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I got a 7800 GTX I think. Been a while I got it. The 5870 will replace it on the other computer so I could actually reuse it to enable phyx. I saw somewhere how to run AMD with phyx...

Wondering if a 7800 GTX is enough? Of course, will only use it if the game I am playing has phyx...

What would be a good dedicated phyx card?
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I got a 7800 GTX I think. Been a while I got it. The 5870 will replace it on the other computer so I could actually reuse it to enable phyx. I saw somewhere how to run AMD with phyx...
Wondering if a 7800 GTX is enough? Of course, will only use it if the game I am playing has phyx...
What would be a good dedicated phyx card?

I believe dedicated physx is only supported from the 8600 line and up, I'm trying to find confirmation for you but pretty sure it has something to do with the design changes that started with the 8800's.

Yeah it seems like that's the first family with cuda support which implemented physx so you can't do hybrid physx with that card.

As for a good compromise I heard 640's are pretty much the best value for the money, heat, and watt.

*edit* seems like a 650 is also good, a cheap 460 or 450 from the market place will also be good cards but they give out much more heat and use much more power.

Another link.
Edited by Junkboy - 11/5/12 at 8:05pm
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As mentioned above, you'd need a newer card to run PhysX.

If you really want to dedicate PhysX to a GPU, look into something like a GTS 450. Don't bother wasting your money if you don't have any games that can really take advantage of it though.
    
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Let me double check the model... Last time I checked I think it was able to run phyx!
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Arfg 7950 GT, well too bad physx looked so good on borderland 2 mad.gif +repped
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Arfg 7950 GT, well too bad physx looked so good on borderland 2 mad.gif +repped

Here on the marketplace you can get a cheap gts 450 for 65 shipped if you still want to try it.
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Here on the marketplace you can get a cheap gts 450 for 65 shipped if you still want to try it.

Yea well, I will check local deals and considering I just flushed 300$ on a 7950, I think I will wait a bit biggrin.gif thanks thou thumb.gif
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Get yourself a GTS 450. Brilliant for a physx card. thumb.gif I used one with my 5850 before going 570 sli.
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Guys newb question where is the marketplace here would love to check it out!
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http://www.overclock.net/f/321/overclock-marketplace
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