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I needs a new gpu because 480 sli simply isn't enough to play console ports with at 1680x1050 . lol

Now I could use a new monitor.
 
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#52
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.
It IS you! :D

Wait...the staff position doesn't come with any shiny new hardware? Not even a review sample? Even though your awesome news posts are going to increase traffic and therefore ad revenue? What doe Wizz do with it all? lol

(OK, granted there aren't any ads on the forum itself...)
 
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#53
they are almost as nice as my wifes....
Pics or it ain't so!:p

On topic:

I don't need a new gpu, but, I'll take a slightly used HD7900 series.:D
 
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Well, my 470 was nice then it decided to blow up. Working to save for a sexy 570/80 then i got called into the office and fired for literally no reason ("we ran out of stuff for you to do, bye").

Now I'm stuck on my emergency 9800GT, cant really play BF3, Skyim, or any other current games. Cant really afford gifts for my family. Woe is me. haha
 
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I hope Santa views this thread.
 
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Well if any Santas wanna help a new dad out Ill make you the baddest avatar to grace the interwebz.
 

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I need new GPUs because SLi'd 590's pwn my setup!! help a brother out!!
 
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#59
Well if any Santas wanna help a new dad out Ill make you the baddest avatar to grace the interwebz.
They let you have anotherkid? Hee hee congrats! :toast:

And as for hoping Santa visits this thread I believe he may have started it. It's all very vague, though, indeed...
 

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You may want to add in your thread where you are located if it's not in the sidebar location.
There are many Santas' on TPU.
I may be too far away though:ohwell:
 
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I've got EUR 50 coming for Christmas. Not enough to buy a decent card. If there is a TPU giveaway coming my way, then that EUR 50 will go to a children's charity. Guaranteed. AND I'll donate the old card it is replacing back into the TPU community. For the kids.
 
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So how do I get goodies from santa? Sorry for being a dumbass :roll:
 
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I've got EUR 50 coming for Christmas. Not enough to buy a decent card. If there is a TPU giveaway coming my way, then that EUR 50 will go to a children's charity. Guaranteed. AND I'll donate the old card it is replacing back into the TPU community. For the kids.
Bah! Ill donate my 5850 and Ive been told I straight neck like a pro.
 

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Me gusta new CPU:D

brb Me gots classes
 
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You just ask for help if you need it, and if there is someone on TPU who can help you they will. That's what we do here ... help people.
This is so true!!! I have seen this community help out so many people in need. Not just with tech related issues, but personal ones as well. That is why this community is my home on the web. It is full of great people!!!

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This is so true!!! I have seen this community help out so many people in need. Not just with tech related issues, but personal ones as well. That is why this community is my home on the web. It is full of great people!!!

:toast:
What you say?
 
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LOL...thats a good one viper:toast:
 

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Everyone, please stick to the topic.


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The girlfriend's rig could use an upgrade:

 
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My GT 240 died about a month now :(, been using a 4650 ever since, playing BF3 quite smoothly on 848x480, next is MW3, before BF3 was fear 3 which ran well at 1280x800, might get myself a 5750 in january as a late birthday gift to myself

was supposed to get a 4890 for $80 but someone bought it the day before i was supposed to meet the seller :( might be for the best because the most my psu can support is a 5750 since it barely pulls anything from the 6 pin
 
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I wish all of you Nvidia users had an ATI/AMD GPU so you could----

FEEL THE POWER OF TEAM RED ....:rockout:
 

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So, anyone else stuck with a not so good GPU and wishes they had something better?
 
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So, anyone else stuck with a not so good GPU and wishes they had something better?
Just me.......beggin like a crackhead......or Crazyeyes.
 
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