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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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Old 11-07-2007, 02:34 PM   #2
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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, 02:37 PM   #4
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Ok sorry
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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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Old 11-07-2007, 02:45 PM   #6
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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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Old 11-07-2007, 03:08 PM   #10
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i already know what a physic card does..
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okay..thanks, that puts it god for me im not going to get one now
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Yeah, the graphics card can now handle physics if the developers choose them to do so, making physics cards (something I knew wouldn't catch on) useless.
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A physx card is not just a performace boost, it is main an effects boost by providing more realism. Check out cell factor
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good job most people, well on here at least, werent stupid enough to buy one
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IMO if you have the money and you play up to date games, get one, its that simple...

comparing the game footage on youtube from none ageia graw play to graw play with ageia is night and day, surely there will be more games coming out as well that support ageia
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But with Direct X 10 now here, physics cards won't be needed, since graphics cards can be used. It seems Phyx was more a fill in.
The PS3 I believe has a physics based thingy running in its cores.
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I watched the video
So they make the trees blow and buildings blowupable? lol
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I watched the video
So they make the trees blow and buildings blowupable? lol
basically yea, lol
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but that will b availabble without physics cards in newer games
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but that will b availabble without physics cards in newer games
ya thats true, i guess it just depends if somebody has the sky as a limit on their budget, i mean if i had the money to deck out my machine i would, but i dont so i stick with the necessities, although i only game with DX9 and a 7800 so a physics card would probably benefit in my occasion...
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