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Hey guys,

i am going to be getting a 680 here in the next few days to replace my 6970 crossfire setup. i was wondering if i need to uninstall anything in my system before i put the new 680 in. For example do i need to uninstall the radeon drivers or anything like that? if so, what all do i need to remove, and how do i do that?


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yea

use driver sweeper to wipe out all your AMD stuff. sometimes just normal uninstall doesnt get everything

http://www.guru3d.com/content_page/guru3d_driver_sweeper.html

can also be found in the OCN software section
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should i do that before or after i physicaly install the 680?
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should i do that before or after i physicaly install the 680?

i would do it before, maybe with just one 6950 as once you have run driver sweeper what will happen once the amd stuff is rmoved you screen resolution will be poor and everything will be hugh like icons but still visible.

then swap cards and install the nVidia drivers
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i would do it before, maybe with just one 6950 as once you have run driver sweeper what will happen once the amd stuff is rmoved you screen resolution will be poor and everything will be hugh like icons but still visible.
then swap cards and install the nVidia drivers

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oh and obviously shutdown before swapping cards biggrin.gif
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Windows 7 doesn't really care, at least I never have issues.
Kinda like how you can run both at the same time without issues.

I'm always swapping red and green back and forth without uninstalling drivers.
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Windows 7 doesn't really care, at least I never have issues.
Kinda like how you can run both at the same time without issues.
I'm always swapping red and green back and forth without uninstalling drivers.

Yeah, I don't really make a big deal about it either. I've never used that driver remover stuff, just normal uninstalls.
     
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