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Analysis: PhysX On Systems With AMD Graphics Cards

Test System

We used a new test system for this article, since it supports up to quad-GPU graphics, an overclockable CPU, huge amounts of memory, and a powerful PSU.

ComponentsDetails
CPUAMD Phenom II X6 1090T (Thuban) @ 4.0 GHz
CoolingProlimatech Megahalems + Noiseblocker Multiframe M12-PS
RAM16 GB Kingston HyperX 1600 CL9
MotherboardMSI 890FXA-GD70
Hard driveSuper Talent Ultradrive GX2 (System), 1 TB Western Digital Caviar Blue (Programs)
PSUAerocool V12XT, 800 Watt
CaseSilverStone Raven RV02
VentilationZalman Fan Control for 1 x Noiseblocker Multiframe S3 120mm and 3 x Silverstone 180 mm
OSWindows 7 Ultimate x64

This configuration fares well by modern gaming standards and should stay suitable for heavy 3D gaming into the near future.