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Hey I have a Geforce 9500GT and im doing a needed upgrade to the gtx 570 pretty soon. Can I use my 9500GT as a physx? or will that just be pure waste? Any benefits if i do? Thanks
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570 can do physx better than 9500gt. actually the 9500gt will slow you down in some games, so just use ur 570
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the 570 should manage fine without an added physx card.
Plus there will be less heat in the case and less power draw
The 570 will be waiting the 9500 on the few titles that make use of physx.
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Fermi is extremely well in computing, thus it does PhysX a lot better than previous generation G80/GT200 which are essentially the same basic design.

A 9500GT is basically on par with a 8600GT, with 32 cuda cores, it will slow down a GTX570, 32 cores will even slow down anything that performs around (460)5850/(470)5870 significantly in my own experience.
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ok thanks that helped a lot. i should be getting my new card soon like within a week after valentines day haha. Gotta sneak the cash away from my girl so i can buy it haha =P I cant wait Ive seen great things about the 570.
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