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Need help setting up APU

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April 15, 2014 10:18:41 PM

I just recently got an AMD A8-5600k and I have seen videos of people playing games with just the processor and not GPU and my GPU just went out and am going to be sending it back for a replacement and wanted to know if there was a way to play any sort of games with just the APU. I have seen videos of people doing it but when I go and try it says I need to update my graphics card drivers and can't seem to find a solution. I have tried looking it up but can't seem to find any sort of instructions and I have never done this before. This is still my first build any help is appreciated thank you.

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a c 985 à CPUs
April 15, 2014 10:28:32 PM

If you have fast RAM like 1866mhz in dual channel, it will game alright @ 720p. Do not much expect much from it @ 1080p.
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April 15, 2014 10:32:49 PM

I have 12gb of 1866 G.Skill I don't know if that matters much but I just don't know how to set it up to use like the graphics side. When I got to screen resolution and advanced settings I says "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter"
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a c 985 à CPUs
April 15, 2014 10:33:44 PM

Does your mobo have HDMI out?
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April 15, 2014 10:36:11 PM

Yes it does but I'm using the DVI-D
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a c 215 à CPUs
April 17, 2014 1:44:30 PM

OzzyTheeGreat said:
I have 12gb of 1866 G.Skill I don't know if that matters much but I just don't know how to set it up to use like the graphics side. When I got to screen resolution and advanced settings I says "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter"


You don't have your drivers installed. Go to the motherboard site and install all the drivers.
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