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Old 11-22-09, 08:54 PM   #11
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Default Re: How many of ya using a second for PhysX?

Originally Posted by Redeemed View Post
Hmm... looks like I'm keeping one of these GTXs when I go to get a new card.

Does it matter the PCI-e bandwidth? Like, if I have a physical PCI-e x16 slot, but it's only x4 electrical, will that render the 8800GTX useless for PhysX?
It should be alright for Physx.

Just make sure your PSU and case ventilation is up to the task. The 8800GTX is a fairly power hungry card and isn't as efficient with its clock throttling as newer cards. Its also only PCI-E 1.1 compatible, so the x4 slot will probably effect the performance more.

Just curious... what kind of board are you using?
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