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There's a thread over at xtremesystems testing Lucid on a Asus Crosshair 4 Extreme with 2 Nvidia cards and Lucid produced better results and higher scaling then using the SLI hack.

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Maybe cause AMD CPU and it's not Athlon days? IDK, Lucid sucks whenever I tested it.
    
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Maybe cause AMD CPU and it's not Athlon days? IDK, Lucid sucks whenever I tested it.
Athlon was made by AMD and the Athlon brand is still being sold.....

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Athlon was made by AMD and the Athlon brand is still being sold.....

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The Athlon II, not the original Athlon XP or FX series.
    
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Anyway, NVIDIA doesn't allow combining different models and Lucid Hydra is a third party device that allows ALL combinations which makes the whole argument pointless. Also, Lucid Hydra isn't on all boards, so it should be noted as an exception, not used as the rule.

So for AMD:

Trifire:
3x HD 6970/50 (I think you can combine HD 6970's and HD 6950's too?)
or
1x HD 6990 + 1x HD 6970/50

Quadfire:
4x HD 6970/50 (I think you can combine HD 6970's and HD 6950's too?)
or
1x HD 6990 + 2x HD 6970/50
or
2x HD 6990

For NVIDIA:

Trifire:
3x GTX 580/70 (no mixing of models)

Quadfire:
4x GTX 580/70 (no mixing of models)
or
2x GTX 590

AMD is just significantly more versatile in this department.
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