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5x16 = pure sex
Ya that is why I am waiting for the CIVExtreme to come out before I upgrade to an X6. I am thinking those 5 PCI-E DIP switches will switch between the Hydra chip and the NB.
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post #12 of 28
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Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post
what does Lucid do again?

enable ATi + nVidia or?
Lucid motherboards can do 5 different things; traditional SLI, traditional CF, Lucid+multiple nvidia, Lucid+multiple ati and ati+nvidia.
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1366, that allows me to use my 9500gt my gtx280 and some random dx11 card all together to get dx11 that overclocks the x58 chip well, thats what i want
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I can not believe I'm considering a MSI purchase
    
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I can not believe I'm considering a MSI purchase
whats so bad about msi?
post #16 of 28
For $125, I'm in.
post #17 of 28
Anyone care to tell me what hydra is or w/e is going on plz
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post #18 of 28
I'll wait for the Crosshair 4 Extreme.

But for $125, wow!
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post #19 of 28
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Anyone care to tell me what hydra is or w/e is going on plz
hydra is a chip from Lucid which can provide more bandwidth and the mixing and matching of GPU's

think of it as like Nvidia's NF200 chipset but this needs drivers and can provide better scaling with SLI or Crossfire.

and you can run it in the following configurations

1. Crossfire makes it scale better
2. SLI makes it scale better
3. Crossfire with 2 different cards ie. 5870 and 4890
4. SLI with 2 different cards ie. GTX260 and GTX 285
5. Mix and match from ATI and Nvidia ie. GTX260 and 5850
post #20 of 28
It balances the load between any GPUs. Your older GPUs suddenly become useful again.
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