Topic Title: Updating Drivers for my HD 7970M and Switchable Graphics
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 12/12/2012 02:01 PM
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I've read the stickys but need some further help.


I own a Clevo P150EMx (BIOS Revision: 1.00.04) with an AMD Radeon HD 7970m which works with my Intel HD Graphics 4000 as Switchable Graphics.

My HD 7970m is using the Driver that came with the machine, it's currently using Version 8.951.6.0 (Dated 29/03/2012).

I'm trying to update my drivers as some newer games are seeing graphical bugs, and my brother who owns an Alienware updated his driver by manually switching his graphics card over to be able to update them and its fixed his problems.

I've tried using the AMD Update tool, but as my dxdiag is always showing me as having an Intel graphics card, my AMD Catalyst update tool says I don't own an AMD Card and won't update.

I've tried updating using Windows 7's 'Update Driver' option in the Device Manager, which updates the driver, but gives me random Blue Screen of Deaths, so I rolled back to my manufacturers drivers.

I've also manually downloaded and installed the latest "AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta8" but this also causes me BSOD.

Is there anything I can do? I feel like i've wasted loads of money, and time (I waited a month just to get this AMD Card) on all of this.

 12/12/2012 03:02 PM
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