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I am wondering if getting a cheap PhysX card will be worth it since I have a 6850. I know you have to all the driver setup and stuff but is it worth it for like $50 or so? Will there be a noticeable performance boost?

Also which card should I get? I am looking at Galaxy cards and this one XFX 9600 GSO 512mb.
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yes you will see a difference but maybe you'll be better off finding a used gtx260 around here i saw someone selling one for 70$

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Performance gain?

Is the 9600 GT equivalent to the 9600 GSO? Even though its a 512MB
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Just pick up a GT 440. Mine works great with the PhysX turned up to high in Batman: AA.
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Someone just posted this:

http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...-1gb-60-a.html

It's a GTS 450 for $60 after MIR.
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Performance gain?

Is the 9600 GT equivalent to the 9600 GSO? Even though its a 512MB
yes because in PhysX i heard that ram doesn't count only the GPU so thinking there the same you will see no difference just more ram you can't really use
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Originally Posted by Biscuits_N_Gravy View Post
Someone just posted this:

http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...-1gb-60-a.html

It's a GTS 450 for $60 after MIR.
LOL the same person that posted this posted that.
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Originally Posted by Biscuits_N_Gravy View Post
Someone just posted this:

http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...-1gb-60-a.html

It's a GTS 450 for $60 after MIR.
.....

Anyways, the 9600 GSO 512mb is $15 AMIR.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150570
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seems kinda pointless for 1 or two games that support it no?
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seems kinda pointless for 1 or two games that support it no?
There's a lot more than that. It does make a pretty big difference in gameplay with it enabled, too.

Here's the list of some of the games that support it. Seems to be missing a lot, as well.

http://developer.nvidia.com/physx-games
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