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Can't install nvidia driver on windows 10

I've installed Windows 10. Then I tried to install the driver for my nvidia card (gtx 750) but it failed. At first restart the resolution became really high (1920x1080) so it seemed like the driver ...
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Why does my monitor stay very dim after displaying black screens?

I've had this strange issue for a while. Basically if I launch certain games, which output a 100% black screen for an extended time (for example, when loading), the monitor will then go down to lowest ...
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Linux Mint 17: No 1366x768 Resolution

When I installed Linux Mint 17 for the first time I was facing some freezes and I solved that issue by installing nvidia-304-updates driver. But now my native resolution 1366x768 is not available in ...
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passthrough graphics card to virtualbox

So I'm trying to get my laptops NVIDIA fx 880m to pass to a virtual box running window seven on a linux mint 17 install. So far everything seems to be (maybe) heading in the right direction: the ...
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Can't Connect to External Monitor on RHEL6

I have rhel6 installed. I am using a W530 lenovo laptop. I am trying to connect to Lenovo LED monitor using VGA cable. I think I have the Nvidia driver installed but I when I plug in my VGA cable the ...
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PC connected to HDTV via HDMI, no signal during boot sequence

I just assembled a computer with an Asus Z97M Plus motherboard and an EVGA GeForce GTX970 card (model 04G-P4-2974-KR). The display is a Philips 32PFL5605D/78, which is a 32" TV with 1080p resolution ...
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X Error: BadMatch when adding widescreen resolution to Ubuntu

Problem: I upgraded my monitor from 1680x1050 to 2560x1080. In nvidia-settings the maximum resolution I can set is only 1920x1080, leaving a substantial gap on each side of the monitor. The display ...
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Use Nvidia GPU as primary video output and AMD GPU as OpenCL on arch

How can I use my nvidia Titan X as my main video output with proprietary driver and an AMD Fury X as a OpenCL card? Is it possible to have Catalyst and Nvidia proprietary driver installed at the same ...
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no CUDA-capable device is detected (using ubuntu 12.04.4 server)

Migrating this post from stack overflow where it was closed because I feel it is useful I recently installed the cuda toolkit 5.5 with driver 331.67 (I have a GeForce GTX 680). For some reason, I ...
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why is nvbackend.exe accessing matlab's help files and many other files it shouldn't care about?

I have noticed this process has been accesing random files on my harddrive, like a virus scanner would do. Is there any legitimate reason why nVidia would want to scan all those files on my hard ...
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Determine Video Card Serial Number from Software, no sticker/physical evidence [duplicate]

I've got a Nvidia graphics card I'm looking to get the serial number from for an RMA, but I removed the sticker ages ago because I was worried of it melting(stupid of me right?). Anyway, I have no way ...
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Is there any way to have Precision-X frame rate target control disable for certain games?

I play a game called "osu!" that needs all the frames it can get, usually I lock it at 650fps which is the best balance for latency and power. Latency is crucial to the game. For all other games, I ...
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Black screen after installing nvidia driver

As title say I got a black screen after reboot, tried also to set nomodeset on grub but still nothing. I am from smartphone cannot post anything from pc. Can anyone help me? I am running Debian Jessie ...
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Why is my graphics card dropping load for no reason when it should be maxing out?

I have a Zotac GTX 980, with latest drivers and a new build. A fresh windows install with nothing running in the background. For reasons I don't understand, the card is simply dropping its load - ...
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How I force my nVidia Optimus laptop to send data to my TV?

I have a laptop with nVidia Optimus. I also have a really, really, really awesome huge Trinitron (CRT) TV So I plugged in my HDMI port a cable that is one side HDMI, the other RCA, and plugged the ...
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Diagnosing high Xorg cpu usage, extreme slowdown

Frequently, I get the following problems after running my laptop for some time: Excessive cpu usage Increased laptop temperature, Noticeable fan speed increase Extremely slow graphics, extremely ...
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How can I get Windows to properly identify my monitors?

I have a problem where my monitors are no longer recognized in the correct order by Windows using the "Identify" feature on the Screen Resolution control panel. The above screenshot is the correct ...
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Nvidia + Integratid Intel + Nouveau + Ubuntu: Nvidia is not being used

I've a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 over a MSI laptop, which includes two graphics cards: an integratel Intel and a Nvidia GeForce 840M. My intention is to install the Nvidia propietary drivers ...
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Can my PC handle a Nividia GTX 750 Ti? [closed]

I am willing to update my graphics card to Nividia GTX 750 Ti but I am confused about the power supply and the motherboard if they can support it or not. Motherboard System Manufacture: Gigabyte ...
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Removing nVidia driver from Fedora causes references to missing file nvidia-tls

I had installed the nVidia driver from rpmfusion-nonfree and it has been working fine for a long time(From fedora 18 I think). But now I wanted to switch to the opensource driver, so I removed the ...
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switch from motherboard graphic chip vs graphic card?

Sorry for this noob Q, I bought my first Graphic card for games. It is a big monster with fans. Can I use it just for games? I read somewhere, but may be mistaken, that the computer can’t handle 2 ...
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Unmet dependencies for OpenGL

I recently tried out the xorg-edgers ppa for Nvidia-352 driver and it kind of screwed things up, so I removed it. Now, I can't make or install things I used to be able to. I am trying to make the ...
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Any way to connect two VGA monitors to GeForce 970?

I have a pair of ancient ViewSonic VE710s VGA monitors that are still going strong (if a little bit filthy!) after more than a decade of use. I recently purchased an MSI GeForce 970. Unfortunately, I ...
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PCI passthrough KVM

I am trying to passthrough my Tesla K40m GPU accelerator to a qemu-kvm virtual machine via the VFIO driver on Ubuntu 14.04.2. I downloaded all drivers and CUDA libraries, and I compiled all sample ...
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Deciding between two different GTX 980 TI [closed]

I just ordered a EVGA GTX 980 TI SC+ AC2+ with Backplate. It is slightly overclocked which is why I'm going for that version. However as I was browsing around afterwards I found the MSI Gaming ...
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nvcc can't be found error

im trying to setup a tool that requires nvcc but im unable to to do. This is what i got so far: Installed the CUDA toolkit Verified it by using nvcc -V output: nvcc: NVIDIA (R) Cuda compiler ...
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Find which graphic card in use

My laptop has two graphic cards, Nvidia and Intel. I want to know which gaphic card is X server using. I'm using Archlinux. What is the command line command for that ?
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Install two incomptaible nvidia drivers at the same time in windows

I have a new compunter with a GTX 970 wich use NVIDIA driver 353.06 and I want to use my old GTX 280 wich use 341.44 and the problem I've seen is that the drivers overwrite the other so I can only ...
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Kali Linux's NVIDIA driver install guide does not work

I'm trying to get my natively installed Kali Linux distro to detect my second monitor. I have two Samsung S20B300 monitors but its only picking up one of them. The one it is picking up is plugged in ...
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Weird issue with Video card

I have set up a new computer which has on board video and an NVidia GT740. In the bios it is set to default to PCI Express for video and windows show the video card installed being the GT740. All the ...
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GPU Overclock Keeps Defaulting

I have an ASUS GTX750TI-OC-2GD5. Its default Default Clock is 1072Mhz and I have been trying to overclock it. I've tried increasing the voltage and core clock in both MSI Afterburner and ASUS GPU ...
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100% GPU Utilisation with MPC-HC using CUVID

I'm using MPC-HC 1.7.8 that came from a K-Lite pack using the LAV (0.64) splitters and so on. On windows 7 64bit, with a Nvidia GTX 770. I want to use madVR and CUVID for the best playback, however ...
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Witcher 3 causes PC to restart randomly

(Not sure if I am asking at the right site, as it might be software/hardware related and not exactly gaming. I guess I'll post this question on Arqade too.) I have been having this problem since 2 ...
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How to change the GPU used to run a game windows 8.1

I have a Dell 500GB with a 2GB RAM, and NVIDIA GEFORCE 625M I have a problem forcing my computer to choose the NVIDIA GPU when running games, but it keeps on choosing the Intel graphic card. I have ...
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Kernel parameter to set framebuffer resolution

What is the parameter to set framebuffer resolution (1920x1080)? With a nouveau driver I didn't have problem with it - now I'm using nvidia (non-free)
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Why won't NVIDIA Control Panel change my settings? [closed]

While tweaking around in the "Manage 3D Settings" and in the "Global Settings", I wanted to play around with some of the options, like change my performance mode to single display vs multiple display. ...
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What does NIVIDIA's pre-rendered frames mean?

In the NVIDIA Control Panel tweaking my options for the Witcher 3, I found an option called "Max Pre-Rendered Frames". What does that do and will it increase my framerate?
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Debian - Framebuffer resolution

I use Debian 8 (testing), with nvidia non-free drivers (DKMS). When X is run I've 1920x1080 resolution on full screen. Problems starts, when I switch to console (for example "ctr+alt+1") then I see ...
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Nvidia Driver on AMD board, can't update drivers and remove windows messages about problems

I have a Intel i5-2500k, an Asus p8v68-v for mobo, and a GeForce GTX 560 for Graphics. Windows has been telling me that I have problems with the driver and other things. The message tells me that: ...
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PSU for GTX 970 + i7 4790 [closed]

For my new PC I'm currently looking at getting an Intel i7 4790 (non "k" version) and a GTX 970 as the main components for the system. It will also be running an SSD, HDD, Network card, and 32GB of ...
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Linux and Nvidia Hybrid Graphics card

My specs: Intel i7 (along with Intel in-built graphics card) Nvidia 840M 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD It's a laptop with hybrid Nvidia and Intel Graphics. It's a HP laptop and there is no option in the BIOS ...
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Sleeping Dogs Definitive Edition [game] is set to use my NVIDIA GT 630M but uses the integrated graphics processor

I have this set up: Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 CPU: Intel Core i5 2450M @ 2.50GHz Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology RAM: 8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24) Graphics: ...
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Windows 7, GTX 750, Dell 2408WFP: powering off display disconnects the display from the card

I have the following monitors attached to my EVGA GeForce GTX 750 (2 GB): Dell 2408WFP connected via DisplayPort (monitor 1) Dell 2408WFP connected via HDMI (monitor 2) Dell 2007FP connected via ...
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Display stretched double, only left half visible

This one's got me stumped. Dell Vostro 3700 laptop, Win7, Nvidia Geforce 330M, 1600x900 LCD. The LCD went (partially) out on this machine. Left 1/3 of screen OK, Right 2/3 would intermittently break ...
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PNY GTX 970 not showing any more than 140mb of memory used

So I just bought this GPU recently and it's been working fine. I've been playing The Witcher 3 on ultra settings around 60 fps with no stuttering or anything bad. I downloaded some monitoring software ...
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Nvidia Settings best to reduce tearing

I'm trying to reduce video tearing. (Noticeable in games and youtube videos when full screen. On a 16:9 1080p monitor.) I have read several forums and tried changing refresh rate using ...
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Two GPU's - one for rendering the game, and one for driving the display [duplicate]

Ok so in my computer I have two GPU's. One of them is the higher performance AMD GPU (which I want to use to render games) and the other is an old low-end NVIDIA GPU which I use to run my monitor ...
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Monitor glowing greenish light after connected the 3rd monitor to the same graphics card

My graphics card is Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 which has 3 ports VGA, DVI and HDMI. It is also announced to support 3 monitors. I connected 3 monitors to is and after 2 weeks, my oldest monitor ...
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Windows display fluctuates automatically between “Project to a connected screen” options

The display switches automatically between "PC Screen Only" & "Extend" modes options from "Project to a connected screen" options, which are visible to me and Win+P. Earlier it used to be the ...
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DVI-D cable in DVI-I not working, but VGA with DVI-I adapter does

Bought a new Acer 27" K272HL monitor today. Plugged in the DVI-D cable to my GTX 750ti card's DVI-I port, and the monitor reports "No Signal". However, when I use a DVI-I -> VGA adapter, and plug the ...