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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
Sound good, but what do you think if i am gaming on one of the monitors and watching movies on the PLASMA?

Should i keep 285 for PhysX and secondary monitor and 570 for Main monitor and Plasma?
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Physx and use it for a 2nd display. Also, dont sel it keep it around for troubleshooting.
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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.

Sound good also, but dont you think that i will take advantage from Keeping the 285 for monitors + PhysX??
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Physx and use it for a 2nd display. Also, dont sel it keep it around for troubleshooting.
This. It's probably the best way to use the cards to their fullest potential, but be wary of the 285. Don't push legacy hardware too hard.
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