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i5-2500k and AMD GPU?

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Hi I'm planning on grabbing the i5 2500k and I wanted to run it with a 6950 but was curious if its okay to use an intel cpu and amd GPU? Alot of the people on the forum seem to be AMD/AMD or Intel/Nvidia but not mix of both, any reason why?
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The only thing you shouldn't do is AMD/Nvidia. Not because of performances but because the AMD chipset doesn't support SLI without hacks. You should also note that this problem will be gone with AM3+/Bulldozer since this chipset will support SLI.
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yes they will work fine. get whichever has best price/performance unless you really prefer one company over the other.
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post #4 of 8
That config will run pretty good
post #5 of 8
They'll work fine, there's no performance gain from using AMD/AMD or Intel/nVidia or AMD/nVidia or Intel/AMD beyond just the hardware being more powerful.

nVidia's chipsets on AMD boards used to be crap, from what I've heard, so that may have had an influence in the past.
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Originally Posted by advntk;13827519 
Hi I'm planning on grabbing the i5 2500k and I wanted to run it with a 6950 but was curious if its okay to use an intel cpu and amd GPU? Alot of the people on the forum seem to be AMD/AMD or Intel/Nvidia but not mix of both, any reason why?

Most p67 or any other SB boards will support either crossfire or sli. Good luck!
    
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post #7 of 8
I run a 2500k and 6950.. no issues at all. My mobo supports both SLI and Crossfire.
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post #8 of 8
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thats great guys, sounds good to me =)
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