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Old 05-09-09, 01:08 PM   #31
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Default Re: PhysX officially sucks.

Originally Posted by LydianKnight View Post
Hmmm that leaves me with a question, more like... couple of them...

1. my shuttle barebone (Shuttle SN78SH7) has an integrated GeForce 8200 GPU, never tried or even figured it but... could I be able to make PhysX relay just on the integrated chip instead of sharing resources with my main GPU, that's a GeForce 9800GT?

2. in nowadays games (like Mirror's Edge or any other PhysX-able game) what's the performance difference between using a discrete GPU and using the integrated GPU (if really possible, that's it) for physics effects?

(the truth is I have the integrated GPU disabled from BIOS, maybe it's time to wake it up...)

I've never heard of anyone doing this, so I don't know if it will work... but I'm fairly certain that it'd just hurt your performance.

The shader processors are the things that do the physics calculations. A 9800GT with 112 SPs is generally recommended for physx. The Geforce 8200 has... 8.

I wouldn't bother.
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