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A friend of mine is tight on budget, and the video card gifted to him

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2 years ago#1
doesn't fit in his computer.

He's got a Dell D06S

http://www.dell.com/in/p/inspiron-660s/pd

And an NVIDIA Geforce 9600GT-- that doesn't fit in it.

What do you recommend?
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2 years ago#2
go buy a console or wait til he can afford parts from this generation.
2 years ago#3
Ebay?
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2 years ago#4
__Stewa__ posted...
go buy a console or wait til he can afford parts from this generation.


LOL
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2 years ago#5
__Stewa__ posted...
go buy a console or wait til he can afford parts from this generation.


No kidding...I remember buying that card in 2002. It was $300 or $400, I forget which. Ran UT very nicely at the time. It's probably not even worth $20 now.

Edit: I was wrong. They are selling on Ebay starting around $30.

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2 years ago#6
thatfool12Gs posted...
__Stewa__ posted...
go buy a console or wait til he can afford parts from this generation.


LOL


lol indeed

But honestly he should just get the money he'd pay for that prebuilt and build his own.
2 years ago#7
I recommend taking that card and making it into a bad ass GPU ashtray.
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2 years ago#8
Nicodimus posted...
__Stewa__ posted...
go buy a console or wait til he can afford parts from this generation.


No kidding...I remember buying that card in 2002. It was $300 or $400, I forget which. Ran UT very nicely at the time. It's probably not even worth $20 now.

Edit: I was wrong. They are selling on Ebay starting around $30.

Somehow I doubt you bought a card in 2002 that came out in 2008.
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2 years ago#9
get a low profile video card. Zotac GTX 650 low profile or Sapprhire 7750 low profile. Both around $100 and best you can fit in that think. GTX 650 has a bigger fan than the 7750.
2 years ago#10
Lonestar2000 posted...
Nicodimus posted...
__Stewa__ posted...
go buy a console or wait til he can afford parts from this generation.


No kidding...I remember buying that card in 2002. It was $300 or $400, I forget which. Ran UT very nicely at the time. It's probably not even worth $20 now.

Edit: I was wrong. They are selling on Ebay starting around $30.

Somehow I doubt you bought a card in 2002 that came out in 2008.


I swear it was the 9600...or was it the 9800? My memory ain't what it used to be.

Edit: Radeon 9800 Pro, and it was in 2003. I hate being old.

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