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Recommend a 4 monitor graphics card?

Q: Recommend a 4 monitor graphics card?

Hi,
 
Anyone out there have experience with/ recommendation of a 4 monitor graphics card? With the possibility of getting 2 of these cards and expanding to 8 monitors? Linux compatible?
 
I know it's a bit of an ask, but I'm going around in circles on the interwebz.
 
Thanks.

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A:Recommend a new Graphics card please

Something like this will do the trick if you want to stay with Radeon/AMD. I use one of these in my office PC, and it's a solid performer.

MSI Radeon HD 6450 DirectX 11 R6450-2GD3H/LP 2GB 64-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Passive Low Profile Video Card - Newegg.ca

Just make sure that you have adequate case cooling, because it does get rather warm.

Is there any reason that you want a fanless card? You're really limiting yourself, performance-wise with a fanless. They are good for HTPC rigs and office PCs, but for a lot of home users a fanless card is not quite up to the task. Particularly if you want to play any games.

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A:Recommend me a graphics card

Its impossible to upgrade laptop graphics....At least 99.99% of the time

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Hi.

I really want to play a game on my pc shogun 2 but I don't have a graphics card that will run this game. So please could anyone recommend me a a graphics card that will run shogun 2 smoothly and under £100. My PC's specifications are as follows:

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Thank you.
 

A:Could anyone recommend a graphics card?

Found this AMD Radeon 6850 for ~£100. This is probably the best bang for the buck at this price segment.

You might however consider getting a better power supply, as the minimum PSU requirement is 500W for that GPU.
According to this your PC has a 300W PSU.

Here's a good PSU for ~£60.
Alternatively, any no-name 600W PSU should suffice, but I don't recommend that.
 

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I currently have this mobo;

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128444

(I know it is a US site, but it was the first that came up on google)

I am looking for a half decent graphics card to go with it.

I want to be able to run two monitors, one HD and the other VGA

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Other than that, I just watch flicks and such really

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A:What graphics card and PSU would you recommend for the CPU I have?

What is the brand and model of the motherboard you want to install the graphic card on?

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A:Recommend a graphics card?

...it very much depends on how much you want to spend. I'd recommend one with at least 128MB RAM, but the range is substantial. You start at an NVidia FX5200 128MB (rubbish) @ around £35 and go up to an ATiX850 Platinum 256MB at £400, so take your pick depending on your budget. What I would say though is that your system won't necessarily make the most out of one of the top end cards; there are no applications or games available at this time that will; those cards are just for the 'my kit has a faster FPS than yours' bunch, the more descerning of us (and more wallet-concious) generally buy something that will do everything that we want it to now, plus proofs your kit for about 12-24 months against needing to upgrade again.

What I'd also recommend though if you're planning on playing games on your pc, is rather than spending a fortune on a video (graphics) card, consider upgrading your RAM to 1GB. That is by far the most significant upgrade you can do to any pc, and will show significant results. Then bung in a mid-range card like an ATi 9800 pro 128MB for around £135. That coupled with 1GB RAM will play any game around today at max quality, and will for at least the next year or 2.

Your current card is from the NVidia range, it's just badged Creative. There are now 2 main players in the video card market; NVidia & Radeon, both of whom have a massive range of cards, you just need to decide what you want to do with your pc (eg play games, edit video, standard office-type apps, etc) and how much you have to spend.
 

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A:What graphics card do you recommend?

Hi,

Is it a pc or laptop?

If it's a laptop then you may as well forget about upgrading the graphics as it's usually not possible.

If it's a pc then it depends on your budget and also what power supply you have?

Cheers

Paul.

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A:Recommend me a graphics card for pc to hdtv

With gaming not concern the ATI HD 5450,

Newegg.com - Computer Hardware,Video Cards & Video Devices,Desktop Graphics / Video Cards,ATI,Radeon HD 5000 series,Radeon HD 5450

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A:Recommend me a graphics card and screen please

Try these:

Acer AL2416WB 24" TFT Monitor Widescreen 1920x1200 1000:1 400cd/m2 5ms Silver/Black 3 Years Warranty - £198.99 + free delivery
ASUS HD 4870X2 2GB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDCP HDTV out PCI-E Graphics Card - £364.9 + free delivery
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The total for the entire system will easily be under £1000 and your friend would have a killer system that will be able to play any game with the detail settings maxed out.
 

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A:can anyone recommend a decent graphics card for my motherboard

Shim if you rarely play games i think the current onboard video card is plenty enough. If you rarely play games this card should be good enogh.
 

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A:Recommend a graphics card to play blu ray videos smoothly

Pretty much any modern card can do this. I would suggest the GeForce GT 220 or if you want to go cheaper, the G210. On the ATI side, I would suggest either a Radeon HD 5570 or 5450. They should all be able to accelerate M2TS video without any issues. On the plus side, Nvidia can also accelerate WMV, in case you make any use of it.

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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: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: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:Add third monitor - graphics card?

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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:LCD Monitor & Graphics card

Single-Link DVI Support
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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: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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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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A:Trying to get my VGA monitor to work with my DVI graphics card

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: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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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: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?

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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: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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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: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 :

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2GB Corsair RAM
500GB Seagate Hard Drive
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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: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.

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A:Graphics card, monitor or just cables?

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A:New Graphics Card = Blank Monitor

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A:Monitor not starting after new graphics card

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A:Graphics card connection to monitor

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Duncan,
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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)

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A:Graphics card and monitor resolution ?

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A:Graphics card or monitor prob?

Negotiator said:

my 7800gt is connected to a 6 year old crt monitor. When I drag a window on the desktop across the screen, their is delay like a tail behind it. Also when you quite a game or program such as 3dmark, the mouse pointer disappears, the only way to make it reappear is to right click. Is this my monitor not keeping up or the graphics card has a prob?Click to expand...

it is most likly vid card related as the old monitor is more likly to only limit you to resolution such as aoly letting you have a settoing as 800 by 600 as opposed to 1024 by 768.

i know this as i have a few monitors here that are quite older then your 6 year old one and they have no problem displaying graphics as long as the settings are 800 by 600
 

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A:Graphics Card or Monitor Problem?

Try a different monitor, temporarily.

Louis

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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: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: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:Have I got the right graphics card/monitor driver

If your monitor is working ok now I would just leave it be. Right now the setting labeled "Generic PnP Monitor" is probably the "best fit". BTW I have two HD(1920 x 1080) Samsung monitors and they are both listed as Generic PnP Monitor.

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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:Graphics card or monitor problem?

You might try uninstalling the video drivers (could be damaged from malware or removal of same)...and then reinstalling the video drivers.

The fact that it doesn't occur in safe mode...seemingly points to the drivers, IMo.

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A:Monitor graphics card acting up?

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A:graphics card/monitor problem

First thing to check is does your mobo support it.
 

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A:No Monitor Signal, New Graphics Card.

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A:Monitor doesn't turn on after I put in my new graphics card

You see no video at all, even no bios screen? If this is true, the new card may be bad
 

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A:No signal to monitor after installing new graphics card.

Did you plug in the 6/8 pin power connectors to the card itself?

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A:Strange monitor/graphics card when using Firefox

Suggestion: remove all plug-ins/add ons from ff. Close and restart ff. Does it persist? If not, add back plug-ins one at a time until you can isolate the problem.

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Yes, there are adapters. In fact, I'm a little surprised your card didn't come with adapters, unless you got an OEM or open box version. Anyway, here is one example: Newegg
 

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I have changed your thread title to reflect your problem. Please use proper thread titles from now on. Thanks.

You should click on the edit button in your post and give as many details as you can as to what your problem is. This should include your system specs etc.

That way, members will have a better idea of what`s causing your problem.

Regards Howard
 

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Disable the Onboard Grapphix in DEVICE MANAGER. Install your new card. Install the drivers. Be sure to hook the VGA cable up to the correct outlet.
 

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To me it sounds like the power supply is having trouble with the new video card. could you post the specs of the power supply and the rest of the computer that would be great.
 

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First my specs OS Windows Vista ghz Intel Celeron gigs of RAM gb HDD GFXCard trying to install Geforce FX Alright so this is a simple question shouldn t be difficult to answer I ve read that sometimes you don t have to disable the Onboard Graphics in the BIOS when putting in the gfxcard So I stuck it in without disabling in hopes Graphics detect it? - Monitor won't Card Installing that I didn t have to Well the monitor won t turn on so I just have to pull it back out of the processor The weird thing is it won t even Installing Graphics Card - Monitor won't detect it? turn on if I have the monitor plugged into the onboard gfx slot It won t until I completely remove the GForce FX So I went into the BIOS and saw that the Primary is selected as PCI and not Onboard even though I use chipset Could that be why the monitor is getting confused But here s my main question before I get started in all this if I choose the Primary Video in BIOS as PCI-E would I still be able to see the monitor once it turns back on In other words would I be able to change the bios back if the gfxcard don t work Will the onboard video work regardless of what s chosen in the BIOS menu Would appreciate ANY help Thanks in advance EDIT oh and hey does the GeForce FX support x resolution Could that be the problem it s not detecting it nbsp

A:Installing Graphics Card - Monitor won't detect it?

Please post your system specs, To include Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following it custom or home built, Mother Board, Processor, 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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I recently got a VGA-HDMI Cable, so I could link my TV to my computer, but when I went to plug it in, my computer did not detect it. I then tried to force my computer to detect it, as many of the things I saw online recommended this, but this did not work either.
Please help me!
Thanks
J
Also, if its any help, my graphics card is AMD Radeon HD 6400M Series, and as this is a laptop, I cant really get a new graphics card.
 

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Hey guys Mettalknight here

I recently bought a new Graphics Card (A Powercolor HD7750 Pic) this graphics card has 1 HDMI 1 VGA and 1 DVI slot. My old graphics card had the same setup so I thought no problem I will just take my 2 vga monitors and since I already have a converter it will work no problem right? Well I was wrong on that one. So my VGA monitor now works but the one that is converting from DVI to VGA doesn't. Is there any way to fix this? Do I need to go out and buy a new converter?

Thanks a lot for the help!
Mettalknight

A:Got a new graphics card and now my second monitor doesn't work

The problem is that the new card is DVI only on the DVI port. Also what you are connecting with is not a converter but an adapter. An actual DVI to VGA converter can cost upwards of $100 or more, where the adapters are a couple of dollars at most.

Sounds like your old card (what was it by the way?) was intended to do VGA over the DVI port in addition to the native VGA port. Unfortuneatly there is much you can do in this regard as very few if any cards made recently do more than VGA from one port, either native or via DVI adapter.

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Hi TechSpot users I have a problem with my monitor Or I actually dont know whether it is the monitor the graphic card or perhaps my PCI-Express slot When I turn on my computer the screen is black and the little blue powerbutton Monitor, issue? graphics card, motherboard or is flashing and nothing happens when i push it I cant turn my monitor off either unless I pull the plug I ve had this problem for some time now Sometimes the screen just appears by itself Monitor, graphics card, or motherboard issue? after several hours Sometimes I sit down and push the power button repeatedly and maybe it works after a while Sometimes it helps to restart the computer When the screen works there is no problem I can play games and restart the computer and it still works I can also turn the monitor off and on I can even turn off the computer only for a couple of seconds though and it still works But if I turn of the computer and leave it for say minutes i am right back to the problem mentioned above I have tried to replace both monitor and graphic card And i ve tried to switch the digital cable with an analog ports as well of course Could it be my PCI-e slot And if so how to find out and is it repairable by the average consumer Best Regards nbsp

A:Monitor, graphics card, or motherboard issue?

What is the make and model of your monitor?
 

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I have a Gateway FX Gaming computer Link http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E and I try to plug in the video card given in the graphics description in link quot NVIDIA GeForce GT Over-Clocked w MB on board memory and DirectX quot Which as far as I know the video card was made to fit the computer When ever I try to plug the graphics card into my computer I dont get any display on my monitor at all Also The power button-light flashes Both fans computer and video card turn on and work But after a minuite or monitor in? plugged is card No display on when graphics so the computer turns off My onboard normal graphics work normally but obviouly arent very good for gaming If there is any way possible to fix this problem please reply I am very eager to resolve this issue Additional Details My computer hasnt worked with my No display on monitor when graphics card is plugged in? graphics card before therefor I decided to Restore my computer to factory settings and still didnt work and thats where I ended up now nbsp

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I am curious as to why my monitor constantly flashes between intervals This is definitely related to my new graphics card the ASUS EN GT with GB video ram being installed onto my new with graphics my flashes Monitor card EN9400GT ASUS M N-SLI Deluxe Monitor flashes with my new EN9400GT graphics card mobo What happens exactly is that after installing the new graphics card the monitor once Monitor flashes with my new EN9400GT graphics card in a while would constantly flash several times being extremely annoying to me I used to have a GTS with MB of video ram with no problems The difference between the two graphics would be the ram and the inclusion of this massive heat sink the EN GT only has a fan on it Another note is that my father has the EN GT on his computer now with a motherboard that is a new model He doesn t seem to have any other problems at all Also I have tried updating the nVidia software and it still didn t resolve the issue when i had the EN GT Why is this so nbsp

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urgent help My computer is roughly years old A friend helped me assemble it and Monitor Help: Problem Graphics Card Urgent and it has worked fine until late I went to turn it on this morning and the log up screen came on as well as the Windows XP loading screen however from there it failed miserably The Monitor just said quot No Signal quot and after roughly seconds it shut down by itself only to restart again I chose reboot in normal windows mode however the process just repeated itself The computer is able Urgent Help: Monitor and Graphics Card Problem to boot up fine in Safe Mode however Safe Mode doesn t get me very far at all and I choose to try again to restart it Finally after a ton of attempts I Urgent Help: Monitor and Graphics Card Problem was able to have the computer reboot Urgent Help: Monitor and Graphics Card Problem only to have my friendly Microsoft Error Program to tell me there was a problem with my Graphics card While trying to find out what the problem was the computer froze and I m back to the drawing board Can someone please e-mail me and tell me what possible solutions I have My Specs Motherboard ASUS A n x ACPI Graphics Card Geforce Ti If you need any more information please e-mail me and ask what you will I will be very Grateful for whatever help you can provide E-mail schneiderj ripon edu nbsp

A:Urgent Help: Monitor and Graphics Card Problem

if possable do a fresh install of windows.
 

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Ok please be gentle blank card Help startup monitor New on Graphics as i dont know New Graphics card monitor blank on startup Help much about computers I have just installed Nvidia geforce fx mb graphics card When i startup i have a blank screen I need to take the monitor cable out of Nvidia card slot and put it in another slot i presume it s the onboard slot Now i see a red box flashing connection msg then i take it out the onboard slot and move it back to the slot for Nvidia card and everything works fine This only really happens if the computer is off for a while but if i am New Graphics card monitor blank on startup Help just restarting then i dont have to move the cables to different slots everything starts up as normal I understand you may need to know some info regarding my computer but you will probably have to tell me where to look to find this info lol What i do know is that its a Compaq presario S UK Intel Pentium CPU GHz GHz GB of RAM windows xp pro I appreciate any help that you can offer Thanks nbsp

A:New Graphics card monitor blank on startup Help

Hi all i guess this isn't any easy problem to fix. I have reset defaults in Bios and also updated the Bios. Since this i noticed in the setup PCI is now set as the primary instead of AGP/onboard.
Thought that i had sussed it ! Switched off for a few mins then started up and again and blank screen again grrrrrrrr. Once again switched vga connector to motherboard vga port and screen powered up but no display. Switched it back over to PCI port and everthing is connected and running.
I feel i may have to disable onboard graphics but there is no sign of it in device manager.
Please someone help Please
 

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I have a Gateway GE computer using XP Serv Pack Ghz Intel Pentium G free HD space GB memory My monitor is by Gateway My graphics card is ATI Radeon X SE set at max refresh rate of Hz My problem arose problem - Monitor/Graphics Card Ubuntu when I installed the most Monitor/Graphics Card - Ubuntu problem recent version of the Ubuntu linux program v Monitor/Graphics Card - Ubuntu problem With this version it can be installed as a Monitor/Graphics Card - Ubuntu problem Windows program At one point during the long installation as a Windows program a small blue box appeared with the legend quot Out of Range kHz Hz quot The box went away and the installation seemed to be completed successfully However when I tried to shut down Ubuntu the blue box appeared again with the the same message This time my computer froze and I had to unplug it in order to free it up and reboot it in Windows Can anyone tell me the meaning and importance of the message in the blue box and what if anything I can do to avoid a repeat of this problem I enjoy using Ubuntu but certainly don t want to have my computer freeze up each time I try to exit it I have never previously had any kind of problem with my monitor or graphics card nbsp

A:Monitor/Graphics Card - Ubuntu problem

Seriousness: 4/10.

What it seems to be to me is that Ubuntu is for some reason setting your monitor's refresh rate to 87 Hz... "Out of Range 46.4kHz/87 Hz." When your monitor's maximum setting is probably around the 80 Hz mark.

When that message comes up, maybe try to quickly set the refresh rate to 75 Hz?

If that fails, maybe a clean install of Ubuntu is in order?

TheSaintsNortham.
 

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