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Hey guys,

i'm going to assemble a PC for my little brother..

and since i've never used Ati.. i might do it this once..
cuz it is cheap and speedy..

Well let's get to the point :

I want to Buy a Mobo that i've heard about that can Crossfire with a PCI-E card in 1 slot..

it uses the onboard graphics card + the card in slot..

Wich cards are compitable with the 780v Model AM2+ motherboard?

only the HD3450 or more?
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HD2400 too....

There's no real point to it honestly. You can get a cheaper 740G or Intel board plus a entry-level gaming card that will perform 2-3 times faster.
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HD2400 too....

There's no real point to it honestly. You can get a cheaper 740G or Intel board plus a entry-level gaming card that will perform 2-3 times faster.
Pretty much agreed. You can use a 3450 or a 3470. The 3470's are hard to find though. The 4350 and 4550 WILL NOT work. If the 4x50 cards would work it would almost be worth it. For say another $30 or so you could get a 4650 which would offer much better performance. I have had a 780G board and now my 790GX. The IGP on both boards is great relatively speaking. You would be able to play just about all games on low settings with just the IGP. It may be worth it to get a board and use the onboard until you can afford at least a 4600 series or nVidia 9600 series or better card.
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like wich one o.O

i'm making a budget system for him..
planning on doing 780v chipset + Saphire HD3450 (hypermemory 1gb edition).
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bump.. hate to bump but.. ye xD
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not worth it. the 3 series cards sucked at games enough. no even speaking low end. get a 9600 and he will be happier.
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what's your budget? I wouldnt go with hybrid crossfire untill they can do that for the 4 series
    
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like wich one o.O

i'm making a budget system for him..
planning on doing 780v chipset + Saphire HD3450 (hypermemory 1gb edition).
The 780V does not support Hybrid SLI.


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what's your budget? I wouldnt go with hybrid crossfire untill they can do that for the 4 series
Why? Hybrid SLI only works with similar performing GPUs... so it probably will work with the lowest end 4-series which won't be much better than the lowest end 3-series.


Just skip Hybrid SLI... use the onboard HD3200 for now and save up for a better ~$50-80 card.
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How about the HD4670 or the HD3850.. ??

he isn't a xtreme gamer tho..

he only plays MMO games like Perfect world.
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