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Is this thing worth getting? Is there a noticeable performance increase in games, and if so, is it worth the extra heat right next to my gfx card?

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post #2 of 18
It's unnecessary. 9800GX2 is enough for doing physX.
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I know my card can handle it, but even so will I notice a difference in games?
    
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post #4 of 18
Do you mean by getting a Physx card, or another NVidia card to do Physx?
I don't think it would be worth it with the GX2.
    
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Check out the link I posted. Something like that.
    
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post #6 of 18
u should get another card, like the 9600gt for physx.
post #7 of 18
Do you play any games that use physx? To buy a card just for that is a waste of money.
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post #8 of 18
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Well that's exactly what I'm wondering, if this card is worth the performance increase, if any. All of the reviews on newegg are very positive, most report a 10-15 fps boost. I was just very skeptical as to whether or not this actually helps that much.
    
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post #9 of 18
The 9800 GX2 is a monster, you will not need a physx card. Those reviews look like they are fake.
    
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post #10 of 18
not with a 9800gx2
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