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GTX480 - worth adding an xtra card for dedicated Physix card?

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May 29, 2011 2:48:40 AM

Hi, at the moment im running a Point of View GTX480 and would like to know if it would be possible to install a 8800GT graphics card just for Physix and if so how do I do it as iv always have been running ATI CrossfireX and never touched Nvidia. Would it also be worth doing this? All help would be appreciated.

Current rig
Phenom 965 @ 4.0ghz
Asus Crosshair IV Formula
1000watts Coolermaster 80+ powersupply

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May 29, 2011 2:49:33 AM

Migrated from 2x HD4870x2 to GTX480
a b U Graphics card
May 29, 2011 3:15:11 AM

It is worth it to SLI a GTX 480 but for Physix it is not worth the $$$.
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May 29, 2011 3:21:42 AM

Hi, thanks for the reply but i think you misunderstood me. I have a GTX480 at the moment and want to add a 8800GT (already have) for Physix and dont know if that can be done or not and if its worth it.
a c 241 U Graphics card
May 29, 2011 3:38:50 AM

Do you have any games that benefit from GPU Accelerated PhysX? If so, do you play them, and which games are they?
May 29, 2011 3:41:43 AM

Hi, to be honest I wouldnt know as iv always used ATI so new to this PhysX. I play Black Ops, AvP and Dirt 3 mostly. Once or twice Serious Sam, Fear 2 etc.

Thanx again
a c 241 U Graphics card
May 29, 2011 3:43:29 AM

In that case, no it's not worth it. None of those games benefit from a PhysX card.
May 29, 2011 3:45:56 AM

Thanx bystander. Much Appreciated