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Updating Graphics card for Ideapad 310-15IKB 80TV

Q: Updating Graphics card for Ideapad 310-15IKB 80TV

I got my Ideapad and I want to know if I can upgrade my laptop's graphics card......The laptop got 2 graphics cards1) Intel's graphics card2) Nvidia dedicated graphics card Geforce GTX 920MX (2GB)upon that, I wanted to upgrade my Nvidia dedicated Graphics Card into Nvidia Geforce GTX 940 (4GB)....and so I am asking if this was possible or not for my case?

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Help!!!!!! I'm a college student and have an assigment due in 4 days. I was using my laptop to do the assignment, walked a way and when i got back, it somehow restarted and cant boot. I really need a solution to fix it. Im really worried that my hdd is faulty, meaning that i have to redo the assignment again and lose all my files. Im also worried that the service/repair will take forever as there are many people complaining about it.

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I have a problem in the touchpad, it doesn't work at all, (doesn't appear in device manager and the pointer disappears when i unplug the USB mouse) I tried all methods, the fn +f6, updated Bios, updated Drivers, re-installed Windows, even I made a test with a Linux live CD and everything worked except the touchpad. In BIOS there isn't any options regarding the touchpad as wellI was wondering if there is something needed to be enabled in firmware? I wonder. what can I do at this point, I am using an external USB mouse, but I need the touchpad to be working as well.* the laptop is new, there is no physical damage at all  

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I got this issue for a long time. Don't know if this is a factory defect, or perhaps a design flaw on Lenovo. The battery was good to ok when I first got it, then came all the Windows 10 updates which made it worse. I would just normally use it and most of the time I only got around 1.5-2 hours. I tried everything, control start-up items, control background apps, disabled Fast Boot even reduced the screen brightness but to no avail. All my drivers are updated, even the BIOS.Does anyone have this issue? If you do, did you try any other tricks that might have even temporarily solved this issue?I wish some of the moderators can report this to Lenovo Engineers, so they can find a solution.

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Hello,I have an Ideapad 310-15IKB 80TV bought on 31th December 2017 (Italy). Yesterday I reduced the partition of system volume "C" and extended the partition of the native volume "D" (which contains an additional drivers' folder by Lenovo). I used a specific software to make this operation since windows 10 doesn't allow the partition extension. The work has been completed correctly, but I noted that an OEM partition (without name) was changed and now results as "non allocated" (1001 mb), so now there are the following OEM partitions only: "WINRE_DRV" (1000 MB) and "LENOVO_PART" (13,83 GB). To verify, I tryed to run OneKey Recovery for rebooting the laptop in the "system restore" mode, but windows 10 starts normally. So, I figure the partition changed from "OEM partition-integer" to non-allocated" by that software, doesn't work and the others OEM partitions it appears are not usable.How can I fix the problem?I could need in the future to restore the laptop with its initial and original settings..Could you please suggest me on how to fix the problem?Does Lenovo provides a software to restore the specific oem partitions containing the original settings and system for my laptop model? Thank you very much in advance for your kind help Roberto

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i searched a lot for drivers but at support only given drivers for windows 10 x64 bit. https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/300-series/310-15ikb/80tv/downloads...i installed all drivers one by one but some gave success and mostly failed. i need drivers for windows 8.1 pro x64 bit. please lenovo team help to solve brand new machine lenovo 310 ideapad 15ikb 80tv. https://photos.app.goo.gl/r6tr8qreAAESqjnJ2https://photos.app.goo.gl/VEd9ErmF1zROrVJO2https://photos.app.goo.gl/K7lFW3TsFiVT2a4q2https://photos.app.goo.gl/1bFKyFt4993NgNRD2 wifi is not working also.......i need all factory drivers. audio, graphics, networking lan, wireless wifi, etc....please

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I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad 310 about a month ago, shortly after installing all reccomended updates on the Lenovo companion app, including reccomended BIOS and Windows 10 updates my laptop has started getting semi random freezes. When a freeze occurs the entire system locks up, the sound makes a very short interval constant loop, and I have to preform a full reboot. It seems to happen more frequently when playing certain games (CSGO, Left 4 Dead 2) Less frequently when playing less demanding games (Starbound, Minecraft) however sometimes it feels like it can happen at any time as it has happened a few times just browsing the internet or once while idle and downloading something in the background.Sometimes I can tell when it's about to happen. In the case where the computer is about to freeze while playing CSGO I lose connection to the server, the game tell's me it's attempting to reconnect, every time I see this the computer goes into the freeze 5-10 seconds later, This morning I was fast enough to alt tab before the freeze and noticed that my laptop said it was still connected to the internet just before it then froze and I had to reboot I have no idea what could possibly be causing this but wanted to know what my options are or wether anybody else was experiencing similar constant and seemingly random freezes

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Can anyone please tell me if the above bios update is compatible with the 'non-touch' version of this laptop. The text suggests that it is included but when it goes to install it it pauses and tells me it is only for touch versions. I am now confused and understandably reluctant to go ahead. ThanksTF.

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HelloI wonder if you can help me to know how to have advanced tabs in the insyde H2o in the latest bios version,I just need it desperately as some setting there closed the internal touchpad.Thanks 

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Got a notice from Lenovo updates about a hard-drive update. Went ahead and updated the firmware. Now my laptop randomly freezes and is sluggish. Is there anyway to downgrade the hdd's firmware?

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Hey,To begi, I have 2 problems since I bought this notebook about 2 weeks ago1- The performance is so poor    I am running Windows 10 and what I can notice is the bad performance from such an i7 processor @2.7 to 2.9 Ghz with 8 GB RAM(DDR4) and Nvidia Geforce 920MX(2GB)once I remove the AC Adapter and run it on the battery it tends to be slower and even when plugged in it's still giving me like the minimal performance, I have another laptop which is processor i5 @2.3 Ghz , 4 GB of RAM(DDR3), Intel Graphics Card(1GB) and it is running at much higher speed and I have tested this on some game and the i5 PC gave me a Higher FPS(90+) while the Ideapad gave me something around 60So, is it because some kind of factory settings for the lowest performance ever on that PC as I want to change it? Please give me a decent Solution for that problem as I can't work on the Ideapad this way.....2- Since I bought this laptop and I am using it regularly so I wanted to limit the battery usage to increase its lifespan so I have download Lenovo settings and Companion to Activate the Conservation Mode but It never worked, It never limited the battery to 60% and the battery still goes to completion....So I need a solution for thatThanks in advance.

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Just noticed this whenever I plug or unplug the charger. The laptop lags for 1-2 seconds before returning to normal. This is noticeable when playing games or watching videos. Haven't seen any abnormal drops or spikes with the temperature of the CPU, GPU and HDD which would suggest a hardware issue. Tried doing this while running 3DBenchmark, and there is a huge drop in FPS, from 130-200fps down to almost 16fps esp. when unplugging the charger.Is this normal?

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Hello I am trying to upgrade my graphics card but I don't know if I can or not here are my specs Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz, 2712 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processer(s) 
Moderator comment: Model, based on type=80XL and info below, added to subject for clarity.

A:IdeaPad 320-15IKB - Graphics Card Upgrade

Good day and welcome to the community.Please provide more information about your system (model, OS, recent updates, etc), otherwise it will be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.
In general, there are very few laptops that ever offered the ability to upgrade the graphics system (MXM daughter card). On most systems with a discrete GPU, it is soldered to the system board.Regards.

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After updating my Ideapad 520-15IKB with 8th Gen Core i5 I've noticed regular freezes almost all the time. Also the temperature of the CPU gets quite high and CPU has max. frequency almost all the time (even on battery) which means poor battery life.  At the end I had to revert my laptop to 1709. Now I'm waitng for more stable update.

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Hi all, I have a Ideapad 510-15IKB and I right when I bought it I saw that there was an BIOS update available but ignored it because I didn't wanna mess with it and everything was working alright. I don't have any problems with my laptop, except for the fan working all the time 24/7. I was wondering if it's worth updating the bios? I was reading about it and people were mainly talking about that fan issue, but what are the other changes that this bios update introduces? Will it actually fix the problem of the fan working non-stop? I know it's better for the system because it's kept at lower temperatures, but I don't want my fan bearing to die so fast because replacing it will be probably a pain in the a**. Could someone provide me some list of changes in that bios? If it's gonna give me some other benefits then I'll be willing to update it (I'd have to convert my system installation to GPT)Thanks!Edit:I'd also like to ask if I should de-install my newest Nvidia drivers and install the 'factory' ones? I mean the drivers straight from Lenovo. I'm experiencing some low performance in some really old games that worked flawlessly even on my very old PC and I'm pretty sure this laptop should handle them a lot better, but doesn't. I read some articles that the original driveres are specially adjusted to laptops and newer, 'universal' drivers may not work as good. I tried tweaking almost everything, ensuring the laptop works with nvidia gpu, putting every power-saving options of... Read more

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Hi! Anyone experiences this? I have tried all possible fix for this that I can find. And it looks like this update, maybe feature rich but not exactly battery-friendly. Any possible fix for this?

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Hi,I definately can't find a driver for USB 3.0 for my lenovo Ideapad 310 - 15ikb -80TV (windows 10). The USB 3.0 port is working only on USB 2.0 mode and don't recognize my 3.0 flash disc and my USB 3.0 external hard disc runs only on 2.0 mode (the red light is for 2.0 and the blue light for 3.0)Thanks, for help

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i buy lenovo ideapad 320_15ikb i7 -8550u with graphics card amd530 but when i open  the lab i found it with graphics amd r7 440m  not 530 ....... so it an eror in update graphics or eror in lab or what please some one of support answer me beacause i have one week to change the lab.and thankyou 

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These are my issues:The System Recovery option found in the Novo Button Menu just opens GRUB to attempt to launch Kali Linux 2016.2.The Boot Menu doesn't show there are any Bootable USBs I have in its list. Even one with Kali Linux 2016.2 on it. It is not just not recognizing the USB as bootable, it doesn't represent anything is plugged in at all.Somehow, Kali Linux is now broken as well. So any help from within an OS on the system is not an option.My Comedy of Errors  When I installed Linux, I:Booted from a Bootable Kali USB, ran the LIVE option, and started the app gParted, a Linux option for a disk partitioner.Shrunk the partition holding my saved data created with windows 10 to accomodate the size and to make room for Kali.Deleted the other partitions. ---- I have done this many times, no, there is no way the hidden system recovery partition was present and deleted.Installed Kali As the only OS on my system.Broke Kali. Easy to do. It doesn't boot.I still have the lenovo BIOS, but linux boots from GRUB. My Bios is photographed and attached. But here are a few options that are modified.  USB Legacy [Enabled]  Boot Mode [Legacy Support]  Boot Priority [Legacy First]  USB Boot [Enabled]  How do I re-install/repair ANYTHING!??  

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My new LAPTOP is kind of slow and I find the smart graphics switching doesn't actually work. Tried to trouble shoot with Lenovo customer care and even updated to the latest windows. Didn't help much. Can anybody help?

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My new LAPTOP is kind of slow and I find the smart graphics switching doesn't actually work. Tried to trouble shoot with Lenovo customer care and even updated to the latest windows. Didn't help much. Can anybody help?

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Hello Guys! Could you please tell me if it possible to replace defaulf card (Cbt RTL8821AE 1x1AC+BT PCIE M.2 WLAN) to BCM94352Z or BCM94352ZAE ? Best regards!

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Hi! I bought Lenovo Ideapad 320-15ikb 81BG, there 4gb  soldered onboard RAM, I want to upgrade ramCant find any informations what Brand and type of ram I have to buy ? and other questions there are 2 video adapter: integrated UHD 620 and descrete MX150how to completly disable integrated video card, in bios no options descrete only, there only switchable or integrated only,  Thanks.

A:Lenovo Ideapad 320-15ikb 81BG Ram upgarde and turn on descrete video card

Hi NtSG,
Welcome to the Community Forums.
The OEM certified ram are listed here in the hardware manual (Item 5 page 71).
You can also check using parts lookup with model number or MTM. On commodity type, filter it by checking on memory.
Regarding disabling the integrated GPU similar to this discussion, it was made as default by OEM so BIOS do not permit change to be made rather you can just assign an application to the MX150 instead. Other ended up with a black screen even on BIOS when they tried tweaking it so best to either stay with the OEM recommendation.
Hope this helps answer your query.

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Hi everyone. I have an Ideapad Y460 running Win7 x64 SP1, with switchable graphics - Intel HD / Mobility Radeon 5650. When I tried to update my Intel hd graphics driver through Device Manager (Display adapters, right-clicked Intel HD Graphics, Driver tab, "update driver", "search automatically for updated driver software"), Device Manager for some reason changed "Intel HD graphics" to "Standard VGA graphics adapter" and resolution became 800x600. I rebooted, but after that, I couldn't roll back the driver (button was greyed out in Device Manager). I first tried the HD graphics driver from Intel's website for my processor (i5 430 M) but that had a driver signing issue. After disabling the driver signing enforcement, it led to the no-display issue, details in the next paragraph. I subsequently tried to install the Intel HD Graphics driver from the Lenovo support site (IN2VDO26WW6.exe), but after rebooting, there is no display after the "Starting Windows" screen. The sound at the login screen plays, and I can enter my password and have it log in (based on sound cues), and apparently everything loads fine (can shutdown using Run command), just that there is no display. I have tried setting my laptop's date to near the driver's date, to no avail. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance. (Yes I did a very stupid thing that caused this whole mess. :C  T_T  )

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I have a Packard Bell oneTwo L5871 with a Intel HD graphics card which i'd like to upgrade. My problem is that I can't even figure out how to open the back of the computer so that i can see the graphics card area. there are only 2 screws on the back i can see, which when removed do absolutely nothing. any help would be appreciated also if you know of a decent graphics card which will fit my computer that would be great to. Thanks.

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Hey guys i've got a computer with an amd 3400+ processor, 2.5gb ram and an ati radeon x1650 pro graphics card. for some reason, when i play videos in full screen (youtube,iplayer,etc) the fan gets really loud. now obviously i don't try to play HD resolution videos because my current graphics card can't handle it.

will this card work for me?

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I am looking to replace my current ATI Radeon X300 (128mb) graphics card with something that will run Flight SIM X at a more user friendly rate. Before I up the specs., I'm concerned whether the rest of my computer has the ability to cope.

Running: Pentium 4, 3.20GHz, 1MB L2 cache, 800MHz FSB, 90nm
512MB 400MHz DDR SDRAM memory.

Theses figures don't mean a lot to me, just copied them off the front.

Basically I don't want to up the graphics card only to find that other parts let me down.
Would appreciate any thoughts.


A:Updating graphics card

Need to know more info about your system, like what kind of motherboard you have and any open slots.

Run a system profile program like Belarc Advisor then post the specs.

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Hey, so I need to update my graphics card on my Satellite, but I heard I can just "download" one. This sounds unlikely, but is it true?

A:Updating graphics card

TechMancer said:

Hey, so I need to update my graphics card on my Satellite, but I heard I can just "download" one. This sounds unlikely, but is it true?Click to expand...

You would likely need to contact your satellite service provider for the answer to your question. There are firmware updates that are periodically available. However I figure by now they are automatically installed (I could be wrong though), to keep the machines up to date.

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I need to upgrade my video card, but im not sure which video cards are compatible.

Ive got 140$ to spend on the new graphics card, and i also got a person who can sell me a NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 / 810MHz / 1GB DDR5 for 100$ which is a little cheaper than the market price here (140$) but i dont know if its compatible or not ...

So i need some advise on what i can do, my specs are below

Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) (build 7600)

System Model
WC830AA-AB9 CQ5310PT

2,70 gigahertz AMD Athlon II X2 215
256 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (2 total)
Not hyper-threaded


500,00 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
290,18 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space
Multi Flash Reader USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 1
SAMSUNG HD502HJ SCSI Disk Device (500,11 GB) -- drive 0, s/n S27FJ9GZ204072, SMART

Memory Modules
3840 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory

Slot 'DIMM0' has 2048 MB
Slot 'DIMM1' has 2048 MB

NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 [Display adapter]

Main Circuit Board
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz

NVIDIA nForce Serial ATA Controller (2x)

A:Graphics card updating

Here is the support site for the Compaq Presario CQ5310PT desktop.

According to its product specifications section, it has a PCI Express x16 slot for upgrading to a video card, and it has a 300 watt power supply.

That means you're going to need to get a video card that connects to a PCI Express x16 slot and doesn't require more power than that power supply can handle.

Unless you plan to upgrade to a higher wattage power supply, my recommendation would be a video card that has no more than 512 MB of dedicated video memory and that has a heat sink instead of a cooling fan.

If you're planning to do hard-core gaming and need a high-end video card, that power supply likely won't do the job.


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I need to update my graphics card as the fan has stopped working I think you can see it running at
80-85c so its only a matter of time before it quits on me.
I was thinking about this one ?as my budget is tight would this run ok on my system, you can see the details on the right.

Or does anyone have any other recommendations for one for about 80


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Hi, I have a hop elite book 8440p that's running intel core i7 6th gen, has 8gb ram, 500gb hdd and the problem: a nvidia nvs 3100m graphics card(came with the laptop). Now, my question is: can I take this card out and swap it for anothe for is it attached to the motherboard?
Any help is really appreciated

A:Updating my graphics card

Hi, and welcome to TSG.

I found an old discussion on the HP web site that says it may be possible in theory to swap the video controller card, but it would not be practical to do so.


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I want to know that Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB Laptop Internal Solid State Drive (MZ-M5E250BW) is compatible with my laptop?

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Hello everyone. I am having a lot of trouble trying to update the driver on my graphics card. I currently have an Alienware MX17 R3 with an Radeon HD 6870m.

I try to download the driver directly from the AMD site but I get this message. (Attatched)

I go to the Alienware driver page and unfortunately the driver on their website is the one I currently have which is from 2011. To be sure there is a new driver for this card somewhere and I just can't find a way to get it on my computer.

It's very unfortunate that I can't download the newer driver from the AMD site and have to resort to the Alienware site... who does not have the most updated driver. It's 2013 and I'm forced to use a very outdated driver.

Does anyone have any solution to this.

A:Need help updating drivers for graphics card.

Hi there Ryan90!

Seems like it's a common issue where Dell driver won't let you install the regular drivers. Sometime we might need to modify the INI file. Try this one AMD Catalyst if that didn't work I did find an article that might help you with your problem Proper AMD/ATI Driver Install - Alienware User Support it's worth a try.

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I have a older HP h8-1220t, i5-2320 CPU, 16 g Ram, 64 bit operating system, it runs fine with the factory installed AMD Radeon HD 7400 series graphics card, with 300 w power supply. Now my problem, I upgrade to to 430 watt power supply and installed Radeon RX 460 4GB graphics card. I downloaded and tried to install the drivers but get the message saying new hardware is not found. I went ahead installed the New Radeon Card, restarted and nothing but a black screen.. Put the old AMD card back in and works fine. I have downloaded and ran the install for the drivers but when I check the Device Manager the only graphic showing there is the HD 7400 series ( the old card) and the Intel HD which is on the motherboard. I have rebooted numerous times, Held the start button down with it unplugged and nothing is making it find the new card. The computer will start ... black screen run for a couple minutes and restart... run for a couple minutes and restart again.. Please can anyone help me find the problem. I got the Power supply, and Radeon Card from best buy and they say it should be working.Can someone point me to the detailed instructions as to what I need to do? Thank You

A:Problem updating Graphics card.

Hi and welcome the forum.  I did some searching on the topic posted and found no posts concerning that series of video card with your motherboard.-IPMMB-FM FormosaI did find people having success with the GeForce GTX 760 series by disabling the UEFI in the BIOS setup menu and then enabling legacy, so just maybe that will allow the card to work. 

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I have an old PC (Pentium 4, 2.8GHz), with an AGP graphics slot, which is running Windows 7.
Since my old FX 5600 video card packed up, I've been using a very low-spec replacement that gives me basic function but no more.

I'm looking for a proper replacement (equal or better than the 5600), and have come across an EVGA GF 6200 on Amazon, which Microsoft lists as Win7 compatible. It seems to be suitable, but it has a heatsink, not a fan. Xan this card really compare performance-wise with the FX 5600, especially with demanding tasks such as video editing? For comparison, the FX 5600 let me run Windows Movie Maker without any problems, and watch hi-res (relative term, I know) videos.

If this card can match the FX 5600 without any fan noise, and if there aren't any compatibility issues I've missed, then I'll definitely buy it.

PS. Please don't tell me to get a new PC.
Money's short, times are hard, I just want a graphics card!

A:Solved: Updating AGP graphics card

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Hi. Right now I have
NVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400

but most, if not all of the new games that are out there for my kids and I (ok, me, when I can get near this computer) won't work with this card. Wondering if I can update it.

Following are my specs.

Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 1.50GHz
Memory: 512MB RAM
Monitor: ViewSonic VA800

Any other info for specs needed to help?


A:Solved: Help updating graphics card

Before considering upgrading the graphics card, is your CPU and Memory up to snuff for these games your kids want to play? This is an old computer and may not be worth putting too much money into.

But to further move along your question. You need an older AGP video card. You also need to open up the side onthe computer and see what power supply you have and how may watts it is.

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To cut a long story short, I'd sent my computer off to Currys/PCWorld (where my dad works) for them to do a full diagnostic of my PC (because my graphics card was faulty a few months ago).

Through/by no choice of my own, I was given a new graphics card - an ASUS ATi Radeon EAH5770 CU core, 1GB GDDR5 (powered by a HD Radeon 5770 = not bad I suppose; at least it's much better than my old GeForce 8800GTS)

I found out it needed updating, and (I can't remember why or how I managed it but) I did that through Steam; but then I got a BSOD message

(perfmon.html is included in the zip file)

-Windows 7 X64
-Not the original OS (was Vista)
-Full retail (legally bought) version
-I bought my computer/hardware on 13th March 2007
-installed Windows 7 [32-bit] on 24th October 2009, then the 64-bit on 4th January 2011

A:BSOD while updating new graphics card

Hello Gaz1701 & Welcome to SevenForums!

The crash you experienced was caused by the driver for the ATI card. Uninstall it, and install it again from the link below.

Global Provider of Innovative Graphics, Processors and Media Solutions | AMD

BSOD Summary

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {fffffa80046034e0, fffff8800757d9c8, 0, 2}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmpag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmpag.sys
Probably caused by : atikmpag.sys ( atikmpag+79c8 )

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !analyze -v
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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I'm fixing up a computer for a friend and I'm trying to decide if I should sell him my old Gforce 3 graphics card. He has a 4 or 5 year old (that's a guess, could be newer, doubt it's older) Compaq and the graphics card he has now is horrible.

BUT, he doesn't play games. So my question is, would updating his graphics card in this case be worthless if he doesn't play games? Would having a really old card like that slow down every-day use of a computer on the Internet and just in Windows? Or is the graphics card strictly going to affect only gameplay?

Thanks for the help : )


A:Worth Updating Graphics Card?

Obviously this is just my opinion, but unless there is some other reason why he needs a better video card, I would just leave things alone. Of course many of us on this forum are always looking for reasons to do things to our systems even if they aren't really necessary

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Hello! So here is the problem. I purchased a XFX - Radeon R5 220 to update my Lenovo H415 Desktop Computer. My friend and I installed it after purchase and... "NO SIGNAL". We couldn't figure it out for so long. Eventually I decided to buy a new PSU to accommodate the 400W requirement. I hooked up a new Thermaltake TR2 430W Power Supply to the exact same places as the desktops original PSU. Fiddling with the little red slider on the back (115 - 230) did little more than make the CPU Fan go faster. I went and exchanged the graphics card because I couldn't find any other reason. But yep.... "NO SIGNAL" still! And I know the slot works because it can run my friends Nvidia card just fine. I think the issue could be a few things: BIOS, PCI 3.0 graphics card vs another PCI version on my PC, karma, the curse of a witch. However, I honestly have no clue. If anyone could help that would be fantastic.  Thank you!

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Hi, so I tried to update my Graphic Card here Desktop

but it gave me a bsod, I have a minidump but can;t attach it because its saying I need admin priv which I already have..but still not letting me.

A:BSOD when updating Graphics Card

Right click it and select run as administrator.

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I updated my graphics card, went well.

I got this when trying to troubleshoot the problem why I cannot have Aero on my Windows 7:

I scanned for hardware changes and got this aswell:

Problem as i'm having with the Mass Storage controller, I did the windows update and couldn't find anything. Looked around Google no solution...

A:Updating NVIDIA graphics card

Please check this page and check your model number again.

Is it actually one of these showing up instead?

Sony eSupport - Electronics

It would be very helpful to go to device manager, right click the video adapter, properties, details, change dropdown to hardware ids. Copy and paste what you find to here.

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After having problems with my pc (processor speed) i was advised to update the bios. Since doing this i can no longer see the 2nd graphics card, can anyone help please?

Previously i had the following set up:

Windows Vista 64 PC with 3 monitors on 2 graphics cards (GeForce 8200 & GeForce 9500GT)
Motherboard- ASRock K10N78-1394
Chipset- GeForce 8200
Bios- American Megatrends P1.20
CPU- AMD Phenom II X4 955

My PC has been sluggish since i bought it and crashes quite often, which i put down to Vista so I decided to upgrade to Windows 7 but discovered that the CPU was only running at 800MHz rather than the advertised 3GHz. I was told this is a bios issue and to update the bios to AMI P1.60

After doing so i can no longer use the 3rd screen and i cannot see the 2nd graphics card (GeForce 8200)

The system shows that the motherboard chipset is now nForce 720a and the graphics card as GeForce 9500GT (no sign of the 8200)

The CPU is now faster though!

Can anyone advise how to get the 2nd graphics card (3rd screen) back?

Many thanks

A:Cannot see 2nd graphics card after updating bios, help!

Have you enabled Surround View in the BIOS? Refer to the page 27 in the manual here:

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Trying to upgrade the graphics card on my PC

Hope I provided enough info. I know price plays a part but can someone tell me/ give a list of graphic cards that would work for my PC? Mind you Im a newbie so break it down for me if you wouldn't mind, thanks.

# Maximum Memory Capacity: 2048MB
# Currently Installed Memory: 1.25GB
# Available Memory Slots: 0
# Number of Banks: 2
# Dual Channel Support: No
# CPU Manufacturer: GenuineIntel
# CPU Family: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 1.80GHz Model 1, Stepping 2
# CPU Speed: 1794 MHz
# System model DIM 4500
# 500 watt power supply
# Windows XP Professional

A:Solved: Please Help-Updating Graphics card

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So a few minutes ago I opened this Webm Drive club 1411776050682.gif (GIF Image, 266 ? 199 pixels) and a few seconds into it I got a BSOD. It made a memory dump, but I can't open it because its saying I need admin privilege, which I already am. So everytime I play the GIF the video breaks, it gives off green shadings etc. My graphics isnt up to date, really old, and when I tried to update I just got a bsod. Also today's bsod screen read there was a problem with the video scheduler. Help would be awesome

driver in question http://support.amd.com/en-us/downloa...s%207%20-%2064

A:Having trouble updating my Graphics Card

Hi What is the Model Number of your Computer ? ...

I would try another Version of that Driver ..
AMD Catalyst 13.4 WHQL ...

If that does not help ...

You may get better support in the BSOD section ...

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ok so my hard drive took a dump. so i went out and bought a brand new one and installed it myself. then i went and got windows 7 and also installed that myself. (DYI!) But im trying to burn a movie with Windows DVD Maker, but it told my that my video card does not meet the minimum requirments. So i new i had a Good Nvidia Graphics card so i went to check my card just in case by using the DxDiag thingy or w/e. And it only says that i have a Standard VGA Graphics Adapter. I am thinking that i did not install some drivers or something for my computer to recognized my graphics card with windows 7 or something...can someone help me fix Windows DVD Maker and/or My computer with its Video Card?

A:Updating My Graphics Card with my new Windows 7

You don't have your graphics card drivers installed. Do you know which Nvidia card you have?

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