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I just got my X850XT. Now I went to go install it and there was a problem, A plug problem.

X1600 : DVI VGA
X850XT : DVI DVI

I do not have any monitors that have a DVI plug. Now i ordered a DVI->VGA plug but it takes 3 days to arrive.

I have just tried 8 hours trying to build a plug with my dad. Uhh, No luck.

But now what i want to do is o run both cards at the same time. Use the 1600 for the plug and use the 850 for the graphics processing power. Is it possible.
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DO you have 2 slots on your motherboard for the cards?

If you do, yes as long as your PSU can take it.

But I think those cards are AGP ( correct me if i am wrong)
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DO you have 2 slots on your motherboard for the cards?

If you do, yes as long as your PSU can take it.

But I think those cards are AGP ( correct me if i am wrong)
There should've been PCI\\PCIe versions of them.
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They use two different types of mobo slots. One is really far away form the aide of the case and is very Small (Brown). The other is much bigger and s closer to the side of the mobo (Purple).

But how do you do it? I don't see an option for the X850XT in CCC.
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Originally Posted by infested999 View Post
But now what i want to do is o run both cards at the same time. Use the 1600 for the plug and use the 850 for the graphics processing power. Is it possible.
No, it's not.
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post #6 of 9
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Ok, Guess i will haev to wait 3 days to use my new card.
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post #7 of 9
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Originally Posted by infested999 View Post
But now what i want to do is o run both cards at the same time. Use the 1600 for the plug and use the 850 for the graphics processing power. Is it possible.
yea it won't work... i think this is the first time someone asked a question like this
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yea it won't work... i think this is the first time someone asked a question like this
Nothing wrong with that though
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Now when someone googles that question w will come up
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