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HDMI and DisplayPort are capable of transmitting audio as well as video. So, to Windows, it looks like an additional soundcard appears on your system, for which a driver is needed. So if you connect a monitor on the other end of your HDMI or DisplayPort and it can play sound, you can send sound to that monitor by selecting "Intel Display Audio" or ...


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Do I need a separate OpenGL installation/upgrade or has it to be included into my graphic card driver? Where can I get it? OpenGL can't be "upgraded", and it must be included with your graphics driver. OpenGL exposes GPU hardware capabilities to the operating system. If your GPU hardware were more capable, it could support later revisions of OpenGL on ...


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You are right: HDMI, DP and DVI-D use digital signals, while VGA uses analog signals. You'll need to buy adapters that convert those digital inputs to analog outputs (so yeah, no "passive" adapters). VGA degrades quality quickly with bad/long cables as well as with high resolution displays (it'll need to send analog signals, changing the output voltage at ...


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It's for sending audio through the video adapter, for use with video interfaces that support it (like HDMI and DisplayPort).


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The point of the 2 is to enable your laptop to use a lower battery consumption when you don't need the power of a high-spec GPU. Most of the things you do on the laptop probably don't need high-spec graphics. There should be an application running that associates applications with each graphics card. So if you are not bothered about battery life, simply ...


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The screen-size on the Yoga 2 laptop is much larger. Dxdiag shows : Display Mode: 3200 x 1800 (32 bit) (60Hz). As per your tests the Yoga 2 is blazingly fast when using the same resolutions, this is probably a hardware limitation on the performance of the embedded Intel HD Graphics 4400 card. Embedded video controllers are usually much slower than ...


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Sort of. If you have VT-D support, and have your video card passed through, you can Puget systems has an example build here and while there's much too much to include in my answer, here's the salient points. Your motherboard and processor matter. I've heard reports that regular mainstream boards may have vt-d disabled, and K series processors may not. ...


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Modern GPUs will run a hybrid mode where the drivers/GPU start streaming texture data from system RAM over the PCIe bus to make up for the "missing" RAM. Since system RAM is 3-5X slower than GDDR5 with much higher latency, running out of "VRAM" would translate into a slower application and significant FPS loss. However, the performance will be limited by ...


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This is an old card from 2003 build around the RV280 GPU.Searching on this GPU we find that it supports OpenGL 1.4. That means no hardware support for OpenGL 2.1. You either need a new card, or you need to emulate this in software. Emulating can work but will be very slow, making it a poor choice for gaming.


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Some display interfaces, like HDMI and DisplayPort, can carry audio along with video. This audio stream might get played back by your monitor's internal speakers or you might send it to a dedicated "audio receiver", that strips off the audio signal, sends it out via e. g. S/PDIF, analog RCA or even digital (AES/EBU) or analog XLR. In fact, both HDMI and ...


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The other answer is incorrect regarding VID. VID has nothing to do with the voltage on the card. VID usage is tied to the built-in hardware H.264 encoder found on GTX6xx and higher cards. (I am not sure if AMD cards have a hardware encoder on-die) A way to show this is by setting the video format under "Video Capture" in Afterburner to NVENC (Nvidia ...


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The limit of six USB-connected monitors is imposed by the USB Adapters you're using. How many USB monitors can be supported by a single PC? Up to 6 USB displays are supported on a PC, and up to 4 displays on a Mac. Under Windows Multipoint Server, up to 14 USB clients are supported. http://www.displaylink.com/for-business/common_questions.php


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A virtual machine does not have access to physical device in your computer & hence you cannot install native drivers in the guest machine. All the devices are emulated by the virtual machine (Hypervisor if we are to say it more accurately) You should start with adding virtual guest additions & refer to learn how to emulate 2D/3D acceleration in ...


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I had the same problem. Also tried reinstalling my drivers, did not work. This is what worked for me: Right click "Start" and select "Control Panel" (Open classic Control Panel) In the right corner -> View by: "Small Icons" Display Change Display Settings Now you will see the traditional display configuration screen. Select ("black/gray") extended ...


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CPUs are SISD, GPUs are SIMD. SISD is an acronym for Single Instruction, Single Data. CPUs are good in performing sequential operations: take this, do that, move it there, take another one, add them both together, write to a device, read response, and so on. They execute mostly simple operations that take one or two values and return one value. SIMD is ...


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Go with the 750 watt power supply. It will be able to handle your system. I had a 500 watt power supply before and had issues with the computer shutting down due to high load from the graphics card when I upgraded to an i7 CPU and 970GTX graphics card.


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There is simply no way to use a passive adapter as DVI-D/Display Port/HDMI are a complete other technology than VGA. VGA uses analogue signals whereas DVI-D/Display Port/HDMI use digital signals. DVI-I uses also analogue signals therefore you can have a passive adapter from DVI-I to VGA.


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"System interrupts" isn't really a process, even though it appears in the "Details" tab lists of processes. Interrupts are not charged to any particular process. Task Manager just displays it that way to give it a label. A high interrupt rate is normally caused by one of: An I/O device with a lot of activity. The commenter asked if your disk was very ...


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Your hard drive is failing and should be replaced as soon as possible. When your hard drive encounters bad sectors, it moves the data located there to a special spare area in a process called sector reallocation. The presence of bad sectors on a hard drive indicates degrading disk media, which can eventually lead to drive failure. A hard drive undergoing ...


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Don't be fooled by VirtualBox telling you that you have the latest version when using the Check for Updates... menu item, as that only reports minor updates. As Ramhound commented, there is a v5 line out that fixes the issue of installing Windows 10. You can see the latest major version as explained by JakeGould here. Download the latest VirtualBox and ...


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How do I identify which of a series my AMD graphics card is? AMD (neé ATI) seem to be a bit reticent to make the information readily available. However, they have a page on identifying which model of graphics card you might have: Provided that the graphics drivers are correctly installed and functioning, the model of the graphics card may be found using ...


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If you're willing to risk breaking the card entirely (beyond any reasonable hope of repair), you can try certain things that may or may not help. Your success or failure with these remedies depends on certain things: Whether or not the remedy you're attempting is able to fix the specific problem you're having The degree to which you execute the procedure ...


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There's a few things to look at. The average "recommended power requirement" is a safe bet with a typical system though as always, your mileage may vary. I might choose to be nutty enough and somehow jam in a top of the line video card on a 5W processor and an emmc, or have a system with 6 hard disk drives or dual processors. The recommended power ...


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The PSU must be capable of more than YYY watts, but that's far from being the whole story. First, the fact that a PSU has YYY watts written on it, does not mean that it is capable of really delivering YYY watts continuously. Most PSUs will fall short of this maximum, sometimes even by as much as 10%, depending on their quality. Second, the card is not ...


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Laptops are. Desktops, could be under specific circumstances - Some Older processors - Ivy and Sandy Bridge intel chipsets come to mind supported something called Virtu (or MVP), by a company called lucid logix. Anandtech has a nice writeup about it. Seems dead now, and its licenced by oems - so you'd need to find a system that supports it (and windows 10 ...


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Its not possible (least the way you want to do it), and its worth looking at the competition to understand why. Adobe's Photoshop (which I suppose is the gold standard for graphics editing software these days) is explicitly designed to use the GPU in order to render and do various transforms and other processes. However, paint.net isn't - and I'll come to ...


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Having looked into this a bit more, it seems that your graphics card should be able to run that display at full resolution over HDMI. According to the HDMI version comparison at Wikipedia HDMI 1.3 would allow 2560x1600 and your graphics card supports HDMI 1.4, so it should actually work. HDMI version: 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 ...


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This is due to the RAM being shared between the system and the Video card. The full specs for your system are at http://us.toshiba.com/computers/laptops/satellite/c70/C75D-B7202 and if you click the star next to RAM you will see an explanation of this. You would have to go into the BIOS to change the amount of RAM given to the onboard AMD video card.


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Microsoft doesn't write drivers for specific products. They do have drivers for certain generic things, like display drivers to provide a basic level of support that is possible on any graphics card. They don't have time or interest to delve into some manufacturer's specifications (which are not even public) and make a proper performant driver for a specific ...


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Install proper chipset driver first : http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/chipset?os=Windows%208%20-%2064 Then install this driver : http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/latest-catalyst-windows-beta.aspx (amd-catalyst-15.11.1beta-32bit-win10-win8.1-win7-nov14.exe)



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