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    Default Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    I have a 7990 and a GTX 770. Curious if I can use the dual bios and install both the cards on the same mobo? Bios 1 would boot from SSD 1 and the Nvidia GTX 770 and Bios 2 would boot from SSD 2 with the 7990. Has anyone tried this before? Has it crossed anyone elses mind? I'm just experitmenting on my test bench and I haven't tried it yet. I want to see what I can pull off with game X working best with Nvidia GPU's and game Y working best with AMD GPU's.

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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    I dont think I have seen anyone try this. I look forward to your results. I say try it. If it doesnt work Let me borrow thay 7990! Honestly I dont see how a 770 could do better then a 7990 in anything lol
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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    the 7990 is going in a build for someone else but I have it for the next couple of weeks.

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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    your just being selfish! lol
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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    Lol, sometimes the best part of doing builds for other people is you get to play with things first

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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    Quote Originally Posted by saturn97 View Post
    Lol, sometimes the best part of doing builds for other people is you get to play with things first
    I know exactly what you mean. The part that sucks is when the build is so much better then your own and you have to give it to them! Delay Delay! haha
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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    I have to make sure it's stable. I would hate to turn it over and have it crash.

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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    Sandy check you facebook I sent you a message there earlier.

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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    I'm pretty sure nvidia drivers are designed to self destruct if an AMD card is detected.

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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    I can disable the PCI-e slot on the one bios and vise versa. I am going to boot from 2 seperate drives. I am going to try in out, and I will let you all know the results.

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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    Quote Originally Posted by saturn97 View Post
    I can disable the PCI-e slot on the one bios and vise versa. I am going to boot from 2 seperate drives. I am going to try in out, and I will let you all know the results.
    Hmmm.......this is interesting. id like to hear the results on that myself.
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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    Quote Originally Posted by saturn97 View Post
    I can disable the PCI-e slot on the one bios and vise versa. I am going to boot from 2 seperate drives. I am going to try in out, and I will let you all know the results.
    Then I guess it could work, not sure why you would do it but it could be a fun little project

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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    I thought the second BIOS would only kick in if the first one was corrupt. ???

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    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    Then I guess it could work, not sure why you would do it but it could be a fun little project
    I'm just bored for the moment and have some free time this weekend. My fishing trip on the cape got canceled due to rough seas, so I got to stay home and play a little bit. I haven't been able to get it to work yet. Running into issues. Keeps telling me the drivers are corrupt, lol

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    Default Re: Using Dual Bios to install AMD and Nvidia GPU's?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob2701 View Post
    I thought the second BIOS would only kick in if the first one was corrupt. ???
    Nope its a switch.

    Quote Originally Posted by saturn97 View Post
    I'm just bored for the moment and have some free time this weekend. My fishing trip on the cape got canceled due to rough seas, so I got to stay home and play a little bit. I haven't been able to get it to work yet. Running into issues. Keeps telling me the drivers are corrupt, lol
    Good luck lol

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