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post #1 of 32
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Now that I have bought a Titan...

I have a GTX 260, 2*285's, 580, 590, and an 8800 GTX smile.gif

I finally cleaned out my PC stuff "closet" (in the 3rd bedroom) and found all these cards aside from the GTX590.

I'd love to get one of those sports trophy cases and put them all in it, but my lady here does not see the artistic beauty hehe. I've been threatened. biggrin.gifbuttkick.gif
post #2 of 32
I would usually sell them but after I got my 260 back from a friend I lent it to, I put it in my rig for PhysX and powering my 2 other monitors.
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Use them for folding? biggrin.gif
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post #4 of 32
I'll take them biggrin.gif

I usually recycle them into rigs for friends or family.
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post #5 of 32
tbh I would sell them. If I could afford things easily i would just give them away.
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post #6 of 32
I usually let them sit around and gather dust and look pretty

Been thinking about putting them into real rigs and mounting them on walls inside of light boxes, though. I might just do that one of these days.
post #7 of 32
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Originally Posted by salamachaa View Post

tbh I would sell them. If I could afford things easily i would just give them away.

This. If you're going to just get rid of them, I'll take the 580, would love for some SLI biggrin.gif
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When I upgrade my Rig next, The CPU, MoBo and at least 1 of my cards will go into a bedroom htpc. The 1080 monitor is just sitting there waiting to be used from when I upgraded to 1440.
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post #9 of 32
I have a 7970 that I will probably mount on a frame and put on my wall.
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Do what johnvosh does....




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