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Thank you for your suggestions. I think I will be going with a 550GTX. Will be posting my complete build later once I find the proper place to post it.
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I still think you should go with an older gen card for physx...bur if money is not the problem you should get 590 as a physx card
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I still think you should go with an older gen card for physx...bur if money is not the problem you should get 590 as a physx card
1: That is too much overkill.
2: There is no PSU that would handle that much power + 6+ optical drives, an overclocked CPU and quite a bit of fans.
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Why do you need 6 optical drives?
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Why do you need 6 optical drives?
I am getting a Blu-ray drive (I don't remember if it is a burner) then I have 1 SATA DVD drive, 3 IDE (will use adapter) DVD drives and 1 IDE CD drive (I found the game, Driver (1) in it). That is why. Well that and I want to be able to put in multiple discs and either burn, play, run, etc. the discs while doing other things. I'm building an overkill machine. Someone finally answered my question if you could run a 6990 and 6970 in crossfire, so I will be getting those. Then I learned about dedicated PhysX and that came to mind.
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560TI and use it for folding@home for syrillian?
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PhysX is actually more of a cpu driven thing, so you cannot "bottleneck" cpu with a PhysX card. The PhysX card, if anything, takes a load off the cpu by operating the PhysX instructions.
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You only might need a physx card if you are playing Metro 2033, Mafia II, or Mirrors edge. So I say useless.
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I personally use an evga 9800gt for physx and it does the job just great, you really do not need that much power for the physx.
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1: That is too much overkill.
2: There is no PSU that would handle that much power + 6+ optical drives, an overclocked CPU and quite a bit of fans.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817438003
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