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Old 08-26-09, 10:46 PM   #1
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Default hey kinda need advice FX5900XT

So my neighbor wants me to upgrade this rig of his, and its old but main problem I see is GPU, but I need options on GPU's that will work with this thing. Let me give you rig details

AMD Athlon 64 3000 Newcastle
ASUS K8N Nforce3 250
1gb DDR400
80gb HD
16x DVD-Rom
16x/48/32/48 DVD/CD-RW
450W Antec True Power

Now the biggest problem I see is a 5900XT there, but the AGP market seems to have dried up.

I found these forsale on my local craigslist but dont know if its worth it, max budget is 50 bucks for this guy

6800GT $40
7800GS $50
7600GT $45
6800 Ultra EE $40
6600GT $25

I found an x1950pro for $80 but not sure its worth spending 80 bucks on this rig and he doesnt have it.

He plays CSS mainly so It doesnt have to be a supercard, just a good match, and i mentioned ATI and he said he never heard of them and didnt want to use them. His brother built this for him back in 2004
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