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Questions tagged [graphics-card]

An expansion card inserted into a motherboard for rendering graphics with enhanced performance over integrated graphics solutions.

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Install Radeon RX 570 4G Card Driver

I try to install the card drivers, however none of them seems to work. I have used the ones that come in the purchase with the CDs, and some others from the internet. Although everyone says they ...
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Screen Contrast Automatically Adjusts

When I switch from a light to a dark colored window, I notice my display slowly starts to increase the contrast. It does it in short increments every second, so it takes 15 seconds to finish. It's ...
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Dual monitor setup issue - Both monitors are detected but second screen Is blank/black

I recently bought a new monitor for my PC... and I have a big problem. I connected 2 monitors to my graphic card: Geforce GTX 1050. One with HDMI and the second one with a DVI adapter. They are both ...
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Upgrading the GPU, how much wattage can I put on my fanless PSU? [on hold]

So I've got a PC here which has a 530W "Silentmaxx Fanless II" PSU (quite unknown, but this is more about experience with fanless PSUs), and I'd like to upgrade my GPU. Until now I had a AMD Radeon ...
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Changing which graphics card drives the laptop display

Wanted to know if it was possible to change the laptop display to run using the dedicated graphics card instead of the on-board one.
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Full screen apps (games) cause screen to turn on and off, but only if computer ran overnight

The problem: Running any game in full screen causes the screen to turn on and off. It goes completely black for 1-2 seconds, then turns back on. This will keep happening at uneven intervals. Sometimes ...
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Asus Zenith Extreme x399 + 2990wx -> PCIe lanes

I am planning to build home workstation for gaming / virtualization based on subj. According to the 2990wx topology (i.e. here https://www.gamersnexus.net/news-pc/3350-threadripper-2-specs-price-...
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Vertical lines periodically showing up on monitor and requires Windows 10 Pro restart to fix

Problem description When I haven't used the computer like overnight or longer, maybe 1 in 6 times when the screen come back out of sleep mode either one or both monitors have vertical lines through ...
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Low FPS, no reason why [on hold]

I have a Tri-X AMD R9 290X 4GB GDDR5 GPU, AMD FX 8350 Black Edition CPU, 16GB DDR3 1666MHz, 500GB Samsung EVO SSD, 1TB Seagate HDD 7200RPM, EVGA 1200W Gold Edition Fully Modular PSU, Windows 10 Home ...
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How to install the standalone Nvidia driver on linux mint?

I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers on Linux Mint 17 using the .run file that is downloaded from Nvidia website. I receive this error: ERROR: You appear to be running an X server; please exit X ...
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Pc doesn't start when my gpu is plugged in

i'm new to this so i might do some mistakes. Here is my problem: My pc doesn't start when i put my gpu in the motherboard and plug in my psu cables into it. But when i unplug the psu cables from the ...
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Dual screen on Parrot Sec linux with intel integrated and nvidia gtx 1050 (Hybrid grahics)

I'm trying to set up another monitor with my laptop monitor. The problem is if I modify the xorg.conf file I'm getting the cursor on second display but no windows this is my xorg.conf file Section "...
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AMD Graphics Card missing after reformat

I own a laptop that used to have a Hard Drive, so one day I decided to replace the Hard Drive with an SSD, upon doing that and reformating my laptop AMD Graphics Card went missing and I was unable to ...
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Graphics card drops frames when coming from idle state

I recently got a new computer. Upon hooking a 4K monitor to it, the screen occasionally lags. What I've noticed, though, is that it only lags directly after the screen image hasn't changed at all for ...
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Integer-scaled fullscreen with NVIDIA card

I am currently playing a game which runs better on fullscreen, but the only resolution it supports in fullscreen is 640x480 and my display is 1920x1080. If I set the scaling mode in the NVIDIA ...
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Monitor is off but still detected by computer

I currently have a Seiki (SE32HS01; provided by my Advanced display options) TV (monitor) hooked up to one of my NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1060 6GB HDMI output. I use it mainly to watch videos if I'm laying ...
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Installing driver for AMD RX 590 with AMD Ryzen 2400G results in Error 1603

I have the following system: AMD Ryzen 2400G Gigabyte Mainboard (support for AMD Ryzen 2400G) 8 GB RAM Later: AMD RX 590 I installed all the driver for the integrated GPU of my AMD Ryzen 2400G and ...
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No video from newly installed Radeon HD7790 graphics card on a Windows 10 PC

I have a 5 year old home theater PC (Windows 10) with a Radeon HD7790 GPU. Today I upgraded the PSU and the GPU to an AMD RX 570. I can get onboard video, but not video from the new card. I've tried ...
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Windows 10 GPU order

I have 2 GPUs (both gtx 780ti) The problem is in the wrong order of them. For example, if I run Speccy program, it kinda inverts the index of those cards. The first card is shown as the second one, ...
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Lightweight ubuntu GUI for 18.04? Only have 16MB onboard graphics card

I have an X8SIL-F motherboard which comes with a very small onboard 16MB graphics card. For stability reasons which I won't go into, I updated my system from 16.04 to 18.04 but now 16MB is not ...
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Is it possible to simulate a minimal GPU inside a VM?

I want to play a 1995 game inside a virtual machine. I only have one GPU, which is from my i7, but this GPU is being used by the main machine, so I cannot put it inside the VM. Is there a way to ...
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RX 580 Not Detected / Recognized

My rx 580 videocard is not recognized by Windows, not even as a basic video device. When I connect to gpu using hdmi there is no signal, I will not even post to the bios. I have checked bios settings (...
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Houdini crashes on start

Unable to start Houdini on Windows 10 Home and Nvidia GeForce 770 because of a crash. Crash Window says: Houdini Console 7272: Fatal error: Segmentation fault Saving application data to .......
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My discrete GPU disables the integrated GPU

I've just got a used Lenovo Erazer X310. It has an Intel i5-4460 with integrated Intel HD 4600 GPU. On the motherboard there is a VGA port and a HDMI port. The computer also has a discrete GPU: A ...
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How to connect Sapphire RX580 Nitro+ GPU to Corsair CX750M PSU?

The Sapphire RX580 GPU is a special edition and has an extra 6pin port. I'm just a little confused how to connect it properly. The CX750M PSU cam with two 6+2 wires but what confuses me is the wires ...
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Loss of DP signal when other devices get connected

I have a Dell U2415 connected to my Lenovo ThinkPad T460p as an external monitor via Mini DisplayPort, and I encounter the following issue: when I connect, for example, an external hard disk via USB ...
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I need help finding why my computer was fried [closed]

So, my power supply burned out, and it happened for the second time in a row. The first time it was because I was using old drivers, but later on me and the original owner changed the hard drive to ...
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Using the dedicated graphics card on an external monitor

I have just bought a Lenovo Yoga 730 15" with an Intel graphics card and a Geforce 1050 graphics card. It runs games perfectly fine when I'm using the internal monitor, but as soon as I change to an ...
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Will there be performance problems by connecting a PCI-E 3.0 X16 GPU in a PCI-E 2.0 X16 slot

Hi im thinking of upgradering my ffmpeg server, i currently have 2 nvidia P4000 gpu and want to buy some more, but the thing is that, my Motherboard only have 2 PCI-E 3.0 X16 slots, so i googled and ...
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Differences in simultaneous HDMI and DisplayPort monitors

I have a GTX 1060 with one HDMI and three DPs, but currently only have one DP cable, one HDMI cable and two identical FHD monitors. Both monitors supports HDMI and DP. My question is: will they "look"...
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Can GX470AORUSUG support one M.2. SSD NVME + One RTX 2080 GPU + One 10Gbs Ethernet Network adapter at PCIE 2.0 X4 5GT/s?

I want to buy a Ryzen 2700X based PC with the following motherboard: https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/X470-AORUS-ULTRA-GAMING-rev-10#sp I wish to put in this PC one NVIDIA RTX 2080 GPU. One NVME ...
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RX 580 GPU No Signal / Not Detected in Device Manager [duplicate]

Msi RX 580 video card is not detected on device manager or outputting signal to the monitor. Everything is connected properly. When connected to the GPU I don't even get the bios screen. Everytime I ...
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Can 4K (9.4 megapixel per frame) video cards support 5K at half height (7.3 MP)?

I'm really interested in the new Dell Ultrasharp 49" 32:9 (5120 x 1440 ~= 7.3 MP) display, but most laptops only support 4096x2304@60Hz (9.4 MP)... Since this 32:9 aspect ratio display is delivering ...
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Why isn't my monitor's native resolution not recognised under Linux?

I own a ViewSonic VA1931wa-LED monitor which has a native resolution of 1366x768 pixels with a refresh rate of 60Hz. The problem is that no matter what I do, it works just fine on Windows but on any ...
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RX 580 Not detected

Msi RX 580 video card is not detected on device manager or outputting signal to the monitor. Everything is connected properly. When connected to the GPU I don't even get the bios screen. Everytime I ...
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Can an internal and external GPU work simultaneously?

I'm planning on getting a Razer Blade 15, but I was wondering if I could use it in conjunction with my external GPU (Razer Core) that I am currently using with my Blade Stealth. If I plug the Core ...
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Random hardware issues and hard crashes

So. I have had a battle going on with my aging desktop and stability. Here is the original specs: CPU: Intel i5 2500k , No overclock. RAM: Corsair Vengance 1600MHz 16GB (4x4GB) Running at 1333 MHz....
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How is pixmap/raster data physically transfered to an LCD monitor

Here's what I think I know: All data is 1's and 0s, it's up to the OS to determine how these are interpreted (through agreed-upon encoding schemes built into the OS, text, image or otherwise). An ...
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Black screen but GPU, LCD cable and panel are fine [Lenovo ThinkPad t440p]

Laptop was on when this happened: no beeps, no error messages, no reboots or system shutdowns, no nothing. The screen just went black while the rest of the device continued running. I’ve connected the ...
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Is it possible to check if the dedicated gpu is active or not + being monitored? (Nvidia Optimus)

I have a laptop (Msi GV62) with GTX 1050 graphics card and optimus system with it. And my question is, how can I check if optimus is active or not? If my dedicated graphics card is active in any way ...
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Is this a faulty video card?

I've recently bought a Thinkpad P1 with Xeon processor with an nVidia Quadro P2000 (with Max-Q Design, whatever that is) and I've been noticing some video artifacts. Recently, when a particular ...
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Resolution of exernal monitor connected through intel-virtual-output on manjaro

I am currently trying to utilize an external display in conjunction with the main screen for my laptop. Because my manjaro setup runs off of the integrated intel video card, but the included HDMI ...
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How is graphics RAM different from system RAM?

I know that a GPU and a CPU are fundamentally different things and why they both suck at doing the other's job. But what I don't get is why standard system RAM has always been a generation behind the ...
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Do USB3 to HDMI adapters have their own graphics card?

Just looking for confirmation here but do devices like this have their own graphics card built-in? I know it says "External video card" in the description but on many listings for devices like that, ...
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no display after installing graphic card

I have a PC with "gigabyte 1050 g1 series with ddr4 4gb ram and core i3 6300(maybe) and integrated Intel 53"0 GPU. Recently I bought a "zotac gtx 1050 to 4gb 128 bit". But when I plug it in there is ...
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Graphic Card on Gigabyte Aero 15X V8 has slowness

I have a graphics card problem on my Gigabyte Aero 15X V8, bought just 2 days ago on Amazon. No game is launched in Ultra quality when I think it can launch them, like Fallout 76 released today. I ...
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How can I know how much dedicated video memory in AMD GPU (NOT Intel) and increase it? (Dual GPU Laptop)

Yo, I tried checking my AMD GPU Graphics card dedicated memory in my dual GPU laptop but I when I right-click on Desktop -> Screen Resolution then Advanced settings, I see only Intel and not AMD. So, ...
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Ctrl+Alt+Arrow shortcut doesn't work

I have my screen in a manner that it is very easy to rotate, which is very practical to read. I used to use this hotkey combination in the past, but it seems that it is not working anymore. I know I ...
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How to turn off NVIDIA 1060 card when it is not needed?

I have a Lenovo Legion Y720 laptop with an Intel CPU plus an NVIDIA GTX 1060 6G. I know it is possible to have the NVIDIA turned off (unpowered) when not gaming, to save battery life, and to have it ...
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How is it supposed to control GPU clocks and voltages on Linux?

I have several modern GPUs, both ATIs (lets take Polaris 480) and Nvidia(Lets take 1080) models. I am using them for various purposes, like mining, video rendering, physics processing. Each task is ...