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What is the use of onboard graphics after installing graphics card

as we know that chipset of a motherboard also contains graphics processing unit, and graphics memory,
1.is their any use of onboard graphics after installing a graphics card.
2.can we use onboard graphics and the graphics card.if yes then how
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  1. Best answer
    1)Yes.If you have a Z68/H67 board,you can install Virtu which helps in video editing and uses the onboard GPU in idle mode(For power saving)
    2)Yep,as I said it can be done with Virtu
  2. Maziar said:
    1)Yes.If you have a Z68/H67 board,you can install Virtu which helps in video editing and uses the onboard GPU in idle mode(For power saving)
    2)Yep,as I said it can be done with Virtu



    can my oard support this (msi k9n6pgm2-v (chipset mcp61))


    edit ->i google it and find that it is for sandy bridge

    Then what about other boards, it looks like onboard graphics becomes useless after installing a graphics card for them, is it true
  3. For all boards (except sandy/ivy bridge Z68/H67 chipsets) the onboard graphics are useless except for when your GPU dies and you still want to boot the PC.
  4. on board agp will disable after you install AGP card.
  5. Best answer selected by truegenius.
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