Question So basically i have a sapphire rx 470 gpu and it says i have r7 or something

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This is getting things confusing even more, when you say on the same PC do you mean you took your PC to your friends house and there it did not show the dual cards but it does at your house? Or he tested the card on his computer and he has the same CPU as yours? You did not answer the other question, is your video cable in the motherboard or the RX 470 card?
oh soz, it is into my gpu and yes i took my pc somewhere else and it didnt show up
 
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This is getting things confusing even more, when you say on the same PC do you mean you took your PC to your friends house and there it did not show the dual cards but it does at your house? Or he tested the card on his computer and he has the same CPU as yours? You did not answer the other question, is your video cable in the motherboard or the RX 470 card?
and theres no option
 
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This is getting things confusing even more, when you say on the same PC do you mean you took your PC to your friends house and there it did not show the dual cards but it does at your house? Or he tested the card on his computer and he has the same CPU as yours? You did not answer the other question, is your video cable in the motherboard or the RX 470 card?
wait i just realised, it is connected via motherboard but there is no vga output on the gpu but there is like 3 hdmi outputs and 1 other 1 that isnt a vga, i have always had it connected via vga, i do have a hdmi cable, should i be connecting it through hdmi into the gpu
 
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This is getting things confusing even more, when you say on the same PC do you mean you took your PC to your friends house and there it did not show the dual cards but it does at your house? Or he tested the card on his computer and he has the same CPU as yours? You did not answer the other question, is your video cable in the motherboard or the RX 470 card?
wait i just realised i have it plugged in via motherboard but the gpu plug doesnt have a vga plug but a load of hdmis, i do have a hdmi lead, should i connect it via hdmi
 
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This is getting things confusing even more, when you say on the same PC do you mean you took your PC to your friends house and there it did not show the dual cards but it does at your house? Or he tested the card on his computer and he has the same CPU as yours? You did not answer the other question, is your video cable in the motherboard or the RX 470 card?
There is nothing wrong with the Device Manager it's showing you exactly what is installed in the system. Does your friend also have an A series CPU and same motherboard? You can set the default video card in the Radeon software, should be a setting to select "use this card as the primary".
there is no way to do that
 

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wait i just realised i have it plugged in via motherboard but the gpu plug doesnt have a vga plug but a load of hdmis, i do have a hdmi lead, should i connect it via hdmi
If you are connected to the motherboard you are not using the RX 470 video card, you need to plug in the monitor to the video card. This was stated in one of the first replies to you and I asked you several other times. Make sure you read the replies. I am guessing when you took the computer to your friends house he connected his monitor to the right connection, on the RX 470 card.

https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/so-basically-i-have-a-sapphire-rx-470-gpu-and-it-says-i-have-r7-or-something.3631087/post-21884419

https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/so-basically-i-have-a-sapphire-rx-470-gpu-and-it-says-i-have-r7-or-something.3631087/post-21907869
 
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If you are connected to the motherboard you are not using the RX 470 video card, you need to plug in the monitor to the video card. This was stated in one of the first replies to you and I asked you several other times. Make sure you read the replies. I am guessing when you took the computer to your friends house he connected his monitor to the right connection, on the RX 470 card.

https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/so-basically-i-have-a-sapphire-rx-470-gpu-and-it-says-i-have-r7-or-something.3631087/post-21884419

https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/so-basically-i-have-a-sapphire-rx-470-gpu-and-it-says-i-have-r7-or-something.3631087/post-21907869
i dunno, but should i have it connected via hdmi bc theres no vga plug down there
 
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If you are connected to the motherboard you are not using the RX 470 video card, you need to plug in the monitor to the video card. This was stated in one of the first replies to you and I asked you several other times. Make sure you read the replies. I am guessing when you took the computer to your friends house he connected his monitor to the right connection, on the RX 470 card.

https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/so-basically-i-have-a-sapphire-rx-470-gpu-and-it-says-i-have-r7-or-something.3631087/post-21884419

https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/so-basically-i-have-a-sapphire-rx-470-gpu-and-it-says-i-have-r7-or-something.3631087/post-21907869
i think i have fixed it
 
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By connecting the monitor to the video card? Not sure what the issue is there, if you have an add-on video card you need to connect the monitor to that card, until you do that it won't work correctly. If the video card does not have a VGA output then use the connections it does have.
SOLVED, just underperforming a bit
 

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