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MSI to release new Hydra driver for mixed Multi-GPU

We’ve picked up news from MSI regarding the latest implementation of Multi-GPU processing on the Big Bang Fuzion mainboard. Using the Lucid Hydra chipset, MSI was able to get two GeForce GTX 470 to run with a Radeon HD 5870 Lightning to complete 3DMark. More inside.

MSI has been working on a driver to enable something called “X-mode” on their Big Bang Fuzion mainboard sporting the Lucid Hydra. This will allow support for 3-Way multi-GPU setups using mixed graphics accelerators. Here are some shots of the testing so far:

The results you see were obtained from early drivers, with a graphics accelerator cocktail consisting 2 GeForce GTX 470 and one HD 5870 Lightning. Tests were run at 1920×1200.

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