046 – Hybrid PhysX Guide and Benchmarks

Hybrid PhysX is the use of an Nvidia GPU for Physics (PhysX) processing and an ATI GPU for main graphics processing (because of the fact that it runs DirectX 11).
A great article can be found here at www.gamephys.com

UPDATE: Guide for enabling Hybrid PhysX (ATI GPU/Nvidia PPU)

NOTE: Comparison of different Physics systems here

The folks over at PhysXInfo.com have posted new benchmarks that show the efficiency of using (unsupported by Nvidia) an ATI video card as the GPU and an Nvidia card for PPU (PhysX processing unit).

Interesting to note since a GT 240 or 9600GT can be found for around $100 or less.


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