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I haz a sad.


Santa, the plump old bas...uh...bastion of hope, paid me a visit last night, said I was a bad boy, and he was taking my 6950's, and giving me a lump of coal instead.

Now, my dreams crushed, I'm left with only this:

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=44695&stc=1&d=1324064473


Santa, my 6-core CPU is cold and lonely, please bring some GPU warmth into his life!
The level of hate I have for you right now can only be measured in quantum physics.
 

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The level of hate I have for you right now can only be measured in quantum physics.
I know, I know. I apologize. To treat such a fantastic CPU in such a way is crime against G-P-Umanity! Alas, I have no choice, and he shall remain broken....

:banghead:


Unless....


Bah, who am i kidding.:rolleyes:


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DDD needs a new card because he just got a GTS450 and was ecstatic. Anything more powerful would probably put him in to convulsions. He gets my vote.
Same here. On the condition that he takes a pic of himself foaming from the mouth when he receives it.
Yes, we need pics and video.
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).


well actually i got this GTS450 coming for me!! and its awesome!!!!
i literally didnt sleep 2 nights cuz i was too excited LOL


once again thanks all, specially barbaric man!


alsothe nvidia will be great at increasing my room temp above 11C i hope XD
 
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I had to sell my 2 5870's for my vet bills. My poor kitten was on her deathbed and I couldn't afford to pay the bill. The only thing I had extra was my GPU's so I sold them to pay for the bill. Now I am using an ancient ATI x800xt.

 

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Post picture of sick kitty ---> The internet loves you.

I added you to the bucket of crunched up papers with people's names on it.


I think I'm going to get a kitty for Christmas this year. :)
 

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I'm thinking of....

selling my 5970...

to get a CPU better than my old E8400...


Then I could say I wish I had a better GPU than my onboard one. :nutkick:
 
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Post picture of sick kitty ---> The internet loves you.

I added you to the bucket of crunched up papers with people's names on it.
Dood you have no soul....

Did I mention my sick little puppy. He may not make it. I might just have to sell my x800xt and use my old ati all-in-wonder 9600 to pay for his bills.

 

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ahh breaking out the kittn card hmmm :wtf: so Ill raise you an angioplasty.



Im afraid my heart couldn't take another attack so pass on me please :cry:
 

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(I'm not selling my Jeep though, you will have to pry that out of my cold dead hands.)
 
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I'm currently on a gtx 275 and to be honest it gets me through the day. Unfortunately it's probably time to upgrade since all the new games laugh it. If I go near anything fire related in Skyrim, I lose a good chunk of frames
 
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The card is hot as hell and can't be overclocked anymore. I see it dying pretty soom unfortunately. With 100% fan if I play Bad Company 2 for 40mins it hits 105. I also voided the warranty by trying out some new thermal paste which hasn't helped. We don't turn the heating on in our house now as the card creates a subtropical climate.

I play every type of game from the newest shooters to farm simulators (lol) so I need a card that can do it all. I also want to go to at least a 1080p monitor early next year (if I do get a job) so I'm gonna need something that's up to the task. Jobless Hobby Horse needs a revamp.
 
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ahh breaking out the kittn card hmmm :wtf: so Ill raise you an angioplasty.

Im afraid my heart couldn't take another attack so pass on me please :cry:
That is a bummer and I hope you are doing well. At least you are on the mend and get to be with your family for the holidays?

Unlike my Puppy who probably won't pull through. I mean they are using an IV on him and everything...doesn't he look sad? Well I guess I will go play Doom on my ATI 9600 with my sickly kitten on my lap....
 
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I dont really NEED any new cards (although I do plan on switching back to team red soon) but my cousin (a non TPUer atm :( working on him tho lol) has a Dell 420 with a Q6600 CPU and 256MB ATI Radeon HD 3650 graphics card gpu atm :ohwell:..

So... I wish my cousin had a nice GPU so I could play BF3 with him!:toast: Before he moves away to California..:( Now thats another long story...
 

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"GPU"?

"CPU"?

what's da differance?!?

My Chihuahua died in 2004, my other mixed Alsatian breed died in 2010. I'm really suffering for a new CPU to help me save on the shrink's fees now, especially since I have a rabbit which I know will be dying ~ 2021...
 

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LMAO. So funny :laugh:

All Donations accepted. I even have a paypal account. PM me for details!
Actually, my 28 year old cat died a couple months ago. I'd say I was broken up about it, but 28 is unaturally old. During her later years, I was pretty much scared of the cat due to it's long lifespan. I'm pretty sure it died sometime in 1992, but remained a zombie cat up until now. Not a good looking cat either.

On another note, this thread is for actual TPU members that wishes they had a better GPU. I mean, I have a cousin that could probablly use a new GPU, but this is for TPU members, not him.
 
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I'm thinking of....

selling my 5970...

to get a CPU better than my old E8400...
As Ahnold immortalized in Predator:

"Dooo it! DO IT NOW!

P.S. This thread is a riot. A sick kitty and puppy riot. That seems so wrong yet somehow it's true.
 
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