Radeon is a brand of graphics adapters produced by AMD, first launched in 2000 by ATI Technologies.

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Confirm correctly working of hardware acceleration in Chrome (Windows 7)?

I'm having troubles getting hardware acceleration support for Youtube. Both Windows and flash player are enabled for hardware acceleration. The drivers for the graphics card are installed. The ...
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How can I fix or replace the fan of a Sapphire ATI Radeon 6770 graphics card?

In the last weeks I've noticed the fan of my Sapphire ATI Radeon 6770 graphics card is getting noisier and noisier. So I've tried to get the fan out, peel the sticker below and add a small amount of ...
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Difference between two cards. Radeon and Gigabyte

I am looking to buy I decent Radeon card that will support at least 4 HD monitors (1920*1080). I stumbled upon these two listings on Amazon. VisionTek vs. Gigabyte Can they both support 4 HD ...
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One Mini DisplayPort yields small picture, the other works fine

I have 1 DVI, 1 HDMI and 2 Mini DisplayPorts in my graphics card. I have a TV hooked up to the HDMI port, and two displays connected to the Mini DisplayPorts (with HDMI-mDP cables, because i have no ...
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Dual monitor (HDMI, DVI), DVI not showing

Today I bought a Samsung Syncmaster S24B150 (with 1 DVI and 1 VGA port), my Windows 7 desktop (Dell XPS 8500) has a Radeon AMD 7850 graphical card with 1 HDMI and 1 DVI port, I'm using a newly bought ...
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How to connect two monitors

First of all, sorry about my English; I need to improve that. I am a new user on linux Mint, and a really new user of Linux enviroments (I have used only Ubuntu 11 and 12 before). I recently bought a ...
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Is fan speed setting to 100% good for notebooks?

I have a Dell studio 1555 laptop with Core2 Duo CPU & ATI Radeon 4500 series GPU. I run Windows 7. Recently, when I boot my lappie, I foud it missing its display and I took it to a laptop service ...
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Missing option tabs in Catalyst Control Center

My Specs: CPU: AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 CPU 1055T (6x2.8Ghz) RAM: 12GB (mixed manufacturer - had the problem before I upgraded so it should be irrelevant) GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD5830 OS: Windows 8 ...
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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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Is this firefox, my GPU, or the drivers?

I just noticed this on facebook. My GPU is a AMD 7970 with the latest drivers in photoshop. Are those black blocks a sign of a bad GPU, driver problem, or firefox being stupid? Here is the picture: ...
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My HDMI screen won`t display 1920x1080p desktop with Radeon HD 7850 2GB

Specs relevant: Graphics Card: AMD Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB (should support up to 4096 x 2160) Screen : BenQ GL2460 (native resolution is 1920 x 1080) Cable : HDMI cable connected to ...
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How to make browser use discrete Radeon GPU

I recently bought a Samsung Ativ Book 8, which has a AMD Radeon HD 8870M GPU with 2 GB GDDR5. It has AMD catalyst installed to manage switching between GPU's for different apps/power usages. I put ...
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Disadvantages of using external video adapters

Are there any disadvantages of using external USB Video adapters (like this one ) as opposed to getting another Graphics Card in SLI/Crossfire or just a new graphics card supporting more monitors? ...
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Desktop not recognizing second monitor plugged into VGA port

I've got a Dell Vostro 470 with an AMD Radion HD 7570 graphics card. On the back of my computer, I see a VDI port (looks like it is added as extra) and a VGA port. The primary monitor that I bought ...
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Is it possible to use HD6450 and HD4350 on the same computer?

I'm looking to put 2 cards HD6450 and HD4350 on my computer so that I have 2 HDMI outputs. Will they be able to work together? I'am wondering about this since on AMD's driver site, HD4xxx series use ...
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Can I hide part of display by increasing resolution of monitor?

So I am trying to run a fullscreen application and want to hide, say 100px width in the center from the display. Is it possible ? If you see the image , I have (1080x1920p)*2 monitors. The final ...
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Strange fglrx slow down under Debian

I am getting a weird slowdown on all non-OpenGL applications while running some OpenGL applications such as Chromium (while playing a YouTube video), Steam and Blender. Games are running perfectly ...
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Flickering and 2D graphic errors in DX11 mode in fullscreen on AMD HD 5970

I have recently gotten an AMD Sapphire HD 5970 2GB video card. This seems to consist of two 1GB cards on the same chip (there is a crossfireX option but the card otherwise has only one PCI-E ...
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3 displays with AMD Radeon HD 6900 series; 2 DVI 1 HDMI

I have two monitors plugged into the two available DVI slots plus a 40' HDTV plugged into the one HDMI slot. However when I try to extend my desktop onto the TV it automatically disables my secondary ...
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How do I connect two monitors and a 42" LED TV screen to an AMD Radeon HD 6700 video card?

I have (2) Asus 27" monitors and (1) Hisence 42" LED TV screen. Is it possible to have all three connected to an AMD Radeon HD 6700 video card on my computer as one whole desktop?
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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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What effect does not uninstalling an old video card have on installing a new one?

Windows XP SP3 32-bit, AMD 3800+ 2x core 64bit CPU at 2GHz, PCIe graphics slot, SB Live!, 4GB RAM (with the usual 3GB cap thing going on; too busy/lazy to change it) Last night my XFX Radeon HD 4770 ...
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Multiple Monitors Windows 7 x64 Positioning Issue

I have a Radeon 5750 GPU outputting to three monitors (1 DisplayPort, 1 DVI, 1 HDMI). For a while now, I had a 1920x1080 left monitor, 1680x1050 right monitor and a TV at 1920x1080 mounted above and ...
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ASUS notebook brightness does not work properly

Recently on my notebook's brightness stopped working. Pressing FN+F5/F6 shows the Windows 8 brightness slider, and it goes up/down, but doesn't adjust the actual brightness. Changing it manually ...
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Sapphire HD 7870 Ghz Quad monitors support

Does Sapphire HD 7870 Ghz support 4 monitors simultaneously (independently and without mirroring or stretching any one of them), that is : 1 TV through HDMI cable 2 monitor using miniHD to HD ...
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Does Virtualbox virtualizes a NVIDIA or a AMD Radeon graphics card?

I'd like to try-out XBMCbuntu (the "live" version of XBMC) on Virtualbox. Since it is offered in two version, specifically one for AMD and another for NVIDIA graphic cards, I'm puzzled on which one ...
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Geforce and Radeon together

I've had a GeForce 560 Ti for about a year. I've been using Physx features on it and it works fine. Recently I added a Radeon 6950, mainly for better OpenCL performance. I know I can't run ...
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Trying to install new gfx card, it's plugged in but I get “No Signal” when turning on monitor

I just bought a Radeon HD 6770 graphics card. It is plugged into the only graphics card connector on my motherboard. I have it connected to the power supply (using a 6-pin red connector that says ...
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video card not recognized after reformated and cannot install?

I reformatted my computer and cannot play any games getting an error saying they cannot recognize my video card, I went to amd radeon got the driver update I need and it says Installation complete ...
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New Radeon 7970 has lower resolution than old radeon 4670?

I have a VGA 22 inch 16:9 monitor, I always used my Radeon 4670 card and had a resolution for Windows 7 of 2048x1152. Now I installed a radeon 7970, installed the drivers as well. The card only has ...
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MiniDisplay Port Adapaters

I just bought a new video card, a Radeon 7870. Quite excited. Problem is it has 1 DVI, 1 HDMI and 2 Mini DisplayPort ports. I have three monitors. High end IPS panels, 1920X1080 resolution. What ...
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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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Is the PCI-e power connector required for a GPU?

I just picked up another 5670 as you may have noticed in my previous questions. The question is, I have only one PCI-e power connector cable and the other 5670 is using it. If I plug in the other 5670 ...
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My HD 5670 is fake?

I was reading some of the specs of the new 5670 I got my hands on and it says "Does not require PCI-e power connector" or something like that. In reality, it does have a power plug. Also, there's some ...
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How can I use two monitors with my radeon 6450 graphics card?

I have a computer with an integrated gpu on the motherboard. Because I wanted to use two monitors and my motherboard only has one VGA port, I bought an ATI radeon HD 6450. Both my monitors have a VGA ...
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Is it Possible to Hybrid Crossfire Radeon 5650 and 5670 graphics cards? [closed]

I have a Radeon 5650 graphics card which is very rare now. I wonder if I can crossfire a 5650 to work with a 5670 which is cheap and available. If I can crossfire them, will there be a performance ...
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How to run two radeon video cards (one old, one new) after catalyst dropped unified driver?

(Apologies for the rather long post...) On early 2012, i was running a Radeon HD2400 and a HD6950 on the same computer, driving 3 monitors; primary monitor on the HD6950 and two side monitors on the ...
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Radeon HD7870 driver crashes, AMD and XFX looking into it

I built a new PC and my XFX Radeon 7870 isn't working so I contacted XFX support. They told me AMD and XFX are looking into it. Windows crashes after installing catalyst drivers with the error page ...
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Is PCI x16 and PCI Express 2.1 same?

My Motherboard is Gigabyte GA-MA74GMT-S2. It is written that PCI slots are 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 1 x PCI Express x1 slot 2 x PCI slots And I see one Graphic Card which is of ...
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Why does my GPU clock keep switching its clock rate when idle?

I have a Radeon HD4870-based Sapphire card in my desktop PC (Windows 7 64bit) that started getting pretty noisy recently. The temperature reported in Catalyst was hanging around 80C and the fan would ...
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Club3D HD7950 won't go over 880MHz

I have the club3D HD7950 RoyalKing which has a standard clock of 880MHz and a standard boost of 930MHz. When I'm running a game, BOINC or a benchmark the GPU will use the boost frequency for a few ...
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Make WinXP believe that there is a second monitor? (ATI Radeon Mobility 9000)

See the screenshot below. It shows the Windows display properties in German. I can configure a second display, although I have not connected one. So far, so good. Only it does not work: When I click ...
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Monitor constantly flickering between no signal

Info - Gfx Card: 7850 TV: Element 55 inch OS: windows 7 64 bit I'm using 1080p/HDMI. When I turn my computer on, I get 'no signal' all the way until the log in screen, because apparently the ...
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What happens if I have two integrated video cards? [closed]

I'm thinking about building a computer for my parents. Since they don't play video games I thought I'd get them a motherboard/cpu with an integrated video card. The motherboard I'm looking at is an ...
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Linux Mint switching off GPU

Like many users with hybryd video (I have ATI and Intel on my laptop), i've tried to solve the problem by making proprietary drivers actually work, but failed at that (changing between GPUs causes ...
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AMD A8-3850 APU with Radeon HD 6550D increase power (Memory, Clocks)

I set up my own PC - not so much experience at all with this stuff - and i am facing now some problems at gaming. Benchmarks told me that most of the games ( actually Borderlands 2 ) running straight ...
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Completely remove all X.org setting and configuration files

I'm trying to completely reinstall X server and AMD proprietary drivers on a Fedora Core 17 amd64 with kernel 3.6.11. How do I make sure nothing of my previous setup / configuration remains, so that ...
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Fedora 18 severe overheating HP Envy 4 1002tx in Gnome shell

I recently installed Fedora 18 x86_64bit version in dual boot mode on my HP Envy 4 1002tx machine and whenever I log into the Gnome shell I am facing very sever overheating of my laptop base and the ...
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How to get dual-monitor setup without mirroring Fedora 17

I have a Radeon HD6570 graphics card with 2 1280x1024 monitors connected and the AMD drivers installed. However, when I try to set both monitors on without mirroring, I get an error message saying ...
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Three monitors on Radeon 6870 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 3 Monitors on Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 I have an Asus Radeon 6870 with four places to connect a monitor. I am using three 1920x1080 monitors, connected to the ...