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Hehe, i'm a fussy person.

I can afford the slight premium in my budget and it just gives me peace of mind and step up. I've had a real hard time lately arguing with Ebay for a possible refund and talking to the rudest live support man XFX has to offer. I suppose they are right though.

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What happened exactly? Did they sell you a dud card and then do a runner?
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No, the card was fine for a while, but lately it's been acting up. They received one negative feedback, got closed down and are no longer a member of ebay.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by alex98uk View Post
Well, i bought my 8800gts 320mb off ebay and i got screwed royally. The member no longer is registered and XFX won't touch it with a barge pole since RMA requests must go through official resellers.

So... bearing in mind the soon to be GTX280/260 and the 4 series Radeons, i need something to tide me over that is of equal performance or slightly better than my 8800gts 320mb.

Max budget £140 from a reputable seller

I was contemplating on just getting a Xpertvision Geforce 9600gt Sonic 512mb for £97 until the next gen models come about (which, might be soon). Is this card any better than my gts 320?
Good, Just go for that evga 8800gt superclocked from scan which I pointed out first!
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post #35 of 41
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Yup. Ordered this morning.

Did it over the phone and the Scan sales guy asked whether i was going to get a GTX280/260 and i said i was going to hopefully get it through step-up depending on the price.

We had an interesting convo for 10 minutes about whether the 4 series would be any good. I love sales people.
post #36 of 41
If you could id get a 8800GT, but one card no one even talks about, the 8800GS. It actually performs identical to the 9600GT, at resolutions at or below 1280x1024. The 9600GT beats the GS in a lot of test, but only by a frame or two, some tests the GS beats the 9600GT. And i know that in the US the 8800GS is $90, and the cheapest 9600GT that i could find is $140.

Oops, i got lazy and didn't even read any other post other then the first one.
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Here's a cheaper one: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...)%20-%20Retail

You aren't gonna run away from the GTS, are you?

Don't forget, the GTS comes with a dual slot cooler. Many GT users have reported high temps due to insufficient single slot cooling. It's worth the extra money.
i set my 8800GT fan at 100% and i have way better temps than the 8800gts stock cooling.
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8800 GTS 512mb , I love my XFX.
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8800GT is a good choice.
 
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