TrooperManaic Follow Forum Posts: Delivering advanced physics is an extremely compute-intensive undertaking, based on a unique set of physics algorithms, requiring tremendous amounts of mathematical and logical calculations with massive memory bandwidth. Home Discussions Workshop Market Broadcasts. Mar 4, 9: Acquired by Nvidia Corporation. Experience a new dimension in gaming physics performance.

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Show less Show more. As a result, physics in games has been limited to a few objects in a scene, one-off “effects” or visual trickery that just mimics real physics. On February 4,Nvidia announced that it would acquire Ageia. Please Log In to post. RangerX3X thanks for the link, installing that works.

Until now, only limited software physics has been integrated in games. Ageiafounded inwas a fabless semiconductor company. Articles needing additional references from April All articles needing additional references All stub aeveia.

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What is AGEIA Physx? Do I need it?

Things don’t just look real; they act real and feel real. You definatly don’t need a physics card. The catch is that in order to use it at the best possible way e. TrooperManaic Follow Forum Posts: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Premchand View Profile View Posts. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Physics Processing Units Physics engines. Works on physical retail version as well. Originally posted by Herodotus:.

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BFG Technologies AGEIA PhysX (BFGRPHYSX128P) 128MB DDR3 SDRAM PCI Graphic Card

Ageia was noted as being the aefeia company to develop hardware designed to offload calculation of video game physics from the CPU to a separate chip. The game requires a legacy physics driver available here: You may also like.

In many of today’s games, objects just don’t seem to act the way you’d want or expect.


But of course, what is capable with the PhysX API can only really be taken advantage of when the hardware is there. Originally posted by RangerX3X:. Another Confirmation of fix; Thanks a lot Ranger. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Simply put, it requires a highly specialized processor to deliver rich immersive environments. Views Read Edit View history.

What is AGEIA Physx? Do I need it? – PC/Mac/Linux Society – GameSpot

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