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New Graphics card - Radeon vs nVidia

Q: New Graphics card - Radeon vs nVidia

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I have an HP pavilion with an nVida Motherboard "ABM2n-LA" Win XP media edition and I just installed a Radeon HD 4670 512mb Graphics card. The graphics look great and seem to be working fine but there is no sound. Under the control panel it says no sound devices?

I uninstalled it and tried it without the HD audio drive and still no sound.
I take the card out and the sound is fine.?

Should I get an nVidia 8600 instead?

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A: New Graphics card - Radeon vs nVidia

Do you have the latest drivers?

The 8600 is much worse.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/new-graphics-card-radeon-vs-nvidia.114511/
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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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A:T420s Nvidia Graphics Card & Express Card Question...

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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T420s-Nvidia-Graphics-Card-amp-Express-Card-Questions/td-p/483519
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/the-best-nvidia-card-vs-the-best-radeon-card.187375/
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[Edited by Pernod on 05-25-2001 at 04:26 PM]
 

A:Radeon Graphics Card

Well since nobody else answer my opinion is the 32 meg should work just fine for what you want.
64 meg is more for gamers trying to push all those frames per second in game.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/radeon-graphics-card.44679/
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A:Solved: Radeon Graphics Card

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-radeon-graphics-card.399758/
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http://www.eightforums.com/graphic-c...-owner-15.html

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A:ATI Radeon Graphics card problems...

What version of windows are you running? You could try uninstalling the driver through device manager. It should auto detect it when you reboot. Or just throw in the disk that came with your video card and reinstall it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ati-radeon-graphics-card-problems.883736/
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A:AMD Radeon Graphics Card Driver

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A:Radeon Graphics card problem

also if u can boot using a s-video cable and set it to the right res, mine had the same problem afetr i installed new drivers and this worked for me, but i'm no expert
 

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A:radeon 5770 1gb graphics card

  
Quote: Originally Posted by balltillifall


I heard the fact this card is only 128 bit is a bad thing, i don't know too much about computers so can someone explain to me what that does and how having it that low will effect gameplay? and if it is a bad card can u pls reccomend me something in the same range? thanks :0


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Nvidia only supplies chipsets. Since they don't build the graphics cards, they don't support them.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/nvidia-graphics-card.101010/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-nvidia-graphics-card.631726/
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A:Better Nvidia Graphics card

Usually higher models would perform better than their predecessors but there can be positives and negatives with both.

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Hi,
Short and sweet Yes

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A:nvidia graphics card

Sounds more like a driver issue. Have you uninstalled and installed the latest video driers for the card?

Latest driver can be found here: http://www.nvidia.com/page/drivers.html
Which appears to be done at this very moment.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/nvidia-graphics-card.615659/
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You can not increase dedicated video memory, it is what it is. 512 MB

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Maybe save a little more money before you make a choice.

EVGA 02G-P4-2743-KR GeForce GT 740 Superclocked 2GB 128-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 3.0 Video Card - Newegg.com

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Probably ATI card running on Microsoft drivers instead. I have same problem with ATI drivers which have reputation to have problems. Did u try newest Crimson drivers? What OS?

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Nick, welcome to the forum. Here is the information that is on the Product Specifications page: Figure : AMD Radeon R5 330 graphics card Board: 4 layerDimensions: 4.518 in x 2.712 inMemory size: 2 GBEngine clock: 650 MHzMemory clock: 900 MHzMulti Display Support: N/ASupports Blu-rayTotal power consumption: <25 W There has to be a video port on the video card.  However, it states that Multi Display Support is Not Applicable, as you can see highlighted in orange.  If you could provide a picture of the back of the computer it would be helpful.  I can't find any information on the card.

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A:Radeon 5890 1gb graphics card crash

Maybe it's because there's no such thing as a Radeon 5890 Unless you mean a 4890 or 5870, in which case I would check that all your connections and that your power supply is up to the job.
 

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Hi Dec11495, Welcome to Seven forums.

It will be very nice of you if you share with us the purpose for which you are planning to upgrade the GPU. I mean, do you want to play games, video editing or simply watch videos and play light games. Also, how much you want to spend?

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A:ATI Radeon 9800 XT Graphics Card HOT! (and broken fan)

I would cuss out your friend if he/she didn't tell you it was a defective card
to begin with.
its running hot because the heatsink on the video card has quite working.

about fixing it. look at the back of the card and see if you can see any
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if you can find a new heatsink and fan for your video card.
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RUNNING 6 HOURS WITH IT SO HOT IT BURN YOUR HAND PROABLY
DIDN'T DO YOUR MOTHERBOARD ANY GOOD EITHER!!!!!!!!!!!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ati-radeon-9800-xt-graphics-card-hot-and-broken-fan.710303/
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[Display]
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A:Please tell me do i have 1 gb nvidia geforce 210 graphics card?

Download and install Speccy - System Information - Free Download .

Run it, and click thew "Graphics" on the left pane
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See if you can start in Safe Mode.
 

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A:Nvidia Graphics Card Not Being Detected

By any chance did you install the NVIDIA beta drivers? If so they are broken for the 8600GT right now (been documented EVERYWHERE)

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also forgot to mention I have a

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A:Nvidia graphics card troubleshoot.

Check to ensure that Windows 10 did not update itself before this happened. You may be able to resolve the issue by using  Windows System Restore.  Choose a restore checkpoint dated before this began.  Windows System Restore is completely reversible and will not delete your data.

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A:No display after new NVIDIA GT 730 (2GB) DDR 5 graphics card

Hi,
Was it sold and shipped by Amazon or from another vender ?

Every time you switch ports you have to change the monitor settings to that port

I don't believe I've ever seen a 8-900w psu before
Most were 750-850-1000w
But yea over kill for that card.
Does it need or have a pull for additional power to connect to it on the top rear ?
I doubt it would.

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A:Nvidia Graphics Card Issue

Have you tried the drivers from Dell. Those are what you should be using not the ones from Windows xp (I never use windows drivers) nor those from Nvidia not for onboard graphics. (That is what the card installed is, right, onboard?)
 

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A:NVIDIA graphics card issue

Try to install the drivers in safe mode

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A:MSI Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 graphics card

I assume you are using the Windows 7 driver and not the XP driver on it,

NVIDIA DRIVERS 280.26 WHQL

might be better to go with the one previous as I haven't been seeing much in the way of good reports on the latest,

NVIDIA DRIVERS 275.33 WHQL

Also is this an untouched windows disk, or has it been modified in some way?

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A:How to upgrade to a new Nvidia graphics card.

mannyrd, try the steps here

NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems

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A:cannot install my nvidia graphics card

What drivers are you trying?

If Acer has customized the device ID for the nVidia graphics device, you might best try Acer's drivers:

Acer Support: Downloads & Support Documents - Notebook / Aspire / Aspire 5745G

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