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ASUS MATRIX GeForce GTX 580 1536MB Platinum OC'ed Video Card Review

By: Shawn Baker | NVIDIA GeForce GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jun 24, 2011 8:39 am
TweakTown Rating: 96%Manufacturer: ASUS

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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While Batman AA has no problems with PhysX on, you can see under Mafia II we're just scraping in the 60 FPS mark we want at the lowest resolution and we're just shy of it at 1920 x 1200. There clearly seems to be a bit of a wall in Mafia II when PhysX is turned on, but for the most part if it's a technology you want to make use of, you'd probably be better off with a cheaper dedicated card for PhysX and just leave the GTX 580 to do all the other hard work.

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