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So tried out borderlands 2. I have sli 670 ftws with a dedicated physx card and still got knocked down into the 30s, wth? Is the game just broken? My rig should be able to handle everything at a constant 60.
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I really do believe a 275 is too slow for 670 SLI, probably would be looking at around GTX 580 or 650 area for dedicated PhysX as they should be fast enough for 670 SLI. as Linus iirc mentioned "faster the main card(s) is, you'll need a faster PhysX dedicated gpu to go along with it" (not exact quote but jest of it) in order to not cause a choking point where the main gpu or gpu's renders the game faster than the PhysX dedicated GPU can calculate which is what you're experiencing with BL2. redface.gif


do hope I made sense... redface.gif
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I do understand, but when I ran benches of Metro my scores were a bit higher with the 275 than without it. I do understand that BL2 is a higher physx game, so should I buy a card for physx? What should I buy if I do, I am at a point where I can afford to upgrade my rig ( as I just went from a 1090T to a 4930K, I want all the bells and whistles).
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