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Old July 10, 2008, 12:19 PM
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Default No 4870 Drivers on ATI site


I just got my Visiontek HD 4870 and i went to download drivers on the ATI website but there is no drivers on their website. What is up with that how can they release a card and not have official drivers on their website


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Old July 10, 2008, 05:32 PM
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Well there are drivers on the CD and you can download the new 8.6 hotfix or even try the leaked 8.7 but would trust it.

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Old July 10, 2008, 05:52 PM
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You want to use the drivers on the CD until there are official released versions on the ATI site.
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Old July 11, 2008, 05:01 AM
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The drivers on the CD are the same ones as the hotfix on AMD's website. Search for 4870 hotfix on the main page.

EDIT: Go to my new thread I posted here in the driver sub-forum in case you haven't tried looking for them.

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Old July 11, 2008, 09:25 AM
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It is pretty silly that AMD can't even be bothered to add the new model numbers to their list, I have to agree.
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