PhysX - Coming To A GPU Near You!

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blackdog

I modded the inf file and have them running on my 8800GT and they work fine, noticed a 3 - 5 % increase but thats without doing much tweaking.

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usp211816

PhysX is about as usefull as 6 cores

if your running the "special" versions of those games on that card yes it runs faster.

like the idea of CUDA though  why buy a beter cpu when i can slap in a better gpu and kill 2 birds with one stone. 

think ill wait a few months see if it files before i buy.

if all else fails...

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chris.peplin

I haven't really seen a good answer to this - why does it make sense to add to the workload of my already pummeled 8800GT, by processing physics as well as graphics? When will these drivers support running two cards to do these two tasks?

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horzo

Nvidia has always said that CUDA drivers will be released for the 8-series cards, but that newer hardware will be supported first. This hasn't changed.

Note above: "The list of supported titles is expected to grow exponentially as
Nvidia rolls this feature out to older hardware in the coming months."

 

 

 

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Fenthic

That was the impression i got as well when it was first talked about. That everything from the 8800 series on up was going to work. But now anything i read is 9800 and up. Oh well not many games use it now anyways and i bet it still wont catch on mainstream by the time i upgrade my system next year.

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pepper_roni

I had thought that the 8 series would have physics support to? Oh well. :(

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digital demon

"The list of supported titles is expected to grow exponentially as
Nvidia rolls this feature out to older hardware in the coming months."

 I'm assuming that "older hardware" means the 8800 series.

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Justin.Kerr

From what I understand the 8 series WILL eventually get PhysX support. For obovious reasons, they are concentrating on the high end stuff first.

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johnny3144

not just perfomance wise... they are basically the same core, the G92. i really don't see the difference between 8800GTS(G92) and 9800GTX.... other than the second 6 Pin PCI-E power connector.

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