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Nvidia 8500GT and On Board Video

Q: Nvidia 8500GT and On Board Video

My computer came with on board video of NVIDIA® GeForce® 6150LE. I then installed a Nvidia 8500GT, im using windows 7 and it detected the card and installed in simple as that, problem now is that the 8500GT is only recognized when windows boots up, in other words while in DOS and starting up, the 8500GT give no signal and the display is blank until windows is loaded, i tried disabling the video card from device manager but no luck.

Computer is a Emachines T6540
OS Windows 7

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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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ok first off i got this board second hand from my brother, he couldnt get it to work at all however he thought it was a video card compatability issue. He had a ATI Radeon card and its an NVIDIA chipset on the board.

Now that ive giving a tiny bit of back ground ill give you the systems specs or atleast the specs itll be once its working and can see things.

CPU: Intel core 2 duo E6600

RAM: 4GB DDR3 (2x2) OCZ REAPER

Motherboard: As mentioned EVGA NVIDIA 680i sli

GPU: GEforce 8400 GS

PSU: Sparkle 1000W gold class

2 TB for storage and a 160 GB for the OS

Thats whats in my box and the box itself is a Rosewill CRUISER

So far everything looks like its powers up right and and the HDD spins up
it seems like its posting correctly i jus cant get anyvideo out of it.
Any suggestions would be helpful

also keyboards will not work in any usb port and on the mointer it says entering power save mode it detects the cable being there but does not get a signal ive tried multiple keyboards and multiple video cables
 

A:Evga Nvidia 680i sli board + no video output =(

sounds like it's just a faulty board... it doesn't matter if you have a single ATI or NVIDIA card, it should work with either
 

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The last 3 days when I booted up my display showed 800x600 so I went to Device Manager and saw yield sign under Display Adapter.
Uninstalled it and did a recovery to earlier date which worked. Now today when I signed in it did the same thing.
Showed a code 43 error.
Is the card going bye bye?
Any and all solutions appreciated.

A:Is my Nvidia GeForce 8500GT going bad?

It definitely is. Screen Artifact isn't the only symptoms of a card getting dead.

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hallo friends,i've a nvidia geforce 6200 video card and i'm planning to upgrade as i can't play games like oblivion,ghost reckon advanced warfighter etc.I decided to buy nvidia geforce 7600gt initially but now nvidia geforce 8500gt is available at a lower price.can anyone tell me which one should be baught right now considering both upcoming directx10 games and heavy resource demanding games like oblivion,gothic3 and ghostreckonAW?
 

A:which one is better: nvidia geforce 7600gt or 8500gt?

It appears to me from some googling (but lack of straight up benchmarks) the 7600GT will give you better framerates in today's games. The decoding capabilities of h264 on the 8500 will blow away the 7600gt but that is of little importance to most people outside of the HTPC scene.

You probably really don't need DX10 right now anyway.
 

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hello i have problem with my graphic card, and when i turn on computer its all fine but on logon screen it stop and sometimes there is BSOD
i know that problem is in graphic card because in safe mode its all fine and i tried to unistal drivers and next time at startup its all fine and system instal drivers and need restart but then its all same

A:nvidia geforce 8500gt problem

Welcome Martin654321 to SF.
Do you have on board graphics, if so then remove graphics card and test. Then clean the pci-e slot and re-insert. Do you have updated Nvidia drivers and a updated BIOS?

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Hey there, i overclocked my Nvidia 8500GT about an hour ago. Naturally i played a few games to test the temprature it reached to make sure it was safe...only problem being, i dont know what a safe temprature is...
I played Borderlands for around 20 minutes, then went back onto World of Warcraft.
It averages around 58-62c but that wasnt after playing for hours on end like i normally do. I overclocked with RivaTuner. So i was wondering, is 58-62c a safe temprature for it to be running on and will that increase to a harmful temprature after say...4 or 5 hours or constant play? It ran at 49c before i OC. Also my final question, my card is quite old, so will it damage it if i keep it OC?

Thanks

P.S Will taking the side off of my PC help cool the GCard? I have just a stock PC, no extra cooler or anything...

Jack

A:Nvidia 8500GT overclocked temperature

Hi,

Check the information here for your card: -

Digital-Daily: GeForce 8500GT by MSI and Foxconn | Video

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I currently have an xfx nvidia 8500gt video card with 512mb. It doesnt play the latest games as well as i would like. Like on cod4 it looks choppy and seems to be not getting the greatest frame rates. I dont think that i want to spend the money to get an 8800 card so would an 8600 be a good alternative? Can an nvidia 8600gt play games like cod4 and gears of war good on high settings? How much better is the 8600 than the 8500?
 

A:Should I upgrade from Nvidia 8500gt to 8600gt?

I had an XFX 8600GT XXX Edition. I mainly used it to play COD4, and it ran it pretty good. I set the grafx and stuff to manual, but it looked better then on the Xbox 360.

8600GT goes for about $100, just save an extra $80 and get the EVGA 8800GT, there retail for about $180, and Newegg and Tigerdirect always have Mail-in-reabtes to make it even cheaper.
 

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Hey there, i overclocked my Nvidia 8500GT about an hour ago. Naturally i played a few games to test the temprature it reached to make sure it was safe...only problem being, i dont know what a safe temprature is...
I played Borderlands for around 20 minutes, then went back onto World of Warcraft.
It averages around 58-62c but that wasnt after playing for hours on end like i normally do. I overclocked with RivaTuner. So i was wondering, is 58-62c a safe temprature for it to be running on and will that increase to a harmful temprature after say...4 or 5 hours or constant play? It ran at 49c before i OC. Also my final question, my card is quite old, so will it damage it if i keep it OC?

Thanks

P.S Will taking the side off of my PC help cool the GCard? I have just a stock PC, no extra cooler or anything...

Jack

A:Nvidia 8500GT overclocked temperature

Hi,

Check the information here for your card: -

Digital-Daily: GeForce 8500GT by MSI and Foxconn | Video

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Hey guys,

I was just wondering if the 512 MB nvidia geforce 8500GT was a good card? Basically I want to know if it will run the sims 2 better then my nvidia 6150? I think the answer is obvious, but I just want to see if upgrading to the 8500 is worth the investment.

Thanks!
 

A:512MB NVIDIA GeForce 8500GT

how much are you buying it for?

I presonally would go for the nVidia 9600gt for light gaming.

But yes, 9600 > 8500 > 6150
 

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I just put the finishing touches on a mid level system. I purchased an Asus En8500GT Silent graphics card to top it off. However, when I place the card in my PCIE slot, the system makes no display through either output on the card. The card, mobo and everything else is brand new. I tried the card in two other systems, in which it worked in one, but not the other. No display, no bios, no nothing. I can boot the system with another PCIEx card successfully (1950xt radeon), but the Asus does not seem to work.

Here are my specs.

Asus EN8500GT Silent
M Audio Delta 66 Sound Card
Athlon Dual Core 4600+ (low power version)
2gb 800mhz DDR 2 Mem
500w Antec True Blue Power Supply
(2)Asus 18x LiteScribe drives
250gb Seagate Sata Drive
Elite Group C51GM-M HT2000 Nforce 6100 Chipset
 

A:Asus Nvidia 8500GT Incompatibilities?

You answered your own question... the video card is NOT compatible with the motherboard. Use the 1950xt radeon
 

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Alright so recently I purchased a NVIDIA GeFORCE 8500GT to replace my ATI Radeon x300 and I have encountered a problem and have no idea how to fix it, seeing as how I am no computer wiz I decided to post here hoping for some answers . Well when I first installed my NVIDA card it was working fine until I downloaded the drivers and was required to restart the computer. Upon restart, after the Windows XP loading screen everything was black. When I remove this card and install my ATI card, everything works perfectly. THanks for taking the time to read this over and I'm looking forward to hearing any responses that would be of ANY help.
 

A:Problem With Nvidia GeForce 8500GT

See if you can disable or remove the drivers you downloaded, then go back to download an earlier or later version. Driver problems have been a plague on this video graphics card... I don't have one, so I don't know what the final fix has been... but that reverting to an earlier or late update seemed to do the trick...
Removing or disabling the old video graphics drivers are a critical part of the task any ways.
 

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This Problem show's up when i turn on my computer.Even the provider of my pc couldn't tell me how to fix it.I must turn off and turn on my pc a several times to fix that issue.

My monitor is getting strange with a strange colors and different shapes.
 

A:Nvidia GeForce 8500GT problem

Looks like a video card issue. Try plugging in the 8500GT on another working PC to see if the same problem occurs. If it does, it's time for a GPU change.
 

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Hi I not so long ago bought a Nvidia GeForce 8500GT from maplins. A few days later my dad bought the same one from Ebay
 

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I am looking for the best way to connect my nvidia geforce 8500gt card to a non-HDTV set in another room to transfer internet movies.

I believe my card has streaming ability and the internet is running off of Comcast
cable under Windows 7 32 bit. I also have the PC going to a hard wired router.

Can I simply run a cable from the graphics card to the other room and plug it into
the TV?

The TV is a Panasonic CT27D11 with either a S-video, component plugs, or standard
video input plugs. The graphics card has TV-out and HDTV out, or it has DVI, S-video, and VGA plugs (not sure input or output). The S-video plug on the graphics
card has some peculiar 7 pin plug which I hear needs an adaptor for standard cables.

If I don't hard wire this hookup, I'm not sure if it can be done through Comcast
and/or their DVR. I'm new to this technology, so please forgive my possible
confusion on what may be a simple hookup.

sherwin

A:Internet TV off of nvidia geforce 8500gt

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sherwin


I am looking for the best way to connect my nvidia geforce 8500gt card to a non-HDTV set in another room to transfer internet movies.

I believe my card has streaming ability and the internet is running off of Comcast
cable under Windows 7 32 bit. I also have the PC going to a hard wired router.

Can I simply run a cable from the graphics card to the other room and plug it into
the TV?

The TV is a Panasonic CT27D11 with either a S-video, component plugs, or standard
video input plugs. The graphics card has TV-out and HDTV out, or it has DVI, S-video, and VGA plugs (not sure input or output). The S-video plug on the graphics
card has some peculiar 7 pin plug which I hear needs an adaptor for standard cables.

If I don't hard wire this hookup, I'm not sure if it can be done through Comcast
and/or their DVR. I'm new to this technology, so please forgive my possible
confusion on what may be a simple hookup.

sherwin


If your TV has HDMI and so does your graphics card, use that one. Otherwise, the 3 little cables, known as Audio-video-cables

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I've been having a problem where the Computer Keeps freezing up. I was running Dual monitors. When i would unplug one of the monitors to see if the problem was the second monitor i would still encounter the problem. Ive Tried rolling back the drivers and update the drivers and still having the same problem. Im Not doing any gaming at all on this computer. The computer is being used in an office.


System specs are:
Motherboard: MSI MS-7376
Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Black Edition
Video Card: GeForce 8500 GT
Memory: 2gb ddr2
 

A:Problems with Nvidia GeForce 8500GT

Are you sure it's a problem with your monitors?
Doesn't seem like it to me...
Can you please offer more information?
 

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Hi everyone this is my first time using this forum so sorry if it does not make total sense.
I recently bought a new pc with two Nvidia Geforce 8500gt graphics cards running vista 32 bit edition. When it arrived it was not set in sli mode so i changed the setting so it was, soon as i changed it i couldn't view photos in windows photo gallery it just showed a blank square where the pic should be and also the games such as solitaire did the same they showed a blank space where it should have been. Soon as i changed it back to not being sli they worked fine. I downloaded the latest driver from nividia and still no luck. Could anyone please help!!! Thanks in advance.
 

A:Nvidia Geforce 8500gt sli problems

Firstly, why SLi two low end cards when one mid end (for jut a lttle more) could do much a better job... But seen as this computer was new I would take it back to the shop, say they hadn;t set it up correctly and let them sort out anyproblems... that is what you pay em for... If you can get the cards replaced with an nVidia 8800 GT (about $300 probably the same as the combined price of the two in there now) and it will run alot, (and I mean ALOT!!!!) better graphics wise.

But, as I said, let the shop sort out any problems
 

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I have a 19" Samsung SyncMaster 932BW and a 23" Samsung SyncMaster 2333SW. I want to use both monitors, but can't seem to get it working. I plugged the 23" one into the DVI port and the 19" one into the VGA port. The DVI one works fine, but it's not picking up the VGA one under Display Settings or under nVidia Control Panel (Manage 3D setting is on Multiple Display Performance Mode). I tried just configuring one at a time (DVI first) and then restarting and installing the VGA one, but nothing happens. I tried installing the VGA one first and I couldn't even get a screen image to come up. Any suggestions?

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Tech specs from cyberpowerpc.com

CAS: TURBO X-DREAMER CASE 350 WATT W/ WINDOW & LCD Temperature Display (BLUE COLOR)
CS_FAN: Default case fans
CPU: (Sckt775)Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6850 CPU @ 3.00GHz 1333FSB 4MB L2 Cache 64-bit
CD: (Special Price) 18X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER (BLUE COLOR)
FLASHMEDIA: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (BLUE COLOR)
FAN: INTEL LGA775 CERTIFIED CPU FAN & HEATSINK
HDD: Extreme Performance (RAID-0) with 2 Identical Hard Drives (160GB (80GBx2) SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 8MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
MOTHERBOARD: (Quad-Core FSB1333) Asus P5N-E nForce 650i SLI Chipset LGA775 FSB1333 DDR2 Mainboard
MEMORY: (Req.DDR2 MainBoard)2GB (2x1GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (Corsair Value Select or Major Brand)
NETWORK: ONBOARD 10/100 NETWORK CARD
OS: NONE - FORMAT HARD DRIVE ONLY
POWERSUPPLY: 700 WATT POWER SUPPLY
SOUND: 3D WAVE ON-BOARD 5.1 SOUND CARD
SPEAKERS: 600WATT PMPO SUBWOOFER STEREO SPEAKERS
USB: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT 512MB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)
VIDEO2: NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT 512MB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)
WNC: PCI Wireless 802.11g 54Mbps Network Interface Card

Ok so when I'm playing *any* 3d game, even a low end game like Ragnarok online, it will randomly freeze my computer. It won't freeze when not playing a game, however every now and again I'll get the BSOD and it'll auto-restart.

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So I was told by microsoft that the Vista32bit up-grade would never damage my graphics card.. Well my new GeForce 8500gt worked just fine prior to install and after the install of the vista system, I could not get any options to adjust the settings which looks like Im running in safe mode .. all drivers installed and the operating system says its running fine but its not.. so then I removed and re-installed my old Geforce 6600 card and it worked fine without the drivers installed, and it is what I am stuck with now.. What could have caused this and what are my options on the matter??

Also could anyone give me a few details about this NForce410/6100 motherboard that could help me with Crashing Computer?? I have the PNY3200 Low Intensity 2x1G Strips, SB Audigy4 with 7.1speakers, 120MaxBlast, and Geforce6600(now)... The computer Sometimes freezes up and brings up the blue screen Cache Dump many times a day, and sometimes it doesn't lock up for hours.. I have done the process of elmination by removing all installed components except for the RAM, and it still crashes, so I assume its the RAM.. With that bieng said, I still feel that the Nforce410 with my AMD 64 3800+ is fast enough for what I need it for, and would like to know what brand of RAM is best for my system

Thanks and this is my first post/thread on this site, I hope to get some good intel..
 

A:Vista Upgrade blew up my NVIDIA 8500gt

Vista is not to blame for 'blowing up' your graphics card, the majority of people with the same card, that upgraded to vista, didn't have that problem, myself being one of them.

The best way to diagnose it is to hold the windows key on your keyboard and press R after installing the card obviously.

In the box type dxdiag -> click the Save all information button

I usually save to desktop so that I can delete the file easily afterwards.

attach the log here, by selecting the paperclip Icon in your reply.

something usually jumps out, monitor drivers my be generic since upgrade, graphics card may also have generic drivers. Your newer card may not work well with the generic drivers that windows assigns where the old card doesn't care.

Let me ask you this => Did you ever try going to conrol panel (make sure its on classic view) 1)do you have nvidia controls Icon? 2)did you try changing settings through there?
 

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I have Vista with 2 identical LCD monitors, The Nvidia 8500GT card supports dual outputs, (1 DVi and 1 VGA). It will 'Clone' both monitors with no problem with will not run them as 'extended desktops'. This worked fine on my old XP PC.

The Display setting show this.
and the Nvidia Control panel shows this. Any Ideas...

 

A:Dual monitor issue with NVidia 8500GT

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hi there,
i have a Integrated Intel Graphic Media Accelerator 950 graphics card built into my gigabyte 945gzm-s2 motherboard but i was wondering how much difference there is between the nvidia 8500gt and my on-board graphics. I have already got the 8500gt running in my computer but as you might already know this takes minimum 300watt psu usage and this is the issue i am recieving now. I am thinking of going back to my onboard graphics but i dont want to cause problems with youtube lagging or bbc iplayer, i wont be playing games on the computer e.g. gta but i will be playing online pool and i dont want these to lag. So please could you tell me if i should go back to my onboard or if there is a major difference between my on board and between nvidia 8500gt. By the way i think my onboard graphics memory is around 300mb and the nvidia 8500gt is 512mb but takes a lot of the psu. Please Help.!!!! REPLY ASAP.
 

A:Integrated Intel Graphic Media Accelerator 950 or nvidia 8500gt?

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Hello Guys,

Sorry if i am asking retarted stuff, i just want to know if it might be possible

I just got this my new pc, and i also got a monitor with it. The computer had a integrated intel video card, and an Nvidia 8500GT. Is it possible to plug the secondary monitor into the integrated intel card, and use the Nvidia for my main display?

Thanks in advance for helping me,

Wakawakamush

A:Dual monitor with intregrated intel card and Nvidia 8500GT

You would need to plug both monitors into the NVidia 8500GT and then configure them through the NVidia Control Panel. Generally speaking, if a computer has integrated graphics on the motherboard and a discrete graphics card is inserted, then the on-board graphics is disabled.

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Hello Everyone

I'm getting a weird response when I try to install the latest drivers for my 8500GT.

The installer will seem to progress just fine, until about halfway on the progress meter...then the computer shut's down and restarts! Here's the weird part: it continues this cycle of shutting down/restarting until I hit F8 to get it into safe mode!

I had just reformatted my harddrive and was in the process of installing everything. I read in another thread that it was suggested to put the earlier video card in(ati) before installing the new drivers (nvidia), but I figured that since I had reformatted the drive, that wouldn't be nessecary.

If only I had not misplaced the original driver cd for the nvidia card! (aarrrgh!)


Please help!
 

A:Wierd response to install of Nvidia GeForce 8500GT drivers

Hmm there's an unanswered thread here: http://forums.nvidia.com/lofiversion/index.php?t62114.html

I'm thinking try some of the older drivers
 

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wheather the graphic card support for my pc

MY CONFIGARATION AS FOLLOWS

1.ASUS M2NSE PLUS
2.ZION -RAM DDR2 4GB
3.GRAPHIC CARD NVIDIA 8500GT DDR2
3.PROCESSOR AMD ALTHON 5200+

A:my nvidia graphic card 8500GT DD2 raises temperature while playing and shutdown

I am kind of curious. What does it do when it shuts down? I have a nvidia 8800 gtx and have been fighting this nv4-display infinite loop for about five months now. When my goes whacky, I get these lines and various shades of magenta and then various codes all over my screen.

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can i install 2 geforce 8500 gt video cards i have two that splice together with an nvidia SLI the problem is that on my motherboard I only have 1 place to install a video card unless i'm not seeing the other please if any one knows how please include details on how to install or a website that has the information on how to install video cards
 

A:GeForce 8500GT video card compatibility

If you don't see the second PCI-E x16 graphics card slot, then the motherboard doesn't support SLI. You'll have to get another motherboard that does.
 

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I've been doing some basic, inexpensive upgrades to my daughter's 1 year old Dell 521. Upgraded the stock AMD 64x2 3800+ to a 64x2 5000+, upped the RAM from 1GB to 3GB, and added a 500GB HD to the original 250GB. The weak link now is the stock GeForce 7300LE 128MB video card. She does zero gaming, but does do a lot of video editing - so I'm looking for a cheap upgrade that won't force me to upgrade the PSU as well (it's Dell's 305 watt unit). I just saw on CompUSA.com a GeForce 8500GT 256MB card for $54.97 - $40 Mail in Rebate - so it's just $14.97 after rebate! Seems like a great deal to me, and it says it only requires a 300 watt PSU. So my question is - is it worth it? Will I notice a difference? Or am I just wasting my time swapping the stock video card for this one?

Appreciate anyone's thoughts on this...

Tat
 

A:video card upgrade: 7300LE to 8500GT?

Do not bother upgrading mate!

For your purposes (video editing) the 7300LE will be enough. An upgrade will only boost the 3D aka gaming performance! You will be fine! Basic video editing software will of course benefit by a faster CPU and larger RAM but not by the GPU!
 

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About a month ago I read an article from the Inquirer telling us all that a company has developed the technology to support both ATI and Nvidia Graphics cards on the same motherboard in a hybrid like SLI-Fire configuration, it has been talked about rarely but was hoped for, if theoretically it could offer better performance than 2 identical graphics cards in the same configuration. This company claims that an Nvidia GTX275 and an ATI 4890 in "SLI-Fire" can offer better frame rates than 2xGTX275's or 2x4890's (having your cake and eating it too). If this was truly the case, we could all benefit from this, There wouldn't be ATI vs Nvidia wars, it would be someone boasting that: "my GTX 395 in SLI-Fire with a 5970 kills anything out there and it runs faster than 2 of the same VGA's in SLI or CrossFire" this will then become a race to find the best combination of cards to put in a mobo especially if there are 3 or 4x PCI 2.0 slots.

You can find the article below, but Im not too sure if ATI and Nvidia will play nice and encourage motherboard manufacturers to integrate this "hydra" chip into their mobo's (royalties and all that for this new company) only time will tell, but this will take time to come into production if it ever does come to pass
Lucid makes multi-gpus easy - The Inquirer

This is Lucid's website for those a bit sceptical about the article on the Inquirer
http://www.lucidlogix.com/index.html

A:SLI-Fire: Nvidia and ATI on the same board?

Originally Posted by d3aths3rver


About a month ago I read an article from the Inquirer telling us all that a company has developed the technology to support both ATI and Nvidia Graphics cards on the same motherboard in a hybrid like SLI-Fire configuration, it has been talked about rarely but was hoped for, if theoretically it could offer better performance than 2 identical graphics cards in the same configuration. This company claims that an Nvidia GTX275 and an ATI 4890 in "SLI-Fire" can offer better frame rates than 2xGTX275's or 2x4890's (having your cake and eating it too). If this was truly the case, we could all benefit from this, There wouldn't be ATI vs Nvidia wars, it would be someone boasting that: "my GTX 395 in SLI-Fire with a 5970 kills anything out there and it runs faster than 2 of the same VGA's in SLI or CrossFire" this will then become a race to find the best combination of cards to put in a mobo especially if there are 3 or 4x PCI 2.0 slots.

You can find the article below, but Im not too sure if ATI and Nvidia will play nice and encourage motherboard manufacturers to integrate this "hydra" chip into their mobo's (royalties and all that for this new company) only time will tell, but this will take time to come into production if it ever does come to pass
Lucid makes multi-gpus easy - The Inquirer



i know ''Hydra'' is in the works & does look promising, i did hear somewhere ATI have agreed t... Read more

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Hello,

I recently installed Win 7 Enterprise 64 bit on new setup and I'm quite happy with performance. I noticed however slight but quite annoying screen flickering, especially when reproducing dark shaded colours. It looks more like some interference, but I think it's not supposed to happen. I installed recent NVIDIA driver (191.07) but the problem persists.

Here's my configuration:

AMD Athlon II X2 250
ASUS M4N78 PRO
NVIDIA 8300 on board
WD 15EADS
Seasonic 430W
Scythe Shuriken Big Cooler
Silverstone Lascala LC17
AOC LCD 17" Screen

Any ideas for solving the issue?

Thanx in advance

A:NVIDIA 8300 on board and flickering

Hi.

I don't know about your monitor(s) but if they are dvi capable with a port for it, use dvi cable(s) to connect to the graphics card.

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Hi all,

Has been a long long time since i've returned to these forums, but i've always got the best advice and info from u guys!

Basically, i am getting confused with the hype of Physx and dedicating a GPU to act fully on Physx.

I have an intel chipset P35 Asus P5KE-E mobo which will support crossfire etc but i am sticking with Nvidia. I currently have a 9600 GT overclocked and want to upgrade to a 280 gtx. Can i whack the 9600 gt into the second (x4) pci express port and dedicate the whole card to physx whilst having the 280 in the pci-e x16 slot??

I'm sure i have read that this is possible but knowing my luck, it has to be in an sli capable mobo?!


Thanks in advance



Jonny
 

A:2 Nvidia Cards on non-sli board (for physx?)

it has to be SLI because ATI and nVidia uses different i think technologies and it works on a different basis
but there is a mobo which will be coming out that supports both Crossfire and SLI
i think intel will do it but i cant remember what model it will be :S
 

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its really dirty i mean i cant even get the board dust out its like stuck to it hard any way like liquid something to get it out?

A:Found a Nvidia GT 218 or 210 or something how to clean the board!

Right here: https://www.radioshack.com/precision...l#.VHFZEGchCCg
Literally... you spray this stuff onto your circuit boards and use the brush to scrub dirt and dust off. Follow the instructions on the can to the letter!
I used this stuff on a Pioneer stereo receiver that had been used in a guy's garage and was coated with years of sawdust, and then left out on the curb in a rain shower. After using this stuff as directed, that receiver worked just fine and lasted me another six years.

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I know about apples and oranges, but I think I might have a unique question.

I have an MSI K9N4 SLI (Nvidia Nforce 500 chipset) mobo, I've been using ATI cards and I have some questions about attempting to SLI them.

My first question:
Is it even possible for my to use SLI with ATI cards?

My second question:
If it's possible, will my performance be degraded for mixing them?

My third question:
Can you SLI two different cards? I have an Radeon x1650 Pro and a Radeon HD 2600XT.

And my last question:
Will my 2600XT have to step down to meet my x1650?

Thanks much, guys!
 

A:Solved: Nvidia board, ATI cards, can I SLI?

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Hi there,

Tried in vain to find an answer to this one.

I have heard that maybe some versions of Windows 7, such as Starter or Home Basic, will not permit the automatic switching to a stand alone graphic card (Nvidia or ATI Radeon).

I wish to find out if this is correct and if so, which versions are restricted? I use Photoshop and play HD video files up to 2GB in size, so I want to ensure switching is performed for improved graphical performance. Based on this finding, I can then decide what O/S to buy with a new laptop I'm about to purchase.

Thank you,
Pete

A:Which 7 works when switching from Intel on board to Nvidia/ATI gfx?

There is no such restriction. It is a function of the hardware and drivers. But really why would you chose to use Starter or Basic in the first place? That would make no sense. Home Premium should be the lowest version you should go for.

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Hi there folks!

I am having trouble with my new Fujitsu laptop. I have an onboard GPU (Intel(R) HD Graphics Family) and a non-onboard NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M GPU. I have Windows 7 Home Premium and the latest drivers for my NVIDIA video card. I also obviously have DirectX 11 installed, since I have Win7.

Now, the problem is that although Windows detects both GPUs, it uses the Intel one (this was true both before installing the latest NVIDIA driver and before that).

I know it's using the Intel one since: 1. If I go to Control Panel->Display->Change display settings->Advanced settings, the Properties window for the Intel GPU pops up; 2. If I go to Intel(R) Graphics and Media Control Panel, under Options and Support->Information Center, it says "Processor Graphics In Use: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000"; and 3. Graphics quality/performance is way too low for the NVIDIA GPU.

I tried disabling the Intel HD thing in Device Manager, but all that happened was that the screen went blank, so I restarted my computer, booted into Safe Mode (the screen wasn't blank there), re-enabled the Intel, and then restarted Windows into normal mode (and obviously I still had the problem with Windows not using the NVIDIA GPU.

Also, if I go into NVIDIA Control Panel (click the system tray icon and click "Customize which programs use the GPU"), under "Manage 3D Settings", if I add a game to the list of "programs to customize" (in the Program Settings ta... Read more

A:Problems switching from on-board GPU to NVIDIA GPU on Win7

Also, I don't see any edit button for my first post, so I'm going to double post to specify that I have the Service Pack 1.

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GigaByte Board with Nvidia or Intel Chipset
and which board should i prefer with price
budget 3k
or
should i go for another company like Asus
 

A:Gigabyte Board with Nvidia or Intel Chipset

Reply me urgent
 

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Hey !

I got this nice little head scratcher, I bought an Asus P5Q-EM DO motherboard and I`m having problems when I try to install my Nvidia 9800 GT card drivers.

After switching my boards, I did a fresh windows Media Center Ed. 2005 SP2 install, did all the updates for it, now when I went to install my Nvidia drivers things didn`t go too well.

The install programs runs fine, until the installation status bars nears 100%. That`s when I get a black screen with only a flashing ''_'' in the upper left corner and there`s almost no apparent PC activity. If I reboot, my pc freezes on the XP loading screen. I have to remove the device in safe mode and use the generic VGA drivers.

There are a few options in the bios to decide which graphics controller to use as the primary boot device. Configuration options: [IGD] [PCI/IGD] [PCI/PEG] [PEG/IGD] [PEG/PCI]. But Asus doesn`t give any clear indications as to what is what in these options.
Any Ideas ? Is this bios related at all ?
 

A:Asus Board & Nvidia card not in Love

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Should there be any problem using nVIDIA nforce4 drivers from their website on an ASUS A8N-E board with the nvidia nforce4 ultra chipset? Is there any advantage to using the nvidia drivers, if possible? Or are the ASUS ones good enough? Installing from ASUS drivers seems to be just running nVIDIA install files but the version numbering appears to be different... what the deal?
 

A:Using nVIDIA chipset drivers on ASUS board

Yes you can use the NForce4 drivers from the Nvidia website instead of the ASUS provided ones. One possible advantage is that the Nvidia provided drivers are the latest and may include new performance tweaks and compatibility fixes.

Asus in many cases uses their own numbering scheme. Its best to go by date. Sometimes ASUS makes small tweaks of their own to the drivers, like putting in their own logo, but the driver is basically the same one that NVidia released, although like I said before it might be an older version of the driver.
 

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Hi there folks!

I am having trouble with my new Fujitsu laptop. I have an onboard GPU (Intel® HD Graphics Family) and a non-onboard NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M GPU. I have Windows 7 Home Premium (Service Pack 1) and the latest drivers for my NVIDIA video card. I also obviously have DirectX 11 installed, since I have Win7.

Now, the problem is that although Windows detects both GPUs, it uses the Intel one (this was true both before installing the latest NVIDIA driver and before that).

I know it's using the Intel one since: 1. If I go to Control Panel->Display->Change display settings->Advanced settings, the Properties window for the Intel GPU pops up; 2. If I go to Intel® Graphics and Media Control Panel, under Options and Support->Information Center, it says "Processor Graphics In Use: Intel® HD Graphics 3000"; and 3. Graphics quality/performance is way too low for the NVIDIA GPU.

I tried disabling the Intel HD thing in Device Manager, but all that happened was that the screen went blank, so I restarted my computer, booted into Safe Mode (the screen wasn't blank there), re-enabled the Intel, and then restarted Windows into normal mode (and obviously I still had the problem with Windows not using the NVIDIA GPU.

Also, if I go into NVIDIA Control Panel (click the system tray icon and click "Customize which programs use the GPU"), under "Manage 3D Settings", if I add a game to the list of "programs to customiz... Read more

A:Problems switching from on-board GPU to NVIDIA GPU on Win7

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer.

Have you tried booting into your computer's BIOS setup utility and change the settings for your on-board and add-on card?

I do not know what motherboard you have since you did not include that information, so I can not say exactly how your BIOS is designed for menu options, but you might want to do some investigating in your BIOS to make those changes stick once your operating system takes over the boot process.

Bruce.

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Hi there folks!

I am having trouble with my new Fujitsu laptop. I have an onboard GPU (Intel(R) HD Graphics Family) and a non-onboard NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M GPU. I have Windows 7 Home Premium and the latest drivers for my NVIDIA video card. I also obviously have DirectX 11 installed, since I have Win7.

Now, the problem is that although Windows detects both GPUs, it uses the Intel one (this was true both before installing the latest NVIDIA driver and before that).

I know it's using the Intel one since: 1. If I go to Control Panel->Display->Change display settings->Advanced settings, the Properties window for the Intel GPU pops up; 2. If I go to Intel(R) Graphics and Media Control Panel, under Options and Support->Information Center, it says "Processor Graphics In Use: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000"; and 3. Graphics quality/performance is way too low for the NVIDIA GPU.

I tried disabling the Intel HD thing in Device Manager, but all that happened was that the screen went blank, so I restarted my computer, booted into Safe Mode (the screen wasn't blank there), re-enabled the Intel, and then restarted Windows into normal mode (and obviously I still had the problem with Windows not using the NVIDIA GPU.

Also, if I go into NVIDIA Control Panel (click the system tray icon and click "Customize which programs use the GPU"), under "Manage 3D Settings", if I add a game to the list of "programs to customize" (in the Program S... Read more

A:Problems switching from on-board GPU to NVIDIA GPU on Win7

Also, I don't see any edit button for my first post, so I'm going to double post to specify that I have the Service Pack 1.
 

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I am confused as to the specs on this board: FIC AU13 AMD System Board - nVidia nForce2 SPP-128 + MCP-T

What I need to know first is what is the FSB for it? One review/spec says 333/266/200 mhz System Data Bus
max and another says 400 mhz. Which is it?

http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1369

http://www.fic.com.tw/product/motherboard/1stmainboard_detail.aspx?model_id=118

It says it "supports" 400 mhz, but is that as god as "runs at" 400 mhz? I'm sorry but I am just not clear on this.

Second, what is a good price for this board at both specs (333 & 400)?

I am trying to decide my processor and even possibly whether I should return the motherboard because I believed it to be 400 mhz and am unsure as well as to the price. I got a bundled deal with a Thermaltake III Xaser with 420 watt PS and this board for $300.

I would prefer a FSB of 400mhz, so any suggestions if this board is not the right one?

thx
DL
 

A:FIC AU13 AMD System Board - nVidia nForce2 SPP-128 + MCP-T

US Dollars? Paid a little too much.

The case (if complete with fans) is about $150, the PSU - if its the generic 420watt PSU is about $20.

The board is about $120~130.

You only need the 400mhz DDR (3200) is if youre using an AMD3200.

I'd get the ASUS board, which is reviewed on the bottom of that page.... (BTW: the AGP warning light DOES come in handy... but its rare). notice its heatsink is bigger. Or to save a few bucks, get the MSI... also a very good design.

That Thermaltake case is very well built, but it has some issues, check it out here: http://ap.terrabox.com/rpc

Different front, same guts and problems.... but its an awsome case.
 

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OK, just a quickie here. I really want to get an N-force mobo. I have heard good things about them. However, I will probally want to put an ATI card into it. Will it make any difference what so ever to the performance of games etc or do NForce 2 boards simply prefer Nvidia cards?

cheers
Tom
 

A:Will an N-Force Board work better with an NVidia gfx card?

None whatsoever. It will work just as well with an ATI card as it will with an nVidia.
 

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Evening all!

I have been trying (in vain) to install a PNY GeForce 6200 Graphics card.

I removed the existing board from the Device Manager prior to removing the old board and fitting the new one.
After fitting the new board and rebooting, I am presented with the "New Hardware Found" wizard. I canceled this and ran the drivers from the supplied CD (I already have DirectX9 installed). After the driver installation had completed - the setup prog. said the drivers had been successfully installed, I rebooted, after which the "New Hardware Found" wizard appeared as the card had not installed.

The card is recognised as being on board by the computer, and if I try to install the drivers either via the above wizard, or via the Device Manager and using the reinstall drivers option, it recognizes the card and looks for drivers.
I have pointed it towards the Driver CD, and also to a folder on my Hard Disk where I have downloaded the latest drivers. the installation process seems OK, but then I have the message "There was a problem installing this hardware, Video Controller (VGA compatible). An error occured during the installation of the device. The data is invalid".

I have disabled all items (Inc. Virus Killer) in the system tray and removes all references to Nvidia that I can find.

I am running XP Pro with SP2, have plenty of H. Disk space and otherwise exceed the min. requirements of the board.

All ideas and help will be much appreciated!!!!!
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A:Problem installing Nvidia Graphics Board

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First, my specs. P51 with Xeon processor, 64GB of ram, Win 10 Pro, NVIDIA Quadro M2200 Video, Intel HDGraphics P630 Video, Docking Station.  I have two external monitors via my docking station, one on the VGA other on the HDMI port. I also have two monitors via Sabrent USB to VGA devices. While I was out of town last week, Windows delivered an update to the Intel P630 graphics. Got home, put my P51 in the docking station. Bam, video driver keeps crashing, reverting to the basic driver and disabling all my external monitors.  I finally tracked it to the Intel P630 driver, I can uninstall it and reboot and it works fine for a while, but then after a reboot it crashes again.  I've tried reinstalling the NVIDIA driver from both their site and the Lenvo support site, no change. I looked for the P630 driver, but couldn't find it on the Lenovo site, at least as an independant download. It may be included in some other download. I did try getting the P630 from the Intel site, but what I downloaded said it wasn't compaitble with my machine.  Right now it has the same image on the internal monitor and the two monitors hooked to the docking station. Yes, the exact same image on three monitors, which shouldn't be possible under Windows. The two monitors coming in over USB seem to be OK and not have the "same desktop everywhere" issue.  I actually have two docking stations with external monitors, I have an office upstairs in my h... Read more

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Hi,

Very frastrated as I spend a lot of money trying to fix the problem with installing my Gigabyte Nvidia GTX560 256 bit graphic card ?

Replaced old power supply 500watt with a 850watt gaming power supply? and still can not install the drivers.
Took it to a IT company and tested the card, all ok. placed the card into a other PC, running ok ?
IT company said the MSi board is not compatible to the graphic card?

PC Spec's
Intell i3 3.3ghz processor
4 gig ram
850 watt power supply

A:nvidia gtx560 drivers wont install on my Msi board

Not all MB are compatible with every VC , so check the specs of Your MB.

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I have this as part of an emachines computer. I want to upgrade the dual core processor inside it to a quad core. Is this motherboard compatible?
 

A:Question about NVIDIA GeForce 7050 Main board.

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My system configuraion

AMD 3200+
ATI Xpress200 motherboard
512 MB RAM
160 GB Hard disk

Can anyone tell me can use nvidia PCI express graphics card.

Radhakrishnan
 

A:Can i install nVidia PCI Express Card on ATI XPress 200 board

It should work. I don't think ati chipsets require ati cards, nor nvidia chipsets nvidia cards.
 

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