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Old 10-27-08, 03:56 PM   #16
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Default Re: Can't afford GTX280, but...

Originally Posted by Technoholic View Post
lol, it was supposed to be temporary, but it ends up "permanent" anyway. If it wasn't for Spring Break 2009 in Cancun. As of now, I owe $1,100. Each month, I can make payment of $250-$300. If it wasn't for the Spring Break, I would have had GTX280 by now or something. But I want to play games from time to time, I can't have my computer sit in my dorm room and do absolutely nothing, but idle.
I recommend either getting a cheap 9800GT just to get some decent gaming in or get a GTX 260 for a more long term upgrade. Overclock it and you've got roughly the speed of a stock GTX 280.

I wouldn't bother with anything more expensive unless you have plenty of money to drop on hardware right now.
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