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post #11 of 26
you also cant go wrong with a 9800gt or a GT 240
    
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Iv heard people says running Physx with SLI crards bog them down and maybe lose fps? Idk much about Physx but thats all I heard.
    
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as long as you have a card that can keep up with the sli you wont have an issue
post #14 of 26
Just get a third GTX460.
You'll thank those that agree with me when you want TRI-SLI for a change and then revert back to SLI+PhysX.

Mafia II for instance NEED all the computing power it can get for PhysX.
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If you can get a great deal on a GTX 460, grab it. Otherwise, I would recommend going with a GTS 450/GT 240/GTS 250/9800 GT/9800 GTX/9800 GTX+. Any of those will work fine.
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post #16 of 26
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because i have one laying aorund
i got a massive deal of 3 engtx 460 tops
300 shipped
it's overkill for physx, but go ahead if it's just laying around doing nothing
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Just get a third GTX460.
You'll thank those that agree with me when you want TRI-SLI for a change and then revert back to SLI+PhysX.

Mafia II for instance NEED all the computing power it can get for PhysX.
why? i can play max settings 1080p with 68 fps average in the benchmark, and thats well over playable with just a single 580 no physx card
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you could also fold on them too
 
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post #19 of 26
GTX 580's are basically a super computer on a chip.

Serioursly despite being a consumer grade card they have power and tech for fluid dynmamics physx, rendering, ray tracing and more.

i think game physx is an easy task for a 512sp card..


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why? i can play max settings 1080p with 68 fps average in the benchmark, and thats well over playable with just a single 580 no physx card
    
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why? i can play max settings 1080p with 68 fps average in the benchmark, and thats well over playable with just a single 580 no physx card
I wasn't playing with 1080p since I used 1200p and AA.
But I got a giant FPS increase by adding a GTX460 as PhysX.
There is a thread dedicated to Mafia II regarding dedicated PhysX that I read some months ago. I don't know where it is though.
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