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Borderlands 2 physx question

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Sorry if this is the wrong place to post, not sure the best place to post this question.

Everything is running great right now with my current setup. I want to utilize the physx aspect of the game now. First off, the mobo that I have right now has a feature that allows cross platform gpu's to run at the same time. I have done this before with a 5870 and a geforce 9800 gtx+. I don't remember it being that hard to setup so I don't think it will be a problem.

Main question: If I still have the 9800 gtx+ laying around somewhere, will it be enough to run physx with my current setup on medium or high? If so, great! If not, what card (under $100) would you recommend getting that would handle the physx on high?

Thanks for your time!
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On my quad core Phenom II I was running Physx on my CPU at medium settings for Physx, It would drop to 30FPS on average when a lot of Physx things were going on but then the lowest I'd see it go to when there's extreme Physx would be 15-ish, your CPU may be able to handle Physx a bit better than mine. But that 9800GTX I would think would be able to do Physx in Borderlands 2 decently, I was looking at weaker GPUs for Hybrid Physx such as a 440.

Physx in this game is truly amazing, give it a go on your CPU, I believe that 9800 should be able to run It at your average fps with that 7970 of yours or maybe a bit lower.
Edited by TopicClocker - 9/30/12 at 9:39am
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Here you go. http://www.ngohq.com/graphic-cards/17706-hybrid-physx-mod-v1-03-v1-05ff.html


The 9800 GTX+ should be more than enough for PhysX. I run PhysX on high with a 9600 GSO (96SP, 768MB).
     
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This is entirely possible with Borderlands 2, and the 9800GTX should be fine, here's a thread on it:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1307142/borderlands-2-with-hybrid-physx
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Awesome, thanks for the quick responses and the helpful links. I will read over them while I am "working" and give it a go either tonight or tomorrow.

Always plus not having to spend money! + rep for the links.
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