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Plenty of bull**** in that post...Mafia 2 with PhysX On IS A GAME CHANGER. I played Arkham Asylum also and aside from some papers flying around I didn't see anything mind blowing.

Nvidia has pretty much quit supporting PhysX so now it doesn't really matter what GPU you buy.

I would say a reasonable upgrade is the GTX 580 but it's not really worth it money wise. If I were you I'd wait for the next generation of video cards.
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Ok thanks for the input . Im gonna wait for a bit anyway. Anyone know anything about the near future of cards coming out?
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Plenty of bull**** in that post...Mafia 2 with PhysX On IS A GAME CHANGER. I played Arkham Asylum also and aside from some papers flying around I didn't see anything mind blowing.
Fair enough.

However, what constitutes "game-changing" is entirely up for you to decide. Enjoy the following bull****, as you so eloquently put it.

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OpenGL 4.0 may be useful to you in Maya and 3D Studio Max though, however, I can't comment on specifics since I haven't used either program in years. However, if you are looking towards gaming with this technology, then you'll be disappointed as there aren't many OpenGL based games out anymore. Just about all games currently out now, and in development, are under DirectX based.

But I think if the point of your upgrade is to be ready for Battlefield 3, I think the wiser choice would be to wait until it is actually released before deciding on what to upgrade. By then, the video card landscape is likely to be very different and better options could be had for cheaper prices.
OpenGL 4.0 is supported in the 5xxx lineup
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The PhysX do make alot of difference in them vids. Im gonna assume that the new generation of games coming out late this year are gonna incorporate it more.
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