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Sweet! Only problem though, will Nvidia cards work with AMD chipsets?
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Sweet! Only problem though, will Nvidia cards work with AMD chipsets?

Why wouldn't they Work? I have a AMD 970 chipset and run Nivida video and most Intel users run AMD video cards. Chipset shouldn't make any difference.
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Why wouldn't they Work? I have a AMD 970 chipset and run Nivida video and most Intel users run AMD video cards. Chipset shouldn't make any difference.

 

It's a common question because it can be confusing due to the brand names.

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Originally Posted by kyfire View Post

Why wouldn't they Work? I have a AMD 970 chipset and run Nivida video and most Intel users run AMD video cards. Chipset shouldn't make any difference.
Mmk, just making sure. I wanted to make sure I didn't run into any snags while parting this build together.
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

It's a common question because it can be confusing due to the brand names.

It used to be a issue also what chipset the MOBO had back in the days if you wanted to SLI, so its kind of valid.

Today we have it easy as pretty much all mainstream MOBOs that are targeted towards us natively supports everything.
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It used to be a issue also what chipset the MOBO had back in the days if you wanted to SLI, so its kind of valid.

Today we have it easy as pretty much all mainstream MOBOs that are targeted towards us natively supports everything.

 

The confusion comes from people thinking that only AMD video cards will work on AMD platforms.  If they were still "ATi", then it wouldn't be confusing.

 

I've seen this many times before back before "ATi" became "AMD".  For example, someone was only interested in Gigabyte video cards because they had a Gigabyte motherboard.  When asked why they were only looking at Gigabyte video cards, they explained that they assumed that other video cards would be incompatible.

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