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Is PhysX worth it?
I have an old 7800GT and thought maybe I could it as a PhysX card, but I think its probably too weak, so I am asking you. Is it? And if not, what card would be enough to "max" PhysX? And if the card is even more than 50€, is it worth it? Is it easy to get the 3rd card working with my 2x HD 6970's? Does the fact that the 3rd PCI-E is x4 hurt the performance much? Lots of questions, I know. But I am a noob and I'll +rep if you answer even one of them.

E: I might get a GT240 cheap off a friend, so if the 7800GT won't do it, will the GT240?
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post #2 of 14
7xxx series dont support PhysX
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Thats what I was wondering. +rep.

But what card would do it then?
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Why do you even need physx? It's basically worthless.




But anything with more than 96 SP's and 8xxx or higher.
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8000 series and up.
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post #6 of 14
The 8000 series and up have the CUDA cores.

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post #7 of 14
I believe 8600GT and up
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post #8 of 14
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Originally Posted by The Master Chief View Post
Why do you even need physx? It's basically worthless.




But anything with more than 96 SP's and 8xxx or higher.
to each his own
post #9 of 14
GT240 is fine, I think you could even get away using a 9600GT.
 
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post #10 of 14
I was using a GT220 for a while. 48 SP's but it worked great. Just not my thing.
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