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what about windows 8 and directx12??? should i wait for it??
windows 8 could take over a year!
i know they say july 1st and all. but that changes frequently.
theres no telling when it will be avaliable for end users.
and microsoft sure isnt leaking anything to tell us otherwise..
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Am I the only one that sees you are trying to use this with a laptop?

As far as I know there is no way to use a desktop graphics card with a laptop... What are you trying to do?
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Yeah, it will improve. It depends on preference really, if you want a proven card with good solid drivers, or a very good card that's possibly being held back a little by them.

Don't wait for Windows 8, never wait for the next "big thing", or you'll never get anywhere as far as computer components are concerned.
    
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Am I the only one that sees you are trying to use this with a laptop?

As far as I know there is no way to use a desktop graphics card with a laptop... What are you trying to do?

i was thinking the same XD
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while i was looking in ebay xfx 5870 is the cheapest and they start from 160 pounds.. is there any other good uk online store for 5870 ? and not XFX i heart that their crap i love msi
    
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Am I the only one that sees you are trying to use this with a laptop?

As far as I know there is no way to use a desktop graphics card with a laptop... What are you trying to do?
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...ht_4951wt_1109

u can!
    
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Which one do you suggest me to buy? I will overclock it of course so dont choose the fastest one and tell it to me. My budget is 150 pounds MAX!!!thanks

am going to use it externally using my laptop! can you also suggest me a good powersupply for it? am only going to use this powersupply to just power up that card!!! rep will be given
Very confusing

Edit: Read above post, still not sure if its worth it, whats the bandwidth on those things?
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I foresee many, many issues. Mainly the fact that any PCIE GPU of any real power, 5770>, needs external power, and you won't be able to provide that with a laptop, so it won't even boot.
    
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I foresee many, many issues. Mainly the fact that any PCIE GPU of any real power, 5770>, needs external power, and you won't be able to provide that with a laptop, so it won't even boot.
man! read little bit more about this thing. google it and u will find out that u can use power supply too.

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i repted all postes in here.thank you very much guys!
    
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if your going to have an external graphics card and an external power supply why not put them in a case and and buy the rest of the parts for a desk top?
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