Topic Title: Upgrading my notebook graphics
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Created On: 02/11/2013 03:52 PM
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 02/11/2013 03:52 PM
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Yeah boy
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So I have AMD A4-3305M APU with AMD radeon HD 6480G Graphics and I want to upgrade my drivers to Catalyst 13.1, but someone told me that upgrading graphic drivers on a Notebook is not recommended. I'm here to ask if should I update my drivers to catalyst 13.1 or not?

 02/12/2013 05:21 PM
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Most everyone with experience (and who have learned the hard way) will suggest to "NOT fix, what is NOT broken."  Do not update the drivers unless you have read the release notes, and confirmed a problem you are experienced is resolved by the driver update.

In addition, laptops can be problematic when it comes to compatibility with drivers.  Be careful to ensure any driver update you do decide to try is compatible with your laptop and hardware.

If everything is working well for you now -  leave it be.

;Marc



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 02/12/2013 05:47 PM
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Agreed, especially when it comes to a laptop due to the amount of individual customization between the models.

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