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If your Video card is built into the motherboard, the BIOS may have some options to increase graphice memory.

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Trouble with install second video card HD 5450 to emachines t6532


Unclear of your statement. (More like run-on sentence)

Problem heading statement reads,
"trouble with install second video card HD5450 TO eMachines T6532"

Need clarification

The eMachines T6532 Desktop PC uses an MSI MS-7207 motherboard.
Also known as the MSI K8NGM2-L,

http://www.msi.com/product/mb/K8NGM2-FID--IL--L.html

(Click on photo for a better image)


Has one long white PCI Express x16 slot. (Expansion Slot)
Only uses one graphics card at a time, will Not use two.

[Graphics card / Video card. Same/same]

Therefore I surmise you are not referring to adding a Second graphics card, but are referring to;

A) This is the second time you have added a graphics card.

Or,

B) This is the second ATI Radeon HD5450 graphics card.
Had one before. Removed it, and are using a new one.

Or,

C) This is the second time you have added a graphics card.
It is not an ATI Radeon HD5450 like the old one is.

Know this;
1) You can ONLY use the OnBoard (Integrated) graphics,
OR the graphics card.
You CANNOT use both.

When using a graphics card the monitor is plugged into it.
You cannot plug into the onboard graphics of the motherboard, with it installed in the computer.

Said differently;
With the graphics card physically installed in the computer, you cannot just unplug the monitor from the graphics card; and plug it into the OnBoard graphics of the motherboard.

[Also; Computer on, you CANNOT unplug a monitor, and plug it back in.
This = NO ]


2) Driver: Small piece of software that allows the Operating System to communicate with a device.

The device is the graphics card.
The version of Windows operating system was not stated.

Did you install the software from the Installation Disk? (CD/DVD)
Has the drivers on it, and the user interface software.
User interface software for an ATI graphics card, is Catalyst Control Center.

(Just to note; I'm using a Powercolor Radeon HD5450 graphics card, right now.
I'm using dual monitors.

HP 2009M - 20 inch widescreen LCD monitor, and an RCA L26HD31 HDTV as the main monitor. (26 inch HDTV)
They work GREAT! ]

(It is an ATI Radeon HD5450 graphics card just like yours, IF yours has 1GB of graphics memory.

Doesn't matter what graphics card manufacturer, makes that HD5450, it is still an ATI (AMD) design.

Powercolor, VisionTek, Sapphire, Diamond Multimedia, Mickey Mouse, or Goofy. It is still an ATI graphics card )

The ATI Radeon HD5450 graphics card, has to have a MINIMUM power requirement of 350 Watts.
Does your power supply have 350 Watts or more?

If it is the original power supply, the answer is NO.

Back then power supply manufacturers were 'fudging' the true maximum rated wattage.
Why?

Sold more power supplies.

Power supply rated at 250 Watts?
Nope.
More like 60 to 70 percent of that.

Divide 250 by 10.
= 25.
Take that times 6. = 150 Watts (60 percent)
Times 7 = 175 Watts (70 percent)

Would like your opening statements clarified.
Post back in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Mar 15, 2013 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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How do you access the memory slots on an acer aspire z3731


Memory Sockets or Slots are the place where memory RAM modules are inserted in the motherboard. The Acer Aspire Z3731 has 4 (4 banks of 1) memory expansion slots. A memory bank is a group of memory expansion sockets, a bank must be completely filled with memory modules of the same size and type in order for the system to recognize and address the memory. i.e. :
2 sockets (2 banks of 1) This indicates that there are 2 memory slots. These are divided into 2 banks, and each bank consists of one memory slot. So you can add memory one piece at a time for the system to use.
3 sockets (3 banks of 1) This indicates that there are 3 memory slots. These are divided into 3 banks, and each bank consists of one memory slot. So you can add memory one piece at a time for the system to use.
4 sockets (2 banks of 2) This indicates that there are 4 memory slots. These are divided into 2 banks, and each bank consists of two memory slots. So you must add memory two pieces at a time (they must be the same size and type of memory) in order for the system to benefit from the upgrade.
8 sockets (4 banks of 2) This indicates that there are 8 memory slots. These are divided into 4 banks, and each bank consists of two memory slots. So you must add memory two pieces at a time (they must be the same size and type of memory) in order for the system to benefit from the upgrade.
12 sockets (3 banks of 4) This indicates that there are 12 memory slots. These are divided into 3 banks, and each bank consists of four memory slots. So you must add memory four pieces at a time (and they must be the same size and type of memory) in order for the system to benefit from the upgrade.

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How do I install an additional RAM card


The IBM NetVista A22p has 3 memory expansion slots. A memory bank is a group of memory expansion sockets, a bank must be completely filled with memory modules of the same size and type in order for the system to recognize and address the memory. i.e. :

*2 sockets (2 banks of 1) This indicates that there are 2 memory slots. These are divided into 2 banks, and each bank consists of one memory slot. So you can add memory one piece at a time for the system to use.

*3 sockets (3 banks of 1) This indicates that there are 3 memory slots. These are divided into 3 banks, and each bank consists of one memory slot. So you can add memory one piece at a time for the system to use.

*4 sockets (2 banks of 2) This indicates that there are 4 memory slots. These are divided into 2 banks, and each bank consists of two memory slots. So you must add memory two pieces at a time (they must be the same size and type of memory) in order for the system to benefit from the upgrade.

*8 sockets (4 banks of 2) This indicates that there are 8 memory slots. These are divided into 4 banks, and each bank consists of two memory slots. So you must add memory two pieces at a time (they must be the same size and type of memory) in order for the system to benefit from the upgrade.

*12 sockets (3 banks of 4) This indicates that there are 12 memory slots. These are divided into 3 banks, and each bank consists of four memory slots. So you must add memory four pieces at a time (and they must be the same size and type of memory) in order for the system to benefit from the upgrade.
How do I install memory on my IBM NetVista A22p 2292-xxx?
Memory installation help guides can be found at the following link.
Memory Installation Guide
Installing DDR DDR2 DIMMs
Installing SDRAM DIMMs

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Jan 11, 2011 | IBM NetVista A22p PC Desktop

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What is my limit in video card choise 128bit? ddr3? what is my original power suply 300w 400w? kispis@live.com


The sony has 128 bits to display video graphics where the hiden programs least observed during a media show on the screen is powered by memory known as ddr3. A video program being observed only requires least memory. Every picture loaded starts a new video pixels. One program is incapable of distracting 128 bits of video. Motion picture flow faster least requiring so much video bits. Opening several programs on the desktop takes away from ddr3. A certain percentage of ddr3 is required to display a motion picture video. A slow down in videos on the screen is an indication to close any displaying programs on the desktop.

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So I have a HP Compaq d530 SFF PC Desktop problem. I checked out the HP tech specifications: http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/11632_div/11632_div.html#Technical Specifications - Graphics Is...


"Graphics, is there an upper limit on how much you can upgrade a video card?"

Yes, and no gammon_ben.

Your computer uses an AGP graphics card.
Uses AGP 8X graphics cards. (1.5 volt)

Goes in the brown AGP slot on the motherboard above the three white PCI slots.

The best AGP graphics cards are the AGP 8X ones.

Sky's the limit, just depends on your pocketbook.

Yes, so far.


Primer:
When using Integrated Graphics, the graphics chipset on the motherboard borrows some of the System Resources.
The Processor and Ram Memory.

The Processor and Ram Memory are trying to take care of the Operating System, and the program being ran.
(Windows XP is one example of an O/S. Operating System)

Let's use an intensive graphics program for an example, a Game, and Windows XP.

The Processor and Ram Memory is supporting Windows.

They're also supporting the characters of the game, the shading of the game, and the background of the game, just to name a few characteristics.

Due to the resources needed from the system resources, (Processor and Ram Memory), from the game, the game will lag, or freeze up.

Using a graphics card frees up the system resources.
A graphics card has it's own Processor (GPU), and Ram Memory. (Graphics memory)
(GPU = Graphics Processing Unit)

However, the Processor still has to utilize the information from the graphics card. Even though it, and the Ram Memory have been freed up, there is a limit on how much information a Processor can handle at one time.

Your Processor may be an Intel Celeron, or Pentium 4.
These are single core processors, and have their limitations.

HOWEVER one more time, you are just speaking of operating a 40 inch widescreen (?) monitor with 1080p.
A really decent AGP graphics card can handle that with no sweat, and watching videos.
Some of the newer intensive games may be a problem.

Here is an example of a decent AGP 8X graphics card, that is Low Profile. (Low in height)

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=5699698&CatId=2234

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Sir how much graphic memory can spport my p5nmx-mx mthr board with 3gb ram inbuilt graghic memory means how much graphic memory it will show when i will use 3 gb memory {available graphic memory}


the max you will see if you are running vista is 1244. shared memory is calculated as followed.
(total memory-512)/2= dedicated shared video memory. (3000mb-512=2488/2=1244mb dedicated shared memory.

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What is compatible with my emahcines w3050 in upgrading my video memory. What limits are on my machine?


HDMI? Oh, then you would be talking about a graphics card like this one,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=5071689&CatId=318

HIS Radeon HD4670 IceQ

1) AGP 8X graphics card
2) Has a VGA, DVI, and HDMI port
3) 1GB of GDDR3 ram memory
4) 128bit interface
5) 320 Stream Processors
6) Core Clock is 750MHz at maximum capability
7) Memory Clock is 1746MHZ at maximum capability

It doesn't matter that your computer system ram memory is DDR Sdram. The GDDR3 graphics ram memory operates independent of the system ram memory.

Information about graphics, graphics cards, and graphics card terminology,

A) http://www.brighthub.com/video-games/pc/articles/984.aspx

B) http://computer.howstuffworks.com/graphics-card.htm

Mar 20, 2010 | E-Machines W3050 PC Desktop

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Prove for "Hp Pavilion dv8216tx has 512mb graphic memory"


http://www.laptopviews.com/hp-laptops/hp-pavilion-dv8216tx-laptop-pc/ shows NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 dedicated Video Graphics chipset with 256MB Turbocache Memory offering 1280 x 800 pixels screen resolution

Jun 04, 2009 | HP xw6600 Workstation with 650W 80 PLUS...

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Hp Pavilion dv8216tx with 512mb video graphic memory


Then the service engineer needs to go back to school and learn to read. For if you look up the specs to your model. It clearly states:
Processor
Centrino Technology - Intel Core Duo Processor T2300 (1.66 GHz)
Chipset
Intel 945 PM Express Chipset
L2 Cache / FSB
2 MB L2 Cache / 667 MHz FSB
Memory
1 GB PC2-5300 (667 GHz) DDR2
HDD
160 GB Serial ATA, 150 MB/ Sec @5400 RPM
Optical Drive
Lightscribe 8X Double Layer (8.5 GB) DVD +RW/ +R Writer
Graphics
****NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 Dedicated Video Graphics with 512 MB TurboCache****
Display
17.0" WideScreen (WXGA+) with Dual Lamp and Ultra BrightView Technology
OS

My suggestion^ Go to someone who knows about computers and who knows how to read too. Hope this is helpful.

Good Luck =)

May 29, 2009 | HP xw6600 Workstation with 650W 80 PLUS...

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Memory


there is no problem, if you have onboard graphics, then they are currently using the minimum 8mb of graphics memory when using normal programmes, when you run a video or a game the pc will increase the amount of graphical memory it needs, reducing it even further, untill you stop using the programme, at which point the system will reclaim the memory. So you are showig the correct amount of memory.

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