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Hey guys, I was wondering if crossfire works on an nvidia mobo. If so I was considering picking up 2 4870's to replace my current x1900xt. otherwise i'll have to wait for the 4870x2


also do nvidia cards run better on nvidia mobos? or is there no difference?
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Nope, not on a Nvidia chip-set. That would basically slit Nvidia's marketing plan to heck and back.
    
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why do you think is says SLI
    
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sry russian. last time i checked sli means sli, it in no way implies that crossfire doesnt work.

thanks for your helpful response.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ntocchio View Post
sry russian. last time i checked sli means sli, it in no way implies that crossfire doesnt work.

thanks for your helpful response.
don't worry man i am also dumb sometimes (not saying your dumb)

but just remember
SLI=nvidia
CF=Ati
    
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There is an X48 board that supports crossfire AND SLI. It's in the new HP BlackHawk002 desktop... Would just have to find the drivers for it.
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Wont work, So you need a new mobo if you want to crossfire.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RainStryke View Post
There is an X48 board that supports crossfire AND SLI. It's in the new HP BlackHawk002 desktop... Would just have to find the drivers for it.
Blackbird uses a 680i mobo or a 780/790i mobo. Just hacked BIOS from a company. You can buy the BIOS, buts its expensive
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Yep Velocity Micro runs Crossfire on a SLI board with a modded BIOS and drivers.
post #10 of 10
I believe the skulltrail platform allows both Crossfire and SLI.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_SkullTrail

However, it's hella expensive. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Tpk=skulltrail
    
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