video card

Forum discussion tagged with video card.
  1. mark_07

    Question MSI X470 Mobo - Getting 6 beeps on Startup

    Yeah, just as the title says. No display and no post and the 6 beeps. This is really frustrating, I already have spend days trying to troubleshoot and fix the issue. This is not a new build, but this only started after trying to put all the parts on a different case. The mobo is getting power...
  2. charles_i

    Is the Dell XPS 13 laptop suitable for my use?

    I am considering buying the Dell XPS 13 and I would like feedback about it's suitability given my requirements. The most important consideration for me is portability as this laptop will be used for travel and it rates very well as a light weight, small footprint laptop. But I also need it to...
  3. YnSSenpai

    Question Rtx 2070 Glitch

    Hello, i recenlty bought a RTX 2070Super GPU which i cant really use at its full potential yet. I have a problem that my GPU at its normal clock speed is glitching af (puts weird pixels all over the screen purpe, green, red, blue) but if i underclock in MSI afterburner with -100mhz on the core...
  4. Iver Hicarte

    Question Why Does Nvidia Keep Making GPUs that Have Low VRAM?

    I read and heard somewhere (I can't recall exactly where) that Nvidia can get away with lower VRAM with their GPUs compared to their AMD counterparts since they have mastered something in relation to "Lossless Image Compression". If I'm not mistaken and from how I understand it, it works just...
  5. ClassV

    Question PC Freezing/crashing on idle, all usb inputs disconnecting

    Having a serious and consistent problem now with my PC On Idle, with no youtube etc... PC can go to sleep and not wake up unless I manual restart. Alternatively, it will just freeze the screen and need a hard reset to be usable again. When gaming, it can disconnect random USB ports and create...
  6. el3mentry

    [SOLVED] GPU crashes within a few minutes of opening a game

    Over the past month, my video card has been crashing a few minutes into playing games. I use other programs which are also resource intensive but nothing happens. Everything works as usual, but as soon as I open a game, within a couple of minutes, the video card crashes. First, the signal stops...
  7. B

    Question Is 850 watt power supply sufficient for an ASUS 4090 TUF Videocard?

    Just bought the ASUS 4090 TUF videocard. Based on the research I've done, an 850 watt power supply should be sufficient but I wanted to double check.
  8. V

    SOLD: Dell NVIDIA 1660 Ti Video Card 6gb

    Hi everyone, I have a nice reference model NVIDIA 1660 Ti for sale. It's an ITX sized Dell card, and my research points to it being manufactured by MSI. It's been a great card for me, and still does very well at 1080p. Never overclocked, no mining, etc. I've taken good care of it. I just have...
  9. Cervical

    Question PC won't start after new graphics card installed ?

    i recently acquired 3 x GTX 980 cards. They all work in my other pc but when i install them in the problematic pc it won't turn on when I connect the PCIe cables. I've searched for solutions and have found none that have solved the problem, anyone have any ideas? The spec of pc is in the linked
  10. S

    Question Screen randomly going black - - - - is it a monitor or video card problem ?

    I'm having the issue of my screen going completely black at random times. What's interesting is if I minimize all windows the picture comes back up immediately. It seems like this will happen until enough time passes then it's usually okay. Almost like something had to warm up? Anyhow this alone...
  11. B

    Question Will my OLD motherboard be compatible with newer Video Cards? How can I tell?

    Hey there! So I have two old "dinosaurs" for PCs, and I've been thinking of upgrading them with better and more current video cards, I'm just afraid they might not work in my pcs. As far as I know, there's no such a problem, but really? Also, would my old processor be a problem for newer graphic...
  12. Glinda

    Question Screens go black, fans spin loudly, can still hear game.

    I've seen some other threads about this with a range of nvidia cards, but I was wondering if someone had a solution already. When I put my PC under higher loads, my screens go black, all my fans start spinning at full speed and I have to restart my PC. I can still hear both my game and...
  13. CHEFY

    Question RTX 3070 thermal paste ?

    So i have Asus rtx 3070 dual.. and furmark looks like this: 70% fan speed 68° Previously i had 3060 tuf... Fan speed was 35% and temps 56..... I was wondering do i need to change the thermal paste and pads ?
  14. CHEFY

    Question Need help with my PC upgrade

    first of all hi :) thx for trying to help.. so this is my system: r5 5500 asus tuf x570 wifi plus g.skill 2x8 3200 500 gb msi spatium asus tuf 3060 12gb PSU: cooler master 750 80+ gold monitor:BenQ mobiuz ex2510s 165hz HDR question is my budget is really tight so i have to upgrade like this...
  15. N

    [SOLVED] Help Me Find a Slim Case Fan. My New Video Card is too big and I can't return it.

    I have a very old design Silverstone FT-02 case and recently installed an RX 6800 XT Video Card that I now can't return (bought on Newegg). I still prefer this case due to the superior air cooling design. Unfortunately I had to remove one of the fans at the bottom to get it to fit inside the...
  16. H

    Question Dell XPS 9100, 6 Beeps on start up, no display. New video card, no luck ?

    I have a Dell XPS 9100 and I went to start up and I got 6 beeps with no display. Dell online said 6 beeps is a video card failure. I had an Asus Radeon R7 250. I got a new one (same card) and I installed it and it worked! Made it through the install completely. Shut it down that night and booted...
  17. RL Leagues

    Question EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti XC HYBRID suddenly black screening

    I've had this graphics card for nearly 3 years now and it has worked flawlessly up until this week. When I turn my PC on with this card in, it does not display (black screen), though the fans on it still spin. Moreover, this card has LED lit writing on it which does not light up either when it...
  18. stoqn.petrov

    Question GeForce GTX 1060 WINDFORCE OC 6G (gv-n1060wf2oc-6gd) - Thermal Pads Thickness ?

    Hello, I want to change the thermal pads on my GeForce GTX 1060 WINDFORCE OC 6G ( gv-n1060wf2oc-6gd ), but I don't know the right sizes for the thermal pads ( thickness in "mm") . Thanks.
  19. ParaLizzard

    Question how to destroy graphics card or CPU on purpose? (for science)

    Yesterday I was thinking if its actually possible to destroy graphics card or CPU. If you overclock too much it will reset in safe mode. If you change Bios it reset bios. If you change driver it will reset. So is it possible? Without destroying it physically to destroy or disable graphics card...
  20. tio do pave

    Question rx 6500xt PCIE 2.0

    Hey, I have a big doubt about the settings I want to set up, I know the RX launch was very troubled and I wanted to know if it's better now. I intend to get this hardware: XEON X3470 RX6500XT 16GB RAM DDR3 1333MHZ But my motherboard (msi h55-e33) is pcie 2.0, I wanted to know if I would lose a...
  21. Boris_yo

    Question Rusty Screws and Rusty Spots on Video Card

    Hi. Been using my PC for over 2 years since I built it. Summer is rather humid here and I use standard stand fan. I live 200 meters from coast. I don't spend a lot of time using my PC. I had to disassemble PC recently and noticed how fan heatsink's (Wraith Spire) screws originally coated in...
  22. D

    Question Thermal Pad Thickness of Gigabyte RX 570 - 8 GB, i bought 1mm and the temperature sky-rocketed. Need help

    I have the 8-GB version of the following card: https://www.techpowerup.com/gpu-specs/gigabyte-rx-570-gaming.b4442 GIGABYTE RX 570 GAMING So i bought some Artic 50x50 - 1mm Thicc thermal pads to replace it, and i covered the main parts - IMAGEs: View: https://imgur.com/a/PQiisEs I very...
  23. madartzgraphics

    [SOLVED] How To Know If GPU Sensor is Broken?

    I got this old GTX 560 today from a guy sold for 30. A single fan Galaxy GTX 560 1GB. Runs very hot 100 degrees celsius max temp under heaven benchmark load and 98-100 degrees gaming without any sign of thermal throttling. Watch for some sign of downclocking but GPU clock speed is solid 810mhz...
  24. iwantedtochangeworld

    [SOLVED] Wierd sounds from VideoCard when display updates of any way.

    the sounds are from the only video cards, not any fans not even video card fans - I stopped them. these sounds are like electrical sounds inside of the card. why ? what is it? how? the card is GTX 950 EVGA ftw version in perfect condition (except this sounds...) check out the video here
  25. T

    [SOLVED] HTPC Advice

    I am looking for some advice on a build for an HTPC that primarily will be running as a Plex player. It will only ever be used on a single 4K TV, Samsung Q90T 85" I don't use it for gaming, so only one screen. Most use is BR and 4K UHD movies, and HD Audio music. In order of importance to...
  26. M

    [SOLVED] Retro Computer Question

    I have acquired a eMachine eMonster 550 from an estate sale. I like to pretend my 90s knowledge is superb but it's actually severely lacking. I know the machine has 128 MB of RAM, a Pentium 3, a 15 GB HDD, and a Nvidia Vanta. My goal is just to play games made from the 1993-1999 time period. I'm...
  27. T

    Question PC randomly shut down, restart, uninstall Amd drivers itself

    For months the PC shuts down by itself and uninstalls the video card driver. Sometimes it won't turn on, it makes 1 long 3 short beeps. It opens later, does not shut down for a max of 4 days. I tried the DDU method, bios update, XMP off/on, different rams, I removed the card many times, tried...
  28. jaybarillo

    [SOLVED] Dead RX 570? Keeps shutting down even at low to med usage.

    Nice day everyone, as the title says I have an issue with my PC. I was playing some games when my PC shutdowns with the keyboard and mice still on. I tried to turn it on but it won't boot, I noticed that the GPU fans are not spinning when it's attempting to boot so I removed my GPU and...
  29. A

    [SOLVED] Two monitors, two video cards, one not receiving signal.

    My dad's PC has two monitors, but the integrated graphics from his processor stopped working. So, he used a HDMI cable and an adapter from DisplayPort to HDMI to connect the second monitor to his video card (a GTX 1650). However, the second monitor doesn't receive any signal, and, as he tries to...
  30. madartzgraphics

    [SOLVED] Thermal Pad Thickness of Gigabyte RX 570 Gaming GV-RX570GAMING-4GD ?

    Does somebody know what's the correct and different thickness I need for GIGABYTE RX 570 GAMING GV-RX570GAMING-4GD https://www.techpowerup.com/gpu-specs/gigabyte-rx-570-gaming.b4442 Planning to clean and repaste it, it's a recently purchased used card. It seems the info is quite hard to find...
  31. SparkyTech934

    [SOLVED] HP Z640 Workstation "Pre-Video Graphic Card error"

    Hello. I just bought a used HP Z640, and was in the initial stages of setting the device up at my home. I started by clearing the CMOS, and reverting any changes by the previous owner of the device in the firmware so I could set things up how I wanted them. I noticed that legacy support was...
  32. corndog1836

    [SOLVED] seasonic ss-1250xm X series and 3080ti

    i have an (x series ss1250xm psu---NOT THE XM2) and want to power a 3080ti or 3090 GPU an overclock also. as you know the 3090/3080ti need 3 --- 8pin connectors to power the video card. My psu has 2 pcie outputs on the psu, with consist of a 16pin connector that terminates into 2 8pin(6+2)...
  33. djhz2001

    [SOLVED] Graphics card underperforming

    Hello, My graphics card is not drawing enough power, and it is hurting graphics performance. Does anyone know of possible causes? So my system is as follows: MSI Z170 Gaming M7 ATX board Intel i7-6700K CPU (running at stock speed) NVIDIA GTX 1070 GPU Corsair 750W Gold Ranked PSU Corsair RAM...
  34. M

    [SOLVED] Graphics card recommendation please

    I have a home build PC based on a Gigabyte AORUS GA-Z270X Gaming 7 motherboard, which has an onboard Intel HD Graphics 630 chip providing 4096x2304@60Hz via Displayport (v1.2) and 4096x2160@24Hz via HDMI (v1.4). I recently purchased a HP Z38c curved monitor, which has both a Displayport 1.2 and...
  35. System32_76

    [SOLVED] Great, Free GPU Stress Test Apps for Linux

    Hello everyone! What are some free, great GPU stress test apps for Linux? I'm looking for just GPU stress testing apps, no benchmarking ones.
  36. S

    [SOLVED] Why am I getting low FPS with my NEW RTX 3090 Kingpin?

    Hello, I used to have a AIB fan cooled RTX 3090 for my primary GPU but today I upgraded to a RTX 3090 Kingpin as the primary. I used to get 120+ FPS playing Warzone in 4k with no problem. Today, after I installed the new RTX 3090 Kingpin, my FPS in Warzone is 40-50 FPS why is that?
  37. S

    [SOLVED] Is there a GPU stand that I can buy to hold my GPU steady while mounted on a PCI-E GPU riser?

    Hello, this is not my GPU but I am just using the picture to let you guys know the idea of what I am talking about: Currently, my GPU is mounted on GPU riser like the one in this picture...
  38. S

    [SOLVED] Are GPU crypto mining frames one-size-fits-all?

    Hello all, I currently have 5 x RTX 3090s. However, these GPUs are way longer than previous generations GPUs (330mm length). I am looking at mining frames like this one...
  39. O

    [SOLVED] My pc restarted with glitched sound

    So i was playing Valorant. After ive ended the match, i closed Valorant and opened Twitch and then after a second sound glitched and my screen blacked out, leds on keyboard was turning off and on for like 2 times, then my pc restarted. The problem was with another video card too, i changed my...
  40. Justingieae138

    [SOLVED] Motherboard lights boot and vga

    Hey guys I recently changed cases and when I tried to turn it on to see if it was working I got 2 lights on my motherboard boot and vga and they will stay on for about a minute and then all lights will be off. I took apart my rtx 2060 as well and cleaned it up and put more thermal after getting...