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Problem with video card driver

Discussion in 'Games' started by Vultarez, Apr 25, 2017.

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  1. Vultarez

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    Soooo, let me get straight to the point.

    I play lots of good ol' games. Usually, when I run games, sometimes, it may give me a white screen, and then promptly crashes the game. Then, when I try to re-open the game, it gives me this error. "Your video card does not support alpha blending with floating point render targets (D3DFMT_A16BG16R16F), which is required to run this game." (Mainly happens with SMITE). Thing is, when this happens, all other games also get affected by this, giving me video card errors and all that stuff. Halp ;-;

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    halp
     
  2. Triple6

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    Does you laptop have both an Intel integrated GPU and the NVidia GTX 950M? If so the game might be trying to use the Intel card instead of the nVidia card. You can force the card to use by going into the NVidia Control Panel, finding that game and telling it to use the High Performance GPU.
     
  3. Vultarez

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    How do i find that out? Im stupid to this kind of stuff.
     
  4. Vultarez

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    And yes, there is an integrated gpu...I think.
     
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    Thanks alot, i'll see if the issue has been resolved.
     
  7. Vultarez

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    ok its fixed tyvm
     
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    Good to hear (y)
     
  9. Vultarez

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    It came back D:
     
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    What if you set the nVidia High Performance GPU as the Global Default?
     
  11. Vultarez

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    It is a the global default :c
     
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    geforce experience says whenever i try to reinstall it, it gives me "driver download failed"
     
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    Cool, go to the link I posted and manually install the updated driver.
     
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