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post #11 of 33
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Yup, I believe some soldering is required for any newer cards. While the cards are 99% identical, there are some slight modifications required.
Read the article.


Hmm. There is no NVStrap tab....
Edited by LegendaryC - 5/11/08 at 10:05pm
post #12 of 33
Using a Quadro as a gming card is not recommended for the average user. The drivers for the Quadro are optimised to support other API's aside from DirectX and OpenGL, such as SGI's own graphics API. That is the key difference between the GeForce and Quadro models.

In simple terms, PC games only use DirectX or OpenGL, which GeForce drivers are tailored for. There's no benefit whatsoever trying to play games with drivers that aren't optimised for the API's that those games run on.
Edited by t4ct1c47 - 5/11/08 at 10:32pm
post #13 of 33
damn...i did this 6 months ago
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Read the article.


Hmm. There is no NVStrap tab....
The point is that the article is wrong; it's providing years-old info that is inapplicable to modern cards, while claiming the opposite.
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Yes, both have same chip.
I also use modded desktop driver for my lappy
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post #16 of 33
I should try converting my GeForce 2 MX400 to Quadro2 MXR
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I see another Creative fiasco in the future.
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post #18 of 33
The Quardo's are priced as they are due to their higher binned items, optimizations, and their support.

You might be able to do this and have an effect, though I know that no new GPU can have their BIOS flashed to a Quadro.
    
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I see another Creative fiasco in the future.
Why's that? None of this is new... everyone has known this for the last 4+ years.
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Why's that? None of this is new... everyone has known this for the last 4+ years.
This is a situation without any hardware modifications, so it's not the same thing as in previous generations.
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