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[WTB] [WFF][AU] Free/Cheap PCI-E graphics card for a friend!

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  1. Error 404

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    Well, my friend would like a graphics card to replace his intel integrated graphics. His PC is good for moderate gaming, Pentium D, 2 GB of RAM, just no graphics card.
    He wants to be able to play games, and I'm wondering if anyone on TPU has a graphics card for AU$50 or less, including shipping to South Australia, postcode 5154.
    I'd prefer an nVidia 6800 GT or higher, or a similar ATI card.
    Payment through whichever method is prefered.
     
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    2600PRO 256mb PCI-E? i can do 50 shipped to AUS, do have paypal
     
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    I'll be able to let you know tomorow, I'm going around to my friend's house then.
     
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    okay
     
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    Is it GDDR3 or DDR2, and does it have a 6-pin power connector? Also, is the card able to be flashed to an XT (I'd do that myself)?
     
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    Ooo I have a 256mb 6800GT I no longer need. Im not home ATM though, and wont be for the next week and a half-ish. I got it for $65 on ebay around a month ago (wanted for testbed rig) but then got a fanless X600 pro.

    I'll be willing to let it go for 50 bucks if shipping isnt too much to SA (which it shouldnt be).

    IDC whether it sells or not so if you got a deal with Xazax, go with it! :)
     
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    Its a Diamond 2600PRO 256mb GDDR2 128bit, Requires no external power, and yeah you can probably flash it to XT speeds. I had it overclocked stably to 750/510(from 600/400)
     
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    Ok, I'll definately consider it. My friend wants to try playing crysis on his PC, he likes the game.
    btw, the budget is $50 australian dollars, so you might want to check the exchange rate before commiting.
     
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    Use www.xe.com for exchange rates.....


    At the time of this post: 50 AUD = 32.95 USD
     
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    lol & unfortunately, if you pay with paypal, its a lower rate by like 0.02c.
     
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    I dont think a X1300 can play Crysis lol
     
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    it could, low settings 1024x768.:roll:
    OP: you would probably be better off buying from an aus dealer.
     
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    Yeah, I'm having a look around on eBay as well. Also, the only cards from an aussie dealer I know that are under $50 are ATI 3450 and GeForce 8400 GS, which would be pretty poor for gaming.
    Also, I don't have heatware as I havn't done any online buying yet! I can probably link my dad's ebay account info though.
     
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    its not the heatware that i want for security, if you are paying first, than it is no risk free for me!
    its that it buffs up my heatware by adding to mine.
     

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