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  1. #16
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    Re: Upgradeitis

    Quote Originally Posted by dna
    Actually Lenny, you should just go buy my brand new NF3 board I have for sale. Upgrade him to a 939 socket without having to get a new vid card. Hey, I'm allowed to pimp in my own thread if I want to!
    Never mind. I can't comply with the strange rules in the selling section.

  2. #17
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    Re: Upgradeitis

    Stay away from me, I don't want to catch what you have, because I have no money to cure it...

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    Re: Upgradeitis

    dna, this was the board I was talking about:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157081
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  4. #19
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    Re: Upgradeitis

    man all this upgrade talk makes me wanna buy stuff.............but alas, I just bought a 7800gs to keep my agp system limping along for a while longer



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    Re: Upgradeitis

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave_H
    man all this upgrade talk makes me wanna buy stuff.............but alas, I just bought a 7800gs to keep my agp system limping along for a while longer
    I already caved in. See the Swamp
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  6. #21
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    Re: Upgradeitis

    dna, not sure how good this price is but I thought you might be interested.

    XFX 7900GT Extreme PCI-E - $289 + $5 shipping at Newegg.

    Also you get a free copy of Tomb Raider: Legend
    If you enjoy gaming click here to learn about the Fragging Frogs.





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  7. #22
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    Re: Upgradeitis

    Quote Originally Posted by Lenny
    dna, not sure how good this price is but I thought you might be interested.

    XFX 7900GT Extreme PCI-E - $289 + $5 shipping at Newegg.

    Also you get a free copy of Tomb Raider: Legend
    Yeah, that's the one I'm looking at. Price went down $10 over the last few days I see.

  8. #23

    Re: Upgradeitis

    I caught the bug.
    Took advantage of a $80.00 mail in rebate and a $50.00 off promo deal.
    Picked up a HIS X1800XT 512Mb for $279.00
    Tossed in a Antec 550W for good measure.
    It'll be here this morning.
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    Re: Upgradeitis

    Quote Originally Posted by IAmGhostDog
    I caught the bug.
    Took advantage of a $80.00 mail in rebate and a $50.00 off promo deal.
    Picked up a HIS X1800XT 512Mb for $279.00
    Tossed in a Antec 550W for good measure.
    It'll be here this morning.


    Hey let me know how you like it and what kind of frame rates you get in BF2 if ya dont mind , im considering buying one for myself

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    Re: Upgradeitis

    Quote Originally Posted by IAmGhostDog
    I caught the bug.
    Took advantage of a $80.00 mail in rebate and a $50.00 off promo deal.
    Picked up a HIS X1800XT 512Mb for $279.00
    Tossed in a Antec 550W for good measure.
    It'll be here this morning.
    How's that compare to a 7900 GT?
    If you enjoy gaming click here to learn about the Fragging Frogs.





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  11. #26
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    Re: Upgradeitis

    Man wish I had the cash my upgrade this week was a new c4 mouse pad

    But then again for as often as I have been gaming and the amount I am spending on diapers and formula that's the best I can hope for
    If you enjoy gaming click here to learn about the Fragging Frogs.


  12. #27
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    Re: Upgradeitis

    man, now i need to upgrade, prob go with a SATA 2 drive, get 300 transfer rate



  13. #28

    Re: Upgradeitis

    Quote Originally Posted by Invictus
    Hey let me know how you like it and what kind of frame rates you get in BF2 if ya dont mind , im considering buying one for myself
    Solid 90's game is capped at 100
    1280x1024
    Everything maxed - Dynamic Shadows - Off
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  14. #29

    Re: Upgradeitis

    Quote Originally Posted by Lenny
    How's that compare to a 7900 GT?
    It depends on which one your looking at.
    It has twice the memory.
    Higher core clock.
    8 less pixel pipes.
    It's All About Having Fun ..... Isn't It?

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  15. #30
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    Re: Upgradeitis

    do you have aa on?
    but nice price for it




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