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I got (2) old XFX GeForce 9500 GT that I've used for my kids PC before. Now it's about to get inside the garbage. But before I'll get rid of it I need to ask something about its PhysX. I read about some people using a dedicated graphic card for PhysX. Would it be better to use one of this old cards as dedicated PhysX card or it's best that I just stick with my GTX 680's PhysX?
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9500 GT is too slow. surely it will bottleneck the performance of your 680s. So stick with the 680s they will have better performance than a dedicated 9500 GT.
Edited by HeadlessKnight - 8/25/12 at 12:13pm
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OK, thanks for that info...smile.gif
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What Headless said is right, the 9500 will slow you down instead of help because your other cards are great. What you might want to consider doing is using one of your 680s for dedicated PhysX and use the other for the rest.

Dedicated PhysX cards don't have to be older ones.


Hope you aren't throwing those cards out in the trash, I'm sure tons of people would like to have them, many even on this website. Check out the freebies section, you might want to consider giving it away to someone there if they pay shipping.
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Just in case you did want to use a dedicated PhysX card, a GTX295 is minimum I would use with a 680. With my last gen 580 I was able to use a 280 with no bottlenecking.
 
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