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Hello

I have a gtx 560 ti that I just got back from pny. Had to rma it. My question is, should I use it as a physx card or sell it? Im getting another 570 next week and I have an open slot for the 560 ti. What do you guys think?
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Sounds like a good plan, although PhysX is only used in a handful of games. I use my PNY GTS 450 along with my ATI cards in Metro and Mafia II and I do fine.
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Hello

I have a gtx 560 ti that I just got back from pny. Had to rma it. My question is, should I use it as a physx card or sell it? Im getting another 570 next week and I have an open slot for the 560 ti. What do you guys think?
Id use it as PhysX, but thats cuz i like moer than 1 GPU. Honestly just sell it.
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Sell it. Physx is barely supported in any games and even if it is, the difference you'd notice while playing is probably ignorable.
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post #5 of 29
Nope, 570 can handle it fine. Low end cards are the ones that may benefit more from low end cards in sli for that.

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post #6 of 29
A gtx 560 is so overkill for physx. Sell on overclock.
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post #7 of 29
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Yeah maybe I should sell it. I was looking at my mobo and if I used the second slot for another 570 my top 570 would get no airflow. I think im gonna have to use the third slot for my second 570. I guess ill just sell it for cheap so I can get more towards my 570.
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post #8 of 29
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A gtx 560 is so overkill for physx. Sell on overclock.
8800 would be fine for phys X even my gtx 260 is overkill. But on the same note Overkill is just another way of saying Future proofing.
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post #9 of 29
Sell it. Dual GTX 570 is probably good enough to handle PhysX + graphics workloads.
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I cant sell it on here customcomputerftw, I don't have enough rep points.
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