Upgrading from R9000 to R9600

  Cybermaxx 10:21 13 Sep 2003
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This may or may not be a daft question. If I upgrade my Radeon 9000 to a 9600 or 9800, would I actually have to uninstall the old drivers/control panel? They all use the same drivers, don't they? All I would have to do is unplug the old card and fit the new one, and it should work straight away?

I ask this because:- 1) I'm a PC novice. 2) My local computer shop charges £19.99 to fit a piece of hardware. 3) The Radeon 9000 isn't very good. I certainly wouldn't recommend it if you intend to play new games.

Cheers.

  Forum Editor 11:33 13 Sep 2003

withn the new card anyway, and this will include the appropriate driver version.

Just install the card and run the software. The card will work straight away - you should have no problems.

  The Sack 12:01 13 Sep 2003

Unified driver isnt it? I thought that the ATi cats were like the nVidia dets? I would imagine so long as you are using the unified driver and not a branded one it would be ok.

Get cat 3.7 anyway as it offers a substantial boost in UT 2003

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