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Hey guys i went to the AMD website and found new drivers for my Laptop with a AMD radeon HD 6470M the driver is 11.7.........

i went to install it and it said that i cannot be installed due to incompatible hardware/software on my computer.

Your computer does not contain a proper graphics adapter...

*** i picked all the right categories on the website, LAPTOPS---->Radeon HD series---->HD 6xxxM-------->Windows 7 64bit..........

Anyone can shed some light into the subject?

Also is my gpu an intergrated card or dedicated???????

Thanks again guys!!!!
 
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I had this same problem (using a Vostro 3350). I couldn't figure out why it wouldn't work, but it appears the AMD driver just won't work with my card. The 6470 is a dedicated card but when paired with a Sandy bridge CPU it's likely set up in a hybrid GPU configuration. For example, mine uses the Intel HD 3000 iGPU for low power applications. Apparently the AMD stock driver doesn't work with the hybrid GPU solutions? Anyway, this is the latest driver available from Dell, not sure what version number it is exactly. http://ftp.us.dell.com/video/R304701.exe

Edit: According to device manager, that driver is from 5/11/2011 so sadly it's probably not the latest driver.
Edited by LemonSlice - 8/1/11 at 11:13am
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Originally Posted by LemonSlice View Post
I had this same problem (using a Vostro 3350). I couldn't figure out why it wouldn't work, but it appears the AMD driver just won't work with my card. The 6470 is a dedicated card but when paired with a Sandy bridge CPU it's likely set up in a hybrid GPU configuration. For example, mine uses the Intel HD 3000 iGPU for low power applications. Apparently the AMD stock driver doesn't work with the hybrid GPU solutions? Anyway, this is the latest driver available from Dell, not sure what version number it is exactly. http://ftp.us.dell.com/video/R304701.exe
page didnt work...........anyways my lapatop has a AMD Phenom II x4 cpu.......

EDIT forget about the cpu usage thing

Hey do u have any optimizations i could use for my setup?????? this grphic card is good but needs more...
Edited by =JLumbs= - 8/1/11 at 11:27am
 
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