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6870 and GTX 260 Physx?

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September 11, 2011 4:20:33 PM

I’m replacing my XFX GTX 260 with a SAPPHIRE FleX HD 6870. I’m doing this for DirectX 11 and multi-monitor Eyefinity. What I want to know is can I keep the GTX 260 card in the system for PhysX effects? If so how hard is it to run this configuration?

Here are my system specs.
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
CPU Type: QuadCore Intel Core i7-920, 3150 MHz (21 x 150)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD3R v1.6 (2 PCI, 2 PCI-E x1, 1 PCI-E x4, 2 PCI-E x16, 4 DDR3 DIMM, Audio, Gigabit LAN, IEEE-1394)
Motherboard Chipset; Intel Tylersburg X58, Intel Nehalem
System Memory: OCZ Gold XTC OCZ3G1600LV2G,6 GB DDR3-1066 DDR3 SDRAM
Video Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 (896 MB)
Monitors Acer G235H [23" LCD] (LK60C0134030), NEC MultiSync LCD223WXM [22" LCD] (75100725GA)
Storage: OCZ-SOLID3 ATA Device (SATA-III), WDC WD1001FALS-00J7B1 ATA Device (931 GB, IDE)

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a b U Graphics card
September 12, 2011 3:19:23 AM

You will need hacked/patched nvidia and nvidia physx drivers to run both those cards on that mobo.
You need to look for article that say ATI and PhysX.
It's quite a tiresome process and really fun when it works :) , but then updating the drivers again becomes a pain.

Here are a few
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/nvidia-physx-ati,5764....
http://www.overclock.net/graphics-cards-general/508305-...
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September 19, 2011 12:32:31 AM

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