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Old 11-21-2006, 11:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it possible to run SLI without an SLI compatible motherboard?

Also is it possible to run Crossfire on any motherboard, and without the crossfire editions of the ATI cards? Or do they have to be the crossfire editions?
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no its not possible to run SLI on a non-SLI board, hence the name SLI motherborads. and as far as im concerned the only cardsthat run in crossfire are crossfire edition cards.
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I had a feeling that was the case.
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no, this is not true, certain boards have hacked drivers that will let you run sli/crossfire.... i know one of the older s939 dfi boards had a hack to let you run sli
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well....i was trying to not get TOO technical .....lol
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ya.. lol, its kinda hard to find hacked drivers too
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Lol so basically it can't be done? Oh, but is there specific boards required for crossfire, or is it able to run on any motherboard?
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yes, the boards have to be crossfire ready. Most 975x boards are crossfire
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