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Changing ATI cards. Do I need new drivers?

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August 18, 2010 5:35:40 AM

Newb question. If I have an HIS HD4670 with up to date drivers and I remove it to put in my new Gigabyte HD4850, is it good to go upon install or will I need to aquire different drivers of some sort?
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August 18, 2010 5:45:50 AM

i upgraded from a 4850 to a 4870 before and uninstalled and driver swept my previous card's driver just to be sure.
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August 18, 2010 9:06:07 AM

Uninstalling and reinstalling drivers won't hurt, but the drivers you currently have installed (assuming you downloaded them from ATI) cover all HD4xxx series cards.

-Wolf sends
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August 18, 2010 4:49:03 PM

i agree with wolfshadw, your card should work with a straight swap.
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August 18, 2010 4:54:11 PM

you should be fine, but it wouldn't hurt to uninstall and then reinstall the drivers
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