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Old 02-05-2008, 07:12 PM   #11 (permalink)
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thats good. im sure developers will make more use of the technology if they incorporate it with gpu's. im gona be geting a physics card for my new system
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Newer games will start to support more physics. The new star wars game is suppose to have some dynamic physics.
3 differ physics engines actually. Havok, Euphoria, n DIMMEN or something like that. The "DIMMEN", i forget name, means when objects have a molecule substance to direct contact. Basically, if ur main char uses the force on metal, u will see it bend like metal, wood break like wood should break, glass breaking into pieces like glass would in real life, etc.

i hope the Wii version is good, or im gonna wait to see a port to the PC.
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oooh Havok physics engine....yum....
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Well, it was a good buy, but doesn't nVidia already implicate a Physics engine (I forget what its called Quantum Effects Technology or something) in their 8 series GPU's, and weren't they planning on doing that from the rest of the cards?

or is this just to make it like have a dedicated one in all their cards from here on in?
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By dedicated you mean integrated into the chip? or part of their software that optimizes whats already on the board?

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By dedicated you mean integrated into the chip? or part of their software that optimizes whats already on the board?

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honestly I'm not sure, but thats all I know, I haven't used a good GPU in a while
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haha i see.....
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