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post #51 of 95
Wow, amazing freebie!

I've been using my 4830 for the last 4-5 years and although it's still able to play a lot of games on low settings, it will occasionally cut out/shut off and require the computer to be restarted. I've been looking into getting something like a 460 but with money being so tight it's going to have to wait at least another 6 months or more.

Good luck to everyone!
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post #52 of 95
I am in biggrin.gif.

It would be a nice upgrade for my girlfriend's computer which is mainly comprised of my spare back up parts. Currently the computer has a BFG 8600 GTS 256MB which was my old card for a couple years and will probably kick the bucket sometime soon, she wants to be able to play Skyrim at decent settings without lagging for the most part.
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post #53 of 95
Wow, great for anyone who gets it.

I'm building a media center for my folks...What will be on it? I currently have around 16 hours of home videos that I converted off of VHS into .mp4's that I'll use in a Boxee based system that will go into the living room and be connected to the TV....Still have a handful of tapes to watch and evaluate. The reason is so they can point and click on videos/photo's they haven't seen in years....and some of this stuff I think they have forgotten. Anyways, that card would certainly help out while I fish for inexpensive parts. smile.gif
post #54 of 95
My mom needs a card so that she can edit pictures faster than what she can do with the integrated graphics on her computer. (It's kind of like her new hobby)
post #55 of 95
In.

I don't need this personally, but need it to build my little nephew a cheap, but decent gaming PC. This card is essentially a 5770 minus DX11 and he wouldn't even notice.
    
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post #56 of 95
I'd definitely use this card for a 24/7 BOINC rig I'm trying to put together right now out of some spare parts lying around.
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post #57 of 95
good luck to who ever needs it the most.
Edited by rongopongo - 3/20/12 at 11:32pm
post #58 of 95
I'm in. This would be for my brother's computer who has an 8500GT, and he usually never leaves my computer alone since i have a 5770 and plays games on MY computer instead of his. Reason is cause mine looks better, so I think this would be a good present and would keep him off my computer.
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post #59 of 95
totally IN biggrin.gif need something more powerful than the EN210 on my university pc, especially when i am rendering and editing video..
post #60 of 95
I don't really *need* it because my z68 board allows for IGP graphics, but I'd like it for light gaming. My computer is pretty boring right now without a dedicated card jealoussmiley.gif
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