Asus makes PhysX boards

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  1. tEd

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    I have to PPUke... :wink:
     
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    Villagers demand pricing and SKU tiers breakdown performance specs.
     
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    I can't wait. I hope it hits critical mass. I love to see things blow up and everything go flying. =)
     
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    Yup, badly! There's even some rumbles of mutiny...

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    Dear AGEIA Technologies,

    Please note that I will buy (2) Two PhysX cards to counteract digi's mutiny of (1) One in whole. =p

    Thank You,
     
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    PCI or PCI-E?. The x86 needs a little help in hand, it has not go much faster over the last year or two.

    It would also be nice if you had access to the chip and not just through the physics API.
     
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    I believe the cards shown while ago had both interfaces?
    At least PCI, and IIRC PCI-e too
     
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    Word. I have a few things to throw at it that the API doesn't cope for (despite the PR hype).
     
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    The chip support PCI, PCIe 1x and PCIe 4x interfaces. It is unlikely anything but development boards will have more than one interface though.
     
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    I thought this physics chip wont fly...though I personally think it is cool and it is a good thing I guess for the physics chip advocates to see a well known computer hardware manufacturer like ASUS to jump on the bandwagon. Coolness!!
     
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    I still don't think this chip will do much good in the mid to near term, considering that GPU is far more of a limiting factor at this point.
     
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    I thought CPU was the limiting factor.
     
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    Well, after seeing the videos of what the next gen consoles "can do" (hey, preliminary impression, alright?), I reckon it'll be 3 years before PCs have the CPU power to match. So PCs are gonna need all the help they can, e.g. PPU :lol:

    Jawed
     
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    I wonder if we'll see integrated solutions. . .
     
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    Not when decent resolution, AA, AF, HDR, etc come into play.
     
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    but those have nothing to do with physics
     
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    No that would be CPU. But since the graphically intensive games are not CPU-limed in the first place, how much performance increase would PPU deliver in most cases in the current games? It seems to me that it would take games designed with PPU in mind to show any real benefits..
     
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    Woah it down there, I thought quite a few games are CPU limited rather than graphically limited at the moment. :?
     
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