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Im going to purchase a card for physx duty,take the load off my cpu.Use it for folding when not gaming.Currently running a XFX 5770.Im looking for the cheapest card that could handle physx duty,nothing more.I know it has to be a 8000 series +.Any suggestions?

An example?

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...512&CatId=3670
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You do know that you cant run an ATI card with a nvidia card for physx without hacked drivers correct? If your ok with that, there are plenty of 8800s on OCN market place that you can buy super cheap
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8800 is lowest i would go in your book. but for higher-end cards 250 is lowest i would go.
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The 8400gs would likely be worse than your CPU at Physx effects, despite the fact that all you are running is an overclocked dual core...

The 8400gs is merely 8SP (in this revision).
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Im going to purchase a card for physx duty,take the load off my cpu.Use it for folding when not gaming.Currently running a XFX 5770.Im looking for the cheapest card that could handle physx duty,nothing more.I know it has to be a 8000 series +.Any suggestions?

An example?

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...512&CatId=3670
No

I wouldn't go any lower than a 96sp card, 8800gt, 9800gt, etc.
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Alright.Ill look into the 8800+.

Edit:Yes,Ive read over the driver issues.
Edited by TronRR - 3/18/11 at 12:18pm
    
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