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

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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 ...
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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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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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Is it possible to upgrade the AMD E-300 APU on a laptop?

I read that this processor is BGA. That would mean that it is soldered to the motherboard? Can an average laptop technician replace it? This processor is very slow, it scores only 600 on the Passmark ...
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Ignore monitor hotplugging events using x11 and an AMD card

I have a triple monitor setup (xorg.conf generated with amdcccle: http://pastebin.com/gWSVEyLa) running on Arch Linux with Xmonad as my window manager. Physically, there is an HDTV off to the left, a ...
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Which processor family should I choose when compiling the kernel for an AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-52 CPU?

I have laptop with AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-52 CPU. Which processor family should I choose when configuring kernel?
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How many 2560x1600 resolution monitors can Eyefinity support?

How many 2560x1600 resolution monitor can Eyefinity support? AMD states it can support up to 6 monitors but they don't state the resolution.
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How many 2560x1440 monitors can an AMD 7000 drive from a single DP port?

How many 2560x1440 monitors can a single AMD 7000 support? e.g. HD 7950? AMD says up to 6 monitors but no word about the max number of monitors at this resolution. edit: My bad, Shinrai is correct. ...
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How to choose a processor for my needs?

uh... I am going to try really hard not make this subjective or in anyway that might be a problem. Ok here is the run down. My current computer is less than a year old and is showing signs that the ...
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How can I connect multiple monitors to one PC? [closed]

I am currently trying to use one PC and 5 separate monitors to display content using a digital signage software. I was told that each monitor will be seen by Windows and given an index number to ...
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Linux Mint 14 ATI RV370 hardware acceleration

I have installed Linux Mint 14 Nadia on a machine with an oldish ATI graphics card the "Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RV370 [Radeon X550]" It used the free drivers on install default and I have ...
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Thinkpad Edge E535 freezing

I bought a new Thinkpad Edge E535. has 4GB of RAMand specs at the bottom of the post. It freezes randomly in Windows Explore and has problems shutting down sometimes. When I shut down the screen turns ...
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the awful switchable graphics: which card am I using when HDMI output?

I currently own a vostro 3560 with the terrible Switchable Graphics technology. It has an ATI 7670M and Intel Graphics 4000, verified via Device Admin, and of course, because I bought it that way. I ...
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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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AMD driver installation kernel header issues

I am having problems getting the AMD linux graphics drivers installed; every time I try to install it errors saying that it cannot find the kernel headers. The current kernel version running is ...
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Driver for RAID-0 TRIM passthrough on AMD southbridge

Intel provides a driver that enables RAID-0 TRIM passthrough for Intel 7 Series chipsets: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?DwnldID=21407 Do you know where AMD provides their driver ...
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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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Linux AMD-FX 8350 temperature monitoring

I’m trying to get the CPU temperature for my AMD-FX8350 on Debian Squeeze. I ran sensors-detect and then sensors, but I only get my motherboard sensors (it8720-isa-0228). There are three temperature ...
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AMD Catalys Control Center only shows CPU & doesn't seem so install graphics driver on Windows 8

I recently noticed some performance issues after moving to Windows 8 and saw that the Catalyst Control Center wasn't working (didn't update it after upgrading to Windows 8). Whenever i manually open ...
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Reinitialize GPU on RADEON HD 7970 under linux

I have got a RADEON HD 7970 sapphire on Debian Squeeze. Since I often use it with running GPU codes, sometimes the performances highly decrease as I test it with "glxgears" tool (I get only 20 FPS in ...
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AMD FX Series: 8 cores or 8 threads in 4 cores?

I've looked at FX-8XXX series processors on Windows, and they show as 4 core, dual-threaded processors. (4 cores w/ 2 threads per core) The processors are advertised as 8-core. Do they actually have ...
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How does one calculate voltages for overclocking? [closed]

So, all I know is voltage and clock have something to do with each other. Unstable if too low voltage Too high voltage, and too much heat. or higher voltage + lower clock may heat less than that ...
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Why does my monitor flicker until I change resolution?

I have one Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2 GB DDR5 Graphics card in my computer. Everything used to work great. One day my friend and I flipped the switch on it to enable overclocking and I overclocked for ...
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Hardware error messages from syslogd

I have a 64-core AMD server running CEntOS on which I was running a long job. In the midst of the output, I see these lines. It appears to be a memory error. How severe is this and what exactly does ...
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Cannot access all of the graphics card memory

I have a ATI Sapphire Radeon HD5830, and I successfully installed the AMD control panel on Linux Debian Wheezy. When I use lspci -vs 04:00.0 I get this output: 04:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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How can I find a list of all SSE instructions? What happens if a CPU doesn't support SSE?

So I've been reading about how processors work. Now I'm on the instructions (SSE, SSE2, etc) stuff. (Which is pretty interesting). I have lot of questions (I've been reading this stuff on Wikipedia): ...
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Is better to buy one Radeon HD 7970 or two Radeon HD 7870? [closed]

The first one cost $400 and the second $200 each one. My computer has a intel ivy bridge i7 processor and 8gb of ram. I want to play games and 3d renderings. What combination is better? 7970 7870 ...
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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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ATI / AMD HIS HD 7870 Graphics card fan speed below 16% / 20% 26%

I bought a AMD / ATI HIS HD 7870 to replace my old HD 4870. I noticed that the fan speed does not scale with the temperature: The fan speed does not get below 28% (read from catalyst / automatic fan ...
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Run AMD Rana 455 CPU without retention bracket securing the heat sink?

I just recently got a 3.3GHz AMD Rana 455 CPU to replace an old X2, but one of the clips on the retention bracket broke off. I have another one ordered, but in the meantime I have some work I need to ...
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Explorer constantly hanging

So I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) an AMD 8150 on an Asus Crosshair V motherboard with all the latest and greatest patches, and I am experiencing frequent Explorer freezes. I've included the ...
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Overclocking the E-350 APU on Linux

Is there any way to over/underclock or change the voltages of the AMD E-350 APU on Linux?
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2 X Graphic cards bridged with CrossFire and 2 Monitors with DVI

Just got new pc with 2 x Gigabyte AMD Radeon HD 7850 cards that are bridged using the included CrossFireX/SLI connector. I have 2 monitors that are exactly the same, and they both have vga connectors ...