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Changing ATI cards. Do I need new drivers?
Aug 18, 2010, 5:35 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?
Aug 18, 2010
changing cards drivers
Aug 18, 2010, 5:45 AM
i upgraded from a 4850 to a 4870 before and uninstalled and driver swept my previous card's driver just to be sure.
Aug 18, 2010, 9:06 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.
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Aug 18, 2010, 4:49 PM
i agree with wolfshadw, your card should work with a straight swap.
Aug 18, 2010, 4:54 PM
you should be fine, but it wouldn't hurt to uninstall and then reinstall the drivers
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