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Hi!


I plan on buying another GTX460 (same as in sig), and later upgrade to SB.

I was just thinking of putting the GTX460's in SLI and then still use my 8800GTS for PhysX, or would that totally kill my machine? Or would it be stupid perfomance-wise?

I'd need a more powerful PSU for it to happen.


But let's say, I have a powerful PSU, and want to do what I just explained.



Thanks!
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Don't have the 8800GTS in if you get another 460. It's not worth the extra energy. You won't see a performance boost.
    
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Don't have the 8800GTS in if you get another 460. It's not worth the extra energy. You won't see a performance boost.
Thank you!


I will follow your advice
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I would suggest you not to ditch that 8800GTS 512 out that quickly. Why not keep it for a little longer and actually try it on your setup with GTX460 SLI and see if (and how much) it helps out in Physx?

I suspect it will help (not hurt) your gaming experience. Read my post (#6):
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/905784-physx-sli.html

Unless the card is like an 8300/8400, it should contribute.
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I have GTX460 SLI setup with a 8800GT and in works perfectly good. I use it for Batman and played the Demo for Mafia 2 @ 1900x1200 and is real smooth.
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