Solved Whats the difference between SLI and Crossfire? Tags: Graphics Cards Crossfire SLI Graphics Last response: December 24, 2012 11:56 PM in Graphics & Displays Share kenng December 24, 2012 11:41:32 PM So what is the real difference? I know SLI is associated with Nvidia cards and Crossfire with radeon. But is there anything else besides that? Do some motherboard support one, but not the other? More about : whats difference sli crossfire Best solution Brett928S2 a b U Graphics card December 24, 2012 11:48:13 PM Share Hi Precisely what you said... its make, nothing else... All the best Brett kenng December 24, 2012 11:51:13 PM Best answer selected by kenng. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer cygone December 24, 2012 11:56:32 PM to run SLI you need a bios hook that the MB manufactures need to pay a premium to nVidia to include this hook in thier bios firmware. All MBs can run Crossfire with no extra bios hooks. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources difference between x8 and x16 SLI\crossfire Forum SLI ? CRossfire ? whats the difference Forum What 's the difference between running CrossFire on x8/x8 and x16/x16? Forum Whats the difference between a x1800 GTO and a RX? Forum What\'s the difference between running CrossFire on x8/x8 and x16/x16? Forum Silencer 750: Diff between SLI and Crossfire cert? Forum Difference between Crossfire and SLI ..?? Forum Whats the Difference Between X1950XTX and X1950 Crossfire Ed Forum How much of a difference would there be between two crossfired 7970 and a 5990? Forum What 's the difference between PCI express 2.0 x16/2.0 x8/2.0 x4? Forum Difference between Sager NP9170 and NP9370? Forum What is main difference between AMD's 800 and 900 series chipsets ? Forum SLI / CrossFire FAQs Forum EVGA FTW or Gigabyte GTX 670? Forum Sli 670 and 670 ftw Forum [Solved] If memory doesn't stack for SLI, what happens to it? Forum [Solved] Can my XFX Core Edition SingleRail 750W run Crossfire Radeon HD 6950s? Forum [Solved] Can i use 2 different nVidia Graphics Card not in SLI Forum 3 way SLI issues. GTX 660 ti card not showing Forum GTX 680 SC+ SLI not booting Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !