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Graphics Corruption Problem (Graphics Card)

Q: Graphics Corruption Problem (Graphics Card)

Okay so I ve just had to turn my graphics card off This is because the problem that has plagued me (Graphics Corruption Graphics Card) Problem for the better part of the year has gotten worse The problem THIS This first started in the first Q of the year During a game HL GarrysMod the graphics screwed up The thing is when I got back to desktop everything worked works fine Just the graphics are b ggered royally After an email exchange with the sellers of the graphics card An Abit Radeon SE Dabs I got them to take it back and quot fix quot it By quot fix quot I meant that after using the quot fixed quot card for a while a couple few months it happened again around September So I asked them again but the warranty had expired so no Graphics Corruption Problem (Graphics Card) help Graphics Corruption Problem (Graphics Card) there So I simply didn t play any games Apart from a small period of time in October Where it worked for some reason then started screwing up again I haven t been able to play any D games I then reasoned that it struggled on the D factor So I started playing D games like CnC RA and Baldurs Gate But then recently they started to screw up too So I stopped playing games But now tonight the card started screwing up on the desktop So I disabled the card More information While the card was away getting quot fixed quot my stepdad lent me a spare card of his which he no longer has an Nvidia When i put it in the motherboard wouldn t recognise it So we did everything we reinstalled windows we did the drivers again and we finally came to the conclusion that it was the motherboard So we put in a new mobo and it worked This card worked without a hitch I believe that this may have been caused by not uninstalling the previous drivers before putting in the new card However what I want to know is Was this error caused definitely by the card And will I have to get a new mobo when I get my new graphics card Christmas YAY I would like help and advice Thank you nbsp

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Alright, when doing normal every day tasks on my computer, there is no screen corruption. However, when I decided to play counter-strike:source, there was massive screen corruption(lines and different colored boxes etc...). And I loaded up some other games and the corruption was still there. I even loaded up bridge builder(not a very graphical game at all), and there was corruption! So I don't know whats wrong, and this is only happening in games(they all run full-screen). So could this be a full-screen problem or what? And yes I have updated my ati catalyst drivers and have direct X 9.0c.
 

A:Video card help. Graphics corruption on a 9800 pro.

Classic overheating symptoms.

Open up your case, and blow a house fan on your card to test, but I'd say you need better cooling.

How many case fans do you have now?
 

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I m experiencing very unusual graphics card problems When playing World of Warcraft I use this as an example because I don t run any other graphics intensive games occasionally my graphics card will stop responding but recover a few seconds later causing my screen to go black for a short moment It s disruptive but not disastrous It has been doing this for a few weeks However the problem Corruption? Graphics Card Driver Crashes, is getting worse One day a few days ago WoW was suddenly completely unplayable with a framerate of no more than per second making it more of a slideshow of images Furthermore my graphics settings were locked it did this when I used my onboard GPU detecting that I didn t have the hardware to turn the graphics up beyond a certain setting though it was locked at a Graphics Card Crashes, Driver Corruption? different setting when I used the onboard GPU as opposed to now I did everything I could think of to fix it All the WoW troubleshooting I knew the complete reinstallation of the game the only thing that fixed it Graphics Card Crashes, Driver Corruption? was rolling back my graphics card driver So I thought oh something must have been wrong with the driver However I experienced the same problems again after a computer restart I installed the latest driver from nVidia and everything was fine again After restarting again a few hours later the problem returned It s appearing as though I have to reinstall the driver every time I restart my computer but the graphics card still sometimes crashes forcing me to hard-shut down and restart again I don t know what s going on but here is a rundown of system changes that may be causing the problem Here s my TSG SysInfo for reference Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version Microsoft Windows Home Premium bit Processor Intel R Core TM Quad CPU Q GHz Intel Family Model Stepping Processor Count RAM Mb Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX Mb Hard Drives C Total - MB Free - MB D Total - MB Free - MB Motherboard ASUSTeK Computer INC CG Rev X x MT K Antivirus AVG Anti-Virus Free Updated and Enabled -- Several months ago my old graphics card a GeForce GT stopped working - the fan wouldn t spin and the graphics card would overheat if I so much as played solitaire So I had to remove it and use my onboard GPU until I had the means to get a new graphics card About a month ago I installed my new GeForce GTX graphics card and everything was great I had no problems WoW ran like a dream and I was happy especially after having to use the onboard GPU for months The problem started after I installed the Rift beta I don t know if the Rift installation is to blame but that s when the problem started it could be incidental Anyway when I installed Rift that s when WoW stopped working becoming slow and choppy Beyond choppy - I was getting a new frame only every five seconds or sometimes longer I uninstalled Rift which seemed to change some DirectX setting I don t know enough about DirectX to specify and WoW was working again However after a computer restart several days later WoW was unplayable again I uninstalled and reinstalled WoW ran a registry cleaner recommended to me by a tech friend of mine even did a system restore to before I installed Rift and I m still having the problem The only thing that fixes it is reinstalling the nVidia driver for my card from this link http www nvidia com object win -winvista- bit- -whql-driver html so you know I have the right one but the card still sometimes crashes and my computer locks up and I lose the VGA signal to my monitor And whenever I restart the problem comes back I downloaded Rift from the official company website so I don t think it came with a virus I also have run virus checks and come up with nothing Could it be a VGA cable issue I ve been having some quot ghosting quot issues with my monitor which I heard could be symptomatic of a bad VGA cable Or maybe it s the graphics card voltage I am pretty sure I installed it correctly and... Read more

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I m having a problem others seem to encouter but can t get it resolved I bought a ATI Radeon X Pro MB PCI-E card I have an Emachine T computer with built in ati xpress Specs found herehttp www emachines com support product support html cat desktop amp subcat T-Series amp model T My problem graphics on new installing card Emachine/onboard-graphics Problem is after installing the card my computer doesn t recognize the hardware As soon as I put Problem installing new graphics card on Emachine/onboard-graphics the card in my monitor will not work The computer boots up and the monitor has power but no picture The card fan is working i can hear it Problem installing new graphics card on Emachine/onboard-graphics I take the card out and it works fine Here is what I have tried -Called emachines for support and after disabling my onboard graphics still doesn t work they say call ATI -Tried support from ATI no help they say its the computer -Tried disabling in BIOS but it doesn t offer a selection for that It also does t have a PNP feature Only first initial display which I tried on PCIEX -Plug Problem installing new graphics card on Emachine/onboard-graphics monitor to both card and onboard -Check MSI website and I do have updated BIOS I can tell that the onboard graphics are disabled due to large scale print I tried uninstalling the drivers but when i turn it on it detects and installs the built in graphics I just can t get the monitor to work whenever the card is inserted If it would work I could manually install the hardware and drivers I m thinking I need a different BIOS that would let me use PNP and disable onboard graphics Any help I would greatly appreciate this is my first time to this website and I thought I would try it before taking my computer to a shop to see if they can fix it Just scared of what they might charge since I only paid about for the card Thanks in advance Kevin nbsp

A:Problem installing new graphics card on Emachine/onboard-graphics

An extreme option

As you do have the option of a working computer prior to installing the new card I would back up any files that are important to you..
Then, before I would pay someone else BIG bucks, I would put in the new card and try a fresh install of windows. Force it to recognise your new card. The drivers that Windows will pick should suffice until the install is done and you can then install the card specific drivers from your disk.
This is given ONLY as a choice. I am not sure this will solve your problem but IT IS something this cheap bas____ would try before paying someone else.

Good Luck and check back, maybe someone else will contribute a better idea.
Greg
 

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Hello and Happy Holidays I m back again with FX Corruption, DXDIAG 5200 GeForce Graphics Failures, Card Test another frustrating problem in my recent history Graphics Corruption, DXDIAG Test Failures, GeForce FX 5200 Card of computer annoyances I recently had my harddrive go out and so I had someone install my new one and partition it reload windows etc Prior to this my video card was working fine Now I have numerous graphical misbehaviors When running DXDIAG the tests malfunction and eventually freeze up my system requiring a ctrl-alt-del to restart The following is what occurs Graphics Corruption, DXDIAG Test Failures, GeForce FX 5200 Card All quot Test Direct Draw quot samples work fine until the full screen test where a couple of tiny tiny colored pixels appear on the black background The real fun starts when quot Test Direct D quot begins The first test- Hardware Accelerated Direct D interfaces seems to work fine I see the spinning DirX logo and no graphical corruption or pixels appear onscreen The second test- Hardware Accelerated Direct D interfaces shows some problems again a couple of colored tiny pixels appear on the black background and this is hard to describe a sort of shadowed shaded area appears diagonally down the screen with a distint edge The spinning cube is visible through this but it looks odd corrupted and flickering The last test is a mess- Hardware Accelerated Direct D interfaces shows REALLY messed up graphics sometimes there are flickering shadow DirX cubes other times the bottom half of the screen looks like part of the previous menu screen stretched out and pixelated down the screen This test always fails though it looks corrupted in different ways and eventually freezes my screen and I have to restart BESIDES these testing problems many of the games I like to play I am having problems with now Tropico loads up and ends at a black screen or sometimes with major graphics corruption that elongates or shifts as you try to click your mouse on the screen World of Warcraft freezes and a sound occurs like a skipping cd Also upon booting up my system right before the Windows screen appears I can see a flash of graphical corruption colored pixels on the sides of my screen This also appears when I load up my Stronghold Crusader game though I can get this game to play fine Thank you in advance anyone who takes the time to read this I know it s long but I wanted to provide ample examples of the problem to see if anyone else has had this problem I am including my dxdiag info below It says that my direct draw and d d tests were not run but since my system crashes after the d d test it may not be saving those tests Any info that might help in resolving this issue would be appreciated Cheers Vixen DXDIAG Info System Information ------------------ Time of this report Machine name Nancy Operating System Windows Build A Language English Regional Setting English System Manufacturer n a System Model n a BIOS n a Processor AMD Athlon tm XP MMX DNow GHz Memory MB RAM Page File MB used MB available Windows Dir C WINDOWS DirectX Version DirectX c DX Setup Parameters Not found DxDiag Version bit ------------ DxDiag Notes ------------ DirectX Files Tab No problems found Display Tab The file nvdisp drv is not digitally signed which means that it has not been tested by Microsoft s Windows Hardware Quality Labs WHQL Current drivers tested for a WHQL logo are only available on Windows ME Windows and Windows XP New Windows drivers are no longer tested for WHQL logos Sound Tab No problems found Sound Tab No problems found Sound Tab No problems found Sound Tab No problems found Music Tab No problems found Input Tab No problems found Network Tab No problems found -------------------- DirectX Debug Levels -------------------- Direct D n a DirectDraw retail DirectInput n a DirectMusic n a DirectPlay retail DirectSound retail DirectShow retail --------------- Display Devices --------------- Card name NVIDIA GeForce FX Manufacturer NVIDI... Read more

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Friends,

Lately I have been having graphics problems in games. There are these " artifacts", wierd shapes, triangles, ect that appear and "shot" through my screen. it is hard to explain what it looks like, except that it is NOT normal.

It is hard to say when these appeared. I have recently got a different monitor. It is not new. It is a Dell CRT monitor. I replaced 1 CRT with another because I am cheap .

I have the latest drivers, I think, for my graphics card ( GeForce 5700 LE ). Not great , but not terrible. I play the games with either low or medium settings. I ran a benchmark test that was terrible.

Any ideas as to weather it is the card or monitor?
 

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I am running windows Home Premium -bit Follow specs on the computer Intel i gb of ram Nvida gtx ii Last night my system was running fine i play multiple disk problem/hard Graphics corruption games such as Battlefield World of Warcraft and Heroes of Newerth They all ran Graphics problem/hard disk corruption fine last night and this morning Graphics problem/hard disk corruption i awoke and installed microsoft Visio trial I needed it to do a project for a uni unit i tried to run World of Warcraft after the installation which prompted me to restart but i chose to wait WoW now loaded and when i got to the start screen the graphics were bugged out certain points were take and distorted in big triangles across all my screen when i loaded into the game i had the same thing as well as incorrect colours all over the world I closed WoW and restarted my computer hoping this was just a WoW issue i ran other games in an attempt to see if it was isolated but it seems any graphic that is D is distorted and warped in the same manner it causes my computer to lock up and freeze and i have to close the process i rolled back my drivers to a previous version and tried to see if that helped but it did now i scanned my computer with AVG to see if it was something there nothing was there I reinstalled the drivers to the latest version which have been working for weeks and it was still there this is where it gets interesting I was frustrated so i attempted to system restore to last night the only thing having been changed on my computer being the installation of Visio trial i downloaded it from the microsoft site When i attempted to system restore it noted that there was file disk corruption on my c drive and could not restore it asked me to scan and repair the corruption and would schedule the repair next system start up i restarted and it went to the screen asking me to press any key to cancel the scan it locked up on s remaining and did nothing i left it for an hour and nothing wondering where to go from here Any suggestions or help will be great worthy noting that videos played on the computer work fine it seems to only be the D graphics that cause the system a big problem nothing was done from last night to today except the installation of Visio trial nbsp

A:Graphics problem/hard disk corruption

Try uninstalling the graphic drivers and then re-installing it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-problem-hard-disk-corruption.1046005/
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Hi, I have a EVGA e-GeForce 7600GT 256 MB PCIe Video Card which supports the SLI technology allowing me to link up 2 or more graphics cards for greater performance. Now this card has DDR3 memory. I wanted to know if I can link it up with a DDR2 memory graphics card which also supports SLI. If I can, how will this difference affect performance?
 

A:Linking a DDR2 memory graphics card with DDR3 SLI graphics card?

Now this card has DDR3 memoryClick to expand...

Which card?? "A card with DDR3 memory", or "A thingy with a red switch on it" tell us just as much.
But if it's not another 7600 GT you're trying to SLi, just forget it, especially if you're going to buy the other card.
 

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Hey everyone I m in dire need computer to card up fine graphics Graphics post monitor, my doesn't boots any of some help with my PC The computer turns on fine and boots up can hear the windows start up tune Graphics card doesn't post any graphics to my monitor, computer boots up fine but I can t see anything on the monitor Here s the details I was playing a computer game on friday and during that it crashed I have no idea if this is when things started or not but I restarted and it was fine On sunday I had another crash only the screen flickered once or twice and there were green pixel lines going from top to bottom of the monitor about inches apart in a perfect pattern When I restarted there were no graphics on the monitor The light was flashing indicating it was on power saving mode I took the computer apart unplugged everything and put it all back together and for whatever reason it worked fine for about hours The next day I turned the computer on and it loaded fine but shortly after there was the return of the green pixel lines with the added addition of the top left corner of the screen being filled with green pixelated triangles in a perfect pattern These were flickering furiosly I tried restarting my computer and again I got no graphics posted to the monitor However the computer booted up fine and I heard the start up tune and minutes later I shut it down by pressing the quot Power Off quot button on my keyboard I tried another monitor and again got nothing I then tried taking the computer apart and putting it back together again only this time it didn t help I ve taken my graphics card out put it back in used both the monitor cable ports left the computer off all night without the power cable in and I can t get anywhere I ve taken my old card GeForce GTX out and borrowed my landlords GTX which is working fine at the moment I would go and buy a new card but I don t want to risk this happening again if I don t know why it s happening Fingers crossed I don t break my landlords graphics card by putting it in my pc I would like to know what s causing this if it is my graphics card or whether my motherboard will just start eating future graphics cards A friend of mine had a scenario not long ago where his motherboard kept breaking his graphics cards some how How would I know it would be safe to splash out on a new card My computer worked fine for years until now I d also like to point out that the fans didn t go into faster mode at any point they all remained pretty calm so I don t think it was overheating My computer s spec is OS Windows XP GPU GeForce gtx DVD Sony DVD-RW Q A Networking Nvidia nForce Networking Controller Processor Intel r Core tm Quad CPU GHz Motherboard nForce i SLI PSU Enermax Galaxy watt Thank you everyone nbsp

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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Hi

Does anyone know a good Graphics card for use for medium gaming, but mostly on using Adobe Software, for example, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Please find below link to Upgrade options I'm looking at for my old PC:
http://www.novatech.co.uk:80/novatech/specpage.html?MBB-N43051

Recomended the entry level 6600GT lineup for Gaming

I'll list too, in case break in link:

Processor: Athlon 64 3000
Heatsink and Fan: Original Manufacturer
Memory: 1x 512MB 184 PIN 2.5V 400MHZ
Motherboard: NF4UK8AA-8EKRS
Socket Type: 939
Memory Slots: 4x DDR
Chipset: NVIDIA nForce4 (CK8-04) Ultra
AGP Slots N/A
16x PCI-Express Slots 1
1x PCI-Express Slots 2
PCI Slots: 4
CNR Slots: N/A
Onboard Sound: 7.1 channel AC97 (Realtek)
LAN: Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) MAC + PHY (Vitesse)
Onboard Graphics: No
USB Ports: 4
Parallel Ports: 1
Serial Ports: 1
Form Factor: ATX

Look forward to hearing on your advise, Best Regards
 

A:Whats a Good Graphics card for Gaming and using Adobe Software-Graphics

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I've done a lot of research on this because I built a new system back in August. While I am not much of a gamer, I needed a very good NLE machine. However, the card I chose is quite the gamer card but had all the extras I needed to run Adobe Video Collection.

I picked the Connect 3D Radeon X850XT Platinum card from Tigerdirect. At the time it was $350 but I know it's cheaper now. It's got everything you need for a demanding application like Premiere Pro 1.5 and its related software. 256MB of GDDR3 memory and dual DVI outs. I highly recommend this card. I've been using it since the start of September with Adobe and it's great.

Your CPU and memory are a bit more of an important factor with rendering and burning though. My new PC has a 3.4Ghz P4 and 2GB of 533Mhz dual channel RAM. It's an exceptional increase in speed and productivity over my old 2.4Ghz and 512 Rambus.
 

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Can i install a tv tuner card (psi) and a graphics card (agp) at the same time?
Also how to I disable shared graphics? I am running Windows XP
 

A:TV Tuner Card, Graphics card, Disabling Shared Graphics

RichardB49 said:

Can i install a tv tuner card (psi) and a graphics card (agp) at the same time?
Also how to I disable shared graphics? I am running Windows XPClick to expand...

You sure can!!,not sure what you mean by shared graphics though
 

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My graphics display suddenly stopped for my computer. My PC is not even recognising my monitor, I tested my monitor with some other PC's and it is working properly. I though graphics card not working.??

But since my existing graphics card is gone and there is no on board graphics card on my PC I am not able to uninstall existing graphics card and install new one.

Could some one please suggest me what to do in this situation to see some thing in monitor so that in can start doing Uninstall/Installtions.?

Thank you very much for your replies in advance. I really apprecite it.

Thanks
Satish.
 

A:How to install graphics card when the existing graphics card in not working.

You could always stick the new one in and boot up in safe mode. Then proceed to uninstall all the remnant drivers. That *shouldn't* cause any problems, but it may be choppy when you boot up.(I've had this happen before, swapping a Riva TNT2 for a GF6600).
 

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Hi for the last months ive been trying to fix a but Nvidia Random not card with restarts card graphics graphics AMD problem that ive been having with my computer about months ago I did a major pc upgrade where i replaced my motherboard processor ram heat sink power supply and case the only things I used from the original computer where HDD's SDD and my AMD radeon HD gb Now ive have the most strange issue where i can be watching a video off the HDD or surfing the web on youtube etc and not long after I Random restarts with AMD graphics card but not Nvidia graphics card start the activity my computer will turn off like if I had flicked the switch on the back of the power supply and then it boots back up again and will run fine until i start up an activity again and then it does exactly the same thing and reboots there is no BSOD shown nor Dumps Created Ive tried many things to sort this out and have RMA'ed the power supply and the motherboard the motherboard wasn't a direct replacement as they didn't sell my original board anymore which was a gigabyte ga-x -ud now i have an asus p x deluxe I have tried only plugging in one HDD SSD and then tried a spare HDD when that failed i have tried one ram stick at a time and still nothing now heres where it gets strange whilst trying to rule out differnt hardware i switched my AMD card out for a very old mb pcie x nvidia graphics and since then my computer has been running marvelously i can have it playing videos for hours days even although i havent properly tested for days and not a single problem at all The main difference between the cards is obiously one is nvidia and the other is AMD the nvidia one doesn't require any form of external power from the power supply where as the AMD one requires pin connectors and the AMD card is Massively more powerful when compared to the nvidia one the AMD one can run Practically all new titles on max with ease whereas the nividia card struggles to play gta sa on medium so i think ive narrowed it down to a driver error with amd and another driver with my new board a damaged AMD card a second dodgy power supply or something else that i haven't thought about or discovered yet Has anyone else had a similar problem or have any suggetions as im pretty much all out of ideas at this point and its starting to grind my gears that i cant use my expensive new computer as it should be Any help is appreciated Joe P S sorry about any spelling or punctuation mistakes made but Im very tired at the time of writing this and will be going to bed

A:Random restarts with AMD graphics card but not Nvidia graphics card

  
Quote: Originally Posted by cannotdisplay64


so i think ive narrowed it down to a driver error with amd and another driver with my new board, a damaged AMD card, a second dodgy power supply or something else that i haven't thought about or discovered yet.

Has anyone else had a similar problem or have any suggetions as im pretty much all out of ideas at this point and its starting to grind my gears that i cant use my expensive new computer as it should be. Any help is appreciated.

Joe

P.S. sorry about any spelling or punctuation mistakes made but Im very tired at the time of writing this and will be going to bed


The comparison you are making between GPU brands is pointless as a diagnostic. The MAIN difference I can see is that one card requires external power, and the other one does not. A proper diagnostic would be to test another GPU that requires external power.

I've heard that the specific PSU you bought will sometimes not power all the hardware it is supposed so.
People saying it could barely power a SSD, or even an extra fan.

My thoughts. Try using another PSU, try using a similar GPU. Use your old PSU and see if it still happens for starters.

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I usually make a habit of checking Event Viewer EV on a regular basis having installed new drivers and a new graphics card this morning without a hitch I decided to check EV since this was a rather big change to the system Sure enough there was some new entries However Graphics Event related??) new entries Viewer graphics (NOT Card New when I looked into them they offered little information as to what the problem was When I used the link to see what online information was available the Microsoft site came back New Graphics Card new Event Viewer entries (NOT graphics related??) with no information fixes for this problem These errors do not seem to be affecting anything but I just wanted to know how you folks think I should proceed Here are the two errors and what info I could pull from EV Device Center New Graphics Card new Event Viewer entries (NOT graphics related??) - - System - Provider Name DeviceCenter - EventID Qualifiers Level Task Keywords x - TimeCreated SystemTime - - T Z EventRecordID Channel Application Computer PC Security - EventData Unknown Node text -- gt Second error will be in the next post

A:New Graphics Card new Event Viewer entries (NOT graphics related??)

The driver detected a controller error on \Device\CdRom0.

+ System
- EventData
\Device\CdRom0
0E00800001000000000000000B0004C001010000000000000000000008480700000000000000000005B9060000000000FFFF FFFF02000000580000840204000001200612080100000000000004010000000000000000000040538B0A80FAFFFF00000000 0000000010B0830A80FAFFFF000000000000000000000000000000001B000000020000000000000000000000700004000000 000A00000000530000000000000000000000
Binary data:

In Words

0000: 0080000E 00000001 00000000 C004000B
0008: 00000101 00000000 00000000 00074808
0010: 00000000 00000000 0006B905 00000000
0018: FFFFFFFF 00000002 84000058 00000402
0020: 12062001 00000108 00000000 00000104
0028: 00000000 00000000 0A8B5340 FFFFFA80
0030: 00000000 00000000 0A83B010 FFFFFA80
0038: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
0040: 0000001B 00000002 00000000 00000000
0048: 00040070 0A000000 00000000 00000053
0050: 00000000 00000000

In Bytes

0000: 0E 00 80 00 01 00 00 00 ..?.....
0008: 00 00 00 00 0B 00 04 C0 .......?
0010: 01 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0018: 00 00 00 00 08 48 07 00 .....H..
0020: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0028: 05 B9 06 00 00 00 00 00 .?......
0030: FF FF FF FF 02 00 00 00 ????....
0038: 58 00 00 84 02 04 00 00 X..?....
0040: 01 20 06 12 08 01 00 00 . ......
0048: 00 00 00 00 04 01 00 00 ........
0050: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0058: 40 53 8B 0A 80 FA FF FF @S?.????
0060: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0068: 10 B0 83 0A 80 FA FF FF .??.????
0070: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0078: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0080: 1B 00 00 00 02 00 00 00 ........
0088: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0090: 70 00 04 00 00 00 00 0A p.......
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A:Overheating, missing graphics card, and VGA graphics adapter not working.

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That is just how you should do that, it's unremarkable.

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It's likely to be an improvement, but check it and see.
Onboard graphics are disabled in the BIOS (Try looking under "Integrated Peripherals" or something similar.
You probably don't need to do this, but it's nice to know how.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-disable-intel-hd-graphics-to-install-pci-e-graphics-card.942178/
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A:Onboard graphics detected not graphics card

Hi , The option is the one where the nvidia card and intel on-board are shown, and the BIOS should select the nvidia card as priority if it can, and has a choice.
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A:no video card graphics nor online graphics

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot!

What is the ram & psu make and model?
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A:Graphics Corruption?

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A:R8500 graphics corruption

I should probably list my specs?

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A:lockups & graphics corruption

Good picture!

That clearly indicates that the problem is in the PC and not the monitor. The video card is losing it's marbles, or the video RAM is getting corrupted.

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Try a different driver for the card as this may be the problem

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A:How do you switch from an integrated graphics card to an "external" graphics card?

Most modern PCs will detect the new installation of the PCI graphics card and automatically disable the onboard graphics, so yes it should just work.

If for some reason you have problems, you may have to make a change in the bios, I cannot be more specific because each bios is different depending on manufacturer, and model of the motherboard.

Install the card, connect your monitor to it and boot up, when you get into Windows install the driver and reboot.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-you-switch-from-an-integrated-graphics-card-to-an-external-graphics-card.922726/
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A:Install DVDRW Drivers-->Graphics Corruption

Ugh, sorry. The forum keeps collapsing my paragraphs.

Seem to have fixed the paragraph issue.

http://www.vistax64.com/drivers/250629-install-dvdrw-drivers-graphics-corruption.html
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A:Aero-theme graphics corruption/distortion

maybe if you de instal your driver that you have downloaded en try to update windows. in windows is a driversupdater and most of the time this works.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/61577-aero-theme-graphics-corruption-distortion.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/343573-can-i-use-onboard-graphics-graphics-card.html
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A:Graphics card and onboard graphics

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http://www.pchelpforum.com/windows-10-a/127932-graphics-card-onboard-graphics.html
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The total memory shown is not your actualy gpu memory,i thought it was something like shared system memory,so no need to worry about that.About your flickering problem,can be due to alot of things.Make sure all your cables are connected tightly,and i would uninstall all your mobo,gpu drivers and get the newest ones,make sure you install directX latest version aswell.

Edit:Nevermind all that,ive just read your other threads and i think the best thing to do is to reinstall windows and start from scratch.

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A:Graphics card vs graphics accelerator.

There basically the same thing just different names as far as I am concerned. A graphics card accelerates the graphics processing

You need a card with 16meg on board memory, that's low by todays standard, I would get a minimum of 32.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-vs-graphics-accelerator.56324/
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An unlikely thing, maybe? I have an 8Mb onboard graphics. I also have available a spare 8Mb Matrox graphics card.

Is it at all possible (without the use of extensive electronics tinkering) to connect the memory of one of these to make, say, a 16Mb graphics capability?

Just seems a waste of a decent graphics card!

Yours curiously

Moozer
 

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PSS. If im unclear, ask in the reply section.

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A:How to use both graphics card and motherboard graphics at once?

Depending on what Graphics Card you have ... You should be able to run two Monitors of the one Card ...

As for using the Internal and another Graphics Card at the same time ...

That is not possible ... Though it is true that your Motherboard supports Switchable Graphics ...

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A:Graphics screen corruption - random noise, flickers,etc

What drivers are you using. It should be 306.23. Also, when you updated drivers, did you uninstall the old drivers in safe mode first? You can download the current drivers from Nvidia's web site if that is not what you are running. I reinstall drivers by using Driver Sweeper in safe mode. Select only the Nvidia Display drivers, click analyze and then delete. Then reboot and install the new driver selecting custom install and make sure the clean install box is checked.

When you say you tried it in someone else's house, do you mean the computer or the card? If you can try just the card in someone else's computer, it may show whether it is the card or something else. Also, if you can borrow or if you have an extra PSU, you can try that. I would rather see you find out for sure what the problem is before you spend money to replace something that may or may not be defective. Just based on what I understand about your problem, it sounds like drivers. If it were the PSU, it would do the same on the bios screen. The drivers don't load until windows starts. That is where you are having the issues.

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A:Is this a graphics card problem?

Something like that is usually caused by heat. Next time that happens, immediately restart the computer and check the GPU temperature in the nVidia control panel as soon as possible, and use SpeedFan or a similar program to check your CPU and motherboard temperatures (you can also do this in the BIOS, but don't spend too much time in there, or you won't be able to see your GPU temperature quickly enough). The temperatures will always be higher after the system has been under a load, but if any of them look abnormally high, you've probably found your problem. Look in your case and make sure all of your fans are spinning, and check for dust or other things that might be restricting your airflow.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/is-this-a-graphics-card-problem.508613/
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A:pci-e graphics card problem...

Nothing happens means what?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pci-e-graphics-card-problem.618192/
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That series is almost 5 years old, if that particular card is that old then it might be dying. If its new then its a faulty Graphics card in my opinion. If driver updates and cleaning it didn't cure it the only other thing you can do is add more case fans and position it so that it blows on the graphics card. But for the hastle involved with that it might be worth changing it for a new one.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-fan-problem.919272/
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A:graphics card problem

try going to your device manager

and again see if you can disable the onboard video through their.

you should see an option similar to this one
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-problem.408913/
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A:Graphics Card Problem

Have you tried with another monitor?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-problem.740669/
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A:graphics card problem...

Hello moazim,

Nope, it cannot be repaired.

Replace the card with a new one; post the rest of your system specs by following the tutorial below, (especially your PSU and its wattage) and a price point you can afford so that we can offer you some recommendations.

System Info - See Your System Specs

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A:Problem with graphics card

Hello Jacks1515.

I would suggest the first step would be to ensure that the card is in fact still good and the best way to do that would be to try it in another computer and see if you get the same results.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-with-graphics-card.813040/
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A:Graphics card and PSU problem.

Hi

Welcome to Seven Forums.
Mixed opinion on the issue as some users have been able to use a 250w brand-name PSU to run similar versions of the card you have - note however that this would be dependent on the card-vendor and the PSU used.
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A:Please Help! Graphics Card Problem

not really sure...but u can try messing around with settings.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/please-help-graphics-card-problem.154243/
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A:problem with graphics card.

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A:Problem Seeing Graphics Card

It doesn't list your ATI card because you have not installed the latest ATI drivers for it so Vista install the Generic drivers that come with the OS.

Go to Ati, download the latest drivers for your card & OS, copy the file to a folder you'll remember later. Go to the downloaded file, right click on it and "Run as Administrator", follow instructions and restart.

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You should be good to go after that.

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Hi,
Make sure your power supply can handle it, it requires a minimum of 500w and a free 6 pin connection.It looks like from you specs your power supply is not powerful enough to run this card.

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A:Problem with Graphics card, HELP!

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A:A possible graphics card problem?

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A:Graphics Card Problem

greetings

go into your device manager and uninstall the original card first.. then turn it off ...and then reinstall your new card with the driver disk ready.
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A:Graphics Card Problem

Please post your system specs, To include Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following if custom or home built, Mother Board (including Revision number), Processor (Exact Model Number), Ram, Video Card, Hdd(s), Optical Drive(s), Power Supply Manufacturer Model, Wattage and Amperage on the +12V Rails, OS, and any other peripherals installed on the motherboard.
 

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A:Graphics Card Problem??? HELP!

Check the manufacture's support web site for driver and BIOS updates and try increasing the refresh rate. Check the owner manual for details as some are different depending on the manufacture.
 

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A:Graphics card problem

How many watts does your power supply have, and how many A are on the 12v rail? This information can be found on the PSU sticker on the side of the PSU.
 

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A:Graphics card/irq problem

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A:Graphics Card Problem

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