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does the msi p55-gd65 allow me to run a physx i know it can do sli can i do sli and a physx or just 1 or the other.
i know that the pcie speed decrease by have cards in sli mode to 8*8 i have searched and found no answer please help as this board is already order and need to know what graphics card to get and how many thanks
    
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physx is not motherboard dependent.
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ok so it will work with sli and a physx so i can get 3 gtx 560ti and i should be fine
    
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Yeah, run two in SLI with bridge, make GPU2 (the third one) physx
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what will my speed down too? cause 16\\3= 5.3333333 each
    
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Originally Posted by everlast42987 View Post
what will my speed down too? cause 16\\3= 5.3333333 each
That's hard to say without letting us know what motherboard you have... Even if it drops to 8x8x4 it will be fine...
 
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post #7 of 16
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my board is a msi p55-gd65 and it coming here in 2 days http://www.msi.com/product/mb/P55-GD65.html#?div=Detail
    
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post #8 of 16
That board only has two PCI-E slots. Forget about physx its not worth it and just get two of those 560's.
 
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post #9 of 16
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That board only has two PCI-E slots. Forget about physx its not worth it and just get two of those 560's.
ok thank you that answer now with the 560 ti http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&sku=E145-0564 im getting this one to have crysis2 and then i will get another one should my gaming greatly increase mostly my fps
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post #10 of 16
Is this for your sig rig?

Judging from the motherboard selection I expect it is... Do you have a new PSU ordered?

You will see a massive improvement over the onboard video, even more if you overclock the CPU. I would just get a single 560 and see how you feel about the performance, before you buy another.
 
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