You might see bigger nubmers coming from me in the coming days. I bought a thought to be broken 9800GX2 off a friend for $17. He said he would play a game for a few minutes and it would artifact. I took the card apart, cleaned it, replaced the thermal paste with MX2 and pieced it back together today. I am waiting to get the adaptor I just bought off of someone today. If all goes well, the artifacting was a mere overheating issue, and I can use this beast... if not, I have an expensive paperweight and an adaptor I may use in the distant future.