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SLi + CrossfireX in Mac Pro?


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Now OSX doesn't support many graphics cards, while that mac pro can hold quite a few. I know that you can put a windows card in a Mac Pro and it will work in Windows, but not OSX (the Nvidia GTX480 for example) But what about SLi and CrossfireX. Would they work in Windows in a Mac Pro?

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SLI and Crossfire support is a function of the BIOS and chipset - that is, they need to be specifically implemented. And in the case of the Mac Pro, they are not.

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Ah, ok thanks for the reply.

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