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Old 03-15-2006, 08:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default $200: What to buy?

I can spend about $200 on my pc right now, and wondering what I should upgrade. Any thoughts? Specs in sig

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Old 03-15-2006, 08:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 03-15-2006, 09:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Tipsy is selling a 7800gt on the buy/sell forum for $210, or you could pick up a 6800gs on newegg for around $160.
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It's really depressing to see a 7800GT for 210 when I bought mine for 400. But then again that was way back in sept.
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Old 03-15-2006, 09:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Is a 350watt psu enough to power the 7800GT?
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Old 03-15-2006, 11:06 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Not really, it would work but don't be cheap when it comes to your power supply. I suggest 500W and modular cables so you can only use the wires you need. Makes for a clean and professional looking system.
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Old 03-16-2006, 12:38 AM   #7 (permalink)
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or you can buy my 6800gs for 120 bucks + shipping!haha.. neh, i wouldnt do that, go for the 7800gt, or the 2 gigs of ram like the other guy said
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Hmm, i would buy maybe soem computer speakers if you dont have any. Or maybe a keyboard/mouse. And also a new monitor.

Or if you really want to a new video card Sell the 6600GT for like 50-100 dollars and buy a 7900GT
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that sound good to me. sell something and up your resources to 250-300
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Old 03-16-2006, 10:28 AM   #10 (permalink)
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With $200 you could buy your own personal technical support team, straight from India, for about 3 years.


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