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I did this with great results. I used my 4870x2s and a 9800gt. Windows 7 build 6519
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What I would like to know is , how do you get the second card to do the physics processing. Do you simply plug in the card and it works or is there a place in nvidia control panel to activate it.I just got an EVGA GTX285 SC and I would like to use one of my old 8800 GT's as a physics card.
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Im used an 8400GS with my GTX 260 and say no increase. I have since got an 8800GS, but haven been able to install it yet because I need PCIE power cable.

Most people say atleast an 8600GT or higher.
    
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I did this with great results. I used my 4870x2s and a 9800gt. Windows 7 build 6519
ok, thanks!

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Im used an 8400GS with my GTX 260 and say no increase. I have since got an 8800GS, but haven been able to install it yet because I need PCIE power cable.

Most people say atleast an 8600GT or higher.
Thanks for sharing
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What I would like to know is , how do you get the second card to do the physics processing. Do you simply plug in the card and it works or is there a place in nvidia control panel to activate it.I just got an EVGA GTX285 SC and I would like to use one of my old 8800 GT's as a physics card.
I believe if you install both of the cards. The Nvidia physx control panel will allow you to choose what card you want to use for physx.
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Thanks X4, I will give it a try and report back
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If you have 1 card, lets say a GTX 285, can you still have Physx? Otherwise, if you have a GTX 285 and a 9500GT can you do Physx with running Vista? Don't mean to hijack the thread at all.
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If you have 1 card, lets say a GTX 285, can you still have Physx? Otherwise, if you have a GTX 285 and a 9500GT can you do Physx with running Vista? Don't mean to hijack the thread at all.
PhysX can be done on just one card, or split over SLI, or done on one with the other dedicated. Any way you want it, you can do it pretty much!
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Happy tyo report that my 8800gt is now running physics. All you do is install the card, reinstall the drivers, and you can choose which card runs physics within the control panel.
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post #40 of 42
Its under the setting (Set SLI and Physx configuration) If you have 2 cards in (8800 up) not in SLI then you can select one to run the Physx.


Edit: Opps should have read all the way to the last post. Glad you got it working.
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