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Just bought the Zotec gtx 580 from microcenter.

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Bought it today, waiting on shipping. What's the best way to clear the AMD drivers from my system? I bought the 6870 thinking I wasn't going to game that heavily(lol), I decided to switch when I saw the sale at mc. How much more speed should I expect from it?
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do the express uninstall all things from the AMD catalyst install manager in add & remove programs, then before you restart run this:

http://phyxion.net/Driver-Sweeper/Driver-Sweeper/

and clean AMD display drivers with that, restart, then install the new nvidia drivers and you will be set.

look here for an example of performance increase:

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/290?vs=305
Edited by gooface - 10/19/11 at 7:47pm
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Thank you, I can't wait for ultra BF3.
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