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  • 3% (7)
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  • 96% (170)
    No
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post #21 of 83
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Originally Posted by theallmightyone
Basically, it's VERY good at doing math (the part of physics used in games is just math formulas), and math is all it can do.

But, it's effectiveness depends on its driver, and whether the game actually supports the card in the first place.

With CPU's becoming more powerful every year, the need for a separate chip for math calculations becomes smaller.
I tried running cellfactor once, it ran @ 1FPS or someting.....
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post #22 of 83
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I tried running cellfactor once, it ran @ 1FPS or someting.....
Even garry's mod (for Half-Life 2) can run at 1fps or lower if you have enough objects bouncing around and into each other.
post #23 of 83
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Even garry's mod (for Half-Life 2) can run at 1fps or lower if you have enough objects bouncing around and into each other.
I recently had Half-Life 2 crash on me from a physics glitch.

I hit a car with the grav gun, and it floated up... through the top of the tunnel, then shot around all over the screen and my computer slowed down to about 1 frame every 10 seconds. Then it froze.

And Garry's Mod crashes on me often, when I drop 100+ explosive barrels in a custom box, filled with 20+ ragdolls.
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post #24 of 83
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lol

43 no > 0 yes.
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post #25 of 83
45>0 sad...
    
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post #26 of 83
Physx is absolutely useless. No games use it hardly.. Cellfactor Revolution does .. and look at how many play that (0).
    
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post #27 of 83
well i would consider buying one if it was supported by all games and for example take alot of work out of the cpu's hands......by calculating all phychics, thus removing any bottlenecking (so the cpu does the 3d coordinates and the AI, and the graphic card textures, filtering and effects, the physX card....well physics)......that would work great i think
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post #28 of 83
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well i would consider buying one if it was supported by all games and for example take alot of work out of the cpu's hands......by calculating all phychics, thus removing any bottlenecking (so the cpu does the 3d coordinates and the AI, and the graphic card textures, filtering and effects, the physX card....well physics)......that would work great i think
everything that you mentioned there is what it actually does. Well minus the game support.

Also 53 no, 0 yes ....
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post #29 of 83
Nope. I did want one at first but then I saw the price and what games were supported. Its a cool idea, it just failed
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post #30 of 83
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58 no, 0 yes... =P
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