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Have: Quadro FX 4800 - Can I use it for physics only dedicated?

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Literally is a nvidia quadro fx 4800.

Can these be used for gaming at all? And can I dedicate it to physics?

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short answer:

NO

quadros aren't very good for gaming and what you're looking at for physx is very slow speed (600Mhz). its about the same amount of cores as a 550TI but clocked very slow when compared (~ 900 - 950 Mhz.). a better physX card will be clock fast.

and on a side note:
if you are using that 6870 Xfire that's in your rig specs, iirc, its a huge PIA to run a physX card with an AMD setup.


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All good, was curious the actual value of its use, had an old spare.

Is it safe to overclock it to 900-1000? or? It looks like it can handle itself cooler wise.
    
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that's a very reasonable question - i can't say if i know but for some reason i wonder if the power delivery would behave. increasing the core clock linearly increases the power consumption and increasing the voltage - which i am sure will need to be done also - would increase it exponentially ie. 5% increase clock = 5% power, 5% voltage = 25% power.

though i am sure you understood that.

can't hurt to try- i doubt anything will get harmed if you ease into it.
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