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Switching from Nvidia to ATI/AMD

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I have an M2N32-SLI Deluxe running a AMD Phenom II 955 BE, I have currently in a 8600 GTS video card, using the Nvidia Control Panel/Performance to help adjust the multiplier as stated on the M2N32 Club forum here on Overclock. Now I have a Radeon HD 6590 that I want to put in and I want to retain the software for the CPU overclock. What is the correct method for updating to my new GPU withouth compromising the need for the Nvidia Performance settings? I was just thinking of uninstalling the driver for the 8600 in the Device Manager. Will this suffice?

KECK
post #2 of 5
the overclock should be handled by the BIOS in any case. I cant imagine the migrains from nvidias motherboard soft.... yes I can. Ive been there.

OC via BIOS and you can do whatever the hell you want. :]
post #3 of 5
As someone that used to own a evga 780i board.

Stay away from Nvidia's software for Overclocking. Do it all in bios. Thank me later.


also

Radeon HD 6590... I hope you mean HD 6950...
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The nvidia tools is the only way to unlock the 955 cores on the m2n32 boards, see here http://www.overclock.net/t/366989/official-asus-m2n-sli-and-m2n32-sli-club
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The Nvidia software should function fine now matter what GPU you are using, your motherboard is using an Nvidia chipset and you can't change that.
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