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Hi all,
I've got a GTX 780ti running just fine in my system and was wondering if it would be worth it to put in an older card to offload some physx processing to it. I have a 7800 GTX and a Geforce 210 at my disposal. smile.gif
   
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No, those video cards would give you significantly inferior PhysX performance. You'd need something like a GTX 750 Ti. Y'know? It's not worth it.

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post #3 of 12
7800gtx can't do PhysX and the GT210 would give you a significant decrease in FPS. Off topic, but could you run something like 3dmark06 (newer ones need dx10/11 which won't work on GeForce 7) with 7800gtx and then gtx 780ti? Would be cool to see the difference in the same pc lol.
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Not worth it unless its almost as fast as the 780ti.
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lol, alrighty. y

haha, and yeah maybe i'll run that benchmark sometime soon.

Hey, what about a 550ti doing physx? I do have one of those i can rob out of another rig.
   
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lol, alrighty. y

haha, and yeah maybe i'll run that benchmark sometime soon.

Hey, what about a 550ti doing physx? I do have one of those i can rob out of another rig.

No. Why bother? The 780 Ti is more than enough.

I would bet that the even the 550 Ti would provide worse PhysX performance than the 780 Ti.
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post #7 of 12
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No. Why bother? The 780 Ti is more than enough.

I would bet that the even the 550 Ti would provide worse PhysX performance than the 780 Ti.

Get a second 780 Ti and SLI.
I've got a 780ti Classy for sale biggrin.gif
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Get a second 780 Ti and SLI.
I've got a 780ti Classy for sale biggrin.gif

 

lol nice.

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lol nice.

see what i did there tongue.gif
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see what i did there tongue.gif

 

Work it. lol :)

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