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Have a spare gtx 260, what should I do with it?

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I replaced my pny gtx 260-216 core with an EVGA gtx 560ti SC. Now the gtx 260 is just sitting in a box. Is their anything I can do with it, or will it just waste power on my computer?

Thanks
post #2 of 14
Can haz folding?
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post #3 of 14
PhysX processing. xD
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post #4 of 14
260 makes a excellent card for physx
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post #5 of 14
donate it to the folders.
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post #6 of 14
Fold, or put it up as a give-away in the folding section.
post #7 of 14
Ebay.
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post #8 of 14
Stop recommending folding, he said he doesn't want to waste power.
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shane1244 View Post
Stop recommending folding, he said he doesn't want to waste power.
we are recommending he gives it away to OCN folders
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post #10 of 14
sell it or donate it to a Folder here on OCN. They will def use it.

Maybe even trade for a different piece of hardware. (Keyboard, sound card, printer, etc.... anything)

I'd buy it if the price was decent.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Shane1244 View Post
Stop recommending folding, he said he doesn't want to waste power.
Leaving it plugged in for no reason is wasting power. Using it to fold isn't wasting power. Thanks for your helpful input, though.
Edited by KOBALT - 3/7/11 at 9:27pm
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