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So a friend of mine had his vid card crap out on him around 3 months ago. He just got back together with his wife after a rocky spot and is now trying to consolidate some bills. He was a fairly avid gamer before his card died but just doesn't currently have the money to get back into the game.
I was thinking of picking him up a card just to get him playing again.
Do I want to do an open box 4830 512MB 256bit Powercolor, or a new HIS 1GB 128bit 4670? He's mostly going to use it for stuff like CoH and Starcraft2, maybe some WoW if he gets his account reopened.
I figured as long as I'm ordering a 2nd 5770 for myself, I might as well help somebody else out at the same time.
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would help if new the rest of his system specs.
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He's running some kind of dual core, other than that I don't have much to contribute.
I want to say he was running a 8800 of some kind before it died on him, so I think his PSU can handle up to a 4850 type card.
I can't ask him because it would mess up the surprise of it all.
I should have mentioned I'm trying for the $50-$100 range. More toward the lesser end of that spectrum...
Edited by Nixuz - 1/28/11 at 8:46pm
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Your a good man.
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