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Old 07-09-10, 10:25 AM   #13
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If the game legitimately had high recommended hardware without physx it would be one thing but the recommended system with physx is just astronomical especially compared to that without physx. It's almost to the point of obscurity. I would hope they are either overstated or there are scalable settings and the highest end physx is extremely impressive. But given the history of physx titles, I doubt that.
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Old 07-09-10, 10:32 AM   #14
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If the game legitimately had high recommended hardware without physx it would be one thing but the recommended system with physx is just astronomical especially compared to that without physx. It's almost to the point of obscurity. I would hope they are either overstated or there are scalable settings and the highest end physx is extremely impressive. But given the history of physx titles, I doubt that.
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The requirements are fine, but the PhysX requirements would need to warrant the most amazing physics effects we've ever seen by a long shot. I can't see that happening. Hopefully they've over stated it. I can't see why you would need a GTX 285 for high physX, that's insane.
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Old 07-09-10, 10:45 AM   #15
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Since they are basically already in NVIDIA's pocket with this PhysX stuff, hopefully Mafia II will support 3D Vision Surround as well without problems.
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Old 07-09-10, 11:03 AM   #16
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So for a non-hardcore gamer, Mafia 2 will cost you around a 1000 to play on the highest settings.
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Old 07-09-10, 11:12 AM   #17
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RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
- Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP (SP2 or later) / Windows Vista / Windows 7
- Processor: 2.4 GHz Quad Core processor
- RAM: 2 GB
- Video Card: nVidia GeForce 9800 GTX / ATI Radeon HD 3870 or better
- Hard Disc: 10 GB
- Sound Card: 100% DirectX 9.0c compliant card
- Peripherals: Keyboard and mouse or Windows compatible gamepad

those are quite standard recommended settings that it applies to almost all today games.
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RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
- Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP (SP2 or later) / Windows Vista / Windows 7
- Processor: 2.4 GHz Quad Core processor
- RAM: 2 GB
- Video Card: nVidia GeForce 9800 GTX / ATI Radeon HD 3870 or better
- Hard Disc: 10 GB
- Sound Card: 100% DirectX 9.0c compliant card
- Peripherals: Keyboard and mouse or Windows compatible gamepad

those are quite standard recommended settings that it applies to almost all today games.
I'm talking about the PhysX requirements, so if you want the full settings and all or full experience which no doubt, they will be marketing. Plus 3D setup, plus game.
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From the sounds of it, if you have an SLI setup you will probably be better off removing the SLI profile for the game and using the second card just for physx.
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I'm talking about the PhysX requirements, so if you want the full settings and all or full experience which no doubt, they will be marketing. Plus 3D setup, plus game.
physx portion can be enabled or disabled, is just extra feature for those that want it or have hardware for it.
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PhysX FTL!! Once again propietary APIs make for EPIC failure!!
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The requirements are fine, but the PhysX requirements would need to warrant the most amazing physics effects we've ever seen by a long shot. I can't see that happening. Hopefully they've over stated it. I can't see why you would need a GTX 285 for high physX, that's insane.
I can't imagine the math that would require a GTX 285 either. Seems crazy, and you would think anything in the last gen would be more than enough.
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I would take 60fps no Physx over 30fps with Physx any day... which has been my experience so far.
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I would take 60fps no Physx over 30fps with Physx any day... which has been my experience so far.
PhysX needs to die. Its useless, needs dedicated hardware, is too much of a performance hit - all for a few particles lmao.
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