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11 views

1080p not as smooth as 1080i on Sapphire Edge VS4

I have a Sapphire Edge VS4 connected to Philips 37pfl monitor and running Windows 7 32 bit Ultimate. I also use the Catalyst Control Center program to calibrate the screen. When I choose 1080p ...
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38 views

Is a video card and a graphics card the same thing?

I have seen these words used interchangeably. But I have also seen them used in a sentence like they are two different things. I'd like a professional opinion.
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1answer
46 views

Can a TV not read a pc signal?

My TV, Westinghouse 32 inch TV (3 years old), is not reading any signal from my custom built pc. I am using a Radeon r9 270x graphics card with both pci ports connected to the graphics card. When I ...
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1answer
45 views

Can an artifacting video card be useful in any way?

I recently acquired an MSI Radeon R9 280X video card that experiences visual glitches/flickering patches/artifacts in games and in 2D mode. Once I tried to open a video in fullscreen mode from Youtube ...
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1answer
129 views

Would a Nvidia Geforce GT 730 video card be compatible with my computer? [closed]

Im trying to get a video card to run highly demanding video games such as DayZ standalone. I dont know a lot about these types of things but my computer has a 150W power supply. im not sure what is ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Integrated Video Card

Looked through many different questions throughout the site already and I haven't quite found an explanation at this time yet. Looked through multiple websites as well, maybe it's just something that ...
0
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2answers
43 views

Can I use two 20-inch samsung S20A300B monitors with my laptop?

I have two Samsung NV755 S20A300B monitors and a Gateway NV75S05h laptop which has an AMD Radeon HD 6540G2 video card. The laptop itself only has an HDMI port and a VGA port. Is it possible to ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Streaming Video Often Not Playing On Windows 8

I'm having an issue that started happening a few days ago. On my MSI GE70 2OE laptop, streaming video has been giving me some issues. It's been mostly hit/miss with whether Netflix or Youtube will ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Windows 8 Video Card Fried, onboard video not working in normal mode, only safe mode

I recently experienced a catastrophic failure due to a large static shock from my body to my computer, causing the OS to freeze, and restart, and then my computer would not boot anymore. I removed my ...
0
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1answer
23 views

Meaning of maximum resolution of graphics card in the context of video playback

I'll try to ask my question in a generic way (without mentioning specific models and brands): Assume the maximum resolution a graphics card supports is X*Y (e.g. less than 4K). When I try to play a ...
0
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0answers
48 views

Video is pixelated on my old HP G60 laptop

I've taken my usual computer in for repair, which was a Dell Inspiron with Windows 7 64-bit. I'm now using an HP G60 notebook with Windows 7 32-bit. I'm noticing a problem that any video files I watch ...
0
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0answers
41 views

failed AMD Radeon 5XXX graphic card

At the beginning..,I installed windows 8 with defined graphics card amd successfully After several days, and after running the store and download some software and games, began to show lines on the ...
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1answer
55 views

How to tell, before buying, if a given graphics card will play Full HD video?

I am looking for the cheapest video card that would be capable of smooth playback of Full HD (1080p) video on a Full HD screen. An answer by @Mikhail on a related question briefly mentioned that: ...
0
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0answers
33 views

Force process to use specific GPU - CentOS

We have a system with two video cards. One is stock and required to run the desktop GUI, and the other is an NVidea GPU only for video processing. (There is no video out) The problem is that ...
1
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1answer
271 views

Playing HD videos makes the system lag or freeze

When I play YouTube videos with a resolution higher than 360p, the system starts to lag/freeze. My CPU usage reaches almost 100%. It only happens when I watch a high resolution video on YouTube or ...
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2answers
598 views

Dual display using onboard and PCI-E Video card

I have an ECS A790GXM-AD3 Motherboard with a AMD Phenom II X3 and a XFX Ati R7 240 video card. I have 2 VGA monitors that I want to configure in extended desktop and the video card doens't support the ...
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0answers
11 views

PC HD Video Card Radeon Passive Cooling No display when hardware installed

Hi guys i'm noob to computer hardware, i attached my Video card to the motherboard, but it's not displaying anything, do you guys know what i'm missing here, does this video card requires separate ...
0
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1answer
127 views

Connecting Lenovo E545 laptop to HP ZR2740W display - low resolution

I have Lenovo E545 laptop. It has VGA & HDMI video outputs. AMD Radeon HD 8450G Graphics Display: HP ZR2740W It has DVI-D and DisplayPort inputs. First I bought following cable: ...
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1answer
116 views

How to sync two monitors and a projector together to display the same game while controlling the recording it from one of the two computer monitors?

I want to display MK9 on a projector and a computer monitor on which the game will be played by two people and record it from a second monitor. All devices will be hooked up to the administrative ...
0
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1answer
487 views

Adobe premier CS6 could not find any capable video play module

I installed Adobe premier CS6 into my PC but I'm getting following enclosed error, When I Google it I found following solution has mentioned, 1) Include the Adobe premier .exe and GPUSniffer file ...
0
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1answer
184 views

1080p 10bit MKV Video is Choppy but Has Smaller File-size?

I've tried VLC, MPC-HC with LAV and CCCP but nothing worked for 1080p 10bit MKV. The video is not always choppy but only during some particular scenes with high content bitrate. I've got 2 versions ...
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2answers
99 views

How are the video, monitor, and graphic card related in terms of resolution?

If I have a 1080p video played by VLC-player and a graphic card that allows highest resolution 1360x768 on a monitor of native resolution 1366x768 (connected by VGA), how do all these components work ...
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1answer
116 views

The range of graphic-card resolutions just shrank? How do video, graphic card, and monitor work to render final resolution? [closed]

Yesterday when I connected my Dell Inspiron 1525 to my LCD TV Dynex DX-32L150A11 (native resolution 1366x768) by VGA, going to "Display Settings" in Windows Vista allowed me a wide range to adjust the ...
0
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1answer
129 views

Glich, lag while playing videos and games

I have a Windows 8.1 laptop (Intel i5, 6GB ram, 2GB nvidia graphics card). I'm using VLC player for videos. While playing games or watching videos, there's lag. I don't know why but when I check task ...
0
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2answers
97 views

No video from video card or onboard video in new pc build

I'm working on building a custom PC, and I've run into a problem. I have an ASRock B75 Pro 3 motherboard and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 video card. After I installed everything (correctly, as far as I ...
0
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0answers
111 views

Will RADEON R7 240 help linux box with youtube video performance

I have Acer Aspire XC100 with RAM upgraded to 8 GB running Linux (Ubuntu). I am using the system as a home entertainment system to listen to music etc. The problem is, the system doesn't seem to have ...
0
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2answers
68 views

Any tool for video card memory scan?

Can someone please suggest any tool for scanning memory (RAM) of a video/graphic card? All I can find are some very old programs that do not support modern cards as they, for example do not support ...
3
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2answers
82 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
192 views

PC monitors show black margins on top, right, bottom and left sides

I bought two Insignia (Best Buy brand) 24" monitors. Because my computer didn't have dual ports coming out of the video card, I then bought a Radeon AMD graphics video card. Because the computer ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Mirror output to monitor and TV via HDMI splitter

I've got an interesting problem; I've got a TV and 3 monitors. I would like to mirror my middle monitor to my TV via an HDMI switcher, because Steam Big Picture just doesn't work well with ...
7
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3answers
250 views

When buying a video card, what specs should I compare/which are most important?

I'm currently deciding on if I should upgrade my current video card or not. I know I will find myself in this situation more times in the future, so I figured I would educate myself. What should I ...
0
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1answer
143 views

Radeon 5450 crashes when running streaming video via HDMI

So I have a box that's been working fine for months, with a Radeon 5450 video card running a standard small monitor via VGA. Just bought my first-ever HDMI-capable TV, and plugging the HDMI cable into ...
0
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0answers
307 views

Monitor doesn't work with desktop PC. Works fine with laptop. Components seems to be fine

Recently i built new system from following components: MSI 760GMA-P34 (FX) mobo, AMD FX-4300 4-Core FX Series, 2GB Gigabyte GT 640 HD Series video card, 2 x 8 GB DDR3 Patriot (plugged in only one ...
0
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0answers
29 views

Movies played from a PC not centered on the TV screen

I have a NVIDIA GE force 210 1 GB DDR3 video card connected to my Samsung LED TV for watching movies (via a HDMI cable). The image and sound of the PC Desktop on the TV are great but when I play ...
0
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0answers
85 views

Display becomes messed up at 16bit

I'm trying to play Planescape Torment on my Windows install on a MacBook Pro. The colors in the entire game are garbled and messed up. The problem is the color palette. In fact, the color palette on ...
0
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1answer
106 views

is the HP 4510s dedicated video card removable?

Does anyone know if the dedicated video card of an HP 4510s laptop can be replaced? The long story is: I have an HP 4510s laptop with an ATI Radeon HD4330 video card, and recently it had shut down ...
0
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0answers
57 views

Video Card Installation

I have an eMachines T6524 computer with an ATI IXP 400 chip. I'm trying to connect a VGA monitor to the video card, a Diamond Multimedia Stealth64. However, I'm getting a no VGA signal message on the ...
0
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0answers
108 views

Laptop with i5 used for gaming, but it says I have 0 video RAM

I have a HP laptop, with 8GB RAM, Intel Core i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40 GHz, 2 Core(s), Windows 7. I have this problem where I get constant low FPS in games, to a point where the games become unplayable. I ...
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1answer
183 views

Disadvantages of using external video adapters

Are there any disadvantages of using external USB Video adapters (like this one ) as opposed to getting another Graphics Card in SLI/Crossfire or just a new graphics card supporting more monitors? ...
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2answers
123 views

can video adapters output digital video through their VGA output?

Some video adapters have both DVI and VGA outputs. For a two screen configuration I could attach a VGA to DVI adapter to the VGA output, and have both screens attached with a DVI cable. Would the ...
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1answer
62 views

2 hdmi's but only 1 output works?

Ok, so my desktop has an AMD FX chip and a GTX 650 graphics card. Also the system runs on windows 8. The problem is that it has 2 hdmi out puts (1 on the mother bourd and 1 on the graphics card) but ...
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0answers
69 views

No signal after adding a secondary video card

ThinkStation D10, video OK with FX Quadro 4600. After adding a second FX Quadro 4600 (from other ThinkStation D10), I have no signal (no display). I used to do this on two different ThinkStation S10 ...
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0answers
109 views

How do I draw video output from my secondary graphics card without setting it as the primary one?

I have a single monitor display, and two graphic cards on a Dell PC. I want to set one as the primary card, but I want to use it for GPU programming, and the second one to draw the video display ...
1
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0answers
80 views

DVI works on boot but doesn't work after boot

I have a dual monitor system with a Nvidia 9400GT (1 vga, 1 DVI) and today it show up an issue. When I boot up the computer, everything is fine, the motherboard logo appears, the boot menu appears ...
0
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0answers
321 views

Nvidia GT 440 exceeds max temperature

I have an NVIDIA Geforce GT 440 installed on my system. A problem suddenly exists a few weeks ago whenever I play games such as C.O.D blackops , A. Creed 3 or even NBA 2k13 suddenly shutsdown my ...
0
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1answer
853 views

3 monitors - 2 via external graphics card DVI, and 1 via onboard DVI/VGA port

I have been running on two monitors for some time now, but have now acquired a third monitor. Windows detects the third monitor as a generic monitor (as opposed to Samsung xyz ...), but does not seem ...
1
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0answers
314 views

Screen goes black after video card installation

Specs: gigabyte ep35-ds3 Motherboard Intel Dual Core 2Duo 2.87GHz Processor AMD Radeon HD 6670 Video Card 2 Gb RAM Couple of days ago my screen suddenly went black when I was working on some AutoCAD ...
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1answer
73 views

New Radeon 7970 has lower resolution than old radeon 4670?

I have a VGA 22 inch 16:9 monitor, I always used my Radeon 4670 card and had a resolution for Windows 7 of 2048x1152. Now I installed a radeon 7970, installed the drivers as well. The card only has ...
0
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2answers
1k views

What hardware do I need for 3 monitors on Windows 7 [closed]

I currently have... Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131646 Video card: GeForce GTX 460 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814261075 I ...
0
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2answers
379 views

Cores or Graphics card more important for encoding video?

I have recently been doing a bit of movie editing and encoding. I am using my desktop for this which has a quad-core 2.8GHz AMD CPU, a 240GB SSD and a 500GB SATA Disk, as well as 8GB of RAM and a ...