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Old September 1, 2010, 12:56 PM
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Default Lucid Introduces UNITY Graphics Board Architecture

Early this week, Lucid announced its arming video card manufacturers with the new Unity graphics board architecture for the HYDRALOGIX engine (previously known as HYDRA). Now graphics board vendors for the first time can combine a single HYDRALOGIX 200 real time distributed processor with any single NVIDIA or ATI GPU, creating an affordable, flexib... [ Read full article ]
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Wasn't there some issue between MSI and nVidia over this?
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Don't ask me, I just post the stuff.....


The Hydra chip as we know it, has, until now, only been available on a motherboard by motherboard basis. In fact only a very specific board, from a specific company; MSI.

The "Unity" chip will allow card manufacturers to build it onto the video card itself, allowing the HYDRA (multiGPU, multi vendor) technology to be used with what ever motherboard you wish.

Also, because it can be implemented at the card mfg level, there is no need to co-ordinate with NVIDIA or ATI..eerr AMD sorry.... to be able to make it work

So basically, you can buy a video card, with the HYDRALOGIX 200 engine and chip implemented and use it with any other video card you wish for a multi-gpu setup.
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It's basically something (either already on the motherboard or through a pcie card) that will allow you to do crossfire/SLI with any card. For example you could do sli/xfire with one 5870 and one GTX 480.

I hope that is clear.
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Now let's see them make it actually work, and then maybe I'll be interested.
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Don't ask me, I just post the stuff.....


The Hydra chip as we know it, has, until now, only been available on a motherboard by motherboard basis. In fact only a very specific board, from a specific company; MSI.

The "Unity" chip will allow card manufacturers to build it onto the video card itself, allowing the HYDRA (multiGPU, multi vendor) technology to be used with what ever motherboard you wish.

Also, because it can be implemented at the card mfg level, there is no need to co-ordinate with NVIDIA or ATI..eerr AMD sorry.... to be able to make it work

So basically, you can buy a video card, with the HYDRALOGIX 200 engine and chip implemented and use it with any other video card you wish for a multi-gpu setup.
For some one that just post the stuff you explain like my prog teacher that mean, even the hardest thing became clear

Thx alot fiXT for the clarification!
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For some one that just post the stuff you explain like my prog teacher that mean, even the hardest thing became clear

Thx alot FiXT for the clarification!
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damn...thx bojangles! I dunno why I always mix them XD Sorry fiXT is that insult you in any way
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