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ok so this is sorta not in the right place but i didnt know where to put it

But this is what it is, I just got a 200$ promo card from dell and its legit, Im so excited you dont even know, now I gotta decide what to spend it on, but I have no idea.

If you submit a good idea that i like I will give reps to whoever does so.

and maybe a month free of xbox live to the idea that i chose if i can find the darn card its been lost for a few months lol.

Rules 1. HAS to be exactly 200$ or under with shipping to central NY
2. Cannot be a refurb, and has to be ordered by phone
3. has to comply with anyother dell promo gift card rules
4. must have more than 5 reps and 50 posts to get the xbox live
5. up to 2 entrys


and as for what im thinking of Im 80% sure i want to get COD4 from them cause I <3 that game and have been wanting it for a while, also I have a laptop with the specs below and a partial desktop (pd 805 512mb memory no vid card asrock core4-vsta mobo or something like that) if your thinking of parts, I have NO extra money at all im really really really poor right now so this thing is kind of a blessing, and part of me wnats to save it for a later build in the summer maybe and get a 9600 gt or something.

*also possibility get cod4 and a vid card or something with the rest and sell that on ebay or something to help my xtream financial stress
*this laptop can run cod4 really well and im not an xtream gamer i just like cod4,
*Ive played the snot out of the demo, and it ran good enough for me on my X700 pro
*I have surround sound and a nice enough monitor already

so yea what do you think, im totally overjoyed that I got 200$
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post #2 of 14
Is it JUST for DELL? Or is it like a 200$ loaded card thingy that you can spend on cheap hookers?

*cough*

If its just for DELL, then I'd say you grab some games, maybe upgrade your laptop memory. If its not just for Dell, I'd say hold onto it for now and put it towards some midsummer upgradage. Just my $.02
    
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lol i wish just dell
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post #4 of 14
Save the card, right now you won't see any improvement with an expensive video card and you system only has 512MB RAM. And seeing you can't upgrade the Laptop, just wait. Trust me things like this happened to me (though not as much money) and I spent it and later wished I listened to my mom when she said, "Save the card for when you get more money and get something worth it!"

Edit: Go ahead and buy CoD4 if your sure your laptop can run it on medium at least.
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post #5 of 14
i say u buy cod4
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post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by pbpenguins412 View Post
hmm good idea but idk if i want to spend that money on my desktop with older technology when i get similar if not better performance on my laptop and run cod4 on this and save the rest for a build in the summer
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Your sig looks like a notebook, not a desktop? Otherwise I'd get a new monitor..lol
    
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Your sig looks like a notebook, not a desktop? Otherwise I'd get a new monitor..lol
oh yea its a laptop like i said and i already have a 20-21inch i 4got lcd 2ms moniotr
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