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L7559 video, Intel + nVidia

Q: L7559 video, Intel + nVidia

I'm not sure how the nVidia GTX 960M and the Intel HD Graphics 530 work together in my Inspiron L7559. I think the intel is designated as a secondary and the nVidia as a primary. I can't seem to find an explanation anywhere. If I right click the desktop and click on Display Properties, the Intel control panel pops up, not the nVidia. There is however the option to open the nVidia control panel. Are the adapters switched depending on the demand of the application? Do they somehow work in conjunction with one another?

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A: L7559 video, Intel + nVidia

It's the other way around. The nVidia GPU is secondary; the Intel is primary. All video data passes through the Intel GPU on its way to the screen -- even if it's processed by the nVidia GPU.
The nVidia GPU is called into use when needed or when you select it on a per-application basis.
There is no way to make the nVidia GPU primary - the Intel one is hardwired to that role.

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Anyone using or think you can use Nvidia video cards on an Intel 975XBX2KR Motherboard? I know it can run ATI Crossfire but I am finding better deals on the Nvidia cards. Think those will work okay in this mobo?

A:Nvidia Video cards on Intel BX2 mobo?

It will work on that motherboard but not in SLI mode, that can only be done on nVidia based motherboards.

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I started to see the errors when I tried to open the Overwatch few days ago.So, I checked troubleshooting procedures and tried all, but it did not work well.I found one graphic driver upgrade failed in Lenovo Vantage program and I believe that is the one.I am keep on trying to install but I can't.Can anyone have solutions for me??

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All right so I definitely need some help from the pros. I'm not a very big gamer, the only 3-D game I play is the Sims 2. I am having a laptop built for me with a Intel Pentium M 760 (2 GHz) processor and I need to choose between the standard Intel Extreme Graphics video card or the more expensive Nvidia PCI Express 6600 video card with 128 MB Video Memory. Which do you think would be better and more worth the money for my purposes?

Thanks so much!

-Molly Kay

A:Nvidia 6600 or standard Intel Extreme Graphics video card for my new laptop?


the 6600 is WAAYYY better ...but depends .for e.g if you dont play games at all than y spend money hmm

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I need to know if one is better then the other, and if so, how much better?

A:Compare Onboard Nvidia GeForce 6150 Video Adapter to intel 945GM express Chipset

The nVidia has slightly better control of images, but the Intel is significantly more reliable and has an expected longer life.

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I have a Dell XPS 15 (9550) that I received last week from Dell with a random screen flickering issue. 
It is based on evalue order code: <ADMIN NOTE: Order number removed per privacy policy>
It is the 6th Gen Core i7, 16GB RAM, 15.6" FHD 1080p display (not 4k), 512GB SSD, 84WHr Battery, Intel 530 Graphics AND NVIDIA 960M

I saw a post about the XPS 13 with the intel display flickering being fixed with the new driver... I am running driver version for the Intel 530 and my screen is still constantly flickering  on my brand new XPS 9550. 
Another Issue: I also noticed that in the Intel graphics properties config panel -> 3D -> Application Optimal Mode... this also causes issues with the start menu looking distorted and fuzzy, even making some of the white text look gray.  I disabled this to resolve that issue, but the screen still constantly flickers.
One thing I have done recently to mitigate the flickering is go into the NVIDIA driver control panel and set the NVIDIA card as the preferred graphics card, which works for most applications. As soon as the Intel card kicks back in the screen flickers... I have tried various drivers versions for this model off the Dell website without success. I am running Windows 10 Pro...  not sure if a newer driver is available and just not posted. For example the newest Laptop BIOS on the driver website ends in .3 while my pc came with .5 installed. So wasn't sure if the website was b... Read more

A:Dell XPS 15 (9550) w/ Intel 530 / NVIDIA 960M - Intel Causing Screen Flickering

Another update... I was ready to give up as others have above when I found posts on the NotebookReviews forum mentioning this new Intel Driver:  downloadcenter.intel.com/.../Intel-Graphics-Driver-for-Windows-7-8-1-10-15-40-6th-Gen
It won't install through the executable, but if you follow the instructions here for a manual install: www.windowscentral.com/how-install-intel-beta-graphics-drivers-surface  they do work.  Incidentally that link is regarding the exact same flickering problem on the MS Surface Book Pro(very similar hardware).  I'm 3 days in to using these drivers and it appears to have resolved the problem.  This is the longest I've gone without flickering by a long shot.
Note on the Intel download site the first of the "Key Issues Fixed"...  "Display may flicker on 6th Generation Intel Core and related processors".
I also updated to the latest WiFi drivers from Dell's site at the same time, so I can't be 100% certain my issues were fixed by just the display drivers, or if it was the combination of the two.

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Edit: I fixed it! (I was causing the problem myself but uninstalling the chip in the first place when i should have been disabling it instead)

Ok... I looked for about an hour and decided i would have to make a new thread for my specific problem... so sorry if im making my first post in an odd place

I recently installed a NVIDIA GeForce 5500 FX PCI 256MB DDR video card
followed directions as best i could, and disabled the Intel integrated graphics... but my PC insists on REinstalling the intel integrated graphics controller upon restart... It left me alone for awhile and i could run Counter Strike : Condition Zero moderately well (low frames after playing for over an hour) but after allowing my computer to update itself (while using IE to dowload firefox for a reinstall, IE randomly decided my home page was going to be the microsoft site for the day) and since then no matter what i do the computer insists on trying to reinstall the intel integrated graphics thing...

so my question is, how do I make this stop? how do i keep the computer from giving me the dreaded "found new hardware" bubble when im using a FAR superior (REAL) video card already?

is there something i do in the BIOS (i hope not, i dont like messing around in there) or on the motherboard itself?

i have some basic info about my comp in my signature but im going to use "PolSystemInfo" to find all my PC specs and just copy paste them below, I just hope its enough info to help so... Read more

A:NVIDIA GeForce 5500 FX-vs-Intel Integrated Graphics... please make intel go away!

Hmm that didn't happen to me when I put mines in. Did you install the NVIDIA drivers? Try disabling the onboard in the device manager. That?s what I did. There doesn?t seem to be an option to turn it off in the bios (my bios) maybe there is for you however. It isn?t too complicated. Just simply look for onboard graphics or integrated graphics controller or w/e and select disable, but first try disabling it in the device manager. It should be listed under display adapters -> properties -> disable this device.

You should upgrade to DX9.0c...

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My pc is no longer detecting my Nvidia GPU (Code 45) as of december 6th, 2018. On occasion, after a restart, the GPU will be detected in device manager as connected and working properly. When entering the properties menu of the card, the properties box will stop responding then BSOD with the following error codes. PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREAVIDEO_DXGRKNL_FATAL_ERRORSYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLEDThis PC has switchable graphics with integrated Intel HD Graphics 630 that is the only display adapter shown in device manager. When the "show hidden devices" option is enabled, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 is shown but grayed out with stop code 45.  Switchable graphics is enabled in BIOSFast Startup is disabled in BIOS Prior to the update around November 29th, 2018, both Display adapters were able to switch between eachother automatically depending on what I was using the PC for.  Solutions I have already attempted:Cleaned the RegistryUninstalled nvidia display adapter (including driver software) from device manager and uninstalled all nvidia labeled programs fromwindows programs list, then restarted PC.Command "sfc /scannow" completed with possible corrupted files found and repaired. No change to GPU operation.Windows Memory Check ran and passed. Turning Fast Startup off.Using device manger to scan for driver updates for the Nvidia GPU.I attempted to download and install udated drivers from NVIDIA . The .exe was downloaded but the installer... Read more

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I have a Z230 SFF with both integrated Intel E3-1245v3 iGPU and an Nvidia NVS 310 dGPU. I use the iGPU as the primary VGA (active on boot) and pass the dGPU through to a virtual machine. With BIOS 1.18 + ME this worked fine by setting: Advanced: VGA Configuration:Slot 1: Nvidia VGA controller: Non-boot deviceIGD: Intel VGA controller: Primary VGA device Then, before a planned system reinstall, I decided to update the BIOS and ME. I chose BIOS 1.53 and ME based on the History.htm release notes included with the latest BIOS 1.55 update package. Following the BIOS and ME updates, the system initially continued to work as I wanted, booting with iGPU active. But then I cleared the CMOS while troubleshooting another problem. That reset the primary VGA to the dGPU. Advanced: Device Options : Integrated Video was set to Disabled. I enabled Advanced: Device Options: Integrated Video, but then there was *no* VGA active on reboot. I had to reset CMOS again to get back to using the dGPU as primary VGA. Then I discovered that with the updated BIOS + ME, the BIOS Setup Advanced: VGA Configuration option has disappeared.  Any hints for getting the iGPU back to primary VGA? Ordinarily I'd consider flashing back to working BIOS 1.18, butI don't actually have a BIOS 1.18 flash file. (Haven't found one on the HP support website.)The BIOS release notes say it's impossible to downgrade past certain version numbers: 1.54, 1.42, 1.40, 1.31.... Read more

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My laptop has the NVIDIA 960M installed. Both intel530 and NVIDIA960M are shown to be working in the device manager. However I cannot switch to the 960M. I have updated all drivers. No matter what the intel530 stays default.  What am I doing wrong?

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I've searched the Net from top to bottom to find some UniVBE drivers that support the nVidia Vanta chipset and I've turned out blank. Does such a thing exist? Like, I can't play Contructor, that's why I'm asking

Someone said that I can find UniVBE drivers for nVidia cards at www.bootdisk.com, but I searched almost every link there and haven't found it.

A:UniVBE for nVidia Vanta (and other nVidia video cards)

advantis I have the same problem. I've looked everywhere but the drivers either have different series numbers (like 1630 or 2311) and I have a (supposedly the last 4 digits are the key).

Just read a long post from 12/01 and that guy didn't have any luck eithr.

They're telling us to live with what we have or ... get a new video card.

gah. But: you mighat want to read this post:
Drivers padutch All Other Software 28 198 12-09-2001 05:29 PM
by padutch

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I'd like to know the facts on these companies. AMD competes with Intel in the CPU manufacturing market and AMD also competes against Nvidia now that AMD own ATI Technologies with GPU manufacturing.

I've always preferred Intel and Nvidia over AMD, but that's just because they were the first CPU/GPU companies I used by total chance. AMD just released the new 7970 card and I'm seeing its running rings around Nvidia's GTX 580 which held title as the fastest card before the 7970 came out.

Intel cpu's are always more expensive but I've heard their top CPU is the fastest out there currently, the i7 1155 sandybridge chipset. AMD's are cheaper but apparantly just as good in some cases considering the price.

So, is it just a matter of opinion or is there truly a better product that one of these companies produces?

A:AMD vs Nvidia vs Intel

All these companies produce quality products. What is best can only be based on an individuals needs and budget.

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I am curious about what people are using and what they think about what they are using.

I would like to hear what kind of processor and graphics you are running and why you chose to go with each.

I do not want to see people start arguing over why which one is better.

I would like to hear why you think one is better than the other but without arguments.

I am using an AMD Phenom II x4 940 processor with a Sapphire X1950 GT 512Mb Graphics card.

I chose the AMD processor for the performance and price and I have overclocked it as high as 3.6Ghz so far stable without adjusting the northbridge.

I chose the Sapphire X1950 GT because it was cheap but originally I had a pair of them installed with a crossfire setup. I did not like crossfire at all because it was a waste of time, effort, money, and one graphics card. I found out quickly that crossfire will only work with a single display. I run dual monitors so that was a killer for me right away. Without being able to use crossfire I was effectively wasting an entire card so I sold one. Other problems included not having any video until windows was loaded and I was sitting on the desktop. Again another killer because if you have a problem and cannot access the bios you just sit there wondering when your machine is ever going to start or if it ever will. You end up pulling a card to troubleshoot the problem and that sucks.

I ended up clocking the card up to the speed of an X1950 Pro because the GT was underpowered.

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A:Intel/AMD and nVidia/ATI

For me it is nVidia/Intel because of their offerings on a laptop...I have a T9300 Processor and an 8600M GT in my laptop...while the graphics card is aging a bit...this is still a very powerful notebook that can pretty much run anything reasonable you throw at it...Intel and nVidia have gained my business because of my experience with them

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I am currently using the 66.93 drivers on an NVidia GeForce 256 AGP 4x. Before, I was using an Intel Brookdale (845, I think) with the latest drivers which took up to 64 MB of the RAM.

My question is this: Which would perform better, and are those the latest drivers for the NVidia?

The NVidia seems to be a bit slower at the moment, but could this be because I installed the drivers months after DirectX 9c was installed? Should I install DX9 again?

The card is in my IBM Netvista (in computer specs).


A:Intel VS NVidia

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The laptop has Intel HD 4000 graphics. When I go to Toshiba's website to update drivers, I enter my product and everything available comes up. Not only are 'Intel Display Drivers' available, but 'nVidia Display Drivers' are as well. I'm confused because I thought these were 2 totally different things, and that a laptop has either one or the other.

Should I download both?

A:nvIdia on Intel??

You already stated that it is an Intel GPU, so why are you looking at nVidia drivers. And yes, the OEM could use different GPU's/APU's on different models, but still use either an Intel or AMD CPU.

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Hi all, another little bug for the gurus.
As per my specs, I've got an intel 4790 CPU with onboard 4600 graphics and an Nvidia GTX760 card with latest driver installed. I just tried to open the nvidia control panel and get the attached message. In device manager both show up in "display adapter". Nvidia is set to run on startup in msconfig and to automatic and running in services.msc. I disabled intel through services.msc. but no difference. Do the intel graphics run alongside nvidia? I know I'm dumb with computers but it seems strange I can't open the nvidia interface.

A:Intel or Nvidia?

No problem gang.....dopey me had the hdmi from the monitor plugged into the mobo and not the g/card....Duh

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I am just doing a quick poll to find out which company each person prefers.

A:Nvidia - ATI, Intel - AMD

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Hmm.. Well You all know how i was having issues with my Desktop's Graphic's Card Driver [nVIDIA GeForce 6200A] and its driver crashing..it still does it. but what confuses me my Laptop has a NVidia GeForce 8600M GT, and it has the same driver? [i think] it doesnt crash.. lol

I was wondering if my Dell Dekstop's Motherboard Graphics Chip would work with Windows 7 and beable to use Aero?
it is Intel Graphics Media Accelorator 900. Information on the GMA 900

Also is the Intel Driver [if any] for the graphics is Stable and wont crash.


It's the 915 chipset, so no aero.

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Hi, I am looking into getting a new video card soon and I was wondering which type would go better with my processor and mother board, ATI or nVidia... When I first got my comp I had an AMD 1.8 GHZ processor with an ATI 9500 PRO video card. A year later my processor burned out and died. I replaced it with an Intel 2.8 GHZ processor just to try out Intel. So far it has worked great. But, I wan't to get a new video card and I am stumped at which to get as I want the best performance for my PC as possible. My comps specs are...( as much as I know ). Processor: Intel 2.8 GHZ P4, RAM: 512 MB ( not sure on what type and I will be upgrading it to 1 GB very soon as well). Video card: ATI Radeon 9500 PRO, Hardrive: 60 Gb ( small I know ) So any advice would be appreciated thanks.

A:ATI with Intel or nVidia with Intel

I would go with nVidia because I think they have better cards. I don't think one or the other will perform better but I might be wrong. :hotouch:

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Hello. I have a problem with using Nvidia because by Intel HD Graphics. I have a problem with installing Nvidia because when im trying to install it, then computer shows me Intel HD Graphics. I just want to use Nvidia, Not Intel HD Graphics. Please, help, i've tried everything what was possible. Thank you.     Computer/Laptop: HP Stream Notebook My problem: Installing/Using Nvidia instead Intel HD Graphics

A:How can i use Nvidia instead Intel HD Graphics?

@Patrick09434 To better help you we would need the exact model number or product number of your laptop/desktop??? http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00033108 REO

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Hello Im Brazilian and I would like to know which of the two configurations is better, both have the same price:

proc amd atlhon x2 5600 2.9ghz
mb asus m2n-x
memoria ddr2 2gb kingston 800mhz hyperx especial edition
vga pci express 2.0 HD 3870 512mb gddr4 775mhz
fonte real satelite 400w
hd sata 320gb samsung

proc intel core 2 duo E7400 2.8ghz
mb intel dg31pr
memoria ddr2 2gb kingston 800mhz (normal)
vga pci express 2.0 GeForce 9600GT 512mb 650mhz
fonte real seventeam 450w
hd sata 500gb samsung

already thanks

A:Question: AMD/ATI vs Intel/Nvidia

I like the Intel/Nvidia setup

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i was wondering about the Nvidia optimus technology where the computer has intel graphics and nvidia graphics,

For example, if i am running 2 games, setting 1 on intel and the other on nvidia, does it help with performance? or it doesent work this way? ive already tested but it doesent seem to be working, could be some settings im missing out, any thoughts? thanks in advance

** when i said "doesent seem to be working" i meant , it still feels laggy when both are running

A:using intel and nvidia for 2 games

Not entirely sure of what you're talking about here.

Do you mean playing 2 games at once? Running 1 game off an nVidia graphics card and one card of your mothersboard (Intel) graphics?

This is a silly idea. What's the point playing 2 games at once?

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Im always getting BSOD when using igpu and dgpu at the same time, bsod can happen right when i boot up or it can happen after some hours. When running just igpu or just dgpu i never get any issues.
I got to have intel hd gpu enabled in order to use Intel Quick Sync.
I have already been playing around with drivers but no luck so far.
What could be the problem here?

Logs are taken when only nvidia gpu is running.


A:BSOD when using intel hd and nvidia gpu

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Built by: 7601.18229.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.130801-1533
Debug session time: Sun Sep 22 15:47:26.695 2013 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:07:02.928
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff80002cd1a85, fffff8800b0708d0, 0}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!ExpInterlockedPopEntrySListFault16+0 )
Built by: 7601.18229.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.130801-1533
Debug session time: Sun Sep 22 15:39:54.359 2013 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:01:11.593
BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff80002c79a85, 0, ffffffffffffffff}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!ExpInterlockedPopEntrySListFault16+0 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1E_c0000005_R
PROCESS_NAME: svchost.exe
Built by: 7601.18229.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.130801-1533
Debug session time: Sun Sep 22 15:22:55.458 2013 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:56.302
BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff80002c83a85, fffff8800376a4e8, fffff88003769d40}
Probably caused by : rdyboost.sys ( rdyboost!ST_STORE::StDmCurrentRegionSet+9b )
Built by: 7601.18229.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.130801-1533
Debug session time: Sun Sep 22 15:21:30.575 2013 (UTC + 6... Read more

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Hi, Yesterday i bought this 470 G4 laptop to use it with AutoCAD 2016 3D. Its impossible to run AutoCAD with Nvidia graphics, autoCAD starts and uses only in i5 cpu integrated Intel graphics 620, which for 3D aplications like AutoCAD is a joke..In the Bios i have 2 options for graphics, UMA and the other - dual VGA, if i choose UMA, in the OS, nvidia isnt listed anywhere, not even in device manager after pressing "scan for hardware changes", when i set dual vga in bios, both drivers are listed in the OS. In device manager i disabled the Intel VGA, but the OS automatically switched to Standart VGA graphics, a driver, that isnt intel or nvidia, some standart rubish, i could see, that the HD 1920x1080 resolution was terrible! I set Nvidia 930MX in the nvidia software properties to be used as the primary VGA, i ALSO used the nvidia 930MX software to tell, that nvidia should run the AutoCAD.exe with nvidia graphics, but everything i do doesnt help.. I run AutoCAD, then go to system properties and every time, there is this Intel 620 grpahics..WHY??? WHY cant the VGA driver or OS understand that this is a huge 3D application that needs Nvidias power!??? Why doesnt the nvidas software function (there is a choice to set the exact *.exe which should run with nvidia vga) doesnt do waht its suposed to do? What can i do, are there solutions or i should go to the shop and tell them what i think about them..In the shop the HP people (salespeople) told me, yes, yes, there is a sepperate... Read more

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i have a Lenovo A730. When I run Microsoft Flight Simulator FSX, it always defaults to the onboard Intel hd graphics. I can not get it to run on the nvidia gpu. Yes, I have all updated drivers and no matter what settings I try in the nvidia control panel, the simulator always loads the Intel. I have tried every combination in the nvidia control panel. Any ideas on how to "force" it to run on the nvidia? Thanks.

A:A730 will not run the nvidia gpu, only the Intel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWUxboU7Zwg45 seconds into it shows you how to select what gfx card to use for what program, hope that helps

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So I came across a couple of threads about people having the same laptop as mine and saying theyre able to at least play Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn on medium settings(not sure, think it was high) on 30 fps. I use medium too(no low settings unfortunately, tried lowering all the subsets and fps was same as medium/standard settings). They had the same problem as mine at first about the very low fps in crowded areas(<10fps) and 20ish fps on non crowded places or areas that arent too graphically intricate. But then they say it was the settings/setup that was causing the problems, about our laptop using the Intel gpu instead of the nVidia GTX 660m one. I remember it was sort of 2-3 threads I saw that had these problems, but some of the answers werent too direct or were pretty vague like this oneCan't get above 8 FPS on a Lenovo y580 | FFXIV ARR Forum - Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.
He said he "put the whole computer to use the Nvidia card exclusively... and now it runs between 30 and 60 FPS" though I dont know how and didnt quite understand how to do it based on his answer, but I guess thats on me not being a techie guy "Swapping between Auto Select and Nvidia exclusively is as easy as right clicking on my desktop". I tried to check where when I right click but the only related ones I see are Graphics Properties which is wholly related to Intel, and couldnt find anything about switching entirely to nVidia and Graphics Options was more of a notific... Read more

A:Laptop may not be using nVidia GPU, uses Intel instead?

You could look in your BIOS for a setting that lets you pick what graphics to use. Look at startup for what key to press to get in to your BIOS, it varies by manufacturer.

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Hi, Today I've made a test with my Yoga 500-14ISK that has flickering issue.  I connected it to TV via hdmi. As I said before, it happens ONLY on battery. - When I connect to HDMI when the screen already flickers or the fan is loud (cpu load) the TV screen will have "snowing" effect. Normally when it would have no signal it should say "No signal", but it was snowing like a very old TV.- When I connect to HDMI before the screen flickers (before launching a game) everything will be fine and TV will display things normally.- And, the most important part of the test: FLICKERING WAS ONLY OCCURING ON LAPTOP SCREEN. Is that faulty screen or battery? I blame battery because if the battery gets lower the flickering is getting worse. at 80-100% no flickering, 50-80% single flickers every some seconds, 0-50% extreme crazy flickering. Oh, I forget to say the flickering I'm talking about is when games are ran (especially ROBLOX, it uses a lot of cpu, gpu and its online). When using normally the flickering starts on 20%. i am asking you because the batteries for 500-14isk are expensive. 

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I have recently got a new laptop with a GeForce GT 520M, and for some reason my DxDiag doesnt seem to register the fact that it's there, as you can see below.

I have got the nVidia Drivers installed as well as Intel HD Graphics installed.

I'm worried that this is affecting my laptops performance.

Please help!


A:Why have I got Intel HD and Nvidia Drivers?

Hello stubby,

At first glance I would say this was correct but I need the complete laptop model name and number to be sure

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I just had this card installed, and i am now having problems with video's down loaded from the web. The video picture colors are all off, sound is fine. I Am using Windows XP pro. It/videos work intermitantly?? Mostly dont,,, PC Games and still pics are just GREAT. Any ideas on how to fix. I have fiddled with different things but nothing changes the video color quality.

A:New, Nvidia Geforce FX 5500 256Mb Video Card and have problem with down loaded video

Ah, my friend.it sounds not to be a video card problem, but more of a codec issue. make sure your codecs are up to date and if that doesn't work, post your system specs.

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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


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

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As I am going to buy a new PC I wish to know which video card brand should to go with keeping in view the future developments such as Intel's release of their Core i7 (Nehalem) processors by the end of this year. And as you know there is dispute between intel and Nvidia at present and it may be possible that Nvidia may not be able to support intel's next processors i.e. Core i7, do you think that Nvidia which is today the defacto standard in PC gaming and widely recognized would lose this position to the ATI video cards in near future? So should I go forward with Nvidia or ATI? Kindly recommend. Thanks

A:Nvidia or ATI after Intel Core i7 processors?

It kinda depends on what chipset you go with rather than the processor type. For example, if you buy a PC or motherboard with an Intel chipset, rather than an nVidia chipset, you should buy ATI because of greater compatibility. Also, Intel's chipsets support ATI Crossfire technology while nVidia chipsets support SLI. I would imagine that the new i7 processors would perform better on a native Intel chipset over nVidia but that's my two cents. It doesn't look like either graphics corp. is going to succeed over the other any time soon so it's anyone's guess as to who comes out on top, if that even happens...

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i have the following specifications,what is the best videocard for windows 7,

ubuntu 9

------------ my system specifications ------------

asus p5n73am

intel dual core 2.5 ghz

2gb ram

160 gb western digital harddisk

liteon - moserbaer dvd writer

zebronics cobra cabinet(tower)

onboard via vt1708b - audio

nvidia geforce 7050/nvidia nforce 610i - video


my smps is rated 450 watts

i love to play sims 3 with graphics enabled at the maximum .

A:Best videocard for Intel machines Ati, Nvidia or others

There is no "Best" but you must make sure that your 450 watt power supply can handle it...
You will find terrific arguments from every side... nVidia, ATI, etc..
Then you have to figger in what games you play
Most often it is a cost issue...

SIMS does not make huge demands on your system... but I would change the power supply before going too much higher than your nVidia GeForce 7050...

Unless you are shooting for higher, more powerful games, you are likely fine with what you have.

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I was just wondering, are intel chipsets and nvidia drivers compatible and do they work well together? The only computers I have owned have all had Nvidia chipsets.

A:Intel chipset and nvidia drivers

Yes they are compatible... Some Nvidia video drivers have problems with Windows and not necessairily with the chipsets

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A:Just as ATI said ADIOS to Nvidia, So Doth AMD to Intel

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I set everything in the the Nvidia Control Panel to force the system to use my Nvidia Geforce 850M GPU, since I noticed that it wasn't ever switching. I also set it to display on the screen what GPU the Physx engine is using, and it always uses the onboard Intel GPU. I also checked my system information, and the Nvidia card is listed as a render-only card. From what I've googled, that means that it isn't being fully utilized. Does anyone have information on this? My games seem fairly slow compared to what a couple of sites have said my card should be able to handle. For example, Arkham Knight has to run on low graphics for my FPS to be decent and not lag. I know I'm on a laptop, but my system specs should be able to handle more.

A:Force Nvidia instead of Onboard Intel GPU

You need to go into the BIOS setup and disable the onboard graphics. While there check that BIOS is using the correct PCI-E socket.

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I just bought a Zeus Mini i300 from Best Buy. PC arrived today, set it up and it will not detect the GTX 750. it only detects the Intel Integrated HD card on the mobo. Not sure what to do, I've tried a number of things and my computer doesn't even detect the GTX 750. In GPU-z only the Intel HD shows up. I don't know if this is a factor but upon first boot, I had the monitor plugged into the mobo i.e. Intel HD. Whenever I try to plug into the GPU, be it HDMI or regular cable that came with the monitor, there is nothing but darkness. Tried to install Nvidia drivers, it cannot detect hardware. In the BIOS it's under PEG instead of IGD but still nothing. When I boot up with the cable plugged into the slot for the GPU, I cannot even see the BIOS. It's just a dark screen. My last resort was to try Windows Update, and it downloaded some nVidia apater/drivers right now for the GTX 750. Updates were a success, apparently, yet in device manager I still only see the Intel 4600 and when trying to manually install the Nvidia driver that I downloaded from their website, it says "could not find compatibable hardware". I am at a loss and this is a completely new system. Under device manager, when I click to show hidden items, it does show the GTX 750 and says it is not properly connected (code 45).

My friend and I tried to do some troubleshooting and now the GTX 750 doesn't even show up under hidden devices.

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A:Only Detects Intel 4600 Not Nvidia GPU - NEW PC

You should be able to take it to the nearest store. Make them fix it or return your money.

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which ones do you prefer i like amd/ati cause they good and cheap only downfall if heat problem. i hate intel and nvidia but everyones got there opinions

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hello everyone

I have a laptop equipped with nVIDIA 310M GPU and Intel HD graphics, the one is working now is Intel HD.
I downloaded a game Demo for Crysis 2 from Steam, when I try to play it a message comes up saying: Unsupported video card detected etc... and in the bottom of the message: Intel HD graphics: [vendor id = 0x8086, 6device id = 0x0046]

how can I play the game with nVIDIA GPU not Intel's GPU??
there is no switch button in my laptop like other laptops have.

A:nVIDIA 310M VS. Intel HD graphics

From what I can see yours uses the switchable graphics that should switch automatically based on required usage,

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Forum- K42JC 64bit nVidia

Do you have the latest driver for both installed? If not go here,

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Notebooks - ASUS K42JC

to get them as both are required for it to work. Also don't use the reference Intel or Nvidia driver as they haven't been written to work with the switching, only get them from Asus.

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so my boot time takes a very long time (~5min) and i believe one of the causes is a faulty vga.sys... i copied the vga.sys from the windows\system32\drivers folder to the desktop and changed the sys into a txt file so that i may see some keywords from it... i opened the vga.txt and found keywords like the ATI and NVIDIA...

now the problem is that i have the Intel(R) GMA HD and not the NVIDIA... I just installed Batman: Arkham Asylum and it says that the NVIDIA Geforce #(some number) is required... are there any get-around from this?<-- i mean, to make my boot faster...

hoping for a solution... thanks...

A:Intel(R) & NVIDIA driver booty

Set up a clean boot. If you run faster, follow instructions
If you do not run faster report back for further help
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7

If it does not work, let us know if it works in safe mode.

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Hello Everyone,
I am new here, and i need help from senior members i want to buy a new graphic card for my PC. I have heard that it cant run latest Graphic cards which use DDR3 or DDR5 , also what is the relation of power supply wattage with graphic card???
My PC config is
Processor; Intel Core2Duo E7200 (2.53 Ghz)
MotherBoard: Intel DG31 PR
Ram: 2 GB DDR2
Graphic card: Nividia Geforce 9400 GT.

A:Can Intel DG 31 PR support Nvidia Geforce GTS 450 ???

Hello and welcome to the forums, Tarique!

From looking at your desktop's motherboard specifications that are listed on this site by Intel:-

Intel? Desktop Board DG31PR &mdash; Technical product specification for DG31PR

Your mother board has a PCI-E x 16 slot which should be able to support the GTS 450.

The only question that remains is whether your PSU (Power Supply Unit) can support the card; what is the wattage of your PSU?

Please check your PSU by opening up your PC's case and having a look at the side of the PSU for the manufacturer's sticker or something that would indicate its specifications.

Don't forget to fill up the rest of your specifications also by following this tutorial:-
System Info - See Your System Specs
This information is very important, we need it before we can proceed with answering your question(s).

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Hiya...never had this before 2 displays....Intel (R) HD Graphics Family and Nvidia GeForce 540M.

Question is which to use when? Looks like the default for everything seems to be the Intel even a game I have started playing....would have thought the displays would automatically change accordingly, is this the case? I see I can override settings if need be but do I really need to do this or will it decide which to use and change automatically?


A:Choice of Displays-Intel & Nvidia

Sounds like you have a laptop with the switchable graphics card. The Intel HD Graphics card is generally used for the standard graphics and the nVidia GeForce 540 would kick in for the more heavy duty graphics processing such as 3D rendering.

As to when it would switch over, I would presume it depends on who the manufacturer of that laptop has decided how it handles it.

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Hi all - I'm a bit confused about whether my VN7-792G is configured correctly. If I right click the desktop and go to Graphics Properties, the Intel HD Graphics control panel comes up.   The Nvidia control panel shows only options for 3-D Settings and nothing else. This is not the same as my other machines that have Nvidia graphics cards, and default to a full Nvidia control panel. Thanks for any knowlege here.

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Can you tell me which is better for an Intel quad core processor : Intel integrated 2000 or Nvidia Geforce Gt 610 2gb??

I want to use for gaming.

The specs below are for my old cpu and motherboard. I have to install the new ones. I'm getting an 3rd Gen i5 Cpu which has Integrated Graphics 2000. So my query is whether i should use the integrated one or my Nvidia 610.


A:Intel Integrated Graphics Vs Nvidia

You would want a GTX 750 Ti if you like playing games on low-med and sometimes high. The GeForce GT 610 is not a gaming card and is just an entry-level meaning it's for office or HTPC use.

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I just tested an Nvidia 9300 GS card with a Intel Corei3 HD 2000 graphics system. Here is the windows experience index scores I got :

Nvidia 9300 GS :
Base Score 3.9

- Processor : 7.1
- Memory : 7.5
- Graphics : 3.9
- Gaming Graphics : 5.1
- Hard Disk : 5.9

Intel HD 2000 :
Base Score : 5.2

- Processor : 7.1
- Memory : 5.9
- Graphics : 5.2
- Gaming Graphics : 5.8
- Hard Disk : 5.9

My questions are :

When using Intel HD graphics, it reduces the score of my Ram! How is that possible? It checks the speed of the ram. Not the size (i think). Intel graphics take some of the ram space but how can that effect the speed?

From both of them, what will be the good choice?

A:Nvidia 9 series or Intel HD 2000?

I'm pretty sure the Wei takes into account the amount of available ram in addition to the speed which would account for the reduction in the wei.

Also upon checking passmark it would appear that the Intel HD graphics does out perform the 9300 gs although I would need which i3 processor you have to confirm

i3 G3D rating is 200+
9300 GS G3D rating 138.

out of the two I guess you should stick with the integrated graphics since it is better unless you need the extra Ram that is uses

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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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