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I will have a EVGA 780i, two BFG 8800 GT OC Cards and 4 GBs of RAM, Will this BFG PhysX Card really do any good. I realize there are limited games that support it, but also heard they dont work good with 8000 series of cards. Any proof out there that this is true. The video that show what this card does on Tiger Direct is really awesome. Any imput would be great. Thanks to everyone.

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Nvidia bought PhysX, and is phasing out their hardware. There will be a software version of it, which will take some of the power from their cards, and apply it to the physics. It's pointless to buy one now
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PhysX is useless. Tigerdirect only tries to sell the product in there videos.
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Nope. There is no use of it. Even less of a use now that the 8800 series supports phsyics processing through CUDA. No point in it, unless you like useless hardware
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post #5 of 16
^^What they said.
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post #6 of 16
PhysX company has been bought out by Nvidia, though Nvidia actually only interested in the software side of PhysX physic application. PhysX card is officially rip. That says how worthy it is for the current time.
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post #7 of 16
Yea Physx doesnt exist anymore and nvidia is currently making it so the current 8 and 9 series cards support it without the need of a physics card.
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So the everything will be just as destructable as they show in the demos with the new cards?
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^Basically...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SAMOEDADDY View Post
So the everything will be just as destructable as they show in the demos with the new cards?
Not yet.. its still be implimented into the drivers. There sonly like 2 games that support physx anyway.
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