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How can I test a video card?


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#1 lynskynbnd

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 01:22 PM

My Son is complaining that his laptop has slowed and he gets video card error messages when playing games.
Dell Inspiron 15R 5010 with a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250

The device manager shows it working properly and it has the most updated drivers installed

Is there a way to test or stress test a video card?

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#2 red_devil028

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 02:29 PM

Normaly in the catalyst ((least in the old one, i don't use it anymore)) there was an option to view if there was any errors.

Passmark has a good range of tests for you,

a burnin test or a performance test may be in place.
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#3 Thinhtien

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 02:32 PM

Hi,
There is a video stress tester here:
http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/fur/

However I cannot personally vouch for it as I have not had occasion to use it.

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