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From 6870->6970, Do I need to change drivers?

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I managed to grab a 6970 for $163.99 AR from the whole 6970 mishap on Amazon right now, so I am pretty happy.

I'm just wondering though, do I need to change drivers when installing the 6970, or should I just pop out my 6870 and put the new card in?
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I've just popped the cards out and replaced them without changing the drivers, but I've seen some recommendations to reinstall drivers with new cards so that something in the registry is recorded. I've never had any problems just swapping cards though.
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I managed to grab a 6970 for $163.99 AR from the whole 6970 mishap on Amazon right now, so I am pretty happy.

I'm just wondering though, do I need to change drivers when installing the 6970, or should I just pop out my 6870 and put the new card in?
The best is to uninstall the Catalyst with the 6870. Remove the card and put the 6970 in and install lates WHQL Catalyst 11.10.

http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloa...n_win7-64.aspx
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