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Originally Posted by Draygonn View Post
Is Mirror's Edge good? Should have a PhysX Steamsale lol. Maffia II is 33 but I think it will drop lower.
Mirror's Edge is a fantastic game.
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post #22 of 54
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Originally Posted by tombom View Post
Mirror's Edge is a fantastic game.
Just what I wanted to hear, added to cart. I'll get Mafia II later. Gonna play Steamsale Roulette.
Edited by Draygonn - 12/20/10 at 3:09pm
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post #23 of 54
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Originally Posted by matrices View Post
Just a marketing gimmick propped up by Nvidia cash.

You want to see impressive in-game physics, play Bad Company 2 and don't fret about the marketing con job that is Physx.
Jeeze, if only particles were a bit more detailed they would be the perfect phyics engine around

nVIDIA's PhysX is just marketing.

Closed library on closed platform? No thanks.
   
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post #24 of 54
Future games will use one core of a quad or hex core processor to do physics, so PhysX won't really make sense. I don't really get the whole "use your graphics card for more than just graphics" scheme by nVidia. It seems like a neat idea at first, but it winds up taking a chunk out of a graphics card to make a makeshift processor, which seems a little pointless. PhysX is really just an nVidia exclusive feature that ATi cards are actually compatible with anyways. It's not really anything special and has failed to hit the market in any amazing way.
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post #25 of 54
Hmm, nobody mentioned it but PhysX is also crappy in general. The CPU fallback is compiled with x87 floating-point math extensions which was deprciated in 2005. Even a good compile with SSE extensions would make it tons better. Plus its single threaded if not running on a GPU(made by Nvidia...) which is utter bull.
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Wanna hear a joke? Physx.
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post #27 of 54
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Originally Posted by SOCOM_HERO View Post
maybe if ATI/AMD had Physx there might be more games that had it
This
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Originally Posted by Tatakai All View Post
Physx wasn't that big to begin with, right?
This
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Originally Posted by Kirby1 View Post
When all those physx games were being developed nvidia had most of the PC gaming GPU market. That is no longer true.
And this, since both have around half the market.
post #28 of 54
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Originally Posted by Razi3l View Post
When did that have PhysX? o_O
Unreal 3 PhysX mod was epic
DAMN!
i meant DARKEST OF DAYS.
similar name lol
    
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post #29 of 54
Is PhysX free for developers to use?
It's a proprietary physics middleware/engine and requires integration into a game engine as the physics basis doesn't it?
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post #30 of 54
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Originally Posted by matrices View Post
Just a marketing gimmick propped up by Nvidia cash.

You want to see impressive in-game physics, play Bad Company 2 and don't fret about the marketing con job that is Physx.
Check out mirrors edge, ive yet to see a game that can do that without physx. Oh, and theres a place in your user cp to fill in your system specs
    
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