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[WTB] Decent PCI-E gfx card!

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Well folks, I need to get a replacement for the highly artifacting lump of crap I bought off fleabay. Anyone got anything to offer me? I'd like as many pipelines as possible and some overclockability would be nice as well lol :toast:
 

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Im selling my 6800 GS if you are interested, the thread is a couple of days old. But you will find it easily. The thread is
right here to be precise.

edit: Thanks zekrahminator, i was too lazy :p
 
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Cheers for the offer but I'm in the UK and just got a 256Mb Leadtek Winfast 6800GT AGP which I find not a great deal better than my old oc'd Sapphire 9800"XT"!
 
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i have an x800gto2 for sale
it's got an ati silencer on there and is one helluva a card
im asking 100$ plus s/h
i know you're in england after reading above, but just thought you might like to know (sometimes us prices can be pretty cheap compared to uk what with the strength of the pound and all)
i'm in boston which is on the eastern seaboard of the US, just fyi also
 
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Morning Mustangman, I'm certainly not in england I'm in N. Ireland which is for the meantime part of the UK! What's so fancy about the gto 2 cards then? Is it the Sapphire one that can be modded to 16 pipelines? How much would postage be to the UK from you?
 

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i AM in england an i have a GTO2 it is already modded to 16 pipes (tho at moment its max overclock is 430mhz gpu / 550mhz ram with the stock cooler.
im asking £80 with postage i think, if your interested
 
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Hey Munkul, is it hard modded or just bios unlocked? Who made it? How would it compare to an x850 Pro in terms of clock speeds etc? Interested btw! Also, is it the 128Mb or the 256? What core has it got in reality, not just what atiTool says?
 
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Money waiting for the right card folks and I'm dying to get gaming on the new system......
 
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Sapphire X800GTO2 Limited Edition
Sapphire X1650Pro
Sapphire X1950XTX
 
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Those gto2's look like a possibility!
 
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Umm dude buy a Sapphire X800GTO2 and flash it to X850XT. Some X800GTO2 comes with 16pipelines already which means = X850XT. Then just modify the bios to XT PE speeds and you have a XT PE card with the costs of a X800GTO/2
 
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I just wish Munkul wanted my money! I'd rather keep it in the Techpowerup family than sending my cash to sum crummy business that don't even answer their fones on a saturday morning...
 
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bump!
 

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x1800xt 512 here.
 
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'ow much?
 
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x1800xt 512 for 215 shipped. does 700/795 in CCC AKA PE speeds.