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post #1 of 13
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Ive got a AMD 1055T with a gigabyte 790FTXA-UD5 and I want to get a GTX460 or GTX560

But i want to get the most out of my system, what can i do ?

ive been told Nvidia has stopped making chipsets,

Whats my best option sell my board and get a Asus M4N98TD EVO or can i make the most of this board ?

I Never have more then one card

but i was told if i get a gtx 460 as the main card i can use my 8800gs as phyx only
Edited by zoneuk - 12/30/10 at 8:09am
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post #2 of 13
You can only use 2 same NVIDIA videocards to do SLI, but you could use the 8800GS as a physx processor.
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post #3 of 13
Define 'the most out of your system'.

The industry is pretty much you pay as you go as far as performance.
Read reviews, if those cards don't perform in games at settings similar to the ones you want to play at consider getting a higher end card.

The board in this matter is irrelevant, there exists SLi workarounds on non-nVidia boards.
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The onboard chipset is very weak for Physx. I would keep your old board.
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post #5 of 13
I'd keep your board. If you really wanted to, you could try the SLI hack. http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/6708...rd-gtx460.html

It's not 100% guaranteed to work, but it has been compatible with multiple 790FX boards.
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post #6 of 13
OP:

What games are you playing? MOST game titles do NOT support GPU physx anyway...only 20-25 games do in total as of today. Most of those titles are ones you've never heard of in all likelihood.
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post #7 of 13
You could try sli hack.

I would get the board, I was in your same shoes couple months ago. I wanted to stay with AMD and grab a pair of 470's.
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post #8 of 13
Thread Starter 
Im not bothered about sli i was just thinking ivf i could use my 8800 for phyx and more tessellation

can i do this on my 790fx ? also has anyone got some real proof if the hack works
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post #9 of 13
You don't need a hack to use the 8800 for physx..
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post #10 of 13
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how do I do it ?
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