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2 actually. I recently had an xfx 6970 amd in there, can i go to control panel, remove catalyst, restart in safe mode, run driver sweeper, and install the new card? Also there is a sticker sitting on the card (the side with all the circuits, do i take that off?
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2 actually. I recently had an xfx 6970 amd in there, can i go to control panel, remove catalyst, restart in safe mode, run driver sweeper, and install the new card? Also there is a sticker sitting on the card (the side with all the circuits, do i take that off?
You need to uninstall the catalyst suite while the ati card is installed.
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Its optional whether you take it off or not.

Just curious, why did you get rid of the 6970?
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uh oh, I don\ have the ati card anymore....
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I uninstalled CCC and ran Driver Sweeper, since i don't have the card I don't know what else I can do, unless I reformat. Also, is this a good fan profile?

50 @ idle
55% @ 65c
60% @ 70c
65% @ 75c
70% @ 80c
75% @ 85c
80% @ 90c
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That looks like a great profile. I would go 100% at 90c since it shouldn't ever go that high. If it does, it needs the extra air
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If you need driver sweeper you're doing it wrong.
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Thanks John. Why am I doing it wrong? I have a new problem though, the startup screens for Windows don't fit my Monitor, until I get to my desktop. I have the DVI cord plugged into the card. Also, can I use my existing PCI slots?
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If you need driver sweeper you're doing it wrong.
Really helpful feedback, guy. I'm sure most people want to go rooting around in their registry removing obsolete values instead of doing it wrong and running a simple utility.
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2 actually. I recently had an xfx 6970 amd in there, can i go to control panel, remove catalyst, restart in safe mode, run driver sweeper, and install the new card? Also there is a sticker sitting on the card (the side with all the circuits, do i take that off?
What kind of sticker is it? If its a manufacturer sticker with the Serial Number on it, I would advise not taking it off. Actually that goes for all stickers that have any writing on it and do not explicitly tell you to remove.
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