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

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How do I change the scaling options in AMD Catalyst Control Center?

I've just switched out my old GTX 470 for a new ASUS Radeon R9 280X and now when I choose the resolution 1920 x 1080 it doesn't fit my 1920 x 1080 monitor. It just doesn't fill up the whole screen and ...
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How can I install OS X on my AMD laptop?

I have hi-end AMD laptop and I want some links about installation of latest OS X OS to it. Is it possible to install OS X to AMD computer? P.S. It's legal in my country (laws have priority over ...
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AMD Catalyst 13.9 installation failure

Earlier today I installed Windows 8.1, and when I wanted to go into Catalyst Control Center, I noticed some odd error of CCC not being able to display options. I then figured I needed a driver update, ...
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got error in amd-radeon driver installation in debian wheezy

i tried to install amd catalyst graphics driver for my HP-Notebook with specifications as follows: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor ...
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AMD switchable graphics are not working OR I don't know how to make them work

I don't know if this is the right place for this question, but I'll give it a shot. I have a Dell Inspiron 17R 5721. It's supposed to be using switchable graphics. It has an Intel HD 4000 and a Radeon ...
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Connecting 5 monitors to graphic card - AMD Radeon HD cards configuration

First of all I am new to this hardware stuff. I have few graphics cards with me: 1x1 AMD Radeon HD 6670 1x2 AMD Radeon HD 6600 1x1 AMD Radeon HD 6450 1x1 AMD Radeon HD 3600 I have my PC setup in ...
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How do I correctly apply thermal paste on a laptop CPU with a small surface area?

I watched several videos on YouTube, went through a lot of overclocking forums and websites, but I am yet to find a "correct" answer to this question. Some agree with the "pea method" where you apply ...
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What's the newest/most powerful processor a AM3+ 880 motherboard supports?

It's an Asrock 880GMH/USB3, I been thinking about getting a more powerful processor, preferably a hexacore since I do a lot of multitasking and I could use the extra 2 cores. Could I get a piledriver ...
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my AMD Phenom II X6 1065T don't activate TurboCore anymore

I have a HP pavillon p7 1044 at home with a AMD Phenom II X6 1065T. ...
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How can I determine if NX is enabled on AMD A6?

How can I determine if the NX bit is enabled? What I am doing right now is trying to run rdmsr, but I get an error: rdmsr:pread: Input/output error This is when I do: rdmsr 0x1a0 The CPU is an ...
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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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Processor pipelining confusion [closed]

After reading how processors use pipelines (from various articles: wikipedia, SU, and other places), I'm a bit confused on certain parts of what I've read, so I would just like to share what I've come ...
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AMD 970 chipset bottlenecks AMD FX Processors by design?

So I was deciding what chipset to go with in my motherboard for an FX Processor when I noticed something weird. All the AMD FX Processors have a 5200MHZ HyperTransport™ bus and yet the 970 chipset ...
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Problems updating HP laptop graphics driver

So since I installed 64 bit Windows 7 on my HP laptop I have problem finding updated drivers for my graphics card. The only driver that works is the old driver I found on HP website My laptop has ...
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Is it possible to install Mac OS X Lion on a laptop having AMD Processor?

I have a laptop with AMD A8 processor, is it possibe to install Mac OS X lion on it using retail DVD ?
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hdmi enabled 3rd monitor goes blank

I am running ubuntu and if I use a solid color background and do not have a window being actively drawn in the viewport on my monitor 3 which is connected via hdmi to an AMD HD68xx card it goes blank. ...
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AMD Switchable graphics don't works

I am encountering a very boring issue for months now. I'm not the only one encountering that problem, but I just can't find any solution. The issue is that my computer is supposed to switch ...
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Arch linux boots into graphical bug with no console access (ATI card)

I installed Arch with gnome 3 yesterday and all was going well. I installed open source video drivers for my card (Radeon HD7770) however the performance was really bad (I could hear my GFX card fan ...
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Comparision between AMD CPUs / performance details list [closed]

I need a list with AMD CPU's to see which is better then which. For example, is A4 better than E1? Why isn't A4 and E1 in this official list? http://products.amd.com/pages/comparison/desktopcpu.aspx ...
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AMD Radeon HD 6700M on Windows 8.1

I have a problem with my notebook. I have just upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, and I got my graphics cards messed up. I have two of them, an integrated Intel one and an external AMD one. I ...
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Resume from hibernate fails 30% of the time if lid is closed

I have a Lenovo Z585 Ideapad which I put into hibernate frequently. When I do it manually, the machine hibernates and resumes successfully. However, if I close the lid, which I have set to Hibernate ...
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Linux Kernel enhancements for specific CPU

I am using Ubuntu since 2009 on notebooks with Intel CPUs. However now, that I am using AMD's FX 6300, I am interested in knowing if there exists anything from Ubuntu (specifically any kernel ...
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Compiling Linux Kernel with headers (AMD FX Piledriver)

I have compiled Linux kernel 3.9.7 for my AMD FX 6300 (with AMD selected as processor vendor during kernel compilation). After the installation, I restarted the system, and found that the ...
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Graphics issue, games and videos running too fast (over accelerated)

Hi I've recently come across an issue I've never encountered before and there just seems to be no way to fix it. I installed Skyrim Legends Edition from Steam, had a quick go of it and everything ...
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Could my CPU be damaged?

This afternoon, I used the tuneup test from the catalyst vision engine control center. It started and my fan was gaining speed, getting to 5000 RPM before my PC instantly shut down. Wondering what ...
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MMLoadDrv apart of Catalyst Control Center? Look suspicious

This loads at startup every once in a while. It looks strange, and it's always the same image in that window, but it's slightly animated. Does anybody know the purpose of this? Can I remove it? I've ...
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What is this? A screen tearing issue? (see the video)

I have a dedicated pc which is running on OpenEmbedded operating system and I am developing an application on this system. The pc has a AMD Radeon 7000 series graphics card on and it hooked up to a ...
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Where do I download the latest ATI Catalyst Mobility for Radeon HD 5470?

Whenever I run the update checker it gives me this error: Further search tells me that it is because the laptop has switchable graphics and my best bet would be to download the drivers directly and ...
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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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Is my mobile AMD card being used?

I have a new Sony E Series Vaio with an intel i5 and an AMD 7xxx mobile card. Despite making sure sure my app (game) is set to High Performance in switchable gfx and choosing high performance power ...
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How to Check the AMD Card Installed on my System (Switchable Graphics)

I have a Dell Laptop and it has the Switchable Graphics Technology in it. I know what it is all about but if I want to check the specs for the AMD card, from where can I check it. If I check it in ...
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BIOS provide incorrect CPU tempatures?

I recently built a new AMD computer. The computer runs great (so I think). I have an after market fan on the processor. I installed a program called Core Temp to monitor CPU usage and temperature. The ...
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AMD Graphics Drivers won't install properly

Windows 8 x64 I have an MSI Frozr II AMD Radeon 7850 2GB. I bought it maybe about two weeks ago and upon installing it I've been having problems with the HDMi audio from it. I have another question ...
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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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Overclocking AMD Sempron +2400

Basically, I wanna ask is there a safe way to overclock the mentioned processor to 2.0Ghz (Stock - 1.67Ghz, Single core). Now it's running @ 1.8Ghz and 1.5something V, as I run it @ 2.0Ghz it becomes ...
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Computer crashed after updating graphics card driver, now I have problems

Have a Radeon 5xxx mobility on a HP notebook. (Not switchable graphics) Today I was updating the AMD driver to the 13.1 mobility driver for Win7 64bit. Then it crashed in the middle and did some ...
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Windows 8 and AMD's Catalyst Control Center 13.1: Crossfire Missing?

I have two ATI Radeon HD 4XXX series video cards on my machine (card 1 and card 2), and I'm running Windows 8 [Version 6.2 (Build 9200)]. I normally run with crossfire disabled, as I have three ...
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What is the CPU Word size?

I have searched everywhere on the internet and i cannot find out how to find the word size of a CPU. Can someone either show me where to look or tell me how to find out. These are the CPU's in ...
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How to force Windows XP to use a particular driver?

I understand in theory how to enable AHCI after having installed windows in IDE mode. I am running into this problem however: the driver provided by Asus for Windows XP Pro x64, AMD AHCI Driver ...
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Windows Server 2012 Video Driver issue on Radeon 6770

I'm missing several options in catalyst control center, clicking detect displays causes CCC to hang. Under the information tab in control center under hardware it says, Device ID, Graphics Bus, ...
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How to force games to use AMD graphics?

I have a HP g6 2004tx laptop, config is : i5 2nd gen processor (2.4 or 2.5 GHz), 4GB RAM, Windows 7 Ultimate and an AMD Radeon 7670m with 2GB memory. However, a lot of games use the Intel HD Graphics ...
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Slow graphics drivers in windows 8 with AMD 6650M

I just upgraded my laptop (Acer Aspire 7750g with AMD Radeon 6650M 2Gb graphics card) to Windows 8, and since my old drivers were incompatible, I downloaded the latest drivers from the Acer website. ...
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Switched AMD to Intel - need drivers; can't boot far enough to add drivers

OK - need some suggestions from Windows-savvy folks. I have changed the motherboard & CPU on a personal desktop system. In these days of motherboards with Everything included, that means I have ...
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Expected Operating temperature for a FX-8350 with stock cooler

I've looked and looked and haven't been able to find good information one way or another. Nothing published by AMD nor information in other forums that match my criteria (non-OC, stock cooler). I ...
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Crossfire different graphic cards [duplicate]

Is it possible to crossfire different cards? Like a Radeon 6950 and a Radeon 7970?
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Three instances of AMD HD7560D are shown in Windows 7

I have embedded graphics on an AMD A8 processor running on Windows 7 Pro Media Center, it shows up as HD7560D. When I use the AMD control for graphics in the hidden Windows 7 icons (in the tray) it ...
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Discrete Graphics Card not performing as expected with CPU with on board graphics

I have a AMD Radeon 7750 GPU. I recently upgraded my motherboard and CPU. The new motherboard has an AMD Radeon 3000 on it. I am not sure whether the AMD 7750 card it taking priority over the AMD ...
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Gateway MX6440 CPU Upgrade

I have received an a Gateway MX6440 laptop as a freebie, but I'm interested in upgrading its AMD Turion 64 ML-32 (socket 754) to something faster (and more cache). I know the range of processors that ...
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What is AMD FUEL service?

I found it on my new AMD APU (E2-1800) based notebook. What services it provides, any reason I should keep it ON? Since notebook have an APU I can't even tell is this service corresponds to integrated ...
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AMD CCC and best 3D performace

Which settings in the AMD Vision Engine Control Center does heavily affect 3D rendering performance? This is what i have in the "Gaming->3D Application Settings" section: I'm aiming to alter only ...