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Dual graphic card issue on Samsung laptop

So I have a laptop with two graphic cards on it - Intel Graphic HD 4000 and ATI Radeon 7670M. I do know how to "force" programs to use ATI Card by using the Catalyst Control Center but this "magic ...
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Catalyst Control Center is not showing Crossfire option - Windows 7

I run two Radeon HD 5670s. They have always been linked by Crossfire. After a recent crash, I noticed both my cards in Speccy displaying a temperature. Typically my second card doesn't run hot enough ...
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Which of the ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics are used when there is no “switching” utility?

I have a ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics on a HP Pavilion g7 (hp pavilion g7-1246ef) but it has no support in Win7 32-bit. It seems that I have 2 VGA controllers: One on-CPU Intel for ...
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Blue and yellow dots on screen after motherboard replacement

I use windows 7 x64 and have a Dell Studio XPS 1645 with a AMD RADEON Mobility HD 4670 video card. A Dell engineer has replaced the motherboard a week ago after experiencing this problem. I have ...
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Switchable Graphics: High-Performance GPU active, but Windows 7 x64 complains of low system performance

First of all, I have to say that I am using an HP ProBook 4530s notebook equipped with a 2nd Gen Core-i5, Kingston HyperX 3k SSD, 8GB RAM running Windows 7 x64 connected to an Asus HD ProArt 23" ...
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Some games freezing during startup and using 100% of one CPU core

I have a Radeon HD 5870 and Windows 7 with all updates installed. I used 13.4 drivers previously, but upgraded to 13.9 now. When I start Metro 2033 in DX10 or DX11 mode the game freezes before ...
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How do I disable Vari-Bright (atibtmon.exe) without Catalyst Control Center?

Related to: When AC Power is disconnected, atibtmon.exe throws a Runtime error I have a very similar configuration, ATI mobility Radeon HD 3670 on Dell XPS Studio 16 using Windows 7 64-bit, and have ...
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Force TV detection in (new) Catalyst Control Center

I need to force a detection of a TV because it's not auto-detected. The problem is that, in the newer versions of Catalyst Control Center, there isn't a check-box for that any more. EDIT: I'm using ...
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How can I get my Sapphire Radeon 7850 to output in “1080p”?

I have a Radeon 7850 connected to a Vizio 3D compatible TV. The TV has a function to parse and display SBS encoded content. On my old graphics card (a Radeon 5770) I just had to select the 1080p ...
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1answer
961 views

monitor native resolution not available with amd graphics card

I got my new LG ea93 monitor with a native resolution of 2560x1080 (21:9), but in the windows screen resolution setup and in the catalyst control center the highest reolution available is 1920x1080. I ...
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AMD Overdrive Triangle Artifacts all over screen

I was in AMD Catalyst Control Centre (CCC) and saw the AMD Overdrive function so me thinking this could cause no harm I messed with the settings. I didn't put the settings up high at all. I then click ...
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After reinstalling Windows 7 on a Vaio the manual way there is no EDID or color temperature option in catalyst. How can I fix this?

After wiping my Sony Vaio to single-boot Linux, I decided to reinstall Windows 7 for a dual boot set-up. So it was done manually and therefore not via the recovery partition, which was wiped when I ...
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402 views

HDMI from PC to TV turns off after 30 seconds (Radeon 4870, Win 7 64)

I decided to post this here, so at least there's a guide for other people on how to fix this issue. I've looked for a solution, but never found any. Luckily I solved it by accident. The issue (100% ...
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2k views

How to play games in widescreen in Windows 7, Dell Studio 1555

I have a dell studio 1555 laptop with a GPU inside. The details are below; Hardware details Software details I can play games in widescreen in Vista, but not in 7. I am using Windows 7 Home ...
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Crossfire Setup not visible in Catalyst Center

I want to setup CrossfireX on my two HD 6870s but the CrossFire tab will not show up under neither "Gaming" nor "Performance. The Catalyst Center is the version that came along on the disk. See other ...
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Dual monitor flicker on Windows 7 - previously worked on Windows XP

I have a dual monitor setup as follows: Radeon HD2600 XT video card (MSI RX2600XT-T2D512EZ/D3) Monitor 1: Samsung Syncmaster 2032BW (1680 x 1050) Monitor 2: an older HP L1720 (1280 x 1024) Both ...
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Laptop LCD backlight off after resuming from hibernate or sleep

When I put my laptop to hibernate or sleep while plugged in and I resume from hibernate or sleep on battery, the backlight is off. A faint image exists on the display, but is nearly impossible to ...
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Setup dual screen with Catalyst Control Center on notebook so that nothing changes when closing lid (case)?

I have setup a dualscreen setup for my notebook with an ATI video card (ATI mobility radeon hd 5470) using Catalyst Control Center. The monitor extends the desktop of the notebook's screen. This ...
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1answer
491 views

How do I stop Programs from showing up UNDER the toolbar in Windows 7

I have Windows 7, 64 bit, and a Eyefinity video card. I have multiple problems, One large on is that the windows, when maximized show up under the semi-translucent task bar. I thus cannot maximize ...
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1answer
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Latest Catalyst drivers on a Sony VAIO (Windows 7 64-bit)

Is there a way to install the latest Catalyst drivers on my Sony VAIO (VGN-SR21M, Mobility Radeon HD 3450)? The ATI installer refuses to install it. The AMD website states that for Sony VAIO notebooks ...
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1answer
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Offline Catalyst driver

Im trying to install ATI's graphic driver Mobility Catalyst 10.5, but it has no internet, so I am trying to burn it from my stationary PC and use it at the laptop. However, I cant find a decent ...
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Windows 7 / ATI CCC - Monitor limit?

I have a Ati 4850 X2 and back in the days when Windows 7 was in beta, I had this running with 4 monitors (Crossfire off). Now I have come to set this up again, with a RTM version of Windows 7 and the ...