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How is the GeForce 210?

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First off I want to make clear that I don't know much about Nvidia cards, i'm an ATI guy.

Picked up a Galaxy GeForce 210 just for the heck of it, it was $0 AR on black friday at Fry's.

I planned to use it as a spare/backup just in case something terribly wrong happens to my main card.

But now I'm considering using it as a dedicated Physx card. Would it fair well? Is it a good card, in other words?
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Eh, I wouldnt use it for physx. Its an HTPC card at heart.
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just backup
no physx only 16 shaders you need at least 64 shaders
     
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would i get a performance increase at all?
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would i get a performance increase at all?


no because you cannot use it for physx. It needs more shaders.
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would i get a performance increase at all?
overclock to the max and them play
     
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The 220 can do PhysX, the 210 is just too puny. It's about the same power as an 8400/9300. Keep it as a backup card, or slap it in an HTPC should you build one.
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thanks for the info.
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