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Old 05-12-2010, 04:28 PM   #1
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Default Graphics card brings computer to halt

Hi all, okay so i have been trying to get my new graphics card to work and it has resulted in me buying alot of new stuff.

I bought a ati powercolor hd 4650. I have win 7, amd athlon 64 3000+ (yes its old) but just got a new powersupply. Any time the graphics card is in the computer, evrything goes SUPER slow(takes like 5 minutes to load my documents) but when the graphics card is not in everything works fine. ANy ideas?

Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: HP Pavilion 061
System Model: PX770AA-ABA A1132N
BIOS: Phoenix - Award BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3500+, ~2.2GHz
Memory: 2048MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 571MB used, 3521MB available
Windows Dir: I:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode

Card name: ATI Radeon HD 4650 (Microsoft Corporation WDDM 1.1)
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies Inc.
Chip type:
DAC type: Internal DAC(400MHz)
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_9498&SUBSYS_22691787&REV_00
Display Memory: 1275 MB
Dedicated Memory: 508 MB
Shared Memory: 767 MB
Current Mode: 1920 x 1200 (32 bit) (59Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: SyncMaster
Monitor Id: SAM0368
Native Mode: 1920 x 1200(p) (59.950Hz)
Output Type: HD15
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Old 05-12-2010, 04:34 PM   #2
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Default Re: Graphics card brings computer to halt

Have you removed all previous video card drivers and installed the newest drivers available from ATI: ATI Catalyst™ 10.4 Suite for Windows 7 (32-bit)
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Old 05-12-2010, 05:04 PM   #3
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yeah i installed that, it was only a onboard videocard before so i never uninstalled anything
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