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Is it possible to crossfire a gts 250 and 9800 gtx?

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March 7, 2010 2:52:59 AM

My motherboard supports it, but I'd rather ask before plugging things in.

I'm trying to get a little more life out of my system, and have the 9800GTX sitting around.


System Manufacturer: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO.,LTD
System Model: MS-7512
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8200 @ 2.66GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8192MB RAM
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a b Î Nvidia
March 7, 2010 3:27:46 AM

Apparently nVidia's drivers prevent this from happening.
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a b Î Nvidia
March 7, 2010 3:28:26 AM

Does your motherboard support SLI? That is the nVidia equivalent of crossfire(crossfire is only for ATI cards)

A quick google search is showing me that it likely doesnt in which case you are out of luck sorry.
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March 7, 2010 3:32:10 AM

That's what I thought, but I was hopeful.

Thanks everyone, have a great night!
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March 7, 2010 1:22:44 PM

Could he SLI a 9800GX2 and his card?
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a b Î Nvidia
March 7, 2010 1:27:28 PM

9800GX2+9800GTX should work. It's the equivalent of an HD5970 and an HD5870 in terms of cards.
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March 7, 2010 2:40:54 PM

Yeh, he should be able to pick up a 9800GX2 for like 150$ second hand. Also, it's realy not like a 5970+5870, mor elike 4870x2 and 4870.
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a b Î Nvidia
March 7, 2010 2:51:37 PM

Except that his board only supports CF not SLI
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