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i increased my CPU ratio to 40 to give me 4GHz. does that help me running physX on high? i cant figure out how to make sure that my cpu is doing the physX. i mean i know i dont have an nvidia card but i dont know if my 7770 is like attempting to do it or if my CPU just automatically takes over. when i have it set to high i get a solid 30 fps. i usually seem to get a solid 30 since it seems like its locked at that but at some parts it goes up higher and lingers in the 50 fps area

Try PhysX on medium. On high with my CPU at 4.5 my fps still dips down in the low teens. With it on medium I've dipped to the low 30's which is still playable. The biggest difference I've noticed between high and medium is the amount of "rubble" you get from your bullets hitting the ground. I'm sure there are other differences but honestly that is the main thing I've noticed.
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I have an Intel Core i3 2120, 8GB RAM and a 6670 DDR3. What settings should i use?
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I have an Intel Core i3 2120, 8GB RAM and a 6670 DDR3. What settings should i use?

Your native screen res, with the highest textures you can run without lagging.
 
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I have an Intel Core i3 2120, 8GB RAM and a 6670 DDR3. What settings should i use?

My work PC is an I5-2400, 8GB RAM and 5670 and I use 1600x900 / AF 4x / AA On / PhysX Low and it runs fairly well. On occasion it will dip down and jerk a little but for the most part it plays good.
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965BE & a 3870x2 worked O.K.

Playable framrates for the most part, @ 1080p no less. I don't know if I'm more impressed with the game or the GPU.
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seems like you and me are the only ones having this problem. i cant find anyone else. i sometimes will get 50-60 then it will just randomly lock at 30 and never go higher
yeah. It's a bit weird. At first I thought it was an eyefinity thing, but I've never seen it drop below 30 either. It spikes to 50-60 at the home screen and during some cut scenes, but that's it. I'm wondering if it's an ATI issue that just needs to be fixed with a driver update. I'm going to play with the settings more this weekend and see if I can figure it out.

For those of you with Nvidia cards, how big of a difference are you getting running PhysX on a dedicated card? Would it be worth it to find a cheap 440? Can I even do that? run the game on an ATI card and the PhysX on a Nvidia?
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Is Borderlands 2 worth $60? Is it better then the first one, i liked the first one but if its really similar i dont want to waste $60 to play a skinned borderlands 1
I got my copy for $36 from greenmangaming on preorder. You can definitely find it for less than $60 if you look a bit. The game play is pretty similar to 1. The weapons are very different. Same sarcastic humor and pop culture references. I would recommend getting it, and I played the crap out of 1
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Do the PhysX run on AMD based GPU rigs?
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Do the PhysX run on AMD based GPU rigs?

Yes it does, but it's ran by the CPU.
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Yes it does, but it's ran by the CPU.

Would I need to install Nvidia Physx latest software from the Nvidia website?
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Would I need to install Nvidia Physx latest software from the Nvidia website?

No, the game should install what it needs. If your talking about ATI card + nVidia phyx card, you'll need a modified driver set, it's relatively easy to do, from what I've seen. If I had anoter PCIe slot on my mobo, I'd see if my old FX5500 could take that load off the CPU.
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