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Trade my 5850 for a 460?

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Got a GTX 570 coming friday to replace my 5850. A friend said he would trade me a GTX 460 + $20 for my 5850. I was thinking I could use the 460 as a dedicated physx card. Good idea?
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Good idea to use it for Folding@Home since AMD is terrible with it.


If you've ever seen the movie "Failure to Launch" phsyx is like that.
    
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Sounds like an awesome deal to me.
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Do it
 
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post #5 of 6
If you fold, I would do it. PhysX is hardly used so it isn't really worth it just for that. I had 480 SLI and I almost never played any games with PhysX. You could also just help out your friend on that deal.
post #6 of 6
PhysX - hardly used, for folding - ok. But - why not trade it - you could at least use it with the 570 or if you don't find any use of it - sell it later, it's still one of the best cards.
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