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This is AMD's dual-GPU Fiji graphics card

Question: This is AMD's dual-GPU Fiji graphics card

During the PC Gaming Show, which ran for a mammoth two and a half hours at E3 2015 last night, AMD CEO Lisa Su briefly appeared on stage to show off another Radeon graphics card that the company only briefly...

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Answer: This is AMD's dual-GPU Fiji graphics card

These days for a blue-chip company to bring a PCB on stage like this is a dark day indeed.

Imagine Apple showing off a circuitry for their next iPhone, and just how pathetic that would be...

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AMD was excited to introduce a family of true next generation GPUs at their E3 event today. The Radeon R9 Fury X, R9 Fury and R9 Nano are enthusiast oriented graphics cards based on the Fiji architecture that will sit...

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Answer:AMD announces Radeon R9 Fury X, R9 Fury and R9 Nano GPUs; also Project Quantum, a dual-Fiji SFF PC

Custom form factor requirement makes Quantum DOA. White box manufacturers won't touch it..only the Alienwares and the like will even give it a shot and they won't move enough units to make it viable.
 

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Hope someone can be of assistance here (apologies in advance for the stupid questions)Ok I've just bought a 22" widescreen monitor and discovered my onboard graphics don't support widescreen resolutions (ie: 1680x1050). Also, I am getting a second, smaller monitor to set up dual monitorsI have one AGP and one PCI slot available (not PCI Express), very little cash, and lots of questions!1. Which is better (AGP or PCI) and why? I presumed AGP due to the speed and the fact that it's dedicated to graphics, but after googling AGP VS PCI, I found loads of people slating AGP saying they're really unstable, likely to crash your system, etc 2. Are most modern cards likely to support widescreen resolutions?3.1  Will it be easy to run 2 monitors off one card with 2 sockets (ie: 1 x VGA and 1 x DVI)?3.2  And if so is this going to be another factor that determines whether I go for AGP or PCI?3.3  If the answer to 3.1 is "Yes", will I be ok to plug 2 VGA monitors into it via use of the "DVI-VGA adaptor"?4. How does the installation process go? I plug the card in, plug the monitor into it and switch on? Will it be natively recognised or will drivers be needed? And if drivers are needed do you have to add the card first? And if so does the monitor still activate and allow you to see what's going on to install the drivers?

Answer:AGP or PCI graphics card - to replace onboard graphics AND set up dual monitors

I'm not saying they're wrong, but I've never had a problem using AGP graphics cards over PCI based graphics cards, but I'm just one guy, and I've never bought a "cutting edge" card.  I'm guessing people complained about AGP cards due to a variety of issues -- drivers, etc.

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I have new dell with ATI RadeonTM X300.. it supports 2 display mode.. I was wondering is it better to use one graphics card with dual screen.. or having two graphics card on same system. I have extra dual head GeForce FX5500 from my old system.

I am using system for video editing and graphics.

thanks for any help
 

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All the basic troubleshooting is done. reseating , reinstalling the driver , rebuilding the PC. The bios and bootup is displayed on the second monitor, It is recognised as attached in the properties section of windos xp - it refuses to enable It is not recognised by the intel config tool. It uses the exact same drivers and card as a working model beside it (intel 82915g/gv/910gl express chipset) any ideas?

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Going to buy a NVIDIA Dual PCi Grpahics Card. Is thee anything I should need to know before hand? I have an HP desktop, Windows Vista Home Perium, Two 17 inch Hans G monitors.
 

Answer:Dual PCI Graphics Card

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Question: Dual graphics card

Does it pay to have dual graphics cards or one decent card?.We were discussing/arguing about this today at work.Cheers

Answer:Dual graphics card

Depends on a lot of things...If you decide to go with an SLI config you need a CPU that will not bottleneck a more powerful PSU more memory,and of course you need to buy TWO cards, all of which is not cost effective, taking into consideration there are not really many if any games that can take full advantage of all this extra hardware...So in my opinion one good card would suffice....

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Question: Dual graphics card

After reading about the new hp voodoo desktop computer, and its dual 728 nVidia graphics cards. I was wondering, i already have a 128 6600 nVidia, and was planning on getting a 512 graphics card soon, so would i be able to keep my old graphics card while adding the new one?
 

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s it possible to play a game like (battle field 1942) on one monitor while your email package or browser is running in the other monitor. And if so has anyone any reccomendations about a card.Thanks

Answer:Dual monitor graphics card

As far as I know, you can have a program running across 2 monitors (i.e. word or Excel type programs), but not 2 separate programs

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How can I tell if my graphics card has dual-head capabilities? There are 2 plug-in places on it, but they look different.

I have the following:

Video Adapter: RADEON 9200 (128 MB)

I'm looking into setting up another monitor.

I have found SONY's support to be nearly impossible to use.

Thanks
Peg
 

Answer:My graphics card dual head??

Yes, it's dual head, but one side is digital output. If you have 2 VGA monitors, you'll need an adapter like THIS one.

Or buy a monitor with DVI input.

Scorp.
 

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Hello Forum, im CrazyKilla

I have Dual GTS 450s which work very nicely, although performance isn't too great, at first i didn't know how to enable SLI, but then i found this in NVIDIA Control Panel



The problem is, Every time i start up my PC, i have to open up the drop box, and change from GTS 1 to GTS 2, or GTS 2 to GTS 1, then dedicate that card to PhysX, that enables SLI, but only some of the time,

Why do i have to switch what card is Dedicated to PhysX every time i start PC to enable SLI? i know if its enabled or disabled because i have a program called TechPowerUp GPU-Z that shows if SLI is enabled, and also if SLI is enabled my gaming performance increases a lot,

Answer:Dual Graphics card SLI Problem

So you have to reset the options every time?

It might be worth uninstalling / re-installing the video drivers and doing a custom installation. Don't install: the updater, the 3d vision drivers, hd audio. Basically you only want the video driver and physx.

During the process, there is an option checkbox to "Perform a clean installation" -make sure you enable that. It basically sets everything to defaults during installation.

As for the Physx dedication - leave it to Auto.

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I have a laptop with built in i5 quadcore, 8gb ram, and dual graphics card
One being Intel Extreme whatever whatever
The other is a Geforce card with 1gb 3D

Anyway, my problem is simple, my laptop has a button to switch my GPU (Geforce) on, but it means only the card is on, but it does not mean in any way the computer will use the card.

In the old days (such as XP), the computer will always use the Geforce card...

So I am just wondering, anyway to force this to happen? Most games i play don't even use it and i feel a little frustrated to paid 300USD for a card that does nothing!

I tried doing the setup on the menu which is app by app, but it seems some app just have that option greyed out.

Also my Intel Card seems to be facing some issue to be honest and from time to time it kicks me out with BSOD (Memory Management > Hardware issue when diagnosed), or simply C++ Runtime library error.

Thanks a lot in advance

Answer:Dual graphics card - BSOD etc....

Alright, let me see if I'm understanding the situation correctly:

You want to use the dedicated card over the iGPU, correct? I'm not entirely sure how laptops handle the switching process, but you might want to try disabling the iGPU from within the BIOS. However, despite having just recommended that let's clear up a few things.

1. Fill out your system specs. It'd be a lot easier for me (and everyone else) to help you.
2. Are there any drivers for the card installed?
3. What was the cause of the BSOD? I'd hazard a guess at it being IRQL Not Less Or Equal (driver related).

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I recently purchased a new laptop to be able to play games and entertain myself on the go, so pretty much game... (brand new laptop)
at one stage the laptop was working completely fine after simply using the NVIDIA control panel to configure the settings to use the GTX graphics card instead of the integrated CPU graphics. but after afew weeks of downloading my list of games from steam and playing... all of a sudden the games wouldn't run properly, i'm not 100% sure why... (frames were beyond low enough to play... and i know i had the power to be able to play these games...)
not sure if my dedicated graphics has decreased, or my HDD space has anything to do with it (i have only used around 450 GB out of the 1 TB HDD!) or how to configure my GPU, or CPU or whatever! if anyone has methods to solve this problem please let me know! would really appreciate it!

My specs are -
Windows 8.1 Pro
Intel Core i7-4710HQ CPU @ 2.50GHz
8GB RAM
External graphics - GTX 850M graphics card
Integraded graphics - Intel HD graphics 4600
NVIDIA Driver version - 347.09
Resolution - 1920 x 1080, 60 Hz

Thanks for your support!
 

Answer:HELP dual graphics card not working

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Hey all,
I've got a bunch of HP Compaq dc5800 and dc6000 small form factors in the office I do IT support for. A couple of the employees have requested the use of multiple monitors, but I quickly discovered that the standard video card in these models does no support this function. I have looked on-line for an appropriate card replacement, but haven't found one that will fit into the compact design of the small form factor PCs.

Does anyone know of a specific make/model of graphics card that will fit? It doesn't need to be super powerful, just capable of running two monitors, (typically they have both a VGA and DVI port).

Thanks for your help.

Answer:Dual Monitor Graphics Card

Assuming PCI-E something like this would do the trick,

Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GV-N84STC-512I Rev2.0 GeForce 8400 GS Supporting up to 512MB(128MB onboard) 64-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card

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I wonder if EVGA had the official 'okey-dokey' before pushing out this little gem. It handily bests the GTX 580 while sporting 2GB 's of memory.(only 1GB per GPU however). In many situations it will give the GTX 590 a run for its money...actually for about $200.00 less. At the same price as the average GTX 580, this card would seem to be ready to cannibalize sales of both the GTX 580, and 590 if it is made widely available. It's seemingly an odd move, but a tremendous card according to the folks over at PC Perspective

From PC Perspective:


the review can be had here at PC Perspective
:http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/EVGA-GeForce-GTX-560-Ti-2Win-2GB-Dual-GPU-Graphics-Card-Review
 

Answer:EVGA GTX 560 Ti 2 Win 2GB dual-GPU graphics card

The card more than likely has Nvidia's stamp of approval since at the price point it equals enthusiast territory, and like the dual GTX 460 EVGA launched earlier, I think the card is neutered on being SLI'ed with another of it's kind ( strike one). Nice niche card but...
At $500+ it's also going up against EVGA's own GTX 560Ti DS (with similar cooling) that's clocked faster and would certainly have more OC headroom at the same price point (SLI) (strike two)
Like the dual-GTX460 (and the PowerColor dual HD 6870) I wouldn't think the card would see widespread release. It checks the same boxes as the conventional two card setup ( good price/ perf. relatively cool'n'quiet ..but is still saddled with the 1GB frame buffer and 256-bit bus that makes it less than suitable for Surround/ 3D/ 3D Surround (strike three).

I'm actually surprised that EVGA haven't launched a dual version of their GTX 580 Classified 3GB (just for PR's sake at least) and Nvidia probably would frown upon a GTX 570-2Win, but I'm also guessing that the PCB, extra memory and VRM's would make it prohibitively expensive in any case...so given that those two options are off the table, then a dual GTX 560Ti becomes the de facto choice I suppose.
 

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I have an L series satellite with dual graphics card that wont work together. Its an AMD Radeon 3400m apu with an HD 6520G integrated , and a 6400m discrete graphcs card.

The 6400m will never turn on, I have used amd system monitor to see if it is ever used, but it never is.
Even when the 6520g is at full load it wont turn on.

Any suggestions would be helpful.
Thanks.

Answer:How to get dual graphics card to work together?

Hi

As far as I know this theme has been already discussed here in the forum and the switch between internal and external ATI GPU is not supported.
Just the Optimus technology designed by nVidia is supported?
So you can switch between Intel GPU and nVidia (if both would support the Optimus technology)

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Hey there! I would like to install a dual monitor card in my HP tower...currently running a second monitor via a USB adapater but would like something more robust. Don't need anything speedy or flash...this is mainly for work and music, no gaming. Processor is i5-2400 3.10ghz, RAM 20 Gb, 64bit W10. What are my options? Many thanks,  Paul

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I have presentation software and want to project onto a screen a different image to that on the laptop. I have an IBM thinkpad T30 which has ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 16b graphics installed + Windows XP Any observations please?Thanks

Answer:dual graphics card for laptop?

You cannot upgrade a laptop graphics card, what you have is what you are stuck with unless its one of the very few laptops that have a replaceable graphics card, but these are very rare and the only ones I have ever seen like this retail at about the £1000 mark.Perhaps yours is one of the ones that can be replaced but I doubt it and don't know of a solution.

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Do most modern day graphics cards support dual monitor displays only I looking at getting this card click here (a Sapphire Radeon 9550 256MB DDR AGP8x TV-Out DVI-I) but part of the reason is so that I can display the picture on my monitor and LCD TV at the same time. Can anyone please advise?

Answer:Graphics card & Dual display

I have this card and it supports two monitors.It lists the Default monitor and the Secondary monitor in Display Properties>Settings tab.

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Hi guys, Work has just given me a Lenovo A58 SFF and whilst i dont have the serial number, I do know the following - Lenovo ThinkCentre A58Small Form FactorIntel CORE 2 QUAD Q84004 GB RAM320 GB hard drive The machine is only used for work (spreadsheets, word processing and internet) and I would like to run dual monitors (both with VGA, PCI and HDMI inputs) but the Lenovo A58 SFF only offers a single VGA output. I have done a quick search for a suitable graphics card in this forum, but the suggestions seem to be a bit out of date as the machine is getting a bit long in the tooth now. As I work for a small company, we don't have an "IT Department", so it's left up to me to sort it out. If you could please provide me with a couple of options, it would be much appreciated. Thanks, Chris.    













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Answer:Dual Output Graphics Card for A58

from memory the Nvidia NVS 300 works in the half height PCIe slot. Maybe you should give that a try. you can get a second hand one.Alternatively, just get a ADD2DVI card like this, to bring up the DVI connection from your integrated graphics card.http://shopap.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/auweb/LenovoPortal/en_AU/catalog.workflow:item.det...

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I have a new computer with Vista Home Premium x64. I used a dual monitor graphics card in my old computer with Windows XP. Took the card out and install it in my new computer and updated the driver. But, performance is poor. For example I can't use Vista Aero.
I would like to buy a new, relatively inexpensive dual monitor graphics card which is compatible with Vista premium x64. Any suggestions?

Answer:Dual Monitor graphics card

What card do you have, maybe it's not old.

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aloha!

already have nec monitor using the dvi connection. got a new dell and tried it with the vga but it flickered badly. swapped connectors now the dell works great w\dvi and the nec flickers with the vga.

looks like a dual dvi is in the works. only need it for graphics/PS work. don't do games or video making.

what are the ins and outs of dual dvi cards? suggestions? not much computer stuff choice here in hawaii, best buy is the main location, but internet purchases are common.

Answer:choosing a new dual dvi graphics card....

How much do ya wanna spend ?

nvidia or radeon ?

just 1 card ?

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For under £200, any suggestions?

Answer:Best Graphics Card With Dual Display.......

Gforce4 Ti4200

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I have bought a T510 with an Intel HD Graphics card and an NVIDIA NVS 3100M Optimus graphics card running Windows 7 64-bit. How do I switch between the usage of both graphics cards ?  I only just discovered that the Intel HD Graphics card is being used, which seems a waste when I have the NVIDIA card. Thanks













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Answer:T510 - Dual Graphics Card

It should switch automatically based on how graphically demanding your applications are via NVidia Optimus. On battery mode, you'll want to be using the Intel card for maximum battery life and minimum heat generation.

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Hello,I have a manager here requesting 3 monitors for each of their departments workstations (Lenovo M92 Tower, Intel i5) and I am just wonder if the M92 supports dual graphics cards. I am aware that it only has a PCIe 1x and PCIe 16x slot - the plan is to install two 1x cards, if they are supported.Could someone confirm if this will work or not?Thanks!













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Answer:Dual graphics card in M92 Tower?

First, I have no experience at all with more than two monitors on any PC.
 
However... AMD's EyeFinity setup can support three (or more) monitors using the multiple connectors on a usable video card.  For example, the relatively inexpensive AMD R7 250 card comes in both full-size and low-profile varieties, to fit inside an M92p case (either mid-tower or SFF) in the PCIe x16 slot (which is what you want to use).  The low-profile R7 250 DDR5 card from Sapphire (which includes both low-profile and full-size brackets in the retail box, so you can use the card in either M92p case size) has three digital connectors on it: DVI, miniDP, and microHDMI.  So you can connect three monitors to them. The retail box also includes adapters for the microHDMI and miniDP connectors, but I'd personally just buy a proper 2-ended straight-through cable (say from Monoprice or other online source) with the correct connector at each end to connect each of your three monitors. I'm not a fan of adapters myself, I'd prefer a suitable cable with the correct connectors at each end.
 
According to the EyeFinity setup instructions, you use two connectors to go to two monitors, and the third (or more) monitors must connect on the DisplayPort path.  In your case you only have three monitors, so you just use all three digital connectors on the R7 250 and you're done!  No need to have two graphics cards, and you get high-performance DDR5 as you want, on three monito... Read more

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Hi all,In my quest to upgrade my existing graphics card, I was able to find one on Dabs.com but I'm not sure about the specs.Unfortunately Dabs don't give pre-sales advice.I want a dual head card and saw this one click hereAs you'll see in the specs, it says DVI-I - 29 pin combined DVI ¦ VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ S-video output and Max Monitors Supported 2.It seems likea dual head card to me, just need second opinion on this.it's a pity really that Dabs refuse to advice on what they sell.Thanks in advance!

Answer:Advice on dual head graphics card

go to click here for all its details

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I just purchased this pre-built machine:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7375900

Acer Aspire AM3970-UR14P DT.SJYAA.003 Desktop PC

I'm attempting to order a graphics card upgrade ( probably an affordable Nvida GT 650 ti . Obviously the card will consume some space due to the fan. I'm trying to figure out if the card ( or a similar dual slot PCIx card) will fit onto the motherboard. I know from past experience that a lot of non-custom built PCs have little to no room for expansion.

I've searched all over the net about this particular model number of Acer Aspire and can come up with no information about the motherboard to check for myself.

Would anyone happen to know where i can find info about the motherboard for this particular model of Acer Aspire desktop?

** Also, i do intend on removing the included radeon card.
 

Answer:Will a dual slot graphics card fit in my machine?

It is hard to tell if it would fit the case, but the specs state that your computer only has a 300W Power Supply and that definitely will not work with the card you list.
 

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Hi everyone, just set up a second monitor on my dual head graphics card, very happy with the results, one question though, will the performance of the card be reduced by having both monitors running while a game is being played on the primary?

Answer:DUAL HEAD GRAPHICS CARD QUESTION?

I would think so, since its rendering images for both in theory.There again - maybe not.

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Hey guys,

I have got a r6870-2pm2d1gd5 graphics card, on the box it says can run upto 4 monitors. I only want one more extra monitor, I want it to be separate from my other one so i could have separate programs on each screen.

Could anyone suggest a product i need or software which could help me?
Any information you get would be very good i dont mind how little the information.

Here is a link to it on the website. http://uk.msi.com/product/vga/R6870-2PM2D1GD5.html

Thanks
 

Answer:HELP: How do i get dual monitors on a R6870 graphics card

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My existing Radeon 7000VE 64Mb dual VGA output graphics card cannot cope with DirectX 9 - which, regrettably, I've just d/l'd and installed (RTFM!!!)I run two TFT monitors ( for document work, not games ) which can accept either VGA or DVI.I need recommendations, please, for a current dual-output card which can live with my now-embedded DirectX 9, so I can get back to watching the world through Google earth.PIII 1000Hz, 512Mb DDR, 2 x 160Gb HDD, W2K SP4 Server.....

Answer:Recommendation for new dual-output graphics card

Installing Direct X 9 shouldent have caused that much of a problem, what version of the ATI Calalyst Drivers are you using?

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I recently bought a new system with 2 x Zotac GT 430 Cards. I'm having trouble setting the displays to 2x2 configuration. I am only able to do 1x4 configuration.

can anyone help me? I'd like to be able to drag items freely to all monitors.

Current setup is 1x4 Configuration
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2x2 Configuration
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the boxes represent the monitors.

Answer:2x2 Configuration in NVIDIA Dual Graphics Card

Have you tried right clicking the desktop > Screen resolution and moving the monitors to the position you want them?

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Hi guys need a bit of help here i have just bought a hp pavilion P6-2388ea with windows 8 and for some unknown reason it won't let me play tiger woods 08, i've been told to dual boot it with windows 7, heres the rub how would i go about it, some one else told me it was the graphics card that is the problem, its a radion hd 7570 and i should change to nvidia if thats the case which card would allow me to play the game this is confusing me no ends up hope someone could help me sort this out for me.
 

Answer:Solved: Dual boot or new graphics card

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HelloI have Y570, I have it a day or so and this dual graphics switching has been nothing but headache. is there a way to set Nvidia card as default? and just disable the Intel card?I wanted to install newest nvidia driver to test leptop on games, but this seems to mess up card switching process, and with defaults I'm getting much lower perfomance then any reviews suggested. also HDMI cant seem to detect TV with bundled driver. and intel driver seems to override whatever I set in nvidia control panel. I'm starting to consider clean windows install, all this bundled softwares are crap as usual with any brand. '/    

Answer:Dual Graphics is there a way set Nvidia card as default

hellwalker wrote:I'm starting to consider clean windows install, all this bundled softwares are crap as usual with any brand.  "all this bundled softwares are crap as usual with any brand." Totally agreeI would be very interested in seeing the result of a clean install of windows, because I too believe this would be the only way to get the Nvidia card to work properly. But there are problems with doing so if an article I read on the Intel site is correct or I read it correctly. If I remember it right, the laptop manufacture writes the switchable graphics software not intel or the graphics card manufacture, So doing a clean install of windows would most probably delete the switchable graphics software. This to me "could" be the biggest stumbling block in the clean install of windows if there was no way to disable the intel graphics and just have the Nvidia card running.  It would be good to hear Lenovo's take on a clean install. On the bottom of this page of this link has this note, so doing a clean install of windows might stop the dedicated graphics card from working at all. Note: AMD Switchable Graphics technology must be enabled by the system manufacturer. Additional hard... 

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Hello, everyone. Sorry to come here and ask questions again.

So recently, my friend is selling away his Acer monitor pretty cheap because he wanted to upgrade and I decided to grab it. It is Acer P223W monitor.

I was wondering...

- Can I run 2 DVI cables from my graphics card which has 2 DVI and 1 HDMI because the Acer P223W only has DVI and I intend to run dual-monitor out of it along with my current Acer P193W.

Sorry about this, I have no idea in the cable connection and everything. I have tried Google'd but my searching abilities sucks.

Answer:Dual-Monitor Connections on Graphics Card

I don't own one, but a 560ti should be fine for dual monitors.

I believe that it won't support more than two, should you ever care.

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I have a question in regards to having three monitors.

I know that with my single 6850, if I want three monitors, I have to either do DVI, DVI, and DisplayPort, or DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort.

I am getting a 2nd 6850 mid-week. Will I be able to do DVI-DVI-HDMI with a 2nd card or am I still in the same boat?

I guess it's not that big of a deal if I have to get a DisplayPort-DVI or HDMI adapter, I'm just curious.

Answer:Three Monitors Dual Graphics Card question

Hello there, Johnathan.

I'm not a Multiple monitors guy. but i'm pretty sure that you can connect them like that:

DVI-DVI-HDMI

I guess is possible because the purpose of adding another card to you rig is somehow related to the fact that you want to add more monitors (of course, this is only one of the reasons for multiple cards), hence, you need extra ports for connecting all the monitors. hehe Somebody please correct me if i'm wrong

Cheers, mate.

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I believe I did everything just right in uninstalling the old vc driver and then installing this new one but all I get is a black screen on the reboot. I can reboot in safemode and the old driver is gone and the new one shows up and "claims" to be working just fine.

I've got XP. Any other info you need?

Please help. I'm anxiously wanting to utilize my two LCD monitors.

Thanks in advance!!

Glenda
 

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I recently received a Radeon HD 6580 which works great, however, when I try to run it with my FireGL v5100, I get error 43. I knows both of these cards work in my primary Pci-e slot, but they  do not work when they are both plugged in. Both of the drivers are updated. I am running on Windows 7 x64. I am not sure what to do from here.Any help is appreciated!-Eric

Answer:Help with dual graphics card setup: Error 43

I think your problem lies with incompatibility of your graphics cards. NVidia allows use of mixed sli capable cards that are different than each other by combining "cuda" cores, but i don't think ati/amd have the same general technology to do that. For the best of compatibility and performamce i'd always recommend running identical cards when running a multi-gpu system. Also make sure they are bridged properly with the correct cable/connector.. i could help further but at the moment I'm typing on my cellphone and its taking forever. for some reason my pc cant even ping this forum right now. facebook/google/etc. is fine, and dns resolves the hostname, ill try back later i guess

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Hi guys im not sure what the problem here or if this is supposed to happen. I have the latest AMd drivers for my video card I have checked direct x version and every thing and im not sure where to go now google hasnt helped much. I was wondering if you guys knew what a solution could be.

here is my specs :

Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
System Model: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
BIOS: InsydeH2O Version CCB.03.72.33F.23
Processor: AMD A10-4600M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics (4 CPUs), ~2.3GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 7650MB RAM
Page File: 2505MB used, 12793MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11

the main problem is as you can see in the pic below is everything is n/a and there are no driver details either. Could this cuase slight graphics problems when playing games and such?


 

Answer:Dual graphics card showing up as N/a DXdiag

firz3h said:





Hi guys im not sure what the problem here or if this is supposed to happen. I have the latest AMd drivers for my video card I have checked direct x version and every thing and im not sure where to go now google hasnt helped much. I was wondering if you guys knew what a solution could be.

the main problem is as you can see in the pic below is everything is n/a and there are no driver details either. Could this cuase slight graphics problems when playing games and such?

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also not sure if it installed correctly as it shows up like this in device manager
 

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hi out there,
i am trying to run dual monitors on windows 7, i have only got pci slots on my asus mother board
can anyone tell me what graphics card is compatable with my system?
frustrated, sutton
 

Answer:Solved: dual monitors /graphics card

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Hey all,

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R SE (7520 model), and have seriously goofed up here.
In my infinite wisdom, I attempted to update the AMD graphics card driver through AMD rather than through Dell, and was immediately greeted with Windows Startup Repair when it rebooted. I've since gotten it to boot properly, but now the drivers for both the AMD Radeon HD 7730M and the built in Intel HD 4000 have gotten tangled up in knots. I've tried getting it from the Dell support site this time, and it half worked...the problem is I think I have at least three drivers for my graphics cards banging around in here, and am unsure how to safely uninstall this mess without causing more issue.

Any ideas here? I couln't get a good restore point, couldn't get a good driver rollback, and really, really don't want to do a factory reset.EDIT: Should probably have specified this is 64-bit Windows 7, that's rather important.

Answer:Dual Graphics Card Driver Screwup

Hi COMPUTERGREMLIN,
Create a restore point first, even though the drivers are not stable right now. 
Download the Intel driver from - http://intel.ly/1T7ZN9B
Download the amd driver from - http://bit.ly/1RMqeC2
The above 2 listed links are directly from the vendor site - Intel and AMD. These are latest releases than compared to the drivers listed on the Dell support site.
Download the BIOS from - http://dell.to/1TK2M9M
From the same link above, you could also choose to download the old but stable drivers for the Intel and AMD video drivers.
Once done, uninstall the existing video drivers from device manager and from control panel -> programs and features. 
Update the BIOS and restart the system. Once in windows, create another system restore point.
Install the Intel driver first - restart the system and then install the amd driver and restart the system. 
This should fix the driver related issues you are facing. Once all installations are done, create one more restore point for future reference.
Keep us updated.

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I want to use dual monitor features of Windows, I have a GeForce 3 Ti200 in my AGP port, and when I plug this in I think it disables my onboard graphics.Is there a way that I can have the onboard graphics and AGP card in use simultaneously so that I can plug-in 2 monitors and then use the dual monitor feature?I read this from another website regarding this: "Multi-monitor and onboard video cardsThis should work fine. If the onboard card is PCI, it will become the secondary card, if it is AGP it will most likely be the primary. Depending on your BIOS, it could also be possible that the onboard video gets disabled as soon as another VGA card is in the system."But I'm not sure how to stop it disabling the onboard video?Any help appreciated

Answer:Dual Monitors - AGP Card & Onboard Graphics

Hi - I'm not sure you can actually do this - as one compensates for the other.Onboard graphics is supplied as a generic on most PC's nowadays, and it is up to the end user to replace these with a new card.How old is your machine? Most new boards and BIOS's pick up an AGP card and shut off the onboard display - mine does this, and its less than four months old.As for two graphics cards i.e. the card and onboard - I don't recommend this, it will cause problems in Windows and make life awkward for you. That's why the onboard is suspended with a new card.You might want to consider buying an adapter that allows you to have more than one monitor from your graphics card. I am not sure of this, so you may want to check, a KVM switch may be the answer - I AM NOT SURE OF THIS...Final point, when you install any new card into a PC you remove the old one and any drivers to avoid conflicts. It's the same scenario with your graphics card.

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Currently set up with a Philips Briliance 190SW and about to buy a new monitor. Figured it wouldn't support the resolution so I had to go with a lower-cost monitor. Will my graphics card support dual monitoring? This is the one Will it work? And by any chance this one can be compatible? Sorry I just don't know where to look through the internet.

Answer:Will this graphics card support dual monitors?

Sorry please can you link us to an english website.

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Just installed a new geforce 6300 card in gateway 5088. Want to use dual monitors, but after installing the new card the windows will not find the original card and monitor.

Any suggestions for correcting this problem.

Q
 

Answer:added graphics card with dual monitor

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dual_monitor

"A lot of people see dual-screen setups and they think that it's hard to do - it's really not. First of all you need a dual-monitor video card. Do not try to use two single-port video cards - you will probably have IRQ conflicts that will keep you from using both at the same time - special software is bundled with all dual-port video cards that allows both ports to peacefully co-exist"

http://ezinearticles.com/?Setting-Up-Your-PC-for-Dual-monitors:-Its-Easier-Than-You-Think&id=80339
 

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Hey guys,
Very simple question here. I wanted to set up a dual monitor thing on my Dv6-1352. I believe it has this integrated graphics chip : Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD. I wanted to use the dual monitor capabilities on it, but I was wondering if over time, extended use of the graphics card due to dual monitors would make it over heat/kill it. I don't plan on playing games, just using it cuz A) Its pretty cool B)It'd help increase efficiency in my engineering school work documents which requires I have a lot of things open at the same time.

Thanks in advance!
 

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I just installed Windows 7 Pro. Bought this computer with Vista installed. The Graphics driver was installed by Dell. I went up on the Nvidia site and downloaded what I thought was the proper driver(270.71-quadro-win7-winvista-32bit-international-whgl). It works but I think I might have downloaded the wrong driver. The Nvidia site is a nightmare for me.
Could you please advise. The driver that came with the Dell originally seemed to work fine.
Anything else you need to know just ask. Sure hope I didn't post this in the wrong place.

Answer:Nvidia nvs290 256mb dual dvi graphics card

You downloaded the right one,

NVIDIA DRIVERS 270.71 WHQL

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Hello, My work recently purchased a Thinkcentre m91p - model number 7052C9U without realizing that it was not dual monitor capable.  We're a small business and have no IT division so it is up to me to solve this problem for myself.  Ive been doing some research via google but have not come to any real conclusion about which graphics card I should get that is compatible and will allow me to use 2 monitors. Can anyone here direct me in this regard? Im looking for a quality yet inexpensive graphics card, compatible with my model of Thinkcentre, that will allow me to go dual monitor. Thank you in advance, Brian

Answer:M91p dual monitor graphics card issue

I'm confused, it has 2 monitor ports, a VGA port and a DisplayPort.If you are not using a DisplayPort capable monitor, which many are not, you do need an adapter for that port, ie. DisplayPort to DVI.

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I bought a new monitor today so I could run two screens off my computer so I had more space to photoshop ect. My computer doesn't seem to notice that my new monitor is plugged in and my graphics card doesn't give me the option to use my new monitor.
I do have two monitor outputs on my motherboard/processor
Any ideas?
nvidea geforce 7300 GT
 

Answer:Graphics card doesn't accept dual monitors

Duplicate post of:

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/862439-graphics-card-doesnt-accept-dual.html

FYI, Site rules:
Multiple Postings - It is simply not acceptable to post your question more than once, or to post it in more than one forum. Choose the forum that your question or post best fits in, and place it there and only there. If, after posting, you feel it should be in another forum, use the "Report Thread" button at the bottom of the post and we'll move it. We also reserve the right to move posts to other forums and delete duplicates.Click to expand...
 

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HI there all, i have a question.. i have a spare ddr5 HIS 5770 graphics card i was wondering if i could put it in my little dual core machine (old trusty) ,the card can run dvi or hdmi or is this overkill for such a small machine being a dualcore and all its an acer veriton 5700g 2 gig of ram,ps its running win 7 (dunno how i jammed it in there but i did), and if its possible would i need any hdmi drivers to help the board cope or is it just impossible all together? would be cool if i could turn it into a tiny freak machine ,hopefully i havnt left anything out ,cheers
 

Answer:ddr5 graphics card in dual core machine

also it currently runs a asus silent gt210 1gb card ddr3,and i have a spare 720 watt psu ,obviusly id need to add that to run the card also
 

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I have an Inspiron 560, currently using the on-board graphics (Intel G45/G43).  I found an old Radeon PCI video card so I though i could install it and use a second monitor (this is just a business computer -- no gaming or anything).
When I installed the PCI card the system seemed to disable the on-board graphics and I can't find a way to have both on at the same time.
This old card may make my system run slower, I'm not sure, but I thought I'd give it a shot.  Any ideas on how I can have both on together?
FYI I'm running Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
Thanks

Answer:Dual Monitors on Inspiron 560 with on-board graphics & PCI card?

Hi BulkHedd,Enabling both onboard video card and discrete video card is not available for this system. The on-board Intel video won't support two monitors with separate (different) screens because you have only one VGA output on the PC. Please let me know the exact video card you are using to assist you better.  

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Hi all,

I'm having some issues with extending my desktop onto a secondary monitor correctly. I have an HP Elitebook 8460p with a Radeon HD 6470m graphics driver, and the Catalyst Control Center installed. I've hooked a VGA-VGA cable into a Dell monitor. I can successfully clone my desktop onto the second monitor, but I cannot typically *extend* my desktop to use dual monitors.

I've tried extending it using Function-F4 and selecting extend, going to the desktop->Display, selecting the monitor (it is recognized) and clicking "Extend", and going through the Catalyst Control Center to Arrange Monitors, clicking on the external, and clicking "Extend". In all cases, the screen flickers to black, and when it comes back, my monitors are still in "Clone" mode. In fact, even if I've selected to only use the laptop or only use the external monitor, on clicking "extend", it goes back to "clone". I do see that when I select "extend" in the Catalyst Control Center, it *very briefly* shows me both monitors in its configuration area, but then flickers back to a single monitor (the laptop).

I've reinstalled Catalyst Control Center's latest software/drivers to no avail. I have noticed that if I install the latest version of the driver for the graphics card, it resolves the issue, but never permanently. At some other point in time upon disconnecting the external monitor (when I leave work for example... Read more

Answer:Radeon Graphics Card / Dual Monitors Issue

Someone may have a better answer. But whenever I've seen issues such as this where software won't retain settings, or something works for a short time but continiously breaks in the same way, it's typically a sign of an OS/registry...and a fresh install of the OS will usually resolve the issue.
 

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I have had problems ever since I started my new build, but this is the latest: moniter has no signal on boot after installing a Nvidia Geforce 8600GT graphics card.I go into display settings and try to update the driver and get this message: Driver was created for an earlier version of windows. Its automaticly resetting the driver to the windows default. I have dowloaded the driver 4 times so I know I'm getting the correct driver. The card is dual DVI which I've never used but I have a DVI/VGA adapter. I read that if I have an Adobe Type Manager I need to uninstall it but I'm not sure if my Adobe Acrobat Reader fits that description. I also read that some moniters are not compatable with this card but I cant find this information on any manufacturers websites. I have an I-INC TW191D LCD moniter. Its only a year old. I would hate to have to buy a new one. I cant find any known issues with this moniter and card, although I do see a lot of issues with the Dual DVI cards posted online. These are mostly setup problems dealing with uninstalling other drivers in which I have done all four times. My board also has no onboard graphics so I have to use my old card with the windows default driver in order to go online and download the drivers and install them. Without it I have no moniter. It is a EVGA Geforce 7300GT. Its uses the same driver as my 8600GT. I thought the exchange would be simple with Windows XP Home Edition. I have never been so confused on a graphics card... Read more

Answer:moniter no signal with 8600 gt dual DVI graphics card

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I bought a new monitor today so I could run two screens off my computer so I had more space to photoshop ect. My computer doesn't seem to notice that my new monitor is plugged in and my graphics card doesn't give me the option to use my new monitor.
I do have two monitor outputs on my motherboard/processor
Any ideas?
nvidea geforce 7300 GT
 

Answer:Graphics card doesn't accept dual monitors

I am not sure if I will be able to provide an answer but someone else here may be able to help if we knew the exact brand and model number of your computer and/or motherboard.

Your subject line mentions a graphics card. If you do have a separate graphics card plugged in, also please give us the exact brand and model number of the card.
 

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I need to buy a 256Mb dual head VGA graphics adapter for an M57 USFF. The card needs to be full height and half length. Does anyone have any suggestions. Cheers!

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Hey Everyone, I've recently noticed my laptop slowing as I played games like h1z1 on the lowest setting. Eventually, I would get error messages about my GPU when the game would crash. I noticed my drivers were out of date and SLI was also not enabled. I have since updated the drivers and enabled SLI but I still get many of the same problems.  The laptop has two GeForce GT 750M's. I downloaded MSI afterburner and it shows both graphics cards at 135/405MHz at rest. But while gaming, the second graphics card remains at that same amount and relatively the same temperature while graphics card number one goes to about 1058/2499MHz and 75-90 degrees C temperatures. I've also taken out the ultrabay with graphics card number 2 out and put it back in to make sure it wasn't loose. I honestly don't know what any of the data really means, but I'm really hoping to get this fixed. Any help would be greatly appreciated!! Let me know if I can provide any more information!

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Hi everyone,I have an old monitor lying around and would like to know if I can use it to set up a dual display.My monitor is currently running off my ATI Radeon graphics card, with my on-board monitor connection disabled.Would it be possible to enable the on-board graphics and hook up my other monitor, up a dual display without a dual-input graphics card?Hope you can help!Thanks!

Answer:Dual display with onboard/ graphics card combined?

I would say probably. Certainly windows can run dual monitors from dual graphics cards.But it just might depend on how the motherboard handles a plug-in card when there's already on-board.Try it and see - you can't do any harm.In the BIOS there is normally a setting "Init graphics (or display) first" - this sets which card is selected first for booting up, when the windows software has not yet loaded.Don't forget you will need both graphics drivers loaded.

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Can someone tell me if and how well 2 - Asus 4K monitors will run with the GT720 video card? This is a link to the monitor: https://www.asus.com/us/Commercial-Monitors/PA328Q/ Thanks!

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Hello,

I bought a new graphics card:
EVGA 512-P2-N738-LR GeForce 8400 GS 512MB DDR2 PCI-Express Graphics Card
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0011FKI3M/ref=oss_product

to hook up my two monitors simultaneously.

I installed it on my desktop, installed the drivers, everything looks good except the Digital Input won't pick up a signal.

Im new to dual monitors, so I don't know if maybe I'm doing something wrong. At the moment, I only have one monitor, as the 2nd one will arrive on Monday.

On my graphics card, I have a VGA cable going from my GCard to my Monitor and it works perfectly. Whenever I unplug all the cables and switch to my DVI cable from GCard to Monitor and switch signal on my monitor from Analog to Digital, it doesnt pick up anything. It goes straight to power save mode.

This is the DVI cable I bought.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000KZW9WM/ref=oss_product

Everything looks good, but I'm stuck at the moment and don't know what to do. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks
 

Answer:Just bought a Dual Monitor Graphics Card. DVI signal won't work.

So the VGA to VGA works. The DVI to DVI doesn't work.

The Video Card came with a DVI to VGA Adapter. So I decided to unplug everything. Connect the DVI to VGA adapter to the DVI Port of the graphics card and connect a VGA Cable to the end of that adapter to the monitor. So DVI Out/DVI-VGA Cable/VGA to VGA to Monitor and got (again) no signal under Analog or Digital.

Im stuck. I dont know what to do

Any thoughts? Thanks guys
 

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I know this is an issue ATI is aware of, but they have been aware of it for two years! and still no fix. I know using the magnify accessibility program will correct it, but... its really not a fix.

Does anyone know of a fix, official or unofficial that has gotten results?
I run the ATI radeon 5850 hd card

need anymore info/screen shots just ask.

Answer:ATI graphics card dual display mouse distortion glitch

Ive never had this glitch, but then again I dont normally run dual monitors, though I have in the past. Im running a 3870 x2. I also have a 4550 though ive never run dual monitors, and the 200m in my laptop has no issues with a external display as well as the ATI 4200 in my wifes compaq, with no issues. . .are your drivers up to date? and what OS are you using it in? ive tested m7 3870 x2 in xp home and vista ultimate-have not tried it with my 3870 in 7 yet, though the 4200 worked in 7 no problem. The only issue ive had with the compaq is with an external display attached, if its a mirror no problem, if I extend it reverses the screen on the laptop itself, really weird lol but ill get that figured out.

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Hello,

I have a dual boot system (XP Home and Pro) on my laptop, which serves as both my home and work laptop. I have an NVIDIA GeForce graphics card which I had updated with the latest drivers (66.93, dated 11/9/04) on my XP Home partition prior to having the Pro partition created on my hard drive. Now both partitions have the driver version dated 3/12/04 and neither partition will accept a driver update to the latest version. I run through the normal procedure, and the install program says everything is fine, and to restart my system, but once I do, I find the old driver installed, with no change.

Is this issue due to the fact that I now run a dual boot system? Has anyone experienced this issue before? Does anyone have any good ideas on how to rectify the situation? I hope to resolve it soon, because I recently purchased Half-Life 2, and the old graphics driver causes the game to hiccup quite regularly.

Thank you in advance for any suggestions you might have!
 

Answer:Dual Boot System and Graphics Card Driver Issues

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Hi there,
I need a bit of advice. I currently have a 24" Samsung monitor with my Dell Inspiron 570. I am thinking of buying another 24" monitor so that I can have a dual screen set up.
However, (please excuse my ignorance here) I have just been informed that before I buy the 2nd monitor that I also need to buy a graphics card to enable me to work the two monitors as my PC only has one socket for one monitor.
So, I was wondering if anyone could help me decide which type of graphics card to buy. I intend buying a 2nd hand one from eBay. I am NOT a gamer so I won't be needing anything too flashy but I'm open to ideas for something quite decent.
My current system reads thus:

Win7 Home Premium
AMD Athlon IIx4 630 Processor 2.80 GHz
4.00 GB RAM (3.75 GB usable)
64 Bit Operating System
After looking in Device Manager, it appears that my existing (built in???) Graphics card is ATI Radeon HD4200 - whatever that means.
Someone did suggest buying a Radeon HD4350 but again, this means nothing to me and I don't know whether:
a) they are any good, and
b) it would be compatible with my Dell Inspiron 570.

If anyone can help and offer suggestions, I'd be very grateful.
Many thanks in advance:
Skinno
 

Answer:Help Needed: Setting up Dual Monitors, Graphics Card update??

You need to mention the brand and exact model of the computer. That way, specs and motherboard can be looked up to see what sort of slots are available for cards.
 

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Asustek cans dual GeForce 6800 graphics card

Asustek has pulled the plug on its planned two-chip graphics card. However, the product may yet see commercial light of day with Nvidia's latest GPU on board.

Asustek has demonstrated the card on a number of occasions this year, in each case powered by a pair of Nvidia GeForce 6800-series chips. However, at yesterday's launch of the GeForce 7800 GTX an unnamed Asustek representative admitted the 6800-based board will now not be released, according to an Xbit Labs report.

Instead, the card may resurface with two 7800s on board, the Asustek staffer said.

That makes sense. As well as the performance benefits, the new Nvidia chip, formerly known as the G70, also consumes half the power of the GeForce 6800 Ultra, making it a better option for dual-chip boards than its predecessor.

The cards Asustek has shown in the past put the circuitry and chips from two separate graphics cards onto a single board. The two units communicate using Nvidia's SLi system.

Asustek yesterday launched its Extreme N7800GTX card based on the new Nvidia GPU clocked to 470MHz, higher than the chip's standard 430MHz core speed. The memory clock is the same as the reference design: 1.2GHz. The board contains 256MB of GDDR3.

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Any help would be much appreciated!

My computer has onboard graphics ( Nvidia geforce 7025/nforce 630a) which works fine.
I wanted to do a dual monitor setup with my TV Panasonic TH-50PX80U. I first checked with my computer manufacturer "Shuttle Barebones" and was told that the (Nvidia Gforce GT 430) graphics card would be a suitable choice.
I purchased an HDMI w/ Ethernet cable and installed the new card.

When I first made the installation the connection to the TV worked. It displayed my desktop etc. When I turned it off I was unable to get the signal back on the TV. I checked with Panasonic tech support and was able to determine that the problem is most likely that I must use the lowest resolution setting on the computer as the TV is not really meant to be used as a monitor but it could work. As I had a picture and sound before I think it will work. However I am having a heck of a time with the computer settings in Nvidia Control Panel and some strange readings in my Device manager for the new installation.

I disabled the original Graphics card and the computer monitor is functioning normally on the new card.
However the peculiar reading in device manager is this. Under Display adapters the old card correctly shows up as disabled and also reads under "Location" Bus 0, device 18, function 0.
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Answer:Solved: Please Help! Graphics Card/Dual Monitor Installation Problem

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So I have a dual monitor setup and it was all working fine then when I accidentally opened steam into big picture mode my monitors resolution went all wacky. Now ordinarily the two monitors resolution is 1920x1080 (main monitor via HDMI) and 1440x900 (secondary monitor via DVI), but when I plug both in either my main monitor goes black and the screen only shows on the second monitor or it gives me a resolution of 3300x2100.

I don't know how I caused this issue and hve no clue how to fix it.
 

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Hello everyone, I just purchased the ideapad y500 model: 59360243 from Lenovo.com Canada after reading a whole bunch of reviews that spoke about the laptop having dual graphics cards.  My experience with computer specs is really low, so I thought the 2GB of GT650M meant there were two 1GB of GT650M (hence the "dual" graphics cards).  I recently found out that this is not the case, and that the model I purchased (which has not yet arrived) does not have dual graphics cards.   I am quite disappointed as I can purchase a model with dual graphics cards for only a little more money, or even the same money, with less RAM. If someone more familiar with this company and "ultrabay" could tell me what my options are that would be much appreciated.  Thanks in advance.

Answer:Ideapad y500 model: 59360243 Dual graphics card CONFUSION

Welcome to Lenovo Community! RyevalProbably, those reviewers may have some typo or confusion about the products.IdeaPad Y400 and Y500 Ultrabay allows you to easily swap internal BD/DVD drive to secondary HDD, secondary graphic card with built-in cooling fan or secondary cooling fan. Those are available as accessories / upgrades.
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i've never tried to hook up dual monitors before so its probably something simple. i installed a new graphics card a while back and haven't used the original for months, and now that im trying to hook up dual monitors it wont even recognize the original in the device manager, or that i have a monitor plugged into it. both monitors work perfectly fine in the newer card slot. any assistance would be appreciated. thank you for your time.

Answer:computer wont recognize original graphics card for dual monitors

You can't use your onboard video card and an add-in card at the same time, it's one of the other. Well you can, but only on motherboards that support hybrid CrossfireX. In most cases your onboard video is disabled when an add-in card is detected by the BIOS. To use dual monitors you will have to have a video card that supports it and connect both monitors to that video card. Then press the Windows key and the P key to extend your desktop onto the second monitor.

EDIT: Filling in your system specs would help.

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Hi guys, new and in need of help please.

Probably a basic problem to most but struggling here.

It has Windows 7 & a GeForce GT240 1024MB graphics card

I cannot get my 2nd monitor to work with a new PC I had last week. The DVI port seems to be the problem.

Both monitors work independantly through the VGA port fine, no problems, but neither work through the DVI port when I use a simple DVI to VGA adapter, I have tried 2 of these just to make sure it wasn't a dodgy adapter.

I have followed the various windows 7 'set-up dual monitors' tutorials but with no luck.

Nothing happens at all when I plug the 2nd monitor in.

Any thoughts?

Could I need to download a driver or anything?

Thanks for any help.

Answer:Problem setting up dual monitors with 7/GeForce GTS240 Graphics Card

Does that video card support DUAL VGA monitors? What I'm getting at is, is that DVI connector on the video card a DVI-I or DVI-D? If it's only a DVI-D (Digital only) the DVI to VGA adapter won't work. If it came with the DVI to VGA adapter one would assume it is DVI-I (integrated, digital and analog).

EDIT: I just tried a DVI to VGA adapter on my 220GT and it worked OK. This card has 1 VGA and 1 DVI conector. I'm running 2 VGA monitors as I type this. To be honest I was not expecting this to work.

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My Dell Optiplex 990 SFF has an Intel 2000 which I'm learning is no good.  I hate that my screened looks super stretched vertically and no matter how much I play with the resolution I can't fix it.  It's hurting my eyes. 
In addition I wanted to set up dual monitors with extended display.  While it's detected, identified, and showing the desktop on both monitors it's in duplicate and I can't get  the extended display to work. 
I'm no good at computers and have spent HOURS trying to understand all of this.  My guess is that I need to upgrade the graphics card?  I feel like I can do this from a youtube video.  I'm just not sure what I need.  I don't think I need anything fancy. Just something basic that will let me do the dual monitors with extended display and address the stretchy screen problem.  Recommendations?  

Answer:Dell Optiplex 990 SFF Graphics Card & Dual Monitors with Extended Display

Maximum power consumption for SFF is 25 Watts the best card the machine could operate with is:
VisionTek Radeon HD 6350 SFF Low Profile Graphics Card - 1 GB DDR3
From what I understand that card is not very powerful but might be enough to operate multiple monitors in low resolution

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Had paper jam unfortunately paper tore while removing - must have a small piece somewhere. Can't see anything. Is there anything I can do??
 

Answer:fiji xerox cp150b paper jam

Partial and careful disassembly is probably necessary to find it. I've been searching for a service manual for it but no luck.
 

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I have downloaded the driver for my Fuji Xerox Docuprint CP105 b, from the manufacturer website. I have unzipped the file. BUT the computer still wont recognise the printer as a printer. Instead it has it listed under devices as unspecified device. How do I make it recognised as a printer! Please help this is doing my head in! I am not computer savvy. Cheers
 

Answer:Windows 7 and Fiji Xerox Printer

What folders and/or files do you now have from the unzipped downloaded file?

You still have to install the printer's driver.
 

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I keep getting blue screens when I am in dual screen. Crash happens when I try to use the computer after some time of inactivity with just a video playing.

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hii,   how to install nvidia drivers that has come with driver cd.  I tried but failed to do that show driver is not compatible with hardware?  i couldn't understand that problem ? 

Answer:How to install nVidia Graphics card driver in z570 core i5 2gb Graphics Card

Hi pdayya, Which exact model NVIDIA graphics adapter do you have in your Z570?have you flicked the switch on the front of the laptop?http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Notebooks/Z570-Grafikkarten-Problem-Nvidia-Karte-kann-anspruchsv... In case of discrete nvidia graphics have a look here...http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-and-Z-series/Lenovo-y570-GTA-IV-freezing/m-p/698131#M52215 Zehn

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Hi, I have a EVGA e-GeForce 7600GT 256 MB PCIe Video Card which supports the SLI technology allowing me to link up 2 or more graphics cards for greater performance. Now this card has DDR3 memory. I wanted to know if I can link it up with a DDR2 memory graphics card which also supports SLI. If I can, how will this difference affect performance?
 

Answer:Linking a DDR2 memory graphics card with DDR3 SLI graphics card?

Now this card has DDR3 memoryClick to expand...

Which card?? "A card with DDR3 memory", or "A thingy with a red switch on it" tell us just as much.
But if it's not another 7600 GT you're trying to SLi, just forget it, especially if you're going to buy the other card.
 

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i have 2 ati radeon hd 4850's. right now they are connected with the crossfirex bridges and i'm only using one monitor and running crossfirex. i'm thinking of getting a second monitor for better gaming/seeing more stuff in flight sim X.

what i can't find is how to use 2 monitors with 2 cards. do i remove the crossfirex bridges and connect one monitor per card, or do i keep the crossfirex bridges and connect both monitors to the first card, still running crossfirex?

thanks!

Answer:dual graphics cards, dual monitors, ati crossfireX

I would just connect the 2 monitors to the one card and then extend the desktop using either desktop properties or Catalyst control center.

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I am building the ultamate gaming pc and i have most of the parts eg. hd drive , blu-ray drive writer , dvd wrighter, card reader , 2x 4.2 amd processors and 2 512 geforce nvida grap[hics card but i cant fina a mother board that supports 2 4.2 processors and those 2 graphicas cards and also if some one cold give me a link to a cheap water cooling system for my old pc and a dear realy good one for my new one that would be great .

Answer:dual processor and dual agp graphics motherboard

I thought SLI was 2 cards running in PCI-express slots, not AGP?Which processor?and lastly blu-ray? is that out yet?

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Hi all I no the title of this topic maybe hard to understand, basically im in the market to be upgrading from z77 to a newer z97 board, I have a few in mind that range from $180 all the way to $400, and when it comes down to it, it is the pci express lanes. I'm currently running dual 7970s and I noticed a lot of motherboards run 2x8x with dual video cards but some boards will run at 2x16x, so I was just seeing if anyone can tell me if theirs a big diff between running 2x8x and 2x16x with crossfired cards. thanks a bunch!
 

Answer:Dual 16x vs dual 8x pci e motherboards for graphics cards

No real difference.
 

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I've noticed that the frame rates i am getting with single graphics switched on are much much better than dual graphics switched on. This follows for all games that require high graphics.

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Hi for the last 4 months ive been trying to fix a problem that ive been having with my computer.
about 4 months ago I did a major pc upgrade where i replaced my motherboard, processor, ram, heat sink, power supply and case, the only things I used from the original computer where 2 HDD's, 1 SDD and my AMD radeon HD 6950 2gb.

Now ive have the most strange issue where i can be watching a video off the HDD or surfing the web on youtube etc and not long after I start the activity my computer will turn off like if I had flicked the switch on the back of the power supply and then it boots back up again and will run fine until i start up an activity again and then it does exactly the same thing and reboots, there is no BSOD shown nor Dumps Created.

Ive tried many things to sort this out and have RMA'ed the power supply and the motherboard (the motherboard wasn't a direct replacement as they didn't sell my original board anymore which was a gigabyte ga-x79-ud5, now i have an asus p9x79 deluxe). I have tried only plugging in one HDD/SSD and then tried a spare HDD when that failed, i have tried one ram stick at a time and still nothing.

now heres where it gets strange whilst trying to rule out differnt hardware i switched my AMD card out for a very old 512mb, pcie 1.0 x16 nvidia graphics and since then my computer has been running marvelously i can have it playing videos for hours, days even(although i havent properly tested for days) and not a single problem at all.

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Answer:Random restarts with AMD graphics card but not Nvidia graphics card

  
Quote: Originally Posted by cannotdisplay64


so i think ive narrowed it down to a driver error with amd and another driver with my new board, a damaged AMD card, a second dodgy power supply or something else that i haven't thought about or discovered yet.

Has anyone else had a similar problem or have any suggetions as im pretty much all out of ideas at this point and its starting to grind my gears that i cant use my expensive new computer as it should be. Any help is appreciated.

Joe

P.S. sorry about any spelling or punctuation mistakes made but Im very tired at the time of writing this and will be going to bed


The comparison you are making between GPU brands is pointless as a diagnostic. The MAIN difference I can see is that one card requires external power, and the other one does not. A proper diagnostic would be to test another GPU that requires external power.

I've heard that the specific PSU you bought will sometimes not power all the hardware it is supposed so.
People saying it could barely power a SSD, or even an extra fan.

My thoughts. Try using another PSU, try using a similar GPU. Use your old PSU and see if it still happens for starters.

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My graphics display suddenly stopped for my computer. My PC is not even recognising my monitor, I tested my monitor with some other PC's and it is working properly. I though graphics card not working.??

But since my existing graphics card is gone and there is no on board graphics card on my PC I am not able to uninstall existing graphics card and install new one.

Could some one please suggest me what to do in this situation to see some thing in monitor so that in can start doing Uninstall/Installtions.?

Thank you very much for your replies in advance. I really apprecite it.

Thanks
Satish.
 

Answer:How to install graphics card when the existing graphics card in not working.

You could always stick the new one in and boot up in safe mode. Then proceed to uninstall all the remnant drivers. That *shouldn't* cause any problems, but it may be choppy when you boot up.(I've had this happen before, swapping a Riva TNT2 for a GF6600).
 

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Can i install a tv tuner card (psi) and a graphics card (agp) at the same time?
Also how to I disable shared graphics? I am running Windows XP
 

Answer:TV Tuner Card, Graphics card, Disabling Shared Graphics

RichardB49 said:

Can i install a tv tuner card (psi) and a graphics card (agp) at the same time?
Also how to I disable shared graphics? I am running Windows XPClick to expand...

You sure can!!,not sure what you mean by shared graphics though
 

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ASUS GT240 graphics card "ERROR CAN NOT FIND GRAPHICS CARD" Can anyone help me with this error message? I can hear the windows startup sound but it shows no display so i plugged the cable into the motherboad and an error box opend wich stated "ERROR CAN NOT FIND GRAPHICS CARD" with no additional information. I searched online and found that asus smart doctor can cause this and they recommend that you uninstall and reinstall the drivers to fix this problem but the pc is not picking up the graphics card to reinstall all the needed drivers. I also found people with the same problem and after they did a clean install of windows7/vista and all the drivers the error box still appeared. Does anyone know how to resolve this problem? Your help will be greatly appreciated.

Answer:ASUS GT240 graphics card "ERROR CAN NOT FIND GRAPHICS CARD"

Do you have the PCIe set as first to initialize in the BIOS? Also, have you tried the card in another slot on the MoBo? Have you tried cleaning out the slot with canned air? Have you tried using a pencil eraser to gently clean the contacts in the GPU where it plugs into the PCIe?

And please, thoroughly fill out your System Specs by clicking on the tab under your post.

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I have an HP desktop, with Windows XP, and an AMD 64 X2 dual core processor with an on board graphics card (which supports one monitor). I added an add-on graphics card (which supports 2 monitors), but had to disable the on-board video card to do so. Is there any way to use/enable both graphics cards so I can view 3 monitors at the same time?

Answer:can I use onboard graphics card AND add on graphics card simultaneously?

I don't think so... I wanted the same thing but ended up disabling my on board graphic card... But maybe I'm wrong...

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Hi i am rishikesh from india wana ask a question is lenovo y410 775754q model having a Integrated graphics if so  is there an option for putting addition graphics card into it. aslo my laptop is geting to much heated up at a very short interval  i am much worried abt it pls give me some suggestions

Answer:Integrated graphics card or Discrete graphics card

Buying a notebook means you have almost no upgrade options. You can't upgrade your video.Dust inside causes overheat. So also does the airflow blocking - like holding laptop on you knees.





//help will save the world

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Oddball question I know, but I can't find an answer to this specific question and now I'm paranoid that I may have somehow borked my PC worse than it was before.  I'll give as detailed of an account as possible, so please don't mind the length.  Here's what happened;So my GeForce 8800 GTX's fan was making a horrible buzzing sound and every time I tried to run a game, even something graphics-light like Torchlight, the card's temp would jump up to a terrifying 77+ degrees.  Since the rest of the computer was running nice and cool and because of the fan's noise I figured it must be the card's fan.  Cleaned it, installed it back in, same thing was happening.  Took it out, decided to unscrew the fan to give it a really good cleaning...and managed to get a screw stuck inside the card.  Stupidity on my part, but doesn't change the fact that now my 8800 GTX is pretty much dead.   Then I remembered that I use to have an 8600.  Asked a family member where she put it.  Found it...inside a box...without anything covering it.  Can't blame her, she doesn't understand computers all that much, but taking into account where it was left and that she probably didn't handle it properly it was dubious at best that it would work.  Still, I figured "what do I got to lose?" and installed the thing.  Turned on the computer.  Mobo lights up, but no boot-up be... Read more

Answer:Should a CPU's fan spin even with a dead graphics card/no graphics card?

QuoteNow for all I know this is what is suppose to happen, that without a graphics card the mobo doesn't start the boot sequence at all.Do you have onboard graphics?Does the 8800 GTX still work even though the fan is stuck? If so, then you know your mobo and CPU are OK.

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I just installed my graphics card and it hasnt changed performance much. My intregrated card uses 128mb ram I think. I have 768mb ram and it still says 640mb ram after installing the new card it did not free it up. I guess the old controller is messing with it?

In the device manager I disabled the display adapter before installing the new card. However it was a nvidia controller and there is lots of nvidia stuff in the device manager
since my new card is using nvidia software also I really dont know what else to to disable or uninstall.
The display adapter is now the new card that part is working I guess

The card I just installed is 3d fuzion Specifications
GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce® MX 4000
Bus Type: PCI
Memory: 128MB

here is the link to more specifications
http://www.3dfuzion.com/cards_4000_pci_128.asp

These are the specifications on my computer

Microsoft windows xp home edition version 2002 service pack 2
Emachines T6528
AMD Athlon 64 processor
3500+
2.21 ghz
it says 640mb ram tho I have 512mb and 256mb rams sticks in it.
 

Answer:My intregrated graphics card is messing with my new graphics card

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Hey, recently, I have came up with an idea of a fourth monitor, but my GPU (970) supports only three, which ones that I own. It has fourth one but I don't have the right cables for it for now.
I noticed that my motherboard has two open video ports, one being VGA which I needed. So, I tried just plugging it in and seeing what happens but it doesn't seem to work, I have tried looking for results around the internet and BIOS but they don't seem to work. The three monitors which I have plugged into my GPU, work perfectly fine, but, as I said, the motherboard's VGA port doesn't work. I have heard that such thing definitely is possible, but I cannot find out what I need to do.

Does anyone have an answer to this?

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I have a desktop system which is quite old. But it was quite decent to play some of the games infact still now there is not any issues in it.Recently some of the new games stopped working in my desktop. Tekken 7 for example gave me an error which says "graphics card doesn't meet minimum requirements". I dont have quite a powerful graphics card in my system that may be the reason. But surprisingly the same game worked on my office's desktop which was Dell Optiplex 3040 with no graphics card and i5 processor.Here is the snap of my system...Do I need to upgrade the graphics card only or the whole system. If possible I would like to spend my whole budget for decent graphics card if upgrading only it can solve the issue...

Answer:Do I have to upgrade Graphics Card only or the whole Mobo + Graphics Card

I dont see your system specs or a snapshot of system. Knowing model number and make of computer works as well instead of a snapshot if you know that. So what is the system specs of computer info of the system that your thinking about upgrading?Your office computer the Optiplex with the Core i5 is able to handle games because the Integrated Intel HD Graphics are actually not that bad. The Intel HD Graphics can make games playable, but depending on the game they will either play well or play ok, or crawl with low frame rate. The error message your getting is that the game tests the hardware before it runs and due to GPU being to old it will abort and give up this message. The good thing is that most desktops have a PCI Express slot available to add a video card. The video card to add depends on if its a small form factor type of computer or small tower where card dimensions might be an issue was well as what you have for a power supply and what type of card you want to add to just be able to play the games or do you want the higher end performance such as from a nVidia GTX GPU card where you might have to also upgrade the power supply to handle the heavier load of the system. Lastly some games are GPU intensive, but happy with 1 or 2 cores of a CPU. Are there any other games other than Tekken 7 that dont play that you would like to play? As well as any games your considering buying in the future to where we need to make sure you dont under upgrade your system and end up ha... Read more

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Hey, recently, I have came up with an idea of a fourth monitor, but my GPU (970) supports only three, which ones that I own. It has fourth one but I don't have the right cables for it for now.
I noticed that my motherboard has two open video ports, one being VGA which I needed. So, I tried just plugging it in and seeing what happens but it doesn't seem to work, I have tried looking for results around the internet and BIOS but they don't seem to work. The three monitors which I have plugged into my GPU, work perfectly fine, but, as I said, the motherboard's VGA port doesn't work. I have heard that such thing definitely is possible, but I cannot find out what I need to do.

Does anyone have an answer to this?

Answer:Z97 Use Integrated graphics card along with external graphics card.

There are two different z97 models by ASUS, as far as I know. One is z97 A and the ohther is z97 K. Make it sure which one is your. Then go to ASUS's website and download the Intel Graphics driver for your particular model.

If the proper driver is assigned, and the BIOS is not blocking the integrated graphics, then the monitor plugged in to the motherboard's end should work.

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If my motherboard currently has an intigrated graphics card, but has a PCI-E slot, do I need to do anything special after inserteing my graphics card and installing the drivers, or should it just work right away?
 

Answer:How do you switch from an integrated graphics card to an "external" graphics card?

Most modern PCs will detect the new installation of the PCI graphics card and automatically disable the onboard graphics, so yes it should just work.

If for some reason you have problems, you may have to make a change in the bios, I cannot be more specific because each bios is different depending on manufacturer, and model of the motherboard.

Install the card, connect your monitor to it and boot up, when you get into Windows install the driver and reboot.
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Some games when played use the Integrated Graphics card instead of my NVIDIA. How can I SAFELY disable my Intel HD Graphics 4600 Integrated Graphics Card?   Thanks

Answer:510p How to safely disable Intel HD Graphics 4600 Integrated Graphics Card

In the Nvidia control panel go to the manage 3D settings. There is a pull down menu in there under global settings and choose the Nvidia GPU. This will use the 750m for all 3D applications. 

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Hi!

My name is Apoorva. I am from India.

Now I would like to know the basic difference in terms of performance for an onboard graphics card and an external graphics card for a Laptop.

What could be a major difference?
Also, for Onboard graphics, it is said on all the branded website that the size of it is upto 384MB shared.

So, say for instance, if I go for an external graphics card for a new laptop which I am planning to purchase and the size of this external graphic card is 256MB or 128MB and as Onboard graphic card already provides 384 MB shared memory, therefore the question is that how could that external graphics card sizing 256 MB deliver better performance as compared to Onbard graphics which sizes 384 MB shared?

Also, how are the new laptops launched by HP in India in terms of performance, mobility & stability?
The Laptop which I am looking for falls under 6700 series and is a business series laptop.
Waiting eagerly for a reply...
Apoorva.
 

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