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Dual ATI Video Cards in Asus A8N-SLI Premium

Discussion in 'ATI' started by Derek, Nov 3, 2005.

  1. Derek

    Derek Guest

    I wanted to stay with ATI video cards and output to 4 monitors. Can this
    be done in this nForce4 motherboard? It does have an option in the bios
    to run the board in "dual video mode" and select either SLI or
    multi-monitor. In dual video mode the 2 PCI-E x16 slots run at x8. But
    will an ATI PCI-E x16 card work in a x16 slot running at x8?

    Thanks for any advice.

    Derek, Nov 3, 2005
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  2. There isn't even a snowball's chance in hell of getting 2 ATI cards to
    work on an NF4 board. If you did 30 seconds of research, you could have
    avoiding posting such a noob question.

    Am I Batman or Superman? I'm so confused.
    Batman or Superman, Nov 6, 2005
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  3. Derek

    J. Clarke Guest

    He didn't say that he wanted to run SLI. He wants 4 monitors, which would
    pretty much preclude SLI. Do you have any reason to believe that dual ATI
    boards will not work in a PCI Express motherboard if one is not attempting
    to run SLI?
    J. Clarke, Nov 6, 2005
  4. Derek

    First of One Guest

    Yes. It will work. In fact, a 6800 and a X800 can co-exist in the same
    system, though the drivers are not 100% stable.
    First of One, Nov 11, 2005
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