Referring to problems with a graphics card, the graphics processing unit, usually on a PC, or specific settings on a graphics card for a specific game.

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Is GeForce GTS 250 not enough to play NFS Hot Pursuit (2010)?

My PC specs: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4 GHz 3 GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 1 GB GeForce driver version 258.96 1680x1050 Native Resolution LCD Monitor Windows 7 Ultimate According to this website, ...
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Determining if a game is CPU- or GPU-limited

What is a reliable, but not too time-consuming way to determine if a certain game is limited by the graphics card or by the processor speed? I have some preconceptions about whether I'm mostly GPU or ...
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Difference between 9800 GT 1GB graphics cards [closed]

I am going to buy an Nvidia 9800 GT 1GB and this is my first Graphics Card purchase. I searched 9800 Gt and found many different 9800 GT from different companies. Is there any difference between ...
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Why would my new GTX 460 not outperform my old 8800 GT?

I just purchased an Asus ENGTX460 DirectCU TOP/2DI/1GD5 to replace my Asus EN8800GT TOP/G/HTDP/512M. For reference, here is a comparison chart of the approximate cards on Tom's Hardware. I ran the ...
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Has anyone been able to run Assassin's Creed 1 on Windows 7? [closed]

Please note that I'm talking about Assassin's Creed 1 and not 2. I know that 2 supports Windows 7. It's part 1 that I'm concerned about. I had installed that game sometime a while back but had been ...
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Trying to run Second Life but it's giving an error even though I have the latest drivers. What's wrong?

Unable to run because your video card drivers did not install properly, are out of date, or are for unsupported hardware. Please make sure you have the latest video card drivers and even if you do ...
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Are there graphics cards which are silent and support 1920x1080? [closed]

I have a machine that I use as a home theater PC, and I'd like to start playing games on it. i want to put a graphics card in it which is silent and will support games at 1920x1080 resolution. it ...
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Is it bad to stretch your resolution?

I have an NVIDIA 130M card on my laptop, and with a typical widescreen monitor. I play a few games on my laptop, and some of them run in a non-widescreen resolution, such as 800x600 for example. My ...