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cant the mobo only does single gpu I made a mistake on this mobo purchase and was supposed to get the ASUS P7P55D-E which did crossfire but by the time i figured it out i didnt want to ship it back & accept a 15% hit plus shipping costs so I kept it.
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4LC4PON3 wanna go gamble with me when you get your tax return? LOL double or nothing brother hahaha
lol nah thats ok ill keep that and pay the rest of the credit cards off 2 down 3 to go. How is Sapphire as a company? Ive always been XFX so im not sure.
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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
I think ill be ok Im getting 6500 back in taxes on the 22nd of this month which will be used for bills, food and such. I dont plan on not having a job for long. Maybe I could of gone with a cheaper GPU but what is there really thats cheaper that gives great performance but the 6950 2GB at the price.

I wanted to go with the 5870 but I get so many people that tell me not to because of certain things like Tessellation n such. So I figured screw it grab the biggest I could get for 280 & leave it as it is.

I got my portion of the taxes back which was 1500 so I paid off my credit card & bought this rig in the Sig which came to 676 with the video card. The way I see it the Rig is done now I dont need to do anything more to it at the moment. So now I can focus on more important things

Well, good luck getting the new job!
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post #44 of 50
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Originally Posted by Mitche01 View Post
To be fair to the OP he did mention it later in the thread - it does pay to read the whole thread before posting.

To OP - I know you said you have quit your job so is it really a good idea to spend alot on a GPU, could you make do with a cheaper one for now if the 4890 is on its way out?
Let me quote the OP because I'm pretty sure aside from him saying he didn't have a job he mentioned nothing about the quality if his current 4890...


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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
If you knew that the 6950 2gb was going to break the bank would you still order it anyways.. Right now I have 300 Total & I didnt want to be broke because lets face it i lost my job but I need a new video card cause my 4890 isnt cutting it.

I want to order tonight but im torn. I want to so press send payment @ egg for the 6950 2gb badly lol they all have 20 dollar rebates except the 560

5870 @ 224
MSI 560 - 258
6950 1gb - 268
6950 2gb - 279

It sucks when you have so little to work with.

To be fair; what am I supposed to take away from that one particular bit? ... I did read the whole OP ...
    
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man that OP is stupid we should give him the ban hammer for being such a loser.
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man that OP is stupid we should give him the ban hammer for being such a loser.


No need. But I do want to explain my position...
    
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also I could of just RMA'd the 4890 which I plan to but most likely will get a another 4890 in return anyways or maybe even a 5830 which in turn I will sell either or. Like I said I was going to upgrade either way regardless even if the 4890 wasnt all screwed up just because i like to pump up the settings.
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my 4890 has so many problems i dont know where to begin. it has died twice & been baked twice. It wont play almost any games in DX10 & it has a major fan problem where you have to set a % in order for it to stay running or it wont really run at all

Its basically on its last legs at this point & I know it wont last long. Im really thinking 6950 2gb & unlock it leaves me 21 buck left. I hate money
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Originally Posted by GanjaSMK View Post
Let me quote the OP because I'm pretty sure aside from him saying he didn't have a job he mentioned nothing about the quality if his current 4890...





To be fair; what am I supposed to take away from that one particular bit? ... I did read the whole OP ...
I wasnt being funny with you...but post 9 OPer stated that he has had to bake it twice and thinks the card is on the last legs!
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I would RMA that card, they might send you a new model
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I am going to RMA the 4890 here in a couple of weeks. will see what they give me in return. what ever it is its going up for sale.
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