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MSI GTX 580 Lightning Xtreme Edition 3GB OC'ed Video Card Review

By: Shawn Baker | NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: May 31, 2011 12:58 am
TweakTown Rating: 96%Manufacturer: MSI

PhysX Tests

 

Here we're able to find out when PhysX is turned on in games that support it what kind of frame rates we're able to get. We always set PhysX to the highest possible in game settings while also keeping detail at its highest.

 

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Turning on PhysX does really place a lot of strain on the card and while we can see Batman AA handle it, Mafia II does indeed struggle to break that 60 FPS barrier above 1680 x 1050.

 

If you're outlaying this kind of money you'd be best to grab just a cheap little NVIDIA card to go with it and handle PhysX by itself if that's something you're really interested in. Paired with something like a GTX 560, you'd see some great performance.

 

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