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Upon digging through my closet I found this old gem I forgot I had. I guess the real question I'm asking myself is...Is this card even worth installing in my current system you see below? Or is it so out dated Im better off keeping it as is?
Im not going to go out and buy another card so I'm not sure what to do lol!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143055


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I'd guess and say its probably not worth it. You could try it out, and bench a few PhysX games and see if it does any good, or see if the PhysX control panel even recognizes it. Otherwise, a 8800GT or 9800GT would be a lot stronger, and they're dirt cheap anymore.
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After opening up my case it appears that I dont have an available PCI slot. My Cards currently cover up the two on the board.

Thanks for your help, I may mull over the 88/9800GT idea if I really even decide to go that route.
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