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    Default Graphics hiccup with new computer and 11.4

    I have just bought a new PC, which uses the integrated graphics built into the motherboard rather than a graphics card. I have also installed Suse 11.4, but have been disappointed by the inability to obtain good graphics when either using archived tv programmes or streaming tv.
    For example, when using the BBC's iplayer, I can get a good picture only when the screen is not maximised. If I maximise the image then the sound continues, but the picture freezes. On my old computer, using 11.1, this was not the case, since I got a good picture in either basic or maximised mode.
    I'm guessing I might need a graphics card, but thought I would ask your opinion first.
    Thanks.

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    Default Re: Graphics hiccup with new computer and 11.4

    I do not have much knowledge here, but I can imagine that those who have and who could help you, would be very much interested in any technical details you have about make and type of the system and the graphical hardware. Else it would be a case of looking into their crystal balls wouldn't it?
    Henk van Velden

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    Default Re: Graphics hiccup with new computer and 11.4

    Processor
    Description Intel Core i3 2100 Processor
    Cache 3MB
    Clockspeed 3.10Ghz
    Manufacturer Intel
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    Memory
    Description 2 x 2GB DDR3 1333Mhz Memory
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    Description 500GB 6Gb/s Hard Drive
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    Description Novatech Micro ATX Case With 350w PSU
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    Description Intel H67 Chipset Motherboard
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    CPU Support Supports LGA 1155 for Intel Sandybridge processors
    Chipset Intel H67 Chipset
    Audio Supports 5.1 channel HD Audio
    IO 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
    1 x VGA port
    1 x DVI port
    1 x Audio jack supports 3 jacks
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