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hey guys! So basically I am taking opportunity of the 560 release. I am going to sell my 5970 ( also I am selling this on OCN most likely for those interested..) and get TWO GTX 560's. So here are some questions...

1: Is GPU PhysX intensive to run? It wasn't that much in Cryostasis with Hardware PhysX so I am wondering about the GPU version.

2: Is GPU PhysX significantly different than Hardware PhysX?

3: Gigabyte, MSI, or Asus 560's? basically in terms of cooling?

4: How is driver installation? How do I switch from ATI to NVidia drivers and how do I update drivers when newer ones come out? Heard they were pretty different.....

5: How are the newest drivers in terms of stability and performance?
    
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I'm interested in this as well. 560 SLI seems like a good upgrade for my 5870.
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1. PhysX is exclusive to Nvidia. It basically enhances in game Physics using Nvidias PhysX technology.

2. All of the GTX 560s are non reference designs except the original Nvidia factory version. I would go with the MSI one, since the Twin Frozr design is very good at cooling...

3. Just uninstall the ATi drivers... Restart PC, press F8, boot into safe mode, use Driver Sweeper and uninstall all ATi registry codes and other ATi files left over from the program.. restart again and then install the latest Nvidia drivers.

4. Nvidia drivers always get better with each new release, IDC what any ATi fanboi says, Nvidia has the best drivers hands down.

Hope this helps ^_^ Gl
    
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