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Glad your 290 arrived safely, also glad you're loving it tongue.gif

 

heh yeah $490...

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Ouch :x I got offered a 780dcu2 for $400 just earlier, I think I'm gonna jump on it for a dedicated physx card for borderlands the pre sequel lol.
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post #13 of 26
So, the 290 is working but the problem is you need physX ?

Since you already have the card installed, might as well post some benchmark/VRAM temp or some review of the card.biggrin.gif

I trust an OCN's member review more than any review site out there. thumb.gif
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Ouch :x I got offered a 780dcu2 for $400 just earlier, I think I'm gonna jump on it for a dedicated physx card for borderlands the pre sequel lol.


$400 for a dedicated PhysX card? Seriously? A GTX 260 would even be enough (it would even be a bit of overkill, really).

 

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So, the 290 is working but the problem is you need physX ?

Since you already have the card installed, might as well post some benchmark/VRAM temp or some review of the card.biggrin.gif

I trust an OCN's member review more than any review site out there. thumb.gif

 

Maybe. If I can't get PhysX working, then I'm just going to stop wasting my time with this card and return it. I'm sorry, but I just can't tolerate stupid things like this for very long. I'm seeing Crysis 3 benchmarks showing that the GTX 780 SLIGHTLY beats a R9 290 at my resolution, so now I'm wondering what I was thinking. I could have sworn I saw Crysis 3 benchmarks showing the 290 beating the 780 at my resolution.

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post #15 of 26
Two, end your pain. If you really want physx that bad - return the 290 and get yourself a 780. i would.
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Guy is selling a 780 DC II here on OCN:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1481482/fs-asus-gtx-780-dc-ii

Don't know if you seen the ad.
    
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Nevermind. I was wrong. The PhysX is slow as hell in the one and only game I have that uses PhysX: Mirror's Edge. It kills the playability entirely. All I did before was I looked at simple flags and went "Yep. That's PhysX. Good."

Sigh. I'm pissed. I've tried tons of things to fix this and nothing works. So, I think I might return this and just save up for either a GTX 780 or GTX 780 Ti. Screw this crap. I don't need it and I don't want it. I just want everything to be perfect. Y'know? Why does it have to be such a hassle?

This is a horrible way to end my day. I'm going to sleep soon! Now I'm all worked up and ready to go destroy huge buildings. I never should have purchased this thing. I should have just waited another month to get a 780.

Red = Stop

Green = Go

Lesson learned.


Which is exactly why I want developers to go for OpenCL physics acceleration (Bullet, for example) over propietary software.
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$400 for a dedicated PhysX card? Seriously? A GTX 260 would even be enough (it would even be a bit of overkill, really).


Maybe. If I can't get PhysX working, then I'm just going to stop wasting my time with this card and return it. I'm sorry, but I just can't tolerate stupid things like this for very long. I'm seeing Crysis 3 benchmarks showing that the GTX 780 SLIGHTLY beats a R9 290 at my resolution, so now I'm wondering what I was thinking. I could have sworn I saw Crysis 3 benchmarks showing the 290 beating the 780 at my resolution.

yeah lol, id only use it for BLTPS really, it would be stripped naked for ln2 runs the other 99% of the time lol.



sorry to hear youre having so much trouble with your 290 already frown.gif
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Two, end your pain. If you really want physx that bad - return the 290 and get yourself a 780. i would.

 

It might end up being a 780 Ti for $440!

 

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Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT View Post

Guy is selling a 780 DC II here on OCN:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1481482/fs-asus-gtx-780-dc-ii

Don't know if you seen the ad.

 

I didn't think to look through the OCN Marketplace. Used things kind of turn me off, but wow, this is Candy_Van's 780 Ti! Heck yeah! Thank you, MrTOOSHORT!!!

 

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yeah lol, id only use it for BLTPS really, it would be stripped naked for ln2 runs the other 99% of the time lol.



sorry to hear youre having so much trouble with your 290 already frown.gif

 

Yeah. I was very excited about this. However, it looks like this ordeal will result in me getting Candy_Van's 780 Ti! Now I need to move quickly. LOL

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damnnnnnnnnnnnnn THATS A HELL OF A DEAL !!!!

if you dont do it, tell him to pm me ill buy it for sure hahaha
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