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GTX 280 physx

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just bought a gtx 280 (should be getting it by end of next week) and i currently own a 4850 with physx card. can i use the physx card with the gtx 280 if so how?
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You don't have to, the NVIDIA cards have PHYSX integrated with the GPU. If you really wanted, you could pop in the card in your box and install the latest drivers, but it's pointless really...
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You can use it together and in some games; looks and works really nice. I have a BFG Physx card with my set-up and not to bad.
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Since you already have the PhysX card, just keep using it. While the GTX 280 can do PhysX, there will be fewer cores to do rendering while it is calculating PhysX.
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