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I'm trying to find out remotely what type of video card I have in order to get a fan for it, i'ts made by ATI (it's actually manufactured by ATI and not a third party company), the drivers only say Radeon HD 5700 series. I tried to compare clock speed but didn't find the correct one, and programs that detect (eg. Everest Ultimate) still only say 5700.

Is there a way to tell the exact model?

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HWMonitor will tell you the actual model number:

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It's probably physically written on, or on a sticker, on the card, especially if it's that new. This is the simplest way. (You have to remove it to change the fan ANYWAY so...)

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I'm not home and I'm logging in remotely, I was hoping to find out without going back and forth. – Mankind1023 Jan 19 '11 at 15:16
    
@Murtez - Oh! Well in that case, you might be out of luck - I think these cards report themselves generically to pretty much everything. :/ Hopefully somebody will know the trick. – Shinrai Jan 19 '11 at 15:17

Did you try GPU-Z? It should show you what you want.

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That just says 5800 Series in the screenshot :D, I need the exact model, same problem I have. – Mankind1023 Jan 19 '11 at 15:16
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@Murtez: It says not only 5800 but also lots of info like GPU (Cypress), Technology (40nm), Die Size, Release Date, BIOS version, Device ID, etc. Aren't these enough for you? – Mehper C. Palavuzlar Jan 19 '11 at 15:19
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@Murtez - Well, you could take the detailed specs and use that to determine exactly the card you have, but it is a bit of legwork. – Shinrai Jan 19 '11 at 15:20
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No, those won’t work; what Murtez wants is the model number, like what you see on the AIW9600 fan in this shot. – Synetech Jul 6 '11 at 5:57

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