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New GPU gets here in an hour or so. Driver question.

#1FoxigonPosted 7/23/2014 7:35:00 AM
I have an XFX Radeon HD 7770. Upgraded to a Sapphire Radeon R9 270 for $160, which I'll overclock to juuuuust under 270x levels. I liked the price tag.

Anyways, I'm using the latest AMD drivers. Since they're both AMD cards, should I uninstall my existing GPU drivers, or would I be fine just unplugging the 7770 and plugging in the 270 without messing uninstalling/reinstalling?

Wouldn't take long to uninstall/reinstall either way. Just curious.
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#2Raven9853Posted 7/23/2014 7:38:27 AM
Safe bet is to uninstall the current drivers first.
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#3kill2thisPosted 7/23/2014 7:38:58 AM(edited)
Just plug the card in.

Raven9853 posted...
Safe bet is to uninstall the current drivers first.


Why? the drivers are the same?
#4Raven9853Posted 7/23/2014 7:40:30 AM
I've had problems in the past with it not recognizing the difference in card properly but if that works it works. I tend to take the safest route with all software/hardware stuff.
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