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

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Catalyst Control Center Stops working when graphic card is being used

It's been a while since i have this problem with my system. whenever i use programs (except Games) that somehow use Hardware Acceleration such as Browsers, Video Converters, Photoshop etc, my screen ...
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Update AMD HD Radeon 7670m graphics card on HP laptop

I cannot get my AMD card to update to the new 14.4 Catalyst driver. I have an HP laptop that is only a year or so old with a Core i7 processor and an HD 7670m graphics card. What could be causing ...
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Cannot get Ubuntu 13.10 to work with AMD Catalyst 13.12 - black screen

I have installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 x64 and AMD Catalyst 13.12. When booting up, I see the Ubuntu logo splash screen for a second, then it just goes to a black screen. I am using the R9 290x ...
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R9 280X crashing

So, I'm running a mining Rig with 3 Gigabyte R9 280X's. I'll start by listing the hardware/software: Hardware CPU: AMD Athlon X3 Motherboard: ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z Video Card: 3 Gigabyte R9 ...
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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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What is the difference between Nvidia's G-SYNC and AMD's FreeSync?

I recently read about Nvidia's G-SYNC technology and it sounds pretty cool! Their solution seemed quite elegant to me. That is, until I read about AMD's FreeSync technology. The main difference I ...
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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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Is my Corei7 Running too hot?

I purched a gaming comupter from avatar This one It randomly started shutting itself off out of nowhere. I checked it's temps using speedfan and temp2 is 127C. Basically it shows a fire icon beside ...
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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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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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Horizontal lines flash randomly over laptop display

I have a 2 year old laptop. The model is Sony Vaio SVE1511W1EB. I never encountered any serious problems with it until now. However, last week I plugged a beamer into the laptop and did a Powerpoint ...
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AMD APU integrated graphics - do calculations conflict with video?

An APU beginner question - let's say I have AMD "Kaveri" APU with integrated GPU cores, but NO discrete video card. Can I use these GPU cores for calculations (via OpenCL)? If yes, what part of the ...
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Crossfire R7 260X with R9 270X?

A friend bought me a R7 260X to use with my PC. Long story short, it wasnt powerful enough for my needs and so I went and got an R9 270X that is performing much better. I have dual PCI-E slots in my ...
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failed AMD Radeon 5XXX graphic card

At the beginning..,I installed windows 8 with defined graphics card amd successfully After several days, and after running the store and download some software and games, began to show lines on the ...
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One cpu core working harder than the rest

I have seen that with my AMD A8 cpu one of the cores is working harder than the rest. See below: The running processes: Does any one know if this is a problem or just a natural assurance.
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Do I need an external graphics adapter to use AMD X4 740 on FM2+ motherboards? [closed]

I thought I didn't need any graphics adapter because of built-in GPU. When I installed the CPU, pc didn't boot/beep. Now I see I need an extra graphics card and AMD X4 740 is not an APU, it's a ...
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video and graphic option missing in amd catalyst control center

I was struggling with an issue of catalyst control center could not be started there are currently no setting that can be configured using AMD CCC. So I contacted Dell CC and he sent me a link to ...
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AMD Clean Uninstall Utility Deleted ALL AMD drivers. Mouse and Keyboard Completely Unresponsive

So I tried updating to Catalyst 14.4 Beta from Catalyst 14.3 Beta, which just came out today. For some reason the screen went black, with a command line cursor blinking on the top left. It was there ...
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Validate CPU virtualization support on Windows 7

On Windows 7 hosts, how do I validate that CPU virtualization support such as AMD-V or VT-x is enabled without rebooting the machine and installing additional or third-party software. In that case, ...
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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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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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What alternative methods are available for overclocking?

I'm aware that overclocking software isn't exactly the best way to overclock your hardware, but I am not sure what else to do. I have a HP computer, which has HP's BIOS which eliminates a possibility ...
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CPU lost a core?

I have a quad core processor. AMD Phenom II x4 965 3.4 MHz Which is about a year old. It has never been overheated and has never really been stressed for any long periods of time. I don't think I've ...
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Artifacting ever since I updated to catalyst 14.4

I recently updated to the Catalyst 14.4 drivers and it was fine for about a day then while I was playing a game, my entire screen was artifacting. I alt-tabbed thinking it was just the game but I was ...
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Graphics Card vs Integrated Graphics on CPU

How does performance vary from dedicated graphics card vs graphics built into a chip like AMD A10-6800K Richland 4.1GHz (4.4GHz Turbo) Socket FM2 100W Quad-Core Desktop Processor - Black Edition AMD ...
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CPU compatibility with GA-78LMT-S2P

I've been considering upgrading my CPU (currently an AMD FX-4100), but I'm a little unsure how I can identify which models will be compatible with my motherboard (GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-S2P, rev 5.0). ...
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AMD Phenom 2 x4 955 Pin out

I broke 2-3 pins of my AMD Phenom 2 x4 955 Black Edition. Now, I am trying to find its pin configuration. I cant get its pin out or its data sheet. Please Help. I tried using a copper wire. I ...
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How to stop windows resizing when the monitor display channel is turned off / switched to different source

Have a new 6870 ati radeon adapter with its drivers set to 1080p 60hz resolution hooked up to a 2008 47" high end Samsung HDMI based TV. However, when the tv is turned to a different hdmi input ...
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Why does AMD CPU temp in BIOS creep up to shutdown/crash but temp ok under OS?

ASRock FM2A75PRO4, A10 5800K. Watched CPU temp in bios for a while to check that heatsink was seated properly with even contact to CPU for heat transfer. Temp started at typical idle (30 Celsius), ...
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Why does the same RAM chip benchmark 2x faster on Intel CPUs?

Compare memorybenchmark.net's benchmarks for the "Kingston KHX2133C11D3/4GX 4GB" chip in the read uncached ddr3 intel vs read uncached ddr amd benchmarks. The Intel speed is listed at 14,881 MB/s , ...
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Does any motherborad and CPU fit in normal cabinets

I have this Computer cabinet It had Core 2 Quad Q600 processor Intel MB 975xbx2 motherboard As that MB has only 8gb Max RAM so i thought i need to replace the MB and processor to get more RAM. so ...
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AMD black flicker every now and then

using and AMD APU(A8-6600K) I get occasional screen flickers. sometimes it happens 5 times in 10 minutes, sometimes it happens once every hour or so. the interval is unpredictable and the flash only ...
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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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Cannot see GUI when trying to install AMD Catalyst

I am trying to install the amd driver for linux.When I run the .run file the GUI appears without any of the text for the widgets being available.
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Dual display using onboard and PCI-E Video card

I have an ECS A790GXM-AD3 Motherboard with a AMD Phenom II X3 and a XFX Ati R7 240 video card. I have 2 VGA monitors that I want to configure in extended desktop and the video card doens't support the ...
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How to re-enable AMD Turbo Core

I have Sony Vaio Fit 15e (Canadian model around May 2013) with AMD A10-5745M, 2.10 GHz quad core. Because of AMD Turbo Core, the CPU runs upto 2.70 GHz when plugged in, but the problem is that if I ...
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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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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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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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Graphics card not working even with the latest drivers?

I have a new laptop Acer Travelmate P-255 MG which had linpus Linux on it, and has a graphics card: Name: AMD Radeon 8750M Vendor ID: 1002 Devicde ID: 6600 I installed Windows 7 x64 on it, and I ...
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AMD Phenom II x4 940 Black edition Pinout?

So I got an AMD Phenom II x4 940 Black Edition. The number on it is HDZ940XCJ4DGI. It uses an AM2+ socket. I think the important part is the socket, but I'm not sure. I'm trying to find the power and ...
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Windows 7 x64 3.2Gb RAM usable instead of 4Gb installed [duplicate]

I have two questions that bothers me, and for which I couldn't find an adequate answers here. This is my laptop's configuration: HP Probook 455 G1 (Windows 7 Ultimate x64) AMD A8-4500M - 1.96Ghz ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7670M driver installation in fedora 19

I have a AMD Radeon HD 7670M in my laptop and am trying to install the driver for it. When I do a normal installation i get the following error, Your graphics card is not supported by this ...
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What do I need to know before upgrading the CPU of a laptop?

I have an AMD laptop, which has AMD APU (e1-2500). I don't really like the speed of it and would love to upgrade to faster APU. There are some AMD APUs available in ebay. So the question is: What do ...
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AMD Catalyst Overdrive worry [closed]

Last night, I explored catalyst and found this feature called Overdrive. I checked the box and raised the following parameters I raised the clock speeds by 200mhz for both gpu and memory. I also ...
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Broken UAC, cant edit File/folders or change settings in user account

It appears that UAC is broken cant move/delete some file/folders, when asked to use administrative right (and say yes) it shows the loading bar and then nothings gets moved/deleted, no error ...
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Quad-CPU vs Dual-CPU AMD performance difference [closed]

important note: in this text - CPU is a CPU (processor, physical object) and CORE is a CORE (invisible, inside cpu)... Quad-CPU systems are expensive, and there is not so many information about them. ...
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Will a phenom x6 Thuban fit in a K10N78M Pro?

TL;DR Will a phenom x6 Thuban fit in a K10N78M Pro? Or Will an AM2+ socket with AM3 support, yet doesn't list the specific model CPU support it as long as very similar models are also stated as ...
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Notebook Hybrid Graphic on external monitor

I got an Dell Vostro notebook with AMD Hybrid Graphic. I want to play games on an external monitor, but the problem is, that if you connect an external monitor the notebook uses always the integrated ...
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Trouble installing an AMD CPU to socket G34 motherboard

I have the following supermicro motherboard which I am having some issues installing a CPU into. The CPU is as follows Opteron 6386 SE Part Number OS6386YETGGHK 6300-series "Abu Dhabi" (32 nm) The ...