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    Quote Originally Posted by Sajuuk Khar View Post
    Nvidia licensed the tech for use int he PS4 and X1 I believe. It is is possible to run PhysX on a CPU I think, or it is actually compatible with the GPUs. I'm actually hoping that OpenCL becomes more the norm for physics based effects, hardware neutral that way.

    Edit: would be awfully nice if that major nelson link still had the images working :P
    The thing about PhysX is there are 2 types.

    1. is the fancy stuff that simulates particles, cloth, waves etc which is calculated on the GPU

    2. is the actual engine used for movement of players or vehicles in a game. Which is CPU driven because everyone has a CPU
    GRAW 2 uses PhysX and its on PS3.
    Last edited by keefy; 09-10-2013 at 11:55.

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