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Windows 7: Ati + Nvidia For Physics

26 Aug 2009   #11

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I did a little research on those forums and it looks like you'll have to use some old drivers 182.xx(they are working on some modded drivers)
have a look here Nvidia disables PhysX when ATI card is present - Page 10 this seems like a active thread.

Good luck!

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26 Aug 2009   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

I think I got it to work almost perfect If I select display 1, it uses the 4890, fluidmark (physx benchmark) only got a score around 1800. If I extend the display's it uses both cards and fluidmark got a score of 7719. Only one minor problem, I don't have 2 monitors so when I select extend display's I can drag a program or the mouse off the screen, so what I done is drag the #2 display to the bottom right corner of #1 display, that way the only way to move the mouse off the screen is in the bottom right corner which is almost perfect.

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28 Aug 2009   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

What's everybody's FluidMark Score?
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28 Aug 2009   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

probably the same as my credit score ....23
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28 Aug 2009   #15

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008

At one point in time PhysX was its own company with its own PCI card. About 2 years ago Nvidia bought them out, to me a kinda cheap move. But it made it cheaper to purchase those PCI chips. They were about $99.99. Then when nvidia bout them out they started building them into there graphics cards.

So theoretically, they functioned as a stand alone once why cant they now just under a second graphics card?
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29 Aug 2009   #16
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
So theoretically, they functioned as a stand alone once why cant they now just under a second graphics card?
Because Nvidia is having a pout, and like a little kid taking their ball and going home. Wonder if it has anything to do with the fact that ATI is going to have DX11 parts out several months before Nvidia does.
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29 Aug 2009   #17


Nvidia claim it's because it makes driver support more difficult.

I say it's a poor marketing and developmental decision with a hint of sour grapes.
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