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GTX 460 + PHYSx Worth it?

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I was wondering if it would even be worth it to get a 9800 GT or anything else to combo with a GTX 460 for physx, is having a card just for physx even gonne show a big increase in performance?
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With this card, it might not be worth it because the 9800 GT's PhysX processing power may be weaker than the 460's. So having a card that has an equal or greater-than PhysX processing power can help, and noticeably so.
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It will show performance on games THAT UTILIZES physx, and as far as I know, tehre's not a lot of them at the moment ^_^, if you are playing tgames taht uses physx, go on ahead ^_^, but if you ask me for an advice, just save your money or spend it on something else, sell the 460 and use the money to get a physx card to get a better GPu maybe? ^_^

Not saying 460 is bad btw ^_^

Edit: Somebody correct me if I'm wrong please ^_^
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get a gts 250 or something like that. But only few games use physX that much to see an increase of performance...
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
With this card, it might not be worth it because the 9800 GT's PhysX processing power may be weaker than the 460's. So having a card that has an equal or greater-than PhysX processing power can help, and noticeably so.
The 460 will process physx faster but it won't when it has the rest of the game to render.

A 9800GT will be good for the very few games that support it. It will offload the extra physx work the 460 is doing.

In the end though its not really worth it....
 
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