View Full Version : On board Video & PCI Express VGA Card

31-08-2009, 04:53 PM

We are currently running our on board graphics card of a Asus P5KPL-AM/PS motherboard, we want to put in a VGA card that we bought, its a PCI express card.

How do we turn of the on board graphics card in order to make the new one work, We do not want to get a conflict between cards.


31-08-2009, 05:04 PM
Usually in the Bios

31-08-2009, 05:07 PM
am yeah! we figured that out ourself....the question is....where in the bios?

31-08-2009, 05:25 PM
You dont really need to disable the onboard when installing a Graphic Card, just put it in, install its drivers and away you go - make sure you connect the monitor to the card not onboard ( that may sound stupid, but it catches a lot of people out).

Then once rebooted if you really want to disable the onboard, go into the device manager and disable it.

The only BIOS settings are in advanced / Chipset / Internal Graphics Mode Select.

Disadvantage to doing this - disabling , is if the GFX card ever dies - your stuffed for graphics unless you reset the BIOS by removing the CMOS battery.

BTW - its on page 2-14 of the manual ;)

31-08-2009, 05:30 PM
BTW - its on page 2-14 of the manual ;)

Ummmm....... People read manuals?

31-08-2009, 05:48 PM
Thanks Wainuitech!! Your the best!

Thanks for the comment sweep...