Thoughts about NVidia + ATI together - only Windows

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by kvfb97, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. kvfb97 macrumors newbie

    Aug 6, 2007

    I have searched the forum and I can't come to a conclusion whether using both makes of GPU is compatible in a Mac Pro. I know most people would disagree with doing it, but does it actually not work?

    I have a 3,1 with an ATI HD2600, and have a spare 7800GTX lying about. I only need to use it in Windows.

  2. Genghis Khan macrumors 65816

    Genghis Khan

    Jun 3, 2007
    Melbourne, Australia
    depends which windows you're using...from memory, xp and 7 can handle it, but vista can't

    that said, from what i've heard, it's better to swap cards between start-ups rather then have both

    with that said, i'd take what i just said with a grain of salt

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