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So I have this older nvidia 8500 gt card from and old HP computer someone gave me. I am currently running crossfire hd 6870s which I am quite happy with but I had the thought that maybe I could use this as a physx card? Would it be worth it or is it not worth the hassle and how would I even get it working?


I am not hugely concerned about Physx or lack there of but I figured if I already have the card and it wouldn't be too much of a PITA it might be worth it.
Edited by cavallino - 2/26/11 at 9:53pm
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it would hold them back
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it would hold them back
Yeah? Alright then I guess I'll pass it was just a shot in the dark idea.
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Sorry if this is beating a dead horse. But I too am curious about using a PhysX card in tandem with my 5870. Solely for the purpose of PhysX.

I am curious as to how using a PhysX card would hinder the use of my everyday GPU?
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I do have a gtx 460 laying around but that kind of feels like overkill. Was planning to use it for an upcoming media center build anyway.
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you can always try........ (for the fun of it)
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