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Originally Posted by jesusofwales View Post
Perhaps, I'll talk it over with him tomorrow. If I did go the eBay route it would probably be to get the 9600 as the 6600 is PCI-e and would break his budget with p&p. The advantage of getting it with scan is the shipping would be minimal with the rest of the stuff I'm getting.

I've heard that if you can saw off the ends of a PCI slot, you can use a PCI-e card in it, but he is far too protective of his new PC to let me near it with a dremel!

EDIT: Looks like the seller only wants paypal...
**** ROFL DID YOU JUST SAY THAT?

Cutting the PCI slot will not allow you to use the PCI-E card, by all means you can put the card in but it wont run lol
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**** ROFL DID YOU JUST SAY THAT?

Cutting the PCI slot will not allow you to use the PCI-E card, by all means you can put the card in but it wont run lol
Heh, turns out I was thinking about cutting a x8 PCI-e slot to fit a x16 PCI-e card, Custom PC did it a few issues back.

Obviously I would have checked this before hacking up a MoBo
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Originally Posted by jesusofwales View Post
I've heard that if you can saw off the ends of a PCI slot, you can use a PCI-e card in it, but he is far too protective of his new PC to let me near it with a dremel!

EDIT: Looks like the seller only wants paypal...
HAHAHAHHA thats brilliant !!!

oh , and about the card, unlucky man,
good luck with finding a card though....
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I'll be picking the 6200. It should run Morrowind fine and thats his primary goal at the moment. Reps for those who helped!
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that's not an AGP card...
Ooops, i didn't realise i posted the PCI-E version, my apologies

Nice choice with the 6200, they are a very nice budget card non the less.
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post #16 of 18
hi
i have a radeon x850xt 256mb 256bit 8agp card for sale if you want it,£40 posted in the uk too if its any good for you,ive just upgraded to a 1950 pro thats all.

i have 100% ebay feedback of 230 if you want to look.

cheers
dave
post #17 of 18
I have a 6800gt for sale.

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my 6600gt is a beast!...oh'well,was back in the day!.
i love my card!
    
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