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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
If Crytek doesn't code it for Physx, then all you're doing is wasting electricity.
why is that? the card will be at idle when he is playing that game... the only card pulling any amount of watts will be the "470"
post #22 of 39
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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
If Crytek doesn't code it for Physx, then all you're doing is wasting electricity.
He could be folding on it?
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Originally Posted by nickbaldwin86 View Post
why is that? the card will be at idle when he is playing that game... the only card pulling any amount of watts will be the "470"
At idle, a 285 would still be pulling ~30W or so. If you're in say California and have bills where each kWhr of electricity costs $0.50USD, those wasted watt hours can add up.
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At idle, a 285 would still be pulling ~30W or so. If you're in say California and have bills where each kWhr of electricity costs $0.50USD, those wasted watt hours can add up.
I pay 4 cents per kWhr in winter and 6 cents in summer
    
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Almost no games support physix.
    
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Almost no games support physix.
but the ones that do are fantastic (Batman:AA, Mafia 2, Metro 2033)
    
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I pay 4 cents per kWhr in winter and 6 cents in summer
That is about what I pay in NoWhere. We're lucky. I've heard of the glories of tiered electrical usage in California-and once you slip into the upper tier you spend $2-300 in electricity every month.

With a week of having a GTX285 at idle in California, you can buy fast food from McDonalds.
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but the ones that do are fantastic (Batman:AA, Mafia 2, Metro 2033)
And that is 3 out of the 5 major titles that anyone has heard of or cares about that do. Sorry Hot Dance Party 1 and 2. It amazes me that Physx has been out in the wild for so long and fewer than 10% of the games out that do Physx can offload the calculation to a GPU.
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And that is 3 out of the 5 major titles that anyone has heard of or cares about that do. Sorry Hot Dance Party 1 and 2. It amazes me that Physx has been out in the wild for so long and fewer than 10% of the games out that do Physx can offload the calculation to a GPU.
I do not disagree but you must admit the PhysX in those games makes them much, much better
    
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DX11 has been confirmed, Tessellation hasn't

Although knowing Crytek and how they love to push PC tech forward I would personally say there's a high chance of atleast some tessellation being used
I heard that heavy tessellation has been confirmed just sadly can't remember from where
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