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Blackandblue
02-12-2009, 05:44 PM
Hey, I wasnt really sure which one I download from http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_catalyst.aspx?p=vista64/common-vista64 to update my drivers. I got a 4850 vista 64bit
Could you help me out?

Also it says the latst version is 9.11 and I have installed 9.6 (is 9.11 higher then 9.6?)

Thanks

Sweep
02-12-2009, 05:48 PM
Hey, I wasnt really sure which one I download from http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_catalyst.aspx?p=vista64/common-vista64 to update my drivers. I got a 4850 vista 64bit
Could you help me out?

Also it says the latst version is 9.11 and I have installed 9.6 (is 9.11 higher then 9.6?)

Thanks

It would help if we knew the card manufacturer.

pctek
02-12-2009, 06:20 PM
It would help if we knew the card manufacturer.

No it wouldn't. It's an ATI card so he downloads the latest 4800 series Vista 64bit driver from ATI. Simple.

Sweep
02-12-2009, 06:32 PM
No it wouldn't. It's an ATI card so he downloads the latest 4800 series Vista 64bit driver from ATI. Simple.

So I assume the card is made by ATI do I?

http://www.google.co.nz/search?q=4850+Video+card

If you know which drivers are needed why not give a link to where the drivers can be found which may help the poster? Very often people are advised to download drivers from the manufacturers site which is why I asked in the first place.

qazwsxokmijn
02-12-2009, 07:15 PM
The manufacturer's ATI. At least the chips are, which are the very component of the card in question.

Sweep
02-12-2009, 07:35 PM
The manufacturer's ATI. At least the chips are, which are the very component of the card in question.

Thank you very much for bringing that to my attention.

So as you know all this why not help the original poster?

KarameaDave
02-12-2009, 07:56 PM
It would appear that in fact, the driver on the OP's link is the latest
on ATI's site, whether the one he had originally is numbered differently
may be explained (perhaps) if it came from Microsoft, or the OEM?:confused:

lagbort
02-12-2009, 07:57 PM
From that page you linked to, option 2 "display driver only" is what you are after, you can if you want also install the catalyst control center but it is not needed.

Blackandblue
02-12-2009, 09:35 PM
yea its a sapphire dual slot 512mb, thought it was best to download at amd.

downloaded drivers like 6 months ago wgich was like 9.6 now they have 9.11?

feersumendjinn
03-12-2009, 12:15 AM
Is also a good idea to uninstall the old driver first.

pctek
03-12-2009, 08:14 AM
downloaded drivers like 6 months ago wgich was like 9.6 now they have 9.11?

Like I said - download the latest. It's not essential but it does have a small effect on performance and sometimes an older driver can be buggy. It won't hurt anyway.

Sweep - he said in the first post it was a 4850.

inphinity
03-12-2009, 08:23 AM
Yes, 9.11 is newer than 9.6. ATI's naming structure is such that 9.11 is NOT 9.1.1 - i.e. it is Nine Point Eleven, not Nine Point One One. Eleven is higher than Six, so there we go. A lot of companies do that actually, it's fairly common practice in the industry, but many people are too used to standard decimal numbering and it gets confusing.

It especially doesn't help that AMD use traditional decimal numbering for internal versions - please pick one and stick to it :(