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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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How to stop switchable graphics from switching to high-power GPU when charging the laptop?

I've an Acer laptop with Windows 7 64 bit and an ATI Radeon HD 6550M Graphics card. Whenever I connect the power to charge the battery it automatically switches to the high-power GPU (ATI) instead of ...
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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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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 to turn off ATI adapter on Acer Timeline 4810G with ubuntu 9.10

I can't turn off my ATI adapter. I have applied the fix, but still lspci | grep VGA gives 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller ...
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Intel hd or Mobility Radeon? [closed]

I have decided to get a new Dell Studio 15 laptop. They have an option of adding a "ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4570, 512MB" card for an extra $100 instead of the included "Intel HD Graphics" card. How ...
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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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Which driver for “ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650” in a laptop?

We have some HP laptops here that comes equipped with a video card that identifies itself as "ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650", like this one. However, which drivers do we choose? As far as we can tell, ...
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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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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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How do I know If my ATI Raedon display adapter has gone bad?

I have ATI Mobility Raedon HD 5470 in my sony vaio laptop and it was running with old driver. My laptop was little bit slow so I decided to install the latest version of that and I went to ATI ...
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Thinkpad W500 ATI Card Failing to Start on Windows 7 64-Bit

Here's my setup: Thinkpad W500 ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 Running the latest Win7 drivers from ATI v 8.632.1.2000 (Aug. 17th!) Windows 7 Ultimate Edition Clean install. In the device manager I'm ...