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http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentation/product/?cid=1&gid=3&sgid=1041&lid=1&pid=1353&leg=0

Sapphire 6970 the card would oc like no other card, got it to 1050mhz stable stayed cool and quiet under load, BUT the pcb didn't have any cooler support, so the card sagged to the point that I couldn't look at it anymore lol.

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Nvidia 7150M and the Chipset the went with it. By far the biggest POS nvidia ever released. They all are pretty much ticking time bombs, You have no idea the number of Broken laptops I have seen using that chipset. I for one am glad Nvidia is out of the chipset business.
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GeForce 9400GT

The shopkeeper and my father both asked me to go for 9600GT since that was DDR3 but I was like NO I wanna save dad's money. -_-

BIGGEST nooby action in my life I regret to date. Happened exactly 3 years ago.
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ATI Radeon 9800. Nothing but trouble until I got rid of it (didn't take long).
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Originally Posted by TFL Replica View Post

ATI Radeon 9800. Nothing but trouble until I got rid of it (didn't take long).

I knew someone who managed to get their 9700 or 9800 All In Wonder RMAed.. I heard the replacement card worked like a champ, but the original one had a fair number of issues. Heat, that sort of thing.
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Nvidia 6200. Back when I first started building I needed a dedicated GPU. My dad was in the states, on his way back he picked it up from bestbuy and wow what a card lol. This was when CSS was more popular, back in the days when ATI had their 9600XT etc.

I remember installing the 6200, loaded up source on cs_assault and just wow, the card can barely handle that with no players on screen. Ended up with a 9600 XT that served me for a year.
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PNY 7600 GS 512 MB.
The card simply was a trash, it was an underclocked piece of *****.
I didn't realize that until it was too late. I felt kinda bad because it performed worse than all other regular 7600 GS cards.
PNY added extra 256 MB over the reference but they used really slow memory instead.
The original one had 800 MHz GDDR2 but my card came only with 533 MHz (50% underclock). This really killed the performance.
The card was too weak to realize the extra 256 MB over the reference an I felt pretty bad and noob at the time I bough it.
but this gave me more experience in video cards and not to buy from sucky brands again.
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An old Radeon x800 (I think it was the PRO) that thing could never hold a constant FPS in SWG, and you could only get 30 FPS in that game... I switched it with an x1800 so much better.
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Worst dedicated card I've bought for daily use would have to be an XFX 5750, crapped out.
Worst card in terms of performance, 8400GS.
If we're including integrated, then that would be Intel "Extreme Accelerated" graphics 910/915.
 
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ATi Radeon 9800 Pro 256

Without the knowledge at the time to review it pre-purchase.....I expected more, lesson learned
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