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lol. what's wrong with your 7900, trueg?
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post #12 of 24
Why don't you just spend $30 on a decent power supply?

Thermaltake TR2 W0070RUC 430W ATX Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153023
post #13 of 24
If they offer an 8600 in return tell them its a downgrade and insist its a downgrade. Then if you get the chance slip in at least an "8800gs or 8800gt 256mb"
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they SHOULD give you a 9600GSO, because its the only card they still make thats ATLEAST as good. if they give you a 8600 or less complain.
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post #15 of 24
If you ran a 7900GT the 8600GT or GTS will run on it.
7900GT = 65w
8600GTS = 66w
8600GT = 59w

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...ns,1672-5.html
post #16 of 24
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Originally Posted by Masterchief3k View Post
lol. what's wrong with your 7900, trueg?
Massive artifacts.

The first 7900 I RMA'd, I would boot up, and about ever inch across the screen there would be 1/8th of an inch of pure yellow, then 1 inch down would be fine, and the the next block would have the same pattern.

It also did some staticy stuff in the BIOS (a big red flag at some hardware issue).

This one has a bit of some artifacting occurring in the BIOS, and else where.

If you got an 8800GT or anything like that, you could just sell it, and use that money towards a cheapish 8600, then the rest of the money on a new PSU, or just save the money.
    
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Just sent my card into BFG.

Hey Masterchief3k, what did you get back from the RMA?
    
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what do you think ill get if i RMA a 7950GT? maybe a 8800GT?
    
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what do you think ill get if i RMA a 7950GT? maybe a 8800GT?
I RMA'd my 7950 GT 256 MB and got an 8800 GTS 320 MB
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I RMA'd my 7950 GT 256 MB and got an 8800 GTS 320 MB
but when, was it before the 8800GT was out?
    
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