A question about video cards and motherboards

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#1 Posted by Time_Lord (793 posts) -

Hello all I recently bought a Radeon HD 7950 for my current mother board only supports AMD CPUs. Now my question is if I switch to an intel motherboard will my new video card still work on it or am I stuck with AMD for my processor.

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#2 Posted by SirOptimusPrime (2045 posts) -

You can run an AMD card with an Intel processor, and nVidia with an AMD processor, no problem.

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#3 Posted by Colourful_Hippie (5732 posts) -

You're fine.

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#4 Edited by Time_Lord (793 posts) -

sweet now to look for a good motherboard

edit can any one recommend me a good Intel board for 300 usd or so.

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#6 Posted by Justin258 (14487 posts) -

It is processors (CPU's) that are motherboard specific, not graphics cards. If it's a PCI-e graphics card - which it is - and the motherboard has a PCI-e slot - which it does - you will be fine.

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#7 Posted by Slaegar (837 posts) -
@Devildoll said:


lol, 300 bucks for a motherboard?

thats pretty much last time i checked, atleast for the mainstream platforms.

heres and example. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131819

you could go cheaper if you wanted as well.

I use the P8Z77-V (not the PRO, the model down) and its a fantastic motherboard. Asus motherboards come with little connectors that you can plug the front headers of your case into which make life a lot easier.

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