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Ok so im starting to save for a new gpu as my 460 is having a hard time keeping up lately.. the thing is ive always gone the green team. but looking at price performance amd kicks butt tbh. im thinking of spending around 300AUD$. So the 7950 looks like a great deal ti me. the thing is will i miss pyhsx as i do enjoy the extra eye candy. opinions appriciated but please no amd vs nvidia wars pretty please.
i play games like witcher 2 and prob gonna get crysis 3 thanks
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LOL you most likely won't even see much of a difference.
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You can always buy a physics card. You will miss some eye candy without it, but you'll get TressFX from ATI with it.
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post #4 of 16
Will you miss the physx? Probably not. Its nice eye candy, but only a few games use it.
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so for the price a 7950, im guessing ill see a huge difference in fps? sig is in rig
TRESSFX? i could use my 460 or 8800GT for phyzx right but prob not worth it?
also im thinking i should grab a new psu mine is bout 2.5 years old? or should i be right?
thnx
just so you know im only gaming at 1080p why i thought 7970 not worth extra dollarz..
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No, because you can simply use your 460 as a dedicated PhysX card...
   
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post #7 of 16
Personally I really like Physx in the games that use it, you could always use your 460 (assuming you aren't selling it) for physx and run hybird. I just got a 480 to upgrade my 9800gt as a physx card and my 7870 main card. Works great
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so for the price a 7950, im guessing ill see a huge difference in fps? sig is in rig
TRESSFX? i could use my 460 or 8800GT for phyzx right but prob not worth it?
also im thinking i should grab a new psu mine is bout 2.5 years old? or should i be right?
thnx

You'll definitely see a sizable jump in performance. I went from dual overclocked 470's to an overclocked 7950 and noticed some nice gains.
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post #9 of 16
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i think my mind is made up. what are some nice models of the 7950?
also is hybrid for physx very problematic to get running?
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post #10 of 16
Why should you? Just plug your 460 as a PhysX card if you feel so needy.

I haven't, though. The only game I played with PhysX in the last 3-4 years was Mafia 2, and I was accelerating it via software.
   
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