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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;13384780 
This. All it EVER was, was an Nvidia marketing gimmick. That's all.

No. It was another company's idea that had some serious promise as it wasn't entirely limited to any ONE company either. Then Nvidia bought the rights and now own PhysX. >_>

No harm in a marketing gimmick. If it rolls in the sales, why bother stopping?

Though PhysX IS overrated. I will admit that.
     
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It's not dead already?
I've played 2 games that use it. Batman and Mafia II
Plenty of other games could use it though but cheap devs don't care enough to add a feature that only some people might use
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don't console games make use of physx?
castlevania during startup says physx
There are CPU PhysX and GPU PhysX. Only a handful of PC games actually use GPU PhysX.

Nvidia still needs to work on the CPU PhysX. There were a lot of deprecated code that made CPU PhysX slow in the older versions. I don't know about the newer versions (if there are any).
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now half life 2 and portal 2, that is what i call real physx, using only cpu, beautiful how the bridge collapses
You are joking right?

You can't compare these games.

Mafia 2 and metro 2033 for example, aren't just about throwing a few objects in the air and calculate physx.

They are calculating movements, wind effect, lot of object. In mafia 2 on some areas you have up to 40 to 50 objects, not including cloths.
This is why they are so heavy.

Portal 2 cpu physx. Bah. Its such a simple game regarding graphics and physx.
Try to do the same thing with the same engine, with 50 complicated objects and not a silly box, and you get a 1 FPS fun.

GPU physx comes in order to fix the issue of extreme multiple objects and heavy calculations. Not just throwing one box from a roof-top...
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Physx isn't a dying technology. It's a dead technology.

Only the most credulous and gullible people will promote Physx. Nvidia deceptively promotes dozens of games as being Physx compatible, when in reality only 2 or 3 games that you would ever play actually have hardware Physx (and Metro 2033 isn't one of them).

DICE demonstrated with Frostbite that no one needs GPU-based physics. Bad Company 2 is easily the best example of physics and destructibility in any game ever made, no gimmicks required.

The notion that a flapping piece of cloth shows the greatness of Physx is so laughable; it only shows how useless the tech has been and will forever be.
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Can't be dying at all, we'll see more physx in other games.. especially that new batman game. This thread spells like how everyone thought PC gaming is dying and it's not.
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ok well if physX is dying or dead, what about cuda?
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Bring on the bullet physics & put some lime on the corpse of physx to make it disappear altogether even faster...
    
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Physx is a dead gimmick.
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PhysX is more of a perk than anything, not that many games use it.
     
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