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    Mafia II is a single-player third-person action shooter developed by 2K Czech for 2K Games, and is the sequel to Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven released in 2002. Players assume the life of World War II veteran Vito Scaletta, the son of small Sicilian family who immigrates to Empire Bay. Growing up in the slums of Empire Bay teaches Vito about crime, and he's forced to join the Army in lieu of jail time. After sustaining wounds in the war, Vito returns home and quickly finds trouble as he again partners with his childhood friend and accomplice Joe Barbaro. Vito and Joe combine their passion for fame and riches to take on the city, and work their way to the top in Mafia II.
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    Proof that there needs to be a standard for physics.. Nivida is running away with this thing

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    Hopefully in the 6xxx series of cards.

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    But can't ATI users just get one of those Ageia PhysX cards? That's what I wanted to do.

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    yes you can you can also get a cheap nvidia card and use it as well.

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    I read you can't use an nVIDIA card as PhysX while using an ATI card.

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    not that I'm aware of it should work.

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    So, I have a GTS 250.. I could use that?

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    I can't see why not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    yes you can you can also get a cheap nvidia card and use it as well.
    What's a good PhysX card? Are they cheap?

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    pick up a old 8800GT

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    read this to learn how to use nvidia card for physx only

    http://www.overclock.net/ati/703580-...ard-physx.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    pick up a old 8800GT
    No old GPU, but a stand alone PhysX card.

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    I haven't seen one made in a while but you can find them on e-bay I'm sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    I haven't seen one made in a while but you can find them on e-bay I'm sure.
    http://www.amazon.com/Physx-Card-128.../dp/B000FLWCB4

    This what you mean?

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    yup

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    yup
    I'm told PhysX cards don't play nice with ATI GPUs, it requires some hacking and patching.

    Is this true?

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