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No point getting a PhysX card. Would be better to get an X-FI soundcard or KillerNIC, if relieving CPU burdens is what you're after.
     
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thx for the advice.. i had been led to believe that the phys-x card would offload some of the burden of the cpu.. but if my graphics card is already taking care of most of the physics, im not going to worry about it.
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Originally Posted by Cwix View Post
thx for the advice.. i had been led to believe that the phys-x card would offload some of the burden of the cpu.. but if my graphics card is already taking care of most of the physics, im not going to worry about it.
Your graphics card wont be taking care of the physics until DX-10 is released. Currently DX-9 does not support Unified Shaders, and as such, the GPU can only do what is was able to do in DX-9, as in, vertex, and pixel shading. Either way, like has been said above, a physx card will not lessen the bottleneck, you only have afew options as how to do that, first, get a new CPU, second, Overclock your current CPU, third, wait for DX10, and fourth, play games at a higher resolution and with more AA/AF.
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