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[tcMag] Intel P45 boards said to have CrossFire problems

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Now, this is the kind of rumor that may never be confirmed or denied but apparently, current Intel P45 boards don't play very nice with CrossFire setups, the only multi-GPU solution supported by them.

With the drivers now available for both the motherboard and AMD graphics cards the CrossFire setups have noticeable display issues. There's no indication as to where the problem is coming from but new driver version or BIOS revisions may solve the problem before the P45 motherboards make officially introduced, early next month.
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Uh-oh. This can't be good.
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so that's why they were delayed

and why I've heard about shid loads of PCI-e issues on XS
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Nazgul where are you?
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I used HD3870's in CrossFire on a Gigabyte EP45-DS5 and they worked just fine. Managed to score nearly 100k 3D01 with them also, sadly all results are under NDA Image quality looked just fine, so I don't know what this article is based on, maybe the original spin of P45 before Intel re-spun it?
    
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Seems like the X48 will be king for a long while.
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Originally Posted by 45nm View Post
Seems like the X48 will be king for a long while.
Yup, I am very pleased with my Rampage Formula. X58 should be good as well, but it will be a new socket, no PS2 support, and a bunch of other significant changes.
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Seems like the X48 will be king for a long while.
It's supposed to be. The X class motherboards are always supposed to outperform the P class.

P35 < X38
P45 < X48
965P < 975X
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