Topic Title: Radeon HD 8850M detected as Radeon R9 M265X
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Created On: 08/17/2014 04:22 AM
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My laptop came with Ubuntu 12 and  I updated it to Ubuntu 14, now Radeon HD 8850M adapter detected as Radeon R9 M265X, I followed to install  Catalyst drivers, Is there any negative impact on performance or on hardware of this ?

information as follows

$ uname -a
Linux twister 3.13.0-34-generic #60-Ubuntu SMP Wed Aug 13 15:45:27 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

$ lspci | grep "VGA"
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Venus PRO [Radeon HD 8850M]

$ fglrxinfo
display: :0  screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: AMD Radeon R9 M265X
OpenGL version string: 4.4.12874 Compatibility Profile Context 14.10.1006.1001

$ aticonfig --list-adapters
* 0. 03:00.0 AMD Radeon R9 M265X


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