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I call bs on story one and two! So cute!

28 years?? thats CRAZy long! What did you feed it?
The answer is Scooby Snacks, what else? :laugh:

 
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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....
One of these things is not like the other... :p

And I actually did lose my dog recently but hardly a pup.
 

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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.
Your pussy was 28 years old?! :eek: Yeah, they normally live 10-15 years, so is that a record? :respect:

We lost our psycho ginger tom (20 claws and teeth was real common ;)) in '89 and I still miss the little bugger. :cry:
 
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I had to spend my life savings on getting my "twig and berries" out of a cannon. I now relate more to Chaz Bono then Sean Connery. I have no money left to afford a new GPU.



I swear Ill donate my 5850 too!
 
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I need a card, I had a 3870x2, but it died just last week, my brother kindly gave me his 3870 that was artifacting, a stint under the heatgun paired with my old 3850 gave me crossfire....

Last night seen the end of that....artifact city came a visiting, not aloud to spend anymore cash till well in to February now :( the bright side is I can turn down my res and play mw3 @ 1280x800 so its not all doom and gloom.

Roll on February, most likely get a 4870x2 used, great used prices on those rude boys.
Will obviously have a peek around the for sale section here first right enough
 
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I said no but the cannon wouldn't stop. Its like I was living in Sandusky basement.
You should consider yourself lucky that it wanted you from the front.
 

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I need another gpu because of all you Intel freaks pissn on me about bandwidth and such! Soo an add on to my 6990 will be a test to an i7 right? Should be better? :(
 
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Thank you. Now lets get back to the begging at hand. :toast:
Yes, sorry for derailing your thread erocker. Thanks for doing this, you are going to make somebody extremely happy. This truly is the absolute best community on the web.
 

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I told a lie

Forget what it says in my specs and my "Sandy build" in my siggy. This are really my specs:

Socket 462 Athlon 1GHz
Asus mobo with crappy VIA chipset and AGP slot (can't even remember the model number, it's so old)
512MB DDR
FX 5200 graphics card. This thing is dire...
40GB IDE HD
Crappy beige case

:cry::cry::cry::cry::cry:

I swear man, gimme that graphics card and I'll build a decent system around it. :pimp:
 
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Forget what it says in my specs and my "Sandy build" in my siggy. This are really my specs:

Socket 462 Athlon 1GHz
Asus mobo with crappy VIA chipset and AGP slot (can't even remember the model number, it's so old)
512MB DDR
FX 5200 graphics card. This thing is dire...
40GB IDE HD
Crappy beige case

:cry::cry::cry::cry::cry:

I swear man, gimme that graphics card and I'll build a decent system around it. :pimp:

He telling the truth, the only parts hes lying about is

Socket 462 Athlon 1GHz
Asus mobo with crappy VIA chipset and AGP slot (can't even remember the model number, it's so old)
512MB DDR
FX 5200 graphics card. This thing is dire...
40GB IDE HD
Crappy beige case

if you take that out of the equation hes spot on :laugh:
 
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Ok, so I have a HD 6950 2GB.

The problem is that it's lonely. It told me it needs a friend, a comrade, a partner in crime.

So you see it's not me that needs a better GPU. I just don't want it to be a sad Christmas for my GPU. :( :ohwell:
 

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This has been one of the funnest (and funniest) threads I've had the pleasure to read in a long time.
I'm won't post here anymore because I don't need a new GC, but before I go I would just like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Holiday season.

I hope that you all get a chance to spend time with you family and all loved ones and treasure every moment.
I hope that you look around you and have compassion on others who are in need, or not as well off as you, and help them out in any way you can.
I hope and pray that for everyone who is having a tough time that things improve and your life becomes brighter and less stressful in the upcoming year.
Grace, Peace and God bless you all.

Kreij out.
 

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He telling the truth, the only parts hes lying about is

Socket 462 Athlon 1GHz
Asus mobo with crappy VIA chipset and AGP slot (can't even remember the model number, it's so old)
512MB DDR
FX 5200 graphics card. This thing is dire...
40GB IDE HD
Crappy beige case

if you take that out of the equation hes spot on :laugh:
Exactly - see, I totally qualify for this card. :rockout:

Oh, wait a minute! :eek:
 
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This thread is a trap

 

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Some of you have posted way too much in this thread. Please allow others to post on topic posts.
 
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I do wish I had a better GPU but if it's in the pipeline I'll be ordering the Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2GB 100312-3L soon from Amazon.com.
BUT I'm heavily considering a low-end but PhysX capable nVidia card for the games which support it. Thing is I have no clue as to which card I should buy for dedicated PhysX while keeping the Sapphire 6950 2GB, unlocked to 6970, as the main GPU. I'm currently using the integrated 4290 at the moment and still attempting to sell the EVGA 8400GS which has the S-Video port and not the HDMI one.
 
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I need a new GPU because my 6870 is tired of playing with itself inside that dark box :p If it had a partner, it could get some action and abandon the GPU masturbation :O
 

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I need a new gpu, not just a gpu but motherboard, ram, powersupply and gfx card. My old system shat itself a couole of nights ago. I dont even know what happened but my psu smelt like smoke and ive tested the 5850s in my mates pc and sure enough, theyre both dead :( so right now the best gpu i have is in my htc sensation! Woooo! Gotta love angry birds haha.

Fortunately theres a competition running right now with a computer store here in nz where you can post your xmas list and you go into the draw to win it. The limit is $800 nzd so my wishlist consists of a 2500k, p8z68 pro, 8gb ram and a prolimatech cpu cooler. If i am succesfull in winning the comp, all ill need is psu and gfx card :) wish me luck people!

Edit: just looked it up. My phone has the adreno 220 gpu. Ftw! And on that note, whats a free android game with awesome graphics? I need my fix haha.
 
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360M no longer cuts it I need a 7990M!
 
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after reading a few posts i think i realize what's going on... i read my psu specifications wrong...it is actually a 1200 watt PSU with 4x6+2pin connectors so it can power pretty much anything...also, you wont have to ship international, get it to miami and ill do the rest...

i dont have any sob stories, except for the fact that i have been playing BF3 on a 22" monitor at 848x480
 
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