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What should I do with my Dead 4870 512mb throw it in the trash?

I've already tried to bake it atleast 5 times. The card still boots but it shows artifacts all over the Bios screen.
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Originally Posted by vuxdu View Post
What should I do with my Dead 4870 512mb throw it in the trash?

I've already tried to bake it atleast 5 times. The card still boots but it shows artifacts all over the Bios screen.
I have a HD 4850 512MB in same condition. I would keep it as a souvenir. Maybe after 30 years it will be a antique.
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post #3 of 13
Give it to me if you are goign to just throw it away
haha, I'd love to fiddle with it.
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post #4 of 13
Frame it or something

Make a gpu display of some sort
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post #5 of 13
Other than painstakingly testing every...single...component yourself, I dunno. MacGyver it into something useful?
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I remember seeing a while back someone took the GPU from a broken card and put it in a motherboard, and tried to turn it on.. Lol i cant find the thread but that would be pretty sweet.
    
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post #7 of 13
take out the gpu and turn it into a coffee warmer.

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=...26tbs%3Disch:1

(this is with a cpu)
    
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post #8 of 13
Find a dead 4350, 4550, 4650, 4670, 4770, 4850, 4890, and 4870X2, and make a sick RV700 display
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post #9 of 13
You could give it to a homeless that is rockin integrated video.
    
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post #10 of 13
RMA it. =)
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