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PhysX is NVIDIA's realtime physics engine and SDK for creating realistic collision/physical effects for use in simulations or games.

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Will it be useful to keep my old video card in my computer?

I currently have a GeForce GTS 250 in my computer, I am replacing it with a GTX 770 (it's a big upgrade). Is there any reason to keep the GTS 250 in my computer in the second PCI Express 16x slot? I ...
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Mafia II and Physx woes

I'm trying to play Mafia II on my PC. I have previously played it on this computer but it no longer works. If anyone knows a solution to any of the below issues then it may solve them all. Issues: ...
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Physx processor: CPU vs GPU

By default nVidia settings sets the GPU as the physics processor. In cases where the CPU is powerful enough, is it better to set CPU as the physx processor? In my case my i7 3770k is mostly unused ...
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Geforce and Radeon together

I've had a GeForce 560 Ti for about a year. I've been using Physx features on it and it works fine. Recently I added a Radeon 6950, mainly for better OpenCL performance. I know I can't run ...
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Which chipset can use IGP's as PhysX processor? [closed]

I have come across some posts (mainly about the Z77 chipset), that mention that some chipets can allow an IGP to run as a PhysX processor when the GPU (dedicated) processes the rest. I wonder whether ...
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Can I attach two secondary monitors to a dedicated PhysX card?

I'm planning on building a computer using a dedicated NVidia card for PhysX acceleration. I will have a big central monitor connected to the main graphic card and two side monitors I will not use for ...
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Nvidia GPU for PhysX (main GPU is ATI) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PhysX with ATI + NVidia cards in same computer my main video card is ATI 6850, but I also want hardware PhysX (Borderlands 2 look much better with it enables, just that ...
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PhysX with ATI + NVidia cards in same computer

I've researched this a bit, however all the information is from previous years and I'm not sure if it applies now. Basically, I have an ATI 4770 and a NVidia NVS 290 and am wondering if it is possible ...
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Using PhysX on a Radeon GPU?

Is it possible to get PhysX to run on a Radeon GPU? I've seen various posts on forums claiming someone has found a way, but I was unable to locate any actual guides or software downloads to do it. ...
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Triple SLI or Dual SLI + PHYSX?

I've currently got dual GTX-280s in my system which supports triple SLI. Am I better off getting a 3rd GTX-280 and going triple SLI, or using that 3rd video card as a PHYSX processor instead? If i ...
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Two Different nVidia Cards, One as Graphics, One as Physics - Possible?

Soon I will have a brand new Geforce GTX 285 to replace my current 8800GT. Will it be possible to move my 8800GT to another PCIX slot, put the GTX 285 into the primary slot and use the nVidia ...
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Are physics processing units still not worth it? [closed]

Physics processing units used to cost about as much as a middle range GPU (when I last checked, two years ago), and did little to alleviate the CPU of processing responsibilities. Has this changed? ...