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hi guys, I usually use my gtx460 or my gtx260 as a dedicated physx card while playing most games,(spacially the physx supported games eg. mafia 2, batman aa etc.).. And having multiple cards do generate some extra noise and heat.

as far as I know the assassins creed games dont use Nvidia physX. so is having a dedicated physx card going to have any benefits or will it be completely point less?headscratch.gif

so lets say when playing the upcoming brotherhood game, could I just take out the extra physx card and it wont matter either ways?confused.gif
Edited by TheBirdman74 - 2/15/11 at 6:20am
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If a game doesn't use PhysX (any game), yes if you take out the extra card that you would normally use as a PPU, it will not effect the performance of your game (IE: lower FPS) as that extra card wouldn't be doing any extra work.
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A 9800gt is fine for me.
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Go into your Nvidia Panel and dedicate GPU A to physx that will give you better fps...I do not know why that is the case even though an application might not even use Physx still gives me better fps though all the time.
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thanks..

so basically I dont need a physx card with the assassins creed games or any other games that dont support physx wont benefit?
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thanks..

so basically I dont need a physx card with the assassins creed games or any other games that dont support physx wont benefit?

Correct. PhysX cards are only for PhysX. There are no other benefits.

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Originally Posted by Kung Pow;12393632 
Go into your Nvidia Panel and dedicate GPU A to physx that will give you better fps...I do not know why that is the case even though an application might not even use Physx still gives me better fps though all the time.

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Oh and I can run any of the above games without 9800GT PhsyX with the exception of mafia 2. smile.gif
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