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Amd X6 and Nvidia graphics card question

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August 16, 2010 4:35:18 AM

I have recently built a new computer and I was talking to a friend about getting a graphics card. I told him I was looking into the nvidia gtx 460 and he told me that only the ati cards take full advantage of the new phenom x6 cores or something like that. I was rather skeptical and im not sure if he misunderstood my intentions or whatever. Anyways a straight forward answer from someone who knows would be great. Thank you very much.

PS This is a singular graphics card I am not looking into SLI(especially since its a Cross Fire board)

My computer

AMD Phenom X6 1050t 2.8ghz
Asus M4a89GTD Pro Motherboard
No graphics card right now
and other specs arent too important for this question
a b U Graphics card
August 16, 2010 4:40:16 AM

if you're not going to SLI, then you shouldn't run into any problems running a nvidia card with an amd cpu
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a b U Graphics card
August 16, 2010 4:42:52 AM

To put it bluntly, your friend has no idea what he's talking about.
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a b U Graphics card
August 16, 2010 4:47:58 AM

^yes, it appears your friend is an idiot
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