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Hello i just had a quick question about drivers and CCC, im going to be switching from a Sapphire 5850 to the 6950 Twin Frozr III and wanted to know if i need to uninstall the drivers, and CCC, before i switch the hardware. i have alot of hotkeys and setting and such in CCC and dont want to have to re-do them all.

when i switched from Nvidia i had to uninstall everything, but since there both ATI im not sure.


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I put in both models on ATI's site for driver download and it recommended 11.5 to be downloaded for both. Pretty sure you'll be fine with same driver

edit: here is the link to 11.5
http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloa...n_win7-64.aspx

edit2:
AMD Product Compatibility
The AMD Catalyst driver is compatible with the following AMD products.

AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility

AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series of Products
ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series of Products


As long as your driver doesn't predate the release of the 6900 cards you should be fine. For what it's worth, I always updated ATI drivers on top of one another when I had ATI cards. (Most of last year) and never had any problems.
Edited by TheChris2233 - 6/9/11 at 6:06pm
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thanks! yea i have 11.5
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