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Old 11-30-2007, 05:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im upgrading my gpu in the next few weeks and i am stumped. I was thinking of getting a 8800 gt, but from what i hear, PhysX may be handy in the near future. Anyone have any info on this "physX" thing that i have been hearing so much about? will the 8800 gt have this processor?

Also, anyone have any info on this new game called Warmonger?
I just downloaded and i get about 10 fps on low. My system meets all requirements, and beats most of them buy quite some margin, but i still get this unplayable framerate. any ideas as to the cause of this?
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^^ PPL have been saying physX will be needed soon blah blah.. until the day i see a need for it, Its fake, lol little games currently support it... 8800gt.. way to go.. or ATI 3800 series.. if you cant wait for an 8800gt to get in stock!
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Old 11-30-2007, 05:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Get this

Newegg.com - EVGA 512-P3-N802-A1 GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
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Old 11-30-2007, 06:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Just remember this. Demos are usually not optimized yet compared to the retail version, and dont run nearly as good as they do when finalized. The GT is enough card to last you until the 9 series cards come out.
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Old 11-30-2007, 06:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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all 8 series have Nvidia Quantum Effects technology.. its integrated in there.. so why pay $300 for a dedicated one?
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actually they had a price drop recently
Newegg.com - BFG Tech BFGRPHYSX128P PhysX Processing Unit 128MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Physics Card - Retail
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Alright, gt it is! That game is actually the full version. They will be releasing the game in chapters, first is free next ones are not!
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but still not worth it in my book...
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8800GT yes yes yessss!!
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but still not worth it in my book...
didnt say it was, LOL at the noob who preordered it in the user reviews
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