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For some reason when i run games that has physx in them i cannot get the game to use the GPU it always shows that it is only using CPU I've tried almost everything i can think off here. I have tried installing latest nvidia drivers with clean install, dedicating a specific GPU to physx and lastly i made a format and installed windows 8 64 bit and nothing has worked still the same problem it still only uses CPU.

Then I read that you could use fluid mark to test if physx is working so i installed fluid mark and here it does use the GPU. I'm seriously at my wits end on this one.

Any ideas any one?
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post #2 of 10
I've read where Win 8 has issues with SLI, hmmm ...
Does your control panel look something like this:
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Yeah it does but before installing Win 8 i had win 7 64 bit and there i had the same problem so i'm almost sure it isn't the OS in both cases of these operating systems i tried downloading the super sonic sled demo on nvidia's homepage where it also only uses CPU based physx it is a weird problem and to be frank i'm starting to wonder if something is wrong with my card.
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Do you have Metro 2033 or Mafia II? They are best for checking PhysX.
EDIT: have you tried the 313.96 drivers?
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post #5 of 10
Do you have another video card in the system, or another monitor attached via DisplayLink (USB)? I have a USB monitor attached and I can't use GPU Physx if it is turned on.
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Sadly no i was thinking of getting a cracked version of Borderlands 2 merely to test if physx would be applied there but there might be a chance that one of my friends has Mafia 2 lying around i'll have to check up on that
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post #7 of 10
Batman AC will tell you when you set the Physx options also. It pops up a warning message if you are on CPU Physx.
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Originally Posted by Forceman View Post

Do you have another video card in the system, or another monitor attached via DisplayLink (USB)? I have a USB monitor attached and I can't use GPU Physx if it is turned on.
I only have one monitor and the only other graphics card is the CPU based one there is on the I5 3570 k i have and i'm not really sure if that is even enabled atm.
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post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by Forceman View Post

Batman AC will tell you when you set the Physx options also. It pops up a warning message if you are on CPU Physx.
THX i actually have Batman Arkham city on my steam downloading as we speak so that should give me the answer that i need when it is ready to play.
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Originally Posted by OS-Wiz View Post

Do you have Metro 2033 or Mafia II? They are best for checking PhysX.
EDIT: have you tried the 313.96 drivers?
i haven't tried the new Beta drivers but i'll give it a shot if i dosen't work with Batman AC
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