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Old 05-20-10, 05:08 AM   #21
saturnotaku
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Default Re: a little warning about gtx 480 and dedicated physx cards

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Originally Posted by snowmanwithahat View Post
Yeh.... I think now I realize that all I did was just re-state what you already knew. I hate it when people argue over the same thing lol.
Group hug!

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It does seem a shame (I'm sure i'm not the only one that's noticed) that even though a card's destined for physx use, it still stays clocked at 3d clock speeds 24/7. I really wish they'd work on that and let it clock down until needed. That might help alot with the keeping the power consumption and heat down.
That's why I use this as my PhysX card. Designed for low power output, you can see it doesn't require external power. Yet it still has a full 112 SPUs, which is right in the sweet spot for Physx performance.

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