AMD, or Advanced Micro Devices, is a major manufacturer of CPUs and graphics cards.

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Multiple HDDs hanging constantly

I have an AMD Windows 7 system which has its OS on an SSD, and until previously had a single 4TB HDD as a data drive. I never had an issue with that drive until I installed a second 4TB drive and put ...
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What graphics driver should I get from AMD if I have an R9 290 and an AMD A10-5800K APU

So I recently got a ASUS AMD R9 290 with 4GB GDDR5 memory and when I installed the driver from the disk it caused my windows 10 installation to become completely unusable (it would just hang when ...
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VMWare workstation 11 on Windows 10 with Radeon 290 dual screen bad performance

I discovered a strange behavior in VMWare workstation since upgrading to Windows 10. My Radeon 290 goes to 2D clocks (300 MHz) and remains there. If I set a guest to full screen the desktop experience ...
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Do I need to turn off cool n quiet and/or C6 when changing CPU speed/voltage?

I plan to undervolt my 860K and maybe overclock it just a little to get better efficiency (performance per Watt). I know I need to turn off APM and turbo mode when I do that. How about cool n quiet ...
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GPU Compare (AMD R9 390x and AMD R9 FURY X)

I've come upon some graphics cards and could not figure out some of the details I found about them. I have some basic understanding but appear to be lacking in this specific area. I've come to a ...
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Debian temporary enable/disable 2nd monitor

I'm running Debian jessie. I have installed ati drivers. I can enable/disable 2nd monitor in amdcccle. But it require reboot. I use 2nd monitor rarely. Anyway to enable/disable 2nd monitor without ...
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DDR3-2400 and FM2+ motherboards

So for use with my APU I bought two sticks of fast RAM and I noticed when using a price comparison site that either not all FM2+ boards support this memory or not all manufacturers mention ...
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New Kaveri build freezes in bios and windows (memtest ok)

I just finished building my pc: CPU: A8-7650k RAM: GSKILL 8gb 2400mhz (2×4gb) MB: Gigabyte F2a88xm-d3h (rev 3.1) PSU: an old one Whenever I go into Bios after max 1 minute the pc freezes. Before ...
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How does high performance mode work?

When do ATI cards go into high performance mode? How does it work and what triggers it? Does it know that I'm playing a game that requires it or does it kick in, in the middle of a game if there's a ...
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Is there a way to run apps/games only on discrete card of full amd laptop?

Subj. Dual graphics disabled. Windows power mode - high performance. Same in AMD Vision Engine CC's PowerPlay. Drivers was installed in "recommended" sequence - chipset and all other - first, ...
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Use Nvidia GPU as primary video output and AMD GPU as OpenCL on arch

How can I use my nvidia Titan X as my main video output with proprietary driver and an AMD Fury X as a OpenCL card? Is it possible to have Catalyst and Nvidia proprietary driver installed at the same ...
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Installing AMD GPU drivers slows my Windows 8.1 system to a crawl

I have a Windows 8.1 system and an AMD HD Radeon 7970 graphics card that appears to work fine (it plays modern games without issue). I've used the up-to-date AMD drivers for some time, updating them a ...
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AMD Kaveri + dedicated graphics card

I have red an article about an AMD technology used in A series Kaveri processors called HSA In few words they make processors with GPU cores, and HSA is basically a technology that makes the GPU ...
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Where to get proper AMD drivers?

Where can I get proper AMD drivers for my laptop, I download the driver from AMD website manually and via the Auto-Detect program but, it doesn't work, an error appears saying that the program is not ...
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Graphics card suddenly stopped working(Fan is working) [closed]

I just replaced my motherboard because my other motherboard was broken. I bought a new CPU, ram and motherboard. It all went good until my CPU was getting very hot (My post). Suddenly when i was ...
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steam wont launch after driver update

recently acquired wolfenstein:the old blood in the steam sale and upon startup it recommended I update my graphics card driver. I opened the device manager, updated my card, came back to steam and ...
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New computer freezes

Today I built a new computer with an AMD FX-9590. Installation and upgrading of ubuntu went fine. Then i wanted to render with blender. After some time the system froze. During reboot it froze again. ...
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Does temporarily removing the fan from the heatsink void AMD’s warranty?

I needed to RMA my newly-bought motherboard, so that meant removing the CPU and HSF. Now i need to clean the remnants of thermal goop from the CPU and heatsink in order to put the new one afterward, ...
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Artifact Flickering with new hardware install?

I just updated my motherboard, CPU and ram today and installed all drivers (I kept my video card as its still a good card). Everything works fine except games (specifically Borderlands 2, Divinity: ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 + AMD,purple screen when booting after install,stuck at initramdisk

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a Seagate expansion drive. I tried booting it up from my machine, but it hangs (and I waited over 30 mins, just to be sure). I tried using the drive from an Intel based ...
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Could this PC handle more than 16gb of ram?

Ideally, I'd like to install 32GB on this machine, if possible can someone suggest? I've seen two different 'limits' mentioned 8GB and 16GB but others suggest if the OS is 64bit and the board has the ...
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Install two sets of different graphic card drivers

So this is temporary but I need to use both on-board and dedicated GPU but the latest AMD Omega Drivers don't work with my on-board GPU since it's older. It is possible to install two different sets ...
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What is the recent solution to deal with screen tearing on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm using the latest version of AMD proprietary driver. When I move any window, it is tearing. There are lots of thread and solutions about this issue. Some of them is out of date. As you know, ...
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Target CPU temperature for AMD FX processor

I have got an AsRock 980DE3/U3S3 R2.0 motherboard with the FX-6300 procesor. I am using the stock cooler. What is the recommended target temperature to set in the fan speed control in BIOS?
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Is there any detriment to using an AMD processor alongside an Nvidia GPU?

Every single sales person or computer "expert" I have encountered has advised against doing a combo like this but I have bought a GTX 560 and an AMD FX-6100 and they worked fine for 5 years so far. Is ...
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Why am I exceeding my VRAM limit in my games and not suffering from dramatic frame rate drops?

Just like my other question, this isn't by any means a problem I'm complaining about, this is just something I want to know the secret behind. System Specifications CPU: AMD A10-6790K 4.0 ...
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How to upgrade max screen resolution on Ubuntu

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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Set PWM on AMD GPU on Ubuntu

I used Windows for years and I haven't eye strain while using LCD. Now, I started using Ubuntu and after 10 minutes I have eye strain. So I tried to change ClearType, but it didn't help. I found ...
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Two GPU's - one for rendering the game, and one for driving the display [duplicate]

Ok so in my computer I have two GPU's. One of them is the higher performance AMD GPU (which I want to use to render games) and the other is an old low-end NVIDIA GPU which I use to run my monitor ...
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disable driver signature check while installing windows 7 [duplicate]

is there any possibility where i can disable the default driver signature check while WINDOWS 7 Instalation?. My problem is that: i had bought an asus mobo with inbuilt AMD raid card and i want to ...
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system thread exception not handled - upgraded graphics driver and now can't view photos

I have a relatively new HP Pavilion laptop with AMD Radeon A6-6310 graphics. My computer would randomly give me a BSOD with the error message "System Thread Exception not handled" while watching ...
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Interesting RAM hardware Issue

I am having an odd issue with my desktop computer. I have 8 GB of installed system memory, (MSI 990FXA-GD80 Mobo and AMD FX-6300 CPU) and occasionally, usually after changing settings in BIOS and ...
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New AMD R9 270X GPU isn't recognized by Windows 7 x64 - UPDATED

I just bought a Sapphire Radeon R9 270X graphics card and installed it. The installer on the driver installation CD it came with only shows this list of compatible cards though - it doesn't include ...
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Use a Video Card (GeForce 9800GT) and a AMD 5150 processor with Radeon R3

I have a GeForce 9800GT video card, I use it for over a year with my old Intel powered machine. But my processor died so I bought a new processor (APU AMD Athlon 5150) and a new MB (ASRock AM1B-M). ...
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Cannot get monitor to use new Displayport cable

Have a Dell Ultrasharp24 Monitor - U2412M monitor. have new Lenovo PC with a AMD Radeon HD 8570 Graphics card which has 2 O/P's VGA and HDMI. I am trying to use a HDMI cable with a short cable ...
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Does adding more RAM affect the frame rate in games? [closed]

I have a laptop that has an AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics running Windows 8.1 (64 bit). It currently has 4GB RAM installed. When I play "Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012)", I get a ...
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Input not supported error in monitor after overclocking the processor

Hi please any help would be appreciated. Here is my PC specs AMD A4-4000, 4GB DDR-3 RAM, windows 8.1+ubuntu 14.04 My trouble started when i tried to overclock my processor by using the gigabyte ...
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black border around screen ati radeon hd 4550 graphic card on hdmi on windows 7 32bit [duplicate]

I have bought a LG monitor 22 inch when I connect my PC buy HDMI cable to it there is a black border around the screen like this : my graphic card model is ATI hd 4550 .I have with her searched ...
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What is Mac OS and iOS compiled with? [closed]

I have a number of questions. As far as I know Linux is compiled using gcc and Windows is compiled using Visual Studio. I was wondering what Mac OS and iOS are compiled with. What about Android? Why ...
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Is “Host GPU on” on android emulator same as GPU passthrough?

I see that there's "Host GPU on" for standard Android emulator(which is incidentally qemu-based) from Google. Is it same as the hardware acceleration obtained by successful GPU-passthrough in ...
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Graphics Card Causing Splash Screen To Stay

I have a GTX 650 ti, and it recently had its drivers crash. After uninstalling and re-installing it with failure, it kept crashing. I formatted my drive using a spare Radeon 6770 I have. After ...
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Can I install all my old and new different graphics cards and use them for OpenCL GPGPU computing?

I love developing applications with openCL and run them on my graphics card, but I don't really know how it connects with my hardware. I right now only use my GTX 970 for that, but I still have a GTX ...
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CentOS 6.5 fail on install

I've tried to install centos on my pc and the installer throw the following error: Formatting Failed An error was encountered while formatting device /dev/sda1 Details: invalid device especification ...
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Incorrect CPU temp on AMD A10-7850 APU (Kaveri) on Ubuntu Linux 3.16 kernel

My machine has an AMD A10-7850K APU which runs very nicely. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 when it was released, however it launched with the 3.13 kernel which did not have official support for Kaveri ...
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How to know if the motherboard support a graphics card

This is my mother board: http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/ConRoe1333-D667%20R1.0/index.it.asp I can't find what pci-express verion it implements. I want to buy this graphics card with pci-express 2.1: ...
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lspci: what do Revision Number and PCI Class mean?

I have a notebook Lenovo IdeaPad G500A (59-381065). OS: openSUSE 13.1. My video cards are Intel HD Graphics 4000 and AMD Radeon HD 8750M; # lspci | grep 'VGA\|ATI' 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Computer screen goes black after updating graphic driver

Recently I had updated my AMD graphic card.Catalyst Control Center says there is no update available but AMD Gaming Evolved notify me an update is available. They direct me to this website. I ...
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AMD Processor Model Unknown

I just updated my processor on http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128394 GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD from a AMD Athlon II X2 240 Regor Dual-Core 2.8GHz ...
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Amd catalyst thinks that I have tv instead of monitor; cant use proper gpu upscale (dispalyport)

I have monitor, 144hz, not tv (important note). With dvi I had no problem; a game running in 1280x720 (720p) was upscaled just fine in native 1920x1080 (120hz), as much as every other ...
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AMD Radeon HD 8570 Dual Monitor DVI Splitter

I have a AMD Radeon HD 8570 card. I would like to hook up a DVI to Dual VGA splitter. I purchased this item: http://amzn.com/B0045JSO32 However it has too many pins and I was unable to even connect ...