Hello, I installed a new video card into the PCI Express x16 slot of my computer, and everything seems to be working as it should, but I have two questions:
1) The fan attached to this new video card is VERY loud - much more so than the other 4 fans in my computer combined. I only need this new video card when I use the PC to TV HDMI connection, which is less than 1% of the time. Is there a way I can switch off this new video card in its entirety (without physically opening up the computer and pulling the card out) when it is not in use? I hesitate to keep the little 2 pin fan connector unplugged on the card, as I don't want overheating to occur.
2) Is there a quick and easy and free way to have my TV mirror / clone my monitor?
Here are the model #'s:
New Video Card: Diamond 3650PE512
Computer: PowerSpec 8501
Motherboard with integrated graphics: Intel D101GGC
TV: Magnavox 42MF438B/27 (connected to new video card via HDMI)
Monitor: LG L226WTQS (connected to integrated video via VGA)