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Physx will run on a Amd card in this game with out the use of a nvidia card:

C:\Users\USERNAME\Documents\My Games\Borderlands 2\WillowGame\Config\WillowEngine.ini


Search for:

PhysXLevel

Change

PhysXLevel=0 <- (low)

to either:

PhysXLevel=1 <- (mid)

or

PhysXLevel=2 <- (high)

just goes to show that physx is a software, not nvidia specific. Just like how intel purchased Havok. Now that will be locked down for Intel cpus and not Amd.
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Originally Posted by kahboom View Post

Physx will run on a Amd card in this game with out the use of a nvidia card:

C:\Users\USERNAME\Documents\My Games\Borderlands 2\WillowGame\Config\WillowEngine.ini


Search for:

PhysXLevel

Change

PhysXLevel=0 <- (low)

to either:

PhysXLevel=1 <- (mid)

or

PhysXLevel=2 <- (high)

just goes to show that physx is a software, not nvidia specific. Just like how intel purchased Havok. Now that will be locked down for Intel cpus and not Amd.

 

I believe that is running on the CPU and not the GPU in this respect.

 

Putting it on high will kill your FPS without a dedicated Nvidia PhysX GPU. I know, I have tried, lol.

 

You can also just change these Physx settings in the in-game settings.

 

Unless this does something more specific I am unaware about.

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Originally Posted by kahboom View Post

Physx will run on a Amd card in this game with out the use of a nvidia card:

C:\Users\USERNAME\Documents\My Games\Borderlands 2\WillowGame\Config\WillowEngine.ini


Search for:

PhysXLevel

Change

PhysXLevel=0 <- (low)

to either:

PhysXLevel=1 <- (mid)

or

PhysXLevel=2 <- (high)

just goes to show that physx is a software, not nvidia specific. Just like how intel purchased Havok. Now that will be locked down for Intel cpus and not Amd.

That just enables you to choose the PhysX option setting in the menu (which can't be highlighted by default with an AMD card),
but the CPU will still do all the PhysX effects though, not the AMD card.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by eXXon View Post

That just enables you to choose the PhysX option setting in the menu (which can't be highlighted by default with an AMD card),
but the CPU will still do all the PhysX effects though, not the AMD card.

 

It can be highlighted by default with an AMD GPU. I've never edited that setting in Willowtree and it's shown for me in-game since day one of owning the game.


Edited by Lifeshield - 6/16/13 at 5:24am
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It can be highlighted by default with an AMD CPU. I've never edited that setting in Willowtree and it's shown for me in-game since day one of owning the game.
http://physxinfo.com/news/9425/borderlands-2-is-cpu-capable-of-handling-the-physx-effects/ Not all systems have it marked out or greyed out, perhaps you already had physx installed from a previous game.
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It can be highlighted by default with an AMD CPU. I've never edited that setting in Willowtree and it's shown for me in-game since day one of owning the game.

You mean AMD GPU? Strange though. I couldn't highlight it. It was set to low & couldn't change it.
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You mean AMD GPU? Strange though. I couldn't highlight it. It was set to low & couldn't change it.

 

Yes, I meant AMD GPU, though I did have an AMD CPU when I first bought the game.

 

 

Quote:
Originally Posted by kahboom View Post


http://physxinfo.com/news/9425/borderlands-2-is-cpu-capable-of-handling-the-physx-effects/ Not all systems have it marked out or greyed out, perhaps you already had physx installed from a previous game.

 

I'm well aware it is run by the CPU when running an AMD GPU, as I pointed out already.

 

I don't think I had PhysX installed previously.


Edited by Lifeshield - 6/16/13 at 5:28am
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I ran Borderlands 2 with PhysX without a discrete Nvidia Card for months, but the load the CPU was brutal in some levels I would be reduced to a slide show even @ 1080p. The Hybrid solution is proving to be a much better alternative, now when my fps drop during a fire fight they bounce right back up.

I also paid next to nothing the 610, its a win-win for me.
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Is that on your FX-8k chip? my 970 seems to handle it pretty well on medium.
 
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