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The I Wish I Had A Better GPU Thread.

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by erocker, Dec 15, 2011.

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  1. enaher

    enaher New Member

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    Well, I had to sell my GPU's (2x5830, 2x6850 and my 5770 )and my main rig. it's been a though year I'm actually playing on a couple of spare XFX HD5550 DDR2 in CF, the only thing that my combo can play on high setting's are source games, bad timing as im on my last vacation after a long year of working really hard, so the timing sucks ballz:ohwell:
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    I am building my son a rig for Christmas, but lost my job at the beginning of the month. I am giving him my old 4850 512mb crossfire setup, but as he is planning on playing BF3, I hope it doesn't choke. That is why he needs a new Video Card. But we will make due until we are able to buy something new.
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    My 5970 is dead!
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    @JATownes : Your avatar prevents anyone from actually reading your posts. :/
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    i need one so i can hand down this 4850 to one of my kids pcs and hand their 4650 to a pc im trying to put together for my sisters kids.... since their laptop died all three will be sharing an old p4 with intel igp... :respect:
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    I know, right? Only thing I understood was that he was trying to build his son a rack for Christmas. :confused:
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    +1 on that...:eek:
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    I was raised a poor black boy in a poor black family. We Haz not the gpu'ings
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    I keep hearing that in almost every thread I post in. :D
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    they are almost as nice as my wifes....:pimp:
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    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

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    GTX460 and it fills my needs.
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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    So I can give it to my 10 yr old nephew Dylan to play his games better then the 7900gs.
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    I gave DDD that GTS450, let him enjoy that for a while. My vote is for JATownes kid's rack(oh wait, that didnt sound right).
    Crunching for Team TPU
  14. Aleksander

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    I don't need a new graphic card. I need programming skills.
    I hate graphic cards
    johnspack and erocker say thanks.
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    I have a GTX 280 and it's a great card, but I would love to switch to a newer, more powerful card so I can play Skyrim/BF3, etc at the highest settings on my new monitor @ 1080p. The card did a decent job at 1680x1050 but now it struggles.

    I would love to give my girlfriend my GTX 280 so she can enjoy Skyrim/League of Legends at 1680x1050 (gave her my old monitor) and it worked fine at the resolution.

    EDIT: If it helps my cause, my hot water heater decided to break about 3 weeks ago and a new one cost me over $600...which was supposed to be the money I used to upgrade my PC. Now I won't be able to upgrade my PC for at least another 8-10 months. Realistically my next upgrade will be this time next year...all because of money issues.
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    i have a old gtx275, still runs pretty good , but i like eye candy and there a lot of dx11 titles that i want to play i full glory
    i gues i have to wait for kepler(gk110)
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    TheMailMan78 Banstick Dummy

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    I need a new one because my 5850 runs like crap with the new drivers and I cannot afford ANY new card right now. Open GL support sucks and Photoshop needs it. I haz a super sad.

    My wife has em like that. Maybe bigger. Yes......yes that makes up for crappy Open GL support for my card.
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    I don't really need a card. No game breaks today my 570 SC slightly bumped to 830 MHz core on my 1680x1050 res and I don't see it in the near future either. Although another 570 would be nice but then I need another PSU. Anyway I have another GTS450 in the other machine and a very nice 275 FTW currently retired in its box. (you never know when you need it)
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    I want a new card to be able to play skyrim with high texture mods and batman ac for some reason batman ac runs kind of crap on my system.
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    I could use any gpu thats better than my 4670 but a faster CPU is still the way to go for me right now.
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    I'm running X800 AGP. I need an upgrade. I have my new PCIe machine under my desk here, but no budget for a better card. So I game on my Northwood AGP, I kid you not! until I can stick a decent GPU into the new machine. I'll trade? :ohwell:
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    JATownes gets my, it is always nice to be a kid and get something amazing at Christmas :D
    JATownes says thanks.
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    I need a new GPU because my old HD 4350 died 2 days ago.Now I'm stuck using an Intel integrated graphics and I cant play nothing anymore not even my beloved Dragon Age II.

    EDIT:Or watch my movies.
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2011
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    I have the most powerful single-GPU card in the world. Methinks I will not need to upgrade for a while.
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    Because I use a 9800Pro AIW that keeps crashing my system. I have all the other parts to upgrade except for a motherboard. I do have an 8800GT(256MB) and an 8800GTS(G92) that I could use, but they are loud.
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