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post #11 of 20
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Originally Posted by SMK;15216580 
Lol I wish my friends would just give me a GTX275... lucky chap

I am currently trying to unload it right now for $60 to add to my new GPU fund... i might end up just dropping it farther and farther down though.

I gave it a custom pink and purple color scheme, i think most people might be a little scared to touch it.
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post #12 of 20
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Originally Posted by dutchgenius;15216768 
I gave it a custom pink and purple color scheme, i think most people might be a little scared to touch it.

lol
    
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lol

see for yourself...

http://www.overclock.net/other-components/1132777-fs-ft-gtx-275-focus-2001-a.html
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im on a gov computer so i cant view photos from photobucket or imageshack
    
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Originally Posted by microfister;15217415 
im on a gov computer so i cant view photos from photobucket or imageshack

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post #16 of 20
You can get a 6870 for well under $200 and XFX makes one that is really really small.....

EDIT: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150561
Edited by falcon26 - 10/7/11 at 5:21pm
post #17 of 20
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Originally Posted by falcon26;15218468 
You can get a 6870 for well under $200 and XFX makes one that is really really small.....

EDIT: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150561

with a card like that, my concern is the hot air expelled into the case. arent there any more cards that have reference-type coolers, or are they long gone?
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post #18 of 20
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ended up selling the purple card and deciding on a 6870, found some NIB ones on ebay for around $145. thanks all, +Rep!
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post #19 of 20
Nice. The 6870 is a good all around card.
post #20 of 20
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woot! was able to find an XFX reference 6870 on ebay, 1 month old for $135.00 shipped. should be here by Friday
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