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emachines T6216 - adding a video card

Q: emachines T6216 - adding a video card

I have an emachines T6216 which has built in nvidia geforce 6100. I would like to install nvidia geforce gt 610 card which has onboard memory. How do I disable the built in graphics? The settings in BIOS do not appear to disable built in no matter how I configure. Any thoughts or help would be greatly appreciated. This is a dual boot system with Windows XP and Ubuntu 12.04.

Preferred Solution: emachines T6216 - adding a video 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.)

A: emachines T6216 - adding a video card

inserting a card generally disables the onboard

your psu will need to be up here to run the card



boot from the onboard
in the device manager disable the onboard
if the card is listed uninstall it
turn the computer off
install the card
change the video cable from the onboard to the card
reboot into the bios
check to see if you can disable the onboard in there and set it to detect agp or pcie first
save and exit the bios tapping f8 and choose vga mode
when windows finishes booting
disable a/virus
install your drivers for the card
reboot the computer

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Hi all,
I tried to upgrade my t6216 (3200+, MSI K8NGM2-L to an opteron 165-it should work see (www.msi.com.tw/program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_cpu_support_detail.php?UID=702&kind=1). My PSU is an ATX coolermaster rated at 29amps on the dual 12v rails and 430 watts with a BFG7950GT card and just the one internal hardrive. The opteron did not even POST though. I had my bios updated by emachines in July 2006. Emachines won't answer any questions about the bios and its been greyed out all over the place, I suspect this is the problem? Any ideas on how to get this processor working? I have a technician to help me. Otherwise I will just get a new motherboard and case as i cant see any microATX boards that are worthwhile buying if i get a new board. I will be using the opteron for statistical modelling using large datasets in R "not overclocking" although a little bit wouldnt hurt with a good board.

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I accidentally removed three cables and need help replugging back into T6216 motherboard.

The three cables (two wires each) are identified as HDD LED, POWER LED, and POWER SW.

The connect pins on the motherboard are color coded.

Can someone identify the correct color code for these three plugs.

Thanks in advance.

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My son uses an eMachines T5088 desktop PC. Of course it's a budget PC at best. I believe the power supply is 300 watts. It's currently using the onboard intel graphics. We were hoping to set up dual monitors for a new job he can do from home. There is a PCI-E x16 expansion slot I can use for a video card. I have a couple of issues I thought you guys might have some insight on. Are there Dual monitor capable video cards that this PC can power adequately. If they exist, are they very expensive. I assume the card just needs to have 2 different outputs that are compatible with the 2 monitors(digital and analogue). I also assume that two monitors fed from one PC can only display only one image, as opposed to two different images since there's only one video source.

At my sons place of work they're actually using a USB to monitor adapter to send a video signal to the second monitor. I saw one for $42. I guess that's just a shortcut for not installing the appropriate video card.

Sorry for all the questions but I obviously know nothing about setting up dual monitors properly. I don't want to buy a video card if it's not going to work out. Thanks

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ok i have an emachines t3104 and it says that it has an AGP slot in it... and from everything i hear an AGP slot is brown... the only slots on my mother board are white(im assuming PCI??) and this purple one (???) but when i look at my bios it says that i have an AGP slot and AGP 2.0/3.0 drivers...

i just bought an EVGA Nvidia e-GeForce 5500 (AGP version) but i cannot find the slot to put it in... Please help im a noob at modding a computer...

A:uhh help pleaaaasse with my AGP Video card and emachines t3104

Does the card fit in the purple slot. It doesn't have to be brown though that is the most common color. There's been a lot of changes to motherboards recently with some manufacturers getting a little fancier with their boards. The specs I saw on that machine read 3 PCI and 1 AGP so you should be set.

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My onboard video is not up to snuff - it may or may not be the IGP video on the motherboard, but I would like to put a VIdeo card in and see how things look with a new video card to replace the onboard video.

Can anyone tell me what video card would be good (doesn't have to be high end), and also, what wattage power supply should I get and is there a vendor who has both? Perhaps on ebay, a recommended eMachines upgrade or something?

Thanks. I'll keep an eye out for stuff on ebay. I guess it might be hard to find a PCI video card for such an old machine.

I realize that I will have to go into the Control Panel under Devices and disable the onboard chip before rebooting with the new card installed.

I guess I could use a PCI Express Graphics card or something like that?

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I am new to pc building and upgrading and have hit a snafu. I have a emachines T6520. The only thing in it that is original is the motherboard/cpu and the cd drives. i wanted to upgrade from my onboard video to something better to get the load of my mobo. I am trying to install a saphire ATI Raedon HD3450. Notthing to powerful because i am not a super gamer. When i install the card it makes my computer slower than a old man getting out of a bath tub. it takes almost a half an hour for my pc to fully load. I have 2 gb of ram and prior to upgrading the card installed a 550w psu. I disabled the onboard graphics and configed the BIOS how emachine support told me to. still the pc is so slow it is useless. when i have the card in with the monitor pluged in to it, my resolutions is very low so i know it is not taking it. i installed the ATI drivers prior slotting the card. my mother board is a MS-7145 RS480 754P K8 IXP400. Please help, got my new video card in a box on a shelf doing nothing.

A:Problems with new video card in emachines T6520

Usually it's a sign of the drivers not installed, but you said that you did this already.

I haven't checked if that card suits your computer, ie multiplier (8X ?)
Other than that DOA Video card

No they both are 16X PCI-E, actually the video card should automatically select

So I say faulty card (or PCI-E slot) or mounting (you need to press hard (but not too hard!)

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Yes I know... This computer is pretty old, but it still works well. I'm willing to invest in this because this is my gaming computer. I've already upgraded my RAM from 256MB to 2GB (which is the max for this, sadly). Are there any video cards that are compatible for my computer? If there is, please let me know. Thank you

Current video card:
Video Adapter ATI RADEON XPRESS 200 Series
Video Processor 41 00 54 00 49 00 20 00 52 00 41 00 44 00 45 00 4F 00 4E 00 20 00 58 00 50 00 52 00 45 00 53 00 53 00 20 00 32 00 30 00 30 00 20 00 53 00 65 00 72 00 69 00 65 00 73 00 20 00 28 00 30 00 78 00 35 00 41 00 36 00 31 00 29 00 00 00
Adapter DAC Type 49 00 6E 00 74 00 65 00 72 00 6E 00 61 00 6C 00 20 00 44 00 41 00 43 00 28 00 34 00 30 00 30 00 4D 00 48 00 7A 00 29 00 00 00
PCI ID 0x1002 / 0x5A61 (ATI Technologies Inc / Radeon XPRESS 200 SERIES)
PCI sub ID 0x107B / 0x6047 (Gateway 2000)
Memory 128 MBytes
BIOS Date 05/10/04
DirectX DirectX 9.0

I'm not sure what my computer's maximum for a video card is (if there is a such a thing, I only know about the RAM's maximum, I apologize, I'm only 15).

A:Video card upgrade for Emachines T3152

The key question on upgrading the video card is how powerful is the PSU. Please provide the make and model number of it and the total wattage and how many volts on the 12v leg. If you are not sure how to do this or what I am asking for, take a look at this page - about half way down.


The rest of the page - and webiste - also provide good info about upgrading a video card so you might want to browse it too. But don't expect to be able to put too strong a video card in it. You might find some helpful information on low power requirement video cards on this page of the above site:


Although it is targeted at general purpose and HTPC systems, some of the faster cards on that page do allow some basic gaming.

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I am trying to upgrade the video card on Model T2460 Emachines to a XFX Geforce 7800GS AGP 256mb DDR3 DVI/VGA/tv_out card.

My computer has the following:

2400 AMD Athlon XP Home Edition Processor

256 MD DDR

3D ProSavage8 w/ available AGP slot (this is the vid card)

60 GB Hard Drive

Model T2460 Emachines

I am having issues installing. When I started I disabled the video card, and shut down the CPU. When I booted back up, I had no graphics after replacing old card with new card. I switched back to the old card, and still no graphics. I had to keyboard control my way through and went into properties to enable the card, still nothing. I unplugged the card. I popped the system battery out for a little bit for the motherboard to reset and system came back to normal I think. Can anyone help me replace the card? Thanks in advance!

A:Upgrading Video card on Model T2460 Emachines

So you are deleting the old video drivers, shutting down the system, installing new card and plugging monitor into the new card, booting up and getting NOTHING on screen?

Couple questions:

1. Do you have your PSU connection going directly to the video card?
2. Scary question. Tell us a bit more about your PSU.... how many watts?

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Hello all. Perhaps you can help me.

A while ago, a few friends of mine got new computers, and gave me their old ones. So I've cobbled together a fairly decent little computer using an eMachines T1220 (Celeron @ 1.6GHz or so) as a base. My only issue with it was that it was seriously lacking in the video department, so I jumped on Tiger Direct earlier this week and got a Diablotek ATi Radeon 9000 PCI 64MB video card. It came last night, so I tore into the computer and popped it in.

At first, things went as I thought they should. Windows (2000) screamed for new drivers, I told it to keep its pants on, then ran the driver install from the accompanying CD. Install finished fine, then I clicked the reboot button, and... darkness. It's been doing the same thing since then - I start it up, the thing beeps a morse code "d" at me (-..), and nothing shows up, regardless of whether I plug the monitor into the video card or the onboard video port.

To get anything to show up, I have to take the new card out, so when I go to the bios to disable the onboard video, it doesn't give me the option to do so. Same story no matter which of the 3 PCI slots I put the thing in. The power supply is 250W, though I'm not sure if that even matters, since I don't need to plug any extra power into the card.

I know I can do much better than an eMachine, but I'm not looking to have a beast of a gaming PC - I just want something I can do some homework (digit... Read more

A:EMachines T1220 video card install problems

Ive known some new agp cards wont run in older machines something to do the voltage, i didnt know of any problems with pci cards though.

What actually happens when you take the card out, can you get the computer to boot up then?

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Hi, I have an eMachines T3522 desktop PC and the video card installed on there is an old crappy Matrox Mystic Mystique 4MB ! I can't afford a new computer. So a decent video card would be alright. Any suggestions on what to do? Thanks so much

It has an available PCI-Express slot so I need to find a video card that would be great for playing this game called Tales of Pirates. The requirements are at least 256MB for a graphics card..

:SPECS of eMachines T3522:
Windows XP, Home Editon Version 2002 (Service Pack 3)
Intel Celeron D Processor 352
3.33 GHz
501MB of RAM

also, i have another old pc, and it has 512MB RAM, 7.85GB hard drive, (3.35GB free space left), nVidia Rita TNT2/TNT2 Pro 32MB video card installed.. I am not sure if my videocard is an PCI-Express or not.

A:Solved: What is a good video card(gaming) for an eMachines T3522 pc?

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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?

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JTM said:


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?


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I have a motherboard with the video adapter onboard. Problem is I don't have any drivers for the motherboard or its video. So my resolution is stuck at 16 color.

If I put a PCI Video adapter in the computer, do I need to change anything on the motherboard. I would thinking to just buy a cheap video card with drivers and install.

Now I remember seeing a bunch of jumpers and I hope you will not tell me that I may need to change a jumper because the jumpers are beyond me. I have no documentation for that motherboard.

I hope I can just Plug n Play. What do you guys think???

A:Adding a video card to a video on motherboard system???

i would first check the BIOS menu of your motherboard to see if the onboard video can be turned off there. If so, then you're all set.

If not, then post the exact manufacturer of your motherboard and the model and someone here can probably find info on it for you...

In fact, someone might even be able to get drivers for your onboard video!!

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Okay, so I just got a new computer, this one:


I'd like to upgrade by adding the max amount of memory and a new video card - probably this one, http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicat...812&SRCCODE=PRICEGRABBER&CMP=OTC-PRICEGRABBER

Thing is, I'm not sure if the power supply can take it - I'm kind of a newb to this stuff. Is there any way you guys could tell me what my power supply is and if I'll need another one?

Thanks in advance.. I really appreciate any help.

A:Adding a new video card.. help?

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I'm thinking of adding a video card to my 1 year old HP desktop. Is there a site or way to figure out if a card would give me a decent improvement? My HP is an AMD A8 6500 (3.5 GHz) with INTEGRATED Radeon HD 8570D graphics card, which seems pretty fast as it is, but I'd like to add a budget or midrange card ($50-$150). I don't need top end performance, just a decent improvement. Would a budget card even improve the performance at all? Also, if I add a card, do I have to reassign the memory that was used for the integrated card to the processor, or does that happen automatically? TIA

A:Will Adding New Video Card Help??

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I need help installing a graphics card on a ASUS M3N78-EM motherboard, which has an onboard video card. The graphics card I wanna install is an NVIDIA 9800 GTX.

What fo I need 2 do??

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I have a Dell XPS 8700 D250S1 and I'm wanting to add a third monitor, with a second video card.
What video card would you recommend?

Thanks in advance.

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MY computer specs are:
perating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.150202-1526)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gateway
System Model: DX4860
BIOS: BIOS Date: 10/31/11 10:13:44 Ver: 04.06.04
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.0GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8096MB RAM
Page File: 4709MB used, 11480MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 64bit Unicode

I am vondering can i add a video card to my system? I want to play game star citizen with it if its possible. Games requirments are:
Minimum System Requirements
Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit) – Service Pack 1, Windows 8 (64 bit)
DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM
Quad core CPU
8GB Memory

Any help would be apriciated ty.

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I want to use dual monitors. I bought a Y-splitter, but all that does is show the same thing on both screens. I believe I need to install a second video card. According to manual, I have a pci express x16 card slot open and a pci express X1 card slot. Is it possible to use either one of these and would you recommend a card.

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I need to run dual monitors on this computer. I purchased an EVGA GEFORCE GT 610 video card with dual DVI outputs. The card specifications say the PC power supply needs to be 300 watts, and have 16 amps of +12 V available, which the power supply in the Envy 700-216 meets. Plugging the card in results in no booting, no video out of either the card or the on-board video, and 8 beeps. Don't know if the card is just not compatible, or the card is defective, or the PC has a problem. Is there anything I can check to narrow down the problem? Thanks, audioconsultant  

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A:Adding video card to HP Envy 700-216

Hi: When you install a non-HP video card on any HP PC that came with Windows 8 or newer from the factory, you need to change two BIOS settings before adding your new video card. Please see this link for what settings to change...you will need to remove the video card if you have not done so already to change the settings. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03653200/  

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Hi! This is my first post on this forum and I hope someone can help me out.

I'm trying to add a ATI Rage Pro Turbo PCI video card and I am probably doing things in the wrong order and i am nervous i'll end up without any display. I have on-board graphics on my motherboard (Gigabyte K8VM800MAE) and in the manual it says that on-board graphics is automatically disabled when you add a graphics card. So in Device Manager I uninstalled the on-board graphics, shut down, and installed the ATI card in PCI 1. I connected my monitor to the new card and restarted. Monitor says no signal. I hooked the monitor back to the old output and i have display but with lower resolution than I had before (i was able to change back to proper resolution) . I went back to Device Manager and the on-board graphics was still there and the new ATI card was recognized too. In Properties it says: Device cannot start (Code 10).

What am I doing wrong?


Acer Aspire T135
AMD Sempron 3300+
2.0 GHz
160 GB HD
Gigabyte K8VM800MAE Motherboard

Windows XP Home Edition

A:Adding Video Card - Won't Work

Double check your cable. Make sure you didn't bend any pins.

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My sister has an old HP running Windows ME. It has a 233Mhz Pentium CPU and 96MB of RAM. She needs to get a new video card for her computer (The one she has got bent up during transport to their new house). My question is: Can I get any video card for her computer or will certain one's not work in her computer? I know I need to get a PCI video card, because that is the slot she has available, but is there anything else I need to consider, since this is such an old machine?

Thanks in advance for any help.

A:Adding video card to old computer

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Ok I'm new here so sorry if I'm writing in the wrong place!
To the question at hand.
I own a PC with a AsRock 4Core1333-eSATA2 motherboard, and a power supply of 450 W.
So my question is would it be abble to run the Gigabyte ATI HD 6570 OC 1GB video card.
I'm looking to upgrade my pc with out spending too much money. And I'm thinking of adding 2 plates Kingston DIMM DDR2 1 GB 800 MHz to the 2 that I already have.
I don't really have an idea of what I'm doing so I need some help.

Thank you!

A:Choosing a video card and adding RAM

I believe the 6500 series cards require at least a 500 Watt power supply so you will most likely require a power supply upgrade as well if you choose that card.

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Hi, I have bought HP ENVY - 15-as102nx just now and I don't have any graphic card in it. I feel it necessary now and would like to add a new one. Is it possible, if possible will it effect my warranty.

A:Adding Video Card Newly

Hi, Your machine does not have a place to add video card. The integrated video chip is soldered to the motherboard. By the way, we can't add or change video card on nearly all consumer laptops. Regards.

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Hello everyone, I have an HP pc model H8-1010 with the OEM AMD Radeon HD 6450 video card and I was wondering I it would be possible to add another video card to one of the 3 PCI Express x1 slots for the purpose of capturing and recording video. Thank you for any help.

A:Solved: Help with adding a video card

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I am upgrading a Dell. I just successfully installed an additional 128MB Ram. However the problem is with the Video Card. It already has onboard video with a pathetic 8MB of Video Ram. I got a nvidia e-TNT 2 M64 PCI video card and installed it. The neat little installer program first removed all the old drivers, then installed the new ones. Everything was going good untill I realized that I couldn't get a signal through the new PCI card until I reinstalled the drivers on the onboard display adapter and set up the TNT card as a SECONDARY monitor. But that's not what I want to do.

-->I want to stop using the onboard adapter (with 8MB) and use the new TNT card (with 32MB) as my primary (and ONLY) display.

I can go into Display Properties, enable monitor 2 (the TNT), move the position of the two monitors around, but I can't disable monitor 1 (the onboard) and I can't set 2 as the primary. The option to set 2 as primary is greyed out and the option to unset 1 from being primary is also greyed out. The only option I have is A: use the onboard only or B: use both moniters and stretch the display across both. If I try to uncheck the "display screen across both monitors, it disables monitor 2.

btw, when this Dell boots up, all that is displayed is the Dell splash screen with no options, it doesn't display the POST, it goes directly from the Dell logo to the Windows 98 logo.

also, there are no AGP slots, just 2 ISA and 4 PCI. And there is only o... Read more

A:{RESOLVED}Trouble adding Video card - TNT 2 M64

Try this

in device manager, remove both display adapter cards and restart. On restart hit the escape key to hopefully get rid of the dell logo. Press Ctrl Alt Enter to enter bios setup. Look for an option to initiate display first, set it to pci(thinking that the onboard is agp. Save and exit and see if it works.

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I saw a D815EEA post recently on this forum section made by TANSOCAL and I knew from the answers I saw I could get some great advice and suggestions on video cards and RAM upgrades for my PC.

Here's my problem: I can't run more than 2-3 apps w/out low memory freezes and slowdowns. My PC needs are not high-end (for now), so I figure upgrading my RAM and video may help. I need a stable system for some web design and work projects where I'll be running Adobe, Macromedia and Office software. I have tweaked my system for better PC (RAM/startup managers, etc.) and DSL (3Mbps) performance and updated all my OS/HW drivers.

Here's what I got:

- An Intel D815EEA mobo w/a PIII 933MHz and PC100 3CL 128SDRAM chip
- 4x AGP slot - the video is integrated Intel 82815 graphic controller
- Latest Windows 98SE and hardware drivers and DirectX 9.0c
- Audio (SoundMAX 3D Sensaura) and LAN are also integrated
- 30GB ATA Primary Fat32 and 60GB ATA slave (routinely fragmented)
- 15" Elements Cyclone 7A monitor mainly run @ 1024x 16-bit resolution

The motherboard will only recognize 512RAM (@ max 133MHz speed). One website I found offers a $58 256MB PC133 2CL SDRAM chip, a $55 AGP Radeon 128MB 9200SE. I also found a $30 64MB Radeon 9200SE.

My budget's awful right now, so all I can think of is getting one of those cheap x8 AGP Radeons and a 256 CL2 133MHz RAM chip until I can get a whole new system. The RAM and card should be under or around $100. ... Read more

A:Adding a Radeon video card question

You don't need a new video card for the things you described here. A powerful video card is only useful to you if you play demanding games or work with some big CAD projects.

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Can Vista support more than 1 GPU driver? I am running Vista Ult 64. Looking to upgrade to Windows 7.

I previously had an Nvidia 8800GT as my primary graphics card and also had an 8500GT installed as well on my dual boot XP/Vista PC. They worked fine and the computer recognized both correclty on both OS's I think I didn't have any trouble b/c as I found it all 8 series cards use the same driver.

I bought a new primary GPU, a ATi Sapphire 4870 1GB Toxic. I am NOT trying to run SLI or Crossfire, I need availability for 3+ monitors. Can I have two completely different video drivers? I was under the impression NO, but a computer parts guy said I can install an Nvidia & ATi driver as long as I do not install the supplemental software.

A:Adding 2nd Video Card in a NON Crossfire configuration


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Try as I might, I cannot for the life of me add in an additoinal video card to this computer. When I tried initially all video (including the integrade one) would be disabled (i.e. no video at all) and would only work AFTER I removed the extrernal/additional card. When I look in the BIOS I see the integrated video is enabled but it is grayed out so I can't disable it. When I play around with the slot security settings I can get the additional video card to be installed alongside, but it is never recongized by the system or Windows - nothing shows up.

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After I added 2x4GB DDR2 800 mhz ram to my PC and this beastly video card (Nvidia GTX 960 4GB), i started getting BSOD with messages IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, an attempt was made to write to read only memory BSOD and probably others.
I found that 1 of the ram's was corrupted, so I replaced both of the ones i had with 2 others, which were tested in memtest and by windows - all fine. So Ram is not the case anymore. I'm guessing either my PSU cannot feed the GPU (I'm said I have a 450 W PSU, but I believe it to be 500, still not sure), mainly because 1 of the fans for the PSU is broken since like 3 years, and I think the new GPU is making the PSU overheat too much. Other cause would be the hard drive, but I ran window's disk error checking thingy, with a tick on to fix bad sectors - still experiencing issues.
Please give me an insight on what the problem might be - overheating issue (PSU related) or Wattage issue (again PSU related) or something entirely different?

I'm getting the BSOD only when playing video games. Normal PC activity does not cause BSOD.

Thank you!

A:BSOD after changing video card and adding ram

Hi SpiritBob,

What memtest did you use?

Please upload the chkdsk logs Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log

Please run the DM Log Collector again and upload a new zip, the current uploaded one misses several logs.
You could check if there are 18 .txt,
1 .nfo,
1 or more .dmp,
files present, if this is the case then all logs are present
If there are a few missing, no problem as we can get them manually if required

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Help!!!I'm trying to add a video card to my machine so I can have HDMI out.When I intall the card I loose all video output.When I can actually get to work windows shows 3 displays.The video output is not correct when I can get anything to show on my displays.Card I'm trying to use is a GeForce 210.I couldn't start a chat session, when I called I ended up in a black hole.Put on hold by first tech, then my called picked up by someone that had no knowledge of the info I provided to the first tech.Called again, told no installation help available, then provided a web address for installation help that didn't work.(fruonfones.com)Why can't I just plug in this PCI card and have it work.Really frustrated, adding a video card is supposed to be much easier than this!

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Hi all, I just bought a DELL i3650 with i5-6400 and 16G ram. Wondering if I can add an 250G SSD and a GTX 1050 Ti to make it more gamer friendly without messing up the power supply. Anyone has done it or can provide any insights? Thanks!

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Looking for some help. I recently purchased an HP Pavilion 500-314.  Specs are as follows: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04293928 The unit includes integrated Radeon R7 graphics, and comes with a 300w power supply I purchased this unit in large part because it explicitly states that "Supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards".  I run a quad-monitor setup for my work, and have traditionally done this using an ATI Firepro 2450 card. I have now tried three different external graphics cards, and can get none of them to work: First attempt was with a VisionTec Radeon HD 5570 (item #900345).  This card supports quad monitor setup, and requires a minimum 250w power supply.  When I installed the card, the HP Pavilion repeatedly beeped a series of 4 or 5 (can't remember which) beeps, but refused to send an image to any video output (either onboard or the new card). Next attempt was with an EVGA GeForce GT 610.  This is a dual monitor setup, and requires a minimum 300w power supply.  Got the same exact response as with the VisionTec (i.e. series of beeps...computer would not fire any monitors up). So with both of these (new) cards, I basically gave up immediately as I couldn't even get into BIOS (b/c no monitors would work) to see what was going on.  My understanding is that the series of 4-5 beeps usually means that there is a graphics card issue, or that the card that has been added doesn't have sufficie... Read more

A:HP Pavilion 500-314: big problems adding external video card

Big_Dave, Thanks so much for your quick reply. The first time I spoke with HP Support, they had me disable secure boot.  Unfortunately my problems persisted (i.e. the cards wouldn't install properly).  However, after reading the link you provided I was inspired to try things one last time with a fresh start.  I uninstalled all drivers, removed all cards, re-engaged secure boot, rebooted, shut down, disabled secure boot, reinstalled the cards, and rebooted.  Lo and behold, this time the system accepted the GeForce GT 610 card. Hard for me to express how thankful I am to you.  I've spent two weeks and countless hours trying to get this fixed.  Just wish that I'd found these forums sooner. WallMonkey02

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Hello HP admins, My laptop has only an Intel inside. So, basically when Im playing heavy games like GTA 5 i can't play it in high Graphics. I would like to know if its possible to add Video card like AMD or Nvidia to my laptop so i can play in High graphics ? 

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A:Hp ProBook 440 G1 4th Generation i5-4200M Adding Video card

Hi: The only way you can upgrade the graphics would be to replace the entire motherboard with one listed in the service manual that has the amd/Intel switchable graphics. That would be a very costly and labor intensive project.

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I don't know if I don't have enough juice or what, but after I add an external video card I get a BSOD.

This never happen before so I don't know what changed when I added an external video card that now it crashes when I would have one before it was fine.

A:BSOD after adding an external video card error 0x000000124

Start by updating your system specifications so we would have a better understanding
of the hardware involved.
System Info - See Your System Specs
What I can pick from the .zip file you uploaded is as such:

Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arg1: fffffa800e2991c0, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: fffff880051924a8, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).
Arg3: ffffffffc000009a, Optional error code (NTSTATUS) of the last failed operation.
Arg4: 0000000000000004, Optional internal context dependent data.
This bugcheck is usually associated with driver failure but can be attributed to hardware under the right circumstances.
DXDIAG reports HD graphics as your GPU, which is another reason to why I asked you
to fill-out your system specifications.

Card name: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000

A fatal hardware error has occurred. Parameter 1 identifies the type of error
source that reported the error. Parameter 2 holds the address of the
WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure that describes the error conditon.
Arg1: 0000000000000000, Machine Check Exception
Arg2: fffffa80070b5028, Address of the WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure.
Arg3: 00000000b2000000, High order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
Arg4: 0000000081000402, Low order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.

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motherboard winfast n15235
trying to fix a problem with headphone jack(front) accidentaly disconect some cables and I dont' know their position, but know the PC don't turn ON.
Pleeeeease HEEEEELP

A:Solved: emachine T6216

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Hello everyone...hope somebody can recommend a solution:

Not too long ago I added a 3D video card to my E-Machine (T-2482). Installed the driver, card, went into the BIOS and disabled the emachines integrated video card. It worked, I played my games...everything was hunky dory.

After recently moving, I reconnected my computer only to find that I'm not getting a video signal from the emachines to the monitor. Nothing. Blank. I got another (working) monitor to make sure the problem wasn't my monitor (it wasn't).

My next theory is that somehow the 3D video card went bad. I've removed the 3d card and I'm trying to re-enable the integrated video card but I can't enable it because I'm not getting any kind of display. The computer boots like normal but there's nothing on the screen.

Does anyone know a way to get bios to REVERT back to the integrated video card (keeping in mind that I can't see a darned thing on the screen)? I would try a reboot but it's not an auto-cd...I have to explore the cd and click on a program which I can't do because I have no display!

HELP!!!!!!!! (and thanks!)


A:Emachines Video Help - In The Dark!

You could try clearing the cmos by using a jumper(if you have one), or removing the battery for a minute or so. If the integrated is "default", it will set the display back to the integrated, good luck.

Does your graphics card have 2 monitor ports, most do. If you do, try the other port if you can.

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I have an e-machines T3104 with onboard video. Bought an nVidia FX5200 AGP card with 256M memory. I cant get it to work. E-machines said to install the driver first: no go - it said no hardware compatible with the driver. I popped in the card and tried to reboot -- nothing. Monitor just black. So doesnt matter which I try to install first, Im screwed. Seems E-machines have something of a reputation regarding this issue.


A:Emachines not recognizing AGP Video

Try this:

-Take out the new card and then boot into safe mode
-In your device manager, find the onboard graphics and delete the drivers for it.
-Shut off computer, and install 5200. Plug the monitor cable into the 5200.
-Boot up into your bios and look for the settings to change from onboard to AGP. All bios are different so I can't tell you exactly what to look for, but something like "init boot display" is common.
-Save changes and boot into windows. You system should recognize new hardware and ask you for the drivers. Install the drivers for the 5200.

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Can someone help me. when i start my cpu loud noise after starting up.The monitor screen is still blank , I have to manually shut it off and on more then once until i get a screen F10 boot or F2 bio even , after i reboot it gives me a blank Can anybody help me .

A:E-Machine T6216 Blank Screen

paydrom said:

Can someone help me. when i start my cpu loud noise after starting up.The monitor screen is still blank , I have to manually shut it off and on more then once until i get a screen F10 boot or F2 bio even , after i reboot it gives me a blank Can anybody help me .Click to expand...

You would have to submit more info.
How long have you had this computer ?
Did you ever have a successful boot ? Etc.etc.
Give us more info so we may be able to help you.

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I have put in a new power supply and the same problem exits. It starts, the fan turns and them nothing.(but the power light flash.) (that's the only difference from the other post that I've read.) I have tried everything from the answers that were posted. why is the light still on and flashing if the mobo is gone. I even changed the position of the jumper.it starts then stops,power button flashes.It was $49.99 for the power supply. what should I do. It didn't beep either.

A:Solved: e-machine T6216 won't power up

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I have an eMachine T2460 and wish to upgrade to my Nvidia e-GeForce FX5500 DDR 256MB AGP 8x/4x graphics card. There is no Bios option to disable onboard video. Where would I get updated bios?


A:Emachines T2460 video upgrade

You might not need to update the bios. Some newer motherboards can automatically disable the onboard if they detect an add in video card. Try it and see if it works.

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I have a emachines T6536, with M/B MS7207, onboard video flaky, need to install PCI-e video card, and it will not display image on monitor, when installed.
Removed onboard video from Device Manager and checked BIOS for disabling onboard. Can't find any.
Any suggestions?

A:emachines onboard video replacement

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Ok, I have this emachine computer and don't feel like buying a new one, I just want to be able to have dual display.

I've heard way too many horror stories with emachines and video upgrades. So should I just keep the onboard and just get a single 24'' or something?

I don't want to fry my mother board and I'm not hardware savy at all.

Or if there is a good tutorial for video upgrades for this exact machine somewhere that would be awesome, but doubt it.

Any advice or direction would be greatly appreciated.



A:Emachines T3504 video upgrade


oh and btw here are my specs:

CPU: Intel® Celeron® D Processor 352
(3.20GHz, 533MHz FSB, 512KB L2 cache)
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft® Windows® XP Home SP2

Chipset: ATI Radeon? Xpress 200
Memory: 256MB DDR (1 × 256MB) 400MHz (PC3200)
Expandable to 2GB
Hard Drive: 100GB (7200rpm, 2MB cache)
Optical Drive: 48x CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive
Video: ATI Radeon? X300-based integrated graphics
Up to 32MB of shared video memory
PCI-Express® (PCI-E x16) slot available
Sound: 6-channel (5.1) high-definition audio
Network: 10/100Mbps integrated Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port)
Modem: 56K ITU V.92-ready fax/modem (RJ-11 port)
Peripherals: Standard multifunction keyboard, 2-button wheel mouse, amplified stereo speakers (USB powered)
Ports/Other: 6 USB 2.0 (2 in front, 4 in back), VGA external connector, serial port, parallel port, 2 PS/2 ports (keyboard and mouse), 5 audio ports (2 in front, 3 in back)
Dimensions: 14.25"H x 7.25"W x 16"D
Weight: 22.5 lbs.

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Hello all willing to help me out.
Recently, my computer's power supply died out and took the motherboard with it. Unfortunately I didn't see the warning posted here in time.
I replaced the power supply and found a cheap replacement motherboard kit type of thing on ebay that was compatible with my model. I plugged everything in and tried to boot it up, but when I press the power button I get nothing on the monitor. I hear the machine boot up like it normally would including the fans but yet nothing is on the monitor. The monitor just stays on the self test screen and shows nothing else.
I'll answer any questions I can about the system specs, motherboard, or anything.
Any ideas on what the problem could be?

A:eMachines T2596 no video display


You have a fail to POST issue, likely causes are faulty/incorrect memory, CPU gone bad, Faulty IDE device or bad cable, Add on card shorting out or incompatible, or Board shorting out to earth through a badly placed locating peg, or worse case is the new motherboard is faulty, usually though if its a faulty part you should get beeps from the onboard speaker (assuming its fitted) these can be used to indicate what is faulty.

To start though I would remove all items from the board so you have just the video card (is it compatible with the board) and one stick of memory,( check the specs of the memory and ensure it is compatible with the board in regards to brand,speed and size.) NO IDE devices and then see if it boots.

Last time I saw this it was the board, another time it was the CPU, and another it was a video card incompatibility on the AGP speed.

These kind of faults can be hard to pin down without the access to spare parts for test purpose.

I would suggest taking the PC to a local PC shop and have them check it out for you, unless you have a friend with a similar machine you can use to test the various components.

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I own an E-machines t2885 computer which currently has 512MB DDR SDRAM currently installed. The max supported RAM is 1GB and so I decided to add more memory. I looked around and asked for the right type of RAM and bought 256MB PC2700 DDR RAM. I installed the RAM and turned on my PC. However, I got 3 long beeps and no picture. I checked and my computer has Phoenix BIOS, but I do not find a diagnosis for 3 beeps. I tried removing the 256MB RAM and still I get the same result. After that, I also tried moving the 512MB RAM to the open spot, but still no results. Please help. Thank you in advance.

A:Emachines t2885 - 3 beeps, no video


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I have an emachines, about two years old, with an orginal Vista on it (I know, sounds scary already.) So... lately, my sound has been icky. Like, staticy and I can't do any phone calls on the computer itself, or telephone conferences or anything sound oriented, and it blew one of my speakers while it wasn't even that loud, with an enormous squeal out of nowhere. It gets better. My screen has been freaking out lately... like, it'll change sizes, colours, whatever it wants, in the middle of me doing something (usually important, real fun.) Should I scrap it, change the video and sound card, or is there something else wrong that I could fix? PLEASE help. Be simple, I don't know anything about the hard part of the computer, only whats on the screen. Thanks, so so much ^^

-- Phoebe

(Sorry about the caps lock, I would have done italics, but once again... they never work on my computer. Even on forums)

A:BIG problem with emachines video and sound cards, please help!

I'm... well... I think they are integrated. I bought the computer with them already... gosh, I'm horrible with computers. I'm not at home right now, but I... I'll /try/ to update as much information as I can. Thanks!

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