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Old October 17, 2008, 01:32 PM
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Default Quick urgent Q... Found a 9800GX2 for "cheap"

I found a XFX 9800GX2 locally for 180$, good deal? something to check out for?
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Old October 17, 2008, 02:00 PM
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It's a pretty good deal I guess. Other stores such as NCIX sold the 9800GX2 at around that price as well before.

Edit: Might've mistaken $280 for $180 during one of NCIX's weekly sales....sorry. But check my other post.
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Old October 17, 2008, 02:14 PM
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That cheap? They retail for 350-380 right now.

Oh well... still a good upgrade from my 3870 that is going into a friends computer most likely.
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Old October 17, 2008, 02:43 PM
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yes its very good deal... one here sell the used one for 250ish... i bought it for 289cdn from ncix on the sale...

i recommend you to upgrade it from your old hd3870.... as long as its condition is good.
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Sounds like a good deal to me.
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Old October 17, 2008, 04:58 PM
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Yea, it was a good deal. However, we haven't seen that kind of prices since then, so just get it. However, make sure that it's retail and not open box and stuff.
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Old October 18, 2008, 07:06 AM
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Got it, installed...

This thing varely fits in my Antec sonata Case, good thing I have a 900 on the way monday :)

With my Q6600 @ 3.2ghz I pulled a 17500 in 3dmark06, i'm happy!!
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Got it, installed...

This thing varely fits in my Antec sonata Case, good thing I have a 900 on the way monday :)

With my Q6600 @ 3.2ghz I pulled a 17500 in 3dmark06, i'm happy!!

barely fits?!?!?!!?!?!?!?! There is NO way my GX2s will fit in my sonata lol, howd you manage to cram it in there?
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Old October 18, 2008, 07:33 AM
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barely fits?!?!?!!?!?!?!?! There is NO way my GX2s will fit in my sonata lol, howd you manage to cram it in there?
When I find the camera i'll show.

5mm bigger and it was a no go.
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Old October 18, 2008, 08:05 AM
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Sounds like fitting a 4870X2 into my TTShark. That's a tight fit.
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