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Thanks for the help on the Physx everyone. Rep+
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Watch your CPU use in game. If you see 1 or 2 cores going up very high then you know physx is being processed with it. I use CoreTemp that shows use of every core. Have it displayed in game on my Logitech keyboard. Hope it helps.

is it possible to display this info in-game without a logitech keyboard.

does doing alt+tab change system usage if borderlands 2 isnt like the active window?
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is it possible to display this info in-game without a logitech keyboard.
does doing alt+tab change system usage if borderlands 2 isnt like the active window?

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Id really love to see some benchmark of this game, and graphics comparisons, especially PhysX. Pretty concerned I won't be able to run this well.
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Id really love to see some benchmark of this game, and graphics comparisons, especially PhysX. Pretty concerned I won't be able to run this well.

You have 570s in SLI, you'll be fine. That's more power than my 660ti and I'm getting 60fps at max settings for the most part. Unless you're running at 1440p, in which case you'd have to turn down some settings but you could still stay around 60fps.
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Feeling confident? Turn PhysX on high. There's no way you will have "no challenge" after enabling that. It's heavy and extremely visually appealing.

Like I said, I have the game completely maxed out on all settings in the game, including 'High' PhysX. I have adaptive v-sync enabled (no limiter, no in-game vsync) so I stay at 60fps at all times. The highest gpu usage I've seen is 77%. Lots of time in fact my card downclocks to save power because the load is so easy.
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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

With an AMD card, your cpu will be doing the physX, for sure. There's no other option, AMD cards don't do physX.

OC'ing your CPU is going to help process the physX faster, of course ... everything running on your CPU will happen faster if you OC thumb.gif

Dunno about your 30fps thing ... have you tried turning off v-sync (both in game and in CCC), and turning off the FPS cap in-game? Sometimes v-sync will make your game run at 30FPS anytime it's not capable of running at around 60fps.

If the above steps 'unlock' your 30fps issue, but you still want v-sync, you might try grabbing D3D Overrider (part of the Rivatuner package).
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Like I said, I have the game completely maxed out on all settings in the game, including 'High' PhysX. I have adaptive v-sync enabled (no limiter, no in-game vsync) so I stay at 60fps at all times. The highest gpu usage I've seen is 77%. Lots of time in fact my card downclocks to save power because the load is so easy.

I think I will give adaptive v-sync a try. see it it helps keep me out of the 50's.
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I think I will give adaptive v-sync a try. see it it helps keep me out of the 50's.

It probably won't. All adaptive v-sync does is keep the fps from falling to 30fps whenever it falls below 60fps (talking about a 60Hz monitor scenario here). That happens on some games with regular vsync, but doesn't with adaptive. It won't make your card run any faster unless it's sitting at 30fps w/vsync on iow.
    
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so turning vsync off fixed my 30 fps lock issue biggrin.gif

now ill just set fps cap at 60 even though i doubt i will ever see it go much higher than 65 pointing straight at the ground in game lol
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