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For a graphics card, the most up to date driver will be the AMD one. You can safely use it. Also, the driver's architecture (32-bit or 64-bit) has to match your operating system's architecture.
If this issue happened due to driver corruption after update, try performing a system restore to an earlier restore point before the issue encountered. In order to perform system restore,in the search box, type System Restore, and then, in the list of results, click System Restore. Administrator permission required If you're prompted for an administrator ...
Twice the memory which is used for texture storage and more, hence 2gb vs 4gb. If you play games on high or ultra quality settings they will use all of it. If you run out your game may slow down to compensate. Also all the new games are using more. AMD is even releasing the r9 290x with 6gb.
Using the proprietary graphics driver makes a big difference in performance in Linux compared to using the built-in open source graphics driver. In one of your questions you mentioned that you are running Ubuntu. In Ubuntu run the following command from the terminal to identify the recommended proprietary graphics driver to install: ubuntu-drivers devices ...
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