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Old 06-12-2008, 11:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey Guys,

ive just bought a new PC (specs below) and i am unabel to install the drivers for my new 3870X2 graphics card. It keeps saying "Unable to find drivers for the system hardware or operating system" < not exact msg, paraphrasing from memory

System specs"

- AMD Phenom 9750 Quad Core (AM2) 2.4GHz
- Gigabyte GA-MA78G-DS3H Mainboard - AMD | 4x DDR2 | 6x Sata Raid | 1x IDE | Gigabit Lan
- Pioneer DVR-215 SATA DVD Re-Writer (20x/10x Dual Layer Black)
- Corsair DDR2 4GB PC-6400/800 (2xXMS2 2GB) TWIN2X4096-6400C5 Ram
- Card Reader 8 in 1 Internal USB - Black
- Asus EAH3870X2-3DHTI-1G RADEON 3870X2, 1Gb, DDR3, PCIE2.0, 4xDVI, HDMI, HDTV, HDCP
- Antec Nine Hundred Black Ultimate Gamer Case (No PSU)
- Zalman 850W Dual Heatpipe ATX Power Supply (ZM850-HP)

ive tried downloading new drivers off the net but still a no go. Everything on the screen is chuggy as cause of no drivers. Helps please

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Old 06-13-2008, 01:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: unable to install Graphics Drivers

well first off, helps to know what OS you are running....so yea-

assuming you have xp 32 bit(which i hope you do) reset your computer, take out card, put back in, download these drivers- AMD GAME Drivers & Tools see if it works.

or you may be downloading the right drivers for the wrong OS, so like i said, let us know what you have.


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**** it **** it **** it

i just read the Asus website and the way Asus have adapted the 3870X2 (proabably for its 4 DVI outputs) it requires certain chipsets, and guess what, mine isnt one of them.

Ohh well, guess it's a new Mobo for me.

Ohh Btw im running XP SP3 32bit
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Why 32 bit if u have 4GB of Memory?
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He probably bought it of Cyberpower and they didn't inform him of that..

Before you give up installing the video card install the 780g drivers that should have a CD with it then try getting the latest drivers of AMD's website and reinstalling those drivers
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