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03-07-11, 05:50 PM
NVIDIA has uploaded several new videos, showcasing APEX Destruction (http://developer.nvidia.com/object/apex_destruction.html) module in action.

First one is demonstrating long-anticipated feature ‚?? GPU accelerated rigid body simulation.



This is actually the first time, when GPU rigid bodies were presented as part of APEX module.



Second video contains a scene where some sort of museum like environment get blown to pieces. According to a title ‚?? that will a benchmark



Looks better and more natural than previous APEX D demos (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JtAdTon0JA), actually.

Both videos were uploaded by a user ‚??NvidiaApexDeveloper‚?? (http://www.youtube.com/user/NvidiaApexDeveloper), that likely will be official YouTube channel for NVIDIA APEX framework, so we can expect more videos emerging soon.



More... (http://physxinfo.com/news/5035/post-gdc-2011-new-apex-destruction-video-showcases-gpu-rigid-bodies/)