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PCIe Video Card has a connector on top

I have an 8500GT XFX 512MB Video card(like the picture) and I noticed that it had an interesting looking connector at the top of it. At first I didn't really take it into much though, until the other ...
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Just installed new gfx card and no picture - but no BIOS beeps either

I have a Gigabyte M61P-S3 Motherboard and my gfx card died. I kept using the machine for about 2 weeks - because I could axs videos and such from my PS3. So that's what I did. But my monitor never ...
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1answer
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My low-profile video card does not fit in my mini tower, what can I do?

GPU: ASUS ENGT430 PC: Dell Vostro mini 230 What it looks like: Even though I installed the card, I can't close the lid now. Any way around it?
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Is it possible to power off a PCIe video card/slot? (eg. hot-plug)

I'm looking at building a system that supports VT-d so I can pass through a high powered loud video card to a Xen/KVM/whatever VM (host will be Linux based). However, when I'm not using the VM I want ...
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multiple (3) monitors using intel igpu + pci e external video card

I'm interested in purchasing an asrock h55 board that supports the intel integrated gpu. Something like the h55 usb / pro /extreme. I have 3 monitors and I'd like to know if I connect two monitors ...