installing my new graphics card

By foxhound ยท 35 replies
Mar 27, 2007
  1. foxhound

    foxhound TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    IT WORKS!! and to test it i played counter strike source, (which lagged like hell before) with no lag! :D

    now...theres 1 problem. the old intergrated graphics i still need to disable. but sont know how. it comes up its foudn new hardware etc.

    but thanks very mcuh guys :D
  2. foxhound

    foxhound TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    oh, btw, in the BIOS i changed the power to s3 from s1. it says s1 was safer but drew more power. should i worry about this?
  3. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,182   +469

    I don't have any PCs with integrated graphics so I'm not sure where in the BIOS to look to disable it.

    I don't think there is anything to worry about between S3 or S1. It's your preference. I usually set mine to S3.
  4. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    Go into Device Manager and under Display Adapters, disable the integrated graphics adapter. That should do the trick, although I don't think it's completely necessary. Good luck and enjoy the new card! :grinthumb
  5. foxhound

    foxhound TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    thanks ^^ upgrading from intergrated has made me very happy. even though its an old card, it still lets me play css and hl2 without lag. =D the second slot did the trick, i think the first one may have been faulty. but its good to be able to game now ^^
  6. tralif07

    tralif07 TS Rookie

    i have a g33/g31 express chipset family. dx4710-ub301a gate pc. i need to disable my integrated display adapter because i want to use my pci-e 9800gt video card. tried to look it up in bios but cant find anything to disable my display adapter. please help me. thank you!
  7. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,448   +145

    I don't think you need to, just put your new card in and remove any drivers you installed for your integrated card. What I do think you should do is start your own post (if my suggestion doesn't work) and stop jacking this person's two year old post.
  8. angelic00

    angelic00 TS Rookie Posts: 35

    Yes, you can have both cards being used at once.
    Leave the one you have in now in until you're 100% positive the new card works.
    Once you're sure the new card works, you can remove it.
    Make sure you test the drivers.

    Good luck!
  9. angelic00

    angelic00 TS Rookie Posts: 35

    Actually, integrated means it came standard on that motherboard with all drivers already installed and updated. Doesn't neccessarily mean it's attached to the motherboard itself.
  10. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,448   +145

    Most integrated graphics cards are part of the motherboard, as far as I know.
  11. angelic00

    angelic00 TS Rookie Posts: 35

    Some of the newer computers will say "Integrated graphics" on the box, but it actually has a graphics card in one of the PCI or AGP slots, possibly a PCI-E slot, I worked on one for someone that they said they never put anything custom in it and it was store bought from best buy and it had a AGP Graphics card. I'm just using this as an example.
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