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2nd Card for PHYSX Worth It?

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    2nd Card for PHYSX Worth It?


    I currently have two GTX 550ti in SLI.
    I plan to upgrade one of the cards to a GTX 960 and I wanted to keep one of the 550ti cards connected via the SLI bridge for PHYSX purposes only.
    Will it be worth it? Will I notice a performance boost just using the 550ti for PHYSX?
    Thanks in advance!

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    There is a big error there. You can only have 1 type of video card. Or bottlenecking may occur. You can't have a Nvidia Gtx 550ti and a Nvidia GT 960ti.

    Get a NIDIA GeForce GTX 970 instead. It's more powerful than even two GTX 770's
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    Also, if you did, you would notice some performance gain, but just get a 970 or two 960's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MCPlayer18 View Post
    Also, if you did, you would notice some performance gain, but just get a 970 or two 960's.
    Thanks for the response my friend.
    Yeah I'm on the fence regarding that 970 due to the price.
    You really think the price is justified huh?
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    Yep. Look at the GPU boss way of saying it

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti vs GeForce GTX 970
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    Also if you're going for a cooler running 970 AND having very great performance then go with the MSI 970
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    Thanks for the tips friend!
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    You'e most certainly welcome.
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    Ok. I just placed a order for a MSI GTX-970. Got it from Best Buy for $334 (total cost) due to having a coupon for 10% off.
    Thanks again for the recommendation!
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    You're welcome, BeK!
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