Questions tagged [nvidia-graphics-card]

This tag is for a series of graphics cards made by Nvidia. Use this tag if your question is about installing, configuring, troubleshooting or otherwise using Nvidia graphics cards and related drivers or software.

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How to diagnose computer lockups and freezes?

I built a desktop computer a couple years back with the following specs: CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 Yorkfield 2.5GHz 6 MB L2 Cache LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor BX80580Q9300 Motherboard: EVGA 122-...
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Nvidia graphics card no longer works in Windows 10 (error: Code 43) but works in Ubuntu

Currently, when I boot into Windows, one monitor stays black (undetected), and the other can only display 800x600 resolution. When I look at Device Manager > Display Adapters > NVIDIA GeForce ...
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Corrupted graphics, crashes, and noisy GPU fan after updating NVIDIA GeForce drivers to 364.xx

I recently updated the drivers for my NVIDIA GeForce video card to version 364.72 (or other version in the 364.xx series), and I'm now experiencing issues such as the following: Games or other ...
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how to disable "intel display power saving technology"

I'm using a Dell Vostro 5490 running Windows 10. Under "display adapters," for me it says Intel(R) UHD Graphics NVIDIA GeForce MX250 I tried disabling the Intel Display Power Saving Technology, ...
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What is the best way to enable the use of triple monitors?

I'd like to use three screens. I've looked on Google and found a lot of different and contradicting answers, so I decided to post a question. What I have now: three screens, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX ...
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Split monitor into virtual monitors

I'm searching for a solution to split one physical monitor into two( or more?) virtual monitors. Let's say I've a monitor (monitor_a) with the resolution of 1920*1080. Now I want this monitor_a to ...
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How to disable monitor auto detection in Windows 7?

I am currently running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit with a dual monitor setup with an NVIDIA 7950 GT graphics card. One monitor is dedicated to this machine and the other monitor is connected to a DVI ...
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3 Monitors, 1 graphics card

I have a Nvidia GT 120 graphics card. It has a VGA, DVI and DMI output. Can I have 3 monitors with this? One for each port. Also if not, can I use DVI and HDMI and have 2 monitors. I know I can do 2 ...
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Secondary monitor does not display native resolution

I have a laptop (Acer Aspire 8730G) which runs a GeForce 9300M GS. Its native resolution is 1680x945 pixels. Now, I connected my monitor to it (LG E2250V-PN) with VGA (laptop only has a VGA or HDMI ...
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Use Nvidia optimus card for HDMI output

I have an ASUS laptop which has a 17" 1600x900 and Intel HD 3000 / Nvidia gt540M card Whenever i connect to my 24" 1080p samsung TV, no app uses the nvidia card and what i'm forced to play games with ...
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How to disable the screen orientation hotkeys in Windows (XP)?

I'm using Eclipse in Windows XP. One of my favorite shortcuts is CTRL+ALT+DOWN (or CTRL+ALT+UP) to duplicate a line. I just found that on this machine (XP ThinkPad, with NVIDIA graphics driver), ...
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Can I force my laptop to use NVIDIA instead of Intel?

I have a Dell N5110 laptop with integrated Nvidia GeForce GT 525M and an Intel HD Graphics 3000 card; My problem is the default card is the Intel one, and it provides a very bad performance with ...
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Is it possible to use a nVidia GPU to render graphics if the monitor is connected to the motherboard video port?

I have an Asus Z87 Deluxe motherboard, which has an integrated Intel HD 4600 GPU; I also have a nVidia GeForce GTX 560 TI graphics card; currently, my monitor is connected to the graphics card and the ...
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How to install pytorch FROM SOURCE (with cuda enabled for a deprecated CUDA cc 3.5 of an old gpu) using anaconda prompt on Windows 10?

I have (with the help of the deviceQuery executable in C:\Program Files\NVIDIA GPU Computing Toolkit\CUDA\vX.Y\extras\demo_suite according to https://forums.developer.nvidia.com/t/what-is-the-compute-...
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How can I play games on a triple monitor setup using my Nvidia graphics card?

I have a new nVidia GTX 560 based card and an older GTX 260 card. I have a single 2560x1600 monitor on the 560 (center of my desk) and two 2560x1600 monitors on the 260. (to the left and right of ...
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Use NVidia GPU from VirtualBox?

How do I make the VirtualBox guest use the NVidia graphics? Host setup: Windows 7 x64 NVidia Optimus In NVIDIA Control Panel, I explicitly selected High-performance NVIDIA processor for: C:\...
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Laptop + 2 Displays Issue

I'd like to extend the display of my ASUS N53SV-SZ038V to two external monitors. The laptop has one HDMI output and one VGA output. I have each connected to an external monitor. The problem is that ...
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Can't disable dynamic contrast ratio (or auto brightness) on new gaming PC

I asked this on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/techsupport/comments/718dw8/cant_disable_dynamic_contrast_ratio_or_auto/ So I got my new gaming PC a couple of days ago for Battlefield 1 and PUBG, ...
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GPU cores vs. CPU cores

A (say NVidia) GPU is made of streaming multiprocessors consisting of arrays of streaming processors or CUDA core. There are 5120 CUDA cores on V100. A general purpose (say Intel) CPU has "only" up to ...
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Photoshop sees wrong graphic card

I've got i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM, integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 and GeForce 540M in my notebook. For some reason in "Edit > Performance > Graphics Processor Settings" Photoshop CS6 sees only ...
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Remote desktop graphics card

So as most people know, when you use RDP to connect to your desktop, it disables the graphics card and uses generic CUDA. I don't want Windows to revert to using CUDA instead of the Graphics Card. I ...
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NVIDIA Driver Install Fails

The NVIDIA graphics driver on this PC is several versions out of date, so I went to upgrade it due to an unrelated issue. I went to the NVIDIA website, downloaded the 64-bit Windows 10 driver for the ...
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Do I need to install cuda separately after installing the NVIDIA display driver?

Is cuda already included in the installation of the graphics card display driver? The card has 192 cuda cores according to https://www.asus.com/Graphics-Cards/GT710-SL-2GD5/specifications/, and Cuda 3....
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Rollback driver in Windows via command line

I have a remote system in which I've updated the Nvidia graphics driver, but now RDPDD.dll, which I'm guessing stands for RDP Display Driver, will not load (found this out via Event Viewer). I can ...
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Nvidia Optimus not connected to any display?

While trying to spec out a Lenovo T440p ThinkPad with Nvidia graphics and a docking station allowing for dual monitors, I found a forum post implying that the Nvidia Optimus could not be used with ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Red Hat

I wanted to install Nvidia drivers. Can you tell me why the following is not working : [root@INEICP-EPM-W134 Downloads]# rpm -Uvh XFree86-4.3.0-35.EL.src.rpm warning: XFree86-4.3.0-35.EL.src.rpm: ...
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After installation of new drivers, Ubuntu won't boot into graphics mode

Here's what I did: At first I had nvidia drivers from 195 series installed from Ubuntu repositories and everything worked fine. I used system for some time, settled into it and have some data I don't ...
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Can I use an nVidia Geforce 9600GT for triple-monitor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 3 Monitors, 1 graphics card My work PC has (as you can guess from the title) a single Geforce 9600GT card. According to the spec page for this card, both DVI ports are Dual-...
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PES 2012 results in a Nvidia error on Dell N5110 regarding System Requirements?

I bought a Dell N5110 laptop and installed Pro Evolution Soccer 2012. The Nvidia graphics card in the laptop has 1 GB of RAM, but when I try to run the game, a message appears that says there is only ...
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How to start Windows 8 in safe mode because of funky nVidia driver

I bought myself a new laptop today (MSI GT70 Dragon Edition 2) with Windows 8 preinstalled. It came with a disk with all the drivers and stuff, installed them all. It rebooted fine after that, and ...
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Why some programs run slower/laggier with the dedicated graphics card (nvidia optimus) than with the iGPU

My question is simple: On Windows 10, some programs like Spotify or Microsoft Office apps seem to be working worse when I force them on the nvidia graphics card, rather than with the intregrated gpu. ...
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Disable Alt + Arrow display flip keyboard shortcut

Whenever I click Alt + Arrow up/Arrow down my screen will do an unwanted flip. I'd like to disable this shortcut behaviour. I've already looked at Super User question How to stop my laptop's ...
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What is the difference between the different nVidia Quadro drivers?

I have a nVidia Quadro FX 1700 graphics card and there are different drivers offered at the nVidia driver page: Quadro ODE Graphics Driver Quadro Performance Driver Quadro Partner Certified Driver ...
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GPU struggles only in the primary PCIe slot. Is this a motherboard issue?

When my GPU is in the primary PCIe slot, I sometimes get loads of garbled sound when I run the audio through the HDMI. The GPU also performs far worse on benchmarks. In the primary slot I get 30 ...
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Is it possible to get the serial number of a GPU without opening the case?

I have an Nvidia GPU GTX 470 - Can I get it's serial number with out opening the case? EDIT Thanks for all the comments: I tried the Device path as well as the WMIC command (which are the same ...
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Philips Brilliance monitor periodically shifts screen by 2 pixels and cuts off screen borders

I noticed a strange issue with my new Philips Brilliance 242B7 (23.8") monitor: more or less every 5 minutes, the image moves 2 pixels vertically or horizontally. The problem is that when the image ...
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Brightness settings gone, how do I bring it back?

I have a VAIO CW laptop with Windows 7 x64, and after installing new NVIDIA drivers, my screen brightness controls are no longer available. (Not in the control center, not in the power options, ...
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NVidia Graphics Card Error 43?

I am using the NVidia GeForce GT745M card, and I am receiving the following error code in Device Manager: Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43) Looking at the ...
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Does Windows 7 support multiple simultaneous nVidia graphics cards with different drivers?

On one of my dev machines at work (currently running XP), I have two nVidia graphics cards: Quadro NVS 440 (my original card, for my three primary monitors) GeForce GTX 275 (just added, for CUDA ...
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Windows 7: Switching between Nvidia GPU and onboard intel HD graphics in desktop PC

I have a desktop computer with an Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 motherboard (Z68 chipset) and an EVGA GTX 770 GPU. The GTX 770 is great for gaming, but it runs quite hot, the dual fans are noisy, draws a ...
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X server on NVIDIA card with no screen

I have a rather unique situation where I have a server with an NVIDIA graphics card installed that we need to have X server running on however the server lives on a rack with no monitor. The reason ...
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Windows 10 Remote Desktop With RemoteFX and Hardware h.264 Using Nvidia NVENC

I have Windows 10 Pro as a server and Windows 10 Pro as a client. Server has a GTX 1070 card with the latest driver and is fully NVENC capable of h.264 / AVC 444 hardware encoding. Steam streaming ...
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Nvidia control panel alternative

There was a software which allows the user to edit per-executable nvidia settings and allows user to unlocks old applications to use the nvidia graphics instead of Intel GPU. Can you give me names of ...
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Linux: Setting primary display (nvidia) from command line

Is this possible? Normally I use disper to enable my external monitor, but I don't think I can force the 2nd monitor to be primary. http://willem.engen.nl/projects/disper/ I've played around with nv-...
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Will it be useful to keep my old video card in my computer?

I currently have a GeForce GTS 250 in my computer, I am replacing it with a GTX 770 (it's a big upgrade). Is there any reason to keep the GTS 250 in my computer in the second PCI Express 16x slot? I ...
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How can I force my laptop use NVIDIA instead of Intel?

I have a Lenovo G710 laptop with integrated Nvidia GeForce GT 820M and an Intel HD Graphics 4600 card. My problem is the default card is the Intel one and it provides very bad performance with Windows ...
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What are the differences between "scientific GPUs" and "gaming GPUs"?

I am currently working with neural nets and I recently made my code much faster by configuring a framework correctly to make use of a GPU. The GPU that is used is a Tesla C2075, which is part of the ...
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Can I use both my internal and external graphics card in same system?

My motherboard has an integrated ATI Radeon HD 3000 graphics and I had Nvidia GT 610 2gb external graphics card as well. I have a Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 Motherboard, AMD 4 GHz AM3+ FX-4300 Processor, ...
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2560 x 1600 screen resolution not available when a second monitor is attached

I am running Windows 7 (64-bit edition) and have a 30" Dell 3007WFP monitor which runs at a screen resolution of 2560 x 1600. This works perfectly until I try to connect a second monitor, and then the ...
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Windows: Use Intel Onboard GPU for bootup, then switch to NVidia

I have a Desktop PC with an Intel H87 chipset, a CPU with integrated graphics and a dedicated NVidia GeForce 560Ti. Both are connected to the same display, because I only ever want to use one of them ...
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