Hello, I have a NF4 based lanparty board paired with a 165 Opty. I want to add one of the new 5000series ATI video cards but hear they won't work with NF4 chipset boards unless the MF has updated the bios - does anyone know if 5000 series video cards work with the NF4 lanparty boards?
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Well PCI-E 2.0 is backward compatible with PCI-E 1.0, so it should work fine, however make sure you have an adequate PSU(Also update your BIOS to the latest version,it won't do any harm)
I know that it should work - but I've read two different threads where someone mentioned that they couldn't get it to work in two different NF4 boards. Then I read a thread on AVSFORUM by someone who said they were getting one and would find out if it worked on their NF4 board - but they've not followed-up.
It seems it's a board-to-board thing and was hoping someone on this DFI forum have tried to use a 5000series card on an NF4 board and share their experience.
I plan to use the latest BIOS, I just don't want to order and have to pay return shipping if it doesn't work.