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He wasn't I told you earlier that you can run it off the PCIe x1 slot.
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hopefully you have steady hands... you might as well order a board to be shipped if you try something like this with no mod experience
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I think PCI 9400GTs are still floating around eBay somewhere... Only EVGA made them, I think. They don't sell them anymore. 16 CUDA cores.
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best thing is to use a riser and cut that instead - I run a GT 240 in an x1 slot for folding with no issues, and it avoids the need to cut the card or the board.

There are also PCI 9500GTs that may well be faster and cheaper than the PCI PhysX cards (not sure whether they are actually faster though) - but whether it's really worth it or not is another matter. A better main PhysX-capable GPU is probably a better investment...
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best thing is to use a riser and cut that instead - I run a GT 240 in an x1 slot for folding with no issues, and it avoids the need to cut the card or the board.

There are also PCI 9500GTs that may well be faster and cheaper than the PCI PhysX cards (not sure whether they are actually faster though) - but whether it's really worth it or not is another matter. A better main PhysX-capable GPU is probably a better investment...
From what I have heard the Ageia PCI PhysX cards aren't supported by the newest drivers.
    
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