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Ok, I just pulled the trigger on another gtx 480 for sli. My current setup is: gtx 480 w/ gts 450. Should I keep the gts 450 for physx? will it help or hinder my performance. I do have four physx games, so I do use physx. Thanks for the help!!!
 
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post #2 of 12
Personally I will sell it unless you plan on using it to fold or crunch.
2 480s is plenty for everything unless you start playing in a crazy resolution then every thing will help.
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post #3 of 12
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I play @ 1920x1200, and only on one monitor. No plans on 3D Vision, at least not for the foreseeable future.
 
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post #4 of 12
Unless you are in an absolute hurry to sell the GTS450, why do you not wait for the arrival of the 2nd GTX480?

Then, you can just actually try ''GTX480 SLI + GTS450 Physx'' vs ''GTX480SLI'' for the 4 Physx games and see if it is beneficial/detrimental. Only this can give you a most solid answer.
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Unless you are in an absolute hurry to sell the GTS450, why do you not wait for the arrival of the 2nd GTX480?

Then, you can just actually try ''GTX480 SLI + GTS450 Physx'' vs ''GTX480SLI'' for the 4 Physx games and see if it is beneficial/detrimental. Only this can give you a most solid answer.
True....very true. I'm gonna do this. Thanks!
 
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post #6 of 12
I would keep it even if you dont end up using the GTS 450 for physx. It will make a great backup card.
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post #7 of 12
Might get you 5 frames in Metro with advanced physX haha, I doubt it though.
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post #8 of 12
Keep it for physx you'll get around 10fps boost in phsx games. Don't want to take my word for it google it it's been proven over and over again
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post #9 of 12
If not for physx use it as a 24/7 folding card.
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post #10 of 12
would the 450 be overkill for physx?
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