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Old August 7, 2009, 03:30 AM
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Default ~500W PSU / Vid Card for a friend's bday!

Hey all, it's a buddy of mine's birthday in a week and a half, and i thought it was about time to surprise him with something special.

He has a 4 year old computer that is barely able to run L4D at 20fps. Probably less
I'm looking to surprise him with a video card + a psu upgrade.
I do realize that the CPU may bottleneck him a little bit, but that can be upgraded later.

I'm not looking to spend more than 150$ shipped.

Some info on his needs:
He plays on a 22" monitor, 1680x1050 i believe. He plays mostly CS:S, some L4D, and Dota.

I was thinking of something in the range of a 500W PSU, and possibly a 4850 or 9800gtx+ to go along with the PSU. I realize that the video card may be a little excessive (.. for him at least) but it saves him for a future upgrade.

I am open to any and all offers! Don't need to have both parts. Will be happy to take one of the two off any member here! Save me the trouble of buying retail

Cheers!
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Old August 7, 2009, 03:45 PM
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Old August 8, 2009, 01:46 AM
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still looking! a week til his bdayyyyyy
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Old August 9, 2009, 03:49 PM
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I have 2 PC power 750w's that i no longer using if you are interested, PM me.
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Old August 9, 2009, 08:14 PM
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4 year old computer? Have you verified what kind of interface the board has? PCI-E? AGP? And for that matter, is it a store-bought computer? They can use proprietary PSU wiring, which makes most PSU's useless.
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