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Windows 7: Ati 3850 on Win 7 64bit


10 Jun 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Ati 3850 on Win 7 64bit

Hi all!

Well since I just started toying with video editing, I decided to use my old PC for encoding, since the graphic card is supported in Adobe Premiere CS4 with the AMD plugin, it would actually render vido faster then my current i5.

So after installing Win 7 64bit I noticed that my graphic card simply does not function as it should I googled a bit and ended up reading this thread;

Install AGP Drivers for HD 3850, 3650, 2400 PRO

All well and good but I get stuck at the 1st step since the .inf file is made for a 32bit system So I cannot install it (not via the right button and install nor the windows hardware manager)

So I was wondering can this be done on a 64bit system? Kind of does not have a point going back to XP or 7 32bit since the processor is Quad Core.

Any tips are appreciated.

Cheers,
BlackLotuss

P.S. I have included both of the files just in case =)



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10 Jun 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

AGP is obsolete, BUT.... [I realize you are mostly stuck, old PC and all, but not going to ever be a fast encoder as a result of this, but if goal is just to offload this duty from main PC, OK if video drivers for 64-bit won't play nice, I'd re-image to 32-bit.]

I'd snoop around guru3d.com for drivers.

Good starting point there:

http://www.guru3d.com/files/index.html

You've tried a recent Catalyst 64-bit and it won't install or find that card either?

I suggest you fill in specs of this desktop as your MY SYSTEM SPECS, also.
[in before someone else comments on that missing info]

guru3d's Vista/7 (8 for that matter) ATI Catalyst drivers listing, goes way back in version coverage:

http://www.guru3d.com/files_categori...sta_win_7.html

This one mentions support for Radeon HD 3000 series:

http://www.guru3d.com/files_details/...it_driver.html
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11 Jun 2013   #3

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601
 
 

I managed to have a HD 4670 AGP card to work in windows 7 64bit by installing Catalyst Control Center 10.7, which should work fine for your card as well.
I downloaded the package from here (my card manufacturer's site, HIS, remarkably competent, choose the "64 vista" one and don't worry), and I never found other places giving me stuff that worked.

Theoretically there is this page that gives you hotfixes and drivers and whatnot to run your card on win 7 but it never worked for me.

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does not have a point going back to XP or 7 32bit since the processor is Quad Core.
32 bit only means your system won't see more than 3.5 GB or so of RAM regardless of how much there is actually in the slots. It will have some very very minor performance loss, but since you are using the card as the main number-cruncher it's won't matter at all.

But yeah, if you can try to keep it 64 bit.
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