ATI Graphics in a Intel Machine?

insavannah

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Can I run 2 ATI Graphics cards in a Intel i5 machine using a GIGABYTE GA-P55-UD4P LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard ?

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KidHorn

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Generally speaking, P55 isn't as good as x58 for running more than one card. I think just about all x58 boards have 2 x16 slots while most P55 have one x16 and have a x8 or x4 in another. You may not notice much of a difference between the two though.
 

1ce

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P55 doesn't support two full bandwidth x16 slots with the on-die PCIe controller. However if you add an external PCIe controller you can add extra lanes. This is how it was done in the past, before PCIe on-die was available.