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Nvidia gtx card stopped working, How may I diagnose the fault?

My GTX 285 card has suddenly stopped working, I have tried inserting it in another system but does not show any display, someone suggested that i bake the card in an oven. but since it has worked ...
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Force Direct3D anti-aliasing in a Direct3D game?

Some old games look really jagged nowadays on large displays without any anti-aliasing, but don't have any option built-in to the game to enable it. On a PC with an NVIDIA graphics card, it's ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic, nVidea Quadro NVS 280 PCi, Eizo S1921 Dual Screen (Twin View) Slow Window Draws

I have been following this Tutorial to get dual monitors working on my box http://www.dwasifar.com/?p=862&cpage=1#comment-5727 It works! However, when ever I move a window, the redraw of that ...
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Disable Alt + Arrow display flip keyboard shortcut

Whenever I click Alt + Arrow up/Arrow down my screen will do an unwanted flip. I'd like to disable this shortcut behaviour. I've already looked at Super User question How to stop my laptop's ...
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Multiple Touch Screen Displays on NVIDIA premium mosaic not calibrating correctly - Windows

I currently have 3 LG touch screen displays (1920x1080) connected to a NVIDIA Quadro K5000 graphics card. The card itself has 2 x DVI and 2 Display ports. I've connected the displays using 2x ...
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Ubuntu Linux nvidia xserver DPMS working for anybody?

Can the Ubuntu Linux nvidia xserver powermizer feature use DPMS to trigger "Power Saving Mode" in my Acer LCD? I switched this display from my Windows 8 HP machine to my Ubuntu Quantal Compaq ...
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Poor 2D/DirectX performance for Nvidia Quadro NVS 450 in Windows XP SP3

I've recently purchased and installed a PNY Nvidia Quadro NVS 450 into my Dell Optiplex 755 desktop machine that's running XP SP3 and for the most part, the performance is abysmal for anything except ...
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Virtual Consoles run from different DVI output than X

My virtual consoles (Alt F1-Alt F6) run from a different DVI output than X does. This requires me to unplug my monitor when I want to start X, which is a pain. I'd like to set them both to be ...
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Cannot login in graphical mode - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

This is an old issue that I've tried to solve and apparently it's still valid, none of the updates so far have resolved it. It seems to be related to Gnome (gdm?) and Nvidia drivers, because for ex. ...
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Physx processor: CPU vs GPU

By default nVidia settings sets the GPU as the physics processor. In cases where the CPU is powerful enough, is it better to set CPU as the physx processor? In my case my i7 3770k is mostly unused ...
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Certain games cause screen to freeze and go black for a second

On occasions when playing certain video games (through steam) the screen will freeze briefly, turn black and then recover and resume gameplay as normal, not even 2 minutes into gameplay. I run ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...