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    Question Nvidia card on Crossfire Motherboard

    Can anyone tell me if there any compatibility/performance issues with putting an nvidia card (8800GT) on to a Crossfire based motherboard (Asus P5KC)?

    Also im assuming you can still use a 8800GT in XP?

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    Re: Nvidia card on Crossfire Motherboard

    No problem & yes, you can use XP (although you won't get DX10).
    Only thing that you can't do is add a second 8800GT & run SLI on a Crossfire chipset mobo.

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    Re: Nvidia card on Crossfire Motherboard

    Quote Originally Posted by BUFF View Post
    No problem & yes, you can use XP (although you won't get DX10).
    Only thing that you can't do is add a second 8800GT & run SLI on a Crossfire chipset mobo.
    Are you sure about that?
    A link was sent to me a little while ago when i asked if my Crossfire mobo could run SLi and the knowledgable person said yes

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    Re: Nvidia card on Crossfire Motherboard

    if you have seen hacked drivers for 88xx series cards let me know ...

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    Re: Nvidia card on Crossfire Motherboard

    Follwing on from this, i'd like to check that i can run an 8600GTS graphics card with a crossfire compatible mobo as i've been led to believe they will only accept ATI cards. If so Scan will be getting a call

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    Re: Nvidia card on Crossfire Motherboard

    PCIe is still PCIe, it doesn't matter who makes the chipset. You only need to worry about Crossfire/SLi crap when you have two GPU cards.
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    Re: Nvidia card on Crossfire Motherboard

    Thankyou for confirming my previous belief aidanjt

    Saved me a heart attack

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    Re: Nvidia card on Crossfire Motherboard

    I can confirm it's ok - I'm running a 7900GX2 on an Asus P5WDH deluxe. The card is actually the OEM model that lead to the 7950GX2, so it's SLI on a single card, and the board is for crossfire.

    What I'm hoping to be able to do in future is get a DX10 card, and put that in the other PCIe slot. I won't be able to run SLI with my SLI card, but I will be able to connect 4 screens. Don't see why I should get rid of the card that I already have if I can find a use for it.

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    Re: Nvidia card on Crossfire Motherboard

    can Abit AX78 run Nvidia card(single)?

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    Re: Nvidia card on Crossfire Motherboard

    Quote Originally Posted by chikuwa View Post
    can Abit AX78 run Nvidia card(single)?
    Yes. It's only really when you start doing multi-card graphics that chipset limitations appear.

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