A major manufacturer of graphics cards for desktop and laptop computers.

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Few questions about SLI

thanks in advance for your help. I've just added a second card to my system so I can add a third monitor. I'd got as far as determining both cards need to use the same driver (after a blind alley ...
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Dual 9500GT video cards, one works

I have two video cards, both are PCIe 512MB Nvidia 9500GTs. One is an Evga and the other is another brand. If I put them both in, the one in the top slot will work (either card). The one in the lower ...
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NVIDIA SLI - Screen blinking

I have tried multiple drivers and multiple games ( Games tried, Darkfall and source based games). Drivers tried ( 18x,29x and 24x). When i disable SLI the games work perfectly. A description of the ...
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What can cause a black or blank screen when pressing logout or switch user in windows 7

The situation I have here is related to a brand new dell machine with a GTX260 video card. Put simply after one user logs in when that user either 'switch users' or 'logs out' windows goes to a ...
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Minimum power requirement for VGA vs. its working

Got a new XFX GTX260^2 video card. The only problem is the "Minimum power" is 500W on the box. I've got a Chieftec 450AA PSU with just a minimal number of attached stuff (1hdd, WD green; 6gb (4module) ...
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How to eliminate overscan on Ubuntu HTPC

I'm using an Ubuntu box with Nvidia graphics card as an HTPC. My HDTV is a Sony Bravia KDS-R50XBR1; this is a rear-projection unit with many inputs. I am using the HDMI input. I'm using the ...
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Best linux distro for cuda development [closed]

Can someone suggest the best linux distro for CUDA development. The reason why I'm asking is that I tried installing the latest cuda SDK in Fedora 12, and it was a real pain in the neck. It took me 8 ...
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3 or 4 monitors with Nvidia and Ubuntu

I saw that someone was running 3 monitors with Ubuntu 8.10 and two Nvidia cards (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/27113/how-to-use-3-monitors). I was curious if you can do this with Xinerama, a ...
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NVIDIA 260 GTX: what adapter do i use to get an hdmi port?

What adapter do I use for the first port from the left to get HDMI out? I didn't get one with my Dell 8100 XPS computer. UPDATE I don't think it's an S-video output according to this spec sheet: ...
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Linux virtualized screen resolution

Hopefully there is a positive answer to this question: I have a 15.4" laptop with native screen resolution of 1920x1200. You can imagine that everything is completely unreadable by default. If I ...
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How do I set up dual monitors on Kubuntu 10.04 using the latest nVidia drivers with a 9800M video card?

I'm a Linux newb so please try to keep the lingo low-key. I installed the latest nVidia drivers on my laptop using the 9800M card. The laptop is a Gateway P-7805u and I'm connected to the second ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 with HD flash

Just noticed that 10.04 is out. My media server has been packed away for a few months but I might dust if off and give 10.04 a shot but I thought I'd see if anyone has any success stories with HD ...
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Which is a higher end model or are they equal: Radeon HD 5870 or GeForce GTS 360M

Are these comparable products? Radeon HD 5870 and GeForce GTS 360M I am wondering because I am comparing these two products: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834114804 ...
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CUDA on GeForce 8600GT

I have got the cuda driver, toolkit and sdk installed in Ubuntu 10.04. I'm using nVidia Geforce 8600 GT card. Official website says my card is CUDA supported. But on running the deviceQuery that comes ...
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Running Ubuntu with multiple monitors having a panel each

I have just installed Ubuntu and I'm trying to set up a correct configuration for having multiple monitors. I want the two monitors to have their own workspaces, yet the ability to drag a window from ...
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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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Hardware for 4 Monitors

Looking to build several systems to output to 4 monitors over DVI. I notice most of the recent Nvidia and ATI/AMD cards have dual-DVI ports. Can I simply install two of these cards to get four ...
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How to configure multiple video cards in linux?

In Ubuntu Lucid Lynx RC, I got NVidia's TwinView to work with 2 monitors in a single video card. But when I use the same monitors but split them between the video cards I can't make TwinView work and ...
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Can I use an nVidia Geforce 9600GT for triple-monitor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 3 Monitors, 1 graphics card My work PC has (as you can guess from the title) a single Geforce 9600GT card. According to the spec page for this card, both DVI ports are ...
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Is the Windows 7 default graphic driver faster than the newest NVIDIA Forceware?

Here is my Windows 7 Experience Index using the stock graphics driver: And after installing the newest driver Forceware 197.45, it becomes: The only change is that the "Gaming graphics" subscore ...
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Linux: Setting primary display (nvidia) from command line

Is this possible? Normally I use disper to enable my external monitor, but I don't think I can force the 2nd monitor to be primary. http://willem.engen.nl/projects/disper/ I've played around with ...
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Ubuntu 9.10: find video card drivers for Nvidia Geforce 320M graphics card?

Can you please tell me how can I find video drivers for Nvidia Geforce 320M graphics card for Ubuntu 9.10?
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Why is my screen not turning on after building a new computer?

All the BIOS beeps are solid, everything is looking good. I have built computers in the past and everything looks solid with this installation. Is there something that I need to do to get my screen ...
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Linux and GeForce 8400 dual monitor

I'm trying to install a linux distribution on my PC. I have a GeForce 8400 GS with two connected monitors. I tried with Fedora 12 and Ubuntu 9.10 (both 64 and 32 bit) and the live cd cannot boot ...
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How do I make my Geforce GTS 250's power save mode stop causing audio stuttering?

Whenever my GTS 250 enters its power save mode via Powermizer, downscaling its frequencies, my audio stutters. This affects both my onboard audio and my Audigy Soundblaster 2 ZS. Changing Windows ...
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How to force a resolution in linux?

I have a HP LP3065 that requires a dual link dvi cable to go up to 2560x1600 resolution. However, I do not have that cable, but I want to use 1920x1200 resolution. However, my nVidia Display ...
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Can not get sound over HDMI in Kubuntu 9.10

I have used a HDMI cable to connect my LCD (which is connected with my speakers) with my Nvidia 275 GTX graphics card. I can not get the sound output to work. The hardware itself is working probably - ...
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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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Missing 16:10 resolutions with Nvidia drivers (Can't add resolutions)

I have a laptop with a Nvidia 9650M GT and used the drivers that Seven brought me. It works fine but Metro 2033 tells me that I have to upgrade my drivers to play the game. So I did it. But since I ...
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Nvidia RAID 1 Problem. Degraded drives

I had a RAID 1 on my system which has a Gigabyte GA 8N SLİ motherboard with a Nvidia chipset.(Nvidia Raid IDE ROM BIOS 4.84) When the system was working probably there used to be an icon on the ...
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Setting up two screens in Xorg

I'be got two Nvidia cards, but Xorg activates only one of them. The following config is based on the nvidia configurator output: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "Layout0" Screen 0 ...
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BSOD Before Windows Will Loads - Graphics Related

Alright deep breath here: (Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit btw) Today I installed Star Craft 2 Beta. After trying to log in, it had some issues where it said my device stopped working (referring to ...
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How to disable monitor auto detection in Windows 7?

I am currently running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit with a dual monitor setup with an NVIDIA 7950 GT graphics card. One monitor is dedicated to this machine and the other monitor is connected to a DVI ...
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3 Monitors, 1 graphics card

I have a Nvidia GT 120 graphics card. It has a VGA, DVI and DMI output. Can I have 3 monitors with this? One for each port. Also if not, can I use DVI and HDMI and have 2 monitors. I know I can do 2 ...
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3 Monitors 2 different graphic cards

I am looking to add a third monitor to my workstation. I currently have 2 monitors connected to a geforce gt 120. I am wanting to find the cheapest solution on adding another monitor, I have a old ati ...
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Best way to add a 3rd monitor to an nvidia gtx 260 setup?

My current Windows 7 machine uses a 27" HP 2709m monitor (1920x1080 resolution) and a 19" dell monitor (1280x1024 but turned sideways) connected to an Nvidia GTX 260. I've just been given another Dell ...
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Which driver is best for Nvidia GTX260 for Windows 7 64-bit?

Out of 3, which is the best: Nvidia's Driver on the cd that came with the card MS' driver from Windows update Direct download from Nvidia.com
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On Linux, can I get 3D acceleration with a Nvidia card w/o X?

I like Linux. I like OpenGL. I don't like X. On Linux, is there anyway to get 3D acceleration from my Nvidia card without X? Ideally, I'd have the kernel boot, get to a console, then somehow get ...
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How do I configure nVidia drivers on a Portable Ubuntu setup?

I've been pulling my hair out over this one for a couple of days now, google is no help. I've created a wonderful (until this issue) portable copy of Ubuntu linux that will boot on mostly anything by ...
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Wrong screen resolution in Ubuntu (nvidia proprietary driver)

I have a BenQ GW2400 and a Geforce FX5200. I run Ubuntu Karmic 9.10, and have the newest proprietary Nvidia driver installed. The GW2400 supports 1920x1200, but I can only select 1600x1200 from the ...
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smplayer doesn't play video when mplayer does

I just installed mplayer with this ppa and smplayer with this one. I put the following in my ~.mplayer/config: vo=vdpau vc=ffh264vdpau,ffmpeg12vdpau, Now, mplayer works like a charm and vdpau is ...
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Fedora 12 hangs at boot

I'm kind of a beginner at Linux , I've installed an Nvidia driver with this command # yum install akmod-nvidia every thing went ok , but after reboot the system hangs right after starting ...
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Xorg eating up too much RAM on Ubuntu 9.10 box

Xorg is eating up 444MB of 2GB total RAM on my Ubuntu 9.10 x86_64 machine with nvidia drivers installed for the nvidia G86 (GeForce 8300 GS). top shows: top - 18:21:41 up 6 days, 2:40, 9 users, ...
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How to fix Quicktime video color problems on nVidia chipset and Windows XP?

My laptop frequently plays video as if in very low-color mode. Though the sound remains clear, it looks terrible, showing only a few shades of red, blue, or yellow. (It's even worse than 8-bit color.) ...
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NVidia ION and /dev/mapper/nvidia_… issues

I have an NVidia ION board with 4 SATA ports and want to use that to run a Linux Server (CentOS 5.4). I first hooed up 3 HDs (that will be a RAID5 array) and a forth small boot HD. I first started to ...
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Why do I see nvidia-185-modaliases and nvidia-195-modaliases in Ubuntu software updates?

For some reason I see both the Ubuntu 185 and 195 drivers in the Ubuntu Update Manager. In the NVidia X server settings I see the driver as version 185.18.36. I think I managed to install two ...
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How to delete/change nVidia hotkeys?

I have the following setup: Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (build 2600), 4G of Memory, LOTS of free space NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT [Display adapter] Samsung SyncMaster [Monitor] (23.1"vis, s/n ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Nvidia GTX 260 x64 installation

I think I tried everything I could but I still can't get my Nvidia GTX 260 to run on the newest ubuntu 9.10 x64. Update: I was able to stop the gdm with sudo service gdm stop However, after ...
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Which nvidia driver should I use for an FX1300 on openSuse 11.2?

I have an nVidia FX1300 and can't figure out which driver to use on openSuse 11.2. This card isn't listed for any of the one-click installs. I need version 173.14.22 of the driver. Do any of the ...
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CUDA & PhysX in Windows on Unibody Macbook '09

Cheers, how can I get CUDA and PhysX hardware acceleration to work on Unibody Macbook from late 2009? Despite having 9400M which is listed as having support for CUDA on NVIDIA's site, I'm unable to ...