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A piece of computer hardware that transforms binary data in the CPU into the viewable picture on the monitor of a computer. It is typically comprised mainly of memory, a processor heatsink, a processor fan, and a motherboard connection.
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sounds like some items are missing from your PC...You can try the following:-Start->Settings->Control Panel->Internet OptionsLooking for "Advanced", then "Show pictures", make sure the box beside it is checked.Next go to the macromedia website at http://www.macromedia.com/shockwave/download…
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"No you cannot. Cache is built into the CPU like 256k or 512k or 1meg.What ever is in your CPU that's what you have. If you want more cache you need to upgrade your CPU. Hope this helps" BLA BLA BLA.......you can with windows 7 manager...or via registry edit....go to register search "secondleveldat…
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Yes. Added: Sometimes! Not all AGP 1x or 2x video cards will have the same connection type as 4x or 8x cards, some older cards will not physically fit in the slot for modern motherboards.
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no as a rule the graphics card overides the onboard graphics which is rendered usless   Thats Not exactly true... There are many systems that run several monitors from one computer. Essentially you can run two video cards and two monitors, just make sure you have the correct drivers allocated…
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GeForce The difference is that GeForce is a chipset for graphic cards and nForce2 is a chipset for motherboards ;-)
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if you bought the card new within the last 6-8 years or so, it should be able to handle 256 colours no problem. to change to 256 really depends on what operating system you use. and chances are it can do even higher then 256 If you are running Microsoft Windows 95 or abov, right click the mouse o…
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A virtual port is a software emulation of a port which normally would be present in hardware. This is most commonly used with modems and printers. Many internal modems emulate a COM port. When modems first became common by far the most common type was an external modem which plugged into a serial …
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GraphicsThe best means of locating the source of any computer related problem is by the method of elimination. If you have access to another graphics card then I would advise you to install it and see if you get the same problems. Reinstalling graphics cards drivers does very little. Every time you …
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Comment It will work, if it is compatible with the signalling voltage on the motherboard (1.5v for AGP 1x, 2x and 4x), but it will only work at up to the 4x that your motherboard is capable of. You may need to change your BIOS settings for AGP= 4x to obtain maximum performance from your motherboa…
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This is a tough question to answer for a couple of reasons. First off: There are a lot of motherboards to choose from and there isn't really 1 out there that is absolutely the best. Intense graphics design requires some of the best hardware you can get and the motherboard is only 1 of many things t…
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Do you have an Intel sticker anywhere on your computer? Or an AMD sticker? If Intel, their site can detect which driver you have. 3rd Party Software It's possible to detect your video card using software like "Video Card Detector". It's free, easy to use and can be downloaded from CNET:http://down…
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Maybe. It depends on the AGP connector type of the motherboard and vga card. The ECS P4VXASD2.v1 motherboard has - I think - an Universal AGP slot ( not Universal AGP 3.0 !!) which can set 3.3 V or 1.5 V signal line voltage. The question is : What AGP connector does a vga card have ? Because of we a…
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It is possible to use two monitors and hopefully this will help you. 1. First you must consider the power usage of using two monitors. If you are not concerned about this, then you can move on. 2. Do you have room for two monitors; do you have a power strip or a free outlet to plug into near by? …
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Try the latest drivers from download.sys.com. if they don't work, email me and I'll try to help you further.   can't get into site   Help is near search on google after the program 3d-analyze open the program and tick emulate pixel shader option and off you go. (its a free program)
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A video card can be added, but the memory can't be expanded enough to create a decent gaming computer. I personally own a HP ZE4500 and you can bring total memory up to 2gb of ram, with 2x1gb sticks, I've done it with mine and it works. Also with the video card upgrade it plays quite alot of mid-r…
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When this question was originally asked, that was probably it (the 9800Pro AIW), but now it has to be the All-In-Wonder X800 XT. 'Best' is not just a little bit subjective when it comes to graphics cards though. Also: "Best" is typically to get a dedicated video card, and a separate dedicated tun…
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Hi Nicole,It's not necessary. First check the physical connections and then try uninstalling the drivers and reinstall them. That helps mostly. Also perform a Monitor Self Test. This should help in isolating whether the problem is with the monitor or the display card. Feel free to get back to me at …
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u are not mentioned which OS u r using if u are using Win2K or above that it will detect automatically when we are trying to reinstall it.if u are using adapters just check the adapter and search on internet for getting the drive.if it OS onboard check what is ur mothher board type.then search on We…
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you need to check the system to see if you have an agp port, if this is the case buy a separate graphics card to handle the pixel shading 128mb minimum recommended. if you only have pci available, pci graphics cards are available but rare and come at a premium.
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You could reformat, but it's not at all necessary. If you follow the directions that come with the card and load the correct drivers, there should be no need to format the hard drive.If you really want to, you can. But there's no real reason to.   TIP: Set your resolution to the lowest settin…
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as a rule the fx 5200 runs with 2x 4x and 8x agp ports dependant on the manufactrer of the card. check the manufacturers website.   I tried to lunch my computer with a geforce fx 5200 128 (i have a p4vxasd2 motherboard) that result no boot "black screen", i conclude the geforce fx5200 doesn't…
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YOU WILL HAVE TO KNOW WHAT MOTHER BOARD YOU HAVE EITHER YOU HAVE A MAINBOARD UTILITY DISK OR YOU WILL NEED TO LOOK AT THE MOTHER BOARD,THE CHIPSET WILL BE PRINTED ON ONE OF THE CHIPS ON THE BOARD,(IT WILL HAVE SOMETHING LIKE "VIA" PRINTED ON IT WITH THE NUMBERS OF THE CHIPSET.AFTER YOU FIND THIS INF…
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right click on your desktop. click properties click the settings tab click the advanced button should tell you there.if not thenright click my computer click properties click the hardware tab click device manager click the little + next to display drivers will tell you there.to updatego to the manuf…
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Start the computer in SAFE MODE, (press F5 or F8 at system start-up), then change the properties of the Settings via the Control Panel Display applet, or right click on the Desktop and choose Properties, Settings page. This can be due to a number of things. They are listed here in the order of sim…
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I think it can't. Asus Radeon 9200 SE(like my GigaBute one) supports only AGP v3.0. ECS's P4VXASD2 only 1.0See Also: faqfarm
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Are you trying to disable onboard video so you can install a pci video card? If so you have to disable onboard video in your computers bios. Then install your video card in an empty pci slot. Then install the drivers for your pci card in windows.
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Because it most likely is. AGP, stands for Accelerated Graphics Processor (loosely) If you can put a modem in that slot it would most likely be PCI. The card must be PCI. AGP and PCI cards are physically different. The connections to the motherboard are not identical or interchangeable. The PCI ca…
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Pixel shader 1.1 (and later variants) are hard-coded into the video card and its drivers. If you have a fast processor and a good amount of ram, you may be able to get around the pixel shader requirement by downloading "3DAnalyze" and "Swiftshader 2.0" to emulate pixel shader. More likely, the best…
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Nope. It doesn't matter what your computer specs are. PS2 disks are made to work with the PS2's hardware, not your computer's. I have heard about a program that used to be used to run playstation games, but chances are those are just rumors for the same reason above. Most likely those rumors have so…
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With very few exceptions, no as the video chip is hard soldered on the main system board (motherboard).Exceptions:You can only change a card that is already dedicated, which means it does NOT use shared memory and is NOT made by intel. Yes, you can ONLY upgrade Nvidia an ATI cards in a laptop.If its…
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SLI stands for Scan Line Interleaving (also alternatively Scalable Link Interface). It is a technology which connects 2 PCI or PCI-E cards from the same company, by an internal cable connection.The graphics processing and displaying is divided among these two cards. One card processes and displays t…
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The Geforce FX 5200 has pixel shader 2.0 which is backward-compatible with pixel shader 1.1 So, yes, the FX5200 has pixel shader 1.1.
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Answer A video card is a circuit board with connections for a monitor on it. It gets inserted into one of the expansion slots in the computer motherboard. When it is inserted correctly, the end with the monitor jack will be sticking out the back of the computer. Video cards are typically used for…
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There is no such motherboard out on the market today. All of the motherboards out on the market today either have 1 AGP slot, or PCI-Express slots. None of today's motherboards are specially equipped with both types. If you do find a motherboard that has both, you will be paying extremely big bucks …
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A graphics card is the component in your computer that handles generating the signals that are sent to the monitor or "graphics". It is responsible for generating all the text and pictures that are displayed on your screen. It is called a "card" because most PCs will have a physical card that is ins…
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Start>>My Computer>>View System Information>>Hardware Tab>>Device Manager>>Display Adapters Another easy way to find out is : Start-->Run type : dxdiag hit enter goto the display tab to see the information.   Or if the card isn't reconigized, open the ca…
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Attaching Multiple Monitors to a Single CPUGood news- attaching multiple monitors to a single CPU is fairly simple in newer operating systems!What you'll need is either a second video card, or a special video card with special equipment that supports multiple monitors. Since the special video card i…
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In the back of most desktop computers are removable tabs that cover slots that have been cut into the frame. When you remove the cover from your computer you will see that there are slots which align with the tabs. A tab can be removed and an interface card can be installed at that location. PCI BUS…
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Try to get a driverguide account (www.driverguide.com). It is free, and they have a gigantic database full of drivers. You can search for a driver for your specific component. Added: Driverguide is NOT necessary! Goto nvidia's website here: http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us U…
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Answer http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307873 This article indicates that WinXP supports up to 10 monitors. Many video cards will support 2 monitors. If you install two such cards, then you may connect 4 monitors. Add video cards as long as you have empty PCI slots in the…
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A vertex shader operates on vertices, thus it will form part of the rotation, and translation steps in rendering, which can include texturing as well. A pixel shader will calculate the colour for a particular pixel, and thus is situated further down the rendering pipeline.
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VGA is ("Video Graphics Array/adapter") the term for a video card or other video adapter (such as an integrated one). AGP is a standard for video card expansion slots. Basically these are slots (designed for graphics adapters) that operate at a much higher throughput than PCI slots (normal, shoter, …
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A graphics card, video card, v card, video board, video display board, display adapter, video adapter, or graphics adapter is a computer component designed to convert the logical representation of visual information into a signal that can be used as input for a display medium. Displays are most ofte…
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Answer Direct3D video cards are those which supports direct3D technology of Microsoft. Direct3D is part of Microsoft's DirectX API. Direct3D is only for use in Microsoft's various Windows operating systems (Windows 95 and above) and, although in a quite different version, in the Xbox and the Xbox…
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i have run games like call of duty 2, splinter cell chaos theory, medal of honour etc with ATI 9200SE 128Mb
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A pixel shader is a set of program codes which is usually built into a video graphics chipset and drivers. Its purpose is to enable more lifelike lighting effects on 3d models, usually for gaming. Pixel shader technology has been instrumental in recent advancements in 3d graphics technology. Many ne…
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Sadly it does not. It has no pixel shader at all. I am plagued by the same graphics card and cannot play team fortress 2 because of it. It is an outdated card and you should probably upgrade. However you can emulate pixel shaders if you have enough CPU but not enough cash to buy a new graphics card.…
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download FLASH media player, that's about it without replacing the card
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how cheap a graphics card 1.0 or up andone way to find a very cheap graphics card is to get one on eBay abd they can be as low as $10.00.that's the cheapestthey get.You could also go to newegg.com, and search the 9400, its a great card that will run almost anything, and it usually runs 20 - 30$
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Video Card types and tips for buying oneThere are a few cards available by different manufacturers. The standard for laptops and cheaper computers are integrated cards that are fused into the motherboard. These do not work as well. THen there are PCI card graphics cards that are much more variable i…
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There is no 4X AGP Graphics card that has 256MB but only 128MB that's called the Nvidia Geforce4 Ti4600
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Answer Memory modules that utilize temporary storage areas (known as buffers) to help manage the data sent to the memory by the memory controller. Buffers act as current regulators keeping the amount of current flowing to and from the chips at optimal levels. The purpose of this is to allow for m…
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130297 That is what you're looking for.
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Currently, the best videocard for watching DVDs and HD-DVDs/Blu-Ray disks is ATI's HD 2600XT. It uses HDCP so you can view hi-definition video on your PC, as well as a universal media decoder to take the strain off of your CPU while watching movies. Ati also includes many features like VIVO and AVIV…
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MiniDV video is captured to a computer in real-time as it is played back on the camcorder.A Firewire DV card is by far the best to use, it was designed for video and has a vary high transfer rate, make sure your camera has firewire, a lot of time it is marked as DV out. You can also add a firewire c…
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Pixel shader technology is hard-coded into your video card and its drivers. If your computer does not have pixel shader technology, and you have applications which require it, your best option is to replace your video card with one which has native support for pixel shader. There are way to emulate …
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The Accelerated Graphics Port (also called Advanced Graphics Port) is a high-speed point-to-point channel for attaching a graphics card to a computer's motherboard, primarily to assist in the acceleration of 3D computer graphics. Some motherboards have been built with multiple independent AGP slots.…
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The best performance: ASUS ROG ARES II Radeon HD 7990 The Best for Performance and price: GeForce GTX 680
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The vgraphics card and and processor are separate entities. You do not do anything with the Pentium 4 processor when installing a graphics card. Simply put the graphics card in the AGP or PCI-E (they are bigger slots that look like pci slots) slot of your motherboard, plug in the power connnector if…
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Answer You have to buy one. Those supporting PS 1.1 are really cheap now in bazaar. Even the cheapest (25 dollars in my country) new ones support Pixel Sader 3.0 or even 4.0. But the support of a technology doesn't mean it's powerful enough to run it smoothly.
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"Ati2dvag display driver has stopped working normally" means many answer and sometime the best answer is according to what we are doing, what application that frequently using or something that related to the hardware (how long we are using that display card)Every display card using memory and if th…
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when your system is starting press delete button you will some options with blue background. search over the first two options you will find it surely ?
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Pixel shader 1.1 (and later variants) are hard-coded into the video card and its drivers. If you have a fast processor and a good amount of ram, you may be able to get around the pixel shader requirement by downloading "3DAnalyze" and "Swiftshader 2.0" to emulate pixel shader. More likely, the best…
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In a laptop it is to much hasstle and you might as well get a better laptop. In a desktop you can put a nw graphics card into a free pci card and you will need to install any software that came with it. Once that is done you should have better graphics. I you need some guidence type the question int…
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your face is the specification
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Yes. The computer RAM, Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) RAM, and the motherboards DDR module are different. Just look into power supply, AGP voltage, x interface, and CPU for compatibility...
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you can download through internet or buy a new graphic card
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The CEO of FCL Graphics is Ken Manconi
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It depends on how you categorize them. For instance, if you categorize them by who or what makes them, you could come up with a list. There are the manmade "bodily function" sounds. Some are inadvertent (hiccups, sneezes, coughs), and some are on purpose (talking, laughing, singing). There are the s…
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It could be a number of different types of RAM as there are a number of motherboards that have that number. It would be better to find this information either from your computer's manufacturer (for example Dell or Gateway) or by looking up the Intel AA (altered assembly) number.
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Answer AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) is a computer bus designed for video cards. It is faster than PCI, but has been supplanted by PCI-E. Answer AGP, or Advanced Graphics Port allows the use of a high speed graphics card which can considerably improve performance of the computer video. The…
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cards that fit into a PC using PCI slotsthe most and frequent devices for pci slots are: modems, sound cards, graphic cards, network cards, usb cards, ..., etc.
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Any Geforce 3 or higher (except MX). Any ATI Radeon 8500 or higher.
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The answer to your question is http://www.editingonacid.com/forums/ i don't no whether that's the exact URL just copy and paste it on Google.
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i want a program to add vertexshrader and pixel 1.1 to my driver .
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Yes it will fit, you will need a 450W psu to really get the best out of your GTX
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Video cards exist to connect a computer to a monitor and to provide a display to the monitor. There has to be a way to convert the signals available on a computer's bus to the types of signals a computer monitor needs. So this is what a video card does. Accelerated video cards help take the strain…
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Pixel shader is a standardized set of programming codes used to render more lifelike lighting in 3d applications and games. It is hard-coded into your computers video card and its drivers. Therefore it is actually both. There are programs out there which can emulate pixel shader purely through soft…
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Yes if... Yes, as long as the network wiring is compatble. You must have cat-5e of cat-6 not just cat-5. You can tell this by looking at how many wires go into the connector. If there are 8 you are good to go. If there are only 4 you would need to rewire your network. Probably not unless your ne…
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Pixel shader is a technology that allows for effects for graphics to be calculated down to the pixel level of detail. It allows for a greater amount of realism in modern graphics (i.e. graphics with shading are able to more closely resemble images in real life).
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Depending on what you're using it for it could be fine or completely useless. Gaming? you could do better with a little money. CAD or anything like that? You'll crash every time.
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No.   System requirements state you need at least nVidia 7300GT or ATI Radeon X1600. But there are alternatives instead of getting a PCI-e GPU. You can save up for an X1650 which is an AGP card or perhaps the nVidia 6200GT though I recommend a 7950GT if you don't wanna play a PowerPoint sli…
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1) Turn off your computer 2) Open the computer (slide off the side panel). 3) Locate the empty PCI slot (usually white and at the end of the motherboard). 4) Insert the Firewire Card into the white PCI slot (line up prongs and push gently). 5) Fasten the card to the computer frame using a single…
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i belive it was IBM in 1981follow the URL on left to read more hope that helped!!
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I am sorry to say this but you probably need a new computer because your video card might be old or low on memory.
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Programing 16-Channel DVR For CCTV That should be in the operation manual that came with your DVR.
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Follow these steps, Uninstall current graphics card drivers. Before you install your new card, you'll need to uninstall your current graphics card's drivers to avoid any potential conflicts. Right-click My Computer and select Properties. Under the Hardware tab, find the button to open the Device Ma…
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An AGP card is a graphics or display card, which allows your computer to display an output on a monitor.AGP stands for Accelerated Graphics Port.
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The word GPU stands for Graphics Processing unit, it's found on all video cards. Modern Video cards have that chip hidden under a heat-sink and fan. The GPU plays an important roll, Like the computer's Processor the GPU Is the Brain, and it has to perform various calculations and tasks. The GPU cont…
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If you're unable to find drivers for your video card the manufacturer may no longer offer support for that card. If support is no longer offered by the manufacturer, you can then use Windows drivers instead. Just right click on your video card under your system's components and select Update Driver.…
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A more difficult question. Where to find the plate avenger MX board? The Avenger MX Video Board or Card is a uniquely designed descrambler / decoder board manufactured by a company called NewElectronX (http://newelectronx.com). The Avenger MX interface card can be installed into virtually any anal…
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it allows you to use and save certain stuff on the computor
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Gt 240 ddr3
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More details would be required to answer this I'm afraid. Ie the model number of the motherboard. From here, we can be of more use to you.
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PXI is PCI eXtensions for Instrumentation, Peripheral component interface bus
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