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Anyone have Homefront and a dedicated PhysX gpu that gets usage?

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I can't seem to get PhysX to work, I went and changed my ini file and also made it read only but no matter what I do I can't get any usage on my 9800GT while playing.

Has anyone had any success with this? Is there an update I missed that fixes issues? frown.gif
    
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had a look around but it seems other's are having that problem as well.

Look here:
http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1800314

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Originally Posted by Blacklac;13099101 
Unless a recent patched changed things, Homefront doesn't use PhysX even though it has the logo. Atleast in Multiplayer. I installed a PhysX card and verified it was running correctly. I never got usage on it while playing Homefront.

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How about the Physx Visual Indicator?
(I am going to install my copy today. If I get it to work, I will post back)
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I have NvInpsector and turned on the physx monitor thing but all it seems to do is tell me whats handling physx, I assume thats what you're referring to.

I brought my SB cpu back to stock and I'm having no issues getting 99-98% usage out of both my cards, however the 9800GT hasn't done anything. Just going off cpu load alone and the ig visuals I am positive there is no physx/physics of any kind going on. Games feel stagnant without Physics of any kind frown.gif
    
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared;13104968 
I have NvInpsector and turned on the physx monitor thing but all it seems to do is tell me whats handling physx, I assume thats what you're referring to.

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See pic below.
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Yeah I get nothing.

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Edit: I guess that doesn't show up in screens, but its set to GPU frown.gif
    
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I can't seem to get PhysX to work
PhysX is working on CPU, handling rigid body physics, ragdolls and other stuff (cause it is default physics engine for almost all UE3 titles)

Since Homefront does not contain any special PhysX content, prepared for GPU execution (physical particles, cloth - like in Mafia II or Batman), your dedicated PhysX card is useless here.
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Originally Posted by Zogrim;13107276 
PhysX is working on CPU, handling rigid body physics, ragdolls and other stuff (cause it is default physics engine for almost all UE3 titles)

Since Homefront does not contain any special PhysX content, prepared for GPU execution (physical particles, cloth - like in Mafia II or Batman), your dedicated PhysX card is useless here.

So it's regular software physX that runs on the CPU only, then?

Bummer.

It blows that the large majority of physX titles are this way ... and there should be a different name for software physX so people aren't misled by the logo all the time.
    
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Its just not the same frown.gif

Metro 2033 has ruined me, there isn't a ton of PhsyX in the game, but what is there just draws me in more. Like when you shoot those creepy dolls with Jason masks...

I'm filled with sadness as I play this Arcade style fps, almost feels like Time Crysis in that the AI is dumb and they duck out of hiding in much the same stupid manner.

/le sigh

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