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Poll Results: 550 vs 460 vs Other

Poll expired: Mar 22, 2011  
  • 18% (4)
    550
  • 45% (10)
    460
  • 36% (8)
    Other
22 Total Votes  
post #21 of 24
460 is better, sadly
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post #22 of 24
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Originally Posted by TheReaperWaits View Post
When did I say tri-SLI?
I assumed since the OP had already said it was SLI + PhysX, that "another" 570 meant a third, and I just extended on that that SLI 570s+PhysX isn't going to see a worthwhile, probably not even noticeable, improvement compared to just 2 570s, so a real improvement would have to be Tri-SLI.

I didn't see that you meant from the OP's sig rig rather than from the OP's plan.

Just mixed interpretations. IMO, with SLI 570s, don't bother with a PhysX card unless you've got one lying around, it's not a significant enough improvement to warrant $100+. If you want to get improvement, just wait and get a third 570.
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post #23 of 24
Thread Starter 
Thanks for contributing, everyone. But sadly, I can't buy another 570 for awhile. I just bought a LanBoy Air and I'll have to sell my HAF 922 & save up a bit in order to buy one.
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post #24 of 24
I wouldn't even bother with a PhysX card honestly. There's maybe 5 games that are noteworthy that have PhysX. And unless those are the ONLY games you plan on playing, I wouldn't blow the money on a PhysX card.

Batman AA, Mirror's Edge, Mafia II, Just Cause 2, UT3. That's it that I know of off the top of my head (that are noteworthy).

And before you go off and look at my sig rig, I have my GT240 to run my second monitor. I did NOT buy it for PhysX (although it is used for that purpose too). My 470 ran extremely hot at idle running both my monitors because it doesn't downclock and undervolt like its supposed to with 2 monitors hooked to it.
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