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Old June 25, 2010, 08:31 AM
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Default Dedicated Physx card with main ATI card?

I ordered a 5770 already for gaming, but I want a Physx card from nvidia...

What can I get that will suit my needs? Is a 9500gt enough? Should I get something weaker?
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Old June 25, 2010, 09:00 AM
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8800gt for cheap

altough with a 5770 as primary, not sure itll be worth it to get better than the mentioned 8800gt
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Old June 25, 2010, 09:09 AM
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9500GT isn't a good PhysX card. It is rather weak. I use to run one as a dedicated PhysX card w/ a GTX295. I actually got better frame rates when the GTX295 was set to PhysX. The 9500GT just doesn't have the power to do PhysX successfully. I would try and grab a used 8800GT/9800GT. AFAIK there is one for sale here for $60 ATM.
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Old June 27, 2010, 06:52 PM
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I have a question about this very same topic.

I have 2 ATI 4870's and i have a 8800GT just sitting around. Could i use that use just for PhysX. If so how do i go about doing so.

anyone have a tutorial?

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Old June 27, 2010, 07:05 PM
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I have a question about this very same topic.

I have 2 ATI 4870's and i have a 8800GT just sitting around. Could i use that use just for PhysX. If so how do i go about doing so.

anyone have a tutorial?

Thanks
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I don't know if it may work for you, but when I had two 4890's in Crossfire, I couldn't get my 8600GT to run dedicated PhysX no matter what I did (PhysX mod, 257.15 drivers, etc.). You might run into the same problem.
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give it a try. dont have anything,besides time and hair,to lose
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