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Here's a list:

http://developer.nvidia.com/object/physx_good_company.html
That is a bad list. You should only list the GPU PhysX supported games. There are only a handful of games with GPU PhysX.

http://physxinfo.com/data/vreview.html
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Throw it in as a physX card and while you are not using it for physX, use it to fold...
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I understand that and I think I asked the wrong question. "Does PhysX have a future?" is a more appropriate question. Not many new titles are taking advantage of it.

I don't play any of the games on the list but if games in the future might utilize it, I'll hook it up.
I really doubt it has a future. 8 core CPU's are around the corner and I predict all physics will be handled by DirectX eventually.
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That is a bad list. You should only list the GPU PhysX supported games. There are only a handful of games with GPU PhysX.

http://physxinfo.com/data/vreview.html
How is it a bad list?! It's the official nVidia list, which they don't seem to take seriously themselves.
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How is it a bad list?! It's the official nVidia list, which they don't seem to take seriously themselves.
Maybe that is a sign that Physx isnt going anywhere
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How is it a bad list?! It's the official nVidia list, which they don't seem to take seriously themselves.
Nvidia did not separate GPU from CPU PhysX. It is not your fault. It is just Nvidia trying to make it seem GPU PhysX is used more than it is.
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And this is the issue I ran into. If PhysX isn't going to be utilized on newer games and is a dying protocol (or at least overshadowed by high end GPUs and SLI) then it's not even worth the power consumption.

Seems like it isn't worth it.
    
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