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    Default Is it SLI or Crossfire or "CrossSLI"?

    GeForce + Radeon: Previewing DirectX 12 Multi-Adapter with Ashes of the Singularity

    Source: http://www.anandtech.com/show/9740/directx-12-geforce-plus-radeon-mgpu-preview


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan Smith from AnandTech
    Ultimately as gamers all we can do is take a wait-and-see approach to the whole matter. But as DirectX 12 game development ramps up, I am cautiously optimistic that positive experiences like Ashes will help encourage other developers to plan for multi-adapter support as well.
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    So, iGPU is going to be a thing now...and one can put AMD + Nvidia in a single PC...very nice...(if the damn developers want it )
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    people have been using AMD with Nvidia card form a long time ago..

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    Quote Originally Posted by giant View Post
    people have been using AMD with Nvidia card form a long time ago..
    without doing a very unstable driver hack? on any kind of AMD/Nvidia cards? I heard about using Nvidia cards as physX hardware with AMD ones. And, I don't think Explicit Multi-Adapter was a built-in thing before DirectX 12 (maybe with LucidLogix...but the real world gains were too little). Now, this technology is legit in a sense that nobody has to be an expert to run a multi-gpu setup. And, just look at the performance gains...

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaziishan View Post
    without doing a very unstable driver hack? on any kind of AMD/Nvidia cards? I heard about using Nvidia cards as physX hardware with AMD ones. And, I don't think Explicit Multi-Adapter was a built-in thing before DirectX 12 (maybe with LucidLogix...but the real world gains were too little). Now, this technology is legit in a sense that nobody has to be an expert to run a multi-gpu setup. And, just look at the performance gains...
    does this mean even if i have my old 4650 1gig DDR2, it will increase the performance when i couple with a better gpu??

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    Quote Originally Posted by giant View Post
    does this mean even if i have my old 4650 1gig DDR2, it will increase the performance when i couple with a better gpu??
    I don't think DX10 cards count? :/
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    As the Ashes developers said themselves, it isn't easy to program for multi-adapter and it has to be done seperately. I don't know how many developers will want to undertake the task.

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    Quote Originally Posted by giant View Post
    does this mean even if i have my old 4650 1gig DDR2, it will increase the performance when i couple with a better gpu??
    Quote Originally Posted by Sybaris Caesar View Post
    I don't think DX10 cards count? :/
    DX12 feature so ...but I think any DX12 "supported" card should do (since they have used 7970 and 680)...I am not sure but Nvidia is supporting DX12 down to 500 or 400 series and AMD is down to 6000? ...

    Quote Originally Posted by shawon0418 View Post
    As the Ashes developers said themselves, it isn't easy to program for multi-adapter and it has to be done seperately. I don't know how many developers will want to undertake the task.
    Yes, that's the whole summary of the story...Will the developers do the extra task to support older gpus? History says they probably won't...

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