Forum discussion tagged with gpu.
  1. Z

    Question Will GTX 1060 MXM card work in my Zbook 17 G3?

    Helo, I have Zbook g3 for some time, I love that laptop, but my Quadro m3000m is to weak for my work right now? Is iT possible to replace this GPU with GTX 1060? I found this one on ebay, is this legit...
  2. Osbornxma

    Question Can't get external monitor to use a laptop dedicated GPU

    I have an Asus gaming laptop with rtx3070, and I just bought a 144hz monitor, but the monitor caps its refresh rate at 120 because it only uses the intel graphics. Can someone tell me how to fix this?
  3. Veeb

    Question My GPU is not pulling power after a screw fell near a capacitor while cleaning it help.

    I was cleaning my laptop fans the other day due to high temps and excessive fan noise and while screwing back the components I dropped a screw near a capacitor and it caused a small discharge/spark I'm not sure what to call it. Fearing I shorted my entire board I ran to close it up and switch it...
  4. M

    Question Laptop Using IGPU Instead of DGPU.

    I just reinstalled Windows because It was corrupt. I already have installed the newest drivers for my card (GT 540M). It no longer shows up in task manager after I installed the driver. The option to see GPU is shaded in gray. It worked before. I know GT 540M is not powerful at all but I...
  5. kk4325

    Solved! my laptop is not using my gpu

    i have a asus a17 with ryzen 5 4600h and gtx 1650. my laptop is not using the dedicated gpu but using radeon graphics. please help me. i am sharing a screenshot of nvidia control panel...
  6. R

    Solved! Playing games at low quality graphic card

    Can my graphic card get damages as i played very high minimum requirements games? Ex: i played sims 4 on my toshiba laptop with Intel HD Graphics 4000, many says, will run it well with lowest graphic settings but will encounter some issue such as lag, glitch etc.... Does will hurt my gpu?
  7. casiofx

    Question Acer nitro an515-52 gpu issue

    hello guys, i have some problem here. my laptop cant detect gpu (NVIDIA Geforce 1050) after reinstalling windows. anyone have some advice or have same problem with me???
  8. R

    Solved! Laptop Screen dosen't even turn on.

    Hello everyone, My PC is Hp Notebook PC G6. It was on the shelf for a long time and when I turn it back on, the screen was completely black. Occasionally, the screen will show random color and do nothing. Also to note that the GPU heats even though nothing is displayed. Hope anyone would help...
  9. unto

    Question macbook pro i9 16". horizontal red flash lines atop firefox on mouse or keyboard sometimes

    This is catalina. 64 gigs of ram. i9 8-core intel. 16 inch. Only with firefox sometimes there are shifting, intermittent, red dashed lines along the very top edge of the firefox app border. This is the AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8gig. It's basically impossible to screenshot. :( What causes this...
  10. E

    Question How to Find Which Component is bottlenecking a Program?

    If I am running a program or more specifically, a game, how do I know that which component(CPU/GPU/Disk) is affecting the gameplay? Please Explain in detail with examples.. Thank You
  11. Aliazan1

    Question Gpu screen flickering when gpu reaches 60°

    So I have this XFX RX580 8gb gpu from last year but it does not work properly.. When I am playing any game the screen starts flickering as soon as the gpu reaches close to 60° To me 60° seems really normal for a gpu.... I do not have this problem when I connect monitor to the intigrated gpu in...
  12. P

    Question Every game I play crashes

    Hi, so I have this gaming laptop from MSI GF 63 8rd Intel Core i7-8750H GTX 1050ti Max Q 12 gb ram ( 4gb module, 8gb module ) 250gb ssd 500gb hdd and I bought over a year ago back in June 2019, its a pretty decent laptop where I could do school and game at the same time, but over the past...
  13. J

    Question Dropped the laptop, now this happened... What did I break?

    I dropped my laptop. Since then, when I turn it on, as soon as Windows boots up, the screen becomes greenish and grainy. (In Linux live usb the computer (or screen) freezes after warm up). If I press down on the bottom left corner of the laptop on a soft surface like a mattress while holding...
  14. Pandofla

    Question Laptop significantly slows down while charging/plugged in

    (TL;DR is at the end of the post) Hello everyone. My current laptop is an HP 15-r218nv. I know this isn't the best laptop for gaming, but it gets the job done. I have bought it 3 years ago and it has worked great throughout all this time. Last year, the laptop began to overheat, and because I...
  15. Neyriz.Stok

    Solved! In hp pavilion 15-cx0056wm gpu 1050ti not detected

    Product: Hp Pavilion 15-Cx0056wm Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-Bit) Hello my laptop is HP 15-cx0056wm and it's been a weird thing After I changed Windows and started drivers and then restarted the system GPU Nvidia GTX 1050 graphics have disappeared altogether Not in the management...
  16. Kumsquats

    Question CPU>GPU or GPU>CPU preference in Budget Gaming PC?

    Hey, I just want to ask a simple question.. which one? (Laptop only because I'm never at home and take it with me) i7 9750H CPU with GTX 1060/GTX 1650/GTX 1660Ti GPU or Ryzen 7 3750H CPU with RTX 2070 GPU I'm playing only LoL right now because of my shitty Laptop with geforce 920m GPU and i3...
  17. J

    Is downclocking my gpu safe for a low wattage psu?

    I recently got a swap card from 1070 to a 2070 super, the 2070 says it needs 650w and I only have a 330w psu. I'm not able to upgrade currently so I was wondering if lowering the power consumption for on msi afterburner will be safe for my pc until I can upgrade. If so, what is a good percentage...
  18. toolshed94

    Question Do mid range GPUs exist on U series Intel laptops?

    I've been looking around for a laptop with the TDP of an 8th gen intel U series (like the 8550 or 8565) paired with a dedicated GPU. Problem is the best graphics card I can come up with that sells with a U series cpu are Nvidia's MX-series. I was hoping to use a GTX-1060 or the 1660, or a...
  19. A

    Question Use Nvidia GPU for Games and Intel UHD 630 for Games, separately?

    Sorry, I couldn't find a thread for "Desktops". I was wondering, if there is a way to use these two GPUs separately? My PC currently has a: -RTX 2060 -Intel UHD 630 -Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-9700 CPU @ 3.00 GHz -Windows 10 Home, ver 1903 and -32 GB (31.8GB) usable RAM I noticed that when I only...
  20. Shadowz21ro

    Solved! GPU improvement on Lenovo Legion Y720

    So my laptop has a gtx 1060 mobile, and when i ran it on userbenchmarks it gave me a 47% score. Is there any way i can switch to an RTX 2080 Super (i found one pretty cheap)? I know eGPUs are a thing but I'm unsure if the results will overpass the current GPU, which is build in. Can anyone help...
  21. Secritek

    Solved! Laptop detecting my Nvidia 710M as unplugged

    Hello, ive come here to ask because i dont know what to do anymore :c Today, ive noticed i couldnt change any setting in Nvidia Control Panel because i always received an Acess Denied message. From what i found around the internet, it mightve been related to faulty drivers and they advised to...
  22. pijus2003

    Question I cant see, why between two gpus is big price diference and no big diferences.

    I want to buy Sapphire Radeon RX 570 PULSE, but I see two configurations and without one more port and difference in numbers there is no difference, just one is a lot more expensive. I want to know if there is some more differences.
  23. R

    Question BSOD when using/enabling AMD GPU in Lenovo laptop

    Firstly, hope you have a good day kind sir and miss beautiful. My Lenovo laptop model Ideapad 300-15ISK goes into BSOD boot. Then I found out that the problem lies on the GPU which is Radeon R5 M330 because when I disabled the device then it becomes OK but whenever I enabled it again or...
  24. T

    Solved! My laptop is unable to locate my AMD GPU

    Hello. My laptop is a Dell inspiron 3537 with windows 10. I hadn't used this laptop for a couple of years at least... but I remember it used to be good enough for some light gaming like counter strike go, lol etc.. but suddenly it started lagging a lot in these games well I was gonna buy a new...
  25. K

    Question My laptop refuses to use dedicated Nvidia GPU for games

    Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 17134)(17134.rs4_release.180410-1804) System Manufacturer: Acer System Model: Aspire V3-571G Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.4GHz Memory: 16384MB RAM Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M I've...
  26. K

    Solved! pc shuts down when gpu is under stress and sometimes randomly

    my spec 1050 ti corsair vs450 zebion h61 chipset mobo windows 7 pentium G2010 pc restarts after starting mining 10-15 sec aor while rendering video any suggestions would be highly appreciated
  27. D

    Question Why does GPU slow down during gameplay?

    Whenever I run any program that puts max load on my GPU for more than an hour or so the fps drops drastically and the speeds return to what appears to be idle. It seems almost as if the GPU forgets that I'm gaming. My PC build consists of: Ryzen 7 2700x MSI x470 motherboard MSI air boost vega 56...
  28. P

    Solved! Which updated graphics driver should I install from intel's website?

    I just downloaded a program that won't run because my GPU driver is outdated. I can install an updated graphics driver from intel's website ( but don't want to install the wrong one. My specs are: Device- Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500...
  29. E

    (Boot Camp) NVIDIA Control Panel not recognizing GTX 1060

    I currently have a MacBook Pro 15” Late 2018 and I am trying to connect a Akitio thunderbolt 3 (GTX 1060) to it. When I plug the GTX1060 into my Mac, the device manager says that it is recognized and functioning properly, but the graphics is not used at all by any application. At first I...
  30. Ghaffar.dosti

    Solved! How do i make my dell xps 15 9550 use its dedicated gpu

    So recently my laptop wont run aaa games like before such as fortnite i would get about 90 frames but now im getting 12. So i checked what was going on and the problem was that my laptop was automatically switching from gpu to igpu back and forth. i have tried everything i cannot get the same...