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XFX AMD Radeon and Aspire x1301

Q: XFX AMD Radeon and Aspire x1301

Hi, I'm trying to install the XFX Radeon HD 5450 1GB graphics card into an Acer Aspire x1301-U1312. So far, I physically installed the card into the PCI express port (x16) but it doesn't seem like it's recognizing the monitor. When I remove the card and plug the HDMI cable back in the integrated GeForce 9200 graphics card, it works just fine.

What's the best solution to this problem!?

Any whom, thank you.

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A: XFX AMD Radeon and Aspire x1301

Did you install the drivers before you physically installed the card? That would be my first suggestion. Check to make sure you put it in the PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot and not the PCI Express 2.0 x1 slot. Also, try the DVI or even the VGA connections on the card to see if those work instead. You might have a bad HDMI port on the card itself.

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A:Acer Aspire 4935G Random Shutdowns, Not Charging when turned on

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Try the following things:

Uninstall and go through a Clean Re-install of your graphics drivers.

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Try running one memory at a time... first one module, then the other..

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Try formatting the new drive using something like this:
http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/download.html
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A:Would the Radeon HD 7750 be a worthwhile upgrade?

Hal24 said:





Would this: Radeon HD 7750 1GB GDDR5
be a worthwhile video upgrade for my ancient PC or a waste of money?

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Operating System : Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.01.2600 Service Pack 3 (32-bit)
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Basically, it depends on what version of Windows you are running and make sure that the laptop has a SATA or PATA connection...
 

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Hi. I have got this laptop with these specs

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I have got a CD with it which contains many drivers. for example only for bluetooth there r 3-4 drivers with different vendors. what should I do? install all of them?

* currently I hv installed all of them. Laptop now got a slow startup and hangs some times but dats very rare and recovers most of the times
I dont play heavy games etc on it too

waiting for replies
regards
 

A:Acer Aspire 5749 drivers

So game lags when u playing heavy games if so then its probaly just about managing to play the games with the specs
 

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A:Radeon HD 7850: will my computer hold it and will it work?

Yeah you have a PCI-E slot (red one) on your mobo so it's compatible. Only question now is if your case is big enough to accommodate the card. Measure the length from the backplate of the red PCI-E slot to the hard drive or whatever is the nearest obstacle and compare it to the length of the card you're planning to buy.

What PSU did you get btw?
 

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Im planning to upgrade my HD 5750.
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Budget - 15000INR
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Graphic Interface - PCIe 2.0
Processor - AMD Phenom II X6 2.8Ghz
RAM - Corsair 6GB
PSU - Huntkey 600W
Firstly I had the GTX 660Ti in my mind. It got released recently for $300 recently in US but in India it costs 24000INR nearly $430. So its out of my budget.
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TIA.
 

A:Upgrading Radeon HD 5750

Hi Swagat.

You might be able to snag a HIS Radeon HD 6950 for around 15,000 INR. Was available on flipkart a few days back. Check with your local dealers. Else I would go with the GTX 560 Ti.
 

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Get an adapter and plug in the other 6 pin connector. It really doesn't matter what you read or didn't read. If the card has two connectors, both should be plugged in. All 460W power supplies are not created equal. Sometimes an indicator that a power supply is not designed to power such a card is the lack of one of the PCI-E plugs. Your 460W PSU could work but only if you power both connectors on the card.
 

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A:Upgrading from the XFX Radeon HD 6870

2x 6870 cards in CF should provide really decent performance across the board, and even if you've got multiple displays. What resolution do you usually play games at?

I just upgraded myself actually... moved from a 1GB 5870 to a 3GB 7970 and the difference is quite staggering. If you have the extra coin I would recommend looking into the 7950, which can be had for around $300 now. Hopefully they drop the price even further as the GTX 660 Ti gains popularity on nvidia's side. The 79xx AMD cards are pretty powerful and provide excellent support for big resolutions.
 

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A:My Acer Aspire 5520 won't start

The motherboard has probably failed
 

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Dvi and 2 mini displayports using mini DP to Active DVI, You need to make sure you get active adapters or else it will not work properly. I have the xfx DD black edition also, great card I have another one coming tomorrow to crossfire, and will be getting another 2 24" monitors soon enough, I already have all the cables I need for the setup. Good Luck!
 

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You have the fan in hand, you can measure it with a ruler across the middle of the fan and find out the size in millimeters. You could also take the fan off the card, because the size of the fan may be listed on the sticker on the back of the fan. I couldn't find a review that simply stated the fan size. You would have to find a tri-mounted fan of roughly the same size, depth, voltage and exactly the same number of fan power pins.
 

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As I mentioned a few days ago, I'm getting a new graphic card.
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Actually came in 2 days earlier than the delivery due-date. Impressive.

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A:Bring forth the Radeon! :D

The package contained:




1 Radeon HD 5450
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1 driver CD
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Any chance you could post a picture of the back of your machine? A close up of the back of the video card would be helpful as well.
 

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Yes Terry the LCD panel needs to be replaced
 

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MOBO: Your Motherboard has 1x PCIE 2.0 slot. So you are good for upgrading.
PSU: A quality PSU of about 550W or greater will power a single GTX 670 or HD 7950.

Is your new PSU included in the budget of $500?





Can anyone explain the difference between the same GPU but different manufacturer (Asus card costing more than the MSI one)?Click to expand...

Usually the difference between cards are small. Some will have better cooling or one may be OC'd while the other isn't. Or some may have dual bios capabilities. I remember my old HD 6950's from sapphire had the ability to be unlocked to 6970's. All in all, it really just depends on what you want. The cards are all going to perform generally the same. If it was me, id go for the cheaper one.

Here is a article about the diffirent HD 7950's available. Maybe it will add a little more clarity to what I was explaining.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-7950-review-benchmark,3207-14.html

If I remember correctly, the GTX 670 out performed the 7950 in most cases. But, then again. The 7950 can OC quite a deal to make it perform much like a 7970. See what others have to say, I hope I was able to help a bit.
 

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I assume your PSU is the StealthXStream II 500W (there is no OCZ SilentXStream PSU series AFAIK); you should be okay with either card.

I, however, would recommend the GTX 560Ti instead; it trades blows with the HD 6950 and runs cooler. Driver support is also better overall for NVIDIA products, and you may get it cheaper as well.
 

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i have a 15-2500k not over clocked with 8GB ram

cheerio!
 

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yes the 6950 scales very well in games probably around 90% increase in most games maybe a little less but you would notice a difference.
 

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A:Radeon 5650 HD not detected, Sony laptop

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which one is better?
 

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Try looking on newegg.
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The motherboard could be fried...
 

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I went to the Manufacturers website:
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Google did not find anything either that helped.

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Hey Scott,

The MSI Radeon 5670 should be fine on your 400W PSU as long as it's of decent quality (e.g. not some 6 year old unit from an off-brand company), however if you link us it we can tell you for sure. But as it stands AMD recommends having at least a 400W unit.

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Get a new videocard. That's where the bottleneck is. But make sure your power supply can supply enough consistent power.

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Hello I recently purchased battlefield for the computer but didn t check if my computer could run it because I m smart Now I need to upgrade my video card but I m not sure if the one I m upgrading to is the correct one or if it will work on my computer The card that I want to buy is the XFX Radeon HD sorry can t link this is my first post My computer Dell Inspiron Motherboard - Dell F N Graphic Interface - nothing- I installed CPU-Z and this area is just grayed out Memory - DDR MB CPU - AMD athlon II X CPU speed - GHz power supply video Upgrading card Radeon to HD 6670? watt output - Could not find this on my computer it is an Inspiron if that helps Core voltage fluctuates between V and Upgrading video card to Radeon HD 6670? V but that is neither amperage nor wattage so I don t think that will help and next to Max TDP in CPU-Z it says W not sure if that means watts My current card is ATI Radeon HD Graphics I m looking to spend as little as possible lt I live in the US Will this card fit in my computer and is it a good gaming card battlefield Also is the fact that nothing shows up for graphics interface on CPU-Z a problem The quot slot type quot is PCI-express is this compatible with my computer Thanks first post sorry if it was long or wrong Steven nbsp

A:Upgrading video card to Radeon HD 6670?

I believe you only have a 300W power supply.

Dell Inspiron 546 Power Supply

If so that would not be enough power for a Radeon HD 6670




400 Watt or greater power supply recommendedClick to expand...


 

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So I am bored and interested to see who already has lashed out for a 7970.
 

A:Who has the Radeon HD 7970?

It's in the mail... I will let you know what I think once I get it running in my rig
 

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