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On Board Video Card Replacement

Q: On Board Video Card Replacement

My original setup included an onboard videocard which copes fine with XP cannot cope with Windows 7 - apart from at the lowest resolution. I am not a gamer but would like advice on upgrading my video card. If I install a new card will I need to disable the old onboard card? If so how do I do this. What type of new card would be suitable foe Windows 7 - bearing in mind that I'm not a gamer, but enjoy watching videos, jpeg files etc. Any other issues I should be aware of? Thanks for any advice!

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Preferred Solution: On Board Video Card Replacement

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

A: On Board Video Card Replacement

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I am trying to find a replacement graphics card/board that will fit into a HP Slimline Pavillion Computer.  It currently has a NIVIDIA Geforce G210 graphics card with DVI and HDMI only.  The card is workign fine but hte fan on the card makes alot of noise.  So I am afraid it is going to go out.  I can't find an exact match anywhere and trying to figure out one that will fit back in this slimline case.  Here is the information on the current card:  ZOTAC 210 Synenergy Edition 512MB 64 Bit DDR2.  Part Number 288-10N44-240ZT. 

A:Replacement Graphics Card/Board for HP Slimline Pavillion

Hi: I would go with the nvidia GT 610 low profile which took the place of the 210 and it draws about 1.5 W less power. https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_st_price-asc-rank?keywords=geforce+gt+610&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Ageforce+g... You may want to get one with a passive heatsink.  No fan to conk out on you, and since it has no fan it is silent.

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hi, yes, my motherboard has ATI on board video and it's still on. I have a Nvidia geforce 550 ti video card that i much prefer to run my games.

I'm having a video confusion problem in my games where i can't see some of the video. I was told by the maker of the MOD for the specific game that i need to disable the ATI on board video so there wont be any more conflicts with my Nvidia video card.

How do i disable the on board video on my motherboard. the motherboard is the following:

MSI 790FX-GD70

Thanks.
 

A:how do i disable the ATI on-board video so my nvidia 550ti video card will run my gam

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Hi,

I have this PC Chips K7 motherboard, it's got integrated video, but wow does it suck. I'm pretty sure there's a way that I can add my Radeon to the system, but I don't know how. I put it in today, and the screen didn't even start, probobly because of an irq conflict. What's the correct way to do this?
 

A:Adding aftermarket video card to board w/ onboard card

JTM said:

Hi,

I have this PC Chips K7 motherboard, it's got integrated video, but wow does it suck. I'm pretty sure there's a way that I can add my Radeon to the system, but I don't know how. I put it in today, and the screen didn't even start, probobly because of an irq conflict. What's the correct way to do this?Click to expand...

can you give a little more info about the mobo?

doc
 

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ok heres the deal, i got a cheap-o pci-e card to put in my box so i can run it into my tv. the problem is that i need to use my on board video as well for my monitor is there settings or something out there i can change to make this work, because when i just hook them up i get no video on ither monitor or tv.
 

A:runing on board video and video card in my pci-e slot

It can only be one of the two enabled at a time. For most systems, as soon as you put the pci-card in the slot, it disables the on board video.
 

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I just got a new computer and it has a PCi express 16 slot on it and my old video card is agp 8x

what is a good ati card that i could play WoW and CS with for around 150$
 

A:New computer(on board video) want video card

Great Price here:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131060
 

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Hi all,
I have a dell here with on board video that has failed (someone literally pulled the connector off of the motherboard). The system should be fine otherwise, therefore I was wondering if I could put in a old style PCI video card into one of the PCI slots (it does not have a video slot) and have it work. Or would the onboard video cause conflicts? I know that with some BIOS's you can turn off the onboard video, and this is usually a option if the motherboard has a video slot available (agp, PCI Express). Of course this motherboard does not and is a dell cheapo.

I am thinking it will probably work but thought I would ask before getting a card for it.

-Game
 

A:Can a dell use a pci video card if it has on board video?

Will a PCI video card work? Possibly!

Attached is a pic of a board where the Sub-D connector was pulled from the board, and when it was pulled it shorted out the board, and a PCI card would not work.
 

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How do I tell what type of onboard video card do I have. When I go under device manager and go too display adapters I get "standard pci graphics adapter (vga)". I am stuck at 640 x 480 and want out. I cannot get the slide bar to move. I believe I have a Amercian Megatrends motherboard. System win98se. Thaks for your help.
 

A:on board video card

I suggest asking a mod to move the thread to Hardware
 

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I am on a budget and this is the most I can afford. I want to play Crisis and many of the newer games, but I am on a budged.

I want this card:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125083
but would it work on my motherboard:

http://shopping.msn.com/specs/shp/?itemId=900220930,amp;fullDesc=1
???????????????????/

My biggest concern is would this PCI Express x16 card work on the PCI slots of my board?

Thank you to anyone who knows for sure and posts back. =)
 

A:Can I use this Video card with my board??

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my on-board video card for my monitior is not working. I want to install a new video card in a pci slot but i cant see the bios to disable the onboard video card. Whast must i do?
 

A:on-board video card not working

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I have recently purchased a new video card, that didnt work because of my power supply, and it required that i uninstall my current video card (on board), so i did, but as i said, the card didnt work for certain reasons. Now im stuck for a while until i save up for the new card with no display device at all. How do you think i can go about reinstalling my on board card? Im pretty sure the pc didnt come w/ any software for it.

Thanks
 

A:On-board video card reinstallation

Reset CMOS either by moving the jumper on your motherboard or removing the CMOS battery for 15-20 minutes.
 

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Hey Guys I'm Running My On-board Video which is Geforce4 Mx and i Might be able to get an ATI Rage 128 Pro Agp 2/4 and I was wonder9ing which is better.
 

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I've recently bought a motherboard and would like some information on the on-board video card. The motherboard is a
ASUS P5S800-VM Motherboard - SiS661FX/964 chipset, LGA775 for Intel P4/CeleronD processors, support Intel Hyper-ThreadingTechnology, 800/533MHz FSB, 2 x 184-pin DIMM DDR400/333/266 (non-ECC) Memory (Max. 2GB), Integrated 64meg shared SIS Real 256E Graphics, AGP 8X, 3 xPCI, 2 x SATA RAID 0/1, 2 x ATA133/100, Fast Ethernet (10/100Mb) LAN, up to 8 x USB2.0, 6Ch Audio, Ultra-AGPII Technology, microATX form factor. This board when using sata hard drive do enable raid
I'd like to know in simple terms please. I've set it up with 64mb shared video ram.
Matt
 

A:Specs on on-board video card

What exactly do you wish you know about it?

Here's the specs on the chipset:
http://www.sis.com/products/sis661fx.htm
http://www.sis.com/products/sis661fx_features.htm
http://www.sis.com/products/sis661fx_benefits.htm

And since its based on the SiS315: http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/video/display/sis315.html

SIS graphics are not even close to being in the same league as ATI and NVidia dedicated video cards. Even the older Radeon 8500/9xxxx or Geforce 3/4/FX series cards will outperform it in almost every game and without using 64MB of your system memory and at better quality.

Here's some benchmarks: http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/chipsets/display/int-chipsets-roundup.html
 

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My on board video adapter is non functional. I am trying to replace it with a PCI video adapter but the issue is that I cannot see the screen in order to gain access to the BIOS and disable the on board video adapter. Anyone have any other ideas other than replacing the motherboard?

I have confirmed that the video adapter is broken at the motherboard.

It is a Emachine desktop.

Thanks!

Antil0ck
 

A:On board Video card issues

so you can't see any display?
 

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I need a litte bit of info here. I had a problem where I was getting horizontal red and green lines on my screen at times. I changed monitors and got the same problem. I sent my system in for repair. I was told that if a mother board had on video card that the motherboard its self would need to be replaced. The repair tech did a ReImage does that fix the issue? I am very concerned here. It has been a month messing with people to get it fixed. Was sent to Best Buy and they did nothing even though it was under warranty. Finally sent it directly to Gateway, and they ReImaged it. Just wondering if someone knows if this possible or did they just say they did something? Please respond. Thank you.
 

A:On Board video card problem

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when i start up my computer i get a series of beeps indicating my video card is not being found. this happens 8 out of ten times when i use the reset button directly under teh power on button. when i use the power on button i get the beeps 10 out of 10 times and a frozen jumbled video mess. i am trying to change my display settings, but unable to do so because the computer does not restart accurately. any suggestions? it is a real emergency
 

A:video card or mother board

Try a different video card
 

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I am on my old computer, I just formatted and loaded windows 98 back onto it but this time the video card only displays 16 colors and has a huge resolution that can't be reduced. I believe it has the latest drivers too, could be wrong.
 

A:on board video card has failed me

If you just put 98 in and haven't loaded the drivers for your motherboard, that is the problem. If you have the disks for the MB, install the drivers using it. If you don't you're going to have to locate the drivers for the MB. First try the PCs manufacturer's web site. If the PC is not a real antique, they should have everything you need.
 

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Hey im thinking of upgrading my pc so i can just hook it up hdmi to my tv. Ive looked around and my mobo only supports pci cards, which when i checked the hdmi out cards were a bit pricey. It also has one agp 4x slot but cant find a decent card in that department.

Should i get a new MOBO instead with an integrated hdmi out because another benefit of that would be a better CPU and ram support (mine currently says max memory is 1 gig on crucial, but i looked up the serial and says it supports 2) I do want a faster and stronger rig but dont know if all my components would matche up with a new board.

What would i need to look for in terms of choosing either of these options. My case apparently supports uATX (micro).

Thanks
 

A:Upgrade board or new video card?

Depends on your cash situation. Sounds like your PC is a bit old so a refresh would be in order. Particularly if you have a nice TV, you are probably going to want to use the PC for gaming/media.
 

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Looking for information on a graphics problem
I have an MSI N460GTX Cyclone 1GB video card.
It has given problems in my computer since the computer was new. BSOD’s, artifacts, glitches etc. The card was returned three times, once by itself and twice in the entire computer.
The computers onboard video works perfectly but of course will not run Witcher II or Crysis II.
A temporary replacement video card (Radeon 5450) works perfectly but of course will not run the games.
I assumed a bad video card or possibly a conflict with the NVIDIA card and the motherboard (I’m grabbing at straws). The MB onboard video is AMI.
This morning I removed the video card (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 275) from my wife’s computer and put in the MSI N460GTX Cyclone card. It is working perfectly in her computer.
I put the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 275 in my computer and it works perfectly in my computer.
So now, the N460 apparently is good, the MB must not have a problem with an NVIDIA card. What could be causing the problem with that one card in my computer?
My PSU is much more than adequate for the 460 card. I have tried two different video drivers including the latest (280.26) and still the problems exist.
My system specs are:
AMD Phenom II 1055T
8GB Corsair XMS
Mother Board BIOSTAR TA890GXE
Windows 7 HP 64bit
 

A:Video Card-Mother Board??

It might be worth checking on the Biostar website to see if there are any BIOS updates or anything, this may be a known problem.
 

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hi! first and foremost, my system specs is
CPU: C2D e6550 2.3ghz
MOBO: Gigabyte gigabyte g31m-es2c
RAM: 2gb team elite
GPU: msi r4870 overclocked edition 512mb
HDD: 2x 500gb seagate
PSU: Corsair hx520

what happened is when i inserted my external hdd(western digital 320gb) i got a blue screen, when i try to examine the said blue screen i thought it might be the gpu cause theres an ati word on it, so i just restarted and tried and then again i got the blue screen. when i restarted and tried putting my external hdd again my pc just turned off. when i try to power it on i got a beeping sound. i tried taking the vc out and letting the onboard gpu run. i successfully got to windows w/o any problem.. my question is could it be my vc or just a bad pcie slot? i cant test any of my components cause i dont have any spare nor a friend that has a pc, everyone of them is using a laptop.
 

A:Bad Video card or Mother board?

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So recently I got a new monitor assuming that something is wrong with my old one. But the same problem occurs, my monitor still goes blank! Well, ever since I switched my video card (same time I got my old monitor) I was experiencing that problem. People at the store are no help at all since they are so clueless!

So I came to this conclusion, its either my video card that's experiencing problems or my mother board is getting out dated or whatsoever. (I got it back in 2003 and its Pentium 4 hyper-threading) My current mother board doesn't have a monitor slot on the pentium, only has a slot where the video card is. I don't think that could be a problem because when I had my old video card, I never experienced any problems. Please help.
 

A:Video card or mother board issue?

Youre going to have to be a little more specific about the problem. When does the screen go blank? What type of video card are you running? And a Pentium 4 w/ HT is by no means outdated.
 

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I now use 98SE and want to upgrade to XP Pro. I prefer to not format and reload my 160 GB drive, but I can.

The XP system analyzer says my video card is not compatible with my system board. Here are the specs for both:

VGA: XFX GeForce FX 5200 AGP8 with 256 DDR memory. AGP slot set to 8x.

SBoard: Chaintech CT-7NJL6. 1024 MB RAM installed. Bus at 166 MHz. Board is not overclocked.

Other:
WD 160 GB drive partitioned into 2 80 GB drives
Linksys 10/100 Ethernet adapter
Adaptech SCSI PCI adapter for my HP scanner.
HP DJ690 printer
MAG DX771fs 17" CRT.

Chaintech sells a clone of the XFX card and I find it hard to believe their card would not work with their system board!

What do I need to tweak?

Thanks

Kevin
 

A:Video card not compatible with system board

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So I don't think it would... But if I have a DDR2 board with DDR2 RAM would it make my computer unstable to put a video card with DDR3 in it?

Posted via Mobile Device
 

A:DDR3 video card on DDR2 board?

no.

Memory on the video card is for the GPU (graphics chip) to store the image data. It has nothing to do with your computer ram. Note: many of todays video cards have gDDR5.... how many DDR5 motherboards are out there? None.

Issue with video card you should be concerned with is power supply and abilties to play the games you want to play.
 

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I'm trying to troubleshoot this laptop for somebody, I don't have a lot of experience with laptops. I'm getting a lot of video lag when streaming movies on sites like Netflix. It runs fine at first but then it starts to bog down. The computer runs fine until I try and use the video card more then a tiny bit. This only happens when I'm streaming videos or trying to play any sort of game. I ran a memtest and a hardware benchmark and everything seems to check out. Is it possible that the on-board memory for the GPU has went bad? That's the only thing I could think of, how can I test it? Any advice would be appreciated, thanks.

It's an Asus u50f if that helps.

Edit: Before I get any replies I should note that I've done all the basic things I know how to do. I know the on-board video card is rubbish and can't be expected to play any high end games, I'm not trying to play Skyrim or anything. I can't even stream Netflix videos properly or anything that is even remotely a little bit stressful on the video card. Also the drivers are completely up to date. I should also let you know that the motherboard was recently replaced by Best Buy (where she bought the laptop). I'm not exactly sure what happened with it, I'm guessing it just burned up or something.
 

A:Intergrated GFX (on-board video card) problems.

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Sorry if i put this in the wrong section - i am new to this forum. I would like to purchase a

Asus EAH5450 SILENT/DI/1GD3(LP) ATI Radeon HD 5450 Chipset (650MHz) 1GB (800Mhz) GDDR3 Dual Display DVI/HDMI/D-Sub PCI-Express 2.1 Graphics Card
Part no: EAH5450 SILENT/DI/1GD3(LP)
video card but i was wondering if this is able to work with my mother board :

Motherboard
Manufacturer ECS
Model Asterope
Version 0ny1114RE101ASTER00
Chipset Vendor ATI
Chipset Model RS400/RC400/RC410
Chipset Revision 01
Southbridge Vendor ATI
Southbridge Model SB400
Southbridge Revision 80
BIOS
Brand American Megatrends Inc.
Version 3.24
Date 01/18/2007

Thanks for the help, i just wanted to get a new video card to play starcraft 2, if you know this is a good graphics card to play starcraft 2, please say so, thanks

Oh and is that graphic cards better than mines :
Graphics
SDM-HS95P @ 1280x1024
256MB GeForce 7600 GT (XFX Pine Group) 57 °C
 

A:Can this video card work with my mother board?

If you motherboard has a PCI express slot on the motherboard then yes. If you can't find the manual for you board just open up the computer and look.
 

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Can this video card work with my mother board? Sorry if i put this in the wrong section - i am new to this forum. I would like to purchase a

Asus EAH5450 SILENT/DI/1GD3(LP) ATI Radeon HD 5450 Chipset (650MHz) 1GB (800Mhz) GDDR3 Dual Display DVI/HDMI/D-Sub PCI-Express 2.1 Graphics Card
Part no: EAH5450 SILENT/DI/1GD3(LP)
video card but i was wondering if this is able to work with my mother board :

Motherboard
Manufacturer ECS
Model Asterope
Version 0ny1114RE101ASTER00
Chipset Vendor ATI
Chipset Model RS400/RC400/RC410
Chipset Revision 01
Southbridge Vendor ATI
Southbridge Model SB400
Southbridge Revision 80
BIOS
Brand American Megatrends Inc.
Version 3.24
Date 01/18/2007

Thanks for the help, i just wanted to get a new video card to play starcraft 2, if you know this is a good graphics card to play starcraft 2, please say so, thanks

Oh and is that graphic cards better than mines :
Graphics
SDM-HS95P @ 1280x1024
256MB GeForce 7600 GT (XFX Pine Group) 57 °C
 

A:Can this video card work with my mother board?

Duplicate post here http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/946207-can-video-card-work-my.html
 

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Can this video card work with my mother board? Sorry if i put this in the wrong section - i am new to this forum. I would like to purchase a

Asus EAH5450 SILENT/DI/1GD3(LP) ATI Radeon HD 5450 Chipset (650MHz) 1GB (800Mhz) GDDR3 Dual Display DVI/HDMI/D-Sub PCI-Express 2.1 Graphics Card
Part no: EAH5450 SILENT/DI/1GD3(LP)
video card but i was wondering if this is able to work with my mother board :

Motherboard
Manufacturer ECS
Model Asterope
Version 0ny1114RE101ASTER00
Chipset Vendor ATI
Chipset Model RS400/RC400/RC410
Chipset Revision 01
Southbridge Vendor ATI
Southbridge Model SB400
Southbridge Revision 80
BIOS
Brand American Megatrends Inc.
Version 3.24
Date 01/18/2007

Thanks for the help, i just wanted to get a new video card to play starcraft 2, if you know this is a good graphics card to play starcraft 2, please say so, thanks

Oh and is that graphic cards better than mines :
Graphics
SDM-HS95P @ 1280x1024
256MB GeForce 7600 GT (XFX Pine Group) 57 °C
 

A:Can this video card work with my mother board?

hi.
see>Multiple Postingshere>http://www.techguy.org/rules.htmlcheers!
 

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I have alot of trouble playing games, can I replace my mother board or video card, see below. I think they are on the one board. If I can upgrade what would work for my specific system. Thanks.

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System Information
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Time of this report: 9/14/2003, 21:41:31
Machine name: OEMComputer
Operating System: Windows 98 (4.10, Build 1998)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: n/a
System Model: n/a
BIOS: n/a
Processor: Cyrix 6x86MX, MMX, ~230MHz
Memory: 124MB RAM
Page File: 53MB used, 96MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0b (4.09.0000.0902)
DX Setup Parameters: /PackageInstall
DxDiag Version: 4.09.0000.0902 32bit

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DxDiag Notes
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DirectX Files Tab: No problems found.
Display Tab 1: The file sis597m.drv is not digitally signed, which means that it has not been tested by Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL). Current drivers tested for a WHQL logo are only available on Windows ME, Windows 2000, and Windows XP. New Windows 98 drivers are no longer tested for WHQL logos. Direct3D functionality not available. You should verify that the driver is a final version from the hardware manufacturer.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 3: No problems found.
Music Tab: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.
Network Tab: No problems found.

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DirectX Debug Levels
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Direct3D: 0/4 (n/a)
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seriously be honest, the price difference between different companies' video cards is incredible. is there really a difference in performance? for example, at newegg powercolor's radeon x800xt pci-e card is 685. however gigabyte's card is only 525. ive seen asus's card as much as 699. ati's runs around 550-600. does it really matter? if so what do u suggest be the board i chose? (in general, not necessarily for this specific card)
 

A:Does the maker of the video card board really matter?

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Please help!! I have a Radeon 4830, just put it in plugged in monitor cable and nothing shows on monitor, but if i plugged in the cable to the mother board then the screen shows up, i looked and it doesn't show that i have a video card plugged in please help really frustrating!
 

A:Video card is not read by mother board!

I'm going to assume that graphics card is actually an AMD Radeon HD 4830 model.

We're not there, so you need to post a detailed description of your computer and its hardware.

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ok i need some help... my wife has a desktop PC it has only 128MB on board graphics, the PC has 8gb or ddr3 memory and a tb hard drive and 3.2 dual core cpu.. she does surfing on the web, and only plays games liek i facebook and also a few we buy like hide and seek games. and card games... my question is would she get better performance if we get a video card, or will she not see much improvement. with what she does...

A:only have 128mb on board graphics.... would video card help..

never mind i just went out and bought a card anyways...

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What is better a run-of-the-mill on-board video made in 2000 with 1 mb of video ram, or a pci video card that is made in 1995 and has 4 mb of video ram?

A:Video Card Vs On-board Video

Did you look into the BIOS to see if you can allocate more RAM to the onboard?
Mark

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Hi all ... I have the nvidia geforce fx 5200 ... it went bad on me after less than four months ... the store agreed to replace it ... got back with the replacement installed it ... let windows get the drivers ... then I started getting all kinds of error messages ...
"igfx tray" stopped
"hkcmd mod" stopped working ...
"dr watson postmortem debugger" error
"windows explorer had to close" error
I went into safe mode in window7 ... I have a dual boot with XP ... I uninstalled the drivers in the device manager ... in the add and remove if the software was there ... I even when into the program files and deleted the nvidia files ... then let windows install the drives again ... still get the same errors. There is nothing in the bios that will disable the on board video ... It must be disabled automatically ... Could it be the replacement card is bad too?
 

A:Solved: Video card went bad Replacement card bad too?

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Hi, Am working with a PC with a new monitor and an ASUS P4S8X-X system board. When restarting, sometimes (over 50%) the monitor just doesn't make the connection, i.e. a black screen though you can hear the box do its thing. When this occurs, there is no display during any part of the boot process, not even a logo screen. You just keep restarting it and then it works OK. Haven't troubleshooted something like this before so I have a question. . . Would it be worth purchasing a new Video Card? I cannot produce any kind of a 'short' in the monitor port connection and have cleaned and reinstalled the video card. All seems to be in good working order. Have you heard of the on/off button doing this? Its a P4, 256 MB RAM, 60 GB HD. I clean installed Windows XP Pro from Windows 2000 Pro. It was having this problem for the past year or so. Any ideas would be very well recieved. Thanks
 

A:Solved: video card or system board problem?

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Computer is only two months old.  Screen will lock up and show multi-colored pixels on entire screen.  At times, screen will just freeze.  Can't use keyboard commands or mouse to restart the computer, so I am forced to use computer on/off button to reboot. Installed a new graphic card on the motherboard and diabled the on-board graphic card in device manager.  Computer screen is still freezing. Are there setting in the bios that have to be disabled also so the new video card will work? Could this be some other hardware issue other than the graphics card? Called HP support, but was not helpful. Any help would be appreciated. loucille

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I am running a machine with windows XP sp 2, 4 gigs of ram, MS 7336 ver. 1 bios 1.08 Motherboard, and the radeon HD 5850 with the 10.10 catalyst. I was having trouble with my audigy 2 sound card so it was removed to be checked on another machine. In the mean time I have been using the onboard sound from my motherboard. The drivers for the audigy are still on my computer. I have been getting blue screens with the “drive irql not less or equal” messages and when I play games such as witcher and HOI 3 both crash to the desktop. Is it possible that the motherboard sound “card” is causing these crashes because there is a conflict between it and the video card or is it because I have a blank slot where my audigy used to be but the drivers are still installed? Any help appreciated
 

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I was wondering
a power supply went out yesterday and at the same time took the video card with it. the video card was built in on the motherboard. the powersupply that went bad had an extra wire with a plastic end that had two yellow wires and two black wires in it an plugged in the motherboard I assume for the built in video card.

got a new powersupply and put it in and thats when I found out the video card was also bad. so I got a pci video card and popped it in and boom everything was fine.

well it must have been a defective power supply cause it went out today. Same thing the computer would not even come on. I have a powersupply tester and tested it and yes it was bad again.

Had an old powersupply in an old computer and tested it and it worked so I hooked it up in the computer that the powersupply had gone bad in. the only thing is is that it does not have the extra wire that hooks to the mother board (with the two yellow and two black wires) that I think is for the video.

My question is since we by passed the built in video card and put in a PCI Video card does that wire then have to be hooked up? the old power supply we found doesn't have that wire but when hooked up to the computer the power turns on BUT no video.

the first time the power supply went out it took out the video with it. we then put in the PCI video card.
I wonder if it took out the pci video card this time and needs another PCi CARD since the computer started right up with that old p... Read more

A:windows xp sp2-question about video card and mothner board?

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So I was changing my video card from onboard system to dedicated card. I disabled the onboard system thru device manager and changed Bios from onboard to auto. The new card isn't working "blank screen" and the onboard is disabled so now I have no monitor function. Is there any way to recover from this or did I do my computer in?

Dell Dimension windows xp
 

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I have a Gateway MX6650. I was told that the video card needs to be replaced. Currently the laptop has 'Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 900'. (DMVT) Supports up to 128mb What would be a compatable video card? Do you recomend a vendor online to purchase one?
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
 

A:video card replacement

Being a laptop, it is most likely that the Graphics is integrated onto the motherboard and is therefore not user replaceable.
 

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My friend is selling me his ATI VisionTek 9600 XT for pretty cheap. The only thing wrong with it is that the fan needs replacement. Few quick questions...

Should I buy aftermarket or oem?

Where can I buy a replacement fan? Online only or a local computer store?

And can i install it myself or should i leave it to a pro?

Thank you!

PS: I need to fix this crap ASAP. BF 2182 awaits
 

A:Video Card Fan Replacement

You should be able to install it yourself, and I suspect it'll be easier to find an aftermarket model.
 

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I recently had a repair tech put new parts in my PC, but the new Mainboard has onboard video. Do not like it, seems to be too slow. Will it work if I disable the onboard video and then reinstall my NVidia GeForce card that I used to have? Great graphics-it has its own cooling fan. It is a high bit card, I think it will work 100% better. Ok here are my specs-new system-ASUS mainboard M2N68-AM w/NVidia GeForce 7025 / NVidia nForce 630a. 7750 Dual Core processor w/4 MB Ram. NVidia nForce 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet.

Old video card-GeForce FX5200 256MB W/TV/DVI/DDR

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A:Video card replacement

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My video card went out.  I'm looking for a replacement.  FYI; I do most of my shopping on Amazon so if anyone can give me product names I can purchase from Amazon it would be greatly appreciated.













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A:I'm looking for a replacement video card

Hi: I would go with the Nvidia GeForce GT 610...make sure you get one that is low profile and comes with the low profile mounting brackets in the box.  You can find the best deal.  I just posted the links to the cards amazon has for sale. https://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=geforce+gt+610&tag=hydusmmsn-20&index=aps&hvadid=12086990040&hvqmt=p&hvbmt=bp&hvdev=c&ref=pd_sl_97rf8vfxy2_p The 610 is the newer model of the one that died on you, assuming it was the original G210 that the specs for your PC indicate it came with. It draws a little less wattage too.

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Good Afternoon!! I have a XPS 410 and the video card is out,it came with a nvidia geforce 8300GS.My cuestion is can I  replace said card  with a nvidia geforce 210(sxg2101024d2-nm) or Dell nvidia 256 MBQuadro fx3450 PCI-E video card T9099 REV A04
Thanks for your help!!

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I'm thinking about ordering this card:

EVGA GeForce 9500 GT Video Card - 1GB DDR2, PCI Express 2.0, SLI Support, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV, VGA Support at TigerDirect.com

To replace the current video card, because the Vcore1 voltage is only 1.14v, instead of 1.39 as it should be, but I'm wondering how that card would stack up? I know that there are much better cards available, but I don't want to spend all that much. Nor am I interested in an ATI card.

One thing that caught my eye, is that it says that it is compatible with HDTV...what does this mean, that it has HDCP? The only thing that I can think of that would make me spend more is that I intend to buy an HDTV, and the one that I'm considering doesn't have a DVI connector, only HDMI and VGA. HDMI would be fine, except that on my Acer monitor, using a composite cable (DVI to HDMI) didn't work, so I'm unsure about the HDTV also.

A:Video Card Replacement

If your not much into video editing or serious gaming your choice will be a fine one. I have a friend using the exact same one and he loves it. He does some picture editing and movie burning. He's using it on Win7 x64. And he loved the price on it as well!

P.S. He has used it on a couple of the newer games as well and says he doesn't notice anything wrong with it. It's holding fine!

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I have an older computer with a PNY GeForce 7300GS video card that the fan on has recently started making a noise, so I suspect it is eventually dying. I want to replace the fan (not the card) but every spec I read on the card says "with fan".. no sizes, no dimensions, specs, nothing. I ordered one fan that ended up not fitting the holes on the video card. I would buy a whole new video card but my power supply is only 300W and a lot of the newer cards require more, and its sort of tight on space, so I would be worried about it fitting (also cost is an issue.. the card itself works fine).

As far as I can tell, my exact video card is:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814133016

Any help on what fan would fit, or where I can find the info?
 

A:Video Card GPU Fan replacement

I think this is what you are looking for: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835110103
Check the distance between mounting holes on your board is 55-59 mm.
 

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Hello, please tell me whether it is possible to upgrade, replace this laptop:V580c Laptop (Lenovo) - Type 4980The video card NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M (2 GB), the Size of the graphics frame buffer 64 MB more new?, features: 20160 Lenovo motherboard Chipset Intel Panther Point HM77, Intel Ivy Bridge System memory 3656 MB (DDR3-1600 DDR3 SDRAM) Type BIOS Phoenix (04/10/2013) video Adapter Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 (1675528 KB).

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