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Old 07-06-2005, 09:43 PM   #1
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Cool Slight Computer Upgrade

I'm running an ATI 8500 All-In-Wonder graphics card which is starting to get antiquated now, so I went to compusa this evening for a small upgrade. I walked out with another 1GB of DDR400 and a 256MB ATI Radeon X800XL graphics card (the best agp graphics card they sell at compusa).


Sorry for the quality, that's my cell phone camera and the lighting sucked.

I would have gotten an sli setup, but it won't fit. hehe, I'm running a shuttle computer and only have a single agp slot:


Anyway, I'll probably pop it in later tonight and see how it is.
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Old 07-06-2005, 10:01 PM   #2
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Old 07-06-2005, 11:50 PM   #3
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that's cool now send me your old one
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Old 07-06-2005, 11:51 PM   #4
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Old 07-07-2005, 12:01 AM   #5
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oh wait nevermind your old one sucks lol
Haha, which is why I upgraded.
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Old 07-07-2005, 12:27 AM   #6
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Haha, which is why I upgraded.
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Old 07-07-2005, 02:08 AM   #7
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damn you and your impulse buys harry lol

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Old 07-07-2005, 03:14 AM   #8
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send me your old one for my old dell. p-p-p-please
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Old 07-07-2005, 06:34 AM   #9
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man i have spend all my money on my car in the last 3 months...almost $3500 to be exact....i'm soo close to done though lol i need to upgrade my card badddd
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Old 07-07-2005, 07:56 AM   #10
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Umm harry? why did you go to compusa? the stuff there is expensive and not the best.

You made two mistakes.

1. buying from compusa. buy online from like tigerdirect or another wholesaler. waaaay cheaper and you can get a better card for your money.

2. buying ATI. you buy an ATI if you are on a budget. try this one.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...732&CatId=1380

bit pricey, but cost doesnt see to be an issue lately with ya.

i'll find some other ones that are cheaper but better than that ATI you bought.
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Old 07-07-2005, 08:45 AM   #11
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Umm harry? why did you go to compusa? the stuff there is expensive and not the best.

You made two mistakes.

1. buying from compusa. buy online from like tigerdirect or another wholesaler. waaaay cheaper and you can get a better card for your money.

2. buying ATI. you buy an ATI if you are on a budget. try this one.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...732&CatId=1380

bit pricey, but cost doesnt see to be an issue lately with ya.

i'll find some other ones that are cheaper but better than that ATI you bought.

he doesn't have enough room in his shuttle box for that thing duh, and when you're harry and you have an impulse you go to compusa so you can have it in your hands and have instant satisfaction when you purchase
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Old 07-07-2005, 09:19 AM   #12
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oh.. didnt really look at his comp... my bad.
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Old 07-07-2005, 10:04 AM   #13
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Old 07-07-2005, 02:40 PM   #14
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yeah well my Ek9 5 niner thousand got a bit slow so i upgraded to the SL55 7 bagillion woohooo...i really wish knew what you guys were talking about
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