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    Two Nvidia Cards on a X-Fire board

    As the title say is it possible to run two nvidia card on a X-Fire board but not in sli but as one for Physx.
    This is becausce after christmas i will be upgrading my pc and i'm probaly going to get a 260GTX and after EA annouced that physx would be in there games i thought i may as well see if i can keep my 8800gt and use it just as a physx card. Is this possible.

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    Re: Two Nvidia Cards on a X-Fire board

    Certainly sounds feasible.. Some cards are fussy together regardless of manafacturer though.

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    Re: Two Nvidia Cards on a X-Fire board

    You can use a 2nd card in non-sli to run a 2nd monitor, I don't know if you cat set a 2nd card just to run the new gpu physx.

    That's a good question

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    Re: Two Nvidia Cards on a X-Fire board

    In theory you can use the 2nd card for PhysX, although I haven't tested it myself yet I have seen reports on xtremesystems of people doing it in both XP and Vista.
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    Re: Two Nvidia Cards on a X-Fire board

    I seem to be going inot to uncharted territory here.

    What i've just though about though, is if it's actually worth it. When not that meny game use physx (but with EA onboard) and how much would i get for a 8800GT.
    Probaly not that much if i think about ~£50 so would the £50 be worth it.

    Edit: http://www.slizone.com/object/sli_cuda_learn.htmlhttp://www.slizone.com/object/sli_cuda_learn.html It's shown on the Nvidia website and i can't see how a X-fire board would stop it as they are both PCI-E slots.

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    Re: Two Nvidia Cards on a X-Fire board

    tbh, i'd just sell the 8800GT and get yourself up town and get pished

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    Re: Two Nvidia Cards on a X-Fire board

    Quote Originally Posted by matty-hodgson View Post
    tbh, i'd just sell the 8800GT and get yourself up town and get pished
    +1
    (although probably not the best advice i have read here)

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