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Hi,So in the Nvidia control Panel, there is an alternative for physx...whether to enable/disable and also what an equipment basically operation the physx. Because that mine its collection to Auto-Select however I"m pretty certain it defaults to utilizing the GPU. Quiet I got interested and did some digital surfing and also found numerous opinions on this and apparently its a controversial topic. Many people say the you need to let the CPU perform it if its powerful enough come offload work from the GPU and allow the GPU to concentration on various other things, while rather say the GPU is designed because that it and also therefore the GPU must do it. Fine I"ve done some experiments...since nobody of the games I have actually support physx apparently I tried using a benchmark choose heaven/supersonic sled/stone giant and also I don"t know if they assistance physx or not, yet I tried and also I didn"t really check out a power change, probably I didn"t benchmark as constant as I must have. Yet either way, the logical equipment for physx in my opinion would certainly be to let the CPU carry out it. If your CPU is an effective enough to take care of it...why wouldn"t girlfriend let it do physx so the GPU would need to work less and also ultimately you have the right to crank up various other settings because your GPU doesn"t should worry about the physx. Why even get a committed physx card if you could just let her CPU do it.? to be I lacking anything here? many thanks for any assist or opinions ~ above it.