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Q: Zero utilization of graphic card

my AMD radeon R5 m430 Graphic card shows zero utilization when tracked from the task manager.
Neither my task manager shows any any driver version infromation of my graphic card.Please help me with this issue.

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Preferred Solution: Zero utilization of graphic card

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)


First of all:
I don't know too much about computers, so use easy language please.

I have sent in my computer to get repaired and got it back yestersay. Since then i've been trying to get it to work properly again.
I can't play any of the games I used to play before I sent it in to get repaired (for example, Battlefield 3). I can start dota2 but it looks pretty messed up. I can run minecraft though ^^

Anyway, after a lot of questions asked, trying out different stuff and after getting further and further to the end of this problem I've come to this:

My computer shows me that I have an nvidia geforce 7025 nforce 630a graphic card.
Although it says in the computer description that it SHOULD have a AMD HD 6870 1GB GDDR 5.
My screen isn't plugged in the graphic card, since it doesn't recieve anything from there. It is plugged directly to the motherboard.
So, from what I understand the nvidia card is the integrated graphic card or am I totally wrong?

Anyway, the device manager can only find the nvidia card and I cannot run any game smoothly on this computer.
Before I realized this possibility I've tried to download newer drivers for the nvidia card, but it didn't help.

Please help me to get my ADM HD 6870 1GB GDDR 5 to run!
I'm trying to google for solutions, but I'll give this site a shot.

A:Graphic card isn't found. Only finds my integrated graphic card. Help!

first check they havent stolen you GPU
then check that the 4/8pin pci power supply is plugged into the top left of the motherboard.
then check the gpu has power cable(s) plugged in.

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After I installed the Nvidia Graphic Card on Lenovo Y400 on a Windows 7 64 bit system I installed Graphic Intel but an error message appeared that it did not match the minimum computer usage. even though I use a driver that has been recommended by Lenovo on https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/id/products/laptops-and-netbooks/ideapad-y-series-laptops/ideapad-y4...Please help me and provide solutions for solving this problem.Thanks. This specification of my laptop according to Piriform Speccy:

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Hi, i'm running window 7 32-bit OS.
My graphic card is (ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics)
My problem is that after i went to www.amd.com, downloaded,uninstall the old catalyst and installed a new catalyst which matches my OS and yet i got this message whenever i tried to run that catalyst.
"No AMD graphics driver is installed, or the AMD driver is not functioning properly.
Please install the AMD driver appropriate for you AMD hardware"
can anyone help me solve this problem?

I've downloaded the catalyst alot of times and kept install and uninstall but i'm still having the same problem.
I really appreciate any suggestions..

A:graphic driver can't detect graphic card

Try downloading the driver from HP; select your model from this list Compaq Presario CQ40-100 Notebook PC series*-* Download drivers and software - specify product name - HP Business Support Center

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I start having hardware problems with my graphic card (NVidia GT 750) and I am looking for a replacement.  We don't need a gaming card, but we are doing high end graphic design with Photoshop CC 2015, Illustrator, InDesign and so on...Thanks for your help!

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Is there existing external graphic card or video card for integrated laptops

?? or other suggetions ^^
it would be a great help for me hihi

A:Is there existing external graphic card or video card for laptaps

Well they have these but they just give you a port to use.

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Hello. Few days ago i bought a new laptop. HP Notebook 15-ay057nw. Everything was okey but not the graphic card and performance. I can't play games !!! ;/ Laptop uses only Intel HD Graphics. I have the newest drivers in both graphic cards. In BIOS i can not find the option to change graphic card. I set all to "max performance" but still the dedicated card doesn't work ;/Dedicated card in any apps, games are 0%. I try everything and i can not find the solution. Guys please help me i really need a helpI'm giving a prof to this the AMD Graphic card is 0%. In dxdiag the first graphic card is Intel HD Graphics. In the advanced options of resolution the graphic card is Intel. Sorry for my english, i'm polish so my english not the best. Thanks for any help-Best wishes, Luke

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15 days ago My laptop was unable to boot , when i have formatted it and after installing graphic card driver it is unable to boot again , i tried more than 5 times and even i tried windows 7 ultimate , proffessional and even 32 bit and 64 bit but its not working the momment i instal video driver after installing it requires boot and after boot its unabe to start please help my laptop is not in warranty . serial - [Personal Information Removed]  product number - LZ801PA#ACJ  micro poccessor - Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz

A:video card/graphic card reboot problem

boynamedanurag Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about booting and video card problems and wanted to help. So, if I understand what you're saying, you reinstalled Win7 and the PC boots OK, right? But when you then install a video driver and reboot, it does not boot, right? My guess is that you have one of the old DV6 laptops that has two video chipsets, something called Switchable Graphics.  And the problem with that is that only the HP OEM video drivers will work on that laptop.  IF you install other ones, such as the ones you get from AMD or Nvidia, they will NOT work -- which sounds like what is happening to you. What DOES work is restoring your PC using HP Recovery Media because that will contain the HP OEM drivers.  Media. This is a set of DVDs and a CD, or USB stick, that will erase the hard drive (removing all data, settings, and applications, reinstall the original OS, drivers, and some HP Utilities. In some cases, you may be able to order a USB stick instead of disks.  You have to order these from HP; they can not be downloaded.You can look online for Recovery Media starting with the linked paged: http://support.hp.com/us-en/driversOnce there, input your Product name or number. On your Software and Drivers Download page, select your Operating System and and Version. Click "Update".  If HP Recovery Media is available for your machine, down near the bottom of the page, you will see an entry... Read more

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Can you change a laptop video card/graphic card?

I looked in a shop and they said "a laptop graphic card can not be changed."

Can a laptop graphic card be changed??
(Nvidia geforce go 6150)

Please help
With many thanks,

A:Can you change a laptop video card/graphic card?

Unless the laptop has onboard graphics, there is no reason why the card can't be changed.

Of course, I am not very knowledgeable with GFX cards, so I can't necessarily tell whether is has onboard graphics or not.

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I have ProLiant ML110 G6  I've bought Sapphire Radeon R7 250 2GB GDDR5 card. Before I buy, I've checked compatibility of my PCIe v2 x16 slot with PCIe v3 x16 card. I'ts compatible backwards so I can use v3 card in my v2 slot i MB. But When I was trying to install it I've noticed that on MB is inprinted PCIe x16 45W (I attached photo below).  So can I use this card - in specification is given that consumption of this card is 70W. Can undervoltage break my G card? Maybe I should ure Riser with extra molex pin? x16 slot gives 45W and molex can give 35W = total 80W. What you think     

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I'm having problems with video streams stopping and games stopping. I was told that I don't have a video card/ graphic card. Which should I get or both. My PC has 736 RAM. I'm thinking of gettin 2G or 1G stick. Would this help or do I need it to run a video card/ graphic card?

Thank You for your responses


A:What is the diffret in a video card / graphic card?

A video card and a graphic(s) card are the same thing. What you have now is an integrated graphics card. Integrated graphics cards have terrible performance. Now, we need to know whether your motherboard has a PCI-E or AGP slot. Download CPU-Z , take screenshots of the tabs called "CPU" and "Mainboard" and post them here.

They should look something like this (the information and logo will be different):


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Product Name: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PCOperating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) Hello, Can I upgrade my motherboard with a graphic card. Is it possible?

A:improvement of graphic card (video card)

serzh_shumkov Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about wanting to upgrade the graphics on your laptop and wanted to help. Sorry for the bad news, but you are operating under a misunderstanding.  Unlike desktop PCs, laptops do not use video "cards"; instead, they use video chips that are permanently attached to either video modules, or to the laptop system board.  These are not customer-replaceable parts. 

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My Laptop is Lenovo G580 i5 2.5GZ without graphic card

There is showing dedecated video memory is 64mp

One of my fav. game is not playing, I'm not sure what is the problem

Please confirm me If I can get graphic card or video card for the laptop

A:I don't have graphic card & video card

Hi sunilgupta91,
Are you sure your Lenovo G580 i5 2.5GZ does have a Graphic Card called GeForce® GT 635M ? My friend use to own one but with graphic card. please check it again.
Why you didn't ask before you buy it? BTW, what kind of game are you play?

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Are these the same thing? I have an old Dell (as you can see), but I like it. I was told that I could improve its performance by adding a video card. When I look them up, I see pictures of odd-looking devices that in no way resemble a "card." I can only find 2 that will work with this computer. Does that seem right?

A:Video card vs graphic card?

"Video Card" and "Graphics Card" are the same thing.

There are 4 different versions of the 745. A "minitower", a desktop, a Small Form Factor and an ultra small form factor. Which one do you have? It makes a difference for a video (graphics) card.

The minitower will take a PCIe type video card. With the small power supply that can limit you (if this is the model you have). The others versions are even further restrictive as they will require "low profile" type cards.

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Yestady i tried to connect my PC to a TV so I could watch movie on a big screen However it didnt work ,after I wannted to connect my PC screen back to my PC it started to make some wierd noise, nothing came up on the screen.
Today everythnig seems to be working fine however my start menu and everythnig to do with graphic seems to be going wierd.
The issue only come up when I have colours set on higest (32 bit). But after i played around with setting it started to work normaly on both 16bit and 32bit but when i go into games this happeneds.

Could someone tell what the issue might be and ho to fix it?

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i got 2 graphics cards

nvidia alladin tnt2 16mb

and ati radeon 7000 64mb

this radeon cost me $50!

andnot sure bout the otherone it was onboard

would the nvidia one work faster than ati??

A:which graphic card should i use..

Hi Deathdealer:

The Radeon has 64 MB, compared to the 16 MB of the Nvidia, so your Radeon would be a better card.

Hope that helps!

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I want to upgrade my graphic card. I have a XFX 9500 GT 1GB now

I would like to upgrade it to a GTX 260 or a HD 5770. Please suggest me as to which one would be better?

and also I have a motherboard XFX nforce 630i (PCIE 1.0 slot). Can I install any of the 2.0 cards on it?

Please suggest ASAP

A:Best Graphic Card

Quote: Originally Posted by irfan88

Can I install any of the 2.0 cards on it?

PCIe 2.0 motherboard slots are fully backward compatible with PCIe v1.x cards. PCIe 2.0 cards are also generally backward compatible with PCIe 1.x motherboards, using the available bandwidth of PCI Express 1.1. Overall, graphic cards or motherboards designed for v 2.0 will be able to work with the other being v 1.1 or v 1.0.

PCI Express

5770 or GTX 260 - I think I know the answer

If not,
google 'GTX 260 vs. 5770' and you'll have plenty to take in.

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Once again Hi guys This is ravi.
I am planning to change my graphics card
SPARKLE Ge force 210 to [Any best cheap graphics card for gaming]
Please suggest me some graphics card.
And suggest me is it good to change to windows 7 64-bit from windows 7 32-Bit...My Mother board Can support Dual Core processor.i just want to utilize my full 4gb ram instead of 3.25 Ram in 32 Bit and wanted to run Adobe After effects CS5 which is my favorite.
Thanks !

A:Best Graphic Card.

hi ravi. didn't u just ask this in another post?

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Im currently getting a new computer and was wondering about graphic cards the one that comes with mine is the: ATI Radeon X1300 X16 PCI-E 128MB VIDEO CARD. Is this a good video card or not? i also can choose from:

NVIDIA GeForce 6200 Graphics with TurboCache supporting 256MB 16X PCI Express VIDEO CARD

NVIDIA GeForce 7100 GS Graphics with TurboCache supporting 256MB 16X PCI Express VIDEO CARD





NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS 256MB PCI Express x16 Video Card

NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS 512MB PCI Express x16 Video Card

NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT 256MB PCI Express x16 Video Card

NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS 256MB 16X PCI Express Video Card

NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GT 256MB 16X PCI Express Video Card

NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GTX 512MB 16X PCI Express Video Card

NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT 512MB 16X PCI Express Video Card

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB 16X PCI Express Video Card

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB 16X PCI Express Video Card



ATI Radeon X1600 Pro 16X PCI-E 256MB VIDEO CARD


ATI Radeon X1650 Pro 16X PCI-E 256MB VIDEO CARD

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A:Graphic Card

You should definately get something better than a Radeon x1300. Believe me, I am currently using an x1300, and it does not game very well. The x1300 is a fantastic card for the price, but one will not be satisfied gaming with it. Also, the price difference from budget-card to a mainstream-card is hardly noticable, so it is hardly logical anymore to get a low-end budget card.

Keep in mind that when choosing a graphics card, the last three digits are what you must pay attention to. For example, a Radeon x1300 is not better than a Radeon x800. Because X and X1 are the generations, whereas 800 and 300 are the models. Therefore the x800 is better than the x1300. The x800 is an old high-end card, and the x1300 is a new low-end card. Make sense? Choose something that has a 600 at the end for mainstream graphical performance.

I recommend something that is mid-range, like the king of budget gaming, the GeForce 7600GT. Any card in the GeForce 7600 series or the Radeon x1600 series would also suffice.

Hope I helped

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Currently installed on my computer is an Intel Extreme Graphics Card and I wish to upgrade this for obvious reasons. I want to upgrade it to a LEGEND Video Card 128MB 9550TD. But my motherboard only supports AGP 4x and this graphic card support 8x. The question I'm asking will I be able to run this card on my computer.

By the way, my computer is a HP Pavilion t124a.

A:Graphic Card

The card will be usable and should not be a problem.

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Hello I wish to upgrade my graphic card but im not sure what would be compatable for my pc. My pc details:pc: HP Pavilion 550-232naprocessor: intel core i3 -6100 3.70ghzram: 8GBexisting card: intel HD graphic 530

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i have a hp a6042n destop. it comes with a ecs nettle.-->

the specs
HP and Compaq Desktop PCs*-* Motherboard Specifications, MCP61PM-HM (Nettle)*

i know i have one pci express x16 and a pci1 slot empty
i already have a nvdia geforce 6150n force 430. 128mb
it not doing very well, in terms of gaming.
i want to play quantom of solace. cuz i bought it withought looking at the reqirments(lol)

but since i am a complete noob with pc. (but learning fast)
i need ur help.

Newegg.com - MSI RX1550-TD256EH Radeon X1550 Support up to 512MB (256MB onboard) 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

Newegg.com - PNY VCG8400SXEB GeForce 8400 GS 256MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

Newegg.com - Galaxy 84GEE6HDFEXN GeForce 8400 GS 256MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Express x16 Low Profile Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

will these work. also plz plz plz tell me how to tell if it is capatible.

note : i dont think your gonna get the rebate. cuz i never did.

i also dont know my psu.
the only upgrade i did was add 2 gig of memory.

thank you for reading this. i know this wastes ur time.
thank you even more if u reply

A:new graphic card

also. i aim for a 512mb vid card, and is more mb putting less load on your cpu, becuz i saw some 256mb more expensiver than 512mb, is the mb in your video card truly the ONLY thing i should look out for???

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Hello everyone,

Go easy on me since this is my first post on this website.

I would like to upgrade my computer I currently have, a Dell Inspiron 530.

These are my current specs copied from xFire:

Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5200 @ 2.50GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.5GHz
Memory: 3070MB RAM
Hard Drive: 483 GB
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS
Monitor: Generic PnP Monitor
Sound Card: Speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio)
Keyboard: USB Root Hub
Mouse: USB Root Hub
Mouse Surface:
Operating System: Windows Vista™ Home Premium (6.0, Build 6002) Service Pack 2 (6002.vistasp2_gdr.090803-2339)
Computer Case:

I know my computer isn't that great, but I don't want to purchase a new computer yet.

This is the graphic I currently want:

But it needs a PSU of 350 watts and mine is 300 watts.

So do you think you could help me pick a new PSU for my computer please?

Please ask if you need and additional info and i'll try and get it for you.

Thank you for reading.

I'm not exactly looking for something that costs a lot, thanks.

If you could help me find a PSU on play.com that would be perfect thanks.

A:New Graphic Card and PSU Help

I would recommend these: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/152940 + http://www.ebuyer.com/product/150985
Free 5 working day delivery, I doubt Play.com's free shipping is any faster. Play.com doesn't have a single decent quality, affordable power supply.
If you really want to cheap out, here's a 9500 GT for you: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/179473 (the 1 GB of memory does NOT in ANY way increase performance of such a low end card. Just in case you started thinking.)

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Do i install external graphic card to my laptop

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hello I have a gateway GT5672E it has intel 82945G on the mb, with 64mb dedicated system memory and 192 shared system memory with directx 9.0 or better version.I have 2.0gb ram in my system with 2 processor cores 32 bit os.,mb has 1=pci express x 16 connector,1 pci expressx1 &1=pci conventional with a 300 watt power supply what do u think of a BFG NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS 512MB DDR2 PCI Express Graphics Card
i never do games only pictures and videos I can get this at bestbuys for $69.00
thank u in advance

A:Need help with graphic, card

hmm..... that should be ok i guess......
skunksmash, mr needs, everlong..... what do you guys think?

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I have intel GMA x3100...my ram is 4GB and there is no option such as northbridge in BIOS to increase shared memory..how do I increase it?

A:graphic card

you dont need too , that chip shares the video ram "dynamically" if it needs more it will use more (up to a max of 384MB) <<< approximately from memory

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may i know wat graphic card is best for gaming?

nVidia geforce or ATi ?

may i know what is a VGA Controller ?

A:Graphic card

Both companies make excellent cards for games. Which one is better is a matter of opinion for the most part, unless there is just one specific game you want to play. For example if you ONLY play one game, and it is openGL based, then nvidia tends to outperform ATI. Each has it's own area of specialty, but in general they even out.

And to answer your other question, a "VGA controller" is just another name for "graphics card".

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I'm looking to replace my old GTX 260 OC graphic card, but I'm not up to date with the new hardware, so I need a little help

My current GTX260 is fine in most games, but after i bought a 24" monitor, it's having a somewhat hard time running some games at 1920x1080 with decent graphic details. Especially GTA IV is maxing it out, and thats the game i play the most.

I was doing some research and found out that GTA IV doensn't support multi GPU cards, so i guess i need some hardcore single gpu card? Like 5870, but that card is nearly impossibile to get unless i wanna wait several weeks

Any ideas?

My rig is:
Q9550 2.83ghz
4gb DDR3 pc12800
Samsung Spinpoint 1tb
Asus GTX260 Top
Gigabyte EP45-T Extreme
PSU Corsair 650 watt

A:What graphic card should I buy?

Well, if you only want a single GPU card and you don't want to wait for the 5870 and you already have a GTX 260, I suppose that leaves the GTX 285.

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ok well there was this strange buzzing comeing from my PC bout a month ago, it stopped but now its back and it will not go away, and i t is coming from the fan on my graphics card...

any idea if its fixable
i have a Nvidia GeForce Fx 5500 256
its in a PCI slot.....

any help will be appreciated

A:About the Fan on MY Graphic Card

It can possibly be fixed but it's fiddley and may not last!!

Replacement is the best option!!!!

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is the graphics card im using the best for my mother board ???? any help would be good thankyou.

A:graphic card

What kind of things do you do on a computer/ gaming /graphics or normal stuff?
What Graphics Card?
Read the following and get back to us.

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Hi,I have Elitebook 8570, and as from my understanding it contain k2000m and Firepro m4000.But i cannot understand how to switch from K2000m to Firepro m4000. How to change the setting from Bios?because AMD graphic driver are also not detecting it. my laptop is just showing k2000m Thank you.

A:Graphic card

Hi: Not according to the quickspecs at the link below... The notebook only has one graphics card. It only has one of the following... GRAPHICSAMD FirePro? M4000 with 1 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memoryMicrosoft DirectX 11 (Shader Model 5.0) and OpenGL 4.1/4.1+capableNVIDIA Quadro K1000M with 2 GB dedicated DDR3 video memoryMicrosoft DirectX 11 (Shader Model 5.0) and OpenGL 4.2 capableNVIDIA Quadro K2000M with 2 GB dedicated DDR3 video memoryMicrosoft DirectX 11 (Shader Model 5.0) and OpenGL 4.2 capable See page 6. 

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Can i put my laptop graphic card into my pc?

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i ave dell vostro 1015 with intel graphic card i want to replace it with nvidia graphic card. Will my laptop support this graphic card

A:graphic card

No, your laptop is only using the on board card the GMA 4500MHD and it can not be swapped for anything else. It is soldered to the motherboard.

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i have installed nvdia fx5200, 128mb graphic card. but on playing age of empire lll, i get a message that the video card is old and i need to contact the manufacturer. on running the game it stops mid way.
pl advise.

A:graphic card

Well, it is true that that card is a little..... out of date. However it should still be enough to at least RUN aoe3. Minimum requirements are a 64Mb directx 8.0 compatible card. You have a 128mb directx 9.0 compatible.

Have you tried the latest drivers for it? Go here: http://www.nvidia.com/content/drivers/drivers.asp
and download the latest geforce graphics driver for your system.

If that doesn't work, then give us your complete system stats.

Good luck!

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A XFX Geforce 6200 256Mb AGP Bundle (Includes USB Joypad & FarCry Game)

or a

XFX GeForce 6200 512MB AGP 8X DVI Graphics Card

i would say the second one but would like some opinoins before buying it.


A:Which graphic card would be better??

Neither. The 6200's use 64bit memory which cripples their gaming performance. Get a 6600GT.

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Hello, Im writing now because i think i tryied everything... I have Windows 7 Ultimate x86 and graphic card GeForce 9600GT , before win7 i had win xp and drivers from nvidia website and for an example in Trackmania(game) on all medium\high works perfectly , when i installed win7, drivers installed automatically for my graphic card and in the same game i have now like 50-60 fps and works not so good on lowest preset !

I tryed install drivers for win7 from nvidia website and i cant
sorry for my english :P

A:Graphic Card

Go into Device Manager and uninstall all drivers for your card. Then try installing the drivers you downloaded. Do not restart your computer in the process, because then Windows will automatically install what it thinks are the best drivers.

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I have a intel hd graphics card which is 1GB yet I am not able to play gta 4 episodes properly.

A:Graphic card


To run GTA 4 properly you need at least a strong dual-core processor and a discrete dedicated graphics card. Intel Integrated graphics cards are not really designd to run these heavy graphics games.

However, if you post your pc specifications (Processor, RAM, Graphics Card...) and if you dercribe your problem with details, i can try to help you to solve your issue.

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My graphic card is 8 mb and I want to know if I can get 16 mb
this is my graphic card (shared):SiS 630s Ultra AGP Video Controller. If anyone knows please send me a message.

A:graphic card

Do they still make 16meg cards? Would like to know your system first friend.


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I've been looking to buy an new Graphic Card, I'd like to spend under 100. And still be able to play all the new games coming out with out having to turn a lot of the effects to the low end.
Games such as Aion, D3. Etc.

Anything you guys would recommend? I haven't seen to many I like for under 100 yet.

A:Graphic card.

Don't know your computer specs,so I'm assuming you have
a PCI express X16 slot,hopefully 2.0.
Here is a 9800GT that should do well.
Make sure your power supply can handle it.

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I plan on getting Sims 2 Double Deluxe along with the University Expansion pack. I already know my computer can't run Sims 2 Double Deluxe because I need a better video card. I can run the university alone but I'm not sure about the whole expansion pack because on that site can you run it? doesn't have University expansion. I need to know what type of video card is compatiable with my pc. Also if I'll need anything else.

CPU Minimum: 1.0 GHz processor You Have: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz PASS CPU Speed Minimum: 1 GHz You Have: 2.80 GHz Performance Rated at: 3.36 GHz PASS RAM Minimum: 256 MB You Have: 1014.8 MB PASS OS Minimum: Windows 7, Vista, XP, ME, 2000, 98 You Have: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition (build 6000), 32-bit PASS Video Card Minimum: A T&L-capable video card with at least 32 MB of video RAM. ATI Radeon series 8500 or better, NVIDIA GeForce series GeForce2 GTS and better You Have: Intel(R) 82945G Express Chipset FamilyE325-11?FC??0???2B??18ame961? Upgrade Suggested: Unfortunately, your Video Card does not meet this requirement. Click here to see some recommendations. Features: Minimum attributes of your Video Card Required You Have Video RAM 32 MB 69.0 MB 3D Yes Yes Hardware T&L Yes No DirectX version Minimum: 9.0c You Have: 10.0 PASS Sound Card Minimum: Yes You Have: Realtek High Definition Audio PASS Free Disk Space Minimum: 5 GB total for all three games. You Have: 119.4 GB
Operating System:... Read more

A:Graphic Card???

What kind of motherboard do you have? Compatible graphics cards will depend mainly on your motherboard, and your CPU seems powerful enough to handle a mid-range graphics card.

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I got a Geforce 7300GT 128mb currently, but i was given ATI 700x 128mbas a present.

Could anyone tell me which may be better? , ty

A:Which graphic card is better?

the 77300gt is better.

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I have a little bit older graphic card,Leadtek PX8600GTS so if anyone could suggest me which new Graphic card should I buy and when should I buy it.I am from Croatia so if you could recommend me a GC and I will check it out.i wanna buy a GC that is a best combination of price and performance.I am troubling for a long time about that,so i would be gratefull if someone could help me.i suppose that the best graphic card to buy is the one that has DX11...and btw it does not have to be in sale yet

A:New Graphic Card!HELP!!!

what games do you play? what resolution is your monitor? and how much money do you want to spend?

if you want to go down the amd/ati road, have a look at either an ati hd4850 or hd4890 - they should be cheaper now that the hd5870 is out.

i'm sure other members can recommend a well-priced hi-performance nvidia card if we wait a bit...

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Hello.My specs are :
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
2,00 GB Dual-Channel DDR2 ram
gigabyte 946GMX-S2 motherboard
512MB GeForce 8600 GT (Gigabyte) GPU
450W power supply

i want to change my graphic card, i think gigabyte gt440 1Gb would be perfect for me but i dont know if my system can support it can you help?
i think ill have temprature problem with the power supply (speccially summer)
can you help me or give me an advise? Thank you.

A:New graphic card

Are you gaming in hd? (1280x720 or higher resolution)
If so I honestly don't think you are going to see a drastic improvement with that specific card.
I would honestly suggest looking at an ATI 6750 it's right about the same money (around 100 bucks)
and has much faster memory in it.
the gt440 has a superior pixel rate, but I don't think this is something you want over the ability to process properly at high resolutions (texel rate/memory bandwidth.)
Neither one are high performance cards mind you but the newer ones are built completely differently than your old 8 series nvidia. ...don't get me wrong I had a 8800gt when they first came out and it was the best card on the market. I still have it though and it only sits in a drawer because it simply can't handle 1080p resolution at a liveable rate.

This is dependent on your motherboard to an extent though. While a standard pci-e is capable of running a 2.1 card, it can be buggy on some motherboards. ...and I honestly don't know if your board is good on that front or not. You could always drop gigabyte support a quick email asking if that specific card will work properly with that board, there may be a bios update involved.

anyhow some related links.
what I would get if it were me - Newegg.com - HIS H675F1GD Radeon HD 6750 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

Comparison chart for gt440 vs 6750 ati. GeForce GT 440 1.5GB vs Radeon HD 6750 1GB – Performance Comp... Read more

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whts the best current graphic card?

A:Graphic Card


Originally posted by needalotofhelp
whts the best current graphic card?

It all depends on your needs:

A great mid-level card if the ATI Radeon 9200SE. It comes in 64 or 128MB flavors, works well with Windows, and is pretty good at game support (I play a lot of SoF2 and Madden 2004, and both look great. I also used it with RtCW with no issues.)

A higher-end gamer's card would be something like the ATI Radeon 9800XT or the nVidia FX5950. Very robust cards, but they carry a price.

If you're into 3D rendering (Pixar type stuff), then look at the ATI FireGL X1 (128MB) or X2 (256MB). Big $$$ here.

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So my 3 yrs old XPS, wouldnt start properly.
Sometimes i had issue viewing twitchtv. As you can see on above picture. Some parts of display is distorted.
it passed everything on ePSA pre-boot system assessment except "Video Memory Test".
i did some research and it sounded like I need a new graphic card?

A:is this mean i need a new graphic card??

Always include exact PC model and version of Windows in your posts!
Do you have an add-in video card, eg, from AMD or NVidia?
Assuming you have an add-in video card, the first thing might be to power off, unplug and press/hold power button for ~15 sec.
Open the case and carefully reseat the video card in its slot and use canned air to blow out all the dust bunnies from the card, fans, heat sink etc...
You should read Dell's online manual for your exact PC model before opening the case because it has some warnings about working inside a PC and instructions to remove/reinstall a video card.

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I just installed Windows 7 Home Premium on a new 500GIG drive and it does not recognize my graphics adapters. I have tried 4 different cards and all i get is the standard vga adapter.

See attachment for sys info.

What can I do to get this system to recognize the adapters.

A:Graphic Card

You need to install the drivers for your video card from the manufacturers site.

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