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Old 04-18-2008, 07:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am going to buy a new video card and I was wondering which one would be better for dual monitors?
nVidia GeForce 8800 GT 512MB or
ATI Radeon HD3870 512MB

Also can someone explain what the AGEIA PhysX physics accelerator does, will it improve the fps?

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id say the 8800gt would be, but it would be close

AGEIA it releaves a load of the cpu, and some waht off the gpu. The game has to support this though so you will only see benifits i ones that do.

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unless you aint going for dual graphics cards aswell get the GT
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Nvidia... I guess I'm kinda bias. But.... definitely the GT
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8800gt performs better

but the Ageia PhysX card is a real waste of cash, especially since the 8800gt has its own Quantum Effects Technology in it, its kind of like Ageia PhysX
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