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

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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 ...
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AMD processor families and models

I want to use hardware performance monitors on my AMD Opteron 6376 processor. Unfortunately, AMD has many manuals and I can't figure out which one I need from this (partial) list: ...
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AMD CPUs starting to heat more over time?

I'm struggling with the problem for some time now, maybe here is anybody who could answer or give any hint about my observations. I'm using various AMD CPUs since old K6 architecture. I always found ...
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Enabling AHCI in Windows XP 32bit on AMD chip set, without reinstall (All stuff on the net is about Intel … )

I would like to Enable AHCI in Windows XP 32bit on an AMD chip set, without a reinstall. In every single example I can find online, people show methods for enabling AHCI in Windows XP for Intel ...
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Computer stopped detecting monitors

I have a pc with a AMD E6760 graphics, 6 outputs, 5 are in use. All monitors have been checked with other hardware confirmed to be working fine. The pc was running fine until after a reboot, at this ...
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How do I upgrade BIOS on my Asrock E350M1

I've downloaded the latest BIOS for the Asrock E350M1 motherboard to have DDR3 1333 compatibility. I followed the instructions: I formatted my USB drive with sudo mkdosfs -F 32 -I /dev/sdb1 and df ...
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Oculus rift DK2 setup

Ok, so I've purchased the Oculus rift DK2 and whenever I want to use it I have to use it in extended mode and use the direct to rift apps, this means I don't always get to play everything. When the ...
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Where is AMD OverDrive's advanced mode located?

Attempting to do manual software fan control (although I know doing it through the BIOS is considered better) shows greyed out controls under "Fan Control". Guides show running the program as an ...
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Black screen when trying to update graphics drivers of laptop

My brother has a Samsung NP350-V5C with a Intel HD4000 and a AMD radeon 7600M series GPU with a switch. When he received it the switchable graphics weren't working properly: the system only used the ...
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The big log file.What this?

I have a lot of kern.log file. And size of 10GB+ but, in file text all to AMD-Vi : Event logged [IO_PAGE_FAULT device=01:00.0 domain=0x0014 address=0x0000000000001000 flags=0x0000] Note : ...
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AMD drivers will not install properly

I have the same problem as in here : AMD Graphics Drivers won't install properly I have done all the steps that are instructed there, but when I am installing the drivers, it does this: ...
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How do I uninstall the AMD Graphics Card drivers but not the CPU drivers?

I'm installing a new 750ti SC and I need to uninstall my current drivers (AMD video card) before installing the nVidia card into my computer. The problem is that I can only find guides to uninstalling ...
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Is it possible to use an AMD A4 APU on AMD E1 mainboard? [duplicate]

I would like to change my AMD E1 APU with an AMD A4 APU. Is the socket BGA and BGA-413 the same? Is that possible and would it work?
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Why is my CPU running slower than it should be?

I have an AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-core processor that should run at 3.30 GHz, however upon trying to overclock the processor (which I never got around to doing) I have found that it is running at 1.4 GHz ...
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Computer enters strange unresponsive state when idle after motherboard replacement

A few weeks ago I was playing a game on my PC when suddenly, I heard a screech typical of what you hear right before the power cuts out via my headphones. I thought that was the case. However, my PC ...
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BSODs from AMD driver when using Flash or HTML5 in Firefox for Windows only

I have a r9 290x on my system with Windows 8.1 and Arch Linux installed. On Windows when watching videos in Firefox (Flash or HTML5), I will often get a BSOD identifying my AMD driver as the culprit. ...
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Can't choose AMD GPU on switchable graphics options

I have HP Pavilion dv6 6b80ee with AMD Radeon 6770M. We all know how to use AMD switchable graphics by right-click on the desktop then choose configure switchable graphics. The problem is that on ...
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Why did adding memory significantly increase gaming performance on an AMD APU?

To be clear from the beginning, this is not a problem. This is just something that I really want to know the secret behind. System specifications CPU: AMD A10-6790K 4.0 GHz GPU: AMD ...
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AMD FX-9590 - Max memory speed

First let me tell you my system config. Cpu: AMD FX-9590 Ram: Kingston 2x8Gb 2400MHz SSD: kingston 120 Gb HDD: 1 Tb PSU: 750 watt corsair GPU: 2Gb NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 Motherboard: Asus crosshair V ...
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Can I install an AMD Turion X2 64 RM-70 on a Toshiba Satellite L505D-SP6983R?

The original processor was an AMD Turion X2 64 RM-74 (dead) The board is named V000185220 Rev 1.10 This board accepts S1G2 processors, and should accept the RM-70. But I am not so confident when ...
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Skyrim not running despite system requirements being met

i've been searching for quite some time for a possible solution to this problem. I've been playing skyrim on my laptop a few months now, but despite my system being reasonably capable i'm unable to ...
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Socket vs Surface CPU temperature for AMD

I looked through 5-10 different suggested questions here and they all dealt with Intel CPUs, and I happen to have an AMD FX 8100 series 8 core CPU. I have also looked through several google results ...
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Catalyst Control Center Stops working when graphic card is being used

It's been a while since I have this problem with my system. Whenever I use programs (except games) that somehow use Hardware Acceleration such as Browsers, Video Converters, Photoshop etc, my screen ...
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Update AMD HD Radeon 7670m graphics card on HP laptop

I cannot get my AMD card to update to the new 14.4 Catalyst driver. I have an HP laptop that is only a year or so old with a Core i7 processor and an HD 7670m graphics card. What could be causing ...
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What is the difference between Nvidia's G-SYNC and AMD's FreeSync?

I recently read about Nvidia's G-SYNC technology and it sounds pretty cool! Their solution seemed quite elegant to me. That is, until I read about AMD's FreeSync technology. The main difference I ...
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Is my Corei7 Running too hot?

I purched a gaming comupter from avatar This one It randomly started shutting itself off out of nowhere. I checked it's temps using speedfan and temp2 is 127C. Basically it shows a fire icon beside ...
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Horizontal lines flash randomly over laptop display

I have a 2 year old laptop. The model is Sony Vaio SVE1511W1EB. I never encountered any serious problems with it until now. However, last week I plugged a beamer into the laptop and did a Powerpoint ...
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AMD APU integrated graphics - do calculations conflict with video?

An APU beginner question - let's say I have AMD "Kaveri" APU with integrated GPU cores, but NO discrete video card. Can I use these GPU cores for calculations (via OpenCL)? If yes, what part of the ...
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failed AMD Radeon 5XXX graphic card

At the beginning..,I installed windows 8 with defined graphics card amd successfully After several days, and after running the store and download some software and games, began to show lines on the ...
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One cpu core working harder than the rest

I have seen that with my AMD A8 cpu one of the cores is working harder than the rest. See below: The running processes: Does any one know if this is a problem or just a natural assurance.
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video and graphic option missing in amd catalyst control center

I was struggling with an issue of catalyst control center could not be started there are currently no setting that can be configured using AMD CCC. So I contacted Dell CC and he sent me a link to ...