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In an upcoming build I will be using the AMD 6990 and 6970 in crossfire. I want a dedicated PhysX card. Will a 560 Ti be powerful enough? Could I downgrade to a 550 Ti? Or will the 560 Ti bottleneck the 3 AMD GPU's?
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560 Ti is MORE than enough. A 550 Ti would be great.
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Thats a very powerfull phsyx card! Think it will be more than enough!
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Lol. You don't need more than a GTS250. A GT240 would work nicely.
 
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Thats a very powerfull phsyx card! Think it will be more than enough!
So I could easily use the 550 Ti?
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Lol. You don't need more than a GTS250. A GT240 would work nicely.
The thing is I do not want any bottlenecks. I'll do some more research.
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550 is plenty. Since you have an ATI card, any card would be better than nothing...

FWIW, my GTX260 core 216 was beneficial for PhysX along with my 560 SOC. The 560 along got worse results. (Mafia 2 benchmark)
    
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The thing is I do not want any bottlenecks. I'll do some more research.
A 560ti is mad overkill for a physx card. Ridiculous overkill
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So I could easily use the 550 Ti?
Yes ! Considering there are few titlse that really use a dedicated phsyx card! Yeah as said even a gts 250 would be good enough! IMO A 550 would be a good choice
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In an upcoming build I will be using the AMD 6990 and 6970 in crossfire. I want a dedicated PhysX card. Will a 560 Ti be powerful enough? Could I downgrade to a 550 Ti? Or will the 560 Ti bottleneck the 3 AMD GPU's?
frankly speaking,
gtx560ti will be a waste,
its a way more than a physx card,its a pure gaming card.
Get gtx460 768mb for the same price of gtx550ti for physx,
gtx460 would be great for physx,
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