ATI (now part of AMD) make graphics cards for desktop and laptop computers.

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fglrx-legacy-driver not seeing Radeon HD 4650 AGP

I am running Debian Squeeze on an old Dell Dimension 8300 box. It has an AGP Radeon HD 4650 card. I use this machine to mine bitcoins, and today I noticed that the machine had rebooted! My precious ...
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Acer Aspire 3820TG video card driver issue for Windows 8 Pro

The model for Acer laptop is ATI mobility Radeon 5650. I am using Windows 8 Pro from MSDN. It was working fine until two days ago when Microsoft pushes an update. After the update, my video card ...
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How can I reset ATI GPU's to factory settings on Xubuntu?

These cards have been severely overclocked and now I want to just reset to whatever settings the factory used. How can I do that via Xubuntu?
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Unhandled thread exception in atikmdag.sys when switching users (BSOD)

I'm experiencing a BSOD. The issue is an unhandled thread exception in atikmdag.sys. That's part of my ATI video drivers. I can consistently reproduce the issue by switching users or by connecting to ...
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Changing ati graphics setting into a batch file

I want to change my saturation level to zero and again to default but I can do it manually by going to ati catalyst center. Since, I want to do it regularly I need some batch file code or program ...
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Nvidia GPU for PhysX (main GPU is ATI) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PhysX with ATI + NVidia cards in same computer my main video card is ATI 6850, but I also want hardware PhysX (Borderlands 2 look much better with it enables, just that ...
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Excruciatingly slow graphics on Windows 8?

Not sure if this is the right place to ask, but for most of the past year that I've been testing Windows 8, I haven't been able to play games. When I was on the Developer Preview it was working until ...
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ATI Firepro v4800 3 monitor support

I have an interesting, yet very frustrating problem. I have two computers, both running win7 32 bit, and both with ATI Firepro V4800 graphics cards. Both are using the DVI port and two DP to DVI ...
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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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(ATI Driver Issue) My Mouse Disappears During Game Menu Screens

I have had this problem since I got this computer in the first place. I have made due mostly by using my other computer for games, or finding games where this doesn't happen. Essentially in most games ...
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amd gpu but display on intel integrated graphics

On my Ubuntu 12.04 I connected my monitor to the onboard intel graphics. I'd like to use my ati radeon 6770 for opencl tasks (e.g. bitcoin mining). So far I couldn't figure out how to get the ati ...
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What's the minimum PCSX2 requirements for running PS2 games smoothly? [closed]

I have tested the same game on 2 pc's GRAN TURISMO 3 and sometimes Gran turismo 4 First PC Core 2 Duo E7300 2.66 overclocked at 3.1 GHz (safe) it has 3mb of L2 Radeon hd 4650 Pretty ok graphics ...
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Ati drivers using too much RAM and CPU

I re-installed Windows 7 a few days ago on my computer and I've noticed that the Ati drivers are using too much RAM and CPU. There have been instances where ccc.exe would use around 4-5GB of RAM out ...
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ATI Radeon 2400 no colors

I just got the ATI Radeon 2400 on Windows 7 and there are no colors showing ! only blue (I guess) and black. What can be the problem ?
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HDMI with ATI graphics and MB sound. Discrete sound card have any value?

Two questions: With ATI video cards and HDMI, how much sound processing is handled my the video card itself? Would a discrete sound card using the same HDMI setup have any noticeable effect on ...
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Toshiba Satellite A305-S6861 Display Problems

Well this is the first Laptop I have ever worked on with a dedicated video card. So, there is no video going to the laptops monitor or to an external. Ripped it apart found the gpu and now am stuck. ...
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AMD Vision Engine Control Center (CCC) spontaneously breaks and will not run after that without full reinstall

I am running AMD FX system with Radeon 5800 HD video card, on Win7 x64 system. I have had problems with Catalyst Control Center for awhile, when it runs and shows a blank white window with nothing in ...
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Windows 7/ATI graphics: GPU fan speeds up when display goes into sleep mode

I am using Windows 7 Professional 64-bit with an ATI Radeon HD 4870 video card with latest drivers (Catalyst 12.4). In normal desktop Windows use, the fan of my video card powers down and is so quiet ...
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Adding dual monitor settings to xorg.conf.d

I have Ubuntu Studio 12.04 Precise Pangolin with XFCE as its default desktop. My old HIS ATI Radeon 9250 graphics card was adding red crud across the screen with the generic driver, but downloading ...
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Multiple HDMI Audio Devices in Windows 7

Question: How do I determine which audio capable display gets sound when I chose "HDMI Audio Device" from Playback Devices? Desired End Result: A three monitor setup with a TV being a clone of one of ...
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HDMI audio disappears when the TV is turned off and on

I have a new HTPC build (it's running Windows 7 Ultimate x64) and it has a ATI Radeon 6450 as graphics card. When I boot the PC, everything works fine. However, when the TV is turned off and then ...
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HP Pavillion G4 series [ switchable graphics ]

I have 2 graphics adaptors installed -Intel HD Family Graphics & ATI radeon 6470 1G By default my notebook is using the Intel HD grapics but I want to permanently use the ATI radeon.I want to ...
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How can I fix a computer with BIOS settings that prevent it from using the video card?

I recently tried to switch my Desktop from using the discrete ATI Radeon HD 7550 card to using the integrated graphics included with my i7 processor. Setting the Integrated graphics to the default ...
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Monitor AMD/ATI GPU memory usage under linux

Is there a way to monitor the GPU memory usage of ATI graphic cards under linux? I found several solutions for nVidia graphic cards, but nothing for ATI graphic cards. It might be possible with ...
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See AMD Catalyst driver versions via command line

Using the command line in Xubuntu, how can I see which version of the AMD Catalyst driver are currently installed?
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Mouse hotspot off by a few pixels, on only one screen

Occasionally, I have an issue where the mouse hotspot will be about 10-20px off. For example, mouseovers and clicks will be detected to one side of where the cursor appears to be pointing. I have a ...
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Dell Studio XPS 16 Runs Hot

Specs: 1920x1080 i7 1.6 GHz quad core 6GB RAM 1GB ATI Radeon HD 6570M/5700 Series 500GB 7200rpm Hard Drive Love this laptop for many reasons, but it constantly runs hot (CPU is low 70s with basic ...
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dual screen won't work / ubuntu 10.04

I have an old computer, on which I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. It has a graphical chipset built in the motherboard (Intel) but has some PCI slots. I added an ATI Radeon 9200 graphical card in order to ...
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Why am I getting worse performance with the ATI Radeon HD 5570 than other people report?

I bought a computer a little while ago that has two ATI Radeon HD 5570's in it. First, my computer's specs: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-880GA-UD3H AMD Phenom II X6 1055T 2.8GHz 8GB DDR3 1.333 Ghz RAM ...
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How to make Linux use the proper diplay driver? How to prioritize the drivers?

So, there are 2 GPUs in my laptop. An Intel one, and an ATI one. The Intel comes with a nice open-source driver, which works OOTB. The ATI one needs the proprietary driver, to function properly (like ...
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Radeon HD3850 Fan Won't Respond

I bought a HD3850 256mb second hand. Didn't come with any drivers so I downloaded the Catalyst CC that AMD recommended but I've noticed that the fan doesn't respond to load. It just sits there idling, ...
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Optiplex 760 + Legacy Rage XL PCI card + Windows 7 x64 = startup issues…?

When this card is in the system, I get no beeps, no display, no "POST" things occurring... It's obviously a legacy / old card from year 2000 so not sure if it's bad or what. I know I've used it in ...
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ATI 6770 random crashes and dots

So I got my other PC working (custom build) and installed Windows 7. I then install the latest drivers from ATI/AMD. When I reboot I see random dots and got random crashes. I also tried a older driver ...
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Which Radeon HD 5770 Driver should I install?

I cant find my RADEON HD 5770 driver. My OS is Windows 7 64 bit. It are Desktop Graphics. Is this the correct one: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/Pages/radeonaiw_vista64.aspx Or this: ...
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Run 3 monitors on two different video cards?

Can I run 3 monitors on two different video cards? I have an ATI and Nvidia brand card. The ATI has 2 HDMI connections. They both work. Both cards are also picked up in Windows, one being the ATI ...
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Arch linux ati graphics crash after grub install

Ok, so I've had an arch linux w/ gnome 3 installed for a while now. And a while ago I installed ubuntu as another partition, I think to fix an issue that cause arch to fail. So, it was all working ...
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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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Is the Linux (Fedora/Gnome) desktop limited in total resolution?

I finally found a low-power graphics card with four outputs capable of driving 2560x1440 monitors. And it mostly works, except for one important thing: in Fedora 16 (using the standard Gnome ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 ATI Drivers vesa park

This is probably not an issue, from all I can get it seems my hardware and drivers are properly installed. However when I go to system settings -> system info -> graphics. I get Driver: VESA:PARK. ...
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Can a 1 GB Radeon 5450 support dual 2560x1440px monitors?

I have a pair of HP ZR2740w monitors which have a native resolution of 2560x1440. They have DisplayPort and (dual-link) DVI inputs. I just got a Sapphire 1 GB Radeon 5450 with two DVI outputs. I'm ...
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3 Monitors on Sapphire Radeon HD 6870

I've got a decent machine, 8 GB RAM, good motherboard etc and an Radeon HD6870 GC. I'm desperately trying to run three monitors on the card. The card has 1 HDMI, 2 DVI and 2 Mini DisplayPorts. The set ...
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Installing drivers for switchable graphics

I recently bought a laptop that came with Windows 7 64-bit installed. I have some older (16-bit and 32-bit) software that doesn't work with 64-bit Windows, but works just fine with 32-bit. Since I ...
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Mixing AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards on one system [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiple video cards on Windows 7 I have a bit of a problem with graphics cards that I'd appreciate advice on. On the one hand, I need an ATI graphics card, because a ...
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Laptop Dual Monitors Flashing

I use 2 external monitors at work and 2 external monitors at home connected to my laptop (one with HDMI, one with VGA). I never have any issues with this at my work setup, but at home, for some ...
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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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Scaling problems with Radeon HD6850 and Acer S222HQL (HDMI)

I have scaling problems with Radeon HD6850 (HDMI) and Acer S222HQL (HDMI). Before I switch to HDMI I had used DVI with a "crystal clear" image. Today I switch to HDMI and get a washy look. First the ...
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What is “hybrid graphics card”?

I am considering buying laptop, capable for semi-professional graphics/3d works. Is ATI hybrid graphics card an advantage or not? What difference does it make?
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What kind of switchable graphics technology does ATI/AMD have?

AMD (formerly ATI) seems to have a lot different products (or names) for hybrid graphics technology. Which technologies does AMD have and what are the differences between those? NVIDIA has just one ...
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Which kind of video card can I mount on an AGP 8x slot? [closed]

A Packard Bell PC with a P5S800-VM motherboard had a malfunction. After some investigation, it appeared to be caused by the ATI Radeon 9550 video card. Since it is not the first PC I used in which a ...
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AMD 6700 video card powers monitor through DP to HDMI adapter but not 3 simultaneous monitors

AMD 6700 video card powers monitor through DP to HDMI adapter but not 3 simultaneous monitors. Is this because of my DisplayPort adapter? Specs on the DP to HDMI converter box, DisplayPort to HDMI ...