graphics card advice

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  1. [SOLVED] My GTX 780 capacitor is burned is there a way to fix it?

    So my GTX 780 has a burned capacitor and it doesn't show any signal from the monitor, sometimes it shows a blue screen of death, last time when it work it has artifacts for example like green lines. So i wonder would i be able to fix it? Is there a way like using the heat gun/baking method? Do...
  2. C

    Question No VGA light, no bootup ?

    Hello there! I'm quite new to this site, and building computers, so apologies for any missteps. For some background, I built my pc about three months ago (so it is fairly new) and i've frequently had trouble with the graphics card. On startup, the mobo indicates the phases with the LEDs (red...
  3. hunterstacy

    [SOLVED] Upgraded GPU but getting lower FPS ?

    I had a 1050ti and was getting decent frames in my games that I played. I recently upgraded to a 3060 and my frames have gotten significantly worse. I can't even run csgo on like 100 fps I upgraded so I can continue to stream but it is making my fps worse for some reason I cannot figure out. My...
  4. TruleyGifted

    Question Graphics card only partially working ?

    So my normal setup is: i5 4670k h81m-p33 Mobo 500w coolermaster power supply 8gb Ram 1Tb black edition HDD My issue: Rig works perfectly with a GTX 650 even with over clocking it through Afterburner, however (and here's where it gets fun) when i plug the Gtx 465 in, it boots fine and loads...
  5. Hurnage

    Question Gpu power Issue

    I've recently bought a prebuilt omen system (2nd hand) from a friend - Rtx 2060, i7 9700f etc. I benchmarked the system at his house, checked temps, everything seemed fine. After a couple days at home the gpu would lose power anytime it would heat up enough to require power to cool it down via...
  6. techflame700

    [SOLVED] What is the fastest GPU I can pair with my i7 7700K before bottlenecking occurs?

    I am currently planning upgrades to my system and part of that includes an upgrade to 1440p @ 144Hz from 1080p @ 60Hz. I realize my current RTX 2060 won’t be able to keep up with that, so I also plan to upgrade my GPU. However, I don’t really know which GPU to get since I don’t want to throw...
  7. silversongshelties

    [SOLVED] GPU upgrade compatibility with Tampa2 motherboard?

    My 1070 Ti is having some serious issues so I'm looking at upgrading my GPU to an RTX 3060 or 3070 to use now and for a future PC build. Will a 3060/3070 work with my current system? The newer GPU's have PCIe 4, whereas my board has PCIe 3 so I'm not sure if that's a major concern. Here's my...
  8. ZimTheGamer

    Discussion My RTX 2070 will not display

    I just purchased the RTX 2070 super, I put it into my motherboard and started it up and there is no display. I am using the PCIe 3.0 x16 slot. Motherboard: MSI B350 PCMATE PSU: 750W CPU: Ryzen 3 2200G
  9. cyrusnepo

    Question AMD High Definition Audio Device - Code 10

    AMD High Definition Audio Device (Code 10: This device cannot start. An invalid parameter was passed to a service or function.) So I have been experiencing this for like a year now since I bought this graphics card. The graphics card is an ASUS RX 470 4GB Mining Edition (It only have a DVI...
  10. Perzival18

    Question What GPU are compatible with MSI A68HM-E33 V2???

    What GPU are compatible with MSI A68HM-E33 V2???
  11. Fedor Kolchin

    [SOLVED] Perhaps a fried GPU

    I recently got a computer handed down to me. I’ve been gaming on it for over 3 months now and had no issues. Recently, I decided that I would move it to a different country because I was very pleased with the performance. To see if it would fit in a suitcase, I disassembled the PC completely...
  12. J

    [SOLVED] Graphics Card upgrade for a HP Pro 3500 Microtower

    I have a GTX 960 and wanted to put it in a HP Pro 3500. The graphics card is the 2 fan EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2gb version. Will it fit in a HP Pro 3500?
  13. O

    [SOLVED] Need advice on GPU for 2nd streaming PC

    I have a duel pc stream setup, where I currently have my base game PC with its own specs, and a second cap PC that I stream from. Specs of the stream PC are.. well, im upgrading it. I have a GTX1060 6GB Turbo right now, but I want to downsize it to a mini/itx version of "X" video card. My 1060...
  14. O

    [SOLVED] Graphics card for Ryzen 3700x?

    I currently have a GTX 1060 6GB graphics card and I remember someone saying or I found out before, that apparently this graphics card bottlenecks my CPU. I'm currently thinking about upgrading so I'm wondering what would be on par for the CPU, I will be doing 4k video editing and playing games...
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    Question Building a new PC

    Building a new PC and the graphics card I was hoping to buy isn't in stock anywhere. Preferably not wanting to wait too long, any alternatives? So I'm in the middle of building a new PC after mine broke, and I'd prefer not to be without one past January. I have most of the other parts ordered...
  16. Baberbaum

    Question Graphics Card: Green Horizontal Lines and Forced System Shutdown While Gaming.

    Hello Guys, After two weeks I've finally decided to post here. I have been having this problem with my pc (or my graphics card, I'm not really sure) while gaming (Battlefront 2 and GTA or even SWTOR)or doing graphic intense work: All of a sudden green and black horizontal lines appear on both...
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    Question Is the Colorful GTX 1650 Super any good?

    My friend is trying to build a budget system and he wanted to use a 1650 super. The problem is, that he wanted the Zotac 1650 super but it's out of stock. While trying to look for more cards, i found the Colorful card. There aren't many reviews about it so i'm a bit skeptical whether it's good...
  18. callumparfitt2000

    [SOLVED] What is this brown stuff on my graphics card heat pipe

    Hello, I just bought this r9 390 off of eBay and it’s arrived and I’ve inspected the graphics card and I’ve noticed this brown stuff on the heat pipes, I’m wondering if it’s rust or if it’s just normal on older graphics cards. View: https://imgur.com/a/Fuw02Qf
  19. pewterpc

    Question Graphic Distortion/Green Dots On Boot

    Hello everyone, Last week, suddenly, my computer wouldn't wake up from sleep - at least, I couldn't interact with it. My lights and fans were on and running. What I tried: I restarted it, and when it got to the Windows Logo - green dots appeared over the screen Checked the monitors with a...
  20. [SOLVED] RX 5700 stuttering whilst tweaked

    hi ive just bought an rx 5700 and noticed gameplay wasnt as smooth as my previous vega 56. After nearly 2 days of messing about i found if i leave everything as stock within Adrenalin drivers on the overclock section gameplay is very smooth even if you hit the auto overclock buttons...
  21. S

    [SOLVED] Will a GTX 1050ti mini fit in an HP Prodesk g6 400?

    Hello! Recently I've gotten myself an HP Prodesk g6 400 SFF, with an i7-8700 and a GT730 4gb gddr3, and ive been meaning to upgrade this card to either GT 1030 GDDR5 or a 1050ti mini (Open to any suggestions btw). Please help me choose a desired gpu for my pc. Thanks!
  22. Dajarik

    [SOLVED] Can't connect psu to 8-pin gpu?

    So I'm trying connect my Q-Dion QD500 PSU to geforce gtx 1660 super oc, that requires 8-pin power supply. On the q-dion's website and pcpartpicker it states that my psu has 6+2pin connector for gpu but in reality all I can see on this PSU is 5-pin and 6-pin connectors, for some reason. Upon...
  23. L

    Question I have an Asus Desktop CM5570 w/ an Intel HD 4600 card

    I need three HDMI outputs. This has a VGA and an HDMI. What card should I get to have multiple monitors?
  24. [SOLVED] What card are these can someone help me identify?

    Someone is selling me these cards but I cannot identify what model or what they are even the seller doesn't know
  25. N

    Question NZXT BLD extreme frame drops

    SPECS: Ryzen 5 3600 2070 super G Skill Trident Royal 3600 650 PSU m22 Kraken cooling Let me first say I know I can send it back but I am trying to avoid this since I live in Canada. I also do not want to be away from it for long. I am having problems with what I think is my GPU. After...
  26. xXMatr

    Question is this fixable?

    i just got this 1060 6gb gaming X from MSI 2nd hand and found this. does anyone know how to fix this problem? View: https://youtu.be/ctzD4lxgo0Q when i change the gpu with my old one this does not happen
  27. WhiteSnake91

    [SOLVED] RX 480 8gb crashing/BSOD during gaming but stable in furmark? Mind boggled

    I'm absolutely mind boggled at my current problem. A little backstory, recently replaced an old asrock pro4 b350 that had a dead ram slot and was faulty elsewhere too since system was randomly completely locking up, did a fresh w10 64bit pro install too. Unfortunately it seems like I've traded...
  28. DJakeF

    [SOLVED] Failed NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT graphics card replacement

    I am trying to replace a failed NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT graphics card in an XPS 420 I am trying to salvage for a relative. She does NOT need a gaming card. She just wants the PC for office tasks and browsing the internet. I can replace it myself, but what graphics card would do the job in an...
  29. G

    Question How can I figure out how much power my fan and hardrive use?

    How can I figure out how much power my fan and hardrive use? I want to upgrade my graphics card and want to know how much spare power I have for it.
  30. S

    [SOLVED] will a ASUS GT710-SL-2GD5 GeForce GT 710 fit in my dell optiplex 3010?

    im thinking of buying a ASUS GT710-SL-2GD5 GeForce GT 710 or a GeForce GT 710, but im not sure if any of them will fit and which is the better option, PLEASE HELP!!!
  31. Dhavaljani

    Question Need a 4k Graphics card to pair w/ AMD FX-8150 and Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3

    Is there any graphics card that I could use which would be compatible with my existing motherboard/processor to get me 4k(3840x2160) at 60hz? I currently have 2gb SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6670 but max resolution supported on it is 2560x1600. Would a newer graphics card be limited by my motherboards...
  32. shmu26

    [SOLVED] Inexpensive graphics card -- not NVidia

    I am looking for an entry-level graphics card, and I don't want NVidia because the machine will run Linux. The only cheap model I see is something like this: VisionTek Radeon 5450 1GB DDR3 But it is DDR3. I am building a new rig that will assumedly use DDR4. By the way, with i7-9700, does an...
  33. S

    [SOLVED] What should I upgrade to?

    Hey everyone, So I currently have a gtx 1060 3 gb and its starting to become a bottleneck for many games I want to play at 144fps since I recently acquired a new 144hz monitor. I don't know what gpu to upgrade to but I have 400-500 dollars I am willing to spend. Mobo: TUF B360M-PLUS GAMING S...
  34. R

    [SOLVED] GPU hitting higher temps than normal.

    Hi all, sorry if this is very long, I want to be as thorough in my explanation as possible. I will post specs at the bottom. Recently I've been playing division 2 a hell of alot, I've been playing it at mostly high settings on 2560x1440 (I used MSI AB OC scanner, using the power-frequency curve...
  35. T

    [SOLVED] Do I need a new GPU? Black screen w/ hdmi in gpu, works in motherboard.

    As the title says, the display only works when i have the hdmi plugged into the motherboard on the back of the pc, black screen in the gpu. This was sudden and happened after turning my pc back on after it went to sleep, no new hardware was put in or updates occured to trigger this. After...
  36. Trvy_

    Question MONITOR GOES BLACK RANDOMLY AND PC FANS SPIN LOUDLY--HELP

    SPECS LISTED AT BOTTOM Hello, I am hoping that anyone could provide me any advice with an issue that I have been running into quite frequently with my PC. Every now and again when I am on my PC, my monitor goes black and my fans begin to spin very loudly. After a couple of seconds of...
  37. A

    [SOLVED] im looking to get a graphics card to help my amd3 + computer whats my best option for navidia

    im curently running a amd3+ gigabyte 970a mother board with amd 4 core theaded to 8 g ddr3 ram nzxt liquid cooled and curently have a gtx 750 graphice card and want to upgrade the graphice to a new navidia graphics card what are my best options for cost as i have not had this computer long and...
  38. Just Wyvern

    [SOLVED] VRAM and other misc vs Core Clock

    So I am currently sitting on two cards, a Gigabyte RTX 2070 GAMING OC WHITE and a ASUS DUAL RTX 2080 ti and am having a hard time deciding which one I should use for my pc. On one hand, the 2080 ti has a fairly substantial advantage in VRAM (11GB), and basically doubles its cores (4352...
  39. O

    [SOLVED] PLEASE HELP, SHALL SHOULD BUY THIS HARDWARE?

    Hey there My current graphics card recently has stopped working. Due to this im planning to upgrade to a 1660 from a 1080. I found a good price etc but i just wanna check if it will work fine with my psu. Im planning to buy the psu below with it since my current one cant handle the 450w required...
  40. Yecob

    [SOLVED] Looking to upgrade my Graphics Card and in need of Advice

    Hi there, I want to upgrade my graphics card but I'm not very wise in terms of what's good or what is compatible with my current build. Any help would be greatly appreciated. :) Here are my specs: Motherboard - MSI B450 Tomahawk CPU - AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Graphics Card - ASUS Radeon RX 580 Dual...