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

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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 ...
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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 ...