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

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AMD Dual-Core Optimizer Installed with Windows updates

So i was checking Windows updates and i found this AMD Dual-Core Optimizer with other normal Windows 8.1 updates.I was surprised as i have an Intel 4790k CPU and Nvidia Geforce GTX 970 GPU. Nothing on ...
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How to disable the IDE controller on this Asrock AMD motherboard?

I have this motherboard with AMD 710 southbridge: Asrock 980DE3/U3S3 R2.0. I no longer use the IDE/PATA controller, therefore i’d like to disable it to free system resources. I can see the options to ...
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Apple G5 Heatsink on AM3 mobo?

I've been looking to replace my PhenomII 965be's stock heatsink, and my old G5's massive heatsink has drawn my attention. Do you think it would somehow be possible or am I going too far? my mobo: ...
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Multiple HDDs hanging constantly

I have an AMD Windows 7 system which has its OS on an SSD, and until previously had a single 4TB HDD as a data drive. I never had an issue with that drive until I installed a second 4TB drive and put ...
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What graphics driver should I get from AMD if I have an R9 290 and an AMD A10-5800K APU

So I recently got a ASUS AMD R9 290 with 4GB GDDR5 memory and when I installed the driver from the disk it caused my windows 10 installation to become completely unusable (it would just hang when ...
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VMWare workstation 11 on Windows 10 with Radeon 290 dual screen bad performance

I discovered a strange behavior in VMWare workstation since upgrading to Windows 10. My Radeon 290 goes to 2D clocks (300 MHz) and remains there. If I set a guest to full screen the desktop experience ...
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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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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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Do I need to turn off cool n quiet and/or C6 when changing CPU speed/voltage?

I plan to undervolt my 860K and maybe overclock it just a little to get better efficiency (performance per Watt). I know I need to turn off APM and turbo mode when I do that. How about cool n quiet ...
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GPU Compare (AMD R9 390x and AMD R9 FURY X)

I've come upon some graphics cards and could not figure out some of the details I found about them. I have some basic understanding but appear to be lacking in this specific area. I've come to a ...
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Debian temporary enable/disable 2nd monitor

I'm running Debian jessie. I have installed ati drivers. I can enable/disable 2nd monitor in amdcccle. But it require reboot. I use 2nd monitor rarely. Anyway to enable/disable 2nd monitor without ...
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DDR3-2400 and FM2+ motherboards

So for use with my APU I bought two sticks of fast RAM and I noticed when using a price comparison site that either not all FM2+ boards support this memory or not all manufacturers mention ...
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New Kaveri build freezes in bios and windows (memtest ok)

I just finished building my pc: CPU: A8-7650k RAM: GSKILL 8gb 2400mhz (2×4gb) MB: Gigabyte F2a88xm-d3h (rev 3.1) PSU: an old one Whenever I go into Bios after max 1 minute the pc freezes. Before ...
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How does high performance mode work?

When do ATI cards go into high performance mode? How does it work and what triggers it? Does it know that I'm playing a game that requires it or does it kick in, in the middle of a game if there's a ...
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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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Installing AMD GPU drivers slows my Windows 8.1 system to a crawl

I have a Windows 8.1 system and an AMD HD Radeon 7970 graphics card that appears to work fine (it plays modern games without issue). I've used the up-to-date AMD drivers for some time, updating them a ...
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Is there a way to run apps/games only on discrete card of full amd laptop?

Subj. Dual graphics disabled. Windows power mode - high performance. Same in AMD Vision Engine CC's PowerPlay. Drivers was installed in "recommended" sequence - chipset and all other - first, ...
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Use Nvidia GPU as primary video output and AMD GPU as OpenCL on arch

How can I use my nvidia Titan X as my main video output with proprietary driver and an AMD Fury X as a OpenCL card? Is it possible to have Catalyst and Nvidia proprietary driver installed at the same ...
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AMD Kaveri + dedicated graphics card

I have red an article about an AMD technology used in A series Kaveri processors called HSA In few words they make processors with GPU cores, and HSA is basically a technology that makes the GPU ...
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Where to get proper AMD drivers?

Where can I get proper AMD drivers for my laptop, I download the driver from AMD website manually and via the Auto-Detect program but, it doesn't work, an error appears saying that the program is not ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 + AMD,purple screen when booting after install,stuck at initramdisk

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a Seagate expansion drive. I tried booting it up from my machine, but it hangs (and I waited over 30 mins, just to be sure). I tried using the drive from an Intel based ...
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Graphics card suddenly stopped working(Fan is working) [closed]

I just replaced my motherboard because my other motherboard was broken. I bought a new CPU, ram and motherboard. It all went good until my CPU was getting very hot (My post). Suddenly when i was ...
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steam wont launch after driver update

recently acquired wolfenstein:the old blood in the steam sale and upon startup it recommended I update my graphics card driver. I opened the device manager, updated my card, came back to steam and ...
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New computer freezes

Today I built a new computer with an AMD FX-9590. Installation and upgrading of ubuntu went fine. Then i wanted to render with blender. After some time the system froze. During reboot it froze again. ...
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Troubleshooting AMD graphics card w/ artifacts and BSODs

I am running a fully updated copy of Windows 7 Ultimate on a self-built PC with AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0 gHz CPU with 8.0 GB RAM and a discrete AMD Radeon HD 5570 graphics card. A problem I've been ...
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Does temporarily removing the fan from the heatsink void AMD’s warranty?

I needed to RMA my newly-bought motherboard, so that meant removing the CPU and HSF. Now i need to clean the remnants of thermal goop from the CPU and heatsink in order to put the new one afterward, ...
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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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Artifact Flickering with new hardware install?

I just updated my motherboard, CPU and ram today and installed all drivers (I kept my video card as its still a good card). Everything works fine except games (specifically Borderlands 2, Divinity: ...
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Could this PC handle more than 16gb of ram?

Ideally, I'd like to install 32GB on this machine, if possible can someone suggest? I've seen two different 'limits' mentioned 8GB and 16GB but others suggest if the OS is 64bit and the board has the ...
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Install two sets of different graphic card drivers

So this is temporary but I need to use both on-board and dedicated GPU but the latest AMD Omega Drivers don't work with my on-board GPU since it's older. It is possible to install two different sets ...
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What is the recent solution to deal with screen tearing on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm using the latest version of AMD proprietary driver. When I move any window, it is tearing. There are lots of thread and solutions about this issue. Some of them is out of date. As you know, ...
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Target CPU temperature for AMD FX processor

I have got an AsRock 980DE3/U3S3 R2.0 motherboard with the FX-6300 procesor. I am using the stock cooler. What is the recommended target temperature to set in the fan speed control in BIOS?
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Is there any detriment to using an AMD processor alongside an Nvidia GPU?

Every single sales person or computer "expert" I have encountered has advised against doing a combo like this but I have bought a GTX 560 and an AMD FX-6100 and they worked fine for 5 years so far. Is ...
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Why am I exceeding my VRAM limit in my games and not suffering from dramatic frame rate drops?

Just like my other question, this isn't by any means a problem I'm complaining about, this is just something I want to know the secret behind. System Specifications CPU: AMD A10-6790K 4.0 ...
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How to upgrade max screen resolution on Ubuntu

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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Incorrect CPU temp on AMD A10-7850 APU (Kaveri) on Ubuntu Linux 3.16 kernel

My machine has an AMD A10-7850K APU which runs very nicely. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 when it was released, however it launched with the 3.13 kernel which did not have official support for Kaveri ...
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Use a Video Card (GeForce 9800GT) and a AMD 5150 processor with Radeon R3

I have a GeForce 9800GT video card, I use it for over a year with my old Intel powered machine. But my processor died so I bought a new processor (APU AMD Athlon 5150) and a new MB (ASRock AM1B-M). ...
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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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Set PWM on AMD GPU on Ubuntu

I used Windows for years and I haven't eye strain while using LCD. Now, I started using Ubuntu and after 10 minutes I have eye strain. So I tried to change ClearType, but it didn't help. I found ...
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New AMD R9 270X GPU isn't recognized by Windows 7 x64 - UPDATED

I just bought a Sapphire Radeon R9 270X graphics card and installed it. The installer on the driver installation CD it came with only shows this list of compatible cards though - it doesn't include ...
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ESXi 5.5 on unlisted AMD A10 6800K possible?

I've done some initial googling.. and found AMD's A10 6800K supports virtualization via AMD-V. I'd like to install ESXI 5.5 on a USB thumbdrive to drive two+ VM's running Lubuntu. Has anyone seen ...
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Two GPU's - one for rendering the game, and one for driving the display [duplicate]

Ok so in my computer I have two GPU's. One of them is the higher performance AMD GPU (which I want to use to render games) and the other is an old low-end NVIDIA GPU which I use to run my monitor ...
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disable driver signature check while installing windows 7 [duplicate]

is there any possibility where i can disable the default driver signature check while WINDOWS 7 Instalation?. My problem is that: i had bought an asus mobo with inbuilt AMD raid card and i want to ...
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Display corruption when switching virtual terminals in Linux

I run Fedora (currently version 16, but this problem has been around a while) and occasionally when I switch virtual terminals (VTs) the new VT shows a corrupted version of some data that was ...
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system thread exception not handled - upgraded graphics driver and now can't view photos

I have a relatively new HP Pavilion laptop with AMD Radeon A6-6310 graphics. My computer would randomly give me a BSOD with the error message "System Thread Exception not handled" while watching ...
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Interesting RAM hardware Issue

I am having an odd issue with my desktop computer. I have 8 GB of installed system memory, (MSI 990FXA-GD80 Mobo and AMD FX-6300 CPU) and occasionally, usually after changing settings in BIOS and ...
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Cannot get monitor to use new Displayport cable

Have a Dell Ultrasharp24 Monitor - U2412M monitor. have new Lenovo PC with a AMD Radeon HD 8570 Graphics card which has 2 O/P's VGA and HDMI. I am trying to use a HDMI cable with a short cable ...
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What's the difference between a AM3, FM1 or FM2 AMD processor?

I am thinking about upgrading my computer, and my PC store offers three different branches of AMD processors: AM3, FM1, FM2. Which technical differences do those branches have? Is FM1 obsolete (by ...
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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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Does adding more RAM affect the frame rate in games? [closed]

I have a laptop that has an AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics running Windows 8.1 (64 bit). It currently has 4GB RAM installed. When I play "Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012)", I get a ...