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ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ Technology Question

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  1. ov2rey New Member

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    ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ Technology

    Based on ATI CrossFireX™ multi-GPU technology, ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ takes your gaming experience to the next level boosting PC performance. ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ is one of the technology features included under the ATI Hybrid Graphics technology umbrella brand. It brings multi-GPU performance capabilities by enabling an AMD 780 integrated graphics processor and a discrete graphics processor to operate simultaneously with combined output to a single display for blisteringly-fast frame rates. Unleash the graphics performance that you’ve been waiting for on a mainstream Windows Vista® PC!

    How Does ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ Work?

    ATI Hybrid Graphics technology enables a discrete graphics processor and an integrated graphics processor to render simultaneously in ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ mode, in Windows Vista® to help provide a significant performance boost to AMD-based systems

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    so my questions is: when i using ATI Hybrid CrossFireX which DVI port do i plug in?

    mainboard or graphic card for supporting ATI Hybrid CrossFireX????
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    Marineborn New Member

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    if i had to guess, im about 90% on the main ati card, its probably a ccc option that enables hybrid
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    no. you connect to the IGP on the mainboard.

    I've crossfired a radeon 3450 with my 3200IGP, and i had to be connected to the mainboards IGP to recognise as crossfire capable.

    I dont know if you can crossfire higher end cards with it, but i know the 3450 crossfire didnt improve performance very much at all.
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    hmm.. anyone can give a 100% answer correct?
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    i just did. i've ran crossfireX with an IGP before.
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    okie thanks!
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    If you're planning on using it with your curremt motherboard and graphics card, then I'm pretty sure it wont work, unless your P45 motherboard somehow has an ATI 3200 IGP in it.
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    from his sig

    Daddy HTPC setup ^^
    BioStarTA790GX3/AMD 7750BE DualCore@3.2Ghz/4Gb/WD250/Win7Build7057 32bitsHTPC

    maybe that system supports it.
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    yes biostar support it..
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    as stated on here it only works with video cards with the same GPU core. The page itself says "enabling the AMD Chipset's integrated graphics processor and a discrete GPU (ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series ATI Radeon™ HD 3400 Series) to operate simultaneously"

    as i found in testing, even crossfiring with an onboard... the cards are still pathetically slow.
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    Hybrid Crossfire ONLY works with the 2 cards Mussels mentioned, kind of annoying really.
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    Best result for Hybrid CFX is the very rare 3470.

    Go single card.

    You can get better speed with fanless 4350 for a htpc.

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