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I wish I had more money than I knew what to do with.

i agree totally ..

physx is a waste of time , not enough games support it these days .

Your physx performance should be great anyways .
    
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Complete waste of time, 3gb GTX580s in Tri-SLI will more than power the graphics and the physx of any game on the market, or for the foreseeable future.

If you made the decision to buy $1500 worth of graphics cards you already knew that.

I'm calling E-Peen on this.
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PhysX is unbalancing SLI. Running SLI + PhysX is not that good. Drivers or something is wrong.

There are some numbers from my own testing.
Asus 1.5gb GTX580, Ref model at 828mhz.
Mafia2, maxed, physX high.

Single GTX580 PhysX : 45 fps
Single GTX580 PhysX second GTX580 : 62 fps
SLI GTX580 PhysX gpu#2 : 54 fps
SLI GTX580 PhysX gpu#1 : 53 fps

My point is that in 99% of the games there are no Nvidia PhysX so you do have to run 3SLI .... But if you run Mafia2, Batman or few other "high physX" games, i recommand to run SLI + 3rd GPU on PhysX.

Do your own testing ... You have 30 spare min to test it yourself ? And post result smile.gif plz wink.gif
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Hell no. Nobody should ever use a 580 for a dedicated physx under any circumstances. tongue.gif
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