I have interactive cloth and all that stuff. Smoke looked the same... Regardless, the particles were the only thing I actually noticed even if there was other stuff going on.
Enjoy the PhysX while it's relevant. :p Pretty soon all devs will be using ACE on AMD cards/PS4 for physics.
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