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Old May 6, 2008, 04:48 PM
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Originally Posted by CMetaphor View Post
Um, AMD has already done this. Hybrid Crossfire on 780G boards exists and is working Now (when paired with a 3400 or 3600 series video card i believe). It was the first to allow the discrete card to be turned off (and the monitor is plugged into the motherboards VGA/DVI always as well). This is old news in terms of ATI, so Nvidia is just trying to save face and not loose too much of the market.
This certainly takes it up a step though.

AMD's current solution doesn't work with cards designed for gaming, and I don't remember anything about it powering down the discrete card automatically based on GFX load.
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