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Hi every one,
I just received my new ASUS GTX 570 CUII. I already have 2 GTX 285, i sold one and i have another one extra now, i really dont like to sell it.

What i want to know, can i take advantage from both card on the same motherboard.???

My setup is 2X 24"LCD 1920x1080 + 1 64" Plasma 3D TV.

All what i am doing is: Gaming and watching HD/3D Movies..


Thank you very much
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post #2 of 14
You can try using the GTX 285 as a discrete physx card.
post #3 of 14
use the 570 to power the tv, and the 285 to power the monitors
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You can use the 285 for PhysX and running trhe second monitor from it.

Other than that, nothing !
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Yes, you can use the 285 for physX and if you want you can run your 2 monitors off of the 570 and run the Plasma off of the gtx 285. I don't believe you can run 3 monitors off of 1 card, so it is good that you kept one of those 285's for that purpose.
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Use the 285 for PhysX and the 570 for everything else.
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Thank you all for your great answers,,, i think i will use the 285 as PhysX, and to power up the monitors, and i will keep the 570 for Plasma..

But is this will effect the quality or 3d performance in any way, while gaming???
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Thank you all for your great answers,,, i think i will use the 285 as PhysX, and to power up the monitors, and i will keep the 570 for Plasma..

But is this will effect the quality or 3d performance in any way, while gaming???
no it wont, especially if you game on your tv, because when the monitors arent in use, the 285 will auto kick in at speed for physx as needed
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seen a test done with physx cards, if i recall correctly a 460 for physx and a 580 for everything elase actually lowered his fps vs just using a gtx 580 alone.
    
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It would be best if you sold it. Why? GTX 285 for physics is a waist of a 285 or $150-225 dollars on ebay or craiglist. A 9600gt is better, the physics wont max out that card and that card wont use as much power so your not paying as much in your bills. The card is old and will die might as well make some money back from it while you still can. Maybe sell it and save some money for a second 570.

If you had 2 570's their would be no need to upgrade for a long while.
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