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Questions tagged [graphics-card]

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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INTEL Graphics wont let me go back to 4:3 black bars on CS:GO

I have tried to set my graphics back to "maintain aspect ratio" but it doesnt work. I use 4:3 800x600 in game, and 1280x720 on my desktop. Does anyone know the answer to my problem?
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How do I stretch a resolution to fit my monitor?

After hearing about how Red Dead Redemption 2 uses a custom resolution of 3840x1080 and stretching it to fill the screen, I wanted to do something similar on PC. I like having a high framerate while ...
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Higher graphics card on a laptop with a lower one [closed]

Are there any dangers to downloading a Higher graphic card on a laptop with a lower one. I have the geforce940mx (hardware) is possible to download something like the geforce/gtx 1050. Will it cause ...
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Textures Distorted on Destiny 2 with Windows 10 and bootcamp

I am playing destiny 2 on a windows 10 bootcamped on my mac. When launching the game, this happened: The textures are all distorted on this screen and throughout the game. This also happens on steam ...
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What is the point of SSAA/MSAA options above 4x? [closed]

Correct me if I'm wrong but in my understanding the Nyquist theorem is applicable in case of supersampling/multisampling antialiasing methods. It says that it's enough to have the sampling frequency ...
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Black Screen when alt-tab or exiting fullscreen games in Windows 10

When I use alt+tab on a fullscreen game to go back to the Desktop in Windows 10, most of the time the screen goes black. It doesn't happen all the time which is makes this even more confusing. It also ...
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What are the differences in scaling on the GPU vs on the Display?

I currently am using a ViewSonic XG-2700-4K on a GTX 1080. However, in some games that I would rather have High settings over Medium settings, I would have to sacrifice the resolution. I use CRU (...
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Why do some games refuse to display pictures?

When I select a game like X-men Origin in my Windows 7 PC, the games opens and seems to be working, but I can't see the display. I can hear the sound of the game option when I press up & down ...
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Does The Saboteur run without any problems on current AMD graphics cards?

When it came out, The Saboteur either didn't run at all on AMD cards, or produced crashes and artifacts. Pandemic published a quick and dirty fix before being closed down forever, but this fix didn't ...
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2d rendering stutter

In any game that uses 2-dimensional rendering, (not necessarily a 2d-based game), I find that there is a consistent stutter happening approximately twice a second ONLY affecting the 2d part. Sometimes ...
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Seeing Red/White checkerboard pattern in Civ V

I am getting a red/white checkerboard pattern with Civ 5. I understand this can happen if some particular video "effect" is not supported. What could be the effect here? How can I further diagnose ...
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Need for Speed Most Wanted 2005 is lagging in my laptop [duplicate]

I have an Asus laptop with 2GB ram, a 500GB hard disk, Intel HD Graphics card in-build & DirectX12. I had installed Need for Speed Most Wanted 2005, but it works very slow and I can't complete a ...
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Texture issues, glitched screens, crashes in games

I have an Intel integrated graphics card (HD 530) and I am having issues with different games in my Linux (Fedora 25): In Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines, the loading screen is glitched and the ...
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How to fix game in BlueStacks which is displaying graphics in black?

When running KoA in BlueStacks Android emulator on macOS Sierra (MacBook Pro), most of the graphics have black patches, although it works fine on the phone. I've reported the problem in BlueStacks ...
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How to remove GTA v video memory limit

When I was running GTA V on Windows 10, it ran fine, but later I changed Windows to 8.1 and now when I try to run GTA V, it displays an alert that my video card is out of memory. In the GTA V settings,...
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Intel Graphics card unable to compile shaders

While trying to load Mario Kart Double Dash on a copy of the Dolphin Emulator running on an ASUS laptop with an Intel Graphics card running Windows 10, I got the following error message: Failed to ...
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What was “LCD CGA” graphics mode?

In the old DOS game Total Eclipse, you can select from various graphics modes at the beginning. One of them was CGA: ... but one of them was so-called "LCD CGA": Was this just their way of saying "...
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Graphical Bug In Minecraft

I am experiencing this graphical bug ( Lines between blocks) in my game. My GPU : GeForce 940MX
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Forcing NVIDIA on CS:GO

After an update my framerate dropped and I didn't know why. With measuring the GPU usage I found out that CS is using the wrong graphics. In my NVIDIA control panel I have set the global and the ...
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Distant land shows up in Oblivion even though I'm very close

I'm playing TES4 Oblivion under Wine (2.2 staging) on a Linux (Xubuntu 16.04 LTS) machine with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M graphics card. My issue is that when I play with distant land enabled, the ...
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For Honor not using High Performance card

I have the open beta of For Honor, but when I play it it doesnt run the smoothest, and in the games options it says that its using the intel graphics card, while I have a Nvidia GT 750M installed too. ...
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Vampire: The Masquerade — Redemption refuses to use dedicated GPU, relies on Intel HD Graphics instead

I just bought Vampire: The Masquerade -- Redemption and wanted to play it. However, the game doesn't see my laptop's dedicated GPU as a graphics device and uses Intel HD Graphics instead. I can't ...
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Low fps on The Witcher 2 even though it should be better

so I have a graphics card in my Lenovo e560 laptop with the following specifications: Graphics Card Manufacturer - Powered by AMD Graphics Chipset - AMD Radeon (TM) R7 M370 Memory Size - 2048 MB ...
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Blurry signs in minecraft

When I look around, the signs are blurry. can anyone help? I have a Intel core 2 extreme cpu, 6gb of ram, and GeForce GTX 550TI gpu. When I record using software, the signs are perfect (fraps ...
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Skyrim does not detect AMD Radeon graphics

I have been playing Skyrim for about a week and today I realized that Skyrim uses the Intel(R) HD Graphics 520 adapter instead of the AMD Radeon (TM) R5 M335. My laptop has two graphics cards, one ...
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Can I use two different graphic cards together? [closed]

I am about to buy a graphic card (gtx 750 ) my computer already has an (amd 5400 ati) will they work together and perform a 3 GB graphic card performance or not
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Can my graphics card cause Steam games to crash?

Two games from my Steam library crash whenever I try to launch them: No Man's Sky and Dishonored 2. The No Man's Sky crashes immediately after opening. Dishonered 2 crashes after all the logos, right ...
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Why can't I force Football Manager 2017 to use the Nvidia graphics card?

I have a problem with Football Manager 2017. The text looks blurry when I'm starting it on my laptop (Windows 10). The resolution on my laptop is 1360x768 (In game it is 1366x768). I have 2 video ...
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Witcher 3 Wild Hunt: Graphics broken

I've downloaded Witcher 3 Wild Hunt on a Windows 10 PC with GTX 750 Ti. I find a lot of the times I fire up the game, the graphics are broken (ref. image below). Other times I'm able to play the ...
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Why do I have low FPS on a good PC?

So I was playing Minecraft with shaders at around 50 - 80 fps 10 minutes ago. then i disconnected and minimised minecraft so I could make a new wallpaper in paint.net. Then when I got back into my ...
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Minecraft: Diagonal Line When running with GeForce Graphics Driver

There is a diagonal line in my Minecraft when running with my graphics processor. It appears to be a frame error. One side of the line is not updating as fast as the other line It is especially ...
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Fifa 16 - PC -all players rendered black with Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580

I just bought the Intel NUC Skull Canyon (NUC6i7KYK) with the latest Iris Pro Graphics Card (580). As this is supposed to be a Mini PC for gaming, i expected FIFA 16 to be working. But unfortunately ...
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What is hardware video decoding, and should I enable it?

I was browsing through my Steam settings recently when I found the following checkbox: What is hardware video decoding, and should I enable it? Would it increase or decrease my performance? What ...
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Minecraft Crashing [duplicate]

I am facing a problem with Minecraft. It is actually crashing every time I start playing it. I am running Windows 10 64-bit on PC with an Intel Core i5 Processor (2nd Gen). Here is a link to the error ...
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What am I doing wrong here? [closed]

I bought an Asus gaming laptop for the sole purpose of gaming but for some reason I always have to use the lowest settings just to get it to run somewhat smoothly. It has a 3.5 GHz i7, 8 gb ram, 750 ...
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Extremely low FPS in all the games

I used to play games on my system like GTA IV, Mafia II and Counter Strike : Global Offensive around 1.5 years ago and then I quit gaming. Then after a few months, I tried playing those games again, ...
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How can I judge hardware against minimum and recommended specs?

While investigating graphics card benchmarks for a new PC, I noticed that some of the games I've been playing on my current laptop list minimum specificaitons on Steam that are considerably higher ...
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AMD and Nvidia: which provide longer driver update/support for Graphic Card? [closed]

While I already know about the difference between their price, energy efficiency, and performance, I am interested in which company will provide a longer driver support/update for their graphic card. ...
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GPU not fully utilized?

I've been playing The Witness, and I noticed that the game is lagging without fully utilizing my graphics card. My setup is pretty old at this point (HD 5850 and i7-930). The game remained at a semi-...
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Ubuntu Linux - Dota 2 - Graphics card doesn't support OpenGL 3.1

So I spent like FOREVER downloading Dota 2, only to find that when I launch it it requires OpenGL 3.1, which my graphics card (Intel integrated graphics) doesn't support. Can I make it use a previous ...
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Sudden FPS drop in multiple games

So, I've been getting pretty good framerate on most of the games on my new laptop. A couple days ago, I tried playing Minecraft modpacks which had some major problems. I tried to fix those, which ...
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Graphic problems in some games

Recently I've started having problems with graphics in some games. No problems in these games: Payday 2, Just Cause 2, Metro 2033, Metro: Last Light Redux, Sniper Elite 3, Left 4 Dead 2 Problems ...
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Unexpected FPS drops (Sometimes)

I've recently run into a very annoying problem in Assassin's Creed Black Flag. I am playing this game on my laptop which have the following specs: Intel Core i7 4510U @ 3.1 GHz (At turbo boost) 8 GB ...
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How to make games in low resolutions scale to full-screen on Nvidia GT 640M?

I have a laptop with a discrete Nvidia GeForce GT 640M LE graphics card (together with an integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000). My display has native resolution of 1920x1080. Unfortunately, when I try ...
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Fix LOD Texture Glitch in Oblivion

When I turn on LOD on The Elder scrolls Oblivion, I get this weird blurriness on the ground textures. I've been told clamping my GPU driver will fix it, bit I can't find a way to do that. I'm running ...
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Graphics of Far Cry 3 not that good after unexpected shutdown

First of all, I know this is not a site about hardware problems. But I think if we are gamers, then we probably know something about the hardware. So here is the problem: I was playing Far Cry 3 on my ...
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Minecraft says org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Pixel format not accelerated only after updating, I tried updating graphics card [duplicate]

The title explains most of it. I have a lenovo G580, originally windows 8, since I upgraded to windows 10 I got a crash report. I tried downloading Intel's upgrading graphics card software, it didn't ...
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Forcing games to run in exclusive fullscreen mode (for nVidia Share/GameStream)

nVidia Share requires games to be run in exclusive fullscreen mode (it cannot be borderless windowed) to be able to work. Is there a way for me to force games without the option to run in exclusive ...
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Diablo 3 runs on integrated graphics, but gets stuck on dedicated graphics

I would like to play Diablo III, and I have installed it on my laptop with Windows 10. I have a computer with 2 graphic cards. The first one is a low quality Intel embedded with the motherboard, the ...
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Medal Of Honor Warfighter (PC) error-“ DirectX function ”GetDeviceRemovedReason“ failed with DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG ”

After upgrading to Windows 10 I get the above mentioned error every time I die in an online match, and then the game crashes. It also happens when I try to see my platoon card in the game. I tried ...