M/B: P7P55 DE GPU: NVidia GEForce 8400 GS Cabinet: Antec with a single 120mm fan set at high-speed Security: MS Security Essentials Problem: ASUS ...