Hello, I have just bought a new mobo and wants to know what are the things I require to enable Hybrid Crossfire on the machine. Also could you tell me what cables I require & where on the mobo do I need to connect to. I have never tried crossfire before.
My system specs are:
AMD Phenom II X4 945
Corsair 2x2gb 1333Mhz RAM
WD 500gb HDD
PSU 650W CoolerMaster
Just forget about it. The only card you can use for hybrid crossfire is the HD5450. In general it really isn't worthwhile unless you just happen to already have one of the required motherboards and cards and even then the boost is nothing special really. If your goal is gaming then you would be much better off just buying a better card than the HD5450 and if you aren't going to be gaming then your integrated graphics can likely handle your needs.
I do intend to game on my machine which is why I got this mobo thinking its a good thing to start with.. Can you suggest me a good card in a reasonable budget so that I can get some good performance?
Another thing.. does it have to be ATI Radeon on this mobo or can I fix an NVIDIA as well?