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I just upgraded a few of my PC's parts and picked a 6870 for my GPU. I have my friend's old NVIDIA 9600GT card and thought it would be perfect for Physx. The problem is, one is an ATI and one is NVIDIA. Is it possible to do this?

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jprovido Guide
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Originally Posted by Colt;12825642 
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Danke sir. Any idea if you can use the newest NVIDIA drivers or are you stuck using that specific one that is linked?

I plan on moving the PhysX card to an PCI-e x1 slot when I eventually crossfire, so I'm glad to see this works.
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Yep. I was able to do this, hoping I would be able to fold with both a 6870 and GTX 275. The folding didn't work out but Physx did.

Just install the latest Physx Driver for the 9600GT and then apply the Mod.
Then open up nvidia control panel and set the 9600gt as a Physx Processor.

Use FluidMark to test it out, but you have have to go into the install location and delete the all files that has the word physx (tells fluidmark to use CPU, without files, it will use your GPU).
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I was actually thinking about doing the same thing with my old passively cooled 9600gt once i get a new mobo biggrin.gif
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I just tried this yesterday and it did not work on my MB. I finally read and after hours of troubleshooting determined my chipset did not recognize the nVidia card in my 2nd PCIE slot when my primary drive was ATI/AMD. However if I installed 2 nVidia cards and used 1 for physX it worked fine.
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Originally Posted by noahhova;12825942 
I just tried this yesterday and it did not work on my MB. I finally read and after hours of troubleshooting determined my chipset did not recognize the nVidia card in my 2nd PCIE slot when my primary drive was ATI/AMD. However if I installed 2 nVidia cards and used 1 for physX it worked fine.

Wonder if it works with the new P67 setup. Hopefully so. I will report back on Thursday after I install it.
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