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Old 1st February, 2006, 09:06 AM
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Getting me a bargain...6800ultra!

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...tem=6845433338

Paid today.....I know it looks too cheap to be true but, im taking the risk.
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Old 1st February, 2006, 09:17 AM
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Old 1st February, 2006, 09:23 AM
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cheers! he has sold a few other cards cheaply and has good feedback and is Paypal verified, seems a model member!

Ill keep you updated on how it overclocks
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Old 1st February, 2006, 07:43 PM
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Thats provided you recieve the Ultra

I'm sure you will, good luck bud.
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Let us know how it goes, eh?
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Old 1st February, 2006, 09:59 PM
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Looks like a fair price for a second-hand 6800U.
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Wow! good bargain
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Old 1st February, 2006, 10:56 PM
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Wait, I thought you were still on AGP?
Thats PCI-E I think bud...
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Wait, I thought you were still on AGP?
Thats PCI-E I think bud...
He's on PCI-E. If you look at his sig you'll notice 2 things. The name of the motherboard, which is an nForce4 motherboard, and all nForce4 motherboards are PCI-E. The second thing you'll notice is the 6800GTO he has, which is PCI-E only.
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Old 3rd February, 2006, 01:18 AM
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Seems it was genuine! I entered the Royal Mail tracking number and the Post office have confirmed receipt of the item(sent insured for free ) for delivery tomorrow morning.

Pity I have other important necessary things to do tomorrow , guess they will have to wait
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Old 3rd February, 2006, 12:21 PM
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Its arrived....12700 on 3dmark03 with no tweaking or overclocking, wont overclock much but it is 425/1100 at stock.
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Old 3rd February, 2006, 12:49 PM
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update: card clocks to 450/1150 which isnt bad considering it is at 63c idle due to near zero clearance between it and my soundcard.
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Old 3rd February, 2006, 12:52 PM
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Sweet. Landed on your feet with that one. Did you loose much money off the sale of your old card??
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Old 3rd February, 2006, 12:56 PM
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havent sold it yet
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Congratulations! Enjoy your card...and count your blessings, this might have gone another way.... maybe I'm not as trusting as I should be.":O}
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As you say I took a risk and it paid off, its a matter of deciding what you can afford to lose, in this case if it had been a £200 item then I wouldnt have taken the risk, also paypal protection is actually quite good this side of the pond.

Not a bad card at all, running stable at 450/1150 now I moved my soundcard to get some air to it.
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