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I have used an AMD 6970 in my rig for over a year now but wish to venture down the 3D lane with Nvidia, is my motherboard capable of running a single Nvidia card?

My motherboard http://uk.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3/Crosshair_IV_Formula/

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Yes of course. It doesn't support SLI though, so only one.
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Originally Posted by Legonut View Post

Yes of course. It doesn't support SLI though, so only one.
Can i run 3d on one nvidia card?
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yes. (you also need 3d monitor & 3d glasses from nvidia)

Note that for better performance you might want to get 2 cards or a card like nvidia GTX 690 to run those games in 3d with high settings and high framerates.
Edited by EkseF - 12/9/12 at 3:49pm
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yes. (you also need 3d monitor & 3d glasses from nvidia)
Note that for better performance you might want to get 2 cards or a card like nvidia GTX 690 to run those games in 3d with high settings and high framerates.
I'm currently using a single 6970 Powercolour, i have just purchased a asus vg278h. I was using a playstation 3d Display before but it went faulty, i wanted to replace that display with a ps3 compatible one and the asus vg278h looks to support it. I can only spend about £250 on an Nvidia card what would you suggest?
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I'm using 2 x 8800 GTX SLI
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I'm using 2 x 8800 GTX SLI
How did you achieve this? Did you have to mod anything for it to work?
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I'm about to purchase an Nvidia GTX 670 hence the reason for asking, just wanted to be sure it'd work. If SLI is doable i might add another card in the future.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by killerbeecan View Post

I'm about to purchase an Nvidia GTX 670 hence the reason for asking, just wanted to be sure it'd work. If SLI is doable i might add another card in the future.

Have a look at this http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/670810-howto-sli-non-sli-motherboard-gtx460.html

You might also want to click on the link in my sig and check out the Crosshair IV Formula/extreme Club. The OP has tons of useful info.
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