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where are the 8 series and up physx drivers?

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    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    We had a news post here saying that Nvidia was going to release some drivers that enabled physx on geforce 8 and up. Where are they?
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    Any day now I believe
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    Ah, the news post cites "5th of August". They've got 2 days left.
    I really need to read into things a little more. :banghead:
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    arent they already out? i coulda sworn the ones i have now enabled it
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    Only on certian cards, the 8800GT and GTX I beleive. The next ones are supposed to be all the DX10 cards.

    Edit: And I can't fucking wait. I hope I can make my onboard video do my physx while keeping SLI enabled on my 9600GTs
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    hey will I be able to install my 8500gt ant 8600gts at the same time? 8500gt gets to by physx, 8600gts video of course.

    And would overclocking my "physx" card do any good? :p
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    Yes, you would be able to run your 8500 for physics and your 8600 for gfx.
    No, you probably won't see any gains from OCing the 8500, the ageia cards are less powerful than a 5500FX I hear.
    You probably would see a difference in 3dmark though.
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    well I don't give a damn about 3dmark :p

    would this improve overall performance any or just in physx supported games?
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    Eh, there's no straight answer to that. I've seen mixed things with the crazy modded drivers (177.39 for instance) where it shows that all games get gains where some don't get any gains.

    What forceware drivers are you using, hat?
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    Alright, I was going to suggest updating to 177.XX drivers if you wanted a performance boost, but it looks like you're up on your game.
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    of course I am ;)
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    not on nvidia's site
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    im try this driver it is really good , just like old driver 169.21 , this driver get back my old score
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    No dice for my 8800 Ultra and the latest beta drivers and the Physx 8.06.12
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    i think the new physcis support the g92 , g94 , sure agtx 200
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    It supports geforce 8 and up. Which would include g80, 84, 86 :)
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    Yes, it is.
    NVIDIA PhysX benefit from the GPU clocks, It's mean it will affect NVIDIA PhysX performence.
    Try it with Vantage, only small inrease of GPU core will get you few hundred point in Physx test.
    With me, I got 3.5k more in Physx test just to get my GPU clock from 700MHz -> 730MHz.
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    Go back and read the thread again, 1 We're talking about using the 8500 for CUDA and 2 I said the only place he WOULD see a gain is in 3dmark.
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    What supports it, the drivers I tried (177.79 beta) don't let me turn on the Physx (8.06.12)...

    Or do u mean the new ones coming out.
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    yes , all talking about new one cuz the new physics is really work on 8xxx card's
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    im really stoked to see if adding an 8600GT will aid a 4870CF system now :D

    hello wiqued vatage score :rockout:

    vantage scores count if the nvidia GPU you use to render physics does ONLY that right? it was only unfair before because it was using the gfx card to do physx which did not give an accurate representation of how the system would cope doing gfx and physx at the same time...something like that...
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    they're not video drivers they're physx drivers, beep
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