video card

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  1. 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.
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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)...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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.
  19. 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?
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. [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...
  23. 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...
  24. nazareneisrael

    [SOLVED] Longest Lasting Video Cards

    Hi. I am editing my post, to shorten it up a lot. My video card (MSI GTX1660) is failing after 18 months. Video card prices are outrageous right now, but I don't have a choice, as I need a card. Is there a "most reliable" brand of video card? I read that ASUS was considered one of the top...
  25. whyruabeach

    [SOLVED] Graphics card keeps timing out, any solutions

    so I just built my first computer https://pcpartpicker.com/list/svvXBc. I had an older video card installed and just installed AMD Radeon Pro W5500 8 GB Video Card. Before it times out it makes like a soft noice like it's trying to work. I have literally used it once and the graphics card keeps...
  26. Drivel2787

    Question ASRock motherboard 880g pro3

    motherboard: ASRock 880G PRO3 AM3+ AMD 880G SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard processor: AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition Thuban 3.3GHz, 3.7GHz Turbo Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Processor Memeory: G.SKILL 32GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model. Already...
  27. R

    [SOLVED] Which Video Card the Best to Use?

    Hey guys, I'm not sure what to do here. My dad is having me build him a new computer soon. He told me he bought his current one 8 years ago refurbished. He doesn't really do a whole lot with his computer except some video editing using the Nero software. So nothing too heavy. The new...
  28. K

    [SOLVED] First ever pc build, all fans spin but red light for cpu, vga, and boot, please help

    Components: AMD Ryzen 3 3100 MSI B450 Tomahawk ATX AM4 EVGA 1650 super Seasonic s12 500 W (power supply) I have followed a build guide completely, all parts and cables are connected, i plug the cable from the power supply into the outlet, i put hdmi from the monitor to either the card itself or...
  29. E

    [SOLVED] Upgrading XPS 8500 graphics card

    I've got an older Dell XPS 8500 with the specs below and need to upgrade my graphics card because it's really putting a hamper on the games I play (Sims 4, Castlevania 2, Life is Strange 2, etc.). I meet all the other Recommended specs on the Can You Run It site except for the video card. On...
  30. Boisvert99

    [SOLVED] Missing GPU bracket

    I have a GTX 770 but it's missing the gpu bracket. I don't want to install it in case I damage the pci-e slot from it sagging. Is there a way this can be fixed?
  31. [SOLVED] Compatibility with the Asus gt 220

    Hi, a few days ago, I ordered all the components to make me a PC. But, since all the graphics cards are out of stock, i have no gpu to display anything on a screen. So, I don't know if my pc is working or not... But, one of my friend gave me an old video card : the asus gt 220... But I don't...
  32. Showiz

    Question Is my GPU slowly dying and going away?

    Hey, So basically i have an EVGA GTX 760 2GB SC video card that i've been using since 2013, And in the recent years i barely played any intensive games (Mostly LoL) and only safely overclocked it a few times about 2 months ago. A few days ago during a game in League of Legends the textures...
  33. ShadowKitty669

    Question 2 Monitors setup

    I'm thinking about getting 2 monitors for my computer. I so far have a TV screen as a monitor and it runs a HDMI 2.0b cord. The other monitor I'm planning to set up is a Gateway PC monitor which has a Duel-Link DVI cord. My video card is a Zotac 1060 AMP Edition. It has 3 1.4 Display Ports, 1...
  34. B

    Laptop motherboard

    I have a Asus K52f laptop and it does not have graphic card besides the integrated one. I was looking at asus k52jv and they sell it with nvidia gt540m. The look exactly the same. Is it possible to put it inside mine?
  35. BakedBeansHU

    [SOLVED] Is the rx 470 compatible with h61 h2 m2 v1.0?

    Need help does anyone know if an rx 470 is compatible with ecs h61 h2 m2 v1.0?
  36. S

    Question Why is my new ASUS RTX 3090 Strix OC hitting 91'C temperatures?

    I just installed my new ASUS RTX 3090 Strix OC and I am only playing on 1080p/144hz at the moment. I installed Call of Duty Cold War and I maxed out the settings at 1080p. As I am playing the campaign, the temperature of this GPU hits a red color from 86'C to 91'C (but 85'C is considered...
  37. I

    [SOLVED] Can u use GPU for ATX on micro-ATX?

    So i want to upgrade my GPU from zotac mini gtx 1060 3gb to Gigabyte Radeon RX 580 8GB but RX 580 is for ATX and my motherboard is Asus Prime H310M-K (micro-atx). My question is can I upgrade my gpu? GPU -...
  38. [SOLVED] Unsupported video driver message in After Effects

    Hello everyone, I'm an artist looking for advice. I produce mainly 2D art and recently I installed the 2020 version of Adobe After Effects. Every time I open the program, it displays an error message: I installed the last version of the driver available for my card and it still shows the...
  39. Turtle Rig

    News Looks like nVidia is apologizing for their paper launch and shortages

    I forgot the link and actually it was a short article. Looks like nVidia is manning up and admitting they screwed up with the 3080 and 3090 not being in stock and basically copying Intel and doing a paper launch. They admitted they have shortages and apologized for it. Im sure Tom will have a...
  40. S

    [SOLVED] Does Nvidia/AMD board partners literally make ALL there video cards from scratch?

    I'm not sure how it works. When companies like Nvidia and AMD release new video cards, and then their AIB like EVGA, GIGABYTE, ASUS and ETC. release there video cards... Do the AIB partners create each video card from scratch? For example, Nvidia and AMD send the AIB the digital blueprints for...