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hello, im from europe and ive came to america for a vacation and id like to take a 9800GX2 back to europe, would it be able to work on my computer since we run off 220ish voltage instead of the 115ish in the US?
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It will work fine.

The only component not to bring back from the US would be a power supply. Many do not have a switch on the rear to adjust which voltage it is currently receiving. (UK 230v vs. US 120v)

Make sure to pack the card well, in case your baggage gets some rough treatment on the trip home.
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I would deffo put it in hand-luggage so you can walk-on with it.
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Originally Posted by Arch@ngel View Post
It will work fine.

The only component not to bring back from the US would be a power supply. Many do not have a switch on the rear to adjust which voltage it is currently receiving. (UK 230v vs. US 120v)

Make sure to pack the card well, in case your baggage gets some rough treatment on the trip home.
Newer ones have the switch built into the circuit and know what the input voltage is.
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If you're unlucky and get searched at customs with a brand new bit of kit in your carry-on, you may end up paying hefty import taxes. Although I agree it would be much safer for the card itself.
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hello, im from europe and ive came to america for a vacation and id like to take a 9800GX2 back to europe, would it be able to work on my computer since we run off 220ish voltage instead of the 115ish in the US?
grab me a 4870 while your there....

& i will pay for the card & your commission ....lol
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