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post #1 of 16
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hi. I have a MSI 890FXA GD70 motherboard. Recently one of my friends told me that i can fusion any nvidia and amd card on this board altogether. Is it true? Seems very impossible to me but if its possible then probably i will plug a gtx 460 with my 5670 hd. Thank u.
post #2 of 16
Nope. No lucid hydra.
post #3 of 16
No, not possible. You can use an NVIDIA card as a PhysX card with an AMD card as main GPU, but you can't use them together.
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Highly doubt that, both probably use different memory addressing and you need to have two of the same cards to use multi gpu tech
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post #5 of 16
Only MSI 870 Fusion Hydra can do that,or Crosshair Extreme.
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post #6 of 16
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Originally Posted by EdgeofSanity View Post
Nope. No lucid hydra.
This ^ Your board needs a Lucid Hydra chipset (which it does not have).

All the results I have seen point it to being a waste of time (though im sure some have seen the benefits).
 
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post #7 of 16
As previously stated, you need a Lucid Hydra chip, to use both in conjunction with eachother.

MSI 870A Fuzion, and 870A Fuzion Power Edition, P55A Fuzion, Bing Bang Fuzion, aswell as the Asus Crosshair IV Extreme, are the only ones I personally know of that have Lucid's onboard.

You can run the 460 as a PhysX card though.
 
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post #8 of 16
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but he says he was able to plug gtx 590 and hd 6990 on it successfully
post #9 of 16
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Originally Posted by Irthizanovich View Post
but he says he was able to plug gtx 590 and hd 6990 on it successfully
Just because it fit doesn't mean they are working. That's an expensive physx card.
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post #10 of 16
Well he must of had the 6990 as primary running the display and a single 590 core doing physx or mabye just both plugged in and one doing nothing. Either way, without one of those Lucid Hydra boards they will not render images together.
 
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