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Old April 17, 2010, 11:48 AM
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Hi all, I am new to this forum. How are you all??
My old graphics card died and I am looking to replace it with a similar if not better card. It was the old nvidia 8800 gts 640mb card. Used to know which card was which years ago but dont anymore. I do a lot of online gaming, cod world at war etc. Any ideas for a reasonably priced card for gaming that will be similar or outperform my old 8800gts?
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8800gt 512meg for 50-75 used?
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It depends if you want to buy new or used. Also how much $$$ do you want to spend ?
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Old April 17, 2010, 11:57 AM
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Looking to spend around 130 which is around $200 for a new one, and also would like hdmi connection.
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Old April 17, 2010, 11:59 AM
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XFX 5770
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Will this connect to my existing 6 pin pci express connector?
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Will this connect to my existing 6 pin pci express connector?
Yes. The good thing too is it runs cool and it's not a power hog or heat generator like NVIDIA's new cards. Here in Canada can be had for $155. And yeah it's a definate "upgrade" from your current gpu. Also XFX has lifetime warranty, can't beat that.
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Yes. The good thing too is it runs cool and it's not a power hog or heat generator like NVIDIA's new cards. Here in Canada can be had for $155. And yeah it's a definate "upgrade" from your current gpu. Also XFX has lifetime warranty, can't beat that.
Sounds good, perhaps I should get my cousin to buy it there and post it to me
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8800gt 512meg for 50-75 used?
This wouldn't be an upgrade at all. Maybe like 5%.

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This is my vote.
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Old April 17, 2010, 12:49 PM
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This wouldn't be an upgrade at all. Maybe like 5%.



This is my vote.
I thought that too

What about this
Gigabyte GTS250 1GB GDDR3 HDMI DVI VGA

would my mobo support the card P5KPL/EPU ??

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