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Will this work running a ati card for the main. and nvidia for physics

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October 6, 2009 7:44:35 AM

I was hoping if you guys could help me i have a ma785g-ud3h motherboard it has 2 pcie 2.0 slots 1 runs at full 16 lanes and the other runs at x4 i was wondring if it would be possible to run a ati card lets say a 4890 the main gpu and a 9800gt on the x4 slot for physics so guys is it possible please help me out.

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October 6, 2009 10:05:36 AM

there are many people asking about this lately :) 

nvidia already stated that you can no longer go that way, starting from driver version 186. if you insisted on doing so you can use older driver but i heard there is a patch to make the physx work with ATI as the main card using the latest driver from nvidia. but it only works with win seven

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/nvidia-ATI-physx-patch...
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October 6, 2009 10:43:03 AM

renz496 said:
there are many people asking about this lately :) 

nvidia already stated that you can no longer go that way, starting from driver version 186. if you insisted on doing so you can use older driver but i heard there is a patch to make the physx work with ATI as the main card using the latest driver from nvidia. but it only works with win seven

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/nvidia-ATI-physx-patch...


thanks for the tip i did'nt know nvidia did'nt allow it thanks lucky i have windows 7
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October 6, 2009 12:44:52 PM

^That is kinda what I thought, just exactly what is physics or physx good for?
I thought that only a few games were ever written to make use of a while back?
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October 6, 2009 12:47:24 PM

jitpublisher said:
^That is kinda what I thought, just exactly what is physics or physx good for?
I thought that only a few games were ever written to make use of a while back?

The list has grown somewhat.
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