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How do I install newer version of drivers & replace older version ?

Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:23 am

Hi,

I have a multi monitor system that I run using three ATI FirePro 2460 GDDR3 cards.

Recently one of those card died.

So I replaced it with a new card. But new card has GDDR5, rest of the specs same.

But new card keeps crashing & the drivers might be the cause because current drivers are 2 years old.

So what is the best way of installing new drivers & replacing the old ones ?

New drivers size is 400 MBs.

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Re: How do I install newer version of drivers & replace older version ?

Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:38 am

Just running the installer for the new drivers should replace the old ones.
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Re: How do I install newer version of drivers & replace older version ?

Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:42 am

It's been a long time since I've had an ATI / AMD card, but the NVidia driver installer has an option for a "clean install" that completely removes the previous drivers and all settings. I would presume that AMD's driver install package has a similar option.
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Re: How do I install newer version of drivers & replace older version ?

Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:33 pm

Isn't one supposed to use older AMD drivers with these pre-2010 era cards? Like old Catalyst 15 or something, not Crimson. FirePro drivers may be different, but the architecture isn't so I would research first.

AMD ends driver support for non-GCN Radeon cards
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For others, he's started a troubleshooting thread here.

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