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Installing a new graphics card in my emachines computer

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
July 14, 2012 3:01:29 PM

I am attempting to installl a new graphics card for my PC, and I cant find the drivers that willl work. I have a emachines w3650 that is using windows XP 32 bit. The card is basically working as I can see the screen, but It lags, it is very slow, and not working any better than the on board graphics. The new card I am using is a radeon HD 7450. Any ideas?
July 14, 2012 10:44:13 PM

Yes, I am connecting the monitor straight to the output on the card. I have checked my device manager, and the "?" keeps coming up in the graphics card line. bottom line I cant load any drivers for it, and the CATALYST is not helping. I must be doing something wrong. Thanks. :pt1cable: 
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July 14, 2012 11:49:46 PM

7450 do they sell that? i thought 7000 series only goes 7750 and higher.

Have your tried the manufacturer of the Video card website?

if not just download the lates Catalyst on
July 14, 2012 11:52:17 PM

You will have to doownload the drivers from the manufacturer of the video card since as you can see at the AMD web page it is not compatible with the one they make
what brand is your card?

AMD Product Compatibility

The AMD Catalyst driver is compatible with the following AMD products.

AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility

AMD Radeon™ HD 7900 Series

AMD Radeon HD 6410D Series

AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series

AMD Radeon HD 6370D Series

AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series

AMD Radeon HD 6310D Series

AMD Radeon HD 7300 Series

AMD Radeon HD 6300 Series

AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series

AMD Radeon HD 6200 Series

AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series

ATI Radeon HD 5900 Series

AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series

ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series

AMD Radeon HD 6600 Series

ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series

AMD Radeon HD 6550D Series

ATI Radeon HD 5600 Series

AMD Radeon HD 6530D Series

ATI Radeon HD 5500 Series

AMD Radeon HD 6500 Series

ATI Radeon HD 5400 Series