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Differentiate CUDA Cores(NVIDIA) and Stream processor(ATI/AMD)

I think the question is answered here but I'm still wondering if what is the difference between the units it is referring to. For example, a GTX 570 has 480 CUDA cores, while the ATI equivalent HD ...
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Having two graphic cards at the same time [closed]

I have a ATI HD5870 graphic card as my main one but I need to use CUDA so I bought a Geforce GT630. Can I plug them both in my PCI-E slots? I obviously want to use one at a time (I have one monitor ...
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1answer
382 views

Mix nVidia with ATI for 3 monitor setup?

I am currently working with 2 Monitors and a nVidia GTX560 Ti on an Asus p8p67 motherboard. Because one of my old monitors is kind of crap, I was wondering if I could buy a new one and setup the old ...
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0answers
468 views

Does ATI or Nvidia support HDMI 3D without proprietary glasses/hardware?

So I currently have HDMI going from my computer's ATI card to my TV. The TV supports 3D via standard 3pin hookup for an emitter+shutter glasses. It's an older ATI card which doesn't support AMD ...
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1answer
539 views

Run 3 monitors on two different video cards?

Can I run 3 monitors on two different video cards? I have an ATI and Nvidia brand card. The ATI has 2 HDMI connections. They both work. Both cards are also picked up in Windows, one being the ATI ...
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0answers
89 views

Mixing AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards on one system [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiple video cards on Windows 7 I have a bit of a problem with graphics cards that I'd appreciate advice on. On the one hand, I need an ATI graphics card, because a ...
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1answer
654 views

Linux: Display output only goes to one graphics card after it starts udev

I've got two graphics cards in a system, both of which have all of the monitors enabled up until it gets to :: Starting udevd... done. in the boot process. After it gets past there, the 2 monitors ...
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1answer
336 views

Install ATI Chipset Drivers when Using Nvidia Card?

I bought a new motherboard (with integrated ATI graphics) that came with ATI drivers for the chipset. Should I install the chipset drivers even though I am using an Nvidia graphics card in the ...
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1answer
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ATI and NVIDIA card in same motherboard for CUDA

I want to run an HD6990 and a GTX 460 in the same machine, using the HD6990 for gaming and the 460 for CUDA - not for display. Is this feasible? I am running Windows 7
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2answers
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Replacing nVidia GeForce 8800 GT with AMD Radeon 6870

I'm going to buy AMD Radeon 6870 to replace my old nVidia 8800 GT. Which steps should I follow while replacing the graphics card? Do I need to reinstall Windows? Computer specifications: ASUS ...
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2answers
156 views

3 Monitor Setup [closed]

I'm in the process of building a new machine, and I'm trying to figure out which brand of video cards is better for triple display(AMD or nVidia). I've read AMD's cards offer it. But does nVidias? ...
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1answer
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Any major problems when using a NVidia and an ATI graphic cards in the same PC?

I have decided to develop a 3D game, and I need a new PC with recent hardware to use as my "baseline" for performance and compatibility profiling/testing. Now, I would like to test it on both a ...
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1answer
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Linux: Use NVIDIA and ATI cards in the same computer

I've got the following graphics cards installed in my computer: $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon HD 4770 [RV740] 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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1answer
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PhysX with ATI + NVidia cards in same computer

I've researched this a bit, however all the information is from previous years and I'm not sure if it applies now. Basically, I have an ATI 4770 and a NVidia NVS 290 and am wondering if it is possible ...
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What is the current state of Linux video driver support?

I am thinking of buying a new video card. My primary OS is Linux, so I want to know whether ATI or Nvidia has better Linux driver support. I know that both companies support Linux, but am wondering ...
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0answers
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Use Asus M4A88T-M internal graphics with PCIe-graphics

I have an Asus M4A88T-M Motherboard with an internal ATI HD4250 graphics card. I also have a Nvidia Geforce GFX460 sitting on my PCIe-Port. I want to use 3 Screens and for this, I want to use the ...
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1answer
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ATI HD5570 DDR3 2GB or HD5670 DDR5 1GB? [closed]

I don't know whether to post this this on gaming or here, so I just pick one since it's not about game.. Hope u guys know this, which one is better in terms of best value for money?? or better yet, ...
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2answers
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What is the minimum graphics card that supports Windows Aero?

I want transparency, mini previews when hover on taskbar buttons, etc. The lowest graphics card that I've tested is an Nvidia GeForce 6100. I've found in the market GeForce FX5200/5500 but I don't ...
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4answers
588 views

Different graphic cards drivers while booting from external media

I am booting a certain system of mine with ubuntu 9.10 from external HDD. I am satisfied with the setup and it works fine, however I would like to modify it so that I can choose which graphic card ...
2
votes
2answers
610 views

Can I use an ATI based video card at the same time with nVidia on-board video card?

My new computer -- AMD Athlon X2 250 -- has a built-in nVidia chipset with 1 VGA port. I'd like to also use my ATI X300/X550 256MB PCI Card for an additional monitors. Is it possible to make use of ...
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0answers
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Triple monitors with ATI and nVidia card - was working, now confused

I had a triple monitor setup working in Windows 7 with an ATI card as my primary and a cheap nVidia card as my secondary. The ATI card powered two monitors and the nVidia powered the third. Everything ...
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5answers
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Hardware for 4 Monitors

Looking to build several systems to output to 4 monitors over DVI. I notice most of the recent Nvidia and ATI/AMD cards have dual-DVI ports. Can I simply install two of these cards to get four ...
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1answer
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3 Monitors 2 different graphic cards

I am looking to add a third monitor to my workstation. I currently have 2 monitors connected to a geforce gt 120. I am wanting to find the cheapest solution on adding another monitor, I have a old ati ...
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2answers
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Multiple video cards on Windows 7

I've got an Nvidia Geforce 9500GT and am thinking of buying an ATI Radeon HD 4850. I have two PCI-Express slots. Would I be able to run these cards simultaneously on Windows 7? I want to also be ...
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5answers
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Choosing between two video cards: nVidia GTS240/250 vs. ATI HD4870

This is for a Dell gaming PC (XPS 630) but it's primarily used for work stuff (software development, video editing) not so much for high end gaming (I'm still playing Star Craft ) My main criteria is ...