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Do i need a PhysX card with a 560 ti?

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I'm getting a GTX 560 ti Hawk for my upcoming build, and i was wondering if i'll benefit from having a dedicated PhysX card with it.
Keep in mind that i already have a 9800GTX+ to use, so i'm not gonna be spending extra money.
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post #2 of 11
Test it yourself, and see the results. Since you aint gonna lose any money doing that.
    
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There is really not reason not to set up the Physics card. It will only help take some of the load off the 560 Ti. Can you run physics on the 560 ti without the 9800 GTX. Most likely yes.
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No, save your money. You won't find that much performance and not a lot of games even support physX.
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post #5 of 11
Battlefield 3 will have Physx, gona get a gtx 570 and overclock it
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post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by ThePhlood View Post
No, save your money. You won't find that much performance and not a lot of games even support physX.
You must not have read that he already has a 9800GTX. So there's no money extra spend besides him getting a 560ti.
When running Physics most games that have Physics need a 9800GTX or better.
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post #7 of 11
I'm wondering myself if i should use my 9800gtx for physX but considering my case is running really hot im not sure if it would benefit me. My psu is only 600W so I don't think it will run both cards anyways. Has anyone tested this type of setup if so is there a link?
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Originally Posted by Faint1001 View Post
Battlefield 3 will have Physx, gona get a gtx 570 and overclock it
iirc the physx in BF3 will be calculated off the cpu. so unless dice added something to switch betwen cpu and gpu, i wouldnt worry about a seperate card.
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post #9 of 11
Sell it off & get a GT 430 or GT440
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post #10 of 11
@firestorm1, that would explain why they recomend a quad core cpu for ultra settings. Good to know, I'm just curious if my 560 ti will run at ultra settings with at least 35fps. I can manage an average of 72fps on bfbc2 with 4x AA and max settings.
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