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

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ATI Radeon 5770 Eyefinity - three monitors

How do I setup Eyefinity to support three monitors on a Radeon HD 5770 card? Currently I can setup only two at once in any combination. Monitors are connected as DVI-DVI-HDMI.
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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 does one manually restart graphics drivers?

I'm suffering from the dreaded Radeon mouse cursor corruption. The problem is intermittent and can be "solved" by putting the computer to sleep or restarting it. I hope simply restarting the graphics ...
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Linux: Use NVIDIA and ATI cards in the same computer

I've got the following graphics cards installed in my computer: $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon HD 4770 [RV740] 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Radeon 5830: How to get two monitors working?

Using Windows 7. I got a new Radeon HD 5830 video card with 1 DVI, 1 HDMI, and 1 DisplayPort. I'm trying to get two monitors working. First monitor connected to DVI port works. Second monitor ...
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ATI HDMI Audio disappears in Windows 7 when a TV is connected

So far I have unsuccessfully googled for HOURS with no luck fixing this very annoying problem. The settings is the following: I have PC running Windows 7 RC (64-bit) Video card is a ATI Radeon 4850 ...
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How to remove the black borders after installing Windows 8?

I installed Windows 8 on my PC and now only 80% of the screen is used. There is a black border around my screen. I own a Acer Predator G3610 with AMD Radeon HD 7670 and a 1920 x 1080 Acer monitor ...
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How do I know if I have KMS enabled?

How can I check if KMS is enabled in my kernel? I've compiled mine with KMS radeon modeset defaulting to 1, but I still suspect that it is not enabled. EDIT: aatiis@aiur ~ $ dmesg | grep drm [drm] ...
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When AC Power is disconnected, atibtmon.exe throws a Runtime error

The installer is not working for my ATI mobility Radeon HD 3670 on Dell XPS Studio 16 using Windows 8 PRO 64 bits. Here are the screenshots of my ATI Radeon configuration: Hardware configuration ...
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How can I fit 6 7970 Graphics Cards in one computer?

Okay, based on my previous question, it turns out I can find a motherboard to support 6 PCI slots and therefore 6 GPUs. But now I want to use 6 GPU's, specifically, the Radeon 7970. Obviously, they ...
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Using PhysX on a Radeon GPU?

Is it possible to get PhysX to run on a Radeon GPU? I've seen various posts on forums claiming someone has found a way, but I was unable to locate any actual guides or software downloads to do it. ...
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Is integrated graphics card Radeon HD 4200 capable of handling full HD?

I enjoy my integrated graphics card Radeon HD 4200 at resolution of 1280x1024 pixels on a 19" inches LG Flatron (5: 4 aspect ratio) (playing FIFA 10 at max resolution, max quality). But recently I ...
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How do I watch 1080p video on this setup computer without lagg?

My hardware: CPU: Q6600 @ 2.4GHz RAM: 4GB GPU: Radeon HD5750 OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Codecs: K-lite codec pack default install I'm trying to watch a 1080p bluray movie backup ...
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A PCI Express 3.0 Video Card into a PCI-E 1.0 x16 slot

Perhaps I'm trying to push my mobo too hard, but I think I have read that PCI-e 3.0 is back compatible to previous PCI-e specifications. But 3.0 into a 1.0, is it possibly asking too much? I'm ...
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ATI Radeon FPS drops

Problem For some reason my Radeon HD 5700 seems to suffer from FPS drops. 600W power supply should be enough The core temperature when the FPS dropped was ~53 C (127 F) The GPU utilization is ...
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X freeze with proprietary fglrx driver on radeon HD 5970

I can't get to install the proprietary driver "fglrx" with ATI Radeon HD 5970 on Debian Squeeze. After the installation with ATI Catalyst 12-8 and a reboot, from the stage of GDM, the screen is ...
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Configuring three monitors with two Radeon X1600/X1650 graphics cards under Ubuntu

I have three SyncMaster 932a monitors I want to use with two Radeon X1600/X1650 cards under Linux. I am running X.org X Server 1.6.0, as provided by Ubuntu's Wubi installer. After turning off ...
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Why does ATI 5570 HD video card driver installation cause Windows 7 To Blue Screen?

This one is for the hive mind. I have a brand new Dell Optiplex 760 workstation with 4 gigabytes of RAM running Windows 7 Professional (32bit). This is a new box with nothing installed other than what ...
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Prevent radeon driver from attaching to specific PCI devices?

I have two Radeon cards in this machine, a 6570 and a 6950: lspci | grep VGA: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Turks [Radeon HD 6570] 02:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Scaling problems with Radeon HD6850 and Acer S222HQL (HDMI)

I have scaling problems with Radeon HD6850 (HDMI) and Acer S222HQL (HDMI). Before I switch to HDMI I had used DVI with a "crystal clear" image. Today I switch to HDMI and get a washy look. First the ...
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What is asloader.exe and why does it want to run elevated?

I have Vista 64-bit ultimate on my home computer, with accounts for each family member. Most are administrators but I have one kid with a plain user account. When she logs in she gets a prompt that ...
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Weird “smoothing” effect in Windows 8 app store

Can anyone tell me what's causing this weird smoothing effect in the Windows 8 app store? It's the only screen (I've found) it appears on. It doesn't happen on the Start screen itself. Here's what it ...
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Windows crashing

Alright, so I'm going to cover as much of this as I can, but I'm sure there will be more questions, so I'll update this as I get them. First, the problem: My computer crashes when it 'goes to sleep', ...
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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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How to get AMD Catalyst working on Arch x86_64

I've got a Dell Inspiron 15R 7520 with AMD's hybrid "PowerXpress" graphics. The integrated graphics card is (if I understand it correctly) integrated with the i7-3612QM processor, and the discrete ...
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Third monitor with AMD cards WITHOUT Eyefinity

I have two AMD Radeon HD 6870 video cards in CrossFireX configuration and I would like to add a third monitor. I understand to use "Eyefinity" you need to use an active mini displayport to DVI ...
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Radeon 68xx, 69xx cards and support for 10-bit color over displayport

10-bit color, aka "Deep Color" is a scheme where 10 bits are used for each color channel. This makes for a 30 bit RGB implementation. IE: red: 10 bits green: 10 bits blue: 10 bits total: 30 bits ...
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Slow draw on some apps and dynamic clocks not working properly with ATI/AMD proprietary drivers

I've recently purchased a new computer (around July 2010) and I've been having some problems with proprietary video drivers on Linux. The hardware is: Video: ATI/AMD Radeon HD 5870 (XFX ...
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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 ...
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Unable to put laptop to sleep after installing AMD driver

I have HP Probook4540s Laptop with Core i5 processor, 8GB Ram and an AMD ATI Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Graphics card of 2 GB and I am running windows 8 pro x64. Thing is my graphics card driver doesn't ...
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OpenGL is missing - AMD Radeon HD 7300 Series

I just installed a fresh copy of Windows 8 on my desktop: After updating everything, and yes - even my graphics card I tried to start up Minecraft but I get a OpenGL is missing error. Here's a DXdiag ...
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Setting up dual monitors in xorg.conf

I have a dual-monitor setup where the second (smaller) monitor extends the desktop of the first one. This works perfectly fine using the KDE monitor settings/XRandr, but Xorg's default behaviour is ...
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How to solve ATI Radeon 7670M/ Intel HD Switchable Graphics recurring BSOD error?

I recently bought a VAIO E Series laptop with an ATI Radeon 7670M and Intel HD Switchable Graphics. Around about one month ago, my computer started shutting down with atikmpag.sys blue screen error ...
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ATI Radeon HD 5970 Display numbering issues

I have 2 computers on which i have ATI Radeon HD 5970 graphics card installed. There is 1 VGA out and 1 DVI out in it. When I connect my VGA out to a monitor on my 1st computer, it shows it as ...
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How can I update my AMD Catalyst display driver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force driver update on a mobility radeon graphic I've got a Dell Inspiron N5010 (almost two years old), which has a Radeon Mobility HD4650 GPU. I was able to install the ...
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Hardware acceleration on Ubuntu

I have a Thinkpad x120e with AMD Radeon HD 6300 graphics. Under Windows 7, the machine can play full screen 1080p videos on YouTube well with some occasional hiccups, and 720p videos with no problem ...
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ATI and Ctrl+Shift+F11

I have a Radeon HD 6850 and when I push ctrl+shift+f11, it decides to do some really stupid thing and change the colors. Pushing ctrl+shift+f11 does absolutely nothing. Taking a print screen gives me ...
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Radeon 5500 with a Samsung monitor - not getting a full screen?

I am running a Windows 7 machine, with an ATI Radeon HD 5500, and a Samsung SyncMaster P2370MS Monitor. When I use a VGA cable, everything is working fine. But when I use HDMI, the picture is ...
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Is there any obvious reason for a Radeon not work an Intel MB?

I have a Geforce 9600 GSO working with a Intel DP45G (or something like that) and a 730W power supply. When I switch to a Radeon HD 6990 I have no video. The GPU fan is spinning The boot produces ...
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What are Radeon stream processors and SIMD engines?

Top GeForce video cards have 480 GUDA cores (60 multicores by 8 stream each). They are like general purpose CPUs, but with specialized instructions, registers and memory working modes, and are ...
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What happened to my graphics card?

What happened to my graphics card? It happens after a while, and more in QT applications than in GTK. Lines don't disappear after moving the window or hiding it (forcing it to redraw). My ...
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Difference between AMD Catalyst™ Drivers for Radeon™ and AMD Mobility Radeon™ Notebook Drivers

I have a Sony VAIO SVE1513BYNB Laptop. I have installed Windows 8 Enterprise x64. I recently read across the web that outdated drivers will cause PCs to lag. I had downloaded and installed all the ...
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Fixed aspect ratio with ATI Radeon HD 4350 on Windows 7 64-bit

I'm trying to get Windows to preserve the aspect ratio when playing games at low resolutions. I have an ATI Radeon HD 4350 graphics card. Here are my software specs: This is the place in the ...
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“HydraVision Desktop Manager is already running”

On my Windows 7 machine when I use the switch user option to log in as a second user I get a message box with the message "HydraVision Desktop Manager is already running". Everything works fine after ...
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Powering 7970 HD cards. Separated cables or single cables?

I just received my new computer. It has multiple GPUs (XFX 7970 HD). They have two power sockets: a 8 pin socket and a 6 pin socket. Can I power each card with a single power line? My PSU ...
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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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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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Graphic driver not supported in Windows 8

Few days back I installed Windows 8 Pro(32 bit) earlier it was Win7 (32bit). My Desktop configuration is the image I uploaded. The problem is Win8 not detecting my Graphic / Video Card. I didn't ...
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How do Radeon driver version numbers work?

I am having a problem with my Radeon 6950, and attempts to solve it are being made worse by the fact that the driver versioning is so confusing (this is my first Radeon card). I initially installed ...
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Radeon HD 5450 vs Radeon HD 5970

Can I upgrade from one to the next? I have a Dell Studio XPS and I am unsure about power/size constraints.