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North Bridges On Motherboards


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#1 jawknee912

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Posted 16 April 2006 - 10:36 PM

If the north bridge on a motherboard is made by Nvidia does it have to have a Nvidia graphics card for it? And if not is there any performance advantage in pairing an Nvidia card with an Nvidia motherboard? I'm wondering because I prefer Radeon GPUs and I was wanting to build a system with a specific motherboard but it has a Nvidia north bridge and is an SLI board.

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Posted 17 April 2006 - 12:16 AM

Shouldn't make any difference, all the northbridge chip does is conncet the CPU to the memory.

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