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Old 06-27-08, 04:53 AM   #46
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Default Re: Nvidia's secret weapon against ATI?

AFAIK, enhanced PhysX will run in both ATI and nVidia cards, Chris Taylor from nVidia said this when they bought AGEIA:

Taylor was talking a lot about the principle of having a non-proprietary, free API, as opposed to an exclusive Nvidia physics API. Let's face it; this is what you'd need if you wanted game developers to take your API seriously over Intel's. 'The industry is crying out for a non-proprietary physics API, and there isn't one today,'
What has happened now is unofficial, I think it will be fully, officially supported in a future ATI driver release.

The problem is for nVidia, because Havok is property of Intel and only ATI will have hardware acceleration for it, at least that's the situation today
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