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#1 Nemo

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Posted 13 August 2010 - 07:49 AM

OCC reviewer ccokeman has a tough job. Really. Sometimes he's forced to play games for hours on end to judge the performance of new upcoming releases. Check out what he discovered in the Mafia II Performance Preview - http://www.overclock...fia_ii_preview/

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Posted 13 August 2010 - 10:26 AM

Can't wait for this game to come out :)

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Posted 13 August 2010 - 11:37 AM

no dedicated cards? Still a good performance preview.
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Posted 13 August 2010 - 11:45 AM

no dedicated cards? Still a good performance preview.


Frank uses a GTX 260 with the three GTX 400 cards. He tests PhysX with and without a second card for NVIDIA and then the ATI cards are simply without one.

Nice performance test for a sweet game. Makes me want to get a dedicated card just for PhysX. :lol:

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Posted 13 August 2010 - 11:52 AM

Wow this game looks very cool. Was the first one any good?
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Posted 13 August 2010 - 12:00 PM

Wow this game looks very cool. Was the first one any good?


It was. Scored very highly on reviews and was overall a really great game. It was released back in 2002 though so the graphics will be a bit dated.

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Posted 13 August 2010 - 12:00 PM

I played the Demo and loved it. I'm going to buy a dedicated PhysX Card JUST for this game. I have a feeling though, my 4890 won't be able to handle it as the review shows that PhysX drains the hardware by a nice bunch. :thumbsup: For great game and preview!

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Posted 13 August 2010 - 12:53 PM

no dedicated cards? Still a good performance preview.



Frank uses a GTX 260 with the three GTX 400 cards. He tests PhysX with and without a second card for NVIDIA and then the ATI cards are simply without one.

Nice performance test for a sweet game. Makes me want to get a dedicated card just for PhysX. :lol:


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Not sure if that answers your question CowKing :dunno:

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Posted 13 August 2010 - 01:08 PM

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Not sure if that answers your question CowKing :dunno:

Yeah it did. Things get confusing when you don't read the actual explanation :rtfm: :doh:
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Posted 13 August 2010 - 02:42 PM

Ya that will do it. :lol:

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Posted 14 August 2010 - 03:42 AM

In this game, is there a lot of difference with physx on and off?i played mirrors edge with physx on with a 8600gt as physx card and just played it with physx off there was not that much of a difference in physx.
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Posted 14 August 2010 - 05:45 AM

Yes the difference is huge when it comes to the PhysX effects.
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