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Ok so i have a system using a 560ti video card. Every thing on system below is what i have except the cards are diffrent. Anyway i have a 8400gs 1gbddr3 video card literally sitting next to my computer. would it in any way benfit my graphics or pc at all to install it in the #2 pci e slot.
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You could install it as a PhsyX card for a performance boost in a limited number of games or use it to power a third monitor. Otherwise, no, it would have no effect on anything.
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I think not.
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post #4 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by -Apocalypse- View Post
You could install it as a PhsyX card for a performance boost in a limited number of games or use it to power a third monitor. Otherwise, no, it would have no effect on anything.
I don't think 8400 has CUDA
+560 almost can't feel the weight of PhysX computations.
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post #5 of 13
That 8400 is pretty much useless. Even if you did try to use it for physx the card is so weak that it will most likely bottleneck your other gpu.

Edit: you could always throw it in your rig for a 24/7 folding card
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Originally Posted by -Apocalypse- View Post
You could install it as a PhsyX card for a performance boost in a limited number of games or use it to power a third monitor. Otherwise, no, it would have no effect on anything.
Hmmm. Do you know which games it could help with? thanks for input.
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well thanks to all. i thought it was a dump question. ill just throw it away. nothing more for me to do with it. unlesss someone wants to pay to get it shipped to thiem cause its not going to do me anygood.
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Well can i buy any nvideo card to run sli or do i have to have a 560 ti . figured i would ask since i opened a stupid question tread anyway.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lp75220 View Post
Well can i buy any nvideo card to run sli or do i have to have a 560 ti . figured i would ask since i opened a stupid question tread anyway.
You would have to buy another 560ti. It can be any model from any maker but it has to be a 560ti
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post #10 of 13
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Well i guess this is solved. thanks all.
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