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Power off discrete GPU on Windows without driver

I have a Lenovo Y560 with Core i3-380M (Intel HD 3000 integrated) and HD 5730. Now little story (you can skip this part). It first worked on Windows 7 with original Lenovo drivers. Then I switched to ...
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Issue with Graphics Performance after Upgrading to Windows 8.1. Using Radeon HD6700M

I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1, and after doing so I noticed extremely poor performance when gaming, where as when on windows 8 I was facing no issues. I have downloaded and installed AMD ...
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Cannot Enable Desktop Composition

If I check the "Enable desktop composition" box under Performance Options and click Apply/OK, when I go back the option has been disabled. I've tried closing every single program I can think of that ...
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How do I get my XFX Radeon HD 7870 to work with 3 monitors using HDMI, DVI, and Mini DisplayPort?

I bought a XFX Double D FX-787A-CDFC Radeon HD 7870 and set it up using the HDMI, DVI and Mini DisplayPort (using an Apple mDP-to-VGA adapter). I hooked it up, installed the drivers and rebooted. The ...
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DVI monitor detected only on computer startup

I've recently connected a new monitor, LG M2252D-PZ, to a rather outdated computer with Windows XP and Radeon 9600. XP has SP3 installed, video drivers are the latest version back from the times the ...
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My Notebook can't reboot after reinstall new operating systems without display driver installed?

I have a small problem when I reinstalled my notebook with Windows 7 or Windows XP home edition. the problem is I can't reboot my system if I didn't install display driver (ATI-Radeon). I can't ...
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GPU Driver Crash

I have recently bought a XFX Radeon HD 6570 GPU for my custom built computer. Everything works fine, except my GPU. When I try to play games, such as Skyrim or Portal 2, it crashes. For example, I can ...
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How can I use my built-in ATI Radeon instead of Intel HD Graphics for OpenGL?

A few days ago I purchased an HP Pavilion DV6-6166TX laptop with ATI Radeon 6770m 1GB. Just after I started using it, I saw that it included Intel HD Graphics which support OpenGL 3, while the ATI ...
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Asus 6950 system crash during driver installation

I recently purchased an ASUS HD 6950 DirectCU II. After booting for the first time into Windows 7 64-bit, the boot screen showed fine, and Windows loaded as expected. During the installation process ...
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Radeon 6950 uses shared system memory?

I just came across this in Windows: It's saying that almost 4GB of system memory is being used as graphics memory (in addition to the 2GB on the card itself, which is already plenty). I thought ...
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Radeon 6950 - Garbling of text and graphics in certain Windows only

This morning I noticed the text in Gmail (in Firefox 4) looked a little funny (kind of thin, maybe some color fringing). I went to work and thought it might be some ClearType issue or something with ...
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Radeon X1300 acceleration

I've just bought a Samsung XL2370 with a native resolution of 1920x1080. Should a Radeon X1300 be capable of shifting around windows on a screen that size? Because maximising and minimising windows, ...
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How to get monitor resolution of 1680x1050 using ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO in a dual monitor setup

I have Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO graphics card in my Windows Server 2008 x64 machine. It has two outputs a VGA and a DVI. I have connected the DVI to my Dell 24" monitor with 1900x1200 ...