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Old 11-07-2007, 02:31 PM   #1
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the quesiton is, how much stress DOES a physics card take off the GPU and CPU? Expecially on a build such as the following
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sooooo..... the point of this thread is???
A question??
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sooooo..... the point of this thread is???
A question??
Look, i dont know who you are really, but stop posting such pointless replies.

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the quesiton is, how much stress DOES a physics card take off the GPU and CPU?
If you would have bothered to read the post closely you would have seen that question.
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Old 11-07-2007, 02:43 PM   #5
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uh yeah..please read or stop posting thanks but im talking about games like crysis, i know crysis uses VPU and not PPU so a physics card wouldnt affect it..but what about unreal tournament 3? gears of war? Bioshock? etc.
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A physics card is a waste of money in any build, period. Even more so in a high end build like that that has tons of power.
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alright, well... my friend josh has a physics card in his computer but its a lower end build and its one of those BFG tech phsX accelerators and he gets about a 40/50 FPS boost in lower end games..such as half life two and such
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Go on youtube, and type in ghost recon aegia island or something like that. It shows what a physics card can do.
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alright, well... my friend josh has a physics card in his computer but its a lower end build and its one of those BFG tech phsX accelerators and he gets about a 40/50 FPS boost in lower end games..such as half life two and such
He could also spend that $150 on upgrading his graphics card, CPU, or RAM and get a much larger performance boost. $150 can get you from a 7600GT to an 8800GTS, you can add 4 gigs of DDR2-800, or upgrade from say a 3 GHz P4 to an E6600.
(You'd actually be best off combining them, maybe getting an 8600GTS and a gig or 2 of RAM)

Physics cards are gonna become obsolete. High end graphics cards and CPUs have more than enough power to also do physics work.
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i already know what a physic card does..
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