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I think I got it working by watching this youtube video

He's running eyefinity w/ physx doing the batman benchmark. He was saying physx is running because of the banner and paper and fogs. I tested the benchmark and saw the same thing he did. Average FPS was kinda low for my taste.

5760x1080 very high, and physx high.
Minimum 12fps
Maximum 61
Average 38
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Originally Posted by DaRookie View Post
I think I got it working by watching this youtube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCFsQYQnygA He's running eyefinity w/ physx doing the batman benchmark. He was saying physx is running because of the banner and paper and fogs. I tested the benchmark and saw the same thing he did. Average FPS was kinda low for my taste.

5760x1080 very high, and physx high.
Minimum 12fps
Maximum 61
Average 38
'Course the FPS is low. He's rendering 6 megapixels/frame/second. 3X the resolution you are.
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'Course the FPS is low. He's rendering 6 megapixels/frame/second. 3X the resolution you are.
The guy in the you tube video is running Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 + EVGA GTS 250 + Dell U2410 = Eyefinity + PhysX acceleration at 4800x1200 triple monitor awesomeness. All graphics settings set to highest setting. No AA, no v-sync. PhysX set to High.

I'm running 5760x1080 eyefinity + physx, setting is very high, physx is also set to high.

I'm actually running a higher resolution than him with higher settings.

Retested on 1920x1080 Very high, Physx High.

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You won $140 at the Casino. So go buy yourself a better PSU already. That CoolerMaster unit isn't doing your machine any favors .
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You won $140 at the Casino. So go buy yourself a better PSU already. That CoolerMaster unit isn't doing your machine any favors .
Im still down... two weeks ago I lost $500 and last week I lost $300. 4 days ago I went again and won back $500 then last night I won $140 after losing close to $300. Gave my mom some money and walk away with $100 so I'm still down $200 to break even. Man with all that money I could be running CF and sandy bridge by now lol
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You have a problem, my good man
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You have a problem, my good man
No no no.... I know what you're thinking.... I live 10 minutes away from the casino and I only go when we have visitors or on special occasion. Two weeks ago we had a house warming (just bought a 5 bedroom house) so all my families drove an hour and a half to celebrate. We ended up going to the casino. A few days later we had a ceremony for my brother because he's leaving to another country for a job. He won't be back for 2-3 months so after the ceremony was over we went to the casino (my mom's idea). Last night my mom came to pick up the baby. She'll be baby sitting him for 2 months so she wanted to go to the casino.... I even tell them no I don't want to go but my dad gave me $100 and I was sold. You see it's not me who have the problem, it's my family
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post #28 of 34
Of course it isn't you



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I just benchmark Batman AA w/ phsyx on and off and there's a big fps difference

1920x1080 Very high, Physx High
Minimum 38
Maximum 105
Average 73

1920x1080 Very High, Physx Off
Minimum 69
Maximum 215
Average 145

I thought having a dedicated physx card will give the eye candy without taking any performance hit... Does this seem right?
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post #30 of 34
Looks right to me, youre adding more into the game to render. FPS is going to lower. If you let it render on the CPU instead of the GPU you'd be getting <30fps.
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