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So as far as system requirements... will my 470 max this out @ 1920x1080 with minor physx?
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What GPU unit would run the medium Physx as a stand alone Physx card for my rig? I don't like dropping into the 50's with medium physx on.
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Which application are you guys using to view FPS?
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Originally Posted by Blackops_2 View Post

So as far as system requirements... will my 470 max this out @ 1920x1080 with minor physx?

It probably would not max it out. If you run at highest settings on a 470 I'd estimate you'll get around 30-40fps most of the time, even less if you're trying to run PhysX off of the same GPU. You could easily turn off FXAA, AO, and turn down AF to help get up around 60 fps, and honestly the game would still look great. Leaving PhysX at low would probably be fine.
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What GPU unit would run the medium Physx as a stand alone Physx card for my rig? I don't like dropping into the 50's with medium physx on.

A 9800GT, or GTS 250/260 should do it. I run at PhysX at high on a GTX 275.

Like this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130534
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What GPU unit would run the medium Physx as a stand alone Physx card for my rig? I don't like dropping into the 50's with medium physx on.

I would think your cpu could handle medium my 2600k@5000mhz on physx high stay in 80s but i did notice it can drop into 40s It uses some of every core

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Alright, we'll see i guess. Steam is telling me my credit card holder rejected my info confused.gif first time this has ever happened.

I use MSI afterburner.

How many threads does Borderlands 2 use?

Bal3wolf those screens are awesome.
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Alright, we'll see i guess. Steam is telling me my credit card holder rejected my info confused.gif first time this has ever happened.
I use MSI afterburner.
How many threads does Borderlands 2 use?
Bal3wolf those screens are awesome.

Its using 8 for me i recall someone else say it used 8 of their 16 so i guess it maxes out at 8 maybe.
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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.
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).

I very rarely drop below 65 fps.. most of the time 100+. I'm using my 2nd card dedicated to PhysX. This game runs really well, and looks amazing!
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What do you guys think of AF and FXAA? I have it set to AF 4x and FXAA on. Sounds good for OC sli 570's? Just trying to reduce some stuff that you barely notice. Therefore I can free up some resource when it comes to the big combat parts later on.

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Hey guys, I have a question for those who have Borderlands 2. Particularly about multiplayer. Kind of seems expensive to buy it just to find out. From what I understand, Borderlands is like a mix between a FPS and Diablo with loot. You gain experience, skills, weapons, power ups, etc. as you progress. But what happens when you beat the game? Is this the kind of game you can play over and over? Is there multiplayer mode like arenas, capture the flag, etc. like Call of Duty where you can have rounds of fun on different maps?

Or is it more of repeating same quests and bosses over to get different loot? In which case, I wonder whats the point of that if you beat the game?

Thanks
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