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  • 0% (0)
    Sell it with the 9600GT
  • 100% (6)
    Sell it with the GTS 250
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post #1 of 10
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I can't find anybody around here (where I live) who wants a good fast PC. Losers. So I may have my friend sell it for me on eBay soon. I have a bit of a problem though. Not only do I have to shell out aroud $35 for a harddrive for it, but I can't decided which GPU I should sell it with and still get a decent price. I'm using my GTS 250 in my sig rig for PhysX and GPU2 folding and I love it because I can play games and fold at the same time and get stuff done. If I sell my rig with the 9600GT though, then I would have to lower the price a lot more and I dont know if a buyer would want it then.

So what do you think? Put the GTS 250 back in it or keep the 9600GT in it?

Specs:
AMD Athlon II X2 250 @ 3.52GHz
4GB of DDR2 1066 RAM
Raidmax Smilodon case
ECS IC780M-A mobo
Artic Cooler Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 CPU cooler (same as sig)
Raidmax Hybrid2 530W PSU
LITE-ON 24x DVD/RW drive
No HDD as of yet (Thinking 7200RPM 500GB)

Link of the 9600GT (totally different heatsink though)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814141073

Link of the GTS 250 (except its 512mb model not 2GB)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814134113
Edited by XanderDylan - 4/7/11 at 6:51pm
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post #2 of 10
I'd put the 250 in it.

Physx card increases are negligible from what I've seen. Plus it makes the rig look like it was built more recently, and the 250 will max most current games at low resolutions.
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post #3 of 10
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I'd put the 250 in it.

Physx card increases are negligible from what I've seen. Plus it makes the rig look like it was built more recently, and the 250 will max most current games at low resolutions.
Okay. Well thats one vote for the 250. I'll see what other people have to say. But you're probably right. I would hate to part with it but I need that M11x I'm laptop-less.
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post #4 of 10
stuff them both in there and have your friend advertise it as "Chimera SLI" or something ridiculous and see if anyone bites ;o
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stuff them both in there and have your friend advertise it as "Chimera SLI" or something ridiculous and see if anyone bites ;o
lol hmmm..
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post #6 of 10
Yeah a 9600 is going to drag the value down unless you find someone with more money than common sense. Then again, it is ebay we're talking about here.

I'd go with the 250. You could sell both, ie the 250 as the main card and the 9600 as a PhysX card. At least it would sound good on paper. IDK any other way to get rid of a 9600 considering how cheap high end 8/9 series cards are these days.
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Yeah a 9600 is going to drag the value down unless you find someone with more money than common sense. Then again, it is ebay we're talking about here.

I'd go with the 250. You could sell both, ie the 250 as the main card and the 9600 as a PhysX card. At least it would sound good on paper. IDK any other way to get rid of a 9600 considering how cheap high end 8/9 series cards are these days.
If I can get one of my dumb friends to buy it with the 9600 GT then that would be good. As for selling both, I couldn't since that motherboard in that rig is not SLI.
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post #8 of 10
just put the gts 250 in it . you can still add the 9600gt for physx if you really want to ..
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post #9 of 10
Alternatively, put them both in the rig and sell it as "GTS250 with 9600GT PhysX rendering device" or something like that. Play up the whole PhysX thing and link video or something of some guy playing counterstrike
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post #10 of 10
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just put the gts 250 in it . you can still add the 9600gt for physx if you really want to ..
If I use the 9600GT for my sig rig, wouldn't that do more harm than good to my FPS? Plus it wouldnt be great for folding. A new WU every 4hrs isn't my thing compared to the 2hr limit of my GTS 250. Hmmm...
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