I have HP envy dv6 laptop. I've been having sudden, random reboots on every kernel > 3.9. The screen suddenly goes black and laptop restarts. I'm having this issue on every kernel version after 3.9, even on 3.10 (this should be the LTS kernel).
I have a Desktop PC with an Intel H87 chipset (Intel DH878RL board, in case that matters), a CPU with integrated graphics and a dedicated NVidia GeForce 560Ti. Both are connected to the same display, because I only ever want to use one of them at a time. Please note that my monitor automatically switches inputs if the current input doesn't have a signal.
Hi. I'm trying to help my nephew by looking into whether or not it is worth upgrading the graphics card in his laptop. I'm not laptop-hardware savvy, so I'm hoping one of you will tell me if a card would benefit him (gamer, Diablo III, Minecraft, WoW, Starcraft II, etc.)
Here are the specs to his machine:
Toshiba Satellite Specs.
I have a laptop with Geforce 840M Gfx chip set, and Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller, and a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04, with all the recent updates.
glxinfo reported that glx functionality was working fine, but as far as I know the default nouveau drivers don't do 3D graphics acceleration, and s/w like Firestorm won't recognise the Nvidia chip-set, using the intel ch