4 posts in this topic

Just got the parts to upgrade my Q6600 system to a i5-2500k rig, using a Gigabyte Z68A-D3H-B3 motherboard. One of the features on the board is some LucidLogix Virtu GPU Virtualization thing, where aparently it can switch between the onboard for mundane tasks, and my 560+ for more demanding stuff. I've read through the manuals, as well as an article on it from anandtech, and I can't figure out which card to connect my TV to (using my TV as a display). I use HDMI, and both my standalone card and the motherboard have HDMI.

So I ask you this rather silly question, which one do I use? My guess is the motherboards connector.

Thanks.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Well you'll certainly notice if you've got it wrong when you try and load up a DX11 game. If you can't find it in the manual, a few minutes of trial and error are in order.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Well you'll certainly notice if you've got it wrong when you try and load up a DX11 game. If you can't find it in the manual, a few minutes of trial and error are in order.

If

Well you'll certainly notice if you've got it wrong when you try and load up a DX11 game. If you can't find it in the manual, a few minutes of trial and error are in order.

If the motherboard supports HDMI, use that (since that is also the default input for TVs and other non-PC video devices).

Fortunately, I have a display with three different input options (D-sub, DVI-D, and HDMI), so I'll be able to connect DVI-D to my discrete GPU, and the HDMI input to the onboard HDMI connection (ASUS P8Z68V-LX) when booting up Hiren's once the assemblage is done.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have an Asus Z68 board and my manual says to connect your display to the video card in order to run in "d-Mode" which is recommended for gaming performance. You have to install the LucidLogix Virtu software and set the Initial Graphic Adaptor to PCIE or PCI (instead of iGPU) in BIOS. I assume it's the same for all manufacturers.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.