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Old 12-09-2009, 04:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi there, i been using Nvidia graphic card for long time and I am planning to change it to a ATI HD4850, is it a good idea ?

my mobo is Nvidia based ( m2n32 SLI deluxe ) - not planning to SLI.

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It'll work and it's a good idea.

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Yes ATI is generally giving you more power for your money right now. Good thing you are not planning to SLI your ATI card as you cannot. (It is called crossfire with ATI cards which your board does not support as you know)

Before plugging in your new card, uninstall your nvidia drivers. Go into safe mode and run driver sweeper.
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Shut down and install your new card then install the latest drivers from ATI's website for your particular card and OS.

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