Solved Nvidia card support on AMD crossfire motherboard.

August 11, 2013 at 23:04:29
Specs: Windows 7 , intel core2quad q6600
I came across one such motherboard of Gigabyte GA B75 which i am planning to buy since it fits into my budget these MoBo have multi graphics support for AMD CrossFireX technology, but i am traditional intel & Nvidia user so it is a bit confusing for me, should i buy these MoBo ? is it Ok to use my existing Nvidia quadro 600 on motherboard which have AMD technology ? Recently i have bought intel corei7 3770 CPU and now i am looking for proper motherboard. Some one please help me solve these puzzle.

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#1
August 12, 2013 at 05:26:09
You weren't specific about the model, Gigabyte offers about a dozen boards based on the B75. There's no reason you can't use an Nvidia card but if you're concerned about the Crossfire support, choose one of the other models.

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/li...


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#2
August 12, 2013 at 06:23:02
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Your VGA card will work as long as the mobo you buy supports the card type regardless of CPU. I am assuming the Q600 is PCI X 2.0 - so for optimal performance of the VGA card you would want at least that or higher.

The AMD crossfire X is specific to the AMD family video cards (RAEDON), so you wouldn't be able to add anymore Q600 cards or utilize nvidia SLI (Nvidia's version of crossfire X) to have multiple nvidia cards installed on the system. So, if you wanted to utlize 2 (or more depending on the board) video cards, they would need to be matching AMD Raedon's.

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#3
August 16, 2013 at 23:04:17
Thanx for the reply. My nearby Store doesn't have this motherboard right now, but they have suggested me Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H motherboard. They claim it also have same specs like one you have suggested.

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/pr...


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