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Graphics Physx question

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Horizon, 11 Jul 2010.

  1. Horizon

    Horizon Dremel Worthy

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    For a dedicated physx card, does the amount of on board memory affect performance? All else equal would there be difference between 512MB vs 1GB?
     
  2. Devious

    Devious What's a Dremel?

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    I was recently asking the same question, and all of the information I found pointed to no, the extra memory would not help in physx. However I bought a 1GB card anyway over a 500MB as it was only a small difference in price and I may use the card in the future for something other than just physx.

    Hope this helps :)
     
  3. Bakes

    Bakes What's a Dremel?

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    Don't spend the money, it's not worth it for the tiny number of games that support PhysX hardware acceleration (two big-ish games in the last year I think? Batman and Metro 2033?).

    If you read into the marketing bullcrap it might seem like a good idea, but unless you really do just have money to throw away you won't see much of a benefit in games.
     
  4. barndoor101

    barndoor101 Bring back the demote thread!

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    for physx the only things that count are number of CUDA cores and the GPU clock. higher is better.
     

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