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Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by VroomBang, Mar 15, 2008.

  1. VroomBang New Member

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    Boys and girls / Girls and boys,

    For those of you out there who, like me, are on a tight budget, there's hope.:D

    I just got a Gigabyte 7600GT 128MB, new from a UK store in a popular auction site, for a mere 13GBP (=26USD), 6 times cheaper than normal retail price. And on top of it, it's absolutely noiseless (heat-pipe passive cooling). I hear you can play some decent old games at more than 60fps on 1024x768 maxed quality (Quake4, Doom3, COD2/3, Tomb Raider Anniv. and more). Worth every penny, me think!:laugh:

    For those who want more, I spotted a few second hand 7900 GT's, among others.

    Considering the fail rate of our dear high spec cards, especially among overclockers, second-hand can be a risk, but if you can get it extra cheap, it might be worth taking the risk. We're talking A LOT cheaper.:cool:

    No, I don't work for any auction site.
     
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    its 128mb that ruins it for 90% of all new games
     
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    ouch! even on 1024x728 ?
     
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    Yea it will a little. But I dont think there is a 128mb 7600GT, ive never seen one at least.
     
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