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4870X2 main +8800GT as deticated physics?

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I wonder if i could have a 4870X2 as the main card and a 8800GT as physics card...
Will it work?
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Not in Vista. You can't use an ati card and an nvidia card together. The drivers will not play nicely with each other.
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Not in Vista.
why not?
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why not?
See my edit. You can't have 2 video cards installed with different 3d drivers.
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See my edit. You can't have 2 video cards installed with different 3d drivers.
oh...ok so...if i want physics card. . .i go for another nvidia card
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you can buy an Ageia PhysX card BFG has one and ASUS too
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oh...ok so...if i want physics card. . .i go for another nvidia card
Yes, you would have to do what I have in my sig. Nvidia card doing graphics and a lesser nvidia card doing physx. Or you can go with the suggestion below and get one of the original physx cards. They're pretty rare nowadays though.

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you can buy an Ageia PhysX card BFG has one and ASUS too
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i found this at newegg you may want to look
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Woh wait what? :O

You could pair up two seperate nvidia cards, use the worse one for dedicated physx and the other for 3d rendering?

When did this start?

And this is what happens when you are missing your rig for over 3 weeks
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Woh wait what? :O

You could pair up two seperate nvidia cards, use the worse one for dedicated physx and the other for 3d rendering?

When did this start?

And this is what happens when you are missing your rig for over 3 weeks
Since a month or two ago is when it got "official" support for a dedicated physx card.
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