Any way to test onboard graphics card?

  edenworkshops 09:15 AM 02 May 12


I think I may be having problems with my onboard graphics card.

Is there any way I can test it?

Thank you


  johndrew 10:22 AM 02 May 12

Do you mean the graphics which are part of the motherboard or a separate graphics card?

There are a selection of both here which may help, but a bit more information such as motherboard or graphics card make and type and the symptoms would help.

  KRONOS the First 10:24 AM 02 May 12

As you have on-board graphics I am not so sure that there is such a stress test. I use Furmark, but do not know if it will stress on-board graphics.

  KRONOS the First 10:28 AM 02 May 12


Other post.

  edenworkshops 10:49 AM 02 May 12

The graphics card is built onto the mother board

Motherboard: ASUSTek Computer Inc., P4P800-MX, Rev 1.xx,

Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82865G Graphics Controller, 64 Mb


A pC game I use frequently appears fuzzy and to big for the screen, sometimes when in use it jumps back to the correct size.


  spuds 11:16 AM 02 May 12

Does this problem only occurs in gaming?.

  edenworkshops 13:15 PM 02 May 12

Yes only this one PC game seems to be affected, otherwise nothing on my screen is amiss.


  Batch 13:18 PM 02 May 12

You could try running the DirectX diagnostics. You should find it at C:\WINDOWS\system32\dxdiag.exe (I assume it still applies to versions of Windows after XP which I'm still running). It will take you through a series of tests (the ones on Display test, in particular)

  Batch 13:19 PM 02 May 12

That should have read "......(the ones on Display tab, in particular)"

  lotvic 14:01 PM 02 May 12

Change the screen resolution for just that one game (snowy the bear's adventures)

  edenworkshops 14:53 PM 02 May 12

I tried using the DX diagnostic tool, everythings ok, no problems.

At the moment the game is behaving itself, I could try changing the screen resolution, but the game appears distorted and fuzzy, so there is a probelm somewhere.



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