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Sorry... jeez.
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LOL, not you....John Carmac! He stated what we already knew: Physx is a conspiracy for profiteering.
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LOL, not you....John Carmac! He stated what we already knew: Physx is a conspiracy for profiteering.
lol ok
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But that's the whole point of controlling game variables in multiplayer, so that disabling certain things is not allowed, that way nobody would have a clear advantage.

Any decent server would do this imo.
Ummm so your logic is that if you have a low-end system you'd be forced to crank everything up to "High" and get 10FPS?

That makes no sense...
    
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Well I reckon that Doom 3 is useless.
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Ummm so your logic is that if you have a low-end system you'd be forced to crank everything up to "High" and get 10FPS?

That makes no sense...
It isn't my logic, most servers especially where serious competition is concerned make a big deal out of controlling multiplayer settings, and enforcing it with something like punkbuster which is very popular in certain games.

I would think that you could strike a balance between fairness and consideration for low spec systems, maybe not in all cases.
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It isn't my logic, most servers especially where serious competition is concerned make a big deal out of controlling multiplayer settings, and enforcing it with something like punkbuster which is very popular in certain games.

I would think that you could strike a balance between fairness and consideration for low spec systems, maybe not in all cases.
.....what?
    
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.....what?
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PhysX will be replaced by Nvidia's tesla CPGPU blah blah blah..... PhysX card is too crappy blah blah blah.....

Seriously, if i am going to spend $200, i would rather just try to get a used X1950xtx and a CF mobo, or start an Intel build so i can stop building AMD lag-wagons



EDIT: or maybe get an 8800gts 320mb?
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