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Old June 15, 2011, 06:32 AM
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Default GTX 580+GTX 275 Dedicated PhysX

I'm putting together a new rig piece by piece and was wondering if I'm running with an i5 2500k and a GTX 580 would it be worth the extra heat in my case to use my old GTX 275 as a dedicated physX card?
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Old June 15, 2011, 06:35 AM
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not really I add a gtx 260 to my 580 and the thing I notice more is the heat and the power consummation, may be in winter but in summer single gpu ( especially a 580 ) is enough for my need
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Old June 15, 2011, 06:41 AM
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forget about it.

the 580 will do a better jobbe at both.
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Old June 15, 2011, 08:04 AM
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I'm a firm believer that a dedicated physics card is a HUGE waste of money/power (although in this case you already own the card). However, if you choose to fold on it, carry on sir...lol
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Old June 15, 2011, 09:18 AM
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I'll fourth'd that. Tried it with a 570/260 and showed about .5 fps difference.
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Old June 15, 2011, 09:41 AM
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Yep.. Sounds like once I go to an SLI'd rig i'll be selling that GTX 275 then!! Hoot.
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Old June 15, 2011, 11:13 PM
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It worth keeping it only if you're extensively playing a specific game which makes good use of physx. otherwise - get rid of it.
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