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Just wondering if I can run 2x HD6950's in Crossfire, and a 9800GTX+ for PhysX on a motherboard that supports it or if this is even possible?

Do PhysX cards play well (if at all) with ATi cards?

Thanks
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yes its possible/ go for it.

edit: just make sure that the nvidia is a deticated physx card and not attemting to run along with the ati cards.

yes they do play well when properly set up. people do it all the time. some people may give you warning, but a lot of the time the naysayers are wrong. give it a try. if not, be happy with two 6850 with the chance for an unlock for both cards
Edited by Darqside - 4/22/11 at 3:27am
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Originally Posted by Darqside View Post
yes its possible/ go for it.

edit: just make sure that the nvidia is a deticated physx card and not attemting to run along with the ati cards.

yes they do play well when properly set up. people do it all the time. some people may give you warning, but a lot of the time the naysayers are wrong. give it a try. if not, be happy with two 6850 with the chance for an unlock for both cards
Awesome thanks! +rep
FYI, they are *6950s, not 6850s

So how many games actually support PhysX these days? Is it anywhere near 50% of the new releases?
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Actually there are many games that supports PhysX. Metro 2033, Crysis, Crysis 2(i'm not sure), Sacred 2, Mafia 2, Cryostasis, and many more. I think most of todays games supports PhysX these days.
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It's totally worth it. I'm doing the same when I get my hd6950 (and new psu, I think I don't have enough power).

The games are using more and more physX and maybe in the future it'll be very common
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Quote:
Originally Posted by revlimiter View Post
Just wondering if I can run 2x HD6950's in Crossfire, and a 9800GTX+ for PhysX on a motherboard that supports it or if this is even possible?

Do PhysX cards play well (if at all) with ATi cards?

Thanks
You will need the PhysX mod
bit outdated but lets hope it will work.
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I though you couldn't use Nvidia cards as physics card when you have ATI cards as your primary display cards.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by QuackPot View Post
I though you couldn't use Nvidia cards as physics card when you have ATI cards as your primary display cards.
Well, you can!
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