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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 ...
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Can't get 3 monitors to work at the same time with 2x ATI 6900 with DVI

I have 3 monitors, with two ATI 6900. I want to use all monitors using DVI. Is this possible? I'm using Windows 7. I can only get two of the monitors to work at the same time.
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fglrx driver doesn't start DRI in Debian Wheezy

I have a Toshiba Satellite P745D-SP4161M laptop with a AMD Radeon HD 6620G graphics card and a AMD A8-3500M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics CPU. I have dual boot with Windows 7 and Debian Wheezy/Sid. ...
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How to turn-off 10-bit video output from PC to TV?

How do you disable 10-bit video output from an AMD/ATI 6000 series card in Windows 7?
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HD4570 Mobility reports OpenGL 3.0 but in spec OpenGL 3.2

I just updated my drivers to 11-12_mobility_vista_win7_32-64_ccc.exe. I than checked it with OpenGL Extensions Viewer and I see that my card is 100% OpenGL 3.0 and only 60% OpenGL 3.2. In the spec ...
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Can't open Catalyst with administrative privileges on Xubuntu 11.10

For some reason I can't open Catalyst with administrative privileges on Xubuntu 11.10. The regular Catalyst Control Center works fine, but it doesn't allow me to make necessary changes to my multiple ...
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ATI Multiple Monitors and Clone Mode?

I own the Radeon HD 5870 and i want to use 2 Monitors with the same resolution in clone mode: my main display my TV .. while also extending to a monitor with a different resolution (so eyefinity ...
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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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Audio output on AMD HD 3450

I've just installed this graphics card under Windows 7 32 bit and I'm unable to find any reference to the onboard audio driver. AMD's own website says that it should have 5.1 surround, and the card ...
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Linux: Display output only goes to one graphics card after it starts udev

I've got two graphics cards in a system, both of which have all of the monitors enabled up until it gets to :: Starting udevd... done. in the boot process. After it gets past there, the 2 monitors ...
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Ati catalyst second card shown as inactive

My second crossfired card is shown as inactive, although I know it works. In addition, I cannot manually override the fan speed, for example. Is this a known bug? Rig: ASUS Maximum Extreme i7 2600K ...
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Safe to Delete C:\ATI?

Is it safe to delete the C:\ATI folder? It keeps adding up every time there's a new version. I was wondering if it's safe to delete all of them once the installation is complete?
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Computer restarts with OpenGL and Catalyst newer than 11.7

You guys are my last hope literally, before I have to replace my motherboard/CPU/RAM and Graphics Card. When I start OpenGL Programs in fullscreen and the same resolution as my desktop, my computer ...
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Windows 7:ATI has monitors backwards, windows has them right

When I go into my ATI Radeon HD5700 Series Properties, and choose Color Management, then Identify monitors, it shows monitor 1 on right, and 2 on left. When I go to Windows 7 display properties, ...
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Installing Current and Legacy Catalyst Drivers at the Same Time

I have a Radeon HD 5450 PCI Express card and a Radeon 9250 PCI card. The computer they're being installed in is running Windows XP SP3. After installing the drivers for both cards, I get a BSOD with ...
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Install ATI Chipset Drivers when Using Nvidia Card?

I bought a new motherboard (with integrated ATI graphics) that came with ATI drivers for the chipset. Should I install the chipset drivers even though I am using an Nvidia graphics card in the ...
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HD 6970 Corrupted Video

Considering this rig: i7 2600K 8GB RAM Corsair Vengeance kit 10-9-10-27 @1866 HD 4870 PSU Corsair AX 1200 I recently upgraded to a HD 6970 and I am getting the following not so nice screens (click ...
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Whats the Min and Max temperature of an ATI Raedon HD 5800 series?

I am having heat problems with my ATI Radeon HD 5800 series card, the minimum temperature of my card is 45C and max I have had it at was 90C. Do I have a heat problem or is this the temperature the ...
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ATI and NVIDIA card in same motherboard for CUDA

I want to run an HD6990 and a GTX 460 in the same machine, using the HD6990 for gaming and the 460 for CUDA - not for display. Is this feasible? I am running Windows 7
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Framerate Drops way down in Battlefield 3

When playing Battlefield 3, I get a framerate of about 20-30 FPS. When playing mutliplayer, maybe after 5 minutes or so the framerate will drop and stay at 4-8 FPS. When a new map is reloaded this ...
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What concerns are there with putting two high-end graphics cards in one PC?

I want to put two AMD/ATI V3700 into a HP 8200 Desktop to get 4x DVI outputs for 4 separate screens. Can anyone see any flaws in my plan?
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Replacing nVidia GeForce 8800 GT with AMD Radeon 6870

I'm going to buy AMD Radeon 6870 to replace my old nVidia 8800 GT. Which steps should I follow while replacing the graphics card? Do I need to reinstall Windows? Computer specifications: ASUS ...
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Make computer use 2 monitors as 1

I need to make windows use my 2 monitors as 1. End result is any full screen software would see the resolution as ####x####. The idea here being programs that require full screen and bind to 1 monitor ...
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ATI CrossFire instability and horizontal bands?

I recently added another ATI 5870 card to my system to experiment with ATI Crossfire (dual GPU) performance increases. However, I've had a lot of intermittent stability problems, most seriously a set ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 no video from ATI HD5770

I had an issue with my video card not rendering dual monitors correctly so I attempted to remove and reinstall the fglrx drivers. I followed these steps. FglrxInteferesWithRadeonDriver sudo ...
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Fixed aspect ratio with ATI Radeon HD 4350 on Windows 7 64-bit

I'm trying to get Windows to preserve the aspect ratio when playing games at low resolutions. I have an ATI Radeon HD 4350 graphics card. Here are my software specs: This is the place in the ...
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3 Monitor Setup [closed]

I'm in the process of building a new machine, and I'm trying to figure out which brand of video cards is better for triple display(AMD or nVidia). I've read AMD's cards offer it. But does nVidias? ...
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How can I limit/disable TurboCache on a EX58-UD3R?

I have 16GB of RAM installed in my computer. It is DDR3 at 1333MHZ. My motherboard is a Gigabyte EX58-UD3R MAX RAM 16GB. In Windows 7 Professional 64-bit I can only see 12GB; the remaining RAM is ...
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Any major problems when using a NVidia and an ATI graphic cards in the same PC?

I have decided to develop a 3D game, and I need a new PC with recent hardware to use as my "baseline" for performance and compatibility profiling/testing. Now, I would like to test it on both a ...
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ATI Radeon HD 4650 underclocks itself and crashes

My video card is underclocks its GPU, at idle it's 165 mhz, when recording screen it overclocks to 600 mhz (max 600 mhz). But when I play fullscreen games, sometimes screen flickers because GPU clock ...
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ATI Radeon HD 4650 - Screen flickers

I will start with my system specs: Motherboard - Hewlett-Packard HP d530 SFF OS - Windows XP Professional SP3 with all updates installed RAM - 1GB Kingston Monitor - Samsung SyncMaster ...
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Can I use DisplayPort with the other ports on my video card?

I have a Radeon HD5570 I am planning on using this adapter to place a third VGA monitor in the DisplayPort: However, before I spend the money on this particular adapter, I need to know if it will ...
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ATI driver on my Fedora notebook working, but with weird abstract color bugs

I'm running Fedora 15 64-bit on a HP Pavilion dv7. I've installed this driver (AMD Catalyst™ 11.8 Proprietary Linux x86 Display Driver), and here's a screenshot of the info window in CCC: My uname: ...
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ATI Radeon EAH5450 + Dell E228WFP = “shadow” of lightened pixels when black is next to light blue

I just got a new video card (AMD ATI Radeon EAH5450) and new monitor (Dell E228WFP). Overall they work great except black pixels over a light-blue or gray background (e.g. text on a light background). ...
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Linux: Use NVIDIA and ATI cards in the same computer

I've got the following graphics cards installed in my computer: $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon HD 4770 [RV740] 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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“top” like utility for AMD GPUs on a headless machine

For monitoring CPU usage, there is top (well, I use htop). Is there a top-like utility for GPUs? I have an ATI Radeon HD 4650 in a computer running Debian Squeeze (x86). Thing is, it's running ...
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Windows 7 graphic distortion/blur/glitch

I'm having some really strange graphic issues within windows 7, and I am utterly stumped on what's causing them or how to fix them. A few select applications have started to contain a rather annoying ...
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How to make ATI graphic card switching work better?

I recently purchased the HP Envy 14 laptop and was dissapointed to find that its graphic switching was less than what I expected. For example, applications like Photoshop don't detect I have a graphic ...
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Select primary display in xorg.conf

I'm running kubuntu with ATI video card and fglrx driver. I have three monitor setup with two monitors that shows up like a projector(2,3) on the left and the right as a normal lcd (1). I want the one ...