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Old 09-20-2006, 01:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default crossfire +1 card!?!

ok i havent completed my crossfire system yet as i am going to oc my 1900 to ~ the 1950 mastercard clock rate. BUT i am reading on Ati's site that you can have a 3rd card in a pci slot as a Physics proc unit. they have the ageia standalone unit but i dont wanna shell out that much if i can get a 256mb rather than a 128 for a fraction of the cost. the ageia physix version is like 300 but i can pick up a 9250 pci versoin for way cheaper. i have been looking up and down for more info on this but to no avail.

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the 9250 would have nowhere near the PPU power of the Ageia unit. if it did then rather than manufacture a seperate unit Ageia would not have come to the forefront rather nVIDIA and ATI would just rebadge their old models

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Plus physics cards are only good for games that support them.

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