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Old 10-14-2005, 10:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Been sent a refund on my 6800 (£200 in my pcoket)

Basically I sent my AGP 6800 (XFX) to and they have sent me a refund of the original cost, which is £200. So what should I do with it? (Obviously a new GPU) but PCIE? and spend the money on the new board? a 6800gt AGP is almost the same price as a 6800gt PCIE with a new motherboard...

I can wait, as my friend donated a graphics card, nothing fancy, but it means I will get my good PC back (and off a P3 450mhz pc with a whole 64mb of ram. )

What do you think?

Thanks, Trif.


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Old 10-14-2005, 11:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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If you can wait, make some more money and go with 7800GT. You can unlock it into a GTX, and here in USA it saves you about 100 dollars.

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Old 10-14-2005, 12:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Dude i just got the go ahead for a refund for both my psu and my graphics card.

Was yours messed up? Did they check it?

I will send it away tomorrow.


The 7800GT there is the same price of our 6800GT here.

I ws able to put together a 7800GT SLI system on new egg for the budget i payed for my comp, I was just over by like £40. And thats with an upgraded psu aswell..
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Old 10-15-2005, 05:43 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah theyb checked it and comfirmed what I found was the problem. I feel as though I should buy from OCUK as they did give me a full refund... and including shipping, it will be pointless (and I will get it sooner from the UK.

The 7800gt is very tempting, but I have just spent alot of money on a new case, new PSU and water cooling. But it can be said as the cheapest upgrade that can be done for the performance increase... Or I could have £80 in my pocket from the refund - and get a 6800...

I need people to persuade me.

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