Mafia II demo version was released only few days ago, but several websites have already prepared some benchmarking and testing articles, focused on APEX PhysX part of the game.
Update: Mafia II Final version – PhysX Reviews roundup.
[11.08.2010] Mafia II – Public Demo GPU test by gamegpu.ru
Russian article. Includes game overview and detailed testing part, with various settings and used ATI/NV GPUs.
[11.08.2010] Mafia II Performance Benchmarks: PhysX and 3D Vision Tested by HiTechLegion
Decent review, with some PhysX benchmarks. Author’s conclusion – “I would rather trade graphical quality than play the game in its highest settings with PhysX disabled.”
[11.08.2010] Minireview – PhysX in Mafia II Demo by CTTL.cz
A small performance review by czech website, using Intel Dual Core E5200@4GHz CPU and GTX 275 GPU. However, since CPU and GPU PhysX framerates are the same, it seems they have cought a bug with PhysX System Software not installed properly.
[13.08.2010] Mafia 2 – Performancebericht by ComputerBase
Detailed performance review (with different Nvidia GPUs and APEX settings), PhysX effects decription, comparison videos.
[13.08.10] Mafia II Performance Preview by OverclockersClub
Some benchmarks with APEX High and various Nvidia GPUs.
– We’ll update this post as more articles emerge –