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OpenGL 4 software with ATI mobility radeon?

I am attempting a purchase of a laptop, that has ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 video card. Usually, I only saw OpenGL being installed with Nvidia video cards drivers. I would like to know, if I can ...
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Issue with Graphics Performance after Upgrading to Windows 8.1. Using Radeon HD6700M

I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1, and after doing so I noticed extremely poor performance when gaming, where as when on windows 8 I was facing no issues. I have downloaded and installed AMD ...
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External monitor flickering via Displayport

Problem When I try to connect the monitor to the portable through a Displayport cable, the monitor immediately starts flickering. Sometimes it even turns black for a few seconds. When I try the same ...
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OSX Mac SnowLeopard Bootcamp Windows7 ATI Radeon 6750 black screen upon startup after installing Mountain Lion

I updated my MacBookPro to Mountain Lion from Snow Leopard a while ago and hadn't tested going into Bootcamp for quite some time. I recently did and found the much talked about 'black screen of death' ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550 Graphic Card desktop equivalent?

Game's and program's system requirements are always based on desktop versions and therefore laptop users are somewhat left behind since the laptop version (ATI Mobility branch, for e.g.) perform worse ...
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3 extra pins on laptop S-Video output

My friend is not very experienced with electronics and computers, so he asked me how to connect his old HP Compaq nc8430 laptop to his TV. The nc8430 has an ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 with one 7-pin ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series - Windows 8 - 1920x1200 resolution

I bought new monitor Samsung SyncMaster S24B420, connected via VGA (which have 1920x1200 60Hz native resolution) And I have problem that in Windwos 8 I can set only 1600x1200 as maximal resolution. I ...
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Enabling AMD Catalyst Driver in Windows 8 causes Laptop display to be turned off

I have a 2010 HP Envy 14 which has a hybrid Intel HD IGP/ AMD 5650 Discrete GPU running on Windows 8. Off late, my laptop has had problems overheating, which was a result of the system fan not ...
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AMD discrete GPU doesn't work, only the motherboard integrated graphics does [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I ensure my Samsung Series 7 is actually using the Radeon switchable graphics? I recently installed Windows 8 on my Samsung Series 7 laptop. It's working ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: ATI Mobility Radeon X1300 drivers

I am new to linux. I would like my machine to make full use (perfomance wise) of the x1300, but I am not sure how/and which drivers to install. Doing lspci -nn | grep VGA gives me: 01:00.0 VGA ...
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What are these weird graphical artifacts?

I have a Samsung Series 7 laptop. It has the hybrid Radeon 6750M/Intel graphics. I've been getting weird artifacts sometimes now. They even happen in Lubuntu (in VirtualBox). It sort of looks like it ...
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Force full-screen scaling on a Radeon-powered laptop

I've got a Packard Bell laptop with a Radeon 5650 card. The desktop resolution is 1600x900. Windows 7 SP1 x64. I like older games. They often have resolutions like 800x600 or 640x480. When I run ...
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Can I install this WDM driver in Windows 98? [closed]

According to the Wikipedia article about WDM drivers they should be compatible with Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Xp, Windows Vista, Windows7, Windows 8 etc... I need a WDM driver for my graphics ...
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How to install ATI Radeon 3650 driver on Windows 8 RTM, pre-release?

Windows 8 comes with an AMD/ATI driver, but it fails at openGL. (Well, and at 3D too.) So I wanted to install an official AMD driver, but it's not that simple. AMD dropped the support for ...
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How to Disable Discrete Graphics on HP ProBook 4520s

I am using HP ProBook 4520s and have ATI Mobility Radeon whose graphics card doesn't support Ubuntu. Infact, it produces more heat and consumes a lot of battery which causes system usually hangs. I ...
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Graphical login does not start properly at boot time after upgrade from Squeeze to Wheezy

At boot time, KDM (or XDM or LightDM) fails with Xorg error: no screens found. But a manual restart using service kdm restart seems to fix it. Xorg errors [ 17.551] (II) Module fbdevhw: ...
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Force driver update on a mobility radeon graphic

This is a tricky one. It is related to users with laptop from Sony or Toshiba with an ATI Radeon card (in my case mobility radeon HD 4650) with windows 7. Sometimes you may want newer driver for your ...
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How can I ensure my Samsung Series 7 is actually using the Radeon switchable graphics?

I have a Samsung Series 7 with the Radeon 6750M switchable graphics. The ATI software lets you force programs to use the dedicated card. However, I'm not convinced it is actually ever using it, as the ...
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Can't install graphics driver on Asus A44H with AMD Radeon HD 6470M

I have an Asus A44H laptop with a AMD Radeon HD 6470M. When I'm trying to install the graphics driver, it says that my computer does not contain a proper graphics adapter.
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AMD Graphics Driver Weird Frame Drop and Update Issue

I have last year bought an HP dv7 Pavillion notebook but due to personal problems I was not able to get my hands on it up until last year's December. It's an i5, has a ATI Radeon HD Mobility 5650 ...
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Any Catalyst driver for ATi Mobility Radeon HD 2300 on Win 7 32b?

For more than 6 months, I've had this problem. I can't seem to find a display driver for my ATi Mobility Radeon HD 2300 specific for the Windows 7 32bit. I don't necessarily need official drivers.. ...
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Toshiba - ATI graphic card update with ATI driver

I have Toshiba A200 and ATI Radeon HD 2600 graphic card. I need to work OpenGL 3.0 or above versions. ATI released a driver which runs OpenGL 3.1 with my graphic card. However when I tried to ...
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Does Chrome include ANGLE for WebGL?

I would like to try out WebGL on a laptop with an ATI Mobility Radeon 9000, WinXP/32, DirectX 9.0c. Some time ago I have gotten it to work with Firefox and software rendering. However, I heard ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500 - Support OpenCL or not?

I wanted to run Folding@Home on my laptop. I downloaded version 6.41 which supports GPGPU for ATI with the r_700 switch. It seemd too work slow so I took a look with GPU-Z and I was puzzled. ATI ...
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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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How much does video card benchmark improve…? [closed]

How much does a graphic card benchmark improve after six to twelve months on the market? An example, currently ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 is better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M. However, I have ...
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Latest Catalyst drivers on a Sony VAIO (Windows 7 64-bit)

Is there a way to install the latest Catalyst drivers on my Sony VAIO (VGN-SR21M, Mobility Radeon HD 3450)? The ATI installer refuses to install it. The AMD website states that for Sony VAIO notebooks ...
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Screen flickering in dark areas in Ubuntu

Starting with Ubuntu 10.04 I have flickering in darker areas of the screen with my HP Compaq nc6400 notebook. This happens with Ubuntu 10.04 with 32-bit as well as with 64-bit default installation (no ...
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Limitations on ATI Mobility graphics cards?

I'm buying a laptop from Dell(http://www.dell.com/content/topics/segtopic.aspx//inspiron-14r?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&~oid=us~en~29~inspiron-14r-anav3~~&redirect=1, scroll down to see ...
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What graphic card drivers to install in Ubuntu 10.04?

I have an ATI Mobility Radeon 4650 HD graphics card. And I have upgrated to Ubuntu 10.04 What drivers should I install for my graphics card?
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can't disable anti-aliasing on second monitor on Vista (Lenovo ThinkPad T500 2055)

I've got a new ThinkPad T500 2055 with Vista SP2 and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650. I just extended my desktop to an external monitor, and I can't figure out how to disable font anti-aliasing on the ...
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How is the mobility Radeon HD 4670 by today's standards? [closed]

I've been reading some reviews, and they seem to be pretty positive for the price, but they all seem to come from early 2008. Is the 4670 still a decent card today? It's the only card offered on the ...
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Radeon HD 3670 on Dell XPS16 laptop. Are 3 monitors possible?

The laptop, which is relatively new, has 2 outputs (HDMI and analog) plus the built-in screen. Has anyone done this before? Will AMD / ATI's new drivers that support the 5xxx series maybe bring ...
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Maximize windows

I have a dual-screen setup, and I would like to configure it so that when I maximize a program, it only maximize on one screen instead of both. I have ubuntu 9.04 aka Jaunty Jackalope, amd64 ...
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Is there analog of aticonfig --set-powerstate for open source radeon driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 9.04 on relatively old laptop with ATI Mobility x600 inside. On the last version of Ubuntu, when I was able to run proprietary fglrx driver, I was able to slow down graphic card by ...
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What are the differences between the ATI Mobility Radeon 3470 and the ATI Mobility FireGL V5250?

I'm considering getting a new laptop soon (probably once Windows 7 comes out), and I'm looking at the Lenovo T400 series, which has the ATI Mobility Radeon 3470 graphics card. Everything else is a ...