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metro 2033 and batman Arkham asylum

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scroll down and you'll see just how many games use physx
I only own three games on that list. And I haven't played them for some months.

GPU PhysX is in dire need of a killer app. Nothing on that list is a killer app.
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I think it was DOA. I've never been interested in it as it would need a dedicated card to run efficiently. And, when you have games with insanely good physics like Bad Company 2, which runs maxed on a 5850, why bother with getting a dedicated card to see a couple of flags waving and some clothes tattering? It really isn't useful at all.
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Gotta admit it can look good.
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iirc, Section 8: Prejudice supports it.. feel free to correct me if i'm wrong!

The only game that I really saw a difference was Batman... and Mafia II's was cool, but I had to make one 460 dedicated just to play that with any good framerate. In short... it's neat, but not worth the framerate hit.
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GPU PhysX is dead because of the lack of support. I can't name any games that actually use it - and I can't believe that people are still buying GPUs to act as dedicated PhysX cards - a bit extravagant, don't you think?
I buy GPUs to act as my main video card and the card being replaced acts as a dedicated PhysX card. It's practical to me.
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