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I plan on working on my 6950 / 560ti benchmarks this weekend and thought while I was at it I might throw my 4890 and 4850 in as well for a little more comparison. So the question is.. using drivers 11.8 for the 6950, can I just swap the 4890 / 4850 in it's place and not have to worry about redoing the drivers? I would think it's ok but just wanted to verify.
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Not sure but they should work, though a 4850 would be pointless, so would a 4890, but I dont have any DX10 AMD cards but i did take out my 470 a few times and put in a 8800 GT with no problems (had to restart as windows recognized it) so it should be the same for you.
    
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Pointless maybe.. however still a ton of threads asking about upgrading from the 48xx / 2xx series so it should help them decide.
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I plan on working on my 6950 / 560ti benchmarks this weekend and thought while I was at it I might throw my 4890 and 4850 in as well for a little more comparison. So the question is.. using drivers 11.8 for the 6950, can I just swap the 4890 / 4850 in it's place and not have to worry about redoing the drivers? I would think it's ok but just wanted to verify.
Yes, it is UVD but before swapping the cards, uninstall the driver. It's to reset in BIOS and registry and CCC profile.
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