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Heh guess I should have said I made my choice, I ordered the 7970. Thanks guys.
After I sell my 470s i'll pick up a second one at an even better deal smile.gif Since this thread is still going 1 thing i was mildly upset to lose was physx. If i did want to grab a physx card what would i need to get to be worth it? Would a 460 768mb work or could i go even lower? I only have room for a single slot card down there though without having to reposition my PSU.
    
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Heh guess I should have said I made my choice, I ordered the 7970. Thanks guys.
After I sell my 470s i'll pick up a second one at an even better deal smile.gif Since this thread is still going 1 thing i was mildly upset to lose was physx. If i did want to grab a physx card what would i need to get to be worth it? Would a 460 768mb work or could i go even lower? I only have room for a single slot card down there though without having to reposition my PSU.
You could go lower, a 260 would do fine, but use alot of power, perhaps a 550ti? Or a 460 if you can find it for cheaper. And congrats on your buy!
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I don't get it, what does PhysX actually do? Does it only make minor changes only visible in shot - shot comparisons? Cause when I play I never really stand in one spot trying to spot the difference.
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I don't get it, what does PhysX actually do? Does it only make minor changes only visible in shot - shot comparisons? Cause when I play I never really stand in one spot trying to spot the difference.
I take it you have not seen this ?
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So it basically makes it brighter and add for particle effects. And in Borderlands 2, adds more effects to the flag things?
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Heh guess I should have said I made my choice, I ordered the 7970. Thanks guys.
After I sell my 470s i'll pick up a second one at an even better deal smile.gif Since this thread is still going 1 thing i was mildly upset to lose was physx. If i did want to grab a physx card what would i need to get to be worth it? Would a 460 768mb work or could i go even lower? I only have room for a single slot card down there though without having to reposition my PSU.

I suggest you try gaming with just the one 7970... I think you'll find it'll be more than fast enough for 1080p. My 670 has no issues maxing (including full AA) any game at 1440p besides crysis 2.

Also Phsyx is largely a gimmick...
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I take it you have not seen this ?

This is pretty much the first time physx will actually be a selling point for a game.
 
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Some people in this thread don't know how memory works...
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So it basically makes it brighter and add for particle effects. And in Borderlands 2, adds more effects to the flag things?

Adds volumetric liquids, realistic fabric, and more particle effects.
 
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I suggest you try gaming with just the one 7970... I think you'll find it'll be more than fast enough for 1080p. My 670 has no issues maxing (including full AA) any game at 1440p besides crysis 2.
Also Phsyx is largely a gimmick...
[Borderlands II]...is pretty much the first time physx will actually be a selling point for a game.

I would say it's no more a selling point than Batman Arkham asylum, Arkham City, and Mafia II. In all of those games and especially Borderlands II it adds some nice eye candy and effects but is not going to change gameplay whatsoever. I wonder what the effects on framerate with physx enabled will be on borderlands?
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I would say it's no more a selling point than Batman Arkham asylum, Arkham City, and Mafia II. In all of those games and especially Borderlands II it adds some nice eye candy and effects but is not going to change gameplay whatsoever. I wonder what the effects on framerate with physx enabled will be on borderlands?
Probably not much, And it is making me buy it for sure tongue.gif
And it is used much better then those games come now smile.gif
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