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October 4, 2012 7:23:05 PM

hello all

first sorry if my english is bad

ok the story is like this i have gigabyte mobo x58 ud4p and i want to put on him one 7970 gpu(amd) and gts 250 for the physx

the slot 16_1 and 16_2 as you know very close and the gpu fans dont help so i wonder if i can put the 7970 as primary card on 16_2 cus the fans have more space in this place and not stock in the other card back

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a b V Motherboard
October 5, 2012 2:48:27 AM

better to install your 7970 in 16_1 if it should be a primary.
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a c 180 V Motherboard
October 5, 2012 2:55:31 AM

Your better off getting just the 7970 and not the gts250 for physix, in gaming the physix is not making as much difference in gameplay and it would e a watse to get a seperate video card just for that. Plus it's very diffacult to get the two different video cards to work together , AMD doesn't do physix.
You will be better off to get a GTX 680 and it will do physix without getting the second card.
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October 5, 2012 9:06:18 PM

Ther is a way to make them work Together i was trying it for a day :(  with no succes for mafia 2 , i gave up on this to much hussel for one game

By the way i already had 2 gts 250 thats y i tried to make hybrid physx
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a c 180 V Motherboard
October 5, 2012 9:16:31 PM

What happens is if the nvidia card detects the AMD card in the system it locks the physix so that's why I had said earlier that it was very hard to do but there is a drivers hack that they say can do it.

http://physxinfo.com/wiki/Hybrid_PhysX
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