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Got rid of my Creative Labs - Sound Blaster Audigy SE Sound Card, for this:



Haven' even open up the box yet, and i just scan it.

Bought some other stuff along with it:


Yes my PIII/Gateway/600MHZ/ didn't ship with 2.0 USB slots. So i bought one today to add in the PCI slot. The game is:

DIRT - Origin of the Species Hope its a good game, i seen screenshots and see video a while back.

I just thought i would add the other stuff along with the SoundCard, didn't want to make 2 Separate Threads........
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post #2 of 8
Sorry to put it bluntly, but instead of wasting youre money on all this crap recently, why not save it up and get a better rig?
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yeah... its going to take alot more upgrades on that rig to get some good gfx out of it

I'd say complete overhaul necessary...
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post #4 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by vwgti View Post
Sorry to put it bluntly, but instead of wasting youre money on all this crap recently, why not save it up and get a better rig?
I have money put away at this moment for my secondary computer which i told everyone that i am buying soon. I am actually buying one in a few weeks. I just have a little bit of money which i am spending on a few more upgrades for this computer. I only have to buy the 650 OR 600 TV Wonder by Visiontek soon and if i am able to , i plan to replace the 2400 HD PRO for the the best PCI card which is the 8500GT DDR2 128Bus 256MB Card.

While i was at best buy tho, i have 2 video card choices in mind:


Its actually only 179 dollars.

And this one:


I found this card for only 156 dollars at a computer shop , so its much cheaper then from bestbuy.

Peace
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post #5 of 8
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Well the card is working great, amazing sound, even better then the SoundBlaster one. PCI USB 2.0 is fast, so my external HD 500GB my book edition is working better. The bad news:

I only have 4 PCI slots, the Visiontek 2400 is in the front bus, while the second bus is empty to give the 2400 room to breath, and the soundcard is in the 3rd, and the PCI 2.2 card is in the last slot. So it looks like i have to skip with buying the TV Wonder 650 because even if i can slide it in, the 2400 HD card needs room to breath, the fan and all.

Oh well, i will buy the tv wonder thing when i buy my second computer
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post #6 of 8
156 for a 9800gtx?

was it used and a little defective?
cuz thats like $300...

what store did you get it from??
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post #7 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by vwgti View Post
Sorry to put it bluntly, but instead of wasting youre money on all this crap recently, why not save it up and get a better rig?
lol......never a truer word spoken !!!!!!!


lovin the avatar btw...
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post #8 of 8
I love the fact that a scanner was used on the discs and (what appears to be a) modem...

Unusual methods to say the least, but functional nonetheless.
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