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Any way to test onboard graphics card?


edenworkshops

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Hello

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

Is there any way I can test it?

Thank you

Richard

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johndrew

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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.

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KRONOS the First

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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.

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KRONOS the First

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johndrew

Other post.

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edenworkshops

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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

Symptoms?

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.

Richard

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spuds

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Does this problem only occurs in gaming?.

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edenworkshops

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

Richard

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Batch

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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)

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Batch

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

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lotvic

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

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edenworkshops

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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.

Richard

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