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Do I still need to use my Nvidia video card CD's?

Q: Do I still need to use my Nvidia video card CD's?

Ok I am running 2 dual video cards, both by Nvidia, 9600 GT & 9800 GT.

Do I need to use both CD's to re-install the drivers for Win 7 64?

Or are the drivers already updated with Win 7?

Or do I need to go to Nvidias website and get the latest drivers?

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Preferred Solution: Do I still need to use my Nvidia video card CD's?

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: Do I still need to use my Nvidia video card CD's?

Got to NVidia's site to get latest drivers for Win 7 x64. Run it and let it install. Use the device manager to see what is going on with each individual card after. Use the device manager to install to one or both if the setup.exe doesn't do so.

Good luck.

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Hello
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

Thanks.
 

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

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I'm looking at the latest video cards that are out, i.e ATI X1600XT/X1800XT/X1900XT and Nvidia 7600GT/7900GT. I'll have an X2 and a ASUS SLI/Crossfire mobo for upgradability. I'm not a big gamer and want image quality so am leaning towards ATI. I'm into video/photo editing and HTPC/Multimedia, but want the card to last 3 or more years into Vista and what apps in my fields of interest become available for it. I know DX10 is coming and who knows what versions after that in this 3 year time span.

Should I get the cheap X1600XT/7600GT and wait till next year when Vista/DX10 are in service and the video cards are up to date to buy an expensive card if even then? I'm leaning this way but want varied opinion.

Will these cards not be able to take advantage of DX10+ when it comes? Will they run DX10+ at all or do I never apply that update?

My biggest goal is high quality/accurate image. But supporting all the Vista visual goodies and non-game apps to come is important. So which is it ATI or Nvidia? And which card for the winner?
Thanks
CC
 

A:Which video card? ATI or Nvidia?

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Going into a slightly amd 1800+ system.

Best bang for the buck under $100.
 

A:Best nvidia agp video card for $100 or less?

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There is a video card from Nvidia that spec'd with 256 MB x16 ram. What does "x16" mean? does the video card have a total of 256MB? Is there a site that would explain this?
THanks
 

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I have a Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 video card and an AMD 3.0 gig dual core processor and a . I am trying to use Sniper: Ghost Warrior II and it says my video card is not big enough. The card is build in to the mother board and I would like to get a bigger card but I don't know what to get. Don't know if it will even work with this mother board. I need help. I paid for the game, and would like to use it.

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I know that GTX 690 is the newest one.. but alot say its not worth it.. it costs alot but isnt really that much better compared to older GTX video cards..

So my question is which GTX currently would be best?
 

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If I move my Side Bar up or down too fast and the Icons in a Group like C:\Windows where Take time to refresh my machine will get a weird Video pattern and crash. I have tried different refresh rates, Newest drivers & Testing my machine with Fix It Utilities 4.0 but nothing works. This is a 1.8 Ghz with a 120 GIG and a 17 Gig drive.
Anyone else have a problem like this???
Thanks
Fairbanks
 

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Hi, I'm havign some trouble with my video card. It's a 7900 GT. So my issue is that a few weeks ago I installed new drivers for it and I started having problems with the graphics of all my games. Certain pixels would stretch to random places, shadows would become purple, etc. Well nvidia came out with a new driver said to fix this problem but it seems to me like it has done nothing. So I'm assuming either these drivers are messed up or I did something I didnt realise. Any ideas on what's up, what i can do to fix it, and is anyone else having these problems?
Thanks
 

A:Nvidia video card problem

And that ladies and gentlemen is called artifacts dude im getting the same problems as well read my post and look at rage's post it'll probably help you out
 

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HelloI have an older HP p600o desktop.  it doesnt get used much and I am very careful not to let anyone install crap on it.  I am wanting to install an aftermarket NVIDIA video card and need to know how to disable the onboard or propritary video card.  My motherboard is an IPIEL LA-3  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01746799 Computer is an HP P6000 system # AY576AA#ASBA      SER# MXU0140HK0 I installed the card and neither worked.  I am sure there is a jumper on the board that needs to be reconfigured to lock out the propritary video.   I am unable to locate it and I had no luck finding a manual for this board. help...... Larry













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A:Installing NVIDIA video card

Disregard.  I figured it out. Thanks

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I accidentally changed something and I don't know what! I can't get the color to be 256 bit, only 16. I tried downloading the latest driver but it didn't work. When I try to change it to 256 color it says to check the display in the device manager, and that says that everything is working. Can you give me any help??? Thanks
 

A:nvidia geforce 256 video card

Your going to need to get the drivers reinstalled. If you still have the installation cd run it and load the drivers from there. If not download the latest from http://www.nvidia.com.
Last ditch, go to device manager, remove the card, reboot and reinstall.
 

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Since I installed a new nvidia video card (3D Blaster 4 Titanium 4200) in replacement of an older ATI , I have problems with this [email protected]!?&@ blue screen ( IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL) after 15 minutes of normal use.
Everthing works great in safe mode, but I want my new video card
Is there a possibilty to remove some drivers to avoid a hard disk format ?-)
I'm using windows 2000 with a Dual 710 MHz Pentium III and a memory of 256 MB.

Thanks

Guy.
 

A:[SOLVED] nvidia & ATI video card

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I've stumbled upon a slight mystery here,my video card has two sets of drivers, one from MSI and one from nvidia. Do you know which I'm supposed to use?

Using the MSI updater it says "current driver: not installed" it also says that the latest driver available is 8.17.12.5896.

I currently have installed Nvidia driver 285.79.

I just don't know why there are two drivers...

Any help appreciated, thanks.
 

A:Video card drivers - MSI or Nvidia?

there is no difference between The two drivers ,the drivers in both MSI site and Nvidia site are the same .but through The Nvidia official site you can download the latest drivers ,which it is not available until now in MSI offical site , hope this help
 

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Hello would like to know if I can connect my svideo tv out to my video in on my VCR and will it work? I don't have a svideo connection on my TV. I know I can convert svideo to RCA to work with my VCR. Any help would be appreciated, the people from dell don't have an answer.
Thanks,
Neesh
 

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Why can't I find where my 3d and open gl settings are? I see everything else, but I can see these. According to the book, they should be there. I've downloaded the newest drivers from nvidia. This is a new card to a newly built pc. 256 mb.
 

A:FX NVIDIA 5200 Video Card

They should be in Display Properties in Control Panel. Open up Display, then click on Settings, then click on the Advanced Button. Then you should see your settings. If they are not there its becuase the driver is not correctly installed or the AGP Acceleration is turned Off on that Advanced page.
 

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I was in my dorm yesterday and i decided to hook up my TV to my video card and do dual monitor. . . i have one problem i left my driver disk at home and i need a file (nv_4mini.sys) But like i said i am at college and cant get home anytime soon to get the CD with the files on it. . . I cant seem to find the file Any one who may know where i could find this file on-line or if someone could email it to me it would be awesome!!
 

A:Solved: Nvidia Video Card Help

You shouldn't need to install anything to hook up additional displays.

But you can go to Nvidia's website and download their latest driver, since its complaining about a Nvidia driver file.

Here's the latest driver: http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxp_2k_81.85.html
 

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I'm still learning.....

When I log on computer, screen shows "The ATI control panel
failed to initialize because no ATI driver is installed, or ATI driver is not working properly. The ATI control panel will now exit".

I know that has been discussed here, but this is my question: Isn't ATI a video card? I have Nvidea GeForce FX5500 in my system (XP, 1 G Ram)) yet this error message always appears. When I pull up display adaptors in device mgr, my Nvidea shows, nothing for ATI does.

So, do I need both? I just updated drivers on my video card and direct x due to a game freezing. That didn't help. Then I remembered this error message and wondered if it had something to do with it.

Thanks alot for any help.
Modmomm
 

A:Do I need Ati drivers if I have Nvidia video card?

You don't need ATI drivers-they are for AMD/ATI graphics cards- uninstall them.
Use Driver Sweeper here:
http://downloads.guru3d.com/Guru3D---Driver-Sweeper-(Setup)-download-1655.html
in preference to "Add and Remove Programs" in the control panel. I would uninstall both the ATI and nVidia drivers and re-install the applicable nVidia driver to ensure you get an uncorrupted install.
The DirectX update should be fine.

You should only have the graphics driver from your graphics card vendor ( the manufacturer) i.e. Gigabyte, MSI, XFX, EVGA etc. If the card is an OEM product then download from here http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

FX5xxx branded cards (not OEM) may not run with the nVidia Forceware drivers so make sure you use the manufacturers recommended download if available.
 

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I have an Nvidia GeForce 4 MX 420. it is giving me sever problems when it comes do to running cinematic features in half to the majority of my computer games and i have been unable to figure out how to fix this problem. Can anyone help out here?:angry2:

A:Nvidia Video Card Problems

Try looking here. You can download new drivers from nvidia also.

http://www.nvidia.com/page/support_faqs.html

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I have a tvout svideo connection on my video card and I have connected it to my tv, however I can't get it to work. Do I need software to run this application? I would like to view my monitor on my tv screen. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

Neesh
 

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im usually used to these sort of things like second nature, but i have NO CLUE at all in the world of graphics/video cards chips or whatever. ive spent the last 3 hours doing nothing at all trying to understand this...

My computer has an NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 model64 pro video board. i have no clue at all what this is, but i know its what i have. The problem is that i want to play the Sims 2 (and other games later on), but the graphics are all slow and choppy. going through troubleshooting, it says i need a new 'driver', or, the latest driver provided by the video card chipset.

i have no idea what to get, how to get them, in what order and would really like it if someone could tell me what i should do (in simple terms), or just explain it all to me.

thanks to anyone who helps.

A:Video Card, Drivers, Nvidia? Help?

Here are the driver links at the Nvidia Home Page.Nvidia drivers Win98Nvidia drivers XP/W2kNvidia drivers XP Media Center

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Hi folks,

Bad storm came through this morning. Afterwards when booting pc all i've gotten was 800 x 600 resolution with 16 color.

I've downloaded and updated the drivers for monitor and the Nvidia GEForce4 MX 440 video card.

No help.

Each time I try to change the display it forces me to restart pc to allow change. Previously I could always see the display change and choose whether I wanted to keep it or not without a restart. When I accept change and restart, computer hangs and monitor light goes to standby. Only way to recover is a ctr-alt-del and enter. PC restarts but comes right back to the huge 800 x 600 resolution.

Machine is also very, very slow in everything it does since this morning. I tried moving the monitor to the onboard video and rebooting, but then it never came on ... stayed in standby mode.

Is it possible for me to disable the video card while still plugged into it and be able to revert back to the onboard video just to test the card?

I haven't had a lot of experience with monitors and video cards. I'm not even positive they are the problem.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

She's
 

A:Nvidia Video Card Fried?

G'day shesun4givn2...wow that is certainly a name!
I would suggest removing the power from the machine, then removing the video card and plugging the monitor back into the onboard video socket.
On re-power up it will (with luck) realise the onboard video is required and load the driver for it and produce an image.
You shouldn't need drivers at this point, hopefully you won't need to enter BIOS and make any changes.
See if you can get that up.
(It sounds like the video card may be crippled)
Lightning does not need to strike the prower lines to kill a machine, it is always worthwhile unplugging or fitting a surge protection device. (these work sometimes)
Cheers, qldit.
 

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i want to know which video card is better suited: nvidia or ati.
-what are pros and cons of both?
-how does the numbering system of both work?

about the set up:
-dual monitor set up
-i want to play new games but old games (20 years old) as well.
-i do not want to overclock, and just use 1 video card.
-reliability is more important than performance, the video card should be stable and be used for a long time.
 

A:nvidia or ati video card best suited

if it is a intel chipset m/b then nvidia

amd then ati

the higher the number is the newer version of the card

video cards and psu upgrades go hand in hand
 

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I have a Asus P5B motherboard with the nVidia 650i chipset.

Anyone know if the mobo/chipset is compatible with ATI Video cards?
 

A:nVidia Chipset and ATI Video Card

1. please post in the correct forum - audio/video
2. video cards generally are not dependant on mobo chipsets. (there are a few exceptions.) If you have a slot, you should be able to use it with the right drivers. If you have integrated video you will need to turn it off in BIOS.
 

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A simple question guys and gals. I have an infinity for dell dimension 8100 and optiplex gx 400 towers. The boards are similar, vintage from the late 90's. They both use APG NVIDIA brand video cards, typicaly VGA only, although I have seen Svideo, and DVI, and even ANALOG line out connectors. How do I identify the model number of a given card to determine whether it would work in these boards. The NVIDIA part # eludes me. There are any printed #s on the card, both on labels, and in white ink. I do not see any I recognize as in ATI, GE FORCE, ect. I have several APG video cards in my pile and I need to identify them. Swapping cards is a slow way to test. In addition this process produces eveything from NO video to incorrect colors, to noise bars. Any info welcome. A list of compatible cards from N or others would also be welcome.
 

A:Nvidia branded APG video card

The best thing I can think is trying to look-up the serial number if there are still stickers on any of them, otherwise you'll have no choice but to swap them in your PC one at a time and see if you can ID them with GPU-Z.

Sorry I couldn't be of more help.
 

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I am installing a nvidia gtx 650 ti into a HP xw 4600 running win 7.  At start up we are getting 6 beeps and no monitor output. We tried the card in a different machine and it worked, so we know the card is good.  Any assitance would be appreciated! We have upgraded the power supply to 600W thinking that was the problem, no joy. Any other thoughts?

A:Video card issue - nvidia gtx 650 ti in a HP xw 4600

From the troubleshooting guide:http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01973592.pdfit's a pre-video graphics error - try to reseat the graphics card.Well, I think you have done that already.This is an office workstation designed for quadro graphics cards ...Maybe you need a BIOS update:http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/ProductList.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=12454&prod...

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Hey All,

I have an xps 1710 and recently had issues with my video card and nvidia geforce go 7950 gtx. Dell came out with a new card. But no matter what they did and Im now waiting for them to get back to me we couldnt install the drivers. The following msg kept on coming up


"There was a problem with the device, An error occured during the installation of the device"

This morning when I turned on my laptop I got a blue screen with the following statement:

"Driver unloaded without cancelling pending operation, your system has been shut down.

I was able to restart my system.

Any ideas???
 

A:Cant install nvidia drivers on new video card

I would suggest you run DriverCleaner Pro ( http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=745 ) and remove all traces of the bad NVidia installs and then defragment and then reboot and then run sfc /scannow.

After that, you can try a fresh NVidia install.
 

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Hello i posted a messiage on here earler because about my task bar and start menu not show up after i downloaded the drivers on the cd tha came with my video card im still haveing the problem but someone told me that i might be installing the wrong drivers ive tried some of the drivers at nvidia but theres a conflick
im running window Xp hone 2002
my comp.is a gateway.Intel celeron(tm)cpu
1200 MHZ
1.20 GHZ
512 MB of ram
maybe some one can help me ive been working on this for 2 days now
 

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I am having video problems with my recently installed Jaton 3DForce FX5700L video card, most notably when trying to run EQ2, as well as some other 3D games. While things load & run normally, the video, especially the video of my character appears vividly colored & blurred while some onscreen text is clear & other text is blurred or chopped up, Tweaking the in game resolution settings changes some things to make som or all text legible or makes the character clearer, but never both.
I have repeatedly erased & installed what seem to be the latest drivers for the card, as well as Direct X 9.0, as well as reinstalled the game itself, but the same problem remains. I have contacted Jaton tech. suppt. by phone, only to be told to do what I have already tried (Probably I suspect, by thier Phillipino receptionist posing as a tech suppt. type).
According to my machines Dev. manager, the video card is operating properly & when running DXDIAG, it also indicates the card is working ok (although the text on the spinning block during the 3D test displays is slightly pixellated).
My system is a Compaq 5420US with an AMD Athlon XP1700 1.47 Ghz processor, 768 Mb SDram, 80 Gbyte HD, running Win XP home. The video driver is nv4_disp.dll vers. 6.14.0010, dated 10/29/2004.
Any help w ould be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Video Problems with EQ2 & Nvidia FX5700LE card

i guess make sure its not overheating?

that would screw up the display...
 

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I would like to stop using the Nvidia card and use the built-in Intel graphics instead.  In older computers, simply plugging  the monitor into the computer's video port (not the Nvidia card's) made this change.  In the 8910, plugging into the computer's port does nothing - the monitor remains shut off.  Do I have to remove the Nvidia card in order to switch to Intel graphics or will simply disabling the Nvidia card do it?

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I have a nvidia Geforce GT 630  pci video card will this work in my computer it is factory refurbished for gaming

A:nvidia Geforce GT630 video Card

Hi: I don't know about a PCI card working, but a Nvidia GT 630 PCIe x16 card should. A PCI card would not do well for gaming at all. The GT 630 PCIe x16 card will work within the specs of the 320W power supply your PC has.

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I wasn't really sure if I should post this in Windows 7, Internal Hardware or Audio/Video, but I'll try here first. I just installed a Nvidia 8800 GT video card in my Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit pc. When using the latest drivers, I see the Windows splash screen for a bit, then it go black, but the pc continues to load as usual (confirmed by using remote desktop to get into it). If I use any of the older drivers, the pc just hangs at the Windows splash screen. I've searched all over Google for this and found lots of similar problems, but no solutions that have worked for me yet. If anyone has any ideas, I would appreciate it.

A:Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and Nvidia 8800 GT video card

Nevermind, fixed it with a BIOS update.

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I recently installed one of Nvidia's MX400 video cards on my computer and almost immediately began having my system completely freeze up. Sometimes there would be a spontaneous re-boot, but not usually. Sometimes there would be a short delay (1-15 minutes) before everything would seize, sometimes I could not completely boot before seizing, but seizing was inevitable.

On occasion, I would get an error message telling me that (to paraphrase) Windows had detected an error related to the driver for the MX 400. Ah ha!!

So... I removed the MX400 and replaced it with my old card, downloaded the newest driver, followed the instructions and replaced the MX400. Rebooted and had the same problem.

I read numerous posts in this forum from others with what sounds EXACTLY like my problem. Someone suggested it could be heat. So, I tried running the MX400 with the sides of my case off and a fan blowing into the rear of the case. The problem continued unabated.

Here are the system vitals... It's a home-made "moe-sheen" so there is no brand-name:

Windows XP Pro
512 Mb PC 2100
Dual HDD (20G C: & 10G D
TDK CD Burner & Compaq CD ROM

MoBo Specs (from the box):
1st Mainboard (Manufacturer)
Model AN-11
Support Socket A CPU
VIA KT266+8233 Chipset
AGP4X Support+ATA 100
Promise RAID (I have no RAID devices installed, however)

From the mobo manual... if it's important:

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A:nVidia MX400 Video Card & Win XP - Freeze

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Hello All..please help...not computer literate- just basic.....hope I have posted in the right place ? if I have not, then any guidance to the correct area will be most appreciated.

Can someone please advise.. from the Nvidia GeForce GT635 video card - can I use an hdmi cable and connect to a Samsung lcd TV (Samsung 22" 1080p 60Hz LED HD TV (UN22F5000)..?? ....I intend to buy this TV , currently didn't, as I'm not aware if it will work. ?? once I have the correct advice only then can I proceed to buy.

im using windows 8.1

my system specs are as follows..........
Orchid Motherboard = orchid s
?Manufacturer: MSI
?Form factor: uATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 in) x 24.4 cm (9.6 in)
?Chipset: AMD A78 FCH
?Memory sockets: 4 x DDR3
?Processor socket: FM2+
?Expansion Slots:
?One PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.0)
?Three PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.0)
?One PCI Express mini card

Processor = AMD A10 6700
?TDP: 65W
?Operating speed: Up to 3.7 GHz (up to 4.3 GHz turbo)
?Number of cores: 4
?Socket: FM2

Memory = 8 GB
?Amount: 8 GB
?Speed: PC3-12800 MB/s
?Type: DDR3-1600
Video graphics card =NVIDIA GeForce GT 635
Figure 2: Video card
kindly see attachment Images of video card...and ...Ports
also see Image of video card bracket showing ports
1 - HDMI
2 - DVI

?Form Factor: Low profile PCB with ATX bracket
?Dimensions: 14.4 cm x 6.8 cm (5.7 in x 2.7 in)
?Maximum resolution:
?DVI (dual-link) resolution: 2560 x 1600 x 32bpp at 60Hz
?HDMI resolution: 1920 x... Read more

A:Nvidia GeForce GT635 video card

It says "HDMI resolution: 1920 x 1080". Which is a common port you would connect to a TV.
 

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Now that the XPS A10 8700 BIOS update is out, Chris-M would like to close the long Black screen of death thread.
Let's use this to post successes and links out to other forums with tips, tricks and how-to-resolve issues with high-end nVidia GTX cards. 
This will help others choose wisely or perhaps find a solution to an already solved problem.
In the body of your post, if you have upgraded to a high-end nVidia GTX graphics card, please list the following.
* specific video card* exact driver version* Brand monitor and resolution and cable type: HDMI, DVI, Display Port or (yikes) VGA* specific power supply you are using if you upgraded or indicate Stock Dell 460W.
Ask questions, link to benchmarks, describe what has gone well and reflect on what you might have done differently.
I encourage AMD owners to start a similar discussion, but let us keep this thread to high end nVidia GTX cards only. 

High end should imply above and beyond what Dell has shipped, or more than a GTX 660 or GTX 750ti.
GTX 760, 770, 780, 780ti, 970 and 980 graphics cards are what I would consider high-end.

A:XPS 8700 nVidia GTX video card upgrades,

http://www.overclock.net/t/1514085/official-nvidia-gtx-970-owners-club 
https://forums.geforce.com/default/board/155/geforce-900-series/ 
https://www.google.com/#q=site:techpowerup.com+GTX+970

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Hello! I recently bought an Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 ti, decided it was time to upgrade from my Radeon 55 HD series.

However this is were the problem began, I had win7 installed to one HHD, booted up everytime with no problems with the Radeon. After installing the Nvidia though, every boot up it would check NVram then say something along the lines of, "cannot find boot manager". Tried repairing the boot directory, everything, so after a while I just decided to reformat. Did a safe reformat and had nothing important installed anyways. Re-installed, upon boot up everything worked, logged in, and was actually on my desktop. However I felt uneasy, so I shutdown and re booted. Cannot find boot manager is what I saw. At this point I am not sure what is going on. One thing that might be important to know, is that I have 2 HDDs, one has a SATA connection the other has the Master/Slave cable.

AMD Athlon II X3 (processor)
Asus motherboard (Can't remember the make, I know is its one of the M series)
2 4gb DDR3
550w 12v+ power supply

Thank you for any help in advance!
 

A:OS won't boot after Nvidia video card install

But when you went back to the old card, it worked ok?
Have you tried testing the questionable video card in another unit?
 

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Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
EVGA E-Geforce 8800gtx 768mb
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AMD FX-60 2.6ghz
3gb PC4000 DDR500
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Every time I install vista, and it does the performance check, my graphics score is 1.

I've tried setting it to automatically install all updates, and I've tried setting it to only install critical updates.

Every time I go to install drivers for my video card (nVidia 8 series win vista 32 bit) it stops and says the install program could not locate drivers compatible with my current hardware.

After I closed it, the Program compatability wizard popped up, so I selected "install using different settings" or whatever that option is when something fails to install.

The install failed in the same spot, this time telling me the version of vista I was using was not 32 bit (I'm guessing said compatability wizard sets it to a different version to try to get the install to work)

Anyway, this isn't the first time I've had this problem. I tried installing vista about 2 months ago, same problem. I searched for a few days, and finally gave up.

I decided to try installing again because of a guide in PC Gamer magazine about dual booting vista beside xp on different partitions.
My question is: How do I get Vista to detect my 8800? I've installed all the updates the automatic updater listed. I've searched extensively. Most forum search functions are rubbish... that, or I'm using the wrong keywords.

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A:Vista not detecting Video Card (nVidia)

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OK
I just got my NVIDIA Geforce 7900 GT.

Steps:
1) Uninstalled ATI Raedon x300 XPRESS Series (came with the computer)
2) Turned off the computer and inserted the Nvidia Geforce card in (it's a XFX btw) like the manual said
3) Started it back up and installed the drivers
4) Went to 'Setup' (when startin the PC) and changed Video Mode to PCI-E and disabled all BIOs except the sound

I go to start a game to test it out and I still get the same FPS. I wouldn't expect to get the same FPS as I did with the integrated graphics so I'm stuck and confused to why it's (exactly) the same FPS.

I have checked my display adapters and I only see "NVIDIA Geforce 7900 GT" and it seems to recognize it's installed correctly.


Comp. Specs:
AMD Athlon
Windows XP
512MB

I'm probably going to build a new computer from scratch with this card LATER on but right now I want to use this with this computer.
 

A:Video Card Help - NVIDIA Geforce 7900 GT

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot!

What size CPU & PSU?
 

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Is there anyway for me to run World of Warcraft on an unsupported Video Card (NVidIA TNT2) without spending money on a new card? I spent fifty dollars on the game and now I"m stuck! Help?>??
 

A:Please help me- Video Card/Driver NVidia TNT2- WoW

you could always return the game. have you actually tried the game, and seen it fail. if so, you'll need a newer video card.
 

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Hi all. My computer has a very strange problem with nvidia graphic cards. For some reason they dont work in Windows 2000 or XP. They work perfectly in 98 though. When i try to use an nvidia card in my computer with either xp or 2000 it says "This Device Could Not Start (Code 10). Yet any other brand works fine. I tried to install new graphic card drivers but that didnt help. Could this problem be with my bios? Do i need to flash it? Or is my motherboard not compatible with nvidia video cards? The motherboards chipset is the VIA Apollo PRO 133.
Ive tried both a geforce MX440 and a Vanta LT but they both do exactly the same thing.

These are my system specs:
Windows 2000 Pro SP4
Intel Pentium III 800mhz
192MB Ram
10GB Hdd
Nvidia Vanta LT 8MB AGP

Thanks, Nissanman
 

A:Weird Nvidia Video Card Problem

You have a very old/outdated motherboard and system. If you can get along with any other card besides the Nvidia cards, go ahead and use them. I really doubt if a bios upgrade is available for your board
 

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Hi
I have a Dell Optiplex 980 SFF and want to replace the NVidia NVS 420 4 port video card (because I don’t have the adaptor cable and only need one monitor anyway) with a regular video card. (The onboard video does not work because it is an i7 processor).
Does any one know if this DELL part is compatible: Dell PN: XF27T - AMD Radeon HD 5450 512MB PCIe x16 DMS-59 Port Low Profile Video Card.
Thank you in advance
Pugs

A:Optiplex 980 SFF NVidia NVS 420 video card replacement

dms59 requires a special video cable
What you want is an ASUS EAH5450.
 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121365
 
This is why Single Slot Only and less than 9 inches long is required. The ASUS EAH5450 works fine in all dell models EXCEPT usff which has no slots. Even the TOWER has the 1 Slot wide 8.5 inch Long Limit.

 
You cant use a THICK card. This is why Dell cards are fanless.


 

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Purchased the above video card some time ago and it worked fine for a year or so. I've had to reformat my hard drive due to a virus but have lost the drivers to reinstall this video card. I need help for a game to play properly with 3-D graphics. Going to Nvidia site helps little as they ask for the ident. #s with the now disposed of original box.
 

A:Nvidia Geforce fx1500 Video Card

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Trying to upgrade the video performance on my stock CPU (details here http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02481314 ).  Games already loaded - Overwatch, and War Thunder.  Both games will run, but the lag is pretty bad. Did on-line research and I think the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750Ti card should work - runs just on the card slot, rated for 300W PSU (card details here - https://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-750Ti-Graphics-02G-P4-3753-KR/dp/B00IDG3PRI?th=1 and here http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-750-ti/specifications). But, my motherboard hasn't had a BIOS update since purchase (BIOS Revision 6.04 09/07/10) and I'm not even sure if HP has a BIOS update for this computer.  I'm worried that either the MOB or the Windows 10 OS won't pick up the card, leaving me with a dark screen following the install.  Some additional investigation suggests that the card's PCI 3.0 format may cause issues. Already familiar with the new card install process - uninstall AMD drivers... power down CPU... remove old card - install new, install new drivers after successful boot. Bottom line - with a seven year old stock CPU should I even be trying to upgrade the video capability?

A:Can I put a NVIDIA Geforce GTX 750Ti video card into my sto...

With some of the problems users have had with the adding of newer video cards, it might be a good idea to purchase from a shop that has a good return policy.  That subject card is not on the Compatible list but it might be OK.  you will not know for sure until you try it.  It is a very good card for upgrading purposes.http://www.pc-specs.com/mobo/HP/HP_N-Alvorix-RS880-uATX_(Alvorix)/1631/Compatible_GPUs

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I have the following extra components added to the desktop: - Seagate 1TB SATA drive- Blu ray drive/burner (replaced the factory DVD burner)- Upgraded RAM to max 16GB (replaced the one 2GB stick for 2x 4GB, matched specs to the other 2x 4GB sticks) After installing the new EVGA nVIDIA GeForce GT 730 card (I checked to make sure specs were compatible with motherboard), my computer does not boot. It stops at the HP blue screen which displays a message similar to "press ESC to setup." Once I press ESC, screen goes black and absolutely nothing happens (no beeps or hardware noise to indicate something is happening).  The manufacturer does recommend a PSU of at least 300W for this video card. Seeing that this model does not require extra power, I thought it may work. This is what I have done so far, without success: - Removed power, cleared CMOS, unplugged power from bluray drive. Turned system on, same result.- Removed power, cleared CMOS, also unplugged power from additional SATA drive. Turned system on, same result.- Removed power, cleared CMOS, reconnected all hardware, installed old video card (Radeon HD-7450). Works. These are my questions: - I have read a few other members having issues with the lack of UEFI firmware support on our PCs, but I could not locate any information regarding the need of UEFI firmware in order to run at EVGA, or the user's manual. Could this be the obstacle to my upgrade?- Do I need a PSU with higher wattage to run... Read more

A:H8-1214 Video Card upgrade to nVIDIA GT 730

@Jonad?, welcome to the forum. Your problem is not having UEFI in the motherboard.  HP didn't begin using UEFI until mid-October, 2012.  The last cards that didn't require UEFI are the GTX 660/670's.  The power supply unit (PSU) would require upgrading, also.  Most members report that a 300W PSU doesn't work in many instances. 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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One my the fans on the GeForce is not working.
Is there any fix? Perhaps underclock?

Thank you for any help.

A:Blue Screen, nVidia video card?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by phullie


One my the fans on the GeForce is not working.
Is there any fix? Perhaps underclock?

Thank you for any help.


All of these were related to your video driver/subsystem. If your fan is not working an undervolt may help slightly but I doubt it. Time for a new video card fan/ card.

You can also try re-installing your video driver just in case.

When upgrading your graphic driver you MUST remove all traces of the current driver. In order to do that we recommend using Guru3D - Driver Sweeper
Phyxion.net - Driver Sweeper

When it is removed then download and install the fresh copy.

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I upgraded my XP system ( IBM 8291-E2U) to Windows 7 yesterday, knowing the video adapter on my motherboard was not fully Windows 7 compliant. My HP w2207 monitor's optimal resolution is 1068 x 1050 @ 60 ghz.

The video card I am considering is an : NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS 512MB DDR2 PCI Express Graphics Card
My concern is that this may not work with my mother board which is :
*Chipset*Intel i915G/GV/GL/P/PL/i910GL

Can someone comment as to the viability of this card and give me a process to follow from install to operation -- i.e. how to disable VGA and when ?

A:Need Help Choosing an NVidia Video Card for Windows 7

shut your system down plug it into your PCI slot connect DVI output to monitor boot to BIOS disable onboard video then save and Boot to windows install drivers and your good to go ?

I have the 9800GTX+ and It roks in all games so far

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