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Computer says I have a 3870 still?!

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Just installed my 4870 today but in windows display manager it says 3870 lol
My device manager says 4870.
Devil May Cry says 3870.

I used drivercleaner b4 I inserted the new card.
Running Windows Vista 32.

Whats this ****?
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"Device manager" -> right click "Display adaptors" and click "scan for hardware changes".

Also, did you install the latest drivers after using driver cleaner?
    
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Maybe just a glitch because the card is so new?
    
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Originally Posted by trueg50 View Post
"Device manager" -> right click "Display adaptors" and click "scan for hardware changes".

Also, did you install the latest drivers after using driver cleaner?
Yep, scanned. Nothing new.
Ye, 8.6 installed after cleaning.
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Finally worked.
Had to install the catalyst 8.7 beta, then it worked
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Finally worked.
Had to install the catalyst 8.7 beta, then it worked
I got a question to throw in here, when I want to change my drivers for ATI, do I uninstall the entire 8.6 then install 8.7 beta? Or can I install 8.7 without uninstalling the 8.6s, and is there a performance jump going from 8.6 with hotfix to 8.7b? Thanks.
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post #7 of 9
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U should uninstall and wipe after with driver cleaner pro, restart and install the new ones. Might have complications if you dont.
As for performance increase I dont know.
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post #8 of 9
Whenever I install new drivers, I just install the new ones. I've never uninstalled drivers, but then again I've never had an NVIDIA card.
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post #9 of 9
If your device manager says 4870 and its only Devil May Cry that is reporting different it may just be that Devil May Cry can't figure out that you have 4870 and is reporting it as 3870. Stuff like that happens all the time, although usually it just says something like "unknown adapter". As long as performance is where it should be, don't worry.
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