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Monitor/Graphics Card Compatibility

Q: Monitor/Graphics Card Compatibility

Good morning.

I have just been given a used computer which has a BFG GeForce 7600 graphics card with two
ports, each having three parallel rows of eight receptacles, beside which/at the end of which there is a group of four slightly smaller reciptacles in a square pattern.

My Acer LCD monitor requires the older 15-pin plug. Can I use this card with with my current monitor? I dont want to buy cables and adapters, unless it is going to work.

Thank you.

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A:Graphics card compatibility

Well, looking at the specs for your motherboard, you have an 8x AGP slot. So basically any new video card that supports 8x AGP should work.
 

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A:Graphics Card compatibility

Hi, The NVIDIA GTX 750 will not work in your PC as the HP e9280t only has a legacy BIOS. You need need to use a legacy graphics card.  The NVIDIA GTX 660 is your best bet if it will fit and additionally if you replace the power supply. A modular Corsair CS550m would be a good choice.

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Current specs for graphics card...

GeForce 6150 LE
GPU C51PVG
Device ID 10DE-0241
Revision A3
Subvendor HP (103C)
Current Performance Level Level 1
Current GPU Clock 425 MHz
Current Memory Clock 532 MHz
Technology 91 nm
Release Date Jun 2006
DirectX Support 9.0c
DirectX Shader Model 3.0
OpenGL Support 2.0
Bus Interface FPCI
Driver nvlddmkm.sys
Driver version 8.17.12.7533
ForceWare version 275.33
BIOS Version 5.51.28.39.24
ROPs 2
Shaders Vertex 2/Pixel 2
Memory Type System
Physical Memory 64 MB
Virtual Memory 800 MB

Additional information...

Operating System
MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit SP1
CPU
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ 39 C
Windsor 90nm Technology
RAM
2.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 200MHz (4-4-4-12)
Motherboard
ASUSTek Computer INC. NODUSM (Socket AM2 ) 40 C
Graphics
HP vs17 ([email protected])
64MB GeForce 6150 LE (HP)
Hard Drives
244GB SAMSUNG SAMSUNG SP2504C SCSI Disk Device (Fibre)
Optical Drives
ELBY CLONEDRIVE SCSI CdRom Device
HL-DT-ST DVDRRW GSA-H21L ATA Device
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio

Graphics card I'm interested in...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130625
 

A:Graphics card compatibility.

Hi and welcome to TSG.

The new graphics card should give you a good performance boost, thats taking just the graphics card specs into consideration. Other things you need to look at are:

Power Supply: Is you current power supply big enough to power the new card? (unlikely if its a prebuilt like HP, Dell, Acer etc)
Space: Is there enough physical room in the case to fit the new card?
Other specs: What is your current CPU etc? There is little point getting a powerful graphics card if the rest of the system bottlenecks it so it can't perform.

What is the exact make and model of your current machine, assuming its a 'big brand' name like HP, Dell, Acer etc?
If it is a self / custom build, what is the exact make and model of the power supply, motherboard, RAM, CPU etc?
 

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The issue is this:
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Will the computer above work well with a GForce GTX 650 Ti?

I already have the card and needed power supply..
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A:Graphics Card Compatibility

Looking at the specs of the PC, it only supports 1 PCIe x, 1 PCIe x16, and 1 mini PCIe x0.5. Since the card itself uses PCIe x3.0, it is backwards compatible but you won't be able to get the maximum performance from it in this PC.
 

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A:Graphics Card Compatibility

Two 1GB ddr sdram 400 would be good but as far as i can tell there are only pci slots on that board which severely limits video card upgrades since i think the nvidia 6200 was the last pci card on the market. I would say save a little money cause it might be time to upgrade.
 

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A:Graphics Card Compatibility

Howdy,

Simple answer YES
 

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A:New graphics card compatibility

Yes, this is all compatible. List your PSU to make sure though, as this has a large effect on compatibility too.

MSI vs POV - they're just brands. They may have slightly different overclocks and coolers.

Also, either upgrade your CPU, or downgrade your mobo. You don't need a Z77 mobo. Either way, I highly recommend an i5 3470 CPU anyway.
 

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A:Graphics Card Compatibility

Unless you have a 450W to 600W power supply chances are you will need to replace the power supply to run the requested graphics adapter.

I would think you need to be in this range for graphics card selections. - Newegg search
 

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A:Graphics Card Compatibility

HP Pavilion Media Center a1630n Desktop PC (RC658AA)

It was introduced in August 2006 and sold in the U.S.A. and in Canada.

It came with Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 SP2 32-bit.

Its motherboard has a PCI Express x16 slot for adding a graphics card.

Since it has a generic 300 watt power supply, you definitely want to buy a graphics card that it can handle.

One that I can recommend that was recommended to me and has worked very well in my Dell desktops is the NVIDIA GeForce GT 720 1 GB model.

If you plan to install Windows 7 in it, make sure there's Windows 7 drivers for all of its devices.

I think you'll be okay, but it's good to be sure.

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A:Graphics card compatibility

For the record there is a difference in PCI and PCIe. PCIe is the card slot you are talking about.

PCIe 1.0 and PCIe 2.0 is backward and forward compatible, so that is a non-issue for you.

PCIe 2.0 transfer rates can only be used when the motherboard and graphics card are both compliant. If both motherboard and graphics card are not compliant, PCIe 1.0 standards are used.

Edit:
As far as performance see for yourself. - http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/gpu.php?gpu=Intel+G965+Express

Your internal graphics is "Intel G965 Express" which scores 111 on the PassMark Benchmark's.
 

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A:Motherboard to Graphics card compatibility

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A:Upgrading graphics card and compatibility help

Short answer, Yes it will work just fine on that motherboard.

The PSU should be fine also, just double check your case to make sure the card will fit before buying. I expect it will but its always best to check these things.

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A:Compatibility between graphics card and mobo

Yep, I believe it is.
 

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A:Graphics Card compatibility with other parts?

Do you have a motherboard speaker? Are there any beeps when you power up the system?
 

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A:Graphics Card - Motherboard Compatibility

It should be compatible, my only concern would be this is a double-height card so if you had something in the adjacent slot space could be an issue.
A bigger concern is your power supply - does it have the required connectors and does it meet the power requirements of the card? It requires a 500w PSU, but you would be better off with a qood quality higher wattage unit.

edit: it looks like it comes with the molex to six-pin adapters, but you still need four free molex connectors.
 

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A:graphics card + motherboard compatibility

Ive heard of alot of people having problems trying to run 6600GT at 4x. But the best match for your system would be a 9800 Pro.
 

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A:Motherboard / Graphics Card Compatibility

Inertia22 said:

I have a Gigabyte Technology GA-8IPE1000 AGP 8X / DUEL CHANNEL DDR
INTEL 865PE CHIPSET Motherboard and a 2.40 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4 Processor.
I need a new graphics card that can run the Oblivion game. What would be the best graphics card for my motherboard? Any advice and comments would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!Click to expand...

check the games website. it should tell you min performance specs for the computer/card to run the game.

it sounds like you're using onboard video and it depends if you have an agp and or pci slots as to what will be available.

a lot of computers with ob video/sound don't have a lot of options for upgrades.
 

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A:graphics card compatibility with new motherboard

Actually, yeah, it would...sometimes you'll be forced to reinstall Windows from scratch if it can't adjust to the new motherboard.
Did you perform such a reinstall? Did you install the correct chipset drivers for the new board?

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A:Help with Graphics Card Compatibility Problem

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A:Graphics Card Compatibility With A Sony RS610

No need to worry, just get a low cost AGP card... $75 or less
 

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Motherboard: click here


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-Arimus
 

A:video graphics card/motherboard compatibility

Your board and card should be OK, your card supports AGP 8x/4x/2x and your board supports AGP4x/2x/1x so they should run together.
The reference you made to the memory is nothing to worry about because the AGP only runs at 66MHz assuming you haven't overclocked anything.
What problems are you having with your machine exactly?
 

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do i get a driver disk and few games on purchase of graphics card.
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A:How can we know the compatibility of graphics card with motherboard, processor and RA

Look for any graphics card that is "pci express x16" compatible.

Some gpus come with free bundled games and such.. all of them come with a driver disk, and are very easy to update from the manufacturers website.

Graphics card memory is less important than overall core, mem speed.

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Hope this helps
 

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A:Crossfire compatibility with older graphics card?

No.
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A:Mother board and Graphics card compatibility issue?

Greetings, The GTX 760 requires UEFI BIOS. It will not initialize. You have to go with Nvidia GTX 600 series cards or look at Sapphire Legacy/UEFI cards. MSI and Gigabyte offer newer Nvidia cards with Legacy/UEFI  BIOS also. Cheers!

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A:Question about power supply compatibility with graphics card

It may be the way the specs are written on your PS... but
The graphics card does care what the output is... more than the motherboard or other component does...
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A:Graphics card XFX Radeon R9 380 4GB GDDR5 Compatibility issu...

@Astyx?, welcome to the forum. You are correct that the PCIe 3.0 is backward compatible to PCIe 2.0.  However, your problem is the motherboard.  The Radeon card requires UEFI in the motherboard instead of a Legacy BIOS. The BIOS can't be upraded to UEFI.  The PCIe 3.0 cards that require UEFI will not work in any other slot.  HP didn't begin using UEFI until mid-October, 2012.  The last cards to operate without UEFI are the GTX 660/670's. 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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Thanks, Jeff
 

A:Video card/monitor compatibility

Read the specs for the monitor, and the specs for the video graphics card. Other than the specifications there is no reason why it will not work...
 

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A:Graphics card doesn't post any graphics to my monitor, computer boots up fine

Its usually just the graphics cards, they do fail especially if they overheat - then video card fan not speeding up might have been the problem - most are dynamic and should actually speed up under load. Depending on the manufacturer of your 8800GTX you might be able to get it replaced under warranty if they have a 3 year or greater warranty.
 

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A:Compatibility Issues? Upgrading from Intel 82845G Graphics Card

Hello henson93. Welcome to Techspot.

It seems that your motherboard is based on the Intel 845G chipset. I cannot find your mobo's product sheet anywhere but it's likely that you have an AGP 4X slot. The most powerful AGP card that would be comaptible with AGP 4X is the Radeon HD 4670. However, they cost over $100 and definitely cannot provide the performance levels of newer (PCI-E) cards available at a similar cost.

It would be helpful if you could confirm whether you have that AGP 4X slot on your mobo. Also, what is the reason for your upgrading to a discrete GPU. Are you looking to play games?
 

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A:monitor shutting off not sure if its my graphics card or the monitor

Try un-plugging PC and monior, and then re-plugging.
Then load defaults in BIOS.
Check if monitor is still being detected as the old one.

New monitor, can be defected, try on another PC/laptop.

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A:Add third monitor - graphics card?

I'm not personally into multiple monitors. (My main system uses a 28" UHD one.)

This card looks like it'd work:

EVGA GeForce GT 710 DirectX 12 02G-P3-2717-KR 2GB 64-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 Video Card - Newegg.com

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A:New monitor and graphics card???

First off, don't set the Monitor to the MAX.
Why because if your Video Card can't go that high you won't be able to use 1680x1050. In this case replace video card.

What video card are you using? This is not onboard video, better not be?

1. Go into Windows Control Panel and click on Display
2. Select Appearance Tab
3. Click on Effects
4. Check box: Use the following method to smooth edges of screen fonts
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8. Click on Adapter then on List all Modes

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Word of caution
Make sure Color quality is set to Highest (32-bit)
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A:LCD Monitor & Graphics card

Single-Link DVI Support
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A:Monitor/Graphics card

did you install the new monitor .inf file. Check and make sure under display that the monitor in recognized correctly.
 

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A:New Graphics Card = New Monitor?

wileymiester said:

I have a compaq computer(Athlon 64 3500+) that has a built in graphics card. I was looking into throwing in a XFX GeForce 7600GS 256MB PCI Express x16 Video Card (Dual DVI S-Video). I have a pci-e slot open so I know that isn't going to be a problem. The only thing I am worried about is that this new graphics card isn't going to have a vga output, which is the only connection my monitor has. Will I still be able to plug my monitor into the original vga output slot while using my new graphics card? If not, does anybody know how well a dvi to vga adapter works?

Thanks for the help!Click to expand...

yeah you just use an adapter to the new card, if you bought retail box t should have come with one.

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A:Which graphics card for a 3+ monitor set up?

... Honestly. **** Dell.

For running 4 monitors, you need:
a ~120€ motherboard (high quality costs a little extra)
a ~70-150-200 € CPU
a pair of ~30 € graphics cards.
Where do you live?
 

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please explains exactly what happens when u connect the monitor? nothing at all? does the monitor say anything? does it say that theres no input?
 

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A:Monitor or graphics card problem?

I would say its the monitor.

Have another PC, graphics card? A friend with a PC and a monitor?

If its No,no,no, then I would go to my local PC shop and ask them to tell you which one it is for sure, and then buy what you need to.
 

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A:Win 7 not recognizing Graphics Card or Monitor

Hello and welcome Magua I ma a bit confused as to what you are trying to image do you mean the system as it was surely not the whole old HDD to the SSD.

Plus did you set the SSD up first as it prepares the drive properly for install.

SSD Alignment

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A:New Monitor New Graphics Card Issues!

I would suggest you try (while using the on-board card), connecting to the internet; going to the manufacturers website of your video card and downloading/installing the most recent drivers. Then, disable your on-board video in Device manager, and shutdown your computer. Attach the 9500GT and restart your computer; allowing Windows to detect and install it.

You may also want to go into your BIOS and disable on-board video prior to booting back into Windows with the 9500GT.

See if that helps.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-monitor-new-graphics-card-issues.948539/
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...4102909&cm_re=sapphire-_-14-102-909-_-Product.

I deleted my old drivers and installed 6870 + the new drivers. I was testing the card for about 30 minutes then all of a sudden my computer went black and the fan from the graphics card went loud. When I tried to reboot, monitor wasn't turning on. I tried my 2 old videos card and they seemed to work but not the 6870. I'm wondering if its something I can fix or just get it replaced.

Thank you:

Power Supply: Zumax 750W
Motherboard: Asus M488TD
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4 GB Memory
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A:graphics card/monitor problem

First thing to check is does your mobo support it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-monitor-problem.144681/
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A:Problems with monitor/graphics card

Definately sounds like the videocard has some issues.

I'd pull the PC apart and verify if the fan on the videocard is working properly. As the PC was stored, it's possible the fan has frozen up from the inactivity time and this corresponds to the time involved before it starts acting up. You might be able to give it a "helper spin" to get it going once again, but eventually may need to either replace the fan and/or videocard if it's just hung up.
 

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A:Problems with monitor or graphics card

It could be as simple as the power saving option causing it.

Right click on your background and select properties, then screensaver, then power, and set turn off monitor to never.
 

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Memory: 960MB RAM
Current card name: NVIDIA GeForce4 MX Integrated GPU

I use this computer for logging onto Second Life and want a better graphics card. I will soon be buying a better, larger monitor too.

Mel
 

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A:no signal on monitor new graphics card

RAM and GPU memory can't be an issue, only compatibility issue could be with PCIe port. eventually but not too probable. If you can't see picture of BIOS, it has nothing to do with drivers (yet). Did you try resetting BIOS/CMOS ?

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A:Graphics Card or Monitor Problem?

Originally Posted by bwinward


Hello.

I've encountered a problem in recent days concerning either my graphics card or monitor, which one? Im not sure.

It all started a yesterday while playing a game of Counter Strike : Source , I had alt-tabbed ingame and decided to alt-tab back into the game and as i proceeded to do this my computer locked up ... couldn't move mouse or anything.

So I proceeded to restart my computer. This is where everything went wrong. My monitor was not showing any image, only a black screen with the Analog/Digital box flashing.

So I tried a few things to see what would resolve this problem ...
Removed all cords, plugged them in agian ect.Unplugged graphics card then plugged back in agian.Restarted PC numerous times.Reinstalling drivers
I'm using a DVI to VGA cable connecting my graphics card to my monitor, if that helps.

I've also tried plugging another monitor into my graphics card, with no result.

Onboard graphics work fine.

I don't have another graphics card to test it on ...

In my computers devices it says the video driver is not installed correctly or something along those lines?

Does anybody have a step by step guide on installing drivers?

Specs are :

Intel Q6600 @ 2.4Ghz
2GB Corsair RAM
500GB Seagate Hard Drive
Leadtek 8800GTX 768mb
Antec 900 Case
Samsung 226BW

Thanks in advance



can you restart your pc but in safe mode to get back to windows while the 8800GTX is plugged in? or is the computer not even starting properly?

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A:Problems with cpu, monitor, and graphics card

Whilst it's on, you may decide to backup any important user data (to CD or USB Flash drive; etc)

One of the best options is to open the side panel up, and then listen to where the "humming" is specifically coming from

After turning the computer off, you also may decide to remove all internal dust
Dust on or around electronic components can cause many issues including no post issues

Dust can either be removed by high pressure air (air cans can be purchased) obviously performed outdoors (really a lot of dust can be built up over 5 years, even 6 months!)
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A:New graphics card - monitor not working :(

Take the board out and see if onboard graphics works. If it does, start up windows and uninstall your onboard graphics drivers. Also look in the BIOS Setup for an Init Display First (PCI or AGP) and set it to AGP. Power off and reinstall your new card.
 

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A:Can I upgrade my monitor with the graphics card I have?

Yes you should be fine with that card as long as you don't do any gaming. PCs always look worse on TVs through HDMI, so with a large monitor (even at 1080p) you will see a world of difference.

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A:Monitor not starting after new graphics card

Make sure you have connected the power supply to the video cards if there is such a connection. Since you only have a 230 watt supply, your system may not support the new card anyway. What is your system's specs and who makes it?
 

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A:problem with Hp monitor and graphics card

Did you change the video drivers when you switched video card? If not that will cause alot of problems. Also make sure the processor fan is working and not clogged with dust.
 

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A:Need new graphics card for 3 monitor setup

I recommend anything made by EVGA, preferably something in the 700 or 900 series.

A 750 Ti would be a great choice.

http://www.evga.com/default.asp

EVGA - Products - EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti w/ EVGA ACX Cooling - 02G-P4-3755-KR

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A:Monitor & Graphics Card Issue

Hello HazzaB,

I would be surprised if it was the monitor. The other PC you mentioned connecting it to, does that have it's own monitor? If yes, can you try that monitor on your main PC?

How are you connecting the monitor? VGA or DVI cable? Can you try a different cable?

Paul.

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A:Either my monitor or graphics card is failing... but which is it?

Duncan,
Can you borrow a friends monitor and test it with your card? Also make and un-make the connections to the card to the monitor to clean and refresh their connections and report back.

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A:Monitor not working - graphics card??

What is the system itself doing? Aside from the monitor is the computer itself booting up without a hitch? Generally where there is a bad piece of hardware you're going to hear something in the beep codes? Anything? A bad video card will usually stop a system before it starts? Jazz
 

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A:Problem with Monitor or Graphics Card

Try it in Safemode and see it has the same problem.

Get to Safemode by tapping F8 on restart about every second and in the option screen use the arrow keys to choose safemode and press Enter.
 

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A:Graphics card and monitor resolution ?

Yes. In general a larger, more powerful graphics card will run games better at higher resolution. It can get much more complicated than that, but in general, this is the deal.

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A:No Monitor Signal, New Graphics Card.

Welcome to TSF....

There has to be a computability problem between this video card and your computer, not all cards will work where they are supposed to Are you sure the card is seated properly into the pci-e slot? Since the old pci-e card works we can be reasonably sure the pci-e slot is ok. Where did you purchase the new video card at? Is this place close to you?

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A:Monitor not turning on with new graphics card

Have you check your memory. To make sure it is still seated. Sometimes it can get jarred loose. When installing other computer parts .
 

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A:TFT Monitor / Graphics Card - Turning on and Off

Have you tried waiting for the computer to load up, and then turning the monitor on? Try giving it a couple of minutes to make sure.
 

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A:Dual Monitor Graphics Card

Assuming PCI-E something like this would do the trick,

Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GV-N84STC-512I Rev2.0 GeForce 8400 GS Supporting up to 512MB(128MB onboard) 64-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card

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A:Graphics card, monitor or just cables?

Those are just screw anchors, and one or more may be stripped. They have no bearing on electrical or video problems except to keep the video cable connected and secure. Looks like the computers video card is dieing... besides the stripped screws. Try another monitor to be sure
 

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Well for some reason I just can t play games because the screen just Card or Graphics Monitor Problem? changes when I Graphics Card or Monitor Problem? play games like Ragnarok Online Exteel Avalon Heroes C amp C Generals Etc Sorry I really need to mention these games because I can t properly play for some reason What I mean with changing the screen goes black randomly and it suddenly changes to a different image like a distorted screen but the distortion is a colored noise-like image and hangs But I don t know if that problem is in my Graphics Card installed or just the RAM or the Video Card existing in my CPU or just the Monitor It s Samsung Wide Screen When I play Flash-based games or Flash sites Graphics Card or Monitor Problem? it s just normal nothing happens When I screenshot with the description I said it just look NORMAL Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce FX series But I have also a problem here I installed GeForce series but FX shown in my screen resolution change Me and my brother tried everything we could do but we don t know what is the main problem Here are some photos http i photobucket com albums ll M s Photo jpghttp i photobucket com albums ll M s Photo jpg

A:Graphics Card or Monitor Problem?

Try a different monitor, temporarily.

Louis

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I installed a monitor formerly used with a dell C521.. worked very well for 7 years.. I bought a new Dell 660s and use it with that same old monitor.. works very well....I wanted to salvage some material from the old C521 and hooked it up to the same monitor that had worked so well for 7 years. Message on screen tells me that I have to" hook it up to a graphics card .".... as the connection that always did work, no longer allows for any function.... What's the answer?
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A:Graphics card connection to monitor

Does that C521 HAVE an addon Graphics card installed in it?? If it does did you plug the monitor into the GPU port or the port on the I/O plate??
 

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Working on a Gateway ATXSTF MNT 700C, running XP and it has a Gateway FPD1810 monitor. And has a Radeon 9000 Series graphic card.

The sys tray has An ATI Catalyst control center. Only showing a pug and play monitor.

The monitor sometimes shows log-on screen and then goes into "power saving mode" which you can't get out of. Hard reboot.

If the monitor does stay on it almost always prompts to "Active Desktop Recovery screen". If I do that it screen goes to sleep have to hard reboot.

I have changed the connection from PC to monitor. No joy.

Also screen is freezing. Created a Sys restore and click on "Create" and screen froze. Ctrl, Alt, Delete will not work either.

New message - VPU Recover has reset your graphics accelerator as it was no longer responding to graphics driver commands.
 

A:Monitor graphics card acting up?

Try running this test on the graphics card. Be very carefull with the temperatures.

http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/fur/
FurMark Setup:
- If you have more than one GPU, select Multi-GPU during setup
- In the Run mode box, select "Stability Test" and "Log GPU Temperature"
Click "Go" to start the test
- Run the test until the GPU temperature maxes out - or until you start having problems (whichever comes first).
NOTE: Set the alarm to go off at 90C. Then watch the system from that point on. If the system doesn't display a temperature, watch it constantly and turn it off at the first sign of video problems. DO NOT leave it unmonitored, it can DAMAGE your video card!!!
- Click "Quit" to exit

You could also try reinstalling the graphics card drivers with the latest version.
 

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