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I wanna enable Physics in games like Mafia2, Mirror's Edge and Batman AA. But my budget is very very limited so i can only buy cards like 8600GT or GT210. So does one of these GPUs improve my Physx performance or my 4.2Ghz CPU is already fast enough to run the Physics on it?

How does NVIDIA Physx behave when there's no NVIDIA GPU present in the system. Does it automatically run on the CPU or refuses to run at all?
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If there no nVidia GPU present, then PhysX will just use the CPU.
Whats your budget for a Physx Card? I can look around for a decent deal. Trust me, you dont want an 8600GT as a physx card.
    
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yea the 8600gt as a physx card is a bad move i use a 8600gt as my main card and it's terrible.....
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