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I just pulled http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130085 out of an old rig I had laying around. Could I use it as a physx card and if so should I bother?
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You could, but suffice to say my I7 scores higher in fluidmark than my 8600gt does
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No....you have 2 570's in SLI...Why would you ever need an 8600GT for PHYSX?
If anything it could even mean a decrease in peformance.

SO just be happy with your 570's
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I just pulled http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130085 out of an old rig I had laying around. Could I use it as a physx card and if so should I bother?
No, it would decrease your physx performance because the 8600gt is just to slow. You can use it as a folding card but not as a physx card.
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cool. thanks guys.
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Just check my Sig im using one.. abliet its a GTS version
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8600 GT is too slow for PhysX. I had higher scores by using a single GTS 250 for gaming and PhysX in Batman and Cryostasis benchmark than with an 8600 GT.
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