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Dedicated PhysX card in x4 slot?

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I am planning on upgrading my GPU soon, and I was thinking I could use my current GTS450 as a dedicated PhysX card, pretty much just because I would have it laying around otherwise. I was wondering if it is even worth it if I would be installing it in a PCI-E x4 slot. Thanks.
    
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if you are going to keep it, that slot and card will work for Physx.
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yup i have a gt240 in a x4 slot. it's enough for physx.
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Works perfect for physx

Here is a pretty good test showing 4x physx performance

http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?m...e=1&print=true
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PhysX just needs x1 PCIe 1.x bandwidth.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
PhysX just needs x1 PCIe 1.x bandwidth.
Waiting for someone to say that.

uh..............what he said ^
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Cool. Thanks for the info guys. +reps
I was hoping it would work out because I'm upgrading my PSU as well, and I'd hate to have a GPU and not use it
    
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