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Old 09-17-2010, 10:04 PM   #1
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New GPU

I just received a GPU called the the NX7800GTX. My friend was able to get it cheap about 200 dollars he knows a guy to get some of the best cards for cheap. I just want to know if its really good.
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Old 09-17-2010, 10:14 PM   #2
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Hell no not at that price!! You could get A GTX460 1G almost or a HD5830 1G
that card is so dame old don't touch it!!
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Old 09-17-2010, 10:19 PM   #3
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really...... hhmmm so its not good for playing CSS, KF, or TF2. the GPU i had was a the ATI Radeon x600pro and the NX7800GTX seems to be better than that one.

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Old 09-17-2010, 10:23 PM   #4
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That thing is flipping old. I'm talking '07. With 200 bucks you can get something a lot up to date. For CSS, KF, TF2 it might be alright, but there is so much newer things that are more efficient nowadays.
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Old 09-17-2010, 10:26 PM   #5
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really...... hhmmm so its not good for playing CSS, KF, or TF2.
Its a 7000 series card DX9 only NVidia finished with the 7000 series long ago the GTX400 series is there current card with DX11 support!

$200 what a rip off! 7000 series OMG!

get a GTX260 at a minimum $170 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-476-_-Product

What are you current spec's?

you could get some real kick card by comparison ie: this 5830
or this GTX460

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Old 09-17-2010, 10:29 PM   #6
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Its a Dell optiplex GX620. It has Pentium 4 3.00 Ghz, all I did was put 2 GB of ram and a cheap GPU a ATI Radeon x600Pro. I'm only using this computer until I'm able to make enough money to make my own gaming computer.Also my friend payed for that he just gave it to me for free after i helped him build his computer.

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Old 09-17-2010, 10:35 PM   #7
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ok so we need to find a low profile card that will kick the 7000 series for under $200
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Old 09-17-2010, 10:40 PM   #8
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814187098
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814129144

here are 2 and much cheaper! and faster to boot!
the only issue is how many Watts is your PSU?
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Old 09-17-2010, 10:40 PM   #9
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I'm just going to use this card any im already used to crappy graphics and old tech(try playing a low end laptop in TF2). Plus I'm trying to save up to buy some good graphic cards for the gaming computer I'm trying to work on.
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Old 09-17-2010, 10:42 PM   #10
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I'm just going to use this card any im already used to crappy graphics and old tech(try playing a low end laptop in TF2). Plus I'm trying to save up to buy some good graphic cards for the gaming computer I'm trying to work on.
wise choice, come back with $500~800 n' we should be able to put a nice rig together!
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Old 09-18-2010, 09:51 AM   #11
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Your friend is an . Trying to scam you out of $200. You could probably buy one of those for <$35 on OCN.
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Old 09-18-2010, 09:55 AM   #12
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I was thinking ripoff at first as well.

Then I saw the post that the friend gave the OP the card for free.
$200 is what the friend paid for the card.

The 7800 GTX is a MAJOR upgrade from an x600.
Hopefully the OP's PC has a PCI Express x16 slot to put it in.

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Old 09-18-2010, 10:02 AM   #13
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I was thinking ripoff at first as well.

Then I saw the post that the friend gave the OP the card for free.
$200 is what the friend paid for the card.

The 7800 GTX is a MAJOR upgrade from an x600.
Hopefully the OP's PC has a PCI Express x16 slot to put it in.
Yeah, that is a great upgrade, assuming the PSU can handle it.
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Old 09-18-2010, 11:33 AM   #14
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LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL Man your friend got ripped off baaaaaaaaaaddddd
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LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL Man your friend got ripped off baaaaaaaaaaddddd
Can we move on with this already? That card was introduced in 2005 with a price tag of almost $600. If you are not familiar with its release date and pricing, here is an article for your perusal:

http://www.anandtech.com/show/1717/21

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Aside from the well executed hardware, NVIDIA has pulled off an incredible launch with availability right now. A quick look in our RealTime Price Engine shows several brands already available as low as $569. We can't stress enough how happy we are with NVIDIA's push to provide product in the retail market on the same day the product is announced. ATI really needs to follow suit on this one with their upcoming Crossfire launches.

For $600 we would like to see 512MB onboard, but with the current gaming landscape we certainly agree that more than 256MB is not an absolute necessity. But the GeForce 7800 GTX would have no reason to exist right now if not to accommodate future titles that will be more taxing than current games.
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