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Ok, decided to go with the Asus GTX580 Direct CU 2 ... Awesome build quality!
So, i was thinking, do you think its worth getting a GTX460 ( for 75 Euros from a friend ) for Physix? I saw some benchies and in games that use PhysX it really looked to have a performance boost... but what's your opinion on this?
Edited by Pedros - 2/22/11 at 2:11pm
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Purely subjective. If you play games like Mirror's Edge, BMAA, Metro 2033, that actually utilizes Physx, then a second card would be worth it.

I would however, recommend a GTS 450 for physx. It works well with my GTX 580 SLI setup and I imagine it will work just as well with a single 580.

Cheers.
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I would pass on a card for physx not really worth it , your GTX580 will handle any game. Spend those euros some where else, buy a game or 2.
    
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Well... It's not just about the games that i play ... It's about what's coming
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No, dont do this physx card crap. Install Mafia 2 currently the most demanded Physx game out and max it. The gtx580 will run it perfectly..Its complete waste of money/power to have a separate video card when you have a top of the line video card.
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I guess i posted this topic a little to soon ... been checking and checking and i don't find any good games coming out with Physx ... or at least, no references :|
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No point really since there barley any games that run Physx these days and your single GTX 580 can handle it all fine.
 
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Yeah... sorry for this worthless post
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No, dont do this physx card crap. Install Mafia 2 currently the most demanded Physx game out and max it. The gtx580 will run it perfectly..Its complete waste of money/power to have a separate video card when you have a top of the line video card.
Agreed.
I run PhysX on meduim on just my 460 in Mafia II and I still get 30+ fps.
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sure if u play the 11 titles that is physx enabled iyts worth it, then during all that time when you don't play one, u can use it to fold on
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