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jackofalltrades
Adept I

Amd and Nvidia in same computer

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I have a amd rx 590 I use for gaming and rendering I also have a Radeon Pro that has been utter garbage for rendering. I have an older Nvidia Tesla k10 8gb  Gddr 5 card that has no display ports its a GPU accelerator card. can I have my rx 590 and my quadro in the same computer at the same time.

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elstaci
MVP

Re: Amd and Nvidia in same computer

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Depends if the Nvidia Driver for your GPU card will not be in conflict with the AMD Driver for the AMD GPU Card.

You can try and see if you can install both at the same time. I would install the AMD Driver first and then see if Nvidia Driver will install and it won't be in conflict with the AMD Driver and GPU card.

Generally it is difficult to install both Graphics drivers for Nvidia and AMD in the same PC.

NOTE: CF - Crossfire is running two AMD GPU cards together and SLI -Scalable Link Interface is similar to Crossfire where you are running 2 or more Nvida GPU cards at the same time together.

Both don't apply in your case since you only have one Nvidia and one AMD GPU cards.

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EFermi
Challenger

Re: Amd and Nvidia in same computer

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They will not work together as CF/SLI setup. But, if your BIOS has a function to disable PCI-E slots completely, you can put them in, and switch in between by restarting and on-offing PCI-E slots. 

jackofalltrades
Adept I

Re: Amd and Nvidia in same computer

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whats a CF setup? the Nvidia Tesla doesn't have any display ports its a gpu accelerator link to image

I would send render job to it mostly for different 3d apps but not use it at all as a display, I just dont know if I put it in if it will over ride my amd gpu.

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elstaci
MVP

Re: Amd and Nvidia in same computer

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Depends if the Nvidia Driver for your GPU card will not be in conflict with the AMD Driver for the AMD GPU Card.

You can try and see if you can install both at the same time. I would install the AMD Driver first and then see if Nvidia Driver will install and it won't be in conflict with the AMD Driver and GPU card.

Generally it is difficult to install both Graphics drivers for Nvidia and AMD in the same PC.

NOTE: CF - Crossfire is running two AMD GPU cards together and SLI -Scalable Link Interface is similar to Crossfire where you are running 2 or more Nvida GPU cards at the same time together.

Both don't apply in your case since you only have one Nvidia and one AMD GPU cards.

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FacePlants
Adept I

Re: Amd and Nvidia in same computer

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Totally agree that the compatibility between the two driver packages will be the primary challenge. I've had GPUs from AMD and Nvidia in the same machine in the past but it took some extra work and research to find driver versions that played nicely with each other.

 

If you get it working, record which drivers you're using because there is still the possibility that a future update will come out that breaks your config.