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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 Video Card Review and PhysX Performance

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NinjaLane has put together a really nice review of the new GTX 480 video card. What is interesting about this review compared to most is that they also did a very in-depth section on PhysX performance for the latest games that implement PhysX. They put Metro 2033, Darkest Of Days and Batman: Arkham Asylum to the test to see how they perform on the new GTX 480 compared to the GTS 250 and GTX 285 video cards. Check out the review here.

from the NinjaLane NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 Video Card Review:

With the new GeForce GTX 480 coming out we get to explore some of the extra power that has been given to us from a single GPU card while having PhysX enabled. In these tests we have grabbed a few games that use PhysX very heavily and test them using three different generations of PhysX enabled GPUs.

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Read the rest of the review here.

EVGA GTX 275 Co-op PhysX Edition w/ GTS 250 Built-In Unboxing & First Look

LinusTechTips has posted a nice video unboxing and review of the EVGA GTX 275 CO-OP PhysX Edition video card. The Card features an extra built in GTS 250 for dedicated PhysX. We also recently posted about taking a look under the hood of this card where EXPreview.com took the card apart to take a look at exactly how it works and the layout of both GPU’s check it out here.

This is a VERY unique product. I guess I kinda expect this sort of thing from ASUS or Zotac, but not from eVGA. It’s a GTX 275 with a GTS 250 glued on for PhysX support. Very cool.

From EVGA.com:

The EVGA GTX 275 GPU with CUDA technology delivers astonishing gaming performance with dazzling gaming effects along with incredible GPU computing performance for everything from video transcoding to video and photo editing. Pair that with the raw PhysX power of the GTS 250 PPU and you have a card ready to take on any of the latest games with full power!

NVIDIA PhysX technology adds an element of realism never before seen in gaming. With an EVGA GPU and PPU in your PC, experience dynamic PhysX effects like blazing explosions, reactive debris, realistic water, and lifelike characters.

This card gives you the ability to run SLI + PhysX, or 3-way SLI + PhysX on any motherboard that supports it!

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