A technician installs a new graphics card that supports high resolutions. The technician sets the resolution to the highest setting and then the monitor displays no video. The technician hits the enter key to exit and nothing happens. After a reboot, no video appears after the operating system loads. Which of the following would the technician perform NEXT?
A. Reseat the graphics card in a different slot B. Update the graphics card driver C. Reinstall the operating system D. Change the resolution in Safe Mode
Mike, a technician, is getting ready to upgrade the graphics card in a customer’s computer with a performance PCIe graphics card. The customer has verified that she has a 16x PCIe slot on her motherboard. Which of the following may also need to be upgraded?
A. RAM B. Motherboard C. Power supply D. Processor
A user has recently purchased and installed a new top of the line video card for playing games on Windows 7. However, during game play the images are blurred and artifacts appear. Once the user returns to the Windows desktop, everything returns to normal. Which of the following could be the problem? (Select TWO).
A. The video card requires an adapter to output to the monitor B. User Access Control is preventing the game from functioning C. The video card requires a driver update D. The game is not compatible with Windows 7 E. The graphics card is faulty and should be replaced F. The IRQ channel must be appropriately set for the video card
A user recently purchased a new high-end graphics card, and would like to run their existing games through an LCD TV at 1080p. However, when the installation is complete, none of the games appear correctly on the LCD TV. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?
A. The LCD TV response rate is not fast enough for gaming. B. The PC games cannot be run to an external display. C. The games do not support a 1920×1080 resolution. D. The LCD TV driver is not supported by the Windows operating system.
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: One of the possible reasons is that the game does not support high resolutions. Try to set a lower resolution and start the game. If this doesn’t solve the problem, the game installer media might be corrupt.
Which of the following BEST represents a hardware requirement for building a PC that will specialize in gaming? (Select TWO).
A. Large hard drive space B. Specialized cooling C. HDMI output D. TV tuner E. High-end graphics card
Correct Answer: BE
Explanation: Gaming is about graphics and the processing of graphics in the back end. A gaming PC needs high end graphics card for smooth function and liquid cooling to cool down the components that go hot when working continuously.
A technician has been asked to procure a video adapter solution for use in commercial graphics design and CAD/CAM system. The solution should utilize specialized drivers to provide additional system stability. Which of the following solutions would BEST meet the user’s needs?
A. Dual cards in a CrossFire configuration B. TV Tuner card with HDMI output options C. CUDA enabled line of graphics cards D. Dual cards in an SLI configuration
Which of the following would be the MOST important factor to consider when building a virtualization workstation?
A. High-end graphics card with onboard memory B. A compact form factor C. Dual monitor support D. Maximum RAM and CPU cores
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Virtualization requires a lot of memory and processing power. If you install 2 or 3 operating systems, you will be needing memory and processors to keep them running in optimal condition. Therefore, you need maximum RAM and CPU cores to make sure you have enough resources for your virtualization platform.