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Will adding a SSD card help me run games better?

Q: Will adding a SSD card help me run games better?

So I was wondering if i added an SSD card to my laptop if it could help me to run games better
the i have a 6 GB ram and I have problems running games sometimes can u give me options so that could help me run games better.
Thanks for reading my post

wish u have a good day

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Does anyone know how to keep the Vista Games Explorer from automatically adding entries for games? I currently have a completely empty VGE and upon launching any of my games via double-clicking their exe, VGE creates a new entry once the game is closed. I already unchecked both "Download information about installed games" and "List most recently played games" in the VGE options window but that didn't help. I have a third party program that lets me add my own custom entries so obviously I'd like to add them manually so I have more control over fine details. I know that the automatically-created entries can be hidden after the fact, but that really clutters up the third party editor since it displays all games in its list, hidden or otherwise. Any thoughts?

A:Disable Vista Games Explorer from auto-adding games

Hi have you found a solution??? I have to manual add shourtcuts to Executor, Launchy or the startmenu(for search to work). it's very irritating..

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I just added DSL (SBC Yahoo) to my home PC, and now no games will run, and system performance stinks. I also added a netgear wireless router.

The specific games are Europa Universalis (EU) and Carmen Sandiego Jr. Both worked properly days before DSL was added.

When starting up EU, the program starts its normal loading process, but keeps minimizing itself. After 2 or 3 minimizations, the program hangs. Video and Audio work as expected during the loadin process, except for the minimizations, of course.

The system is extremely slow for all purposes, and is prone to hanging periodically. The SBC DSL tech has no ideas here, other than to point out that the PC is 3 years old.

The DSL and wireless services themselves are working great.

Any ideas?

My system specs are:

Win98, Dell Dimension 500cx w/ 500 MHz Celeron, SBC Yahoo DSL with Netgear wireless router.

I appreciate any suggestions.

A:Why won't games run after adding DSL?

try disableing the sbc/yahoo browser in startup and just use ie explorer. that should help

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Hey all, first post so please forgive me if this is in wrong section
Im wondering if it is possible to add the games from Ultimate to an Enterprise version of 7 ?
If so how do i do it
Thanks in advance

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Sorry for double posting !

I was a nOOb at 7
All i had to do was enable them in windos featues :/

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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 added 2 additional sticks of PC133 memory to a Soyo SY-6BA+IV MB and it causes 2 different games to lock up whereas with only 2 sticks the games were alright.

I ran 2 different memory testing programs (Doc Memory V2 and Mem386 Test V3) over 24 hours with each program and everything passed!

I tried the 2 additional sticks by themselves and all was fine. I tried the 2 sticks in slots 3 & 4 bythemselves and still fine. All sticks are PC133 I believe (not all the same manufacture), though the MB is PC100.

I then tried one additional stick and it was a borderline case. The games would usually work but with a struggle. As I was just over the limit.

The P/S is only a 250W, but the Porcessor is only a PII 450! Nothing overclocked! The videocard is a nVidea GeForce 2 MX from IO Magic (not great).

The games are Scrabble Complete (runs from the CD) and Trainmaster V4.2 (runs from the HD). Desktop is 1024x768 high color 75Hz. The O/S is Win 2k w/sp3.

It seems either the system has a limit of 256 or maybe a P/S issue, BUT all tests pass. Especially after 24 hours in the extended mode (I think that was what it was called).

A:Adding memory freezes 2 games

Most boards lose stability with all their RAM slots populated.

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I recently got a new computer, and i am trying to put my steam games back on it. I dont want to sit through steam downloading every game because that would take forever so what i did was i transfered some of my games strait over my network. They are sitting in the same place a steam game normally would "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common" but steam doesnt recognize them. How do i make it so steam will recognize them?

Thank you in advance!

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 6125 Mb
Graphics Card: Dual Nvidia GTS 450
Hard Drives: C: Total - 945109 MB, Free - 842412 MB;
Motherboard: Alienware, 046MHW, A00, ..CN697021350016.
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

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Hey there, my problem is this: My eyesight is pretty bad, so I use Rocketdock and its 'bubble the icon' feature to help me navigate around my desktop.

I had Microsoft's Spider Solitaire added for about a month or so - after a loooong search through my windows files for the exe. path (it was buried deep, and dragging the icon from my 'games' folder was no help) - but after a windows update last night, it will no longer activate from my Rocketdock.

The path seems to be the same, but nothing happens when I activate it.

Does anyone know what I can do to get Spider Solitaire working with my Rocketdock again?

A:Adding Microsoft Games to RocketDock

I recieved an email from The Windows 7 Forums that gave me some solid advice.

"Welcome to Seven Forums Afterthotz. Delete the current shorcut on your dock. 2 methods you can use to get a shortcut to your desktop.

Navigate to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Games and right click on the spider shortcut, and click create shortcut. Drag that to desktop.

OR, Start> All Programs> Games. Left click on spider icon and drag that to your desktop.
Once you have the shortcut, drag that to your dock. See if that works."

These both created shortcuts on my desktop, but neither would allow me to activate the Spider Solitaire from my RocketDock... it kept giving me multiple errors saying that it could not find the path to the Spider_solitaire.exe

But - actually deleting the original shortcut FROM my RocketDock, and using one of the new shortcuts created instead, I was able to link the .exe file located way down in


(Where I orginally had to link from to make it work anyways, as shortcuts from the Games folder and Programs folder would not work) and now everything is back to normal. I appreciate the help - and would like to say that for the moment, I consider this problem 'solved'.

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My Razer Game Booster is not adding some games for me, eg. Amnesia: The Dark Descent, and Assault Cube is anyone else have any problems with it or know of anyway I can add those games to the library?
A little bit about the gamebooster

A:Razer Game Booster Not Adding Some Games

I never had any luck with that software under iObit, it just gave me a virus, so I never used it ever since. People say they love it though. Despite downloading it straight from iObit I still got a virus. Weird.

To your question! The program is probably not compatible with those games just yet. Isnt there a way to create your own? Under launcher, what comes up when you click add? Sorry I am not familiar with it.

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ok, I just changed out my motherboard, power suply and processor and reformatted my os hardrive and reinstalled everything. downloaded all of the updates. Now when I log into an online game it freezes about 5 mins into the game, sometimes sooner.

I am running on vista 64 bit os.
I have a 8200 geforce mother board with its own 512 graphics.
also have grforce 1024 graphics card.
AMD phenom x3 64 processor.
500 watt power supply (not sure what brand)
2 gigs ddr2 memory.

My os is on a samll 40 gig hard drive, but it worked before on the same drive.
I have all the cach going to anoth 300 gig drive.
I have also tryed using just the graphics on the motherboard and tryed the graphics card alone, have all of the drivers, but still no luck.

A:[SOLVED] Computer frezzing on online games after adding new hardware and reinstalling

take the side off the case and look at the psu label and post

exactly what do you have here

I have a 8200 geforce mother board with its own 512 graphics.
also have grforce 1024 graphics card.

your underpowered by how much there is no way of knowing without the correct information

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I have an Alienware m14x laptop with a GeForce GT 650M graphics card, but lately my games have been recognizing the "Intel HD graphics 4000" as my graphics card.

Anyway to disable the intel card without messing anything else up?

A:Games only recognizing Intel graphics card, but using a real card

I don't know to much about Alienware computers. But the first place I would look is in the BIOS. My old T400 had an option in there to disable the integrated or discrete graphics cards.

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I am adding a new Ext HD and need a new USB 2.0 Pci Card. What would be a good investment in a new card?? I want to pay about $20-30. Can anyone tell of a good card?? ODIE

A:Adding new HD need a new usb 2.0 pci card


That card would be a rather utilitarian device. I don't recall ever seeing a 'review' of USB PCI cards, anymore than LPT add-in cards, or floppy drives.

So I would say that you would be safe with most any card. Safer with a 'brand name' card.

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I would like to add a USB 3.0 pci-e card to my system. There are several to choose from but none that I find have a 'header' to bring the USB to a port on my front panel. Those ports are now fed by the USB 2.0 header on my MB. I would sure be nice if I could have a USB 3.0 on the front.

Does anyone know of such a card that will permit to do this.

Thank you.

A:Adding a USB 3.0 Pci Card

I have never seen one like you are looking for either. But you can put the card in and use a front panel USB 3.0 that will fit into a drive bay and use the pass through cables to connect to the rear ports.

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When I add a new video card, does it in essence power down the old (built in)one? Just wanna know because my old integrated card has deep conflicts with my Os.

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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

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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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after installing pci card reboot computer freezes, have to unistall pci card fro computer to go back to normal dell precision 340 win xp sp3 service tag -2CC4L11
pci card came with disc installed before installing pci

A:adding pci usb card problem

try a different pci slot........... install the pci card 1st ........then bootup wnen windows asks for driver point it to the cd/dvd drive (with disk inside)

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How can I add a sound card to a computer that has on board sound card?

A:adding a sound card

Go into the device manager and disable your current sound card, and then install the new one. Your computer should automatically see the new one and you should be able to use it right away. If you have problems with not hearing anything after installing the new one, go into the control panel to the sounds and devices settings/audio tab and be sure that your default device (new device) is the one listed.

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hey guys.
I got the weirdest problem I have ever encountered...

After I connect an AGP card, The PC just hangs in windows.
but sometimes it doesn't boot all the way and hangs when I am still getting a black screen at boot, then the PC giving me an Alarm sound.

And btw... I got the latest BIOS upgrade...
Any ideas?

Here are the specs:

Model : Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz
Speed : 3.03GHz
Cores per Processor : 1 Unit(s)
Threads per Core : 2 Unit(s)
Internal Data Cache : 16kB Synchronous, Write-Thru, 8-way set, 64 byte line size, 2 threads sharing
L2 On-board Cache : 1MB ECC Synchronous, ATC, 8-way set, 64 byte line size, 2 lines per sector, 2 threads sharing

Bus(es) : ISA PCI IMB USB i2c/SMBus
MP Support : 1 Processor(s)
System BIOS : Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG
Mainboard : I865G
Total Memory : 1008MB DDR-SDRAM

Chipset 1
Model : Intel Corporation 82865G/PE/P, 82848P DRAM Controller / Host-Hub Interface
Front Side Bus Speed : 4x 202MHz (808MHz data rate)
Total Memory : 1GB DDR-SDRAM
Shared Memory : 16MB
Memory Bus Speed : 2x 202MHz (404MHz data rate)

Video System
Monitor/Panel : Default Monitor
Adapter : Intel(R) 82865G Graphics Controller

Physical Storage Devices
Hard Disk : IC35L040AVVN07-0 (37GB)
Hard Disk : WDC WD1600JB-00REA0 (149GB)
CD-ROM/DVD : BENQ DVD DD DW1620 (CD 40X Rd, 40X Wr) (DVD 5X Rd, 5X Wr)

Serial/Parallel Port(s) : 2 COM / 1 LPT
USB Controll... Read more

A:PC hangs after adding AGP card

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How can I tell if my pc is compatible with adding aGeForce GTX 950 I already installed a 500 Watt power supply.

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A:Adding a new gtx card into the machine Help

I looked up your motherboard. Unless you've replaced the mobo (and I'm assuming you have not if you're posting here) you have a IPISB-CU (Carmel2) motherboard in that machine. The unfortunate news is that you will not be able to use a GTX 950 with this motherboard. The reason? This bios on this motherboard is legacy and the newer graphics cards require UEFI. There is no update or fix for this from HP. Your option is to either find a graphics card that will run with a legacy bios or replace the motherboard. I just came across this problem myself. I have an h8-1114 with the same motherboard. I purchased a GTX 960 FTW assuming that HP was providing updates for their hardware (bios). After hours on the phone with Nvidia we finally figured out it was the bios. And a call to Evga quickly confirmed it was the bios and there is no fix for it and HP isn't providing an update the problem. Personally I'm working on a limited budget but the original video card that came with this machine isn't an option for me (it's been log ago given to my daughter for her machine to play Minecraft). I'm using an old GTX 260 we had laying around and can't play some of the games I enjoy because of it. I will be replacing the mobo and will NEVER EVER again buy a pre-built computer.  HP has completely disgusted me with this machine. This is not the first issue I've had that would not have existed if I had built the machine myself. Here's the mobo I've picked to repla... Read more

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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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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.

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Hi All,
I have an older Premio 200F computer, think thats what model it is not sure.

Only had 64mb of memory,2-32mb cards . I purchased a new 128mb card. These are all DIMM cards.

When I installed the 3 cards the Performance only showed 96mb.
I moved the cards around to all the sockets and still 96mb.

Now I have one 128mb card and one 32mb card= 160mb of memory.

Looking at documentation of the premio computer I should be able to have
256mb of memory.
There are a total of 5 sockets, 3 DIMM, and 2SIMM
Anybody have any ideas that would help me with this problem??

Windows 98se

A:adding a new 128 memory card

256MB total divided by 3 slots equals 85.3MB per slot, but they don't make 85.3MB modules so there's an error somewhere.

Does the 128MB chip work with each 32MB stick and show the right amount? If you put in both each stick by itself does it show the correct size for each one?

You may also want to exchange the new stick for a different one. Make sure its a close match to the existing RAM, ie. PC66 or PC100, Chips on one side vs chips on both sides of the stick.

You should also run a Memory testor once you get a combination that works: http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp

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ok here a my problem i add a USB 2.0 and FIREWIRE PCI COMBO CARD (NEC® + ALI® chipset 6-port USB 1.1/2.0 & Firewire IEEE-1394 Combo PCI Card Kit)

but i still running out of usb port- i have a usb hub- with my printer connected to it, but ti tell me my printer would be faster if connoted to a usb 2.0
i do but the 2 plug usb hub im use, may not be be usb2.0 useable

on my mobo i have 2 usb 1.0 plug and 2 other usb plug hook up to MOBO use a cable and one of the back plate a pcl card ) that one i will soon get rid of)

my question is i like to add a other pcl usb 2.0 card to my compter, i really do not see any problem in do so, but it never hurt to ask first- a card that has more plug on it-- like maybe 4 lol

A:adding a other pcl usb 2.0 card to compter

You can stick as many USB 2.0 cards as you have PCI slots for into the system. I prefer the cards with the NEC USB 2.0 chipset, they are more compatible for me. I've had a number of issues with the ALI and VIA chipset USB 2.0 cards.

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I recently fitted a USB 2.0 card into my PC which is 6/7 years old now and it only came supplied with 2 - USB 1.1. Everything works fine and much quicker via the new ports. But I need more USB ports for new hardware.
Is there anything to stop me adding another expansion card with USB 2.0 ports instead of using a USB hub?
Many thanks

A:Adding Extra USB 2.0 Card

Don't see what, unless your out of pci space. Exchange the two port for the 4 ports out there. Jazz

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Hi I was going to add a graphics to my computer. I have a 64mb integrated graphics card now. I only need the extra graphics card because it will have and s-video out. Anyways the graphics memory i will probably buy is also 64mbs, so my question is after that is installed will both my integrated and the new graphics work togeather? Will I then have 128mbs of video memory or will it only be one or the other?

A:adding graphics card

it will be one or the other. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150040 is a cheap ~$50 card that has 128mb memory and s-video out. I'd recommend it if you aren't trying to play any new games. Are you using a pci port?

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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 need to add a second sound card to my desktop pc. Do the new usb sound card adapters really work ? I understand the adapter is connected to a usb port and the sound card connects to the adapter - thereby side stepping the issue of going into the pc and adding a sound card internaly. Am I understanding this correctly ? Thanks inadvance !

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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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Purchased a P40 Yoga and would like to add a EM7455 m.2 card for WWAN.I read the other posts about if this is possible, I just have a few other questions and the threads I found were old. 1. Am I allowed to add this part myself without voiding warranty?2. Can I buy this part from another seller other than Lenovo?3. Are there any other parts I need to buy?  I'm waiting for my new Lenovo to arrive.thanks 

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Hello, I'm looking to add more 3.0 usb's to my mother board.    It's on a HP 251-a244 Desktop with the Camphor2 mother board.  My question is where is the express pci card slot located.  I haven't open the case yet.  I'm looking online at the mother board and do not see it.  Any help would be appricated. Thanks,

A:Adding new USB 3.0 PCI Express Card where is the expansion s...

@Bgarr, welcome to the forum. There are no PCI Express slots on the motherboard.  Here is the only slot that is available: one PCI Express half-length mini card socket. Here is the Motherboard Specifications page. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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Can I and would it be that much faster to install a USB 3 card?

I'm running a Dell 580 with Win7 Home Premium, 64Bit with 8GB of Ram with a Intel I5 CPU 650 at 3.20 GHz.

A:Will adding a USB 3 card make much of a difference.

I dont think so,
Maybe some other user can throw more light on its impact

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I don't know if this is the right forum to post this problem or not, but I need help! So I ordered all of these parts for a computer I finally decided to build. I bought everything except for a graphics card. I put everything together and everything worked fine. I installed windows 8.1 pro knowing I could upgrade to windows 10 later and then just turned off my computer and left it alone until I got the graphics card. The card came in today and I was super excited so I plugged it up and started up my computer. But nothing showed up on the screen, at first I was confused... But then I thought "well maybe I need to plug the connectors to the graphics card?" So I went ahead and did that and still.... nothing. So I started searching for answers and I've been looking up several videos but they all seem to only have a problem when it is connected to the gpu itself and not the motherboard. So to be sure it wasn't a connection problem I turned everything off disconnected the gpu and plugged back up to the mother board and it worked again. Then I turned it back off and left everything connected but now I reinstalled the gpu. When I turned everything back on my monitor said no signal, so I tried plugging back into the gpu and no luck.

So to sum everything up... I have video when my graphics card isn't installed, but when it is installed I lose signal from both the graphics card and the motherboard. Please help

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Hey, I've been looking around a bit for info on this but nothing is crystal clear.
I have a notebook, it's a HP dv1340
Pentium M 750 1.86 Ghz
1 GB ram
100 GB HDD
915GM graphics accelerator.
This says that the 915GM has discreet graphics: PCI Express x16.

I was reading around about "discreet graphics" and this is where it gets fuzzy. It SOUNDS like a way to upgrade your GPU (with a discreet graphics chip of course).
Does this mean I can pop in a discreet graphics chip and use it? or am I dreaming?

A:Adding Discreet Graphics Card

Crypty said:

Hey, I've been looking around a bit for info on this but nothing is crystal clear.
This says that the 915GM has discreet graphics: PCI Express x16.

I was reading around about "discreet graphics" and this is where it gets fuzzy. It SOUNDS like a way to upgrade your GPU (with a discreet graphics chip of course).
Does this mean I can pop in a discreet graphics chip and use it? or am I dreaming?Click to expand...

Maybe it's trying to keep things personal ?? j/k

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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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I just bought a usb 2.0 2 port USB PCMCIA card. When I try to install it into the slot, my laptop automatically shut off. I think it has something to do with the driver, but I'm not sure what. It came with a cd with the driver on it, which I believe I've loaded correctly (pretty simple), but after I shut down, put in the card, then start up, just as windows is starting everything will shut off. I can go into safe mode and it will go in fine, but as I mess around with enable and disabling drivers, it will again shut off. Please help!

A:adding usb card shuts down laptop

Please don't post duplicate threads........reply here:

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Hello,I am thinking about getting a seccond graphics card for my pc and was wondering if it is possible?I currently have a AMD R9 270 radeon and was thinking about adding a seccond one and running it with crossfire, but that is only if its possible.Thanks

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Hello,I am thinking about getting a seccond graphics card for my pc and was wondering if it is possible?I currently have a AMD R9 270 radeon and was thinking about adding a seccond one and running it with crossfire, but that is only if its possible.Thanks

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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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Hi All,

Tried the following scenario but facing some issues:

1) Install Windows 2000 server/ Windows 2003 server.
2) Go to Network Connection and assign IP addres to the system.
3) Now after assigning one IP address, click on "Advanced" button in the Internet Protocal(TCP/IP) Properties window and add one or two Ip address to the same NIC.
4) Now save the configuration, and check for the ip address of the system, it will show three ip address for the same system(same NIC).
5) I have IIS and few applications insatlled.
6) WHen i try to access the applications using the IP address only one IP resposnds the other two gives me "page not displayed".

Tried avrious things but nothing worked out.Could anyone give me a solution

A:Adding Multiple IP Address to the Same NIC CARd

Can you ping it by ip? If not, I would check the firewall first.

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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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Can I Put a Elgato HD60 Pro in my Y700 Ideacentre it has a i5 Core?
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.

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Hello, I've owned a T480 for a while now, and would like to add a WWAN card to it. I've considered USB modules but can't find any that will accomodate my providor so I am investigating the possibility of adding an internal one. I see that the T480 has the slot for one inside, and a place for the sim card behind the battery, but I don't see any antenna wires, and so I'm wondering if this is actually possible and if anyone knows how to do it, or has done it. There seems to be very little information online about adding mobile broadband cards in general. I had quite a time tracking down the Sierra Wireless AirPrime module that is supposed to fit my thinkpad module. Any information on the subject would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

A:Adding a WWAN card to T480

Hello and welcome,
That's not something I've done (or care to do if the antennas aren't in place) but these links may get you started.  Looks like the antennas are part of a WLAN WWAN combo.
https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/t480_hmm_en.pdf  page 100

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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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I've now got a Verizon MiFi unit and I would like to have my desktop be able to connect wirelessly to it. Currently, I have to plug it into the desktop via USB, but when doing that, it no longer will broadcast a wireless signal (since using it with a USB is for greater security) and therefore my daughter and son can't use the laptop and iPod.

Now, I'm guessing that I'll need a particular network card that would be compatible with my computer. My computer is a custom built one, not a brand name. Below are the computer specs from the TSG system info utility:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4400+, x86 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2047 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7300 LE, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152625 MB, Free - 82383 MB;
Motherboard: MSI, MS-7369, 1.0, To be filled by O.E.M.
Antivirus: AntiVir Desktop, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Any suggestions? Need any other info? I have SIW, so I can get pretty much any info on the system that anyone needs.

A:Adding Network Card to Desktop?

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